A quick harvest from Art of Hosting Water Dialogues

Michelle Laurie

days doing of joint training with The Art of Hosting and Waterlution called the Water Dialogues. Chris Corrigan , one of the hosts, introduced the Cynefin framework (used by Cognitive Edge ) as a way to differentiate between simple, complicated and complex problems.

My personal year of learning about evaluation

Chris Corrigan

More than that, I had many experiences of evaluation being used as a weapon of power to exert control over the way projects were unfolding. For a number of years I have been studying and learning about evaluation.

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Art of Hosting beyond the basics: a new offering

Chris Corrigan

Tuesday Ryan-Hart, Tim Merry, Caitlin Frost and I are just returning from a gathering of experienced Art of Hosting practitioners from around the world. A key part of our work is nto build capacity and depth in core teams to host systems work together.

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Art of Hosting Beyond the Basics, October 21-23, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Chris Corrigan

Over the past four years, Tuesday Ryan-Hart, Caitlin Frost, Tim Merry and I have been sitting down and thinking about our learning about the way participatory leadership intersects with power, systems change, large scale and sustainable engagement and deep personal practice.

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Facilitation vs Hosting | Narrative Lab

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

After reading ­ Chris Corriga­ns­ excellent post this morning on the difference between facilitation and hosting , Im beginning to wonder if were amidst the evolution of the term facilitation from a philosophical and practical point of view. Tags: facilitation hosting

A decade of living and learning, hosting and harvesting

Chris Corrigan

As summer begins to close here on the west coast of Canada, I’m starting to head back to work, digging into to 20 or so projects that will unfold in the next nine months, which will take me across Canada, the US, Hawaii, Estonia, Denmark and Australia. Since then, I have facilitated literally hundreds of gatherings from two person retreats to international conferences using a variety of participatory methodologies.

Capacity building and scaling a participatory approach

Chris Corrigan

On the Art of Hosting email list last month, there was an inquiry posted by Monica Nissén asking about scaling the Art of Hosting as a leadership practice through levels of engagement. And no one person or team can do it alone.

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How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings

Elsua

Specially, from other teams, in other organisations and business units, in other projects with their own agenda, never minding your own. When I was in my previous project I used to average about 10 to 15 hours of meetings per week.

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Social Connections VI – From Adoption to Adaptation, from Enablement into Engagement, while #WOLWeek Kicks Off

Elsua

Not every day do you get to work in multiple dream jobs at the same firm, while living in paradise island , with your HR manager physically located in another continent different than yours and with your project manager working in one other (different) continent altogether. Submit your city in the comments to this blog post and, who knows, before you know it, we may be able to host it around your neck of the woods. Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Personal KM Travelling

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5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Elsua

And I feel that at that point in time, our main worry is going to be having, or not having, a powerful social search engine that would help us nail down most of that content… Which is why I am pretty excited about research projects, like “ Social Networking & Discovery &# (a.k.a.

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What Should Project Managers Know about Social Media and Social Networking? - Managing Technology - Dennis McDonald's Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

SEARCH THIS WEB SITE: My Networks: Twitter Delicious LinkedIn Facebook « The Alexandria Web Strategy Discussion Group | Main | Dennis McDonalds Blogs Top Ten Posts of 2007 » Wednesday 26 Dec What Should Project Managers Know about Social Media and Social Networking? McDonald I’m a member of the online group SdB+PM Forum , a collective of 825 senior project managers who are also members of the Linkedin professional networking group.

2008 28

The Evolving Web and Focused Social Media

Evolving Web

project, we also facilitated a one-week write-shop at the World Bank in Washington, DC. For this project we chose Google Docs because it had a UI that was reasonably familiar to the users and allowed in-line comments for peer reviews. The next project was similar.

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Tool of the month: interactive video

Joitske Hulsebosch

Hence it gives more room for engagement and personalization. Then from 19 euros / month Difficulty: * Basic layer: from YouTube, Vimeo, JWPlayer or Kaltura but also Media site, Blue Billywig and own upload Hosting: Your video remains hosted at the location of the base layer.

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This complex world is hard.

Chris Corrigan

It’s as if they are searching for the one person who will promise them the relief they are looking for. We will work strategically with the content of the project, and build participatory processes together that will change the way we do the work of addressing complex problems. There are projects that fit the ordered domain of work, in which project management and strategic planning leads to predictable outcomes.

2015 67

Green Chameleon » Gary Klein and Dave Snowden on KM and Singapore’s Risk Assessment and Horizon Scanning System

Green Chameleon

For example, my STARS knowledge cycle avoids tacit-explicit knowledge distinctions and takes a people/personal perspective as being fundamental to knowledge creation and use.

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Validating Social Computing by Living a Historial Moment at IBM

Elsua

From there onwards, and, over the course of the years, I have been working in multiple various different projects where collaboration, knowledge sharing and communities have always played a key role (Even today!),

Teaching frameworks for practitioners

Chris Corrigan

Teaching, therefore, requires a disruption to the pedagogy of filling another person’s brain and body with competence. I always combine this with an opportunity to apply the learning on real projects. Art of Hosting Learning Practice

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Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

Growthhacking, gamification, content snacks and personalization. Thinking about the community member as a “whole person” with a life beyond your community? The host organization evolves from an authoritarian role to become a responsive partner in co-development.

Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

Growthhacking, gamification, content snacks and personalization. Thinking about the community member as a “whole person” with a life beyond your community? The host organization evolves from an authoritarian role to become a responsive partner in co-development.

[KMers] Training Community Managers and Facilitators

Elsua

4:25 pm elsua: @orgnet The rock stars can help validate the emergent leaders to project their exposure & involvement w/ the community; but I agree #KMers. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections – Innovate or Die

Elsua

In this episode #5 Jean Francois takes the opportunity to show how different things could have been for organising and hosting a conference event when making use of Activities versus other options.

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Disintermediated sensemaking

Chris Corrigan

Second, evaluation is an incredibly privileged part of many projects and initiatives and itself becomes a strange attractor for project planning and funding approval. The problem with this is that it places a person between the data and experience and the use of the knowledge.

2014 66

Exploring future possibilities by mapping “dispositionalities”

Chris Corrigan

” Each person told a story and the other three at the table listened and wrote down what they heard was the impetus for change, with one data point on a post-it note. Without engaging in a deliberate yet loosely held action-based project, it is very difficult to see the opportunities that lie in the blind spots. Art of Harvesting Art of Hosting Cynefin Evaluation Facilitation Featured Learning Philanthropy Uncategorized World Cafe

2016 57

The Sweettt Podcast – Episode 12 – Sources of Quality

Elsua

Over the course of the last few months a bunch of folks have been asking us why The Sweettt Podcast , that weekly podcasting tertulia I used to co-host with my good friend, and fellow colleague, Matt Simpson , went into a dormant status and whether we would be picking things up again any time soon.

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The complex world is hard.

Chris Corrigan

It’s as if they are searching for the one person who will promise them the relief they are looking for. We will work strategically with the content of the project, and build participatory processes together that will change the way we do the work of addressing complex problems. There are projects that fit the ordered domain of work, in which project management and strategic planning leads to predictable outcomes.

2015 49

Intervening in a complex system: 5 Ps

Chris Corrigan

When I was up in Whitehorse last week I got to spend time with folks from the Public Service Commission discussing a project that would see us looking at discriminations in the workplace from a complexity angle. Pilot: A pilot project is usually a limited time proof of concept. In Pilot projects you can begin to use some summative evaluation methods to see what has changed over time.

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Green Chameleon » Connect, Contribute, Develop

Green Chameleon

As I read it, he’s talking at least in part about Wenger’s idea of personal trajectories of deepening involvement with a community of practice (moving from periphery to active participation).

2008 130

More on community management (part 3 or “what’s in a name”) | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

The person you entrust to guide and represent and help your organization learn – this person we have been calling the “community manager&# – is your person who stewards your connection to both hearts and minds.

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A collective harvest of the four fold practice

Chris Corrigan

The last couple of weeks my deepening of perspective on the four fold practice of the art of hosting has continued. In the Art of Hosting Water Dialogues we are teaching the practice and inviting participants to reflect on what they already know about the practice. Here is a snippet of the harvest from our work this week: Presensing and hosting yourself. Personal wellness: sleep, eat and hydrate. Notice your projections on to other people.

Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

Growthhacking, gamification, content snacks and personalization. Thinking about the community member as a “whole person” with a life beyond your community? The host organization evolves from an authoritarian role to become a responsive partner in co-development.

Green Chameleon » Take Your Wiki on Holiday With You

Green Chameleon

It’s billed as a reusable personal journal tool which works very much like a wiki, but has a couple of really really wicked features. Recent posts Updates on Expertise Project and the Origins Business Narrative Conference Find the Pain, Fix It The Negative Archetypes of Gov 2.0

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Waking up beloved community

Chris Corrigan

The cynic might say that such an attitude is decadent in a world of suffering, but I think it is clear that without these experiences of ourselves as joyful collectives, the serious work of living in our time is compromised by our own personal and private fears. And an army then seen in this context is a group of people that are greater than any one person’s fear. Art of Hosting BC Being CoHo Collaboration Community Facilitation Invitation Leadership Music Practice

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Describing participatory leadership

Chris Corrigan

Sometimes we describe what we do with practing the Art of Hosting as bringin participatory leadership to life. o Complements the organigramme units with task force work groups on projects. o Participatory Leadership is methods, techniques, tips, tricks, tools to evolve, to lead, to create synergy, to share experience, to lead a team, to create a transversal network, to manage a project, an away day, brainstorming, change processes, strategic visions.

Art of Participatory Leadership, day two

Chris Corrigan

This group we are working with in Estonia is cracking a lovely design for a six month learning journey around hosting, harvesting and participatory leadership. In between workshops, they are working on projects in their organizations and communities, deep in real practice and real life.

#CMAD 2013 and Sharing Some Appreciation

Online Community Strategy

I first got to know Randy in 2007 through the Forum One Network events that I developed and hosted with Jim Cashel. We’ve worked together personally on a couple of projects, including an RMS project for Dell’s Communities. Jeremiah has been supportive of many of my personal community building initiatives, including my early Online Community Roundtable meetups and Forum One Unconferences.

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Back to Basics: Want to Know What Your Community Members Need? Just Ask.

Online Community Strategy

Specifically, member research can help answer questions like: What are member’s expectations of you / your organization as a community host? What role should you play as host, and what community activities should you facilitate? What do community members need from you as the host?

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

They prefer a more personalized, interactive buying experience.So Most people Ispeak to use this only as a last resort, and rarely find anythinguseful -- they quickly give up and look for a real person to providewhat theyre looking for.

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Update on Ageing Better Innovation – look to apps and connectors

Social Reporter

Here’s an update on my exploration into how digital innovation may help support personal well-being, and services for ageing better. It will be hosted by Lord Filkin, who is chair of BIG’s £50 million Centre for Ageing Better , so there may be scope for some joining up there.

2014 203

Herding the Smart Cats: Successful IT Change Leadership

Partnering Resources

Now imagine that those desired behaviors are perceived as limiting freedom and independence on projects. The project team was comprised of people trusted by their peers. Visibility was modeled by the CIO who personally evangelized the new way of engaging in project work.

2012 202

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

June 24, 2007 Sunday Open Thread - June 24, 2007 What Im thinking about, and planning on writing (and podcasting) about soon: Performance Art: A group of us in Toronto are spreading the project started by artists Melisa Christensen and Matt Lein in NYC last month. Activism: What Else You Can Do Personally. Personal Knowledge Management. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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Running a Pro Action Cafe for 300 people

Chris Corrigan

The idea was to put the intelligence of the network to use and to ground and apply the learning and experiences of the previous three days on actual projects. At all the other tables, the first person to sit down gets to host a project for the morning.

2017 74

Blog>> Knowledge Management in Intranets

Green Chameleon

When we look at web-based KM tools, then they are normally hosted in the companies’ intranet. teams (functional or project teams): discussions and collaboration on documents, notes / sharing of individual information / web conferencing. individual usage: personal information management: documents, bookmarks, notes / manage personal relationships and contacts. personal notes), groups (e.g. project reports) and by all in the intranet (e.g.

Facebook Eavesdropping Patent and Congress Questions

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Mr Zuckerberg, Facebook has had a patent for 5 or 6 years to identify where person is via voice identification in ambient environment. hospitals to share anonymized data about their patients, such as illnesses and prescription info, for a proposed research project.

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