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Internet.org is a failed exercise in misdirection

Doc Searls

The Internet is one thing. It is comprised of everything it connects. By nature it is as neutral as gravity. It It favors nothing and is not partial to anything. This is why Facebook’s  Internet.org  is pure misdirection: a partial private fraction masked as a complete public whole. And also why it’s in trouble. Not just a subset of it.

New Leadership Model: An Exercise in Bifurcation

Dan Pontefract

Isolating any of them does none of us any good. Last year I wrote about “ The Anatomical Dissection of a Healthy Organization ”. probably this one).

Can a 5-minute exercise double your productivity? | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Can a 5-minute exercise double your productivity? Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan. Speaking Engagements. Video. Articles.

Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises

Charles Jennings

I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate.

Designing Learning is a Probabilistic Exercise

Clark Quinn

At the Guild’s recent mLearnCon, I was having a conversation in which I was reminded that designing performance interventions is a probabilistic exercise, and it occurred to me that we’re often not up front enough about it. And we need to be. But there are other mitigating factors. And we need to be up front about it.

Workshop Exercise Design - Help Needed

Tony Karrer

I've just posted Identify Knowledge Work Tasks - Workshop Exercise which describes a workshop exercise that I'm considering using in several different workshops. giving me thoughts on the exercise itself. Please help: Identify Knowledge Work Tasks - Workshop ExerciseI'm really hoping that folks will help me out by: a.

Exercising the right to talk rubbish

Euen Semple

Following on from yesterday''s post about standing up to bullies it occurred to me that bullying can be more subtle and widespread than we assume. And we all give in to it. Every time we put someone down for talking rubbish it is a small act of bullying. It makes them feel small and us feel more powerful. This happens all the time at work.

Blogging as an Exercise of the Brain

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Yes, there is one other such activity in my life - physical exercise. started exercising regularly while living in Manhattan around 1980.  So, for almost thirty years now, I have been been exercising five days a week on average. The link between exercise and good health has by now been well established in study after study.

Workshop Exercise Design - Help Needed

Clark Quinn

I've just posted Identify Knowledge Work Tasks - Workshop Exercise which describes a workshop exercise that I'm considering using in several different workshops. giving me thoughts on the exercise itself. Please help: Identify Knowledge Work Tasks - Workshop Exercise I'm really hoping that folks will help me out by: a.

Cynefin courses in 2015 - new thinking, practical exercises and great company

Dave Snowden

Cynefin, Complexity, Narrative and Sense-making in 2015. As 2014 closes with a full-to-capacity series of CSM courses in London, we’re delighted to announce the first Cynefin and Sense-Making courses of 2015. We start the year with courses in Zurich, Auckalnd and London. Zurich: 27 - 30 January 2015. Auckland: 4 - 7 May 2015. See you in 2015!

Help! Testing a network mapping exercise | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

So I’m trying to figure out how to do it. Think of a project that you are working on that requires knowledge sharing. Go ahead and move them. 8.

A consciousness raising exercise

Mind Hacks

Fun, smart, informative and, as far as I can make out, illustrated by the author. Link to Conscious Entities (via @ AlexKaula ).

Does ‘brain training’ work?

Mind Hacks

You’ve probably heard of “brain training exercises” – puzzles, tasks and drills which claim to keep you mentally agile. Learning

The most contagious marketing memes of 2012

Ross Dawson

Most Contagious 2011. View more presentations from Contagious. Great viewing! particularly like Nissan’s Damned Ponies…

Workshop Bank

Harold Jarche

He liked my use of the equilateral triangles collaboration exercise and it is now posted. Communities Learning

the neo-generalist

Harold Jarche

A neo-generalist is somewhere between a polymath and a hyperspecialist. If you just read all the books they mention, you would be much the wiser.

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The Virtuous Cycle of Existing Theory and Big Data

Andy McAfee

just learned via Facebook and Business Insider (!?!?) could look at them all day. Stay tuned; this is going to be wild.

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New Book: Aha! 75 Ways to Work Smarter

Jay Cross

Each technique is backed with a practical exercise. This is the missing manual. reveals how to: Learn from experience. No classrooms. Project.

How to Be a Wizard at Tech Training Design and Delivery

Beth Kanter

The 2016 session took all of the trainers’ lessons learned from the previous session and improved upon the presentation and exercises.

real learning is not abstract

Harold Jarche

Are we entering an era that heralds ‘The End of Reflection’, as this NY Times article suggests? “Mr. Teddy Wayne, NYT. Would B.J. It hurt to learn.

Experiential Leadership Development

Beth Kanter

The design included the following structure to allow for full group and small group dialogue, interaction, and exercises. Training Design

Pointlessness

Euen Semple

In it she describes an exercise in which she visited the same seat in the same cafe every day and wrote about what she saw. pointless exercise. The next bit that I could extract some practical benefit from. I saw reading her pointless writing as an even more pointless exercise. No more meaning or purpose than that. And yet.

Does ‘brain training’ work?

Mind Hacks

You’ve probably heard of “brain training exercises” – puzzles, tasks and drills which claim to keep you mentally agile. Learning

How I use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

These roots are significant because our patterns of use, our ways of embracing or rejecting technology are grounded in this history. said yes. Just so.

a gold-standard study on brain training

Mind Hacks

team led by Clive Ballard of King’s College London recruited people to a trial of online “brain training” exercises. Do exercise. link].

leadership archetypes

Harold Jarche

Ubiquitous digital networks are extending our capacity to listen and speak with others. This book reflects his mastery. Image by David Hutchens.

What Improvisation Can Teach Social Change Leaders

Beth Kanter

David’s improv exercises were designed to help us stretch this muscle and apply to our social change work. Flexibility. Reaction.

A New Language for Movement

Adaptive Path

The Laban Design Framework consists of three binary switches that he called analyses: space, weight, and time.

Fostering connections by letting go

Harold Jarche

IBM just published its 2012 Global CEO Study: Leading through Connections. There is a lot at stake here. Mark Fidelman in Forbes.

Why and How Your #Nonprofit Needs To Bust the Culture of Sitting at Work

Beth Kanter

According to research , regular exercise does not counter act being sedentary at work. Chris Messina hacked a piano for a standing desk.

Why you need to take a Google Analytics approach to measuring learning

Xyleme

Tying Metrics to Business Results That''s a pretty telling exercise, but how do we connect these metrics to business results? were visited?

How To Incorporate More Movement Into Your Nonprofit Training

Beth Kanter

Photo: Americans for the Arts. There are many creative ways to engage learners during a training  – both face-to-face and online. Training Design

9 ways to improve workplace learning

Harold Jarche

The workshop provides examples and exercises to cover more than courses. Training, and education, are often solutions looking for a problem.

Finding the right person within your organization

Dion Hinchcliffe

Understanding who knows what inside today’s modern organizations can be an exercise in frustration, especially when you’re trying to get things accomplished in tight timelines. Social software that delivers insight into the community can help by making it easier to find the right person.

A Cognitive Audit?

Clark Quinn

This isn’t an academic exercise. Pilots need to know aeronautics, physicians need to know physiology, etc. But there’s more.

the printed word at electric speed

Harold Jarche

In tribal organizations, influence often comes through kinship. It still does with certain royal families. It is positional. more on TIMN ].

NetWorkShop Sackville

Harold Jarche

“I’ve become convinced that understanding how networks work is an essential 21st century literacy. &# ~  Howard Rheingold. Leaders Net Work.

adapting to perpetual beta e-book

Harold Jarche

Leadership in networks is exercised through reputation, not positional authority. The third volume in the perpetual beta series is now ready.

Reflecting on reflection

Harold Jarche

Missing from most workplaces today is any time for reflection. In these discrete time-based events, there is little time for reflection. Not much.

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Steven Berlin Johnson

If they also happened to be bilingual, they were unbeatable. "I majored in Sociology with a minor in XBox." You can see the full story here.)