• DOC SEARLS   |  SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2016
    [Blogging] Toward an ethics of influence
    And nobody was better at exposing the difference between sausage and s**t than Dan Lyons , who wrote that blog as Fake Steve. adtech advertising Berkman Blogging Business Events Ideas Life marketing Personal problems Dan Lyons ethics influence Journalism SJ Klein time well spent Tristan HarrisKlein. Shortlink for the event:  [link].
  • JANE HART  |  SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2016
    [Blogging] “Never get sucked into the ‘company knows best’ approach to your career”
    The quote in the title of this blog post comes from my favourite post in April 2016,  When it comes to career. ” Here are a few other blog posts and articles I enjoyed in April – with some short quotes from them too. ” Finally, a reminder of my own blog posts in April 2016. They lose, and ultimately, you lose.
  • GEORGE SIEMENS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2016
    [Blogging] Reflecting on Learning Analytics and SoLAR
    Clarence, Alec, and I tackled this topic about three years ago, but we didn’t manage to push it much beyond a concept and a blog ). ” Dragan and Shane Dawson, who I connected with through a comment on this blog, are two critical connections and eventually friends. He shared his courageous struggle on his blog. LAK11.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2016
    [Blogging] Preferred applicants will have four decades of experience
    The post Preferred applicants will have four decades of experience appeared first on Joho the Blog Why do we never see job offerings that specify that applicants should have at least forty years of experience? Thirty years? Twenty years? understand that people can be qualified for a job with far less experience than one might think.
  • BETH KANTER  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2016
    [Blogging] New Guide: How To Engage Your Supporters with Social Listening
    They knew that was the time to strike and and responded by creating a page on their website ( [link] ) and Yemen-related blog posts. In our blog, “How Nonprofits Can Show Love on Social Media” (https://attentive.ly/social-love/), New Guide: How To Engage Your Supporters with Social Listening Guest Post By Roz Lemieux. listen. spiked.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2016
    [Blogging] Isaac Newton, Number One Ok Smart Guy
    The post Isaac Newton, Number One Ok Smart Guy appeared first on Joho the Blog Until close to Newton’s time, the stars had been accepted as a fixed background to the motions of the Earth and the rest of the solar system. Newton found a way to tackle this problem (System 596). ” A.P. 50-77, in Stayer, Marcia Sweet, ed.,
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2016
    [Blogging] Deeper Learning Reading List
    Short and focused with her usual rigor.  If you’re not an ATD member, you can read her blog posts that contributed (click ‘View All’). The starting point would be Julie Dirksen’s Design For How People Learn (already in it’s 2nd edition). And let me mention two Ruth Clark books. What’s on your list?
  • JANE HART  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2016
    [Blogging] 20 ways to prepare yourself for modern workplace learning
    Listed below (in the right hand column) are 20 things that you, as a learning professional, will need to have done  PERSONALLY in order to be adequately prepared to support new approaches to workplace learning in your organisation PROFESSIONALLY (as shown on the right-hand side). How many can you check off? Click here for more information.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2016
    [Blogging] Revolutions in common sense
    The post Revolutions in common sense appeared first on Joho the Blog …the great world historian Immanuel Wallerstein…argues that for the last quarter millennium or so, revolutions have consisted above all of planetwide transformations of political common sense. Obviously we can argue about this.
  • ELLEN WAGNER  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2016
    [Blogging] Big Data, Learner Analytics and Reflections on Student Success, Redux
    This blog was first published at https://wcetblog.wordpress.com/2014/11/06/par1/.  . It Begins With Big Data. One of the surest signs that a technology trigger is starting its roller-coaster ride through the  (Gartner) Hype cycle of innovation  is when the name we all call that trigger becomes a part of the public lexicon. Learner Analytics.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2016
    [Blogging] The Ice Caps are Melting – Ho ho!
    appeared first on Joho the Blog Tiny Tim would have been 84 today. He was my mother’s younger cousin…an innocent, gentle, and very genuine soul. The song is by Bill Dorsey about whom little is known. But what is known, the Internet has unearthed. The post The Ice Caps are Melting – Ho ho!
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2016
    [Blogging] Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016
    WordPress is my blogging tool (where you’re at right now), and it’s a way I think ‘out loud’ and the feedback I get is a wonderful way to learn. It’s that time again: Jane Hart is running her 2016 (and 10th!) Top 100 Tools for Learning poll. Books are still a major way I learn. And, of course, my mindmaps.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  SATURDAY, APRIL 9, 2016
    [Blogging] The Data Bubble redux
    This Post ran on my blog almost six years ago. I was wrong about the timing, but not about the turning: because it’s about to happen this month at the Computer History Museum in Silicon Valley. It didn’t happen in 2010, but it will in 2016. More about that below the post. __. The tide turned today. Mark it: 31 July 2010. For now.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2016
    [Blogging] In defense of personalization
    The post In defense of personalization appeared first on Joho the Blog Mills Baker defends personalization on the right grounds. Digression: This is at the heart of our cultural fear of echo chambers, in my opinion. Conversation consists of iteration on small differences based on an iceberg of agreement. think.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2016
    [Blogging] Dance is America
    The post Dance is America appeared first on Joho the Blog My wife and I have been going to dance competitions and multi-troupe performances for the past few years because our son and his partner are in various dance companies. This puts us into environments where we do not belong. It’s pretty awesome. Dance is big in Boston.
  • JOHN HAGEL  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2016
    [Blogging] The Big Shift in Business Models
    This is a big topic in its own right (and I’ll try to cover it another blog post), but just to end with a provocation: I don’t believe advertising based business models will be sustainable in the Big Shift. In the Big Shift , we are all experiencing mounting performance pressure. So, what is a business model? It’s ultimately all about money.
  • JANE HART  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2016
    [Blogging] The best of March 2016 – in pictures
    Social learning
  • BETH KANTER  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2016
    [Blogging] Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Changing Organizational Culture One Sneaker at Time
    What is your experience in your workplace?   I knew from your blog, and hearing from other people in office spaces that standing desks would work well with my running and walking life. Gina, Beth, and Aliza at the NTC. This group was started by Lisa Colton after a session I designed and facilitated last year called “ Walking as Work.”
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2016
    [Blogging] My secret life as a gamer
    The post My secret life as a gamer appeared first on Joho the Blog David Wolinsky ‘s Don’t Die is running a long interview with me this week about games, culture, and why I’m embarrassed to be a video game player. In the interview I do talk a bit about why I’m embarrassed about being a gamer. Portal 2. The Luxor games.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016
    [Blogging] Tabs by the dozens, part 1
    It’s a battle for internet freedom – TOI Blogs. Free Basics protects net neutrality – TOI Blogs. Reconsideration: Eye to Eye, Squint to Squint, and Thoughts on Who is Photographing Who. And then leave the rest un-sorted, since I need to sleep and get on a plane early tomorrow. Medium. Re NPR and podcasting. Medium.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016
    [Blogging] sense-making with social media
    However, it is blogging, such as this post, that is by far my strongest form of learning, as it involves a number of things that are all supported by researched learning theory, and which improve memory and recall: Reflection. As Donald notes, sharing and posting on social media are weaker forms of learning than longer form blogging can be.
  • DONALD CLARK PLAN B  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2016
    [Blogging] Social media as powerful method of learning – the evidence
    However, it is blogging, such as this post, that is by far my strongest form of learning, as it involves a number of things that are all supported by researched learning theory, and which improve memory and recall: 1. With blog posts, there’s often a deeper form of elaboration through analysis, structured writing and conclusions.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2016
    [Blogging] Unfiltered.news: Fulfilling the promise of the Web
    The post Unfiltered.news: Fulfilling the promise of the Web appeared first on Joho the Blog Jigsaw — the Big Ideas do-tank of Google — has created a site that wants to pop your filter bubble. It’s pretty awesome. Unfiltered.news visualizes on a map the top topics in countries around the world. Use a slider to go back in time.
  • BETH KANTER  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2016
    [Blogging] Using Design Thinking To Help Solve the Refugee Crisis at SXSW
    It requires innovation and creativity from many people.   And the agency is using an  innovation platform   and design thinking to find solutions. spoke with Brian briefly and he told me that their goal was to get the most innovative minds to start thinking about the refugee crisis differently. thanks, @AllieB!). thanks, @Anthony_Lazzaro!).
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2016
    [Blogging] Public editing in and with the public
    Let the public editor continue to write blog posts — Sullivan’s have been good examples of the form. The post Public editing in and with the public appeared first on Joho the Blog Mike Ananny has a post at Nieman Lab that I hope the NY Times editorial board reads. She writes on behalf of the readers, explaining and adjudicating.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2016
    [Blogging] a half-baked idea
    My advice was to start a blog: now. blog is a good place to do this over time. My early blog posts were pretty bad but they helped me see what ideas I could revisit and build upon. You blog posts will give you something tangible upon which to reflect. You can start slow. The process builds over time. And it took time.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2016
    [Blogging] Advanced advanced Google search
    The post Advanced advanced Google search appeared first on Joho the Blog Suppose you want to find pages that use the word “Disneyland” as a link, as in: Disneyland ? looked and looked but could not find a way to do that at Google. The Google help page for advanced search has some interesting operators, but not what I need.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 2016
    [Blogging] You can be inauthentic, but can you be authentic?
    appeared first on Joho the Blog I’ve always had a problem with the concept of authenticity. Authenticity is usually taken to mean that you are being who you truly are. But that “truly” implies that you have something like an essence, and that essence is somehow apart from how you behave, particularly in public. In any case.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2016
    [Blogging] Friday Linklings
    Jim Maxmin , Jim’s blog, now a memorial with a wonderful set of remembrances. Okay, today I’m going to try outlining the links I piled up before 8:45am this morning. (#VRM request to @Wordpress: put an outliner in the composing window, or whatever you call the space where I’m writing this. Example: @ nzn. Thanks.). Beauty.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016
    [Blogging] Making library miscellaneousness awesome
    The post Making library miscellaneousness awesome appeared first on Joho the Blog Sitterwerk Art Library in St. Gallen, Switzerland, has 19,000 publicly-accessible items on its shelves in no particular order. This video explains why that is a brilliant approach. And then the story just gets better and better. This is awesome. Awesomely real.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016
    [Blogging] Pile ‘o links #2
    Apple, FBI, and the Burden of Forensic Methodology | Zdziarski’s Blog of Things. This continues my pre-Spring housecleaning of remembered tabs. #1 is here. The spork, the pressure cooker, and the back burner … | deadpenguinsociety. VRM — the flipside of CRM breaks out (part 1) — diginomica. The Genomic Ancient DNA Revolution | Edge.org.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016
    [Blogging] Pile ‘o links #1
    Big Data, Trust and ‘You as The Product’ | A Customer & Brand Strategy Blog. I use OneTab to move all my open tabs into a single list on a Web page. But then that gets unwieldy too. So now I’m moving a bunch over here. So I’ll stop trying to edit this page and start working on the next one. Why Trump?
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016
    [Blogging] Metacognitive Activity?
    If you choose to use a different media (perhaps it’s relative, like when I created an  animation  after blogging for > 10 years ;), we might know. So, as another outcome of the xAPI base camp a few weeks back, I was wondering about tracking not only learning , but meta-learning. And I didn’t know what that was.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016
    [Blogging] temporary, negotiated hierarchies
    Initially published on Medium.com, the following is based on several previous blog posts. Post-Job Economy. The job was the way we redistributed wealth, making capitalists pay for the means of production and in return creating a middle class that could pay for mass produced goods. We are entering a post-job economy. Autonomy at Work.
  • MIND HACKS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2016
    [Blogging] Genetics is rarely just about genes
    If you want a crystal clear introduction to the role genetics can play in human nature, you can’t do much better than an article in The Guardian’s Sifting the Evidence blog by epidemiologist Marcus Munafo. It’s been giving a slightly distracting title – but ignore that – and just read the main text. Theory
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 6, 2016
    [Blogging] Reason #1,775 I'm going to miss President Obama
    The post Reason #1,775 I'm going to miss President Obama appeared first on Joho the Blog This is a tiny thing. little gesture. It’s his response to a post about an Iranian boy boy who quietly gives away apricots from a bag he is carrying home. Er, what I mean to say is: That father ought to lose his parent license!
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2016
    [Blogging] Informed consent for human sensors
    The post Informed consent for human sensors appeared first on Joho the Blog In a post at Nature Biotechnology , John Wilbanks (Chief Commons Officer at Sage Bionetworks) and Stephen H. It is not open data, as John points out, but it is open to any researchers who make it through the vetting process. How to get informed consent via an app?
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2016
    [Blogging] The 2016 Look at the Future of Online Learning
    The key to the definition, however, is that the resource be used to support learning, and this goes far beyond more traditionally 'educational' objects, to include free papers and videos, blog posts, online communities, and that much more. When I wrote The Future of Online Learning in 1998, I took into account three major sets of factors.
  • MIND HACKS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016
    [Blogging] 3 salvoes in the reproducibility crisis
    Michael Inzlicht blogged his ruminations on the state of the field of social psychology, and they’re not rosy : “ We erred, and we erred badly “, he writes. The reproducibility crisis in Psychology rumbles on. Anyway, in the last week or so there have been three interesting developments. Despair. Don’t panic!
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016
    [Blogging] Keep prayers out of public school
    The post Keep prayers out of public school appeared first on Joho the Blog I received an email from Rep. Vern Buchanan (Republican from Florida) asking: The Supreme Court has ruled that opening public high school sporting events with a prayer is unconstitutional. Do you support this decision? said yes. There is no such thing. But I was lucky.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016
    [Blogging] [berkman] Dries Buytaert
    NOTE: Live-blogging. First, there’s the “ Big Reverse of the Web ,” about which Dries has been blogging about. The post [berkman] Dries Buytaert appeared first on Joho the Blog Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Over-emphasizing small matters.
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016
    [Blogging] How To Be A Wizard at Tech Training: NTC 2016 Session
    In a couple of weeks, one of the sessions I’m facilitating at the Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Jose is called “ How To Be A Wizard at Tech Training.” Here’s the description: Hands down, this is the most interactive session you will attend at 16NTC! Instructional Design. Getting Past Resistance. Peer Learning Design.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016
    [Blogging] Wooden pliers
    The post Wooden pliers appeared first on Joho the Blog The surprise ending to this is that he makes wooden pliers. But, trust me, it’s a surprise.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2016
    [Blogging] Republicans for Hillary
    The post Republicans for Hillary appeared first on Joho the Blog In 1964, Barry Goldwater was the Republican nominee, running against Lyndon Johnson. Goldwater was from what was then the furthest acceptable edge of the right wing. And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue!” She should.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2016
    [Blogging] Trump doesn't want to govern
    The post Trump doesn't want to govern appeared first on Joho the Blog There’s an excellent article by Sultan Al Qassemi on what the Gulf States can expect from a Trump presidency. (I found this at Parlio , a site for civil discussion.) I learned a lot. He is not in it to govern. He doesn’t care.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2016
    [Blogging] Obama's Librarian of Congress nominee
    The post Obama's Librarian of Congress nominee appeared first on Joho the Blog I’m very happy with Pres. Obama’s nomination of Carla Hayden to be the next Librarian of Congress. expect her to work to make the treasures of the Library of Congress even more accessible to all. have some hopes about that.
  • BETH KANTER  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2016
    [Blogging] How can Nonprofit Professionals Create Space for Life and Work? Use the SpaceDeck
    blog and executive director, Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History , told me about this amazing and fun co-created card game to help you think about self-care activities called the  The Space Deck. Nina Simon, a long time colleague and author of the Museum 2.0 STILLNESS : quieting the mind and body to develop calmness and focus.
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2016
    [Blogging] Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Tweets: February 2016
    Seth's Blog: A simple antidote to a corporatized, unfeeling, profit-maximizing world [link]. 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. The art of questionstorming [link]. link].
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2016
    [Blogging] Blog Post: Caf? Debate
    By David Gurteen I am still working on my online book ( my blook ) and adding to it each day and now have over 150 posts. There is still a huge amount of work to do before I make the content generally available but I am opening up certain posts as I go along for comment and feedback. hope you find it useful.
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2016
    [Blogging] Blog Post: Take a Guess: How Many People Have Ever Lived on Earth?
    By David Gurteen Have you ever wondered how many human beings have ever lived on earth? Go on take a guess. And what percentage of those people are alive today? This page on the. Population Reference Bureau website does it's best to make a sound estimate and explains the rationale in some detail.
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2016
    [Blogging] Blog Post: Steve Jobs on "Think Different"
    By David Gurteen You may be getting a little bit tired of all the stories and videos posted online about Steve Jobs but I am still enjoying and learning from them. This video is from an Apple "Think Different" - Internal Meeting in September 1997 - just 10 weeks or so after he returned to Apple. What a difference almost 20 years makes
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2016
    [Blogging] Blog Post: Got a meeting? Take a walk.
    By David Gurteen Next time you have a one-on-one meeting, make it into a “walking meeting”. Research shows that walking improves your creativity – never mind being good exercise, so take a walk and let ideas flow while you walk and talk. Nilofer Merchant: Got a meeting? Take a walk
  • JANE HART  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2016
    [Blogging] How many hours do you spend learning a week?
    firmly believe keeping up to date with new knowledge and skills is essential – but that comes as much from connecting with people (through professional online networking) as it does from accessing content sources in a variety of formats (videos, blogs, podcasts, web articles, etc etc as well as courses). Here’s a mini-poll.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2016
    [Blogging] Oculus Time Shift: Virtual Reality in the 1850s
    The post Oculus Time Shift: Virtual Reality in the 1850s appeared first on Joho the Blog From On Time: Technology and Temporality in Modern Egypt , by On Barak (Univ. of California Press, 2013): Dioramas were given their definitive form by Louis Daguerre, the inventor of photography, in the early 1820s. Kindle Locations 789-802 ).
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2016
    [Blogging] Litmos Guest Blog Series
    As I did with Learnnovators , with Litmos I’ve also done a series of posts , in this case a year’s worth. So, we have presentations on: Blending learning. Performance Support. mLearning: Part 1 and Part 2. Advanced Instructional Design. Games and Gamification. Courses in the Ecosystem. L&D and the Bigger Picture. Measurement.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2016
    [Blogging] seeking and sense-making
    Many of us subscribe to newspapers, magazines, web feeds, blogs, and other forms of push information. From all of these sources I am able to work out loud on my blog and discern what I can share and when. Over time, my blog connects it all together. How do you make sense of your work?
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2016
    [Blogging] What Facebook should learn from this "Colonialism" debacle
    The post What Facebook should learn from this "Colonialism" debacle appeared first on Joho the Blog DigitalTrends has posted my post about the reaction to Marc Andreessen’s response to India’s saying No to Free Basics , the Facebook version of the Internet.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2016
    [Blogging] Bag ‘o tabs
    The Internet is a Global Public Resource , by Mark Surman in The Mozilla Blog. I have accumulated a ridiculous sum of open tabs and others collected in OneTab pages. Here’s a selection from just the latest collection, for your reading pleasure. Stuff I’ve said. Giving silos their due , in Linux Journal. Science. Important. Simon.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2016
    [Blogging] How a dot invaded dweinberger’s privacy
    The post How a dot invaded dweinberger’s privacy appeared first on Joho the Blog Yesterday I started getting a stream of receipts from Amazon for goods I had not purchased. Mainly they were free games and apps so I only freaked out to 70% of maximum. All seemed in order. It looks like an account he doesn’t check. Anyway.
  • BETH KANTER  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2016
    [Blogging] How To Squeeze Social Media Into Your Day When It Isn’t A Full-Time Job
    This post provides some tips and techniques for tech wellness. Why Working Online Can Be Distracting. Take a guess. Be honest. Most educators and psychologists agree that the ability to focus attention on a task is crucial for the achievement of one’s goals. What’s making our human brains like those of gold fish? According to a  Daniel J.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2016
    [Blogging] Giving up on morality
    The post Giving up on morality appeared first on Joho the Blog Here’s something I took from Heidegger that may not be in Heidegger: The basis of morality is the recognition that the world matters to each person, but matters differently.[1]. You are not treating her as an autonomous agent. Are you wrong? But not because of morality.
  • NINE SHIFT  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2016
    [Blogging] We get a reader from India
    Someone from India read the NineShift blog this week. Thank you
  • 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.
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