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Questions from students at Vancouver Island University

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I received a flurry of questions on some articles on my website yesterday, questions from students at Vancouver Island University. So that's my first reaction to the question. How many teachers tell their students to blog without giving them examples of what good (age-appropriate) blogging looks like? Too slow!

Blogging angst

Euen Semple

My friend Dave Tebbutt is wondering whether to give up his blog or not. Many of us over the years go through periods of questioning why we blog and if it is worth it. For me the biggest reason to blog is personal. If I don’t blog I don’t think as much, or at least not with as much focus. I don’t notice as much.

Why givers (often) succeed: 5 questions for Adam Grant

Dan Pink

What is one step that Pink Blog readers can take today to move a little more in the direction of becoming givers? Talent is a factor, of course.

Why givers (often) succeed: 5 questions for Adam Grant

Dan Pink

What is one step that Pink Blog readers can take today to move a little more in the direction of becoming givers? Talent is a factor, of course.

How to find great talent: 4 questions for Bloomberg View's George.

Dan Pink

Subscribe To Blog Via RSS. In 4 questions you got to the heart of the matter and the answers are worth GOLD. Dan Pink. Contact. Video.

Be mindful, meaningful, and masterly: 3 questions for Bruce Nussbaum

Dan Pink

Because his book is so interesting, I asked him to answer a few questions for Pink Blog readers. * * *. First we had IQ. Next came EQ.

Be mindful, meaningful, and masterly: 3 questions for Bruce Nussbaum

Dan Pink

Because his book is so interesting, I asked him to answer a few questions for Pink Blog readers. * * *. First we had IQ. Next came EQ.

The Soothing Effect of Blogging

Luis Suarez

It’s hard to believe, even for myself, how the last time I wrote a blog post over here was a bit over two months ago. Go figure. I doubt it.

How to get ahead: 5 questions for Joel Garfinkle

Dan Pink

Because his book addresses such core desires, I’ve asked Joel to answer a few questions about the book and his work as an executive coach.

Blog Post: Ten questions for work that matters

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen I do love Seth Godin's blog - almost every post is short and a gem. Ten questions for work that matters. Hints: Any question that's difficult to answer deserves more thought. Credit: Ten questions for work that matters by Seth Godin. Here is a recent one. What are you doing that's difficult?

10 lessons for Giving Days, and one question: How can we make them more sustainable?

Beth Kanter

10 lessons for Giving Days, and one question: How can we make them more sustainable? This post was also published on the Knight Foundation blog.

Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool

Luis Suarez

A few prominent bloggers have jumped the shark and eventually dumped their blogs and moved the conversations, and further insights, into G+.

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How to move people with two irrational questions

Dan Pink

Unless you’re a hermit in a cave somewhere (and if so, how are you reading this blog?), Lately I’ve been digging into this broad question of how of we move people and I consulted a fascinating book I’d read several months ago titled Instant Influence: How to Get Anyone to Do Anything – Fast! Make sure she gives you a number.

Back to Blogging

Doc Searls

Today is the first day in months when my first question wasn’t, “What can I do to finish (or improve) the book today?” So I can get back to all the stuff I’ve neglected in the meantime, including this: blogging. I think it was twelve years ago today that I put up the first post on this blog. Here it is.

How to avoid being “nextflixed”: 5 questions for Saul Kaplan

Dan Pink

My pal Saul Kaplan is a self-confessed innovation junkie. ” Could you explain a little bit about what it means to be “netflixed”?

The Hows and Whys of Gamification: 4 Questions for Kevin Werbach

Dan Pink

Gamification. It’s one of the year’s top memes. Alas, like any white-hot meme, it’s often hard to sort the heat from the light.

Why progress matters: 6 questions for Harvard's Teresa Amabile.

Dan Pink

Subscribe To Blog Via RSS. I asked Amabile if she’d answer some questions for Pink Blog readers about her book and her insights.

Blogs in Education

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

What is a Blog? A blog is a personal website that contains content organized like a journal or a diary. Readers catch up with blogs by starting at the top and reading down until they encounter material they’re already read. Blogs are connected to each other to form what is commonly known as the ‘blogosphere’. 2005).

Questions from and for the Digital Public Library of America workshop

David Weinberger

Mainly because the Chatham House Rule was in effect, I tweeted instead of live-blogged; it’s hard to do a transcript-style live-blog when you’re not allowed to attribute words to people. Fortunately, John Palfrey, the head of the steering committee , did some high-value live-blogging, which you can find here: 1 2 3 4.

Questioning Pedagogy

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Playing skill games, blogging and being challenged, taking part in online debates, organizing people in a MMRPG, these are all not simply increasingly engaging, but increasingly challenging, educational environments. I would imagine people in the field have those well in hand. Does that make sense? What do you think

Blogging is fragmenting into multi-platform content creation – long live blogging!

Ross Dawson

First , blogs are not waning. All the major blogging platforms are growing. Mini-blogs, which sit in-between the two. No longer.

Are meetings a force for good?: Some questions for the authors of The Org

Dan Pink

What is one idea you’ve learned in your research that Pink Blog readers could put to work today in their careers? Dunderheaded managers.

Are meetings a force for good?: Some questions for the authors of The Org

Dan Pink

What is one idea you’ve learned in your research that Pink Blog readers could put to work today in their careers? Dunderheaded managers.

Is your focus prevention or promotion? 5 questions for Halvorson & Higgins

Dan Pink

This is a great question, because it speaks to the whole “which is better?” Heidi Grant Halvorson and E. Some of us are red lights. ” 2.

Is your focus prevention or promotion? 5 questions for Halvorson & Higgins

Dan Pink

This is a great question, because it speaks to the whole “which is better?” Heidi Grant Halvorson and E. Some of us are red lights. ” 2.

Four lessons learned from 12 years of blogging

Ross Dawson

It is 12 years since I started this Trends in the Living Networks blog to accompany the launch of my book Living Networks. The original blog was on the book website, but a couple of years later I moved it to this domain, rossdawsonblog.com. So what are some of the things I have learned from 12 years of blogging? Enterprise 2.0

How blogging changed my life for the better

Harold Jarche

So I’m going to respond to Hugh MacLeod’s question about the importance of blogging to me. My blog keeps me connected.

Blog Post: What makes a powerful question?

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen A big thank you to everyone who has given me feedback on "What makes a powerful question?" But note, I realize now that I was not entirely clear in my question :-). Rather than ask "What makes a powerful question?", How would one design or wordsmith such a question? What are its attributes

The Storytelling Animal: 4 questions for Jonathan Gottschall

Dan Pink

Chances are, by the time you’ve reached this blog post, you’ve already heard dozens of stories in your day. But why? We love stories.

Live blogging Politics of the Internet

Doc Searls

So I’m at Micah Sifry’s Politics of the Internet class at the Kennedy School , and risk live-blogging it (taxing my multitasking abilities…). Linux for Suits – Beyond Blogging’s Black Holes | Linux Journal. The class will be blogging. Look forward to reading those blogs too. Authentic voice.

Blogging the way it ought to be

Doc Searls

Since the form of a WordPress blog (which this is) favors writing long pieces over short ones, that’s mostly what I’ve written here, since I started in August 2007. blog is writing pieces of any length, and posting them easily from a WYSIWYG editor, I’ve been blogging there instead of here. Blogging

January Nonprofit Blog Carnival: What Are You Doing To Be Happier, Healthier in 2016?

Beth Kanter

Jacobwith of the Fire Starters Blog offers up some terrific ways to avoid burnout that are free or low cost. What is a Nonprofit Blog Carnival?

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Blog Post: Are there any more questions?

David Gurteen

Johnnie Moore recently blogged that Q&A is not interaction. Nancy Dixon has ranted on A Rant on Are There Any Questions?

Blog Post: Four great ownership questions from Peter Block

David Gurteen

This ice-breaker session is driven by four 'ownership' questions from Peter Block. 14:00 - 15:00 Are challenging questions more powerful than answers? Peter Block's four ownership questions. The four questions help reframe peoples' mindsets from a passive stance to a more interactive, engaging one Peter Block).

The Storytelling Animal: 4 questions for Jonathan Gottschall

Dan Pink

Chances are, by the time you’ve reached this blog post, you’ve already heard dozens of stories in your day. But why? We love stories.

Blog Post: What makes a powerful question?

David Gurteen

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?" What is the purpose of a question?

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Is Blogging Dead?

Luis Suarez

Is blogging dead for you folks as well? When was the last time you created a blog post? Blogging is not dead! Get used to it.

Why acquisition beats retention

Martijn Linssen

change|growth| Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading. Business or Pleasure? - Where is the problem?

The Growing Importance of Storytelling in the Business World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Blockchain and Identity Blogging Complex Systems Economic Issues Media and Communications Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strateg

10 most popular blog posts on the living networks of 2012

Ross Dawson

Below are the most popular posts written this year on my blog. I will share the list of all-time favorites another time. WHAT TO TWEET.