Revealing the Ordinary Art Show in New York City

Portals and KM

Here is great looking New York art show, Revealing the Ordinary , an upcoming three-person exhibit at Gallery Korea.  The  The gallery is located at 460 Park Avenue, Sixth Floor (corner of East 57th Street), New York. See for example, Artist Liz Sweibel’s New Web Site Is Very Inviting.   The opening reception is Wednesday, September 7, from 6 to 8 pm. The exhibit will run until October 10.

KM and a Christmas Tree Stand in New York City

Michelle Laurie

“This stand changes the neighbourhood.” “People stop and talk to each other.” . . These are some of the words I heard at a Christmas tree stand in the upper east side of Manhattan last week. The simple stand is a true symbol of knowledge sharing in this NY neighbourhood. .

Red-Tails in Love: Birdwatchers as a community of practice

Digital Habitats

It is the story of a community of birdwatchers in Central Park in New York City and how they observed, loved and obsessed over a family of Red-Tailed Hawks that raised a family on an apartment ledge just of Central Park. Identifying a new practice and refining it.).

7 Tips to Winning the Social Media Marathon

Online Social Networking

Learn a new feature, practice it, and go on to the next. Tags: Blogging Networking and Marketing Strategy Personal Development and Success Social Media and Social Networking Sites Web Marketing critical success factors New York City Marathon social networking Success Strategies Building a social media presence is much more a marathon than a sprint. There’s plenty of content to develop, place and promote, and there are lots of relationships to build.

Friday Fun Find

Community Guy

The Lost Tribes of New York City from Carolyn London on Vimeo.

2011 in review – Thanks WordPress!

Michelle Laurie

Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. It’s been great to review the stats they generated including the top 5 referring sites, top blog posts, searches by visitors and more. Thanks WordPress for all the great info! This blog was viewed about 6,300 times in 2011. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 5 trips to carry that many people.

Cheap Parking in New York

Michael Sampson - Currents

makes me smile every time I read it: " A Cowboy from Big Timber, Montana walked into a bank in New York City. The bank officer told him that the bank would need some form of security for the loan, so the Cowboy handed over the keys to a new Ferrari. The good ol' Montana boy replied, "Where else in New York City can I park my car for two weeks for only $23.07 I do like this story.

City Data City Apps: Open Data and Transparency

Collaborative Thinking

Interesting how government transparency is getting contagious - local municipalities (New York, San Francisco) are mimicking what the federal government has been doing with its various open data and app store efforts. San Francisco Launches City App Store.

Community Job Openings Update

Community Guy

If you’re in need of a new gig and are interested in community development work (which I assume you are if you’re reading this blog), be sure to check out the Community Guy Jobs Board. It’s free to use both for employees and employers, and has quite a few tasty new openings. Program Manager (Word-of-Mouth / Social Media Marketing) New York, NY. Director of Community (Managing 20+ Employees) New York City, NY.

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Upcoming Art of Hosting learning events

Chris Corrigan

Art of Participatory Leadership and Social Change , September 26-28, 2011, New York City. Three Art of Hosting learning events are coming up this fall in western Canada. Join us in Saskatoon or here on Bowen Island to explore the leadership capacities needed for convening the conversations that matter in our time. Art of Hosting Conversations that Matter: Leading thoughtful collaboration and wise action , September 19-22, 2011, Saskatoon, Sask.

Waves of Wave Clones?

Collaborative Thinking

I wonder if we will see a series of vendors tilting existing or delivering new products that mimic Google Wavel. . Zenbe , a New York City-based startup, is the latest example.

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Edison Awards Announced Call for 2012 Nominations

Portals and KM

The 2012 Edison Awards, sponsored by the Nielsen Company, Discovery Communications, and USA Today, will present New Product Awards, The Edison Achievement Award™ and The Edison Green Award™ in 2012. The These awards recognize innovation, achievement and excellence in the development, marketing and launch of new products. Here is a good contest I just learned about.

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And getting shot in Brooklyn.

Endless Knots

New York City has been offering free weekend H1N1 vaccinations at public clinics. Tags: Health New York   in the best possible way. Two family members went to get theirs this past weekend at a public school in Lefferts Garden.

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Pep Talk – Who Moved My Cheese?


specially, after returning from my last business trip to New York City on the week of February 11th. And that week I spent in New York City surely has changed my life and in so many different ways that it’s going to be a bit too tough for me to relate it all over here.

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From the feed

Chris Corrigan

Chewing on these: Performing the world is a conference in New York this fall. Rob Paterson on new careers in sustainability. Jordon Cooper with a nice find: a video about the photographer BlueJake of New York City Teaching social media to environmental activists. Lianne Raymond gives the gift of words for International Women’s Day. Andre Hardin posts an outstanding video of a Rube Goldberg machine from the band OK Go.

Join Me at Enterprise Search Summit 2010 in NYC

Portals and KM

It will be at the Hilton in New York City on May 11-12. This is an especially good time of the year to be in New York. Thierry Hubert and I will be presenting at the Enterprise Search Summit 2010.

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It’s Always the Season of Giving: Monday Morning Rock Out!

Hildy Gottlieb

Photo credit: By Ed Yourdon from New York City, USA (Helping the homelessUploaded by Gary Dee). It’s easy to fall into the trap of calling the holidays the “season of giving.”

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Sustainability = Innovation + Collaboration: Report from WNSF Summit

21st Century Organization

Speakers at the Womens Network for a Sustainable Future (October 6 in New York City) confirmed the thrust of Victoria Axelrod's recent post that Sustainability = Innovation. Dr. Nunes describes her new business development as " collaborative innovation ".

Keeping Wall Street Like Cairo, Not London

Alchemy of Change

We are now seeing this choice play out on Wall Street and the streets of Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston and dozens of other cities. New York, London and Cairo. New York City is not Cairo, of course. Those were the people who burned the city of London.

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Here's a way to start the Peace Talks: See MetroPAL.IS.

Endless Knots

Attie takes two seminal documents, each belonging to the other's enemy in the form of its country's Declaration of Independence, and has them read by New Yorkers from "the Palestinian and Israeli communities."

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State of the Collaborative- Peer- Sharing Economy #sharenyc

21st Century Organization

In response to my question about where the sharing economy is headed CPSE Summit Chair, New York University Professor Arun Sundararajan , sees a single digit percentage contribution to U.S.

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State of the Collaborative- Peer- Sharing Economy #sharenyc

21st Century Organization

In response to my question about where the sharing economy is headed CPSE Summit Chair, New York University Professor Arun Sundararajan , sees a single digit percentage contribution to U.S.

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DC Does Public Information Right


Yesterday, my colleague Chris von Spiegelfeld shared some impressions of our recent event Web Sites Without Walls.

The social life of pop up spaces


More ideas like this please, as described on the Placemaking blog - the New York City Department of Transportation has been partnering with local restaurants to install pop-up cafés in parking spaces.

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Does Social Media Help Us All To Be Honest?

Ant's Eyeview Blog

I took this picture in New York City (downtown area). Technorati Tags: social media , advertising , wisdom of the crowds. Sean McDonald. Does social media make us act on our best behavior? It depends somewhat with your personal outlook of human behavior.

Thanks for commenting and more

Michelle Laurie

For example: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. My icons on networks, connections and strategy. As I blog into 2012, it’s important to reflect on what I hope to achieve with my blog this year. First, blogging is a personal practice where I reflect on work and ideas that intrigue me. The act of blogging forces me to consolidate my thoughts, articulate them and share.

Some ideas about a tool for community reflection

Learning Alliances

We experimented with [link] (or “wiki surveys”), a tool for public opinion and consultation, and indeed we got new ideas and some interesting guidance on the most popular and resonant ideas. Shut out new people?

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Red-Tails in Love: Birdwatchers as a community of practice

Nancy White

It is the story of a community of birdwatchers in Central Park in New York City and how they observed, loved and obsessed over a family of Red-Tailed Hawks that raised a family on an apartment ledge just of Central Park. . Identifying a new practice and refining it.).

IBM THINK Forum – Optimism, Outrageousness and Smart Sense-Making on Leadership


A few days back you would remember how I put together a blog post around the topic of Leadership as Servanthood , as part of some of the highlights from the wonderful IBM THINK Forum event hosted in New York City not long ago.

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ATX: the world's social business hub

Social Abacus

This shocks people-- to have left New York City (said with a Texas accent like in the old El Paso commercials) for a funky little Texan town. This post was done in parallel to a group of social business thinkers and practitioners, synthesized and excerpted by Peter Kim here.

Fashion and P.R. Social Media blogger events

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

When I pointed out I had been invited to them for a number of years now, she was shocked and insisted that this was new - Bloggers Only. However, we’re more than often the first to share with the public – especially when it comes to new products, new collections, etc.

Online Community Unconference East - 2009

Online Community Strategy

Our first event of 2009, the Online Community Unconference East is going to be held on February 11 in New York City. We expect 150 online community and social media professionals to attend, and we expect there to be between 30-40 collaborative sessions.

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IBM THINK Forum – Servanthood – A New Kind of Leadership


No, I am not going to spoil it for you much more than this, other than stating it’s quite refreshing to see how Sam himself identifies some of the key traits that are also permeating throughout the Social Web in helping identify the new leaders of today, errr, I mean, tomorrow.

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Is Your Ning Network Closing?

Online Social Networking

I’m closing a bunch of Ning networks but have recently launched two new Ning networks to replace them. These are my new Ning networks, and I have ambitious and exciting plans for both: NY Business Networking - New Ning network serving all business in the Greater New York City Area.

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IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 – Here We Come!


As it’s happened over the last few years, it’s that time of the year where I am starting a new season of business travelling and very soon I will get things going, once again, with my yearly pilgrimage to Orlando, FL, to go and attend Lotusphere 2011.

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Ants basically invented the internet | Grist

John Tropea - Delicious Network

Challenging city kids to find the wilderness in a sidewalk crack. Cities. Sarah Laskow is a reporter based in New York City who covers environment, energy, and sustainability issues, among other things. Cities. Skip to content. Skip to site navigation.

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June 30: Mashable Social Media Day #SMDay Sydney

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

On Wednesday, June 30, we’ll be organizing meetups in cities where we have staff using Meetup Everywhere. So come join us for drinks in New York City or San Francisco or anywhere. Venue in City, Sydney? Join Mashable in celebrating Social Media Day.

Online Community Unconference East - Early Bird Pricing Ends on January 11th

Online Community Report

The event takes place on February 10th at the Digital Sandbox in New York City. Our annual Online Community Unconference East is just over a month away. The Online Community Unconference East is sponsored by

What to expect at the Online Community Unconference East

Online Community Strategy

<img src=&# [link] alt=&# " /> The Online Community Unconference East will be held February 10th in New York City. At the end of the day, attendees walk away with new ideas, perspectives, and a long list of new professional connections. The agenda grid plays the role of gathering place and ideamarketplace throughout the day, as attendees come back to the agenda to check for any updates, changes, or new sessions. <strong>Outputs</strong>If

Humility in midtown Manhattan

Chris Corrigan

Today I worked in this location with friends Willie Toliver and Kelly McGowan supporting the work of a group of executive leaders in the New York City municapl administration. The view from the Rockefeller Foundation meeting room, looking south towards the Empire State Building. I was struck by how, despite the responsibility and magnitude of influence these people have, that they are nonetheless human beings - vulnerable, falliable and authentic as the rest of us.