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Book Review: Originals by Adam Grant

Dan Pontefract

While reading Adam Grant’s new book, Originals: How Non-Conformists Move The World , I found myself utilizing four different lenses of observation.

Me and Linkedin

Euen Semple

Chris Brogan blogged recently about his decision to close his Linkedin account. It is useful for keeping up to date with the people I know's changes of circumstance but little more. keep trying to get involved in the various Linkedin groups I am a member of but a few things drive me away. It is too safe and too corporate.

The Life Time Magic of Tidying Up Your Professional Life and LinkedIn Connections

Beth Kanter

To get started, here’s what you need to think about: Review your LinkedIn connections  and ask:  Do I know this person? cc @bethkanter.

Book week

Doc Searls

couple of days back I tried to  reflect an alternative view  in for, example, how we might use LinkedIn data – it’s not only my view of course and I don’t want to claim any originality in it. purposefully read the book slowly, to allow the concepts to penetrate my thoughts. Meanwhile here are some excerpts pieces that ran this week.

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The Web changes business

Harold Jarche

So you think the Web won’t change the business you’re in? Amazon – Books. LinkedIn – Recruiting.

The Changing Nature of Globalization in Our Hyperconnected, Knowledge-Intensive Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

However, the situation is changing as emerging economies are rapidly gaining ground, including Brazil, China and India.  .

network leadership = adapting to perpetual beta

Harold Jarche

It is becoming the norm and bringing change with it. — Excerpt from my e-book: Adapting to Perpetual Beta. ” — Charles H.

Guy Kawasaki Makes an Enchanting Offer: Buy One, Get One Free.

Bob Sutton

Book Me For A Speech. The Decent Thing to Call My Book - Publishers Weekly. Six Business Books to Read on the Beach -- Wall Street Journal. Hard facts about this years books. Good Books. Howard Gardner: Changing Minds: The Art and Science of Changing Our Own and Other Peoples Minds.

on the net without a net

Harold Jarche

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.

Is HR Relevant and Does it Matter? | Over the Seas

Kevin Wheeler

by Kevin Wheeler on January 27, 2010 The  Way It Is Since at least 1996 when Dave Ulrich published his well-known book, Human Resource Champions , on the state and future of human resources there has been a constant conversation on how HR can become relevant to business leaders. They oversee equal opportunity employment.  Does HR Matter?

Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Clark Quinn

It’s a valuable service, and points out some interesting things and it’s interesting to see the changes over time.  It’s also a way to see what others are using and maybe find some new ideas. Books are still a major way I learn. It’s that time again: Jane Hart is running her 2016 (and 10th!)

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iLust? Changing the game

Clark Quinn

Like him or not, he’s changed the face of our digital lives several times: popularizing the GUI interface with the Macintosh, changing the music market with the iPod, and upending the mobile market with the iPhone. The story is similar for other forms of publication: magazines, newspapers, and books

The Impact of Connectivity in the Future: Everything Is Connected, Cows will Tweet

Beth Kanter

Dave and I have something in common – Conan O’Brien made fun of our LinkedIn Profiles on his show. Books Research Studies

Does Your Nonprofit Need Legal Counsel About Using Social Media?

Beth Kanter

One of my employees has asked me to write a recommendation on LinkedIn,  if they were fired – could our organization be sued?

The Dark Side of Scaling Up: Will You Want to Live in What You Build?

Bob Sutton

 You can learn more about my ideas from my LinkedIn Influencer  posts ,  Work Matters  blog, and  Tweets. billion.

Apparently, Organizational Culture is Crap

Dan Pontefract

also wrote a book that delves a fair bit into this topic. The change might very well commence from the employee base. ” . Period.

What is stopping companies from measuring learning: Skillsets, datasets, toolsets or mindsets?


We asked this question to various L&D professionals on LinkedIn to get to the bottom of what''s stopping companies from measuring learning today.

Learn Informal Learning Informally

Jay Cross

implementation plan, change management, cost/benefit. Two books and the Informal Learning poster. Recommendations for Jay on LinkedIn.

World Stoos Day

Jay Cross

The  Stoos Network on LinkedIn. His  book Management 3.0 Discovery: model—loose ends, loose means: e.g. Google, change the world.


Jay Cross

It’s a both a discipline and a living book. Version 2.0 of the book is out now. The workplace is an open-book exam.

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What Makes a Social Network Valuable?

Kevin Wheeler

have over 10 million first, second and third degree connections in LinkedIn and I get almost no value from that network, per se. I get little value because many of my contacts are active recruiters. Networks are collections – collections made of people rather than books or stamps. The same is true for coin collectors.  Join us.

The Social C-Suite

Dan Pontefract

Interestingly, 26 percent of them had a LinkedIn profile whereas only 4 percent were on Twitter. Originally published to CLO Magazine. Be Real.

Advanced Praise or "Blurbs" for Scaling Up Excellence

Bob Sutton

First, it is rather odd to ask someone to praise your book.    Of course, we hope the list below will help sell some books.

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Luis Suarez

LinkedIn: Pretty much the very same thing as what I mentioned for Facebook above. And SmartCloud for Social Business does that beautifully.

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Transforming the Workplace with Radical Management by Steve Denning

Luis Suarez

But in reality what we are seeing is how platforms  like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, etc. To name Authority and Money. To name: .

Learning in 2024 #LRN2024

Clark Quinn

The twitter chat had a series of questions, so I’ll address them here (with a caveat that our learning really hasn’t changed, our wetware hasn’t evolved in the past decade and won’t again in the next; our support of learning is what I’m referring to here): 1. Mobile is the catalyst for change.

Three Analytics Tools to Gauge Your Social Audience’s Pulse

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: “ Measuring the Networked Nonprofit ” is getting a lot of good feedback as people read and apply the ideas in the book.

A sense of bewronging

Doc Searls

have 480 contacts on Linkedin , most of which I know about as well as my contacts on Facebook. And I don’t mean their control. Excellent.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Convergence of educational institutions to the supply chain of corporate training will change the supplier landscape. Learning apps. Rovy F.

Transforming Nonprofit Staff Into Champions on Social

Beth Kanter

They are passionate about your organization and social change, and will talk about it to anyone who will listen. What’s holding many back?

The Humanity of the Web: Reflections of a Social Computing Evangelist

Luis Suarez

The Internet changed my life 17 years ago, and my relationship with it is still going strong. Eventually I gave up on it. What happened then?

Help! My Nonprofit Needs A Data Nerd

Beth Kanter

Leap of Reason Books (Free download). Help!  My Nonprofit Needs A Data Nerd! How and what is your experience? Google Lean Impact Measurement

The Only Person Who Behaves Sensibly Is My Tailor

Charles Jennings

started reading his books in my early teenage years and many of the ideas in them have stuck. He takes new measurements every time he sees me.

Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Personal Productivity Tips for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

Her book provides tips on how to do this more effectively. How are nonprofits folks strengthening their personal productivity muscles in 2015?

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Reflections from Stanford Nonprofit Management Institute: New Skills for a Complex World

Beth Kanter

The social business sector has shared metrics and understanding of being data-informed.    That changes the conversation for nonprofits.

Help! My Nonprofit Needs A Data Nerd and How To Find Them!

Beth Kanter

”   I hear this too often from nonprofits. The skills are out there.  We are not talking about a person with a Ph.D from MIT in rocket science.

Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise

Harold Jarche

Organizations, in order to function, need to encourage social exchanges and social learning due to faster rates of business and technological changes.

Join Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha: A Webcast on The Start-Up of You

Bob Sutton

"  I have also heard great reports about Reid and Ben's new book too, but haven't read it.    You will learn the best practices of some of the most successful start-ups on the planet (like PayPal and LinkedIn), and how these strategies can be applied to your career -- no matter your industry or job function.

Corporate Learning Trends- What Endures During Recessions

Kevin Wheeler

If they don’t believe this, no amount of ROI proof is likely to change their minds. They also tap into their social networks such as Facebook or LinkedIn for advice, guidance and practical information. 3. Most corporate learning remains traditional, formal, and follows patterns laid down decades ago by firms such as GE and IBM.

The Power of Our Collective Professional Networks and Transdisciplinarity Learning

Beth Kanter

Once we mapped the network on the wall before our eyes, we reflected on the following questions: * What are the points of connection?