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COVID-19 & Leadership

Dave Snowden

This blog post is written by Dave Snowden (the Cynefin Centre) and Millie Begovic (UNDP) to launch a critical experiment in learning and understanding the evolving implications of the pandemic – to which we invite your participation.

Getting Through Highly Uncertain Times - Some Lessons Learned

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What does it take to get through highly uncertain times, like the ones we’re in the middle of as we confront the Covid-19 pandemic? Like most of us, I’ve lived through times of high uncertainty in both my personal and professional lives.

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Extreme Times

Clark Quinn

This was originally intended to be one of my Learning Solutions Mag columns (Quinnsights). Sadly, that platform is no longer an option. Guess this is part of the extreme times! It’s a bit long for my usual posts, but I didn’t want it to go to waste. .

optimizing distributed work

Harold Jarche

Now that distributed work has become the norm — permanently for some and temporarily for others — there are two relatively simple things any organization can do to work, learn, and innovate in internet time. Optimize meetings for a digital workplace. Help all workers become knowledge catalysts.

Narrative as abductive acts of knowing

Dave Snowden

This is the second post of several that I am publishing this month to update some of my original work in knowledge management and in particular the role of narrative in as a scaffold of meaning between and within individuals, community and society.

About a pretty pole

Doc Searls

The tallest structure in Santa Barbara’s skyline is a 200-foot pole painted red and white. It stands in a city equipment yard, not far from the ocean and the city’s famous Wharf. You can see it in the photo above, with the Wharf behind it.

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Taking courses online

Clark Quinn

So I was talking to my brother the other day. He is a community college instructor (and, now, department chair). He was telling me about taking his class online (like so many others). I of course offered some suggestions, and he opined that I could (and should) be helping others too.

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Stuck Betwixt and Between

Dave Snowden

Three weeks ago, my uncle died from COVID-19. He was a second uncle and I hadn’t seen him in a few years. No one except his father and siblings could go to the funeral.

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The Web and the New Reality

Doc Searls

I posted this essay in my own pre-blog, Reality 2.0 , on December 1, 1995. I think maybe now, in this long moment after we’ve hit a pause button on our future, we can start working on making good the unfulfilled promises that first gleamed in our future a quarter century ago. Contents.

Our Tips for Balancing Kids & Working from Home


Tips for Balancing Working & Parenting from Home. Who remembers this video a few years back of a reporter who was working from home and his kids unexpectedly popped in during his broadcast? Can you relate?

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time for re-schooling

Harold Jarche

A lot of parents have become teachers during this pandemic as they work from home and their children learn online. I have heard many parents say how difficult teaching is and how they have new-found respect for teachers. But are we getting the best and brightest to educate the next generation?

In praise of Texture

Dave Snowden

I love this cartoon by Shannon Wheeler , that was posted by the New Yorker.

Digging in Radio.Garden

Doc Searls is an amazing and fun discovery, perfect for infinite distraction during life in quarantine. James Vincent in The Verge calls it “Google Earth for Radio.”)

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3 Tips to Promote a Successful Learning Experience Platform (LXP) Launch


Has your organization invested in a learning experience platform (LXP) yet? eLearning tools, like a learning experience platform, are especially critical now as so many companies have moved to a remote environment due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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#GivingTuesdayNow: Join me for Q/A Hosted by SalesForce.Org

Beth Kanter

GivingTuesdayNow is taking place on May 5th. You probably have a lot of questions. That’s why I’m delighted to be participating in a Q/A along with Caryn Stein, GivingTuesdayNow to answer your questions on LinkedIn.

How a Learning Management System Can Help Nonprofits Survive the Coronavirus


The COVID-19 pandemic is creating new and evolving challenges for organizations within the nonprofit sector.