#NRC01PL Personal Learning MOOC Week 1

Jenny Connected

I have registered for Stephen Downes’ 7 week Personal Learning MOOC – Here is the text, advertising the course, from the first part of Stephen Downes’ Half an Hour blog. Course objectives: participants will develop an appreciation of different models of online course delivery, ranging from the traditional LMS through connectivist MOOCs to potential future models of personal learning and performance support. Design Elements in a Personal Learning Environment.

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.

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#NRC01PL Personal Learning MOOC Week 3

Jenny Connected

There have been a few interesting goings on in the open ‘Personal Learning Conversation’ that Stephen Downes is running. These statements form the foundation of his ideas about personal and personalized learning. NRC01PL personal learning personalized learning

Personal Kanban Wins the Shingo Prize

Evolving Web

Personal Kanban won a Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence this year. Personal Kanban is strongly rooted in Lean ideals, but it much more focused (as the name implies) on the individual – on us as people.

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Change Happens Through People – Even at Walmart

Alchemy of Change

What I believe is particularly interesting about this story is that the company’s decision to shift it practices was influenced by the personal experiences of the company’s top leadership. Change can be personal or institutional in nature, and usually it’s a bit of both.

Why Looking After Your Personal Brand in the Social Era Still Matters


Virtual ties can be as influential as in person relationships […] “ Indeed, in today’s more complex, disruptive and uncertain business environment than ever, it’s something you cannot afford not having anymore. General Interest Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools

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Personal reflections on 2013

Michelle Laurie

Blogging for reflective practice is how I began blogging so here goes… A lot of changes took place in 2013, which have been transformational for me personally and professionally. Being a mom pushed me to find people to collaborate with to accomplish my work commitments.

#NRC01PL – What does personal learning mean to me?

Jenny Connected

This is the question we have been asked to respond to in Week 4 of the Personal Learning MOOC (#NRC01PL). That’s what personal means. I use it as a personal photo back up store. PbWiki: I have lots of wikis, but only for invited people, so not public. These are the tools that currently make up my personal learning environment. But personal learning for me is a lot more than online environments. A lot of my personal learning is not public.

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Curating our personal technology configurations

Nancy White

As we prepare for a synchronous conversation today, I realized I can frame this question from a technology stewardship perspective, specifically the idea of curating our own personal technology configurations so that they can help us tap into and amplify the value of our networks.

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

The Bumble Bee

Carlton Reeve has written an excellent series of five articles in Play with Learning which compares and contrasts the 5 main theories of learning ( Behaviourism, Cognitivism, Constructivist, Experientialism and Social Learning ) which underpin personal learning.

State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part Two


Truly enjoyed his definition of such concept as well as that other notion that we all live in a state of messy-coherence, although I won’t be saying much more on it, other than encouraging those folks in favour of management, and managing things and people, in general, to go and have a watch.

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

Partnering Resources

Share a link, article, or report that you think will interest a specific person. 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.

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How People Define Smart Organizations: The Biology of Great Organizations Part II

Alchemy of Change

If there’s such a thing as an organizational membrane, it needs to be able to respond both logically and emotionally to a world deeply shaped by the thoughts and actions of real people. It’s a person who’s doing the actual communications; not not the company somehow speaking by itself.

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Do People in Virtual Teams Need Face Time?

Michael Sampson - Currents

The “masterclass” was presented online to 10-12 people in Australia. ”), one of the questions from a delegate in the discussion was about virtual teams, and whether face-to-face (in-person) time was necessary.

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. He said that the presentations are becoming a de-personalized knowledge transfer tool, supposed to be used without seeing or listening to the presenter.

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Four strategies profesionals for personal branding via social media

Joitske Hulsebosch

Why would you be busy and thinking about personal branding? Online personal branding Social media provides a space for professionals to profile themselves as autonomous thinkers and professionals. Scan information, search, make sense of it and add your personal view.

IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – People-Centric vs. Content-Centric by Louis Richardson


Welcome to the successful transformation from a content-centric organisation to a people-centric one! Yet, he did a wonderful job in helping attendees prepare themselves to come up with their own Personal Knowledge Management strategies by making use of social software tools.

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Social Business Is People to People Business – The Movistar Story


It’s all about personal experiences, it’s about putting your customers right at the centre, it’s about understanding how that customer centric approach is going to make you much more successful and profitable at large. People to People. . People are people.

Surface Pro 4 vs. iPad Pro – One Person’s Decision Experience

Michael Sampson - Currents

A couple of people mentioned the iPad Pro. Chris was recently looking for a digital tablet to enable him to return to a paper-free workflow; like a few of us a decade or so ago, he used a Tablet PC with stylus. For 2016, Chris did all the right things and asked his friends for their input and direction, and made a decision conceptually to go for the Surface Pro 4 – which is a fantastic device (and which is on my list too). March 1, 9.08am on Facebook.

How personal do you make your online personal branding?

Joitske Hulsebosch

I want to make it personal but have some hesistance in showing too much of my private life online. I read and reflect quite a bit on personal branding and it is part of our courses with Ennuonline. In that way people get a good picture of who you are. personal branding

Wise Words from a Judge in New Zealand - for Young People and Adults

Michael Sampson - Currents

Start behaving like a responsible person. I shake my head in disbelief at some of the things judges say. but this hit the mark: " Northland College (NZ) principal John Tapene has offered the following words from a judge who regularly deals with youth. Always we hear the cry from teenagers 'What can we do, where can we go?'.

IT Talent: Technology Leaders with People Problems

Partnering Resources

Squirrels are great at foraging for nuts, building nests, and finding ways into my “squirrel-proof” birdfeeder (that’s not a picture of my personal birdfeeder, but it gives you the idea). Similarly, some leaders are never going to be great at managing people.

Are Personal Blogs Waning?

Online Social Networking

WCBS Radio 880 reported, based upon a source I have not been able to find, that personal blogs had peaked, and that people find the time commitment necessary for blogging to be excessive. My personal strategy is to post here at least once per week, usually Sunday evening.

When Personal Brands and Corporate Brands Collide

Alchemy of Change

There are some great folks on Google+ who happen to work for Google and that position within the company has … Continue reading » Engaging People Google+ Posts alchemyofchange communitymanagement glia Google socialmediaThis case brings up some tricky issues around what happens when individuals step forward to represent the organizations they work for in social networks like Twitter and here on Google+. What happens when they leave?

State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part One


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise

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Blog>> Knowledge Sharing Activities in People’s Daily Work

Green Chameleon

In my previous entries and at many other locations we discussed that it would be significantly beneficial if knowledge sharing activities of people are not an additional task but an integral part of their daily work. Many platforms - digital or not - require that people access another tool or step out of their daily routine. To achieve this, a good am of motivation and personal benefits is needed and we all agree this is not an easy task.

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Three Networking Types: People You’ll Meet while Searching For Your Next Job

Partnering Resources

At Partnering Resources, we prefer to talk about networking as an ongoing activity, not just as something people do when they need a new job. They could be former colleagues, employees, or people you’ve worked with along the way.

Reconciliation: a practical guide for non-indigenous people

Chris Corrigan

Most non-indigenous people think it was “all in the past.” For most non-indigenous Canadians, residential schools was something that happened to others, who suffered injustice at the hands of people who are long dead. Don’t wait for other people to create that legacy for you.

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.

Network Mapping for personal development – a retreat for women

Net-Map Toolbox

I have been exploring the power of Net-Map for personal development and happiness for a few years now. And both of them are the cheerful, warm people who I was waiting to meet to make this retreat come true. If you allow the wind to lift you up, you can fly (picture by Dan Markeye).

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Own it – with a smile

Net-Map Toolbox

career coaching exploring new ideas facilitation musings Other people''s work personal development Uncategorized blame creative learning Owning it responsibility self confidence Smile (Picture by Alan Cleaver on flickr). How do you deal with situations you are not 100% comfortable with?

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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.

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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.

The 7 Habits of Effective Personal Fundraisers


Personalize your fundraising. Online fundraising is most effective when it's made personal. Personality and passion have to shine through in any type of fundraising effort. Making the campaign personal gives your cause credibility. Personal connections motivate people to give more than the cause in and of itself. Help other people connect with the cause and need by focusing on being human. By Rob Wu, Founder, CauseVox.

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.

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It’s not about the thing; It’s about the people

Hildy Gottlieb

Tech people. Fundraising people. Whatever you work with, whatever you sell, whatever you promote, whatever you make – it’s not about the thing, it’s about the people. Dimitri is a tech person by nature, a geek and proud of it. It’s about the people.

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Defining Collaboration - 4. Mapping People, Work, and Outcomes to Technology Capabilities

Michael Sampson - Currents

My (broad) definition of collaboration is people working with other people towards a common outcome. Thus there are three aspects in here: (1) people, (2) working together, and (3) common outcome. This is the fourth post in a series about defining collaboration.

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.

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.

How our workshop game confirmed all digital adoption is personal

Social Reporter

This week some 50 people joined us in exploring how older people, or indeed anyone, might be encouraged to engage with digital technology and the Internet – without a screen in sight. Can you trust sites with personal information?

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