I Wrote a 90,000 Word Book Entirely in Evernote
DECEMBER 3, 2012
When I started the quest of writing my first book — aside from the instant classic I wrote as a 9 year-old that detailed with intricate depth the entire universe of Star Wars droids — I debated how to actually write it. I would have become a book writing Word ninja.
New Book: Aha! 75 Ways to Work Smarter
JULY 22, 2015
My new book, Aha!, Adopt sound learning practices as lifelong habits. to have more impact than my previous book, Informal Learning. The beta edition is the complete 170-page book that is going into print, with one exception.
New Book: Learning in the Modern Workplace 2017
JANUARY 5, 2017
This doesn’t just mean updating traditional training practices but adopting new ways to enable and support both manager-led and employee-led learning. The book is available as a Paperback or PDF. E: A-Z of Tools in the book. Now available to purchase.
Harvard Library adopts LibraryCloud
JANUARY 7, 2015
LibraryCloud already has metadata about 18M items in the Harvard Library collection — one of the great collections — including virtually all the books and other items in the catalog (nearly 13M), a couple of million of images in the VIA collection, and archives at the folder level in Harvard OASIS. Thus the LibraryCloud Harvard has adopted is a good distance from the initial vision of a single API for accessing multiple libraries.
Flat Army Book Launch Party … A Sea of Humanity
APRIL 22, 2013
While I understand the industry typically defaults to having quotes from famous people waxing lyrical about the contents of said book, I refused and ultimately balked at this approach. The 10 Winners of Flat Army Copies Are … the second book. book flat army personal pesonal
Book Review: Connecting to Change the World
OCTOBER 23, 2014
” This books updates their experiences and provides easily understandable, field-tested information on how to form and manage social-impact networks. Here’s a few ideas, concepts, and insights from the book that resonated. Books
Book review: Crazy Like Us
JULY 13, 2011
‘Cultures become particularly vulnerable to new beliefs about the mind and madness particularly during times of social anxiety or discord’, notes Ethan Watters in this compelling book. books Togetherness
Interop: The Book
MAY 30, 2012
John Palfrey and Urs Gasser are giving a book talk at Harvard about their new book, Interop. (It’s ” He says the book started out fairly confined, about the effect of interop on innovation. But from this also come problems, which is why the subtitle of the book Interop talks about its peril. In the book, JP and Urs look at how railroad systems became interoperable. The book sees interop more broadly as “The art and science of working together.”
Alone Together - An Important New Book by Sherry Turkle
JANUARY 10, 2011
In 1984, she wrote her first book on computers and people, "The Second Self," in 1984, a book she describes as “full of hope and optimism.” Her second book, "Life on the Screen" , published in 1995, focused on “the new opportunities for exploring identity online”. Fifteen years later she has published a third book, “Alone Together: Why We Expect More From Computers and Less From Each Other”. Sherry Turkle has been on a journey.
[berkman] Yochai Benkler on his new book
OCTOBER 18, 2011
Yochai Benkler is giving a talk about his new and wonderful book, The Penguin and the Leviathan. (I Community policing has been widely adopted because it’s generally successful. A: I should note that I don’t address that in the book. But I don’t talk about that much in the book. I interviewed him about it here.). NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness.
Announcing the Launch of Book #3:The Happy Healthy Nonprofit
OCTOBER 10, 2016
I am thrilled to announce the official launch of my third book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout with co-author Aliza Sherman. I have two adopted children from Cambodia, and both these young women lived in the same orphanage as my daughter.
I'm sorry, you're just not incompetent enough to get it
OCTOBER 16, 2012
Although humorous, Peter's book contains many real-world examples and thought-provoking explanations of human behaviour. adopt knowledge management marketing maturity social media trustOlivier Blanchard made me do it.
Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Don't Bother If The Words Are.
OCTOBER 7, 2011
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. globeandmail.com: Hard facts about this years books. Good Books. editors of Klutz: The Klutz Book of Inventions. Jack Covert: The 100 Best Business Books of All Time: What They Say, Why They Matter, and How They Can Help You. Book me for a speech. I've just end reading your book (French translation).
Reinventing Organizations – Review
MAY 19, 2014
The book describes in detail how Teal organizations work and how they can be initiated. This book is probably the most important management book to read this decade. This book opened my eyes to how well self-managing organizations can function.
Measuring the Networked Nonprofit” is 2013 Terry McAdam Book Award Finalist
JUNE 20, 2013
My second book, Measuring the Networked Nonprofit: Using Data to Change the World co-authored with Katie Delahaye Paine and featuring a foreword by Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen has been chosen as one of four finalists for the 2013 Terry McAdam Book Award of the Alliance for Nonprofit Management.
Tools For New Thoughts: A Special Webinar For "Early Adopters" Of My Book
Steven Berlin Johnson
SEPTEMBER 20, 2010
Where Good Ideas Come From is an idea book about the history of ideas, but I have always thought of it as a book that would have real practical value as well. I’ll also answer questions about the book (or anything else) – so please submit questions when you fill out the form below. Tags: Books
Introducing Future Perfect
Steven Berlin Johnson
JULY 26, 2012
In the spring of 2001, I was finishing up the final chapter of my second book, Emergence: The Connected Lives Of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software. Emergence was not explicitly a book about politics or social movements, but I wanted to end it with a hint of those possibilities. This is one of the beautiful things about writing books, particularly idea books: your readers are free to take your ideas and push them in all sorts of directions you never anticipated.)
Third Industrial Revolution – Review
OCTOBER 31, 2011
Europe is leading the way and Rifkin spends a good part of the book setting up a narrative and understanding for an American audience. The first part talks about energy but the book continues with sections on economics, politics and education.
Open – Review
NOVEMBER 18, 2013
The core of this book is David Price’s SOFT model and I have highlighted some components in this summary table, with further explanations below. Books How do our minds cope with the torrent of information coming at us from every angle today?
Volunteer Engagement 2.0: Pre-Order Your Copy Now!
APRIL 13, 2015
In mid-May 2015, the book “ Volunteer Engagement 2.0 ” will launch and I’m proud to be among 35 chapter contributors! The book is about: Striking a balance between actionable strategy and broad discussion of the issues surrounding volunteerism, Volunteer Engagement 2.0
how not to adopt an lcms
JUNE 2, 2009
Home > Executive Perspective > How not to adopt an LCMS How not to adopt an LCMS June 2nd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment As the economy has forced organizations to do more with less, we’re seeing more and more interest in LCMS systems. Some common mistakes organizations make when adopting and LCMS are: Trying to shoe-horn your existing process into your new system. One of the reasons you’re adopting an LCMS is to streamline your process.
The Horizon Report 2011
FEBRUARY 9, 2011
The areas of emerging technology cited for 2011 are: Time to adoption: One Year or Less. Electronic Books. Time to adoption: Two to Three Years. Time to adoption: Four to Five Years.
Speeding up hyperlinks: topics
FEBRUARY 7, 2013
Compare that with the old fashioned way I had to gather information, which at best resulted in a day or so in one or more libraries where some or most books would be out on loan and I'd only have the full result set after a week or two , sometimes more - leaving me with a metre of paper books I had to plow through Scanning them was simple yet elaborate: read the index, pick the most appetising chapters, and from each of those carefully read the first and last paragraph.
A little rant on comic books.
FEBRUARY 17, 2011
First, as a long-time (since like I was 9) comic book reader, I'm offended because it seems like the artist just gave up and didn't even draw Emma Frost but instead drew some kind of hooker/stripper avatar. And another thing, adopt tighter story arcs.
The Progress Principle: A Masterpiece Every Manager Should Own.
AUGUST 3, 2011
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. globeandmail.com: Hard facts about this years books. Good Books. editors of Klutz: The Klutz Book of Inventions. Jack Covert: The 100 Best Business Books of All Time: What They Say, Why They Matter, and How They Can Help You. Book me for a speech. My advice is to simply buy the book.
2012 Philanthropy and Social Investment Industry Report Now Available
DECEMBER 5, 2011
” The book I’m working on KD takes this idea and goes into depth on how to do it, with checklists, stories, and examples. Like so many buzzy things, infographics are running ontheir own adoption cycle, from the rare and cool to overhyped andoverused.
Nancy Duarte on her new book, Resonate
OCTOBER 11, 2010
She just published a new book on storytelling for presentations, called resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences , which follows hot on the heels of her recent book slide:ology: The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations , a critically-acclaimed book on presentation design.
[2b2k] Books: The early years
AUGUST 9, 2010
I’m reading The Coming of the Book , by Lucien Febvre and Henri-Jean Martin (1958), who explain arrival of printed books with an impressive attention to fact-based detail. The “points by which we measure fonts were adopted in the 18th century. “…the Arab writer Mohammed Ibn Ishaq remarked in 989: ‘The Chinese write their religious books and their works of scholarship on sheets of paper which open like a fan.’
Supporting all the ways people learn at work
MARCH 20, 2016
More in my MWL book here. More in my MWL book here. More in my MWL book here. It involves helping the whole organisation adopt a culture of continuous, self-organised and self-managed learning. In my previous post I showed how people learn at work in a multitude of ways.
Work Stream #2 – Remote Working in Social Business Is Dead!
AUGUST 31, 2016
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Department of Corrections
MAY 9, 2012
<pissed> After spending two years working on a book, trying to make as clear as possible something that is still new, has no precedent, and will change the world if it actually plays out — one might be forgiven for getting cranky when people who haven’t read the book say wrong things about it — or about what you’ve been doing and saying for the last twenty years or more. But others don’t get what I say in the book — or anywhere.
[2b2k] Jon Orwant of Google Books
MARCH 29, 2010
Jon Orwant is an Engineering Manager at Google, with Google Books under him. We used to use the library to search for books and talk about them at home. In the future, we’ll use our computer to search for books, and talk about them at our libraries. Maybe libraries should replicate this, adopting information-driven departments. I.e., kindergarten classes are filled with books, but grad student classrooms have few. Google Books want to scan all books.
Enterprise 1.0 - The Dysfunctional Family?
DECEMBER 7, 2010
Lets see how far I get on this post without writing a book in stead of a post? Subscribe Top Posts Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt Enterprise 2.0: Adopt vs adapt Microsoft and Cloud - they just don't get it, do t. Business or Pleasure? -
The revolution brewing in the world of work: Q&A with Rod Collins
DECEMBER 23, 2010
It is one of a number of books discussing the revolution that is brewing that will end the world of work as we know it in the Fortune 500 companies. Rod’s book adds important new insights. Steve: The title of your book indicates that this is a book about leadership.
The Internet, Blockchain, and the Evolution of Foundational Innovations
JANUARY 17, 2017
But the adoption process of foundational technologies like blockchain is gradual, incremental and steady, unlike the hockey stick adoption we typically associate with disruptive innovations. What’s the likely adoption process for foundational technologies like blockchain?
Jay Changes Direction
MAY 2, 2015
My book Aha! Book (2008). Largely a labor of love, I’m proud to have called this one early and paved the way to accelerate its adoption and appreciation.
The Impact of Connectivity in the Future: Everything Is Connected, Cows will Tweet
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
He talk shared examples that are in his book, “ Age of Context ,” a must-read for those of us in the nonprofit tech sector and beyond. Books Research Studies With Dave Evans - Futurist At Cisco.
The Slow, Steady March Towards Digital Money
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
As in previous years, the Symposium convened a group of leaders in their field to explore the state of adoption of digital money and its economic and societal impacts around the world. . Digital money adoption is a slow changing, long haul commitment. .
Training departments will shrink
JULY 20, 2011
The famous ADDIE model did not get adopted until 1975, just as the baby boomers were entering university and the business world.
Thoughts on Learning Design Strategy
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
One was adopting a learn-apply-perform model, which another termed a learn-practice-demo. Maybe this is the topic of my next book?) At the DevLearn conference, I ran a Morning Buzz on Learning Design Strategy.