• DONALD CLARK PLAN B  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2016
    [Blogging] Learning Technologies 16; the flat, the sharp & 7 things I would like to have seen
    Julian Stodd had an interesting perspective on this in his blog on LT, when he focused on the concept of big company ‘inertia’. Keynotes – one flat, one sharp Marshall Goldsmith’s been around for a very long time. I’ve seen him speak before but I’m a little weary of coachy, motivational platitudes. Be happy? Find meaning? Be fully engaged?
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2016
    [Blogging] Trump's "linguistic killshot"
    The post Trump's "linguistic killshot" appeared first on Joho the Blog Scott Adams , the Dilbert guy, writes perceptively about Trump’s skill verbally assassinating his opponents with what Scott kills a “linguistic killshot.” ” His example is Trump labeling Jeb! as “low-energy.”
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2016
    [Blogging] January Nonprofit Blog Carnival: What Are You Doing To Be Happier, Healthier in 2016?
    Jacobwith of the Fire Starters Blog offers up some terrific ways to avoid burnout that are free or low cost. Top Ten Tips for Dealing with Anxiety  by Suzette Annan at the HealUrHead blog offers some terrific tips on how to calm anxiety that many of us feel when we work in situations with few resources and lots of major work to accomplish.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2016
    [Blogging] Tung oil from a good vendor
    The post Tung oil from a good vendor appeared first on Joho the Blog We made the odd choice of replacing our miracle composite kitchen floor — zero upkeep — with a knotty pine floor. Pine is beautiful, and we think it helps make our kitchen look more inviting, but it’s very soft wood. So we’re conditioning it with tung oil. Or on.
  • DONALD CLARK PLAN B  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2016
    [Blogging] Micro-learning: trend, fad or retred?
    What’s needed is not some superficial branding, and yet another term for 'chunking' invented for ‘trend’ blogs and conference talks, but a more detailed analysis around its use and potential. Micro-learning, the idea that learning can be delivered in small chunks, has been around for some time – at least 60 years. How are they combined?
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 2016
    [Blogging] Keep the Web unbroken, with Amber
    The post Keep the Web unbroken, with Amber appeared first on Joho the Blog When sites go down, they don’t take the links to them with them. So, your posts now point to 404s. That’s not just an inconvenience. It’s Web entropy and over time it will render the Web less and less useful and even less intelligible.
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2016
    [Blogging] Blog Post: A Knowledge Cafe for 100 people
    By David Gurteen I promised a detailed description of a Knowledge Café that I ran for Johnson & Johnson in Ireland last November for 100 people - well actually 4 concurrent Cafes in one room. Here you go. Let me know if I can run one for you
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2016
    [Blogging] Blog Post: Watch Bowie perfectly predict the internet's impact on music and society 15 years ago.
    By David Gurteen Watch David Bowie in an interview with Jeremy Paxman on BBC Newsnight predict the potential of the interne t way back in 1999. "We are living in total fragmentation.". The audience is at least as important as who ever is playing.". And in this interview he was as much a philosopher as he was a musician
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2016
    [Blogging] Blog Post: Transforming decision making meetings
    By David Gurteen How many times have you taken part in a meeting to make a decision about an issue where they have been two factions in the room? The two groups do battle and it is usually the ones who have made up their minds ahead of time who win. In my corporate life, I experienced this many times. They were painful affairs. Try it, like here.
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2016
    [Blogging] Blog Post: Do you have listening difficulties?
    By David Gurteen We all appreciate the benefits of listening such as listening to ignite other people's thinking But most of us are not that good at it. There are many techniques that we can learn to improve our listening ability such as empathic listening. But maybe it is easier then we think. Let go!
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2016
    [Blogging] Blog Post: Ten questions for work that matters
    By David Gurteen I do love Seth Godin's blog - almost every post is short and a gem. Here is a recent one. Ten questions for work that matters. What are you doing that's difficult? What are you doing that people believe only you can do? Who are you connecting? What do people say when they talk about you? What are you afraid of?
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2016
    [Blogging] Blog Post: Leave nothing but footprints - don't try to dent the universee
    By David Gurteen Dave Winer says Leave nothing but footprints. I've always wanted to help improve the world, so in many ways I disagree with him but I can see where he is coming from. There is an argument that says the Universe is just OK as it as and could not be any other way and that problems only exist in the human mind. How do you feel
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2016
    [Blogging] Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Tweets: January 2016
    By David Gurteen Here are some of my more popular recent tweets. Take a look, if you are not a Tweeter, you will get a good idea of how I use it by browsing the list of micro-posts. Why Sweden Is Shifting To A 6-Hour Workday [link]. How Poverty May Change a Child's Brain [link]. Networks are not Communities - networks connect; communities care.
  • MIND HACKS  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 23, 2016
    [Blogging] Spike activity 22-01-2016
    The Independent has a piece on the history of the drug amyl nitrate, sold widely as ‘poppers’ , and its place in gay culture, clubbing and sex. I get interviewed by the Spanish-language blog Neuromexico – text in Spanish but audio largely in English. Lots of good stuff. Why does the brain use so much energy ? asks Wired UK.
  • BETH KANTER  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2016
    [Blogging] Guest Post: Introducing the New GuideStar Nonprofit Profile
    You can learn more about the redesign by reading our VP of Products’ blog post and dive into the complete list of new features by following this link. Introducing the New GuideStar Nonprofit Profile – Guest Post by Jacob Harold, Guidestar. I’m excited to announce a major milestone in GuideStar’s history. Operations. Finances.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 2016
    [Blogging] Rethinking John Wanamaker
    In fact when I look through my browsing history over the past week, I find only one shopping example, and that was the exercise in futility that led me to post my buying intentions on my blog. So I advise The Economist and others covering advertising to look for signaling in the jewel case that is Don Marti’s blog. Brilliant bit.
  • MIND HACKS  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 2016
    [Blogging] Spike activity 15-01-2016
    Knowing Neurons is a relatively new neuro blog that just keeps getting better. Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: The New York Times has a brilliant piece on the non-scandal around sociologist Alice Goffman that’s also a reflection on sociology itself. Aeon covers an interesting area of applied psychology. Linkage
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2016
    [Blogging] 10 years!?!?
    A comment on my earliest blog post (thanks, Henrik), made me realize that this post will mark 10 years of blogging. Obviously I’ve avoided the offers to exchange links or blog posts that include links for SEO stuff, but I’ve even, rightly or wrongly, not allowed ads. Yes, my first post came out on January 14th, 2006.
  • NINE SHIFT  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2016
    [Blogging] Top Stories of the Year
    Dates are those of our NineShift blog entries covering each story. The past 12 months have been an exciting "rush" as the Knowledge Society of the 21st Century now rapidly replaces the Industrial Age of the last century.  . Here's the Top Stories of the past year. March 8, 2015). January 20, 2015). September 28, 2015). And minority majority.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2016
    [Blogging] The slow sidelining of over-the-air radio
    But to get a sense of how complex streaming is, copyright-wise, dig David Oxenford’s Broadcast Law Blog. You won’t find an AM radio in a Tesla Model X or in other electric cars, such as the BMW i3. One reason is that AM reception is wrecked by electrical noise — especially the kind computing things radiate. share. share.
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2016
    [Blogging] Book Giveaway: Nonprofit Fundraising 101 by @dheyman
    Just leave a comment in this blog post about why you want the book.  I’ll pick a winner at random next week. Stein, Kivi Leroux Miller, John Haydon, David Hessekiel, and many more. To celebrate the launch of Darian’s new book,  I’m giving away a copy. Here’s the description. Board and volunteer engagement. Books
  • BETH KANTER  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 4, 2016
    [Blogging] Happy, Healthy 2016: What’s Your Theme for the Year?
    Happy New Year !   I had a wonderful break – filled with fun, family, walking, hiking, reading, quiet, and reflection.   How about you? Last year, I decided that I didn’t need to wait until New Year’s to establish happy, healthy habits in my life.  also have New Year’s rituals that help me prepare for a new year.  Year in Review. My Three Words.
  • CHARLES JENNINGS  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 3, 2016
    [Blogging] From Courses to Campaigns : using the 70:20:10 approach
    One of the major strategic objectives for many HR and L&D departments in 2016 and beyond will be to extend their focus and services beyond courses and out into the workplace. There are many reasons why this objective makes good sense. Courses may help with the basics, or to refresh our knowledge, but courses alone won’t deliver high performance.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 3, 2016
    [Blogging] on the net without a net
    First of all I am lucky that blogging gave me an international reputation, and that I started early enough. But all the benefits from blogging have been indirect. I have spent the past 20 years figuring out what changes the internet era might bring. During the last 12 years I’ve run a web-powered business. How to establish fees.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2015
    [Blogging] best finds of 2015
    Every second Friday I review what I’ve noted on social media and post a wrap-up of what caught my eye. I do this as a reflective thinking process and to put what I’ve learned on a platform I control: this blog. Here are what I consider the best of Friday’s Finds for 2015. Quotes. “ All things are subject to interpretation. Humanity.
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2015
    [Blogging] January’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival: What are you doing to be happier and healthier in 2016?
    We want to include your voice, so we are hosting January’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival. Write a blog post, or even choose a recent post that fits the theme. Be sure to include your name, your blog’s name and the URL of the post (not your blog homepage). What is a Nonprofit Blog Carnival? We want to know your secrets!
  • JANE HART  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2015
    [Blogging] 2015 in Review: Workplace Learning – Trends, Disruption & Change
    Here is my review of 2015 – in both my own blog posts as well as those that I’ve included in my monthly reviews throughout the year. I’ve given each month a theme (sometimes one which extended into later months of the year!) JANUARY – BLENDED LEARNING In What does the term blended learning mean I revealed […].
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2015
    [Blogging] Trust and the On-Demand Economy
    However, markets are not perfectly fluid.  Transaction costs are incurred in obtaining goods and services outside the firm, such as searching for the right people, negotiating a contract, coordinating the work, managing intellectual property and so on.  The decomposition of the firm has accelerated in the past few years. 
  • BETH KANTER  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2015
    [Blogging] Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: To Get a Good Night’s Sleep – Don’t Sleep with Your iPhone
    Colleagues keep their phone charging stations in the kitchen, home office, or even in the basement so it takes a conscious effort to go find it and check it.  As Vicki Davis, Cool Cat Teacher blog , who has written about sleep deficits and mobile phones says, “I charge my phone in my office. Charge elsewhere and wake up recharged.”
  • MIND HACKS  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2015
    [Blogging] Spike activity 18-12-2015
    Fascinating piece from great new blog Neurosphere. Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: 12% of women have eyes with four colour-detecting cone cells instead of three. Why don’t they all have superhuman colour vision? The BMJ has a genuine but wonderfully sarcastic fMRI study on a Christmas spirit network in the brain.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2015
    [Blogging] Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them
    Back in that blog entry I mentioned how having the  right  purpose is the main trigger to get things going. Not a single update was needed and IBM’s Blogging Policy & Guidelines were born. But that would be the topic for another blog entry coming up next! Really? Haven’t we learned much from the last 10 years or so?
  • BETH KANTER  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2015
    [Blogging] Interview with Greg McKeown about #EssentialLive
    ”   She explains her philosophy a bit more in this blog post. Video is here ). Yesterday, I was able to interview Greg to learn more about his massive social experiment called EssentialLive  to get many people to try Essentialism for a year. Greg describes it as “Living a happy life.” ” says Greg.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2015
    [Blogging] intangible value
    I have learned a lot from Verna Allee over the years, and frequently referred to her work on this blog. Now that Verna has retired her websites, I have collected some of her insights together in one place. It was her work on value network analysis [PDF] that particularly influenced my thinking. Image: Value Network Analysis by Patti Anklam.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2015
    [Blogging] Is Your Corporate Culture The Root Cause Of Bad Meetings?
    What if the ideas and activities of the team were surfaced asynchronously through a wiki, blog or other enterprise social tool? Several moons ago, I was asked to participate in a meeting. Nothing new there. After all, a report by Atlassian suggests employees attend 62 meetings per month. The meeting itself can be quite useless as well.
  • NINE SHIFT  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2015
    [Blogging] NineShift 2016 Presentation Packs the Hall
    We feature blog entries over the next few weeks on all the highlights. "I wanted to congratulate you on an excellent NineShift presentation.   They get better every year, and yesterday's was by far the best yet." - Michael Garamoni, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. What an exciting year in the 21st Century the Year 2015 has been
  • BETH KANTER  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2015
    [Blogging] Self-Care for Social Changemakers: What I learned from Aisha Moore
    One of those came to her when she wrote a blog post called, “ How To Take Care of Yourself When Your Black Life Doesn’t Matter.” ”  On her blog, she has a “ Self-Care Bill of Rights.” Kismet! She felt dizzy and lightheaded.  Stress?  I love my work,” she told her doctor.  Happy Healthy Nonprofit
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2015
    [Blogging] Social Business Is People to People Business – The #Movistar Story – Part Deux
    And, of course, it’s time to resume my blogging mojo, once again, now that things have, finally, started to slow down a bit, as I get to wrap up another year. Over three years ago I wrote an article over here around the ‘ Joy of Business Travelling ’. My goodness and what a year it’s been altogether! Who would have thought, eh? . You see?
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2015
    [Blogging] Want to Boost Your Fundraising? Use Video
    About a year ago, I wrote right here on Beth’s Blog about Why Your Nonprofit Should Invest in Video. Stay tuned here at Beth’s Blog for more on this! Photo Credit: Tristan Hanson. Want to Boost Your Fundraising? Use Video – A Guest Post by Michael Hoffman. You should read it, because everything in there is still true.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2015
    [Blogging] Useful cognitive overhead
    As I’ve reported before , I started mind mapping keynotes not as a function of filling the blog, but for listening better. You’ve seen them here in my blog (or will if you browse around a bit), and in my presentations. only posted it because I thought I should do  something with it! design meta-learning
  • DOC SEARLS   |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2015
    [Blogging] Talking customer power and VRM
    That link goes to my recent post about it on the blog of Modria , the VRM company hosting the event. I’ll be on a webinar this morning talking with folks about The Intention Economy and the Rise in Customer Power. It’s at 9:30am Pacific time. Read more about it and register to attend here. ” See/hear you there/then.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2015
    [Blogging] Talking customer power and VRM
    That link goes to my recent post about it on the blog of Modria , the VRM company hosting the event. I’ll be on a webinar this morning talking with folks about The Intention Economy and the Rise in Customer Power. It’s at 9:30am Pacific time. Read more about it and register to attend here. ” See/hear you there/then.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2015
    [Blogging] The Continuing Evolution of Cloud Computing
    I’ve been closely following cloud computing for a number of years, having posted my first cloud blog in March of 2008.  A few months later I gave a presentation at a  cloud-based conference.   The overall sense at that conference was that something big and profound was emerging in the IT industry.  Let me discuss each of these phases.  .
  • EUEN SEMPLE  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2015
    [Blogging] Reflection
    Whether we like what we do with it or not it is a reflection of us as individuals, organisations and society and if we don't like what we are seeing then that is what we have to deal with." I have also always loved David Weinberger's description of blogging as "writing ourselves into existence". What I do with those reactions is up to me
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2015
    [Blogging] Blog Post: Wasted Reception Areas
    By David Gurteen The larger the organization - the larger and more grander the reception area. Huge impressive, impersonal halls of glass, stainless steel and marble. What a waste of space! wish I could recall the name of the law firm I heard about in Germany who transformed their reception area by moving both their library and cafe there.
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2015
    [Blogging] Blog Post: Blab Conversations
    By David Gurteen I have been giving a lot of thought on how to run virtual Knowledge Cafés of late and have some thoughts as to how to run them using a series of telephone conference calls but I have also been looking for a. Well I may just have found what I am looking for. It's called Blab. And take a look at Michelle Martins blabs.
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2015
    [Blogging] Blog Post: The Dialogic Mindset: Leading Emergent Change in a Complex World
    By David Gurteen If you are interested in how leadership needs to adapt to better cope with our increasingly complex world then this paper from Gervase Bushe and Robert Marshak will be of interest: The Dialogic Mindset: Leading Emergent Change in a Complex World. In it they make seven assumptions about a dialogic mindset for leaders.
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2015
    [Blogging] Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Tweets: November 2015
    By David Gurteen Here are some of my more popular recent tweets. Take a look, if you are not a Tweeter, you will get a good idea of how I use it by browsing the list of micro-posts. Is technology killing communities? kmers #km [link]. Is Your Company Encouraging Employees to Share What They Know? link] #KM. link]. Harris survey: 36% of U.S.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2015
    [Blogging] [berkman][liveblog] Robin Chase
    NOTE: Live-blogging. Robin Chase is giving a lunchtime talk at the Berkman Center. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Over-emphasizing small matters. Paraphrasing badly. Not running a spellpchecker. Mangling other people’s ideas and words. You are warned , people.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2015
    [Blogging] Quiet blog
    This has been one of the longest stretches of non-blogging for me since I stopped blogging every freaking day in around 2010. But it’s not really the traveling that’s kept me non-blogging. For the past twenty years I’ve barely ever mentioned it because it felt like bragging. It still does. Sorry.).
  • BETH KANTER  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2015
    [Blogging] A Simple Practice to Shift from Scarcity to Abundance: One-Sentence Journal
    The  November Nonprofit Blog Carnival  theme is how can nonprofits move from a scarcity mindset to an abundance mindset. ”   So, I decided to sign up and give it a try with a tiny habit I have been wanting to establish. want to keep a one-sentence journal, a technique developed by habit change guru Gretchen Rubin.
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2015
    [Blogging] How Can Nonprofits Switch From Scarcity to Abundance Mindsets When It Comes To Self-Care?
    Flickr Photo by TheeErin. ”  The scarcity mindset exists when it comes to self-care because there is a lack of belief that self-care can help their organization achieve better results. Not prioritizing self-care, as an individual or as part of the organization’s way of working can lead to burnout. Scarcity captures the mind.
  • JANE HART  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2015
    [Blogging] Crossing the Mindset Chasm
    The responses to my last post, The L&D World is splitting in two, whether left on my blog itself or on Twitter – have been enlightening! Those who agreed with it have been very encouraging, For example this comment came from Andy Tedd. Hopefully this post signals a start to a large section of the […]. Social learning
  • MARK OEHLERT  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2015
    [Blogging] Remembering Jay
    That will come across wrong though - Jay interacted so much online, through blogs, video chats, audio blogs and Twitter - that to say "only online" sells short how well Jay understood and embraced the Internet and the Web. .     I don't remember if it was the first time I met Jay but early on, he and I were at a conference at Disney.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2015
    [Blogging] farewell jay cross
    I first got to know Jay Cross through his blog (it was before we even used the term) in the late 1990’s. I was one of the few people to comment on his posts and that was the beginning of our friendship. Several years later I got an email from Jay saying he would be in Moncton, New Brunswick, asking if that was near where I lived. Communitie
  • BETH KANTER  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2015
    [Blogging] What I learned from Jad Abumrad About the Secrets of Creative Risk Taking
    As many readers of this blog know,  I’m about to embark upon a creative process, my next book, “ Happy Healthy Nonprofit , with co-author Aliza Sherman.    Starting a creative process like writing a book is both exciting but also scary, so Jad’s stories, insights, and advice was incredible relevant. What?? What???
  • JANE HART  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2015
    [Blogging] Moving from a Training Culture to a Learning Culture
    I’ve just read an interesting post on Stephen Gill’s blog about how PwC Canada is striving for a Learning Culture. Social learning
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2015
    [Blogging] Trainer’s Notebook: Facilitating Tech Training Internationally – Tips for Working with Interpreters
    I’ve just returned from an inspiring week in Kiev, Ukraine where I got to facilitate a training for women’s organizations organized by Wake , an amazing start up founded by two respected colleagues  Trish Tierney and Heather Ramsey. Small group coaching has it own specific techniques. Here is what they shared: 1.) ” 4)  Avoid.
  • BETH KANTER  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2015
    [Blogging] Two Opportunities for Nonprofits to Power their #GivingTuesday Campaigns — Facebook Ad Credits & #MyGivingStory
    I’m just back from two weeks of inspiring work where I participated in a training for women organizations in the Ukraine and the International Fundraising Congress in Holland.   So, expect more some posts this week from about what I learned. When used effectively, ads can have a remarkable impact on nonprofits of any size. Fundraising
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2015
    [Blogging] you are only as good as your network
    also checked my collections of social bookmarks and blog posts to see if I had come across anything useful in the past few years. I’ve worked as an organizational learning & performance consultant since 1998. Every year I get new challenges but usually I have something in my toolbox that fits the requirement.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2015
    [Blogging] [liveblog] International Univ. Lib. conference: Afternoon panel
    NOTE: Live-blogging. I’m at the International Conference on University Libraries (Conferencia Internacional sobre Bibliotecas Universitarias) in Mexico City. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Over-emphasizing small matters. Paraphrasing badly. Not running a spellpchecker.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2015
    [Blogging] [liveblog] International Conf. of Univ. Libs: Morning talks
    NOTE: Live-blogging. I’m at The 13th annual International Conference of University Libraries (Conferencia Internacional sobre Bibliotecas Universitarias) at the Autonomous University of Mexico in Mexico City. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Paraphrasing badly. Open Data.
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2015
    [Blogging] Blog Post: The communication issues that prevent effective leadership
    By David Gurteen Here are three interesting Harris Poll statistics from an HBR article The Top Complaints from Employees About Their Leaders by Lou Solomon. Complaint 3: 52% of U.S. workers say leaders do not make the time to meet with them Complaint 4: 51% of U.S. workers say leaders refuse to talk subordinates Complaint 7: 36% of U.S.
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2015
    [Blogging] Blog Post: What makes a powerful question?
    By David Gurteen In my work on Conversational Leadership I am researching and thinking about conversation and a big part of that work is about the power of questions to trigger meaningful conversations. So the question I have been asking myself is. What makes a powerful question?" There are everyday questions and then there are powerful questions.
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2015
    [Blogging] Blog Post: We are flipping teaching - how about flipping journalism?
    By David Gurteen We are flipping teaching - how about flipping journalism ? "We're the facilitator of a conversation," instead of "we're speaking for you
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2015
    [Blogging] [liveblog][act-tiac] A federal portal in the age of search?
    NOTE: Live-blogging. Sarah Crane , Dir., Federal Citizen Information Center, GSA., is going to talk about USA.gov. “In a world where everyone can search and has apps, is a web portal relevant?,” ” she asks. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Paraphrasing badly.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2015
    [Blogging] [liveblog][act-tiac] The nation's front door
    NOTE: Live-blogging. Sarah Crane , Dir., Federal Citizen Information Center, GSA., is going to talk about USA.gov. “In a world where everyone can search and has apps, is a web portal relevant?,” ” she asks. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Paraphrasing badly.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2015
    [Blogging] [liveblog][act-iac] Innovation in govt
    And here’s mine: NOTE: Live-blogging. Brian Nordmann (Senior Advisor, Arms Control, Verification and Compliance at U.S. Department of State) begins with the standard disclaimer that he’s not speaking for the Dept. of State. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. of Stat
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2015
    [Blogging] [liveblog] ACT-IAC opening session
    NOTE: Live-blogging. I’m at an ACT-IAC conference. (I’m the dinner speaker.) The opening session is a discussion with seven government IT and industry leaders. Case Coleman, Unisys. Mary Davie, GSA. Annie Rung, OMB. Lisa Schlosserl e-gov office of OMB. Kathleen Turco, Veterans Health Admin. Renee Wynn, NASA CIO. Yes, all women.
  • BETH KANTER  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2015
    [Blogging] #1MilliForJadudi: A Crowdfunding Campaign in Kenya to help Cancer Patient
    Zawadi asked Jadudi’s favorite blogger, Jackson Biko, to publish the story on his  blog , and developed a social media crowdfunding strategy to engage the public and drive traffic to the blog. Zawadi, now a Twitter influencer in Kenya and beyond, started the campaign on Twitter, while it was simultaneously launched on Biko’s blog.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2015
    [Blogging] 10th Year Blogiversary – The Unfinished Journey of Blogging and Why It Matters
    Remember the good old days when people were writing about the death of blogging thanks to social media tools ? Well, 21 years later , blogging is still alive and kicking , thank you very much! And Who knew… The Death of Blogging? Anyway, see how silly the whole argument about the death of blogging really is? Regardless.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2015
    [Blogging] What Do You Sell?
    reasons as to why they are pretty much borked, those folks who have been regular and faithful readers of this blog would recognise the one single reason I keep tooting my own horn on with regards to what I feel is the main problem with organisations today: employee engagement or, better said, employee disengagement. What’s my purpose? Today.
  • DONALD CLARK PLAN B  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2015
    [Blogging] 10 examples of how ‘DEVICE fetish’ is ruining EdTes
    Mitra’s comment on my blog, “ it took me 30 minutes to think about and write this response. Educational debate around technology is, as my father often says ‘ arse before elbow ’. It’s obsessed with devices – tablets, mobiles, whiteboards, holes-in-walls, 3D printers and so on - which is to focus on the wrong end of the problem. like this.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2015
    [Blogging] The Polymath Proposition
    didn’t intend this to be a commercial, but I did like his perspective and it made me reflect on what my own value proposition is.  I welcome your thoughts.  We now return you to your regularly scheduled blog already in progress… meta-learning strategyAt the recent DevLearn conference, one of the keynotes was Adam Savage.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2015
    [Blogging] My morning paranoia: Bernie’s scream moment
    The post My morning paranoia: Bernie’s scream moment appeared first on Joho the Blog My fear is that Bernie Sanders is going to have a bad moment during the upcoming debate, and the media will seize on it to make him look unfit for the presidency. fear this because I’ve seen it happen before. Remember the 2004 Dean Scream?
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2015
    [Blogging] My morning D’oh slap
    The post My morning D’oh slap appeared first on Joho the Blog The Mac’s character palette has been driving me crazy. Amirite, , Yellow Face Puking Up a Heart It Just Ate ? So perhaps I and the cause of this anomaly should be D’oh-slapping each other. Amirite, , Needs a Butt Flap?
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2015
    [Blogging] What’s Your Purpose?
    Apparently, ‘ two thirds of digital transformation projects fail ’. Projects Fail ’. Even today. And time and time again there have been a number of them that typically fall sort of the expectations towards the second year that they have been put in place. To me, it’s all down to figuring out what your purpose is. Total waste of time, really.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2015
    [Blogging] [liveblog] The future of libraries
    NOTE: Live-blogging. The post [liveblog] The future of libraries appeared first on Joho the Blog I’m at a Hubweek event called “Libraries: The Next Generation.” Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Over-emphasizing small matters. Paraphrasing badly. Sorry.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2015
    [Blogging] The Trials and Tribulations of Freelance Work
    And since I keep getting asked about it time and time again I guess it’s now a good time to start blogging about it and share some first hand experiences on what it is like having a new single boss to respond to: your customers. After all, you know, people keep claiming it’s the future of work itself. Today. . but I was never too sure.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2015
    [Blogging] Doc Searls’ "The Adblock War" series
    How adtech, not ad blocking, breaks the social contract (23 September 2015). A way to peace in the adblock war (21 September 2015, on the ProjectVRM blog ). ” The post Doc Searls’ "The Adblock War" series appeared first on Joho the Blog It is not to be missed. Debugging adtext assumptions (18 September 2015).
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2015
    [Blogging] Enabling JavaScript to read files on your drive via Dropbox: A “Where I went wrong” puzzle.
    appeared first on Joho the Blog Ermahgerd , this was so much harder than I thought it would be. In fact, what follows is best approached as a puzzler in which your task is to find the earliest place where I’ve gone horribly wrong. The winning comment will be of the form, “You’re such an idiot! All you had to do was _!”
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2015
    [Blogging] This blog has gone spamtacular
    In August, the comment section of this blog was hit with 13,000 spam messages, which was at the low end of its normal 25k-35k range. The post This blog has gone spamtacular appeared first on Joho the Blog At least this is what Akismet tells me. The number of actual comments is usually in 30-50/month range, I think. Sorry.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2015
    [Blogging] Reason #2,645 to love the Web
    The post Reason #2,645 to love the Web appeared first on Joho the Blog Back in the early 1980s—yes, children, it’s time for an anecdote from the Dark Ages—WordPerfect was my writing tool. I was a power user and was quite attached to it. But there were some things I thought they could do better. sent it to the WordPerfect corporation.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
    [Blogging] The miracle of the one network
    The post The miracle of the one network appeared first on Joho the Blog The Open University of Catalania just posted a very brief article of mine about the importance of the fact that Big Data is also Networked Big Data. Upon reading it in “print” I see that I buried the lede.
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
    [Blogging] Using Design Thinking for A Foundation’s Investment Strategy
    Nicole Lampe, Resource Media, blogged two summaries based on the ideas and discussion: The Future of Conservation: A Return to Our Roots. Grantees, Experts, and Partners at the end of the Brainerd Foundation’s 21st Century Advocacy Design Lab. Networked Leadership : Jodie Tonita, Social Transformation Project. Thanks everyone! 21advo.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
    [Blogging] BREAKING NEWS: The New Republic runs an article that does not bash the Internet!
    appeared first on Joho the Blog Stop the presses! The good news is that the New Republic seems to be making an effort to include articles about race that are not by white liberals — not that I have anything general against white liberals since I am one. Nicely done all around.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
    [Blogging] Beyond ad blocking — the biggest boycott in human history
    describe one path toward engagement in A Way to Peace in the Adblock War , over on the ProjectVRM blog: The only way engagement will work is through tools that are ours, and we control: tools that give us scale — like a handshake gives us scale. According to Business Insider , ad blocking is now “approaching 200 million.”
  • BETH KANTER  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
    [Blogging] How Two Nonprofits Use Social Media To Help Save Fish – #keepemwet #SaveMarinsCoho
    More businesses pledged their support, blogs and magazines ran articles on the idea of Keep ‘Em Wet. Yvon Chouinard – Founder of Patagonia, flyer fisherman, rock climber, surfer and COHO ACTIVIST! Posted by Catie Clune on  Thursday, September 24, 2015. The Hold A Sign Meme. Instagram Contests and Hashtags. Have you used a contest?
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
    [Blogging] Facebook now 0.1% less Orwellian
    less Orwellian appeared first on Joho the Blog We should be grateful that Facebook has renamed its Internet access service from Internet.org to Free Basics by Facebook. The idea is that if you’re in the developing world, you’ll get access to the “Internet” which is really access to Facebook and all that it permits.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
    [Blogging] The Adblock War Series
    How adtech, not ad blocking, breaks the social contract (23 September 2015). A way to peace in the adblock war (21 September 2015, on the ProjectVRM blog ). advertising Blogging Personal VRMApple’s content blocking is chemo for the cancer of adtech (26 August 2015). Debugging adtext assumptions (18 September 2015).
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
    [Blogging] Feedburning like it's 2004
    Oddly, I’m trying out the Feedburner service that lets you subscribe to this blog and have new posts emailed to you once a day. The post Feedburning like it's 2004 appeared first on Joho the Blog The real point of this post is to see whether I’ve set it up correctly.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
    [Blogging] Collaborators, Cooperators and People I Learn From
    Well, initially, there is the reason of proximity , just like when I blogged back in the day how I work through Google Plus’ Circles with One50, Two50 and TheRest. It wasn’t easy. It took me, eventually, a good few days to figure it out what I would go for in the long run. It’s, by far, my favourite feature from Twitter from all along.
  • BETH KANTER  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
    [Blogging] Recent Social Media User Data: One Big Takeaway for Nonprofits
    One way I keep up with news and trends in social media is to curate social media research studies on Pinterest, share on my Facebook Page , and make sense of them here on my blog. Source: Acenture Interactive’s Acquity Group’s 2015 Next Generation of Commerce Study. Of course, this is a just a tactic. Content Research Studies
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
    [Blogging] Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Tweets: September 2015
    By David Gurteen Here are some of my more popular recent tweets. Take a look, if you are not a Tweeter, you will get a good idea of how I use it by browsing the list of micro-posts. Telling vs "finding out" in knowledge management [link]. Why you need to build a culture of conversations [link]. Gary Hamel [link]. link].
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
    [Blogging] Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment
    Over three years ago I wrote a blog entry over here about Twitter under the provocative heading: ‘ Twitter is where conversations go to die ’. Since I am not too sure how long they would be there anyway, that is, on Twitter, I thought I would add them all to this blog entry as well. wasn’t enjoying it much back in those days.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
    [Blogging] How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools
    Next blog post will talk about it in more detail, but here’s the gist of it: imagine no-one follows you on Twitter; now imagine if *you* don’t follow anyone on Twitter either, would you still use it? That’s the reason why I came back to blogging after this year’s long hiatus. And SmartCloud for Social Business does that beautifully.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
    [Blogging] Why I hate the Windows 10 ad
    The post Why I hate the Windows 10 ad appeared first on Joho the Blog A close relative recently gushed about the Windows 10 ad with the montage of adorable toddlers, especially the boy (?) pressing his face up against a window. My reaction was visceral, guttural, and not for polite company. Almost all ads do this sort of manipulation.
  • JANE HART  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
    [Blogging] Here are the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015
    Very many thanks to all those who took the time to complete the online form, write a blog post, send me an email or tweet me their selection. Over 2,000 learning professionals from around the world from both education and enterprises contributed to the 9th Annual Survey of Learning Tools. have now compiled the Top […]. Social learning
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2015
    [Blogging] One of these things is not the same
    Among the 27,000…” The post One of these things is not the same appeared first on Joho the Blog We know that the daily press has little regard for truth, because every evening paper is constantly convicting every morning rival of falsehood. source of consolation or a reason to despair?
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2015
    [Blogging] Transliterating Heidegger
    The post Transliterating Heidegger appeared first on Joho the Blog ” For Heidegger, it has something to do with what shows itself as having its own way of becoming or emerging. ” Anyway, that’s not the point of this post. Here are the results. Have fun making sense of them. Search logic. Actual search terms.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
    [Blogging] A blogger goes to the Democratic National Convention…9 years ago
    But most of the posts are gone. I was blogging the DNC for the Boston Globe and they the posts are gone from its site. The post A blogger goes to the Democratic National Convention…9 years ago appeared first on Joho the Blog Not that there’s any difference at all. None!, I tell you, just a tad too insistently. Well, anyway.
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