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Why acquisition beats retention

Martijn Linssen

In a short conversation with Graham Hill today, the topic of acquisition versus retention was brought up.

Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

Originally posted to T+D Magazine, January 2011 Edition. Reprinted here with permission. original link here ). Now is the time for learning professionals to embrace social learning as an emerging and engaging way to enhance an organization’s learning strategy. By Dan Pontefract. More with less. percent. percent in 2008 to 2.14 percent in 2009.

Lost in Translation:

Charles Jennings

Why Learning Professionals Need to Learn to Speak their Stakeholders’ Language The language we use is important. There’s no doubt about that. Human cultural development owes a great deal to our ability to communicate complex thoughts and be clearly understood by others so they can take actions.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: HBR on How to Fix.

Steve Denning

Michael Porter and Mark Kramer: Article in HBR on How to Fix Capitalism: A Bandage on a Cancer

The Evolution of Money

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In 2010, the BBC and the British Museum collaborated in a project called A History of the World. The heart of the project was a BBC Radio program which focused on one hundred objects from the collection of the British Museum, around which you can tell the history of humanity over the past two million years. Money is one of the themes.

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Graphic Facilitation Workshop July 2011

Nancy White

I’m very excited to offer a visual practice learning event this year with my energetic and creative co-conspirator, Michelle Laurie. Location.

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Calling shades of gray “black and white&#

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Recognition of Non-formal and Informal Learning. Who are these guys? Later, its membership was extended to non-European states. Emphasis is mine.].

Interdependence: a sense of purpose

Harold Jarche

As we do more of our work in networks, workplace learning becomes an interdependent activity. These are: Autonomy. Mastery. A sense of purpose.

2011 Predictions

Clark Quinn

For the annual eLearn Mag predictions, this year I wrote: I think we’ll see some important, but subtle, trends. Deeper uses of technology are going to surface: more data-driven interactions, complemented by both more structured content and more semantics. system-generated content. I’ve talked before about web 3.0, mobile).

The evident relationship between solar and ice?

Martijn Linssen

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The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Fixing capitalism: Is.

Steve Denning

HBR on how to fix capitalism: is "shared value" another "business process re-engineering

Networked learning in a changing world

Harold Jarche

Here are some of the things I learned via Twitter this past week. I modified my use of Twitter favourites for my Friday’s Finds selection this week. I switched my social bookmarking service from Delicious to Diigo and noticed that Diigo offered a method to save my favourites automatically. Five surprising changes in 2010 by @lemire.

What's your sentence?: The video | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

On New Year's Day last year, we introduced our Two Sentences video. On New Year's Day this year, we introduce a new video inspired by its

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The earliest use of “user experience” as we now think of it?

Adaptive Path

Many years ago, I did a little research on the term “user experience,&# and shared my findings on my personal site. Don Norman claimed to have invented the term back at Apple around 1993. A month or so ago, Google released the Ngram Viewer for it’s books, which allows you to find out the popularity of certain terms in certain years.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Tom Gilb's review of.

Steve Denning

Tom Gilb's review of Radical Management: "I love this book

Will’s Learning Landscape Model

Harold Jarche

Will Thalheimer has developed the Learning Landscape Mode l and created this 13 minute video to explain it. Learning Performance Improvement

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[2b2k] Amateur astronomers, and science as a network

David Weinberger

I met today with Aaron Price, who’s with the American Association of Variable Star Observers , a group celebrating a hundred years of gathering data from amateurs and professionals about variable stars. AAVSO has an archive of over 19 million variable star observations. We talked a bit about who should be called a scientist.

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Words about The Scream

Mind Hacks

Explanations of the meaning behind the image abound, mainly focusing on an outpouring of emotion in response to suffering.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: How delighting the.

Steve Denning

How delighting the client overcame impossible odds: Qatar & the 2022 World Cup

Enterprise microblogging should be pay-per-use

Martijn Linssen

Make Your Own Zombies

Doc Searls

SOCIALBOTS 2011. Points will be given for connections created by the bots and the social behaviors they are able to elicit among the targets.

The war of the manual of mental illness

Mind Hacks

Regier and Scully are more than willing to acknowledge this. As Scully puts it, “The DSM will always be provisional; that’s the best we can do.”

Fish Bowling, Solo Galaxies and Free Writing in Holland

Nancy White

Note: I’m working a back log of “draft posts&# that have yet to see the light of day. The key word that keeps coming to me is fractal.

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2010 - year in review

Martijn Linssen

2010 marked the first full year of blogging for me. On a side note


Jay Cross

Last night I wondered whatever happened to Gloria Gery, so I dropped her a line. I miss her. This would have been more appropriate. Just Jay

Change of pace

Mind Hacks

Mind Hacks posts may be a little irregular in the future as I’ve just moved location and job. Muchas a gracias a todos!

3 resolutions for making 2011 practically radical | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Still haven't gotten around to making your new year's resolutions? The Pink Blog is here to help.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Putting the meaning back.

Steve Denning

Do you have a job or a calling? It makes all the difference in the world to employee retention

Signposts for the week ending 1/7/11

Adaptive Path

It’s the first signposts of the new year , so we thought we’d honor it with some “goes to 11″ goodness. Numbers wonks win the top jobs for 2011, according to this report. Bruce Temkin of Experience Matters strikes again with his 8 Customer Experience Trends For 2011. Right now, 2010 is winning the GoogleFight. Three wise men?

Finding Stability at the Core of Change

John Hagel

As the New Year dawns, all of our thoughts turn to the changes ahead. At the same time, it might be an occasion to reflect on what will not change.    What will be the sources of stability that will help to sustain us through the accelerating changes unfolding around us? The need for stability.   I had very little stability. 

My Main Focus for 2011: Scaling Good Behavior - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

Now that the launch of Good Boss, Bad Boss is done, along with a host of chores related to The No Asshole Rule paperback and the Asian Leadership edited volume, I am turning to future projects. I'm working on two

Principles and Compromises

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Last week I posted a blog focused on the tax deal between President Obama and Senate Republicans as a good example of political compromise, - bringing people together with widely different opinions in order to get something concrete done. Are there limits to compromise? Are there times when our sense of right and wrong should guide our actions?

Science and the legal high

Mind Hacks

A few weeks ago, a colleague sent me a link to an article in the Wall Street Journal. Inside the Brain News

A record store - who needs one these days?

Martijn Linssen

This morning I read in the newspapers - wait what am I saying? In the old-fashioned newspaper I actually encountered news, yes.