How to Get the Most out of a Conference
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
NOVEMBER 26, 2011
This is the case for an entry that came out today, How to Get the Most out of the Conference. So I am left to speculate about what could have been. I once started a post, How to Attend a Conference. So I know something about how to attend a conference.
Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It
JULY 17, 2012
Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It. The world around corporate training has changed. Traditional training departments cannot build courses fast enough to keep up with the speed of change. Person-to-person instruction is no longer cost-effective.
How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)
AUGUST 31, 2012
Work and learning are converging, and as this change happens, the infrastructure of the old corporate learning must go – things like traditional one-size-fit-all in-person training seminars. The primary thing to bear in mind, says MIT’s Andy McAfee (McAfee), is INATT. Need to share.
The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: HBR on How to Fix.
JANUARY 6, 2011
» January 06, 2011 HBR on How to Fix Capitalism: A Bandage on a Cancer Michael Porter, strategy guru extraordinaire , and Mark Kramer have an article in the January 2011 issue of Harvard Business Review entitled How To Fix Capitalism.
Techniques and Tools: How To Visualize Your Network
APRIL 25, 2014
Earlier this month I was lucky enough to attend the CATechFest in LA designed and expertly facilitated by Aspiration. Ari Sahagun , a consultant who works with social justice groups on network visualizations, called for a group to discuss Network Mapping and Visualization.
How to Participate in the MOOC - 2
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
Remember from yesterday that if you want to engage more actively in the course, the best way is to create your own contributions online. You are not required to do this, but you may well find yourself more engaged in the process if you do. website, it is necessary to log in. If you have not yet signed up for the course, you'll need to register. website and look to the upper right - there you will find the login dialog, right below the navigation.
How to support informal learning
Jay Cross's Informal Learning
JULY 12, 2010
His calling is to help business people improve their performance on the job and satisfaction in life. He has challenged conventional wisdom about how adults learn since designing the first business degree program offered by the University of Phoenix three decades ago. Interview.
Changing the mechanistic mindset
FEBRUARY 28, 2011
To me this statement gets right to the heart of where I am stumped about how to support clients. Without fail, in the past five years every new client I have been engaged by has specified one of two things they really wanted to see change in their organizations culture.
Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
Over three years ago I wrote a blog entry over here about Twitter under the provocative heading: ‘ Twitter is where conversations go to die ’. It was a cathartic article I needed to get out of my system in order to re-find my love with that social networking tool.
How to deliver innovation overnight | Daniel Pink
JULY 5, 2011
Follow Dan on Twitter. Pink is the author of four provocative bestselling books about the changing world of work. Subscribe To Blog Via RSS. How to deliver innovation overnight One of the ideas in Drive that has spread the fastest and the widest is the FedEx Day.
Reflecting on the State of Enterprise 2.0 as an Organizational Culture Change Agent
FEBRUARY 17, 2014
I promised not to utilize the moniker 2.0 in 2014 but how else can I reflect back on the state of Enterprise 2.0 I’ll simply lay blame to Andrew McAfee for originally coining the term and move on. Is this what it had come to? How refreshing. I know.
Learning, changing and thinking
OCTOBER 21, 2011
Tweet Here are some of the observations and insights shared via Twitter this past week. . That no matter how smart you are, you still needed to carry on learning. Voice is, in fact, how most everyday communication takes place. It’s good to talk as it’s how we learn.
How to find great talent: 4 questions for Bloomberg View's George.
OCTOBER 18, 2011
Follow Dan on Twitter. Pink is the author of four provocative bestselling books about the changing world of work. Subscribe To Blog Via RSS. For the last couple of years, he’s tried to answer that question by hanging out with the best talent spotters in the world – the U.S.
How to make a New Year's non-resolution | Daniel Pink
JANUARY 2, 2012
Follow Dan on Twitter. Pink is the author of four provocative bestselling books about the changing world of work. Subscribe To Blog Via RSS. non-resolution">How to make a New Year’s non-resolution Man, am I glad it’s a new year. How does that work?
How to understand regret ? and 2 ways to avoid it | Daniel Pink
AUGUST 22, 2011
Follow Dan on Twitter. Pink is the author of four provocative bestselling books about the changing world of work. Subscribe To Blog Via RSS. What will I want to have done in this situation? Men were more likely to have work-related (career, education) regrets than women.
How To Make Content Creation More Efficient: Use An Idea Dashboard
JANUARY 29, 2013
You need a pipeline which includes ideas for themes or topics you want to create content around. You set up regular planning time to come up with ideas for content for the week or month. To help you plan, you: Review the news prompts in your editorial calendar template.
How Do I Get My Nonprofit’s CEO To Use Twitter or other Social Media?
APRIL 14, 2014
“You have to show not just tell your CEO about social media”- @carolynsave “Create a tweetorial” – @kanter #afpshift pic.twitter.com/zKggoMllYB. Give them a “Tweetutorial” of how to use Twitter on their mobile phone and the basic commands.
How to Participate in the MOOC
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
This short post is intended to help you participate in the Massive Open Online Course, of MOOC. It won't cover everything, but it should be enough to get you started. Note that how don't have to participate this way; it's just recommended as a good place to start. The best way to start participating in the course is to read these newsletters. We tried to start slowly with just a few resources, but it quickly turns into a deluge.
3 equations that can change your life | Daniel Pink
JANUARY 10, 2012
Follow Dan on Twitter. Pink is the author of four provocative bestselling books about the changing world of work. Subscribe To Blog Via RSS. 3 equations that can change your life Chip Conley is a rare bird. For Anxiety, you turn to multiplication. Dan Pink. Contact.
Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business
MARCH 4, 2011
Amongst some of the very insightful ideas shared throughout that one hour webcast was a reflection on how little most businesses seem to be spending nowadays (And not just money!) Oh dear … Not to worry, I don’t remember it either! There are still 4 more to go!
What Improvisation Can Teach Social Change Leaders
APRIL 8, 2015
I had the honor of being a guest facilitator at a transformative leadership retreat with colleagues Heather McLeod Grant, Chris Block, Lance Fors, and David Havens – I got to teach but more importantly got to learn from amazing people. Bringing your brain to what you are doing.
How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement To Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change
OCTOBER 16, 2012
How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement to Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change – guest post by Meghan Keaney Anderson, Hubspot. The Edgerank algorithm is what determines how posts are displayed on the newsfeed and in what priority order. What has changed?
International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change
JANUARY 14, 2014
The course is about how to leverage networks and social media for learning and impact. Every time I have taught a social media and digital communications strategy over the past decade, I always include useful research studies about the who and how people are using these tools.
AUGUST 15, 2008
Like most old farts, I was reluctant to get into Twitter. Receiving Tweets struck me as a great way to invite more trivia and continuous interrupts into my crowded life. I didn’t want to know. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, invest two and a half minutes of your time here: If that’s not enough, here’s Twitter founder Jack Dorsey explaining how people and organizations are using Twitter. Nothing to fill out.
How To Get Started Thinking About Online Peer Learning Communities for Nonprofit Professionals
JUNE 18, 2013
” The idea was to get folks who do social media for nonprofits sharing best practices about social media adoption and culture change by balancing brief c ontent delivery with lots of interaction. Another person said, “It’s ideal to have a team rather than a single person.
Are you ready for world domination? | Daniel Pink
FEBRUARY 17, 2011
Follow Dan on Twitter. Pink is the author of four provocative bestselling books about the changing world of work. Subscribe To Blog Via RSS. Who wants to help shut down some cigarette-puffing, rule-breaking French commuters? We want to keep doing this forever.”.
Habits, Frameworks and Corporate Universities
SEPTEMBER 2, 2009
Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Habits, Frameworks and Corporate Universities by Kevin Wheeler on September 2, 2009 We all know how to learn – it’s built into our genetic makeup- but we struggle to articulate and explain how we do it. Piaget developed his constructionist theory of learning by watching and studying how children learn.
Twitter Digest for 2011-06-02
JUNE 2, 2011
The Four Stages of Teaching Yourself to Cook (and How Cooking Can Change Your Life) [link] <cd be The 4 Stages of Learning #. How Twitter Works as a Q&A App [INFOGRAPHIC] [link] via @ mashable #. Twitter Week is 11-17 July on # shareandlearn – daily focused discussions and sharing abt use of Twitter for learning [link] #. Is Twitter a Waste of Time? link] <and another Twitter infographic #. Powered by Twitter Tools.
Peer Learning As A Prelude to Collective Action for Social Change: Reflection
JULY 31, 2013
Source: Spitfire Twitter Feed. This peer learning exchange is designed to help state-based groups to be more effective in engaging their networks toward covering uninsured children. This week was the third face-to-face meeting I’ve helped design and facilitate.
Emotionally intelligent Tuesday ? Part 2 | Daniel Pink
MARCH 15, 2011
Follow Dan on Twitter. Pink is the author of four provocative bestselling books about the changing world of work. Subscribe To Blog Via RSS. Three ways to make the workplace richer in feedback. Emotionally intelligent signage is here to help! Dan Pink. Contact.
Devlearn '09 – Learning How to Learn
DECEMBER 2, 2009
Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Devlearn ’09 – Learning How to Learn by Kevin Wheeler on December 2, 2009 Devlearn is an annual gathering of folks who are focused on learning and in particular those who are focused on e-learning. This was the year of social media and how to apply various social tools to learning.
My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-08-07
AUGUST 7, 2011
The limits to what you can learn online or alone [link] (HT @ GautamGhosh ) #. RT @ mashable Chrome Overtakes Firefox to Become UK’s Second Most Popular Browser [link] #. “New Service From Harvard Aims to Replace Classroom Lectures [link] (via @ frankcalberg , @ arossett & @ alc47 ) #. RT @ JaneBozarth : The bad news: No magic authoring tool is going to do this for you. How to Record Skype Calls on your iPad [link] via @ labnol #.
The New Television: How the iPad Changes Everything
APRIL 27, 2010
But, it doesn’t fit any known category and seems to many like either a bad computer or an overblown entertainment device. I have learned that it’s just not possible to estimate the power of a new technology or device. Reviewers couldn’t quite get how revolutionary it was.
My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-09-04
SEPTEMBER 4, 2011
Guide to Twitter in the K-8 Classroom [link] HT @ nharm #. The political party that wants to ban PowerPoint [link] via @ guardian #. Over 100 tools and platforms to build your group, team, community or enterprise space [link] Know of any more? #. This Chrome extension looks useful to dock YouTube vids to the corner of your screen [link] HT @ makeuseof #. How NASA Plans to Make Astrophysics Fun With an Ambitious Social Game [link] via @ mashable #.
My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-08-07
AUGUST 7, 2011
The limits to what you can learn online or alone [link] (HT @ GautamGhosh ) #. RT @ mashable Chrome Overtakes Firefox to Become UK's Second Most Popular Browser [link] #. "New "New Service From Harvard Aims to Replace Classroom Lectures" [link] (via @ frankcalberg , @ arossett & @ alc47 ) #. RT @ JaneBozarth : The bad news: No magic authoring tool is going to do this for you. How to Record Skype Calls on your iPad [link] via @ labnol #.
APRIL 27, 2009
I’m still figuring out how best to integrate Twitter to my personal knowledge management processes. I post some things I find directly to Delicious and others I mark as favourites. Here are some of my recent favourites, a follow-on from a related post last month [I've added some letters and words to make it more coherent]: @davecormier RT @arvind: @davecormier Hard core social network research: danah boyd.
Getting More Value from Your Social Media
NOVEMBER 24, 2010
Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Getting More Value from Your Social Media by Kevin Wheeler on November 24, 2010 Platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and a variety of proprietary platforms are becoming core to successful recruiting, learning, relationship building, and marketing. These are key questions to ask when it comes to choosing a strategy and a recruiting platform.
My pick of the best of May 2016
JUNE 1, 2016
Here are my 5 favourite posts and articles from May 2016 taken from those I have shared on Twitter last month. “In this post I share some approaches and resources that I have used to help others to get started with Twitter.
Which Century is Your Organization In?
FEBRUARY 15, 2010
by Kevin Wheeler on February 15, 2010 If you read my previous post on talent trends , you are aware that life in organizations is undergoing tectonic change. We are moving from the mechanistic and manufacturing-oriented era that dominated the 19th and 20th centuries, to an era based on community, collective action, and collaboration. Individuals are finding new freedoms and exploring their own capacity and taste for change and entrepreneurism.
stevenberlinjohnson.com: How To Make The iPhone More Of A Phone
Steven Berlin Johnson
JULY 1, 2007
stevenberlinjohnson.com « | Main | Our Neighborhood In The News » How To Make The iPhone More Of A Phone So the one mild criticism I have about the iPhone thus far is that the phone functionality isnt quite as front-and-center as youd like it to be. If I was last using a non-Phone application, these are the taps it takes it takes me to call my wife: 1. push the home button to wake the iPhone up 2. slide to unlock" on the screen 3. How come?