Knowing people

Ken Carroll

Leaders and managers have to become better students of people and of human nature. We spend our time understanding processes and things rather than on understanding people. What do you need to know about people to do it? Do you struggle to understand people’s motivations?

People 127

Why you should Block people and your Community responsibility

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Blocking People on Facebook: It’s not censorship -they are free to continue talking bollocks – I am exercising my freewill to say enough is enough.

2017 202

The State of Surveillance We, The Good People, Are Creating


It’s been called a post-fact society, a world in which reason has little or no place, people vote against their own interests and the establishment is rejected as an act of rejection, not an act of reasoned protest.

2016 207

Collaborators, Cooperators and People I Learn From


So I decided to look deeper, in retrospect, and try to define for myself the kinds of relationships I have built over the years with the people who I used to follow on Twitter and see how I would be able to group them accordingly. Collaborators , Cooperators and People I Learn From.

2015 169

Social Business Is People to People Business – The Iberia Story


As part of the series of “ Social Business Is People to People Business “, here’s the next take of what living social is all about. Essentially, no matter what people out there may well say, that’s what customers care about.

2012 164

Trusting People in This Social Age Is a Tough Job!


Anke starts building up her blog post with a rather clear idea, which she describes on the following quote: ‘ When I taught people how to be on social media, back before it was all marketing, it was very much about building circles of trust.

2016 151

Similar people - different people

Net-Map Toolbox

That means: The longer a network is active, the more it tends to consist of similar people. I feel drawn to people who understand me without much explaining, the typical situation where you start a sentence and the other person is nodding frantically because he or she knows exactly where you are going. And sometimes talking to people who are so similar allows you to reach out very far on very thin ice. Social network analysts find this again and again: 1.

Treating People as People, Not as Tasks

Portals and KM

Louise Altman, Partner, Intentional Communication offers us - Humanizing Workplace Relationships – People Aren’t Task s. The film portrayed the industrial revolution as a plague on people where workers were treated as mere extensions of machines. These are mostly the ideas in people’s minds. Yet, as Louise points out many organizations are still managing people as though the wealth was created by tangible assets, machines, and people are just servants of these machines. 

People 100

Social Business Is People to People Business – The #Movistar Story – Part Deux


Over three years ago I wrote an article over here around the ‘ Joy of Business Travelling ’.

2015 130

People perspective and empowerment

Michelle Laurie

Some of the things we talked about and experimented with included: - Perspective. - People. - Build repertoire of icons. - Sense of motion (e.g. Everyone learned a lot in a few short hours…and people found this evolution very empowering.

People 130

IT Talent: Technology Leaders with People Problems

Partnering Resources

Similarly, some leaders are never going to be great at managing people. The most obvious answer is to shift poor people managers into individual contributor roles. With this solution, people aren’t forced to do something they can’t do well.

2013 166

Social Business Is People to People Business – The Movistar Story


It’s about understanding how as important and paramount as corporate brands are (Specially, in the context of B2B), it’s actually people the ones who make business. People to People. . People are people.

2012 130

Have My People Tweet Your People

Evolving Web

Don’t get me wrong, I know some people who are free lance community managers, have more than one client and do a great job. But these people make it a priority to know their client’s business and ensure that they can quickly get to people capable of acting on a customer request.

People 130

Change Happens Through People – Even at Walmart

Alchemy of Change

But it’s important to remember that there are real people running these organizations , and that personal experiences and personal relationships can have a very large impact on these people and the decisions they make about the institutions they lead. Meaningful People Power

People 130

Other people’s thoughts…

Net-Map Toolbox

Tags: Other people's work Uncategorized exploring new ideas musings

Power Shift – People Running Companies by Apple?


Don’t worry, I’m not talking about the discourse of how the Macintosh came together in the first place, but about something a whole lot more subtle that has escaped most people’s perceptions on the repercussions of such bold statements.

2012 151

Do People in Virtual Teams Need Face Time?

Michael Sampson - Currents

The “masterclass” was presented online to 10-12 people in Australia. Yesterday I presented a condensed version of the driving effective use workshop , albeit without a specific Office 365 focus. After setting the scene (“What Does Effective Use Look Like?”),

2016 116

Blog>> People Process Technology

Green Chameleon

Dave Snowden has been having a hoity toity about stupid categorisations over at Cognitive Edge, and he’s included the “People, Process, Technology&# triad (some people add Content) into the Domain of the Damned. we need some process and people support here!&#.

People 130

Running a Pro Action Cafe for 300 people

Chris Corrigan

In all, 450 people from across the country gathered together in a traditional conference of panels, workshops and tours to learn and develop their own practices of social entrepreneurship, community development, planning and research.

2017 74

Green Chameleon » People Process Technology

Green Chameleon

He asks: “All three have to co-evolve; why or why do people fall into the pit of reductionism and categorisation with such ease?&# Technology people do need to be reminded (forcefully and painfully sometimes) that process and people (and content) matter.

People 130

Open Business – From Document-Centric to People-Centric Collaboration


Essentially, making the successful transition from content is king to people AND their conversations are king. Such presentations can be sent around so that even other people can speak to the same ‘powerpoints’. People become unnecessary.

2013 179

People Move On

Managing Communities

Please Update Your RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Interacting with Members

2015 50

Building a network for People Powered Change

Social Reporter

Over the past week the partners in Big Lottery Fund’s People Powered Change initiative have provided some updating posts about their work, on BIG’s blog. Testing ideas on the use of social media with projects funded under the Silver Dreams Fund and the Jubilee People’s Millions.

2012 141

Action storming for tackling difficult people

Viv Mcwaters

The question comes up sooner or later: “How do you deal with difficult people?” You can see a physical shift in people when they get it – when something they try just works. Action storming for tackling difficult people is a post from:

Networks: More Than People

Collaborative Thinking

Liked the way they correlated people, places, groups,etc to produce a graph. Original Source: barrywellman : Everything's a network, properly interpreted. link]. Introducing News Dots - By Chris Wilson - Slate Magazine. Like Kevin Bacon's co-stars, topics in the news are all connected by degrees of separation. To examine how every story fits together, News Dots visualizes the most recent topics in the news as a giant social network.

People 100

Behind 1000 People

Michael Sampson - Currents

And for 1000 people to queue up before us in the Arrivals Hall. And lots of people on phones. Flight from Copenhagen to London Heathrow was uneventful, even with the three circles in the sky to delay our landing into Heathrow. The delay meant we got to see the Airbus A380 head for the skies. It's going to be a long walk-stop-walk-stop-walk-stop-turn-repeat. Lots of long faces here. as in, "why is this happening to me!"

The five major theories of how people "learn": a synopsis

The Bumble Bee

One of the key theorists of experiential learning is David Kolb who developed his experiential model, as opposed to a purer cognitive which formally recognised that people learn from experience and described learning as following a cycle of experiential stages.

2012 181

Conversations, culture, people and props

Social Reporter

Lloyd’s assertion (I think this is right) is that culture - whether Britain Overseas, or the way we run organisations, or meetings, or just hanging out together, is determinated by people, and the way that culture evolves, and is defined, is substantially through conversations.

Second Wave People

Michael Sampson - Currents

My new book is about User Adoption Strategies for collaboration technology, and focuses on "second wave people". They are very different from "first wave people" -- the early adopters of anything new, the advocates, the champions, or the enthusiasts. These are the ones in an organization who don't rush to embrace new collaboration technology. regardless of what it is.

If Companies are People, Where’s Their Soul?

Alchemy of Change

One such question that we wrestle with today is whether our Constitution provides corporations the same rights of “personhood&# it grants to real people like you and me. This legal fiction, that corporations are “persons,&# is counter-intuitive to most people. The U.S.

2011 204

People You Like are Good Business

Evolving Web

We want to work with people we like and respect on projects that are fulfilling. We've learned over the years a (sort of) simple equation: Variables: PYL - People you like. PYDL - People you dislike. We have found that work with people you don't like is: Harder to acquire.

People 151

Getting People to Change

Hildy Gottlieb

If creating the world we want means getting people to change what they currently do, how can we get people to change? That’s a question we hear a lot when we tell people what we’re doing at Creating the Future. But how will you get people to change their ways?”

People Powered Change needs ppchange communications

Social Reporter

The launch of Big Lottery’s People Powered Change, which I wrote about earlier and have just attended, generated the usual mixed reaction online and in the room from romantics, boosters and critics. For People Powered Change to succeed, it needs People Powered Communications.

The world is full of talented people!

Viv Mcwaters

Here’s just two examples. I love this video from Mr Simon Taylor about language. Brilliant. And then there’s this one by Rick Mereki. I want to know how he did it. Creativity General Language

2011 130

10 messages in planning digital engagement with young people

Social Reporter

Below are 10 messages to consider in planning any project using digital technology to engage young people and address the key challenges they face. Tim writes at : This Thursday we brought together a fantastic crowd of 25 thinkers, social entrepreneurs, funders, youth workers and young people at the RSA in London to explore some of the messages that had been emerging so far in our Young People and Digital Technology exploration. Who are the young people?

10 messages in planning digital engagement with young people

Social Reporter

Below are 10 messages to consider in planning any project using digital technology to engage young people and address the key challenges they face. Tim writes at : This Thursday we brought together a fantastic crowd of 25 thinkers, social entrepreneurs, funders, youth workers and young people at the RSA in London to explore some of the messages that had been emerging so far in our Young People and Digital Technology exploration. Who are the young people?

Enterprise 2.0: Two Success Stories on Connecting People with People to Make a Difference!


Focus on the people and I can guarantee you it will be coming around! right from the start: the opportunity to successfully connect people to people AND make a difference as a result of such serendipitous encounters.

People 151

Create Slides People Will Remember by Nancy Duarte


Design slides people can “get” in 3 seconds.

2013 141

What’s more important? People or structures?

Net-Map Toolbox

If you look at any great change, in your organization, in history, and you ask people to describe who this happened, most likely you will get one of these two stories: Story 1. It’s all about the people: There was this inspired leader, or evil man, or group of passionate individuals, or conspirators, or clever people, who came up with this grand idea who made all of this happen.

2012 98

Understanding digital exclusion: homeless people


‘I think for young people WiFi is almost a human right. This comes from a new Lemos and Crane report on access, use and benefits of digital technology for homeless and ex-homeless people.

2015 51