March, 2017

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The power of silent learners

Jenny Connected

This week I attended a webinar which focussed on silent learners. Thank you to Martina Emke for drawing this webinar to my attention. The time flew by.

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Mapping the community networks of Centres of Expertise: the “Rotterdam Connections”

Making CommunitySense

My community mapping work is taking off. I have been very busy with it, and have had little time to share the stories recently.

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Systems Change Funding

Networking Action

Wondering how grantmaking can be more systemic and transformative? A great Systems Grantmaking Resource Guide helps answer that question.

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Container Homes

Michael Sampson - Currents

Given that I have many children who will want to enter the housing market over the next two decades, I’m interested in alternative approaches.

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Group Process Design Principles in Times of Turbulance

Full Circle Associates

Ready for a thinking ramble? Payoff isn’t until the end. Fair warning! Constants, parameters, numbers (subsidies, taxes, standards). Quickly.

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The Path to 2030

Networking Action

What are the trends that will influence our ability to realize the Sustainable Development Goals for 2030?

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Norway’s Ship Tunnel

Michael Sampson - Currents

A few years ago I was visiting Oslo to present a series of workshops, and on one evening one of my hosts drove me into the city centre for a meal out.

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Lessons from VizEd Vancouver

Full Circle Associates

In keeping with my debrief/reflection practice, here are my lessons from the sold-out GF workshop. First, it was a joy to collaborate with Tracy.

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Painting of a New Orleans Brass Band Sousaphone Player

Portals and KM

I also recently did a painting of a high school band member who plays the sousaphone. I have three photo albums covering my art. at Riverbend.

2017 11

A Systematic Guide to Collaboration and Competition in Organizations

The Bumble Bee

I am delighted to announce my new book " A Systematic Guide to Collaboration and Competition in Organizations ". Team Leadership Development

Links of the Quarter: March 2017

How to Save the World

How does one ‘deal’ with the simultaneous collapse of so many systems upon which so many of us now utterly depend? Not much else to say.

Every herring is a word

Chris Corrigan

Yesterday I spent most of the day honouring people who have worked for decades to preserve and grow the Skwxu7mesh language.

San Francisco

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last month I flew to San Francisco for a week of meetings. My new colleagues at Silverside were coming across for a conference the week of February 20, so we split the distance and met half way. We held three days of planning meetings for 2017 and then did the conference thing; me for one day, and the others for the full three days. Swimming Pool.

Responding to Clark Quinn: Technology or preparation? 

Full Circle Associates

Clark Quinn has a great provocation on his blog today. I ‘ll share a quote, then reply. I’m all for the latter, at least ;). Your thoughts?

New Orleans High School Sousaphone Player

Portals and KM

I also did a painting of a brass band member who plays the sousaphone. It is a tuba redesigned to make it easy to carry in a marching band. 

2017 11

How AI Can Help Solve The Biggest Problem With Crowdsourcing

Online Community Strategy

The concept of engaging “the Crowd” through digital platforms has been around for some time. On some platforms it can be closer to 10%.

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How to Save the World

you have tethered the big rubber dinghy. to a tree on the sea shore. so it floats, just off the beach. and the three of us climb aboard. there is only.

No Laptop Onboard. Now What?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Almost a decade ago I wrote about my mobile office using an iPAQ 212 and foldable Bluetooth keyboard. Foldable Keyboard. Get a Larger Mobile Phone.

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Weaponised Devices

Michael Sampson - Currents

” For example, here’s the official statement from Air New Zealand. Having that happen in an airplane is a very bad idea.

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Enterprise Collaboration TechFest – Melbourne (June 2017)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Eventful Group is hosting the second Enterprise Collaboration TechFest in Australia in June. Starting with the Why – Delivering Business Value.

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Highlights Reel

Michael Sampson - Currents

Earlier this decade I met a friend for breakfast, and he proceeded to tell me an idea for an ambitious project. And started working. And working.

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Rain

Michael Sampson - Currents

We’ve had a drought in the part of New Zealand I live in. There’s been little rain for months, and the ground has shown the lack thereof.

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Laptops in Checked-In Luggage

Michael Sampson - Currents

It’s a common question: Can I pack my laptop in checked-in luggage? The general consensus is “ no.” Chelsea, Quora. David, Quora.

2017 19

Lessons from a Crazy MAFN Multi-Sensory Webinar

Full Circle Associates

Warning: Long post suitable for process geeks and lovers of detail. This is worth a blog post of its own!) That alone is an unusual twist. I smiled.

When Death Rushes Up

Michael Sampson - Currents

This is not a good way to greet the morning. Some words of tribute from afar … When death rushes up, We meet it as we are. Miscellaneous

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Logitech Spotlight

Michael Sampson - Currents

It is one of the “must have” devices in my travel bag, almost regardless of whether I’m scheduled to give a presentation or not.

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Evaluation Session Capture [Flickr]

Full Circle Associates

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Day One Capture [Flickr]

Full Circle Associates

Choconancy1 posted a photo: ngf graphicfacilitation ingeneas zambia

Purpose to Practice [Flickr]

Full Circle Associates

Choconancy1 posted a photo: ngf liberating structures

Event: Preparing Teachers of Refugees

Full Circle Associates

It will focus on preparing teachers of refugees. We will be discussing critical issues and sharing ideas and experiences about professional learning.

The Jellyfish, the Silverfish, and Me

How to Save the World

photo by Mitchell Kaneshkevich. A bout 650 million years ago, jellyfish evolved with, most likely, the first eyes of any creature on the planet.