Harold Jarche

blogging break

Harold Jarche

No, I have not stopped blogging, though my lack of recent posts may have given that impression. Following this break and with my upcoming travel I am sure I will have many new ideas to discuss here on this blog.

friday’s finds 2017

Harold Jarche

I do this as a reflective thinking process and to put what I’ve learned on a platform I control: this blog. Every second Friday I review what I’ve noted on social media and post a wrap-up of what caught my eye.

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looking to the past for the future

Harold Jarche

The most viewed post in almost 14 years on this blog was on our future is networked and feminine. “Pass on what you have learned. Strength, mastery. But weakness, folly, failure also. Yes, failure most of all. The greatest teacher, failure is. Luke, we are what they grow beyond.

perpetual beta 2017

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Blogging is one way I make sense of the world. My ways of seeing the world have changed over the years and blogging has helped to keep my thoughts in a state of perpetual beta: strong ideas, loosely held. This past year I wrote about 120 posts on various topics.

filter failure is not acceptable

Harold Jarche

Self-published works, like blogs, can contribute to official documents like white papers and brochures. Fake news. PR hype. Content marketing. Advertorials. Click bait. Propaganda. Doublespeak. Newspeak. Yellow journalism. Shock jocks. Post-truth. Phishing.

more than mere digital transformation

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Hatcher Blog. Is the automation of what has traditionally been human work inevitable?

cities and the future of work

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Additional outreach included a blog to share the results and to connect to other stakeholders; a newsletter; radio interviews provided by Brazilian mayors; and strategic connections to other events and meetings in Brazil.”. Note: This post is based on several earlier ones.

integrating personal knowledge mastery

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In our original blog post on connected learning, we shared three facets of learning: professional homes, learning communities and personal learning networks. To avoid a backlog of blogs to read later, it’s better to create a plan to harness the information flow and actually learn something.

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top tools 2017

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3: Feedly: A feed reader, or aggregator, to keep track of blogs and news sites via RSS. 2: Twitter: Next to my blog, Twitter is my best learning tool and allows me to stay connected to a diverse network. 1: WordPress: Powers my blog (+2,900 posts), which is the core of my sense-making.

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implementing network learning

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For example, I have learned much from my clients, but I only share general lessons here on my blog. In the network era , developing the skills of a master artisan in every field of work will be critical for success.

tensions of modern learning

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It could be a regular blog; sharing day-to-day happenings in activity streams; taking pictures and videos; or just having regular discussions. Clark Quinn , my Internet Time Alliance colleague, has presented a quick view of old and new ways to address organizational learning engineering.

lucky 13

Harold Jarche

Today marks 13 years of blogging here, with 2,901 posts. I have just returned from 3 weeks in Europe, working with several people and organizations who first connected through my blog. Here are a few of my thoughts on blogging over the years.

a new business ideology

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Context-free information, like this blog post, is given away. There is always more than one way to communicate or find something and just because something was blogged, tweeted or posted does not mean it will be understood and eventually internalized as actionable knowledge.

adapting to perpetual beta

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It has been eleven years since I started blogging here. There is no such thing as a social business strategy. There are only business strategies that understand networks. Cooperative and distributed work is becoming the norm in the network era.

working in perpetual beta

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It began with Seeking Perpetual Beta , a synthesis of 10 years of blogging. Working in Perpetual Beta is the latest volume in the perpetual beta series. The next volume, Finding Perpetual Beta , specifically focused on personal knowledge mastery.

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you are only as good as your network

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I also checked my collections of social bookmarks and blog posts to see if I had come across anything useful in the past few years. I’ve worked as an organizational learning & performance consultant since 1998.

human networks connect through empathy

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As Lilia Efimova understood the two-way challenge of PKM with blogs in 2004, today we have to deal with the dual-edged sword of a networked mediated world. “To We are only as good as our networks. Our decisions reflect the diversity of our networks.

Four Basic Skills for 2020

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For me, it’s blogging that forms the keystone of my sense-making. In 2011, The Institute for the Future and the University of Phoenix published a report that looked at Future Work Skills 2020 (PDF). The report identified six drivers of change.

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gamers, artists, and citizens

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Note: This post is a combination of 2 older posts and was originally published on LinkedIn but I moved it back to my blog due to technical issues with LinkedIn. Gamers. Learning is the new literacy. Personal computers are just one example. We buy new ones every few years.

systems thinking

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Blogging is the perfect medium for this. Leyla Acaroglu has an excellent post on Tools for Systems Thinkers: The 6 Fundamental Concepts of Systems Thinking. “In

In the beginning was the blog

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Chris Brogan, co-author of Trust Agents , has a number of insights on blogging and engaging online. I have been blogging here for eight years and before that experimented with a few other blogs. For me, this blog is a central part of my online sense-making.

adapting to perpetual beta e-book

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All of the ideas discussed here have been explored initially on my blog, established in 2004. I describe my blog as a place to post ‘half-baked ideas’, and often build upon one post after another. The third volume in the perpetual beta series is now ready.

knowledge is personal

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This is what many of us already do, with blogs and social media. I read journals and news sources and, most importantly, I started my own blog. My blog, which was my way of sharing stories and thoughts, gave me everything. Knowledge management, for me, is personal.

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Sense-making and sharing

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For me it’s blogging. An advantage of a personal blog is ownership. The Seek > Sense > Share framework is a very simple model with many layers, which you discover as you develop personal knowledge mastery.

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Seeking perpetual Beta

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After 10 years of blogging here, I have compiled my best posts into an ebook. When I started my blog, I had three categories: learning; work; and technology. ebook. It’s called Seeking perpetual Beta: a guidebook for the network era.

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ideas in perpetual beta

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It’s probably too complicated for a series of tweets, but let’s see if these can be encapsulated in a blog post. Each of the four paragraphs has been unpacked and discussed on this blog or during my various speaking engagements.

A new way to work

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One of the earliest guilds was the open source community which developed many of the communication tools and processes used by knowledge artisans today: distributed work; results only work environments (your code speaks for you); RSS, blogs, wikis, etc.

The Seek > Sense > Share Framework

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So how do you get started micro-blogging on a platform like Twitter? [This article appears in Inside Learning Technologies January 2014]. Simple standards facilitated with a light touch, enables knowledge workers to capture, interpret and share their knowledge.

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Network Era Skills

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It could be a regular blog; sharing day-to-day happenings in activity streams; taking pictures and videos; or just having regular discussions.

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Working Socially

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Every little tweet, blog post, comment or “like” online shares our individuality and humanity. – Tim Young: Socialcast blog.

What have we learned so far?

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To share higher quality curated content; to maintain and improve my blogging; where possible, to isolate any frictionless sharing.” If you follow more than X active people in blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, etc. What have we learned so far about personal knowledge mastery?

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Organizational Learning in the Network Era

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Reading blogs and articles. Edwards Deming, American management visionary, understood that systemic factors account for most organizational problems, and changing these has more potential for improvement than changing any individual’s performance.

Inspiration for Working Out Loud

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My own working out loud on this blog has resulted in speaking opportunities and meeting interesting clients. ” Initial inspiration for PKM came from Lilia Efimova , whose blog was a view on her doctoral research into knowledge-sharing.

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my pkm story

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I identified my blog as the main platform by which I try to make implicit knowledge (e.g. After just two years, I saw my blog as a valuable productivity tool, and comments and links from others added even more value.

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Learning is Connecting

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Here are last year’s top 10 : Twitter: Social network and micro-blogging site. WordPress: Blogging/website tool. “Education over the Internet is going to be so big it is going to make email usage look like a rounding error.” – John Chambers 1999.

reflecting on freedom and democracy

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I have been traveling these past few weeks and not blogging much. A few ideas have been percolating in my ‘to be blogged’ notes and I plan to expand upon them over the Summer. Today marks my 13th anniversary of freelancing.

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PKM in 34 pieces

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Write: Blogging changed my life for the better. One of my objectives with the current PKM Workshop [there''s still time to sign up] was to review most of my resources and work on developing new ones. Much of my work on PKM has been inspired by others.

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Enterprise knowledge sharing requires trusted relationships

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Blogs and wikis, and later tools like Twitter, were created to “scratch the itch” of new organizational models. As the economy gets more networked, open organizations are becoming a necessity. Businesses are increasingly dependent on complex social interactions.

Networked Professional Development

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There is always more than one way to communicate or find something and just because something was blogged, tweeted or posted does not mean it will be understood and eventually internalized as actionable knowledge.

Preparing your workforce for tomorrow

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I created a performance improvement toolbox when I started this blog in 2004, and have kept adding to it over the years. I often look at workplace performance first from the perspective of whether the situation we are trying to address is complicated or complex.