Goals Not Tools

Michael Sampson - Currents

The something greater was when the goal changed – to that of cross-disciplinary collaboration. If you focus on the goal (outcome), process improvements and tools are just implications. It doesn’t affect the goal.

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When Organizational Goals Clash with Social Change Goals

Alchemy of Change

This morning I received an online petition to support changes to US fuel efficiency standards, and the reasons I didn't sign it say a lot about the problems of the social change sector today. People Power advocacy climate engagement permission marketing

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Composition Goals in PostBox 4

Michael Sampson - Currents

Postbox announced a new composition goals feature in its latest email client. Postbox 4’s new Composition Goals feature helps you achieve two important things that are basic to emailing effectively and efficiently: 1. See more: Stay on Target with Postbox 4’s Composition Goals. Keeping each message concise and to-the-point. Studies show that recipients are more likely to read emails that are simple and easy to read.

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Open Business Strategies – Helping Someone Else Achieve Their Goals

Elsua

More of a reflection than a question, actually, but here it is: How can I help you achieve your goals if I don’t know what you are doing, or working on? . “ But what if your responsibilities include helping other people reach their goals?

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Community Goals and Measurements

John Tropea - Delicious Community

What goals and measurements should be defined for communities, community members, community managers, and community program managers? Goal-oriented, 2. Goal-oriented measurements relate to employee goals and allow assessment against those goals.

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The influence of social media for learning - technology is more than just a means to a goal

Joitske Hulsebosch

I often hear: "technology is just a tool and should be the starting point, let's start with the goal and the technology will follow". The tech does not matter if we achieve our goal." Technology is means or a goal? And if Ford would have started with the goal?

2015 188

Lean Management and The Pull of Goals

Evolving Web

Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives. In this quote, Frankl suggests that goals are a pull system. Goals are indeed a pull system. Goals come from internal processes. We have individual and shared goals that motivate us to act.

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Goals for 2010 and Beyond

Hildy Gottlieb

To create these conditions, we have three major goals (and a lot of smaller goals / objectives) for the next 12-24 months. The goal of igniting and keeping a fire under a new conversation will include ongoing discussion at this blog, as well as the development of other blogs.

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Being Email Free - Atos Origin Sets a Goal

Michael Sampson - Currents

Global IT firm Atos Origin has said it wants to become "email-free" within three years. Thierry Breton, the firm's chairman and chief executive, says he has had enough of the streams of e-mails which daily "pollute" the workplace. He has likened his campaign to the efforts made to "reduce environmental pollution after the industrial revolution".

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InformationWeek: Genentech Fights Social 'Noise' By Setting Goals

Michael Sampson - Currents

Thomas captured some of the key ideas for InformationWeek: - Key message: "social without a goal is just a whole lot of noise.". I like the emphasis on goals aligned with current organizational issues - such as using social tools to reduce the cost of drug development. Last month at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference in California, two people from Genentech talked about their approach to making collaboration work.

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I'm a Collaboration Strategist: How Can I Help You Reach Your Goals?

Michael Sampson - Currents

I'm really keen to work with many new organizations in 2011 on making collaboration work - maybe there is some way I can help you reach your goals? I'm a Collaboration Strategist - How can I help you reach your goals this year?

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Goal Setting to Close the Knowing-Doing Gap

Leading Virtually

A simple intervention that works on a personal level is goal setting. Goal setting involves creating a list of desirable leadership behaviors, setting targets for those behaviors (e.g., The power of goal setting has also been shown in areas other than management.

2015 53

Aligning Web Content Management with Digital Business Goals Inside and Outside the Enterprise

Portals and KM

I agree and it seems to be that increasing page views should no longer be the goal but rather increasing the number of actions you can do in a single page. Web content management has way gone beyond the Web 1.0 role of publishing Web pages. My friend Geoff Bock recently wrote an interesting post, Web content management's new role: Fueling digitally driven businesses , that address ways to move your use of Web content management into this century.

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Telecommuting goal to reduce carbon footprint in Hubei province

Endless Knots

Remember my obsession with " green teams " and ideas generated by readers to use virtual meetings to clean up the carbon? Encouraging article in China Business News: " Telecommuting to solve Hubei’s carbon emissions problem." " Check out the optimistic last paragraph about the impact of virtual meetings on carbon emissions. (My

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How to get strategic insights from Net-Map

Net-Map Toolbox

Goals. Understanding reasons / motivations / fears / aspirations behind goals. Changing actor goals toward more positive. Just a bowl of spaghetti with toys on top?

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Collaboration Tool Errors: No Goal? (Or is it more subtle than that?)

Michael Sampson - Currents

It's a good checklist of things to avoid, but I keep coming back to number 1: " The No Goal Error. collaboration" is not a goal in itself). But to say that there is "no goal" sees too extreme in my view. I think the reality is more subtle, as in: - The goal is not articulated for others to understand and embrace. The goal was clear 3 years ago when a new tool was put in place, but with staff turnover, the champions have left and that thinking has been lost.

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Back to Basics: The Strategy Team & Goal Definition

Online Community Report

Define Business Goals and Objectives. As I mentioned at the beginning of the post, the Organization's goals are half of the equation for a successful community strategy. This post is part of an ongoing series about developing an online community strategy.

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Back to Basics: The Community Strategy Team & Goal Definition

Online Community Strategy

Define Business Goals and Objectives. The key elements of the brief generally include: A statement of purpose or intention for the online community strategy; Business goals for the online community initiative, ideally showing support of organizational mission and goals, and with initial metrics of success; Key findings from the stakeholder interviews (which will have informed, and ideally support, the two points above).

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Musings on “community management” Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I’ll come back to that word “management.&# ) Read through his goals which I think are different than what we have come to expect for what I’ll call “traditional online community management.&# It is indicative of short-term, achieving goals within a given budget.

2008 133

Green Chameleon » Intranet Innovation Awards 2009

Green Chameleon

The goal is to find these ideas (whether large or small), and to share them with the wider community.&# www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Intranet Innovation Awards 2009 It’s that time of year again! “The Intranet Innovation Awards are global awards that celebrate new ideas and innovative approaches to the design and delivery of intranets.

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Formalizing stories about community leadership

Learning Alliances

Here are some of the questions that come up in meta communities, all of which are in some way a matter of balancing opposites: What exactly are our goals as community leaders? Is it legitimate to find new goals as we go and if so, how do we do that? I’m working with several meta-communities: communities of practice made up of people who are themselves supporting communities.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

February 15, 2008 Friday Flashback: KM 0.0 -- A Pragmatic Approach to Social Networking and Knowledge Management for Business F orfifteen years, since the discipline called Knowledge Management wasinvented, my ideas on how best to accomplish its lofty goals (improvingfront-line worker productivity and innovation through betterknowledge-sharing and collaboration) have evolved continuously. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In a similar vein to Richard Bruce Andersons article ,its goal is to help us get past the first three stages of grief(denial, anger and despair) to the fourth and final stage (acceptance)."Sometimes Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

2007 35

Full Circle Associates " Musings on "community management" Part 2

Nancy White

I’ll come back to that word “management.&# ) Read through his goals which I think are different than what we have come to expect for what I’ll call “traditional online community management.&# It is indicative of short-term, achieving goals within a given budget.

2008 133

CoP Series #6: Community Leadership in Learning

Nancy White

It is my personal belief that nearly every course that has practical application as its goal should have an explicit activity that bridges out to the world. Community Leadership in Learning - bees, mentors, coaches, experts and friends .

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AI Use Cases For Communities & Networks

Online Community Strategy

has / have specific goals to make progress towards. We think future communities will thrive with AI if the ultimate goal of the community is enabling member agency and purpose. Artificial Intelligence is arguably the buzziest of buzz words these days.

2018 46

Change Leadership Challenge 3: Embedding Change

Partnering Resources

Create Goals Linked to the Success of Your Initiative. Identify High-Level Goals for Each Business Unit. From there, continue setting goals until every affected division and department has at least one strategic goal associated with the initiative.

2014 242

The Path to 2030

Networking Action

What are the trends that will influence our ability to realize the Sustainable Development Goals for 2030? This was the question that I was asked to address in a keynote to the annual meeting of the Global Donor Platform for … Net Dev

2017 130

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

2007 40

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

2007 40

‘Communities’ and ‘Networks’: A Conceptual and Linguistic 2.0 Mess | Sonnez en cas d'absence

Delicious/choconancy/community

2010 51

Webinar Series on Transformation and Large Systems Change

Networking Action

The goal is to support development of the LSC field by creating conversation amongst practitioners and knowledge developers about theories/strategies and … Blog Change

2014 201

The Stakeholder Collaboration Game

The Bumble Bee

One of the challenges for teams is that the achievement of some of their goals are not fully under their own control - they need to be achieved in partnership with, or even in spite of, external parties (stakeholders) who are working to their own agendas and priorities.

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Four Things to Remember When "Planning"

Evolving Web

Build a system of honest work like this: Goal - Have one. Let this goal and the options around it evolve as you learn. Options - Create small projects to help you achieve your goal. The faster these are completed, the faster you get value realize your goal.

2018 194

Part 2: From Change Initiatives to Change Systems

Networking Action

and “What must it do well, in order to realize its change goal?” Part 1 described global energy as a change system with five subsystems. The question was then asked: “What makes a (sub) system successful?” Academically, these questions lead … Change

2014 164

Brands & The Collaborative Economy Research Project: Call for Participation

Online Community Strategy

The goal of the project is to gain an understanding of how. Today I’m kicking off a qualitative research project exploring the level of understanding, interest in, and urgency surrounding the Collaborative Economy for Brands.

2015 84

Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

people’s identification of, and intention to pursue, particular highly valued, overarching life goals.” Tactical goals in the context of a community experience, yes. The goal of my cohort is to create community-based programs that help people discover, refine and express their purpose.

Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

people’s identification of, and intention to pursue, particular highly valued, overarching life goals.” Tactical goals in the context of a community experience, yes. The goal of my cohort is to create community-based programs that help people discover, refine and express their purpose.

Envisioning a New Approach

Michael Sampson - Currents

But the two are not done simultaneously and intertwined, otherwise there will be the risk of quick solutions, premature fixation on an immediate solution, and becoming enamoured with just updating the current form without questioning the ongoing validity of the goal.

2018 136

Seeing the whole elephant…

Chris Collison

Start with the day-to-day matter of performance management and project management, where people and teams agree to goals and targets in order to deliver value which generally takes the form of profits for shareholders – or value for stakeholders.

2015 76

Digital Habitats for project teams

Digital Habitats

The project goals and milestones. (This post is cross-posted from my blog at Learning Alliances.). Kathy Milhauser mentioned that she assigned Digital Habitats to students in a course on globally distributed project teams.

Do You Have a Productive Partnership or a Tug of War?

Partnering Resources

They merge their unique perspectives, resources, and interests together in the interest of a greater goal. They’re supposed to be your ally. Your co-conspirator. Your partner. But instead it feels like every conversation is a struggle. This isn’t how it is supposed to be.

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Online Community Building Strategy: Nancy White On Networks, Groups and Technology Choices

John Tropea - Delicious Community

What is more important : the technology we select to support these communities or the strategy and the goals we want to achieve? What is more important : the technology we select to support these communities or the strategy and the goals we want to achieve?