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Reshaping Relationships through Passion

John Hagel

I have always been shy. As a child, I learned to turn inward as a way to protect myself against an environment that I perceived to be very threatening.    I saw relationships as temporary at best and full of turmoil at worst, and would frequently retreat into a personal world with a good book rather than interact with new people. I

PKM: aggregate, filter, connect

Harold Jarche

He asked professionals “What percentage of the knowledge you need to do your job is stored in your own mind?&#. You cannot control serendipity.

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Facilitation Card Decks | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I love things you can touch and play with when facilitating face to face.

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An example of informal learning from Europe

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Three years ago I talked with a former KPPG consultant, Harm Wegstra, at Online Educa Berlin. Here’s an extract of an email Harm sent me.

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

Kevin Wheeler

HR hasn't changed for decades despite the rhetoric. HR might accept that creative work now means collaborating, sharing, and allowing information and ideas to flow freely. Newer organizations are already using HR in a different way

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Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Nancy, this is just the 'checklist' that I've been looking for. I'm wondering if you have that as a downloadable document somewhere. Carole

The Social Network Business Plan – Review

Harold Jarche

The Social Network Business Plan: 18 strategies that will create great Wealth by David Silver. He then goes on to explain several (18) models.

eLearning Predictions Further Thoughts

Tony Karrer

I recently posted my Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010 and did a presentation on the topic. You can access a WebEx recording of the presentation here: There were only a few people who answered that they had. And several who said they skimmed it.

[berkman] Julie Cohen on networked selves

David Weinberger

NOTE: Live-blogging. 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. The liberal theory framework doesn’t give us good tools.

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Hum, I have one somewhere (shuffle, shuffle, shuffle). I'm always updating my.doc copy and customising it for different contexts.

A linchpin culture

Harold Jarche

Here is Seth Godin being interviewed by Hugh Macleod : In a sta­ble envi­ron­ment, we worship the effi­cient fac­tory. That’s my the­sis.

The missing psychiatric file of Adolf Hitler

Mind Hacks

I've just found this fascinating 2007 snippet from the European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience on Adolf Hitler's mysteriously missing psychiatric file from the time he was admitted to hospital following First World War injuries. There are some reports that he consecutively had a mild resultant conjunctivitis.

The 3 Qs for Great Experience Design (by Jared Spool)

Adaptive Path

Jared Spool. You know him, you love him, and you can see him when he keynotes MX: Managing Experience on March 7th. He’s graciously allowed us to repost this article so we can give you an idea of what his MX talk is based on. The 3 Qs for Great Experience Design. By Jared M. Spool. Originally published: Oct 06, 2008 here ).

Facilitation Card Decks

Nancy White

I love things you can touch and play with when facilitating face to face. wanted to share some of them, and find out what you use and how. Boo hoo!

PKM in 2010

Harold Jarche

Personal Knowledge Management. This post is a continuation of Sense-making with PKM (March, 2009)]. Management = how to get things done. What is PKM?

Parenting Tip For Twenties-Something Children

Nine Shift

Here’s a parenting tip we use as a strategy for getting more time with our Twenties-Something child who has left home. So here’s what we do.   3.

Apple’s iPad and the importance of price

Adaptive Path

In the early 90’s, Tandy released one of the earliest PDA’s, the Zoomer. It cost $699, and was a flop. Sync seamlessly with PC.

Belated Reflections from “Journalism that Matters” PNW

Nancy White

Earlier this month  I attended  the Journalism that Matters Pacific Northwest gathering here in Seattle. returned to only reading the newspaper.

Building common ground

Harold Jarche

The focus of this blog is on learning and working on the web and how work and learning are becoming one in a digitally interconnected world.

Will the kids leave the U.S.?

Nine Shift

Will the kids leave the U.S. for better jobs and/or life in another country? for Japan, Europe, Canada, U.K., in this century?   Will the U.S.,

How I became a learning experience designer

Clark Quinn

It starts as a kid; as Cammy relates, I didn’t grow up thinking I wanted to be a learning designer.  Who’s up for some hard fun?

Why Networks Matter (emergency or not)

Nancy White

John’s organization, Haiti Partners , is not a relief organization. They work long term on education. Learning. Connecting. Shifting. Adapting.

Teaching and Controlling

Harold Jarche

Some of the interesting things I found on Twitter this past week. How we teach: “Any teacher who can be replaced by a computer …. Clarke.

Girls still behind the boys in the 21st century

Nine Shift

Girls have yet to catch up with the boys in exploring, embracing and creating the 21 st. century. Boys are introspective, he said.

Diffusion of an idea in the Blogosphere 2005 and 2010

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour


Monday Video: Taylor Mali on Teaching

Nancy White

Taylor Mali: What teachers make | Video on

Net Work Learning article

Harold Jarche

The New Security Learning  Foundation held its conference just prior to Online Educa last year in Berlin. It’s very good feedback on my writing.

FutureShock hits even Generation Y

Nine Shift

Got FutureShock from all the technological innovation being invented every few months?   Can’t keep up? Feel overwhelmed?  

Go straight to the finish line

Jay Cross

Jane & Charles. Jane addressed how L&D is changing. It comes from our daily experiences and from practice. BT’s new web 2.0

Journalism that Matters – Day 3 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Great post, and I love your language. You asked about a game that would connect the news and the community it serves.


Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Prediction #1: The iPad will make eLearning sexy again. Prediction #2: The excitement will fade within six months.

Signposts for the Week Ending January 29, 2010

Adaptive Path

This week we learned how to report the news. We also followed the release of a new touchscreen tablet and a whole lot of practically obligatory cheeky commentary, especially from MadTV. Okcupid’s blog has been fascinating lately, analyzing what factors affect the rate of messages (or replies) someone gets on their site.

Lewis Hyde’s objection to the Google Books settlement

David Weinberger

Here is a letter Lewis Hyde sent to Judge Denny Chin who is considering the proposed Google Books settlement. I’ve also appended a supporting letter written by Eric Saltzman. The issue is that the newly-proposed trustee overseeing the handling of “orphaned works&# (i.e., Note: I am not a lawyer.). Dear Judge Chin:   . Google Inc. Eric F.

iLust? Changing the game

Clark Quinn

Yesterday, in case you’ve been living under a rock, Apple released their take on the tablet computer, the iPad.  Steve Jobs has been quoted as saying it’s “the most important thing I’ve ever done.&#   And that’s saying a lot.  The device itself isn’t a game-changer.  This is, to me, a major win (with a caveat).