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How To Build A Truly Purpose-Driven Company Through The Example Of Stocksy

Dan Pontefract

AirBnB is a prime example of disruption in the hotel industry. Stocksy is an exceptional example to delve deeper into the notion of being a Platform Cooperative. You are undoubtedly familiar with so-called “sharing economy” titans such as Uber and AirBnB.

Is Your Future Boss Horrible? A 10 Point Reference Check - Bob.

Bob Sutton

A 10 Point Reference Check.    We developed ten "reference check"  questions that you can ask people who have worked with and for your prospective boss -- or perhaps had him or her as a client -- to help determine if you are at risk of going to work for an asshole. Can you provide examples from experience?” Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Is Your Future Boss Horrible? A 10 Point Reference Check : Comments. Bob Sutton.

An example of informal learning from Europe

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Refer to manuals and instructions. Please refer to the research I’ve done at Sara Lee, with my team at KPMG Consulting. Three years ago I talked with a former KPPG consultant, Harm Wegstra, at Online Educa Berlin.

Shift in eLearning from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids

Tony Karrer

The shift I'm seeing is away from the design of pure "courseware" solutions and much more to "reference hybrid" solutions. Reference" is static content - meaning no interaction other than allowing the user to link from page-to-page and to search. Reference sometimes comes out as "job aids" or "online support" or "online help" or various other things. Thus, "reference" to me is a good umbrella term. Am I missing an alterative term for "reference?"

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Examples of eLearning 2.0

Clark Quinn

We use podcasts to release information on department updates wikis for SMEs to submit content/feedback project Wikis ; resource / tools sharing on wiki online reference for patient care using podcasts for our ASTD chapter to introduce upcoming speakers wikis, blogs, jing to capture best practices, conduct training and elearning resources virtual learning environment that encompasses social tools Use discussion boards and blogs for reflection and share learner experience A great list of examples.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Great New PaperVision Examples - 3D in Your Browser

Mark Oehlert

» February 28, 2008 Great New PaperVision Examples - 3D in Your Browser Ive blogged before about PaperVision.in e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Small Basket of Virtual World Items | Main | Using GMail and Thunderbird.thoughts?

workplace of the future

Harold Jarche

Each of us provided input and references for the course. It is now up to the rest of us to continue that work, and Clark has set an excellent example of getting the message out.

70:20:10 – towards 100% performance

Harold Jarche

The book consists of 100 practitioner-focused articles, many of which provide checklists and examples. It is focused on helping people to implement the reference model. The reference model integrates training, performance improvement, and social learning.

New Hire Practices

Harold Jarche

I’ve looked at several examples and am very interested in unique practices (outliers) beyond the corporate norm. I’d appreciate any unique examples if you can share them. Reference : Onboarding bookmarks on Diigo.

and what do you do?

Harold Jarche

The long response sounds more like a quick description of my services , some examples of my clients , and a few topics that I speak in public about. Anyway, I am writing this post so that I have a reference for people who ask what I do, and really want to know.

Learning Without Training

Jay Cross

Here are a few examples of learning before and after instituting the learning infrastructure we call a Workscape.

Book Review: Originals by Adam Grant

Dan Pontefract

For example, the book has more than 250 references. Early on in the book, he references a myopic decision of his own that impacted his financial well-being. Second, he provides several examples concerning the first mover advantage.

In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration

Harold Jarche

Some examples: Wirearchy : a dynamic multi-way flow of power and authority based on information, knowledge, trust and credibility, enabled by interconnected people and technology. Chaordic refers to a system of governance that blends characteristics of chaos and order.

Information is the opposite of information

David Weinberger

The ordinary language use of the term (well, one of them) is to refer to something you are about to learn or have just learned: “I have some information for you, sir! ” But we use the term primarily to refer to news that’s not all that important to us personally. For example, if you asked someone for your doctor’s address, what you learned you might well refer to as “information.”

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A Reading List That (Actually) Gets Read

Adaptive Path

So I’ve composed this reading list for experience, design, and strategy based on what’s most readable and reference-able. I refer to these two books as “gateway books” for designers who are curious about strategy. Fun & browsable: Great references for designers.

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Pushing and Pulling Tacit Knowledge

Harold Jarche

I often refer to Ross Dawson’s five ways of adding value to information, to introduce sense-making (my examples/descriptions follow): Filtering (separating signal from noise, based on some criteria). Sense-making is where the real personal value of PKM lies.

When Power Overthrows Common Sense

Dan Pontefract

Despite every management article known to humankind suggesting leaders in new positions of power should be doing the exact opposite, there continues to be example after example of leaders who succumb to the blinkers. I’ve witnessed it before.

Shooting the Sacred Cows of OD

Dave Snowden

I then moved on to attack the following: The assumption that if you sort out the individuals the system will look after itself (the motivated corpses directly refers). Yesterday I referenced a tweet from the Welsh Academy session at which I was a keynote Thursday.

The Internet deserves its proper noun

Doc Searls

And “the telephone” referred to a single thing of which there billions of individual examples. There are other examples of neither. We see that with messaging, for example. The NYTimes says the Mandarins of language are demoting the Internet to a common noun.

The Anatomy of an Experience Map

Adaptive Path

But I still see a dearth of quality references. When someone asks me for examples, the only good one I can reference is nForm's published nearly two years ago. They're meant to engender a shared reference of the experience, consensus of the good and the bad.

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More (somewhat) emotionally intelligent signage in a parking lot.

Dan Pink

” And he included this example from the parking lot of a nearby Chili’s restaurant: Tweet. The second part of the sign that refers to “all other (cars) will be crushed and melted refers to the auto recycling process when they crush cars and mlt them down to reuse the metal.

Boundary conditions

Dave Snowden

It’s also the failure because of your competence in an old way of looking at things, to reference Clayton Christian’s work.

Book Excerpt: The Purpose Effect

Dan Pontefract

When attending any kind of dinner party, for example, how many times have you asked or have been asked the question, “So, how is work?”. Some interesting examples surfaced: Best thing in the world if you can’t wait for the weekend to finish. The Purpose of Work.

Case Study: Tim Hockey, a Collaborative & Transparent CEO

Dan Pontefract

The company I am referring to is TD Canada Trust. collaboration tools can be used to help push a “culture of collaboration&# as well as a “culture of transparency&# as is evident by Tim’s mea culpa blogging example. I don’t own their shares.

What Makes a MOOC Massive?

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In a network structure there isn't any central focus, for example, a central discussion. In the first connectivist MOOC, for example, we have 170 individual blogs created by course participants (in Change11 we had 306 feeds). The inner circle, for example, might expect and demand preferential access to and individual attention from the course facilitators. Now to be clear, this would refer to *active* participants, and not merely the number of people who signed up.

Four Ways User-Generated Content (UGC) Can Make its Way into.

Xyleme

Home > Learning Content Management , Social Learning > Four Ways User-Generated Content (UGC) Can Make its Way into Formal Learning Four Ways User-Generated Content (UGC) Can Make its Way into Formal Learning January 20th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment This past week, I’ve been reading and referring to Jane Hart’s article The State of Social Learning Today and some Thoughts for the Future of L&D in 2010 quite a bit. Can you share some examples?

The Modern Workplace Learning Challenge

Jane Hart

Even showing ra” examples of your work is valuable for others to see; it doesn’t have to be a perfect product. I found Jane’s MWL book (provided as a resource in the program) to be thought-provoking and an excellent read and one that I have continuously referred to.

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STRETCH Is An Excellent Book To Help You With Tomorrow’s Workplace

Dan Pontefract

The authors refer to these themes (and accompanying actions) as “Stretch Imperatives” They are: It’s All On You (don’t be passive – take control of your situation, learn on the fly and be open).

Instructional design: from “packaging” to “scaffolding”

Jane Hart

It usually refers to the process of extracting knowledge from Subject Matter Experts, and presenting this content in a logical order for individuals to study. The first is a great example of instructional scaffolding.).

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intangible value

Harold Jarche

I have learned a lot from Verna Allee over the years, and frequently referred to her work on this blog. Examples might be offering to provide political support to someone. Now that Verna has retired her websites, I have collected some of her insights together in one place.

Constructivism and Eliminative Materialism

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We create meaning or sense in these representations by means of a semiotic system - a way of assigning meaning to individual symbols, phrases, groups of symbols, or entire models, sometimes by reference, sometimes by coherence, etc. These representations are easy to find in the world - we can see instances of language and mathematics, for example, in any book. for example the ''physical symbol system'' hypothesis.

A Few More Tips for Nonprofit Professionals To Avoid Getting Overwhelmed

Beth Kanter

Because I keep a bullet journal, I can always refer back to my lists of tasks that need to done that week. For example, this might be a good opportunity to read that great article about a professional topic that you bookmarked but never have time to read.

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Open Educational Resources: A Definition

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

By using 'education' therefore I am referring (roughly) to both teachers and students, where by using 'learning' I would be referring only to students. though typically omitted from accounts of OERs, the reference to 'anybody' is important. I want to be clear in this definition that we are referring not only to education providers, not only to teachers, not only to enrolled students, but to *anybody*, the entire population of humans.

Reactivating Learning

Clark Quinn

Recontextualization : here we’re showing another example. We’re showing how the concept plays out in a new context, and this gives a greater base upon which to abstract from and comprehend the underlying principle, and providing a new reference that might match a situation they could actually see. Reapplication : this is the best, where instead of consuming a concept model or an example, we actually provide a new practice problem.

Coherence in complexity

Harold Jarche

In my last post I wrote that in an increasingly complex workplace, many of the old models are no longer useful, referring more specifically to workplace learning. Many of our older business models are not working any more.

[2b2k] 13 reasons why the Britannica failed on paper

David Weinberger

For example, underlining in it or even correcting errors via marginalia would get you thrown out of the library. The inestimably smart and wise Matthew Battles has an excellent post on the topic (which I hesitate to recommend only because he refers to “Too Big to Know” overly generously In the straight-up match between paper and Web, the Encyclopedia Britannica lost.

to illuminate a small field

Dave Snowden

Think of the discovery of Penicillin if your want a well know examples but you can add micro-wave ovens and a host of other discoveries to the list. In this short poem we have a reference to both Old and New Testaments, both to linked ideas of discovery.

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The Long Term Impact of AI on Jobs - Some Lessons from History

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Economist references the work of economist James Bessen , who in a recent Atlantic article, - The Innovation Paradox , - argued that “what’s happening with automation is not so simple or obvious. The June 25 issue of The Economist includes a special report on artificial intelligence.

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Create space for sense-making

Harold Jarche

It seems that as soon as you identify with a system, whether it is good for you or not, then it becomes the only frame of reference. Even more rare is time for sense-making, and sense-making takes a LOT of time, for example: 2009 sense-making-with-pkm.

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Reddit and community journalism

David Weinberger

For example, someone is asking if one of Michelle Bachman’s foster kids would care to engage. For example, look at yesterday’s “ ">IAMA police officer who was working during the London Riots. You can also see in the London police officer’s IAMA one of the main ways Reddit constitutes itself as a community: it binds itself together by common cultural references. Here, please have a Victim of Crime pack and a crime reference number.