• BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2016
    [Organization] Reflections from Arts Leaders Workshop: Resilient Leaders from the Inside/Out
    The five different styles included: Educator, Creator, Visionary, Organizer, and Creator. Earlier this month I was in Boston for the annual convention for Americans for the Arts where I facilitated a leadership development pre-conference workshop, “Impact without Burnout: Resilient Arts Leaders from the Inside/Out.” Thx https://t.co/5uMFbEKR3y.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2016
    [Organization] Organizational Learning Engineering
    That is, each of these unpacks with many implications, and there are more ways organizations are not aligned with what’s know about how people work. We see practices that don’t make sense, and we’re not aligned with what we now know about how we think, work, and learn. And this is a problem for organizational success.
  • BETH KANTER  |  MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016
    [Organization] How Are You Taking A Summer Break from Your Tech?
    ART X SMART by Kim Dong-kyu. Last week was the first day of summer and it got me thinking about doing a digital detox. However, Aliza Sherman and I were reviewing the final round of edits from our copy editor at Wiley for our forthcoming book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit  due out in October. That task required a screen! Set Your iPhone to 1995 Mode.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016
    [Organization] Virtual Work Interactions, Context, and Related Subjects
    According to Sobel-Lojeski , three sets of factors can contribute to virtual distance: Physical Distance :   Including geographical and time-zone separation, and/or being part of different departments or organizations. But if you’re not a gamer and you’re not looking for a new kitchen, V.R.
  • DION HINCHCLIFFE  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2016
    [Organization] Can we achieve a better, more effective digital workplace?
    What can organizations do As a confluence of new apps and devices steadily flow into the enterprise, they're encountering a growing sense that the digital workplace has become too complex and fragmented to be properly effective.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2016
    [Organization] The Purpose Effect Scorecard
    Toward the end of the book I introduce ‘ The Purpose Effect Scorecard ‘ a means in which an organization can publicly state and track how it is serving all of its stakeholders. For me, stakeholders are the reason an organization is in business in the first place. Other metrics could be devised by the organization.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2016
    [Organization] castles and curators
    ” self-organization is the future of work: Image by Friederike Abatz. Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. call these Friday’s Finds. Chris_Mahan : “Sometimes, to really internalize knowledge, I’ll handwrite an article, a passage. I’m doing it now.”
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016
    [Organization] No more rockstars
    Having worked for many people and having observed many more, I can say that for me the best leaders are people whose joy comes from helping people flourish, that is, to discover and become who they are, even if that means developing away from the organization. thank them for it. …All part of the privilege of being a man.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016
    [Organization] Ambiguity Denial Syndrome?
    And our learning designs, and organization designs, and our cultures, need to recognize this. Instead we see one-shot development of information dumps and knowledge tests, which aren’t going to help organizations. And I’m retrospectively making up what we were talking about, but it’s an interesting idea to me.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016
    [Organization] eLearning Process Survey results!
    have been working with several organizations to make these improvements, but it’s well past time to get serious about learning, and start having a real impact. So, a few weeks ago I ran a survey asking about elearning processes*, and it’s time to look at the results (I’ve closed it). With those caveats, what did we see?
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016
    [Organization] FinTech and Financial Inclusion
    Endeavor is a global not-for-profit organization dedicated to long-term economic growth by supporting high-impact entrepreneurship in over 25 cities around the world, including Mexico.   The Director’s Summit is Endeavor Mexico’s major annual meeting, bringing together over 400 entrepreneurs and senior executives.
  • JANE HART  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2016
    [Organization] Designing Learning Campaigns and Learning Challenges
    And of course, it is also helpful to comment on each others work as well as consider how their ideas might work within your own organization. Next public online workshop runs: 4 – 29 JULY 2016. Many believe that traditional classroom training as well as “click-next” e-learning courses are both ineffective and unappealing.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2016
    [Organization] What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?
    Seriously, this is important, as the tools we use and provide through the organization impact the effectiveness with which people can work. For many people in organizations, this is likely to include the MS Office Suite, e.g. Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. I woke up this morning thinking about the tools we use at various levels.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2016
    [Organization] ideas in perpetual beta
    It is how most work in organizations has been done for the past several centuries. It is only in engaging further and implementing new ways of organizing, working, and learning that we will make progress. I was discussing my work with a friend and was asked what were the main themes I talked about when I was on the stage. Key Post
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2016
    [Organization] knowledge catalysts add value
    Knowledge catalysts also help to organize peer-to-peer events that are important to maintain the community. Group 2: People writing about group 1 in clear, concise, accessible language. And here rests the line of b t demarcation…]. Group 3: People aggregating the learnings of group 2, passing it off as first-hand wisdom. checklists).
  • BETH KANTER  |  MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016
    [Organization] Powering the Nonprofit Community through Customer Support
    At Blackbaud , we get very excited and inspired by our nonprofit customers’ successes and breakthroughs –it constantly drives us to look for ways to improve our technology and customer service to ensure organizations can focus on their vital work while operating and communicating as efficiently and effectively as possible. Guest Post
  • BETH KANTER  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2016
    [Organization] How Nonprofits Are Using Games for their Mission Driven Work
    Every year, more nonprofits and cause-minded organization getting into games – not just playing them but producing or developing them to share their mission with gamers around the world. Susanna also works closely with organizations that are actively pursuing digital games to further their public or CSR mission. Action movies?
  • ROSS DAWSON  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2016
    [Organization] Framework: The role of Humans in the Future of Work
    Recognizing these distinctive human capabilities allows us to design work, organizations and education to use and develop these capabilities to best effect. Yesterday I gave the keynote on Creating the Future of Work at The End of Nine to Five. Click on the image to see full size.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016
    [Organization] How I Nearly Ruined My Personal Purpose
    More to read in my latest book, The Purpose Effect: Building Meaning in Yourself, Your Role and Your Organization. Originally posted to Psychology Today. The expression “low man on the totem pole”—a colloquial expression signifying someone of little importance—is actually irrelevant in First Nations culture. They were the miners’ protectors.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016
    [Organization] The Quinnovation eLearning Process Survey
    In the interests of understanding where the market is, I’m looking to benchmark where organizations are. Please feel free to respond and circulate to those you know in other organizations (but try to only have one person from your org fill it out). So here we are.  . welcome your comments or questions as well. Thanks!
  • ADAPTIVE PATH  |  TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016
    [Organization] Designing outside your comfort zone
    First, a bit of context: GLIDE is an organization focused on alleviating the suffering and breaking the cycle of poverty and marginalization in San Francisco. It’s rare to come across an organization who lives their mission so honestly. Having an ally like Ken, our project sponsor at GLIDE, within the organization was also invaluable.
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016
    [Organization] Four Early Lessons Learned in the Quest to Improve Feedback Loops in Philanthropy
    But for now, Listening and feedback loops are important skills for nonprofit leaders and for organizations to get better results.   In my training work with emerging nonprofit leaders ,  teaching how to ask powerful questions and hone your listening skills is part of the leadership development curriculum and workshops. Photo by LIFT.
  • DION HINCHCLIFFE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016
    [Organization] How can businesses keep up with tech change today?
    With the digital world changing today faster than ever before, here's a look at what some top organizations are doing today to adapt more sustainably to the rapidly shifting technology landscape
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016
    [Organization] Heading in the right direction
    Most of our educational approaches – K12, Higher Ed, and organizational – are fundamentally wrong. What I see in schools, classrooms, and corporations are information presentation and knowledge testing. Which isn’t bad in and of itself, except that it won’t lead to new abilities to  do ! And this bothers me.
  • ROSS DAWSON  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2016
    [Organization] Vivid Sydney: Flexibility, diversity, and productivity at the heart of the future of work
    Next week I am doing the keynote at a Vivid Sydney event titled The End of Nine to Five , organized by Gemini3 , a job share matching technology company, in collaboration with EY Australia and Hermann International Asia. “The past is scattered with predictions of the future that failed to materialise. Future of business Future of work
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2016
    [Organization] A richer suite of support
    And, of course, once an individual advances far enough, there’s little anyone can be providing for them, instead they need the ‘creative friction’ of interactions with other experts and ideas to generate the new understandings that will advance the individual  and the organization. There are cultural factors as well.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016
    [Organization] The President’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity
    Data provenance.   “To make organizations and individuals comfortable exposing their data through the use of blockchain applications, the systems must automatically track every change that is made to data, so it’s auditable and completely trustworthy.”. Gold coins were first developed around 2,500 years in Asia Minor.  Workforce development.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016
    [Organization] “We made up these rules, and we can change them”
    Now is the time for a serious rethinking of how we organize in our society: from businesses, to schools, and as communities. We need to base all of our organizations on the principle of temporary, negotiated hierarchies. In this way, citizens can freely cooperate and from time to time, as required, collaborate to get things done.
  • GEORGE SIEMENS  |  SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2016
    [Organization] What does it mean to be human in a digital age?
    We’ll provide more information on this soon, in particular a conference that we are organizing at Stanford on this in November. 8. This department is lead by Prof Pete Smith and is a sister organization to LINK. Technology is changing faster than we can evolve individually and faster than we can re-organize socially.
  • JANE HART  |  SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2016
    [Organization] L&D in the Modern Workplace Challenge starts Monday 30 May
    but there is no obligation to participate if something isn’t relevant to your organization or if you don’t have time that week. This is just a reminder that the next L&D in the Modern Workplace Challenge takes place over 12 weeks from 30 May – 19 August. PART A: PERSONAL LEARNING. PART B: professional practice. Keeping up to date.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2016
    [Organization] practice, creativity, and insight
    Self-organization becomes inevitable.” Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. call these Friday’s Finds. Ray Bradbury : “I define science fiction as the art of the possible. Fantasy is the art of the impossible.” – via @DavidBrin. ” Image via @GerDriesen.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2016
    [Organization] The Human-Centered Organization
    While I want L&D to lead the way (as those are the folks I know), it’s really about leading the way to an organization that’s aligned with  us , with people. The point being, as we reorganize work to tap into the best of us, we’re creating organizations that are humane in a very specific, and hopefully deep, sense.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2016
    [Organization] and what do you do?
    Depending on who is asking the question, the short response could be something like: I help organizations adapt to the network era. focus on new ways for connected organizations to work & learn. The world of work is changing, as are our relationships with organizations. That would be just too easy. Key Post Work
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016
    [Organization] Why I Love @Canva for Nonprofits and Why You Should Too
    Advisers contribute their skills and expertise to provide training and mentoring to help amplify the work of anti-trafficking organizations in Cambodia. I am serving as the Master Trainer and facilitator for the event. I am in Cambodia as part of Tech2Empower , an initiative of Wake. Cambodia Visual
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016
    [Organization] Reading List additions
    For the Revolution Reading List, I  strongly encourage you to read Amy Edmondson’s  Teaming , it’s a great review of the needed changes for organizations to embrace innovation.  My eLearn Mag review is here. I’ve been reading a few other books, and have written up some book reviews on two of them.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016
    [Organization] Can AI Help Translate Technological Advances into Strategic Advantage?
    How can the broader organization embrace the strategy machine?   “In the end, a strategy is only valuable to the extent that it’s embraced and leveraged by the organization. But it’s getting harder for our smart machines to truly impress us.  These questions have no easy answers, as we have learned over the years.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016
    [Organization] PKM: to learn is to do
    Mastery comes afterwards, through deliberate practice. I can help organizations and individuals get started, with structured workshops, examples, resources, or guidance. In all the examples I have cited, the initiators first worked on self-mastery and then developed practices for their organizations. We want to master it. PKMastery
  • BETH KANTER  |  THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2016
    [Organization] Give Local America Disaster Offers Lessons for Next Time
    the Central Carolina Community Foundation had organized a big party at the city’s minor-league ballpark to celebrate its giving day, Midland Gives, staged in conjunction with Give Local America. Note from Beth:  Peter Panepento wrote a thoughtful piece earlier this week about #givedaylessons and gave me permission to republish it here.
  • BETH KANTER  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2016
    [Organization] Measuring Nonprofit Performance at Scale
    My colleagues, all experts, practitioners, and instigators share a passion for inspiring others to build great organizations for greater societal impact and increasing the expectation and adoption of high performance in the field. Is your organization ready to join them? Social change is hard. But we in the nonprofit sector must try. Because
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2016
    [Organization] Moving forward
    I’ve argued before that there’s a pretty clear path forward for organizations. This takes a new approach from the organization. The necessity to become agile means that the old ‘command and control’ approach won’t cut it any longer. Certain elements are required. This happens both within teams and beyond.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2016
    [Organization] Two separate systems?
    This is what led to our Coherent Organization model. And their communities are communicating both within, and outside of, the organization. I frequently say that L&D needs to move from just ensuring optimal execution to also supporting continual innovation. How you get there is part of the revolution that’s needed.
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016
    [Organization] The People's Manifesto
    The land and the resources we have inherited from our forbearers belong to all of us equally, organized and protected in order to serve the purpose of society, and imposing on us a responsibility to protect and preserve them, so that we may pass them down to our descendants. We are freely joined and assembled as one.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016
    [Organization] The Graphic That Started My Journey Researching Purpose Three Years Ago
    Whilst I knew (and still know) a connected and engaged culture is critically important for today’s complex and complicated organizations, something was gnawing at me. After I published my first book, Flat Army , in May of 2013, I began musing about the concept of purpose. and I came across this Venn diagram. You know what’s funny?
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016
    [Organization] Three Tough Questions Answered About Purpose
    personal purpose or because the organization’s purpose has changed) there are really three. First , quit the role outright and trust yourself to secure employment in an organization and in. and organization to shift into. Sadly, far too many organizations treat their customer satisfaction scores as the goal. new role.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2016
    [Organization] Inspiring CEO Quotes About A Higher Purpose
    Thankfully there are certain Chief Executive Officers who believe–like I do–that purpose is table stakes for employees, the organization and society on the whole. Found below are what I believe to be fifteen CEO’s who are operating (or have operated) their organizations with a higher sense of purpose. – Indra K.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016
    [Organization] It’s Not So Hard To Be A Little More Cooperative
    Cooperating – it is literally ‘to work with’ We ought to be using it more within our teams, and across our organizations. __. Dan Pontefract’s next book, THE PURPOSE EFFECT: Building Meaning in Yourself, Your Role and Your Organization , will publish May 10, 2016. Sounds easy, doesn’t it. What would you do?
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2016
    [Organization] Can We Truly Be Happy At Work?
    When a third of the organization does not possess a sense of well-being at work, you can be certain these types of employees are disengaged with a purpose mindset a long journey away. Dan Pontefract’s next book, THE PURPOSE EFFECT: Building Meaning in Yourself, Your Role and Your Organization , will publish May 10, 2016. It was bliss.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016
    [Organization] self-organization is the future
    If we as a society think it is important that citizens are engaged, people are passionate about their work, and that we all contribute to making a better world, then we need to enable self-organization. It all hinges on individuals taking control of their learning, and organizations giving up control. ” – Isaac Asimov.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016
    [Organization] Lo-Tech Talk #4: The Sweet Spot of Purpose
    The time has come for purpose to be woven into our lives, our organizations and in the roles we hold at work. In this “Lo-Tech Talk”, I explain the three categories of purpose (personal, organizational and role) found in my new book, THE PURPOSE EFFECT. The time has come for purpose. We all deserve to reach the “sweet spot.”
  • NINE SHIFT  |  TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016
    [Organization] NineShift Wins Again! College Grad Employment Up-Big
    The National Association of Colleges and Employers, an organization that tracks college hiring, reported that U.S. NineShift wins again! Our prediction that employment would rise for college grads has come true. year ago supposedly smart people, such as the Univ. Here's just one quote from the story: . employers expect to hire 5.2%
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016
    [Organization] When Death Stares At You, Hinting Your Career Was A Scam
    In his post, Linds lamented the modern corporation’s quest for profit maximization and regretted that the patience required by “The Overnight Test” was rarely to be witnessed at such organizations. The story of Linds Redding ought to be a wake-up call for both individuals and the organization. But his essay went deeper.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016
    [Organization] The Analog Foundations of the Digital Revolution
    Efficiency : By enabling the automation and coordination of business processes across the organization, digital technologies have significantly promoted efficiency across the whole economy. Among the poorest 20 percent of households, nearly 7 out of 10 have a mobile phone…”   But, while t his is great progress, much remains to be done.
  • JANE HART  |  SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2016
    [Organization] “Never get sucked into the ‘company knows best’ approach to your career”
    “In today’s digital economy, you are only as good as your network  … When work is learning, and learning is the work, organizations need to look at how good people are at actively engaging in learning networks. The quote in the title of this blog post comes from my favourite post in April 2016,  When it comes to career.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2016
    [Organization] Lo-Tech Talk #3: Organizational Purpose
    This “lo-tech talk” is aimed at those who seek to create an organization that serves all stakeholders. In the video, I discuss the “Good DEEDS”, a 5-stage model that can help organizations create a higher sense of purpose in its mission and actions. The video is 5:38 in length.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2016
    [Organization] Book Excerpt: The Purpose Effect
    Perhaps disengagement of team members stems from a lack of purpose in the organization itself. Are you viewed as someone who cares about the purpose of the organization? Does your organization bring purpose and meaning to all stakeholders in its operating mandate and mission? The Purpose of Work. Work also has to make a life.”.
  • GEORGE SIEMENS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2016
    [Organization] Reflecting on Learning Analytics and SoLAR
    The fact that Ryan was willing to assist in the formation of a possibly competing organization speaks volumes about his desire to have rich scientific discourse. Organization was slow plodding for the first LAK conference. Leading up to LAK14, we were legally organized as SoLAR and took on the financial risk for local organizers.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016
    [Organization] Lo-Tech Talk #2: The Leaders Guide to The Purpose Effect
    As we all know, roles are created by the organization to achieve its mission and goals. Roles make up the whole of the organization. If there are no roles, there is no organization. For leaders of people, the concept of “role purpose” is critically important to understand.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016
    [Organization] Why I Wrote “The Purpose Effect” Book
    The concept of purpose was something I wanted to explore deeply, and prove that an organization and its employees are better off with the dynamic duo of culture + purpose. It connects the dots between purpose and culture, and it solidifies the outcomes of an engaged organization, improving personal and organizational results.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2016
    [Organization] Why Some Work Groups Thrive While Others Falter
    Within companies and conglomerates, as well as in government agencies and schools, teams are now the fundamental unit of organization.  If a company wants to outstrip its competitors, it needs to influence not only how people work but also how they work together.”. They also measured the individual IQs of each of the participants. More women.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2016
    [Organization] Lo-Tech Talk #1: Introduction to Personal Purpose
    Order the book below: Dan's Related Posts: The Electrocardiogram of Purpose My TEDx Talk on The Purpose Effect Free Download of Chapter 1 – The Purpose Effect  Full Book Jacket Cover Released for The Purpose Effect Perhaps the Purpose of an Organization? book Purpose The Purpose Effect video
  • BETH KANTER  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2016
    [Organization] New Guide: How To Engage Your Supporters with Social Listening
    Whether the debate surrounds a keyword, organization or issue, understanding the dialogue can help you engage the people driving the conversation. Are You Listening?” is a guide written nonprofits that shares some techniques you can put to use right away and help your organization engage in the right place at the right time. listen.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2016
    [Organization] enabling enterprise social networks
    Mark Britz says that, “your organization already has an enterprise social network (hint, it’s people not technology). platform just exposes it.” ” But it’s not not about the tools either, as in many cases the medium changes the message. Read more » ConnectedEnterprise PKMastery
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2016
    [Organization] complexity in the workplace
    Most organizations do this well. In my post on complexity and learning, I said that work in networks requires different skills than in hierarchies. Coordination is making sure things get done effectively and efficiently. Collaboration is working together for a common objective, usually directed through someone in authority.
  • DION HINCHCLIFFE  |  MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2016
    [Organization] Digital priorities for the CIO in 2016
    In an era of fast change, disruptive tech, and too many priorities, what will the CIO really need to focus on this year to deliver combined technical and business leadership that will guide their organizations into the future
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2016
    [Organization] Could Blockchain Prove to Be “The Next Big Thing”?
    Rather, to achieve the promise of IT, it was necessary to fundamentally redesign their operations, examine closely the flow of work across the organization, and eliminate legacy processes that no longer added value to the business. Last week I discussed some of the highlights of Citi’s excellent FinTech report. 
  • NINE SHIFT  |  MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2016
    [Organization] Is Office Space Shrinking?
    Locally, we have eliminated two large office buildings and moved into re-purposed mill buildings shared with other organizations. Maybe not, but maybe office space is starting to get smaller as more people work from home. Here's a comment from a participant in my Executive Leadership online course about what she is seeing with her bank. ".the
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2016
    [Organization] The Electrocardiogram of Purpose
    You can order my book, “ THE PURPOSE EFFECT: Building Meaning in Yourself, Your Role and Your Organization by clicking here. I find metaphors and pictures often help to explain a concept. In this case, The Electrocardiogram of Purpose is both. book Purpose The Purpose Effect ECG purpose
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2016
    [Organization] Personalizing 21st Century Education
    Notes from: Personalizing 21st Century Education: A Framework for Student Success Dan Domenech, Morton Sherman, John L. Brown Jossey-Bass, a Wiley Brand.
  • ELLEN WAGNER  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2016
    [Organization] Big Data, Learner Analytics and Reflections on Student Success, Redux
    But at a more systemic level, the ability to leverage insights to anticipate opportunities for optimizing effectiveness will be one of the key attributes demonstrated by data-savvy organizations and enterprises. PAR’s definitions have been cited in  IMS Global’s Caliper specification ,  and in  Unizen’s  organizing documentation.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2016
    [Organization] A 72,000 Word Cloud
    On May 10, 2016, my next book, “ The Purpose Effect: Building Meaning in Yourself, Your Role and Your Organization ” is finally released. pre-order here ). The book is roughly 72,000 words in length. For more information about the book, please visit the book micro-site. book The Purpose Effect word cloud wordle
  • JANE HART  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2016
    [Organization] What would happen if there were no L&D department?
    “Without the L&D department, a team is still needed to help make tacit knowledge explicit & available for the entire organization. Without L&D, a systemic approach towards individual development & the transformation of the whole organization would be missing.”  Your thoughts for an article I am writing.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016
    [Organization] L&D Value
    If they went further, and were also facilitating the ability for the organization to continually innovate – fostering communication and collaboration via tools, practices, and culture – they’d be key to getting people to provide their best. ” Are these ideas incommensurate?  Or is there a reconciliation? Together.
  • MIND HACKS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016
    [Organization] Critical mental health has a brain problem
    A common critical refrain in mental health is that explaining mental health problems in terms of a ‘brain disorder’ strips meaning from the experience, humanity from the individual, and is potentially demeaning. It’s perhaps worth noting that there are soft and hard versions of this argument. This just means we have work to do.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016
    [Organization] Computing Beyond Moore’s Law
    Evolution continued to perfect the cell over the next few billion years, giving rise to a variety of single-celled organisms , followed later by multi celled organisms of various types. The March 12 issue of The Economist   includes a special report on the future of computing after the very impressive 50-years run of Moore’s Law.
  • BETH KANTER  |  MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2016
    [Organization] Is Your Nonprofit Too Old To Barf Rainbows on Snapchat?
    Think about how you can give a behind the scenes view of your organization, perhaps at an event.   Be sure to promote your SnapChat on other social channels. This is called disposable media. ”  and could not figure it out. Your friend from third grade just had her 10th baby!) Twitter is for keeping up with news and live events.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2016
    [Organization] Free Download of Chapter 1 – The Purpose Effect 
    Without it, roles and organizations have a greater likelihood to be miserable. Ultimately, it results in a higher calling, where individuals and organizations seek to improve society for the benefit of all stakeholders. My new book, The Purpose Effect , almost never was. Or so I thought. That feedback came from Roger L. Role purpose.
  • JOHN HAGEL  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2016
    [Organization] The Big Shift in Business Models
    Now, of course, platforms help to organize choices and make them more accessible but we are increasingly able to use digital infrastructures and the Internet to search for potential providers wherever they might be. In the Big Shift , we are all experiencing mounting performance pressure. So, what is a business model? Payment. Participants.
  • BETH KANTER  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2016
    [Organization] Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Changing Organizational Culture One Sneaker at Time
    She shared some great tips about how to get your nonprofit to shift from a sitting culture to one which includes walking meetings and standing desks.   In advance of  next week’s “ National Walking Day ,” I did an interview with Gina about how her organization’s culture is changing one sneaker at a time. Then three.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2016
    [Organization] Socially Acceptable
    This is only a start, but I reckon if those don’t make the case that you should be taking a serious look at incorporating social business into your organization. I was talking with my ITA colleagues, and we were discussing the state of awareness of social learning. So I thought I’d take another shot at it. social strategy
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2016
    [Organization] Cheers for #chats
    Still, the fact that the organization provides resources to support them is appreciated, though they get some marketing capital as a return. For a reason I can no longer recall, I was thinking about twitter chats. Two, in particular, came to mind – #lrnchat and #chat2lrn –  for one specific reason. meta-learning
  • DION HINCHCLIFFE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2016
    [Organization] Is digital experience management the new social business?
    Will organizations ever have one model for online engagement As companies seek a sustainable grasp on digital engagement, the focus on holistic experience management is treading a lot of the same ground as an earlier related concept, social business.
  • DION HINCHCLIFFE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2016
    [Organization] Is digital experience management the new social business?
    Will organizations ever have one model for online engagement As companies seek a sustainable grasp on digital engagement, the focus on holistic experience management is treading a lot of the same ground as an earlier related concept, social business.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2016
    [Organization] The CEO That Was Out Of Touch
    Organizations these days are full of leaders like this. Dan Pontefract is author of the forthcoming book, THE PURPOSE EFFECT: Building Meaning in Yourself, Your Role and Your Organization , releasing May 10, 2016. The first role I held outside of academia was incredibly enlightening. But it had that start-up feel. People were open.
  • JANE HART  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2016
    [Organization] The role of the Personal Learning Advisor: supporting everyday workplace learning
    learned a lot from the activities and I am integrating what I learned into my work with nonprofit organizations. Next public online workshop runs: 4 – 29 APRIL 2016. This 4-week workshop introduces you to some of the key ways to promote and support personal learning in the workplace, as a Personal Learning Advisor. About this workshop.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2016
    [Organization] Book Review: Originals by Adam Grant
    Chock full of interviews and sublimely interesting stories of individuals, teams and organizations, the book also marries legions of academic and professional research to the overarching thesis. While reading Adam Grant’s new book, Originals: How Non-Conformists Move The World , I found myself utilizing four different lenses of observation.
  • ADAPTIVE PATH  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2016
    [Organization] Shaping a Generation’s First Experience with Star Wars
    We operate within these man-made organizations where expectations state certain things based on the culture that’s created, and I think that as leaders, it’s important for us to establish realistic expectations that everyone can over-achieve on, and then remind them that we appreciate them every opportunity we get. Honestly.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016
    [Organization] Aligning with us
    think alignment is a big thing, both from the Coherent Organization perspective of having our flows of information aligned , and in processes that help us move forward, but with, well, our humanity. One of the realizations I had in writing the Revolutionize L&D book was how badly we’re out of synch with our brains.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016
    [Organization] Anticipating the Future of the IT Industry
    Beyond their use in operations, the data generated by transactional applications were also used to improve the efficiency, financial performance, and overall management of the organization.  How can we best anticipate the future of a complex, fast changing industry like IT? Data Centers → Cloud. Data Analysis → Data Science, Cognitive, AI.
  • DAN PINK  |  MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2016
    [Organization] Pinkcast 4. Advice from Bob Sutton: Do people leave encounters with you with more energy or less?
    LINKS: Rob Cross’s research: What Creates Energy in Organizations?  |  Charged Up: Managing the Energy That Drives Innovation. Bob Sutton’s 12 Books That Every Leader Should Read. Pinkcasts
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2016
    [Organization] social learning for complex work
    Complicated systems and the training for them can be controlled and information organized for reference. The essence of social learning in an organization is giving up control. The information-based business, which is most organizations today, needs to improve the overall flow of sense-making and intangible value creation.
  • BETH KANTER  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2016
    [Organization] Using Design Thinking To Help Solve the Refugee Crisis at SXSW
    How is your nonprofit using innovation or creativity techniques to generate ideas for your organization’s programs? It requires innovation and creativity from many people.   And the agency is using an  innovation platform   and design thinking to find solutions. thanks, @AllieB!). thanks, @Anthony_Lazzaro!). thanks, @retronautilus!).
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2016
    [Organization] Full Book Jacket Cover Released for The Purpose Effect
    I am delighted to share with you the full book jacket cover for my next project, THE PURPOSE EFFECT: Building Meaning in Yourself, Your Role and Your Organization. The book releases May 10, 2016 and can be pre-ordered here. More details about the book can be found here. book Purpose The Purpose Effect
  • ADAPTIVE PATH  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2016
    [Organization] The Do’s and Don’ts of Managing Designers
    The thing that I really have visibility into is Silicon Valley, and there are two large models for how creative organizations in Silicon Valley work. Are there common personality traits among designers that should shape the way they’re managed? Why are you excited about speaking at the Managing Experience conference?
  • DOC SEARLS   |  TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2016
    [Organization] Oil and Water on California’s South Coast
    Oil from the Coal Oil Seep Field drifts across Platform Holly, off the shore of UC Santa Barbara. Oil in the water is one of the strange graces of life on Califonia’s South Coast. On the day I shot this (February 10), from a plane departing from Santa Barbara for Los Angeles, the quantity of oil in the water looked unusually high to me.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2016
    [Organization] The MIT Inclusive Innovation Competition
    How can we accelerate the transformation of institutions, organizations, and human skills to keep up with the quickening pace of digital innovation? The competition is open to for-profit and non-profit organizations of any size, age or type, in any nation around the world.  It seeks creative solutions in four major categories:  .
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2016
    [Organization] organizations are people
    ” 8 Symptoms Of Organizations On The Cusp Of Change by @MarkRaheja. “In theory, organizations are meant to enable us — to make us faster, stronger and more effective than we’d be on our own. Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. call these Friday’s Finds.
  • ADAPTIVE PATH  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2016
    [Organization] Grand Unified Theory of Service Design, Systems Design, and Organization Design
    One is that I specialize in helping IT organizations and digital businesses bring together agile, DevOps, and design thinking in order to adopt new methodologies and be able to deliver more continuous value, so I’m really interested in the relationship between design and engineering and design and IT in particular. couple things.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2016
    [Organization] What is connected leadership?
    By seeking, sensing, and sharing, everyone in an organization can become part of a learning network, listening at different frequencies, scanning the horizon, recognizing patterns, and making better decisions. Connected leadership is an emergent property of a network in balance and not some special property available to only the select few.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016
    [Organization] Making library miscellaneousness awesome
    But, unlike truly plain old tables, this one combines RFID sensors and cameras with recognition software so it knows which works you’ve put on the table and how you’ve organized them. Sitterwerk Art Library in St. Gallen, Switzerland, has 19,000 publicly-accessible items on its shelves in no particular order. This is awesome.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016
    [Organization] Metacognitive Activity?
    This is about how you continue to learn in manageable ways, and it served as an organizing framework.  To each of the elements, I attributed activities that would constitute learning in that model, and then above it I was thinking what would constitute meta-learning. And I didn’t know what that was. Naturally, I started diagramming.
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