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 146

Collaborators, Cooperators and People I Learn From

Elsua

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 241

Social Business Is People to People Business – The Iberia Story

Elsua

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 240

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.   The wealth now comes from treating people as human assets and releasing their creativity to enable innovation and new wealth in organizations. 

People 165

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

Social Business Is People to People Business – The Movistar Story

Elsua

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 207

Jokaydia: People (and meetup)

Community Capers

Imagine if you will a brand new town where people have leased property and begun to establish their residences, shops, offices, and play spaces. The real-estate may be virtual but the community and the ties between people are as real and tangible as they can be.

People 151

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 186

Using Data Analytics on People for Better Decision Making

Michael Sampson - Currents

Chantrelle and Natalie from the Workplace Analytics practice at Microsoft share three ideas of how organisations are using people analytics (defined as “ the use of data about human behavior, relationships and traits to make business decisions “): 1.

2018 116

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 207

MirandaNet: People

Community Capers

Tags: roles partners Community case studies profiles leadership sponsorhsip people Community capers Research Findings MirandaNet

People 100

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.

Power Shift – People Running Companies by Apple?

Elsua

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 215

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 109

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 141

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

Elsua

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 256

Trusting People in This Social Age Is a Tough Job!

Elsua

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

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 196

People Move On

Managing Communities

Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com 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 71

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: vivmcwaters.com.au.

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

Elsua

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

2015 130

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 239

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

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.

People 132

Other people’s thoughts…

Net-Map Toolbox

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

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.

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.

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

Elsua

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.

2010 228

Create Slides People Will Remember by Nancy Duarte

Elsua

Design slides people can “get” in 3 seconds.

2013 217

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!"

People 109

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?”

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 251

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 194

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

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 socialreporters.net : 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 socialreporters.net : 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?

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

In Frankfurt Enterprise 2.0 = Organizational Change & People Challenges

21st Century Organization

Implementing enterprise social software platforms is changing organizations but that's a topic not being discussed widely in adopting companies because people don't like change. . is about People.

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

How to Network From Your Desk (For Introverts and Busy People)

Partnering Resources

I have a list of my top ten connectors: people who have gone out of their way to connect me to others. Connect People. Connect people by making an introduction. All easy ways to give little gifts to people in your network. Image by Vincent Fournier for Henkel Advertising.

2013 232

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 106

Why Smart People are Reluctant to Share

Michael Sampson - Currents

In late 2009, Rajesh pondered why some smart people are reluctant to share , with the key insight being that "knowledge" becomes obvious to them, and (a) they think other people already have it, and (b) it becomes part of them (internalized) rather than something they can put into words. Rajesh writes: " Smart people want to give their best and as they learn more, they learn that they need to learn a lot more before they start sharing.

2011 158

Older people want to be involved – digital tech can help

Social Reporter

A report from the Shaping our Age project, featured in today’s Guardian, concludes Older people don’t want to be passive recipients – they want to get involved – which resonates strongly with the Ten pillars of wisdom manifesto I helped developed recently with Tony Watts and Bryan Manning. Peter Beresford, one of the project team, writes: The main route older people see to improving their wellbeing is social contact and the route to this was having a say and involvement.

2013 152