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Prevarication by platitude

Dave Snowden

The road to hell, they say is paved with good intentions and nothing is more frustrating in the general field of sense-making and complexity work than when you encounter said practice.

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Why Do We Work So Damn Much?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago, I listened to a very interesting podcast, Why Do We Work So Damn Much? where podcast host, NY Times columnist Ezra Klein , interviewed anthropologist James Suzman.

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Considerations on the Framework for Ethical Learning Technology

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

As readers may know, I've been looking a lot recently at ethics related to online learning. In particular, I've studied a number of ethical codes and frameworks, publishing a paper summarizing my work.

convening the right people

Harold Jarche

I have often said that a critical role for people in leadership positions today is helping make the network smarter. In a recent recent blog post, the author discusses another critical aspect of leadership — convening the right people — and uses the example of German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

20 years on, some memories

Dave Snowden

The love of wicked men converts to fear, That fear to hate, and hate turns one or both To worthy danger and deserved death. Richard II Act V Scene i 59-68. I thought through this post, keeping notes on the iPhone as I walked from Salcombe to Torcross on the South West Coastal Path.

3 Signs You Need a New LMS

TOPYX LMS

From time to time, it’s important to reevaluate your LMS system to see if switching to a new LMS would be wise. Is it time for your company to implement a new learning management system (LMS) ? There are several unmistakable signs that say “yes.”.

5 Tips To Create a Happy, Healthy Nonprofit Hybrid Workplace

Beth Kanter

When I wrote the “ Happy Healthy Nonprofit ,” in-person workplaces were the norm and the book looked at ways to activate a culture of wellbeing in the nonprofit workplace. Over the last 18 months, I’ve adapted a lot of the best practices for remote work.

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