Euen Semple

I am currently in the middle of delivering my series of webinars about the social web to the United Nations and was really chuffed to be asked to do them again, for a third time, next year. Influencing: how to reach out, build networks, and build trust. There are five of in the series broken down as follows: Intro to the social web: how it works, why it works, and what you can do with it. Branding": how to get your message across without spamming the rest of us.

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Reserve a seat for my webinar: In conversation with Harold Jarche

Jane Hart

My guest in my next In conversation with … webinar is my Internet Time Alliance colleague, Harold Jarche. Here’s more information about the webinar and how you can reserve your seat as well as leave your questions for Harold in advance of the webinar itself. Harold helps organizations learn, work, and innovate in the network era. Reserve your seat for the webinar. Webinar

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Social Media for Professional Development: Workshop and Webinar

Jane Hart

Free Webinar : Wednesday 3 October, 6.30-7.30 This webinar is free to all. Reserve your seat for the webinar. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about how to join the webinar. Social learning Social networking workshopsWorkshop runs 1 – 31 October 2012. Led by Jane Hart.

PKM webinar 25 october

Harold Jarche

The automation and outsourcing of work is becoming our wicked problem to deal with as we move into the network era. Most recruiters will tell you that the time to build your network is before you become unemployed. Developing a network of thoughtful people who can help in your professional life would be a good start. On 25 October at 18:00 GMT I will be conducting an online session on personal knowledge management (PKM).

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Free webinar, Wednesday, February 16th

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Hear Jay Cross, a leading expert on informal learning, for a far-ranging conversation about how organizations are working – and training – smarter in the network era. Attend this webinar to learn how: Work and learning are converging. Training Smarter, Working Smarter. Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 11 AM PST/ 2 PM EST. FREE.

Tapping the Power of Crowdsourcing for marketing: Free webinar on June 14

Trends in the Living Networks

I will be presenting a free webinar on June 14 at 11am US EDT, organized by Ketchum’s Global Media Network. Webinar details are here or you can register directly here. In the webinar I will begin by looking at the what and why of crowdsourcing for marketing, but spend most of the time examining the applications and how to develop the capabilities required to effectively tap the power of crowdsourcing.

Follow-up from the Leadership Learning Community Webinar

Nancy White

Communities, Networks and Engagement: Finding a Place for Action. I decided to abandon a more formal presentation style to try and engage people from the start because after all, this was what the webinar was about! How do you balance “quality control” with network engagement/ participation/ responsibility? How do multilingual networks connect and thrive? Slides: Communities, Networks and Engagement: Finding a Place for Action.

Free Webinar 1/8: Leveraging Social Media to Engage and Inspire Your Alumni Network

Beth Kanter

I’m honored to be part of the Schusterman Philanthropic Network and Jim Joseph Foundation for #NetTalks , a free, five-part webinar series for Jewish professionals who want to tap into the power and potential of alumni networks. The NetTalks series , which includes five sessions, is intended to spark a meaningful conversation around alumni engagement and supporting a broader community practice of effective alumni networks.

Bersin and Caterpillar Webinar on High Impact Learning Organizations Now Available On-Demand!


The webinar "How Content Strategy Drives the High Impact Learning Organization," with Bersin by Deloitte and Caterpillar answered that question and many more. With 97% of attendees rating the webinar a 4 or 5, we’d say this is an event you must see! The social component is what can be found in the online community on blogs, forums and networks. 94% of attendees gave the content of the webinar a 4 or 5!

My Network is my Net Worth: A Personal Story

Dan Pontefract

It’s our network. Now I blog, micro-blog and submit all sorts of other learning content via videos, webinars, live chats, speaking engagements, etc. My Network is indeed my Net Worth. My Network is indeed my Net Worth because without Jon (and countless others) I’m not growing as a person. social learning social networking jon husband marshall mcluhan

Enterprise Social Networking Tips by Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez

Over the course of the last few years there has been one particular aspect of social networking for business that I still haven’t come to terms with throughout all of that time. That is, self-promoting your own content in your own blog that you may find scattered around all over the place (other blog posts, podcasts, vodcasts, webinars, seminars, online workshops, mainstream articles and so on and so forth).

Learn Post Election Stress Management Techniques for Nonprofits: Free Webinars in December

Beth Kanter

I’ve been excited to add ideas covered in the book and sharing the inspiring stories of nonprofit organizations have created a sense of well-being in the office such as Issue One , Opening Act , Sierra Club , Crisis Text Line , Crisis Response Network , and Pathways to Education Canada into my training practice for workshops. This nonprofit webinar also includes free downloadable self-assessments and worksheets for gauging the risk for burnout and how to avoid it.

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PKM and Online Communities Workshops

Jane Hart

Here are the details of two upcoming workshops and one free webinar at the Social Learning Centre. PKM gives you a framework to develop a network of people and sources of information that you can draw from on a daily basis. Online Communities Webinar. On Wednesday 6 February there is also a free webinar: Introduction to online communities – that anyone can join. PKM Social learning Webinar workshops

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Healthy and Productive Meetings: Free Guidestar Webinar on Feb. 12th

Beth Kanter

I’ll be doing a Guidestar Webinar on health and productive meetings on Feb. I’ve also replaced networking requests for “coffee” for “walking meetings.” Professional Networking Meetings: Meetings with people for coffee or lunch or visiting their office (or vice a versa) for professional relationship building. Virtual Meetings: Conference calls, online chats, and webinars. Flickr Photo by Lynn Friedman.

Notes from Mari Smith Facebook Changes Webinar: Privacy Settings and A New Metric – People Talking About

Beth Kanter

Last Friday, social media guru Mari Smith offered a free webinar that took a deep dive through the Facebook changes, and how they work for both individuals and brands. You can download the slides here and listen to the recording here. The webinar was 90 minutes and she took us through step-by-step about how the new features work. At times it was confusing, complicated , and overwhelming, but I came away a couple of ways to think about the changes in terms of privacy.

My Network Curates My Tool Choices

Nancy White

Thursday I’m a guest respondent for an ODI webinar on networks in international development. Now, does that feel right for a session on NETWORKS? For example to facilitate loose connections so powerful in networks, let’s set up a parallel chat. Bottom line… my network curates my tool choices. Could I have done this without my network? events networks social media technology stewardship

Growing a Bigger Brain with a Larger Social Network

Eide Neurolearning

Monday, January 31, 2011 Growing a Bigger Brain with a Larger Social Network The bigger your social network, the bigger your brain - well, at least your amygdala. To calculate your social network, fill out the Social Network Index here. Amygdala and social network size Supplementary information social network Social media picture Print this post Posted by Drs.

Learning in the Networked Era: A year of online professional development opportunities

Jane Hart

Since setting up the Social Learning Centre (SLC) earlier this year (which now has over 1,600 members) I have organized a large number of webinars, workshops and other events. Harold and I therefore wanted to build on the success of these workshops so we are now very pleased to announce a new schedule of professional development opportunities (online workshops and webinars) for 2012-2013 on the theme of Learning in the Networked Era.

Understanding and supporting networks – May 5 online event

Nancy White

Understanding and supporting networks: learning from theory and practice. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/323577982. Networks are a day to day reality and an important mode of working for almost all of in the aid sector. But how often do we pause and reflect on what it means to engage in a network or think about how networks work and how they could work better? events networks

Supporting workplace learning in the network era is more than delivering courses through a LMS

Jane Hart

“It takes much more than courses delivered through a learning management system to support workplace learning in the network era.” However, they need access to their learning networks while at work, and this is often a challenge. Harold Jarche, in his recent post, Supporting workplace learning , uses a great little diagram to show that -.

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Presenting in a networked age

Clark Quinn

As a webinar presenter, I like having a live chat tool. The Learning Circuit’s Big Question this month has to do with the increasing prevalence of internet access during presentations. The context is that during presentations it’s certainly possible that your audience is multi-tasking, and the question is; what are the implications?

The Networked NGO in India

Beth Kanter

This was the launch of a peer learning group called “ The Networked NGO ,” based on the ideas in my book, The Networked Nonprofit. The four-day intensive face-to-face training was for senior level staff and their social media staffers. I feel the learning is richer and more sticky. Peer exchanges help participants not only form good habits, but they also naturally start to collaborate and work in a networked way. Networked Nonprofit Networks Training Design

Smarter Nonprofit Networking: Building A Professional Network That Works for You

Beth Kanter

Your professional network is your greatest asset no matter what stage you are in your nonprofit career, whether you are an emerging leader or an acknowledged thought leader in your industry or somewhere in between. When you intentionally build your professional network in the right way, you create a circle of individuals who are all rooting for your success and happy to help you. I like to balance two different approaches to professional networking, strategic and serendipitous.

Webinar Notes: Social Media Measurement Standards: Progress and Roadmap

Beth Kanter

I heard about it this week in a webinar with Katie Paine by the Society for New Communications Research. In her webinar Katie busted some myths about what we’re currently measuring and she didn’t pull any punches. You can listen to Katie’s webinar here and be sure and include your boss in the first 20 minutes of myth busting. Throughout her webinar she pointed to nonprofit examples from the Red Cross to UNICEF, so she’s paying attention to what our sector is doing.

NTEN Webinar: Social Media Measurement Steps and How To Measure Engagement

Beth Kanter

Please KD Paine and I for an NTEN webinar on October 30th at 11:00 am where will share tips, stories, and lots of practical information about how your nonprofit can transform its culture to embrace the data, a powerful simple framework, “The 7 Steps of Measurement,” that will help your organization learn how to set measurable goals, come up with the perfect Key Performance Indicator, select the right measurement tools and metrics, and most importantly how to make sense of your data.

Using Peer Learning Strategies To Build A Network

Beth Kanter

As part of my work plan as Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, I have the pleasure of working with networks of grantees to design and facilitate peer learning exchanges on networked nonprofit practices and using social media effectively. One of the networks I’m supporting are the grantees in the Friending the Finish Line strategy. Support national partner Facebook chats, blog carnivals, and other networked advocacy activities.

Nonprofits and Content Strategy: The Wisdom of the Network

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: I’ve learned a lot about how to cultivate your professional network so it returns value by reading Porter Gale’s Your Network is Your Networth over the summer. It is about how you cultivate and develop your network. The first step is mapping your network so you understand the connections – hubs and influencers. The other day I witnessed the result of feeding and tuning a network.

Different Brain Networks for Novelty-Induced vs. Voluntary Attention

Eide Neurolearning

This may come as no great surprise to parents or teachers, but still the implications are significant for the classroom: different brain networks exist for attention depending on whether it is novelty-induced or voluntary. It's those voluntary attention networks that are also more likely to take time to develop in children (including high IQ kids).

Using a collaborative platform for brilliant learning

Jane Hart

That’s the topic of my webinar at the Online Learning & Skills Conference that will take place on Thursday 28 June from 1 pm – 1.45 In this webinar, Jane will. Social learning Social learning environments Social media platform Social networkingThe presentation like the whole event is FREE to join.

Global Recruiting

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Global Recruiting by Kevin Wheeler on October 13, 2010 Here is a webinar I conducted a few weeks ago for ERE.NET , reviewing what is going on around the world in recruiting.

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Networked Capacity Building: Finish Line Grantees Social Media Training

Beth Kanter

The project includes face-to-face training , webinar , as well as one-on-one coaching provided by the expert team at SpitFire. We got started with a welcome from Liane Wong who gave an overview of the program and how it fits into the grantmaking strategy that uses a networked approach. When you are building ties between nodes in a network or connections between peers, you need to build in networking time.

NTEN Webinar Reflections and Resources: The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation

Beth Kanter

Yesterday, I did a free NTEN Webinar called “ The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation: Reducing Information Overload ” based on my feature article in the NTEN Change Journal in June with the same title. (You can register and download the issue here for free and listen to the webinar recording here ) The main idea is that good curation skills can build staff expertise and avoid the pain of information overload. The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation.

The Collaboration Curve

Dan Pontefract

so too will an increase be found in knowledge, engagement, networks and performance of said individual participating in the collaboration experience. In simpler terms, to really address positive culture change, we should think through how we might use collaboration methods to bridge the gap between any real or perceived gain in knowledge, engagement, networks and performance. Stage Two – Engagement and Network.

Join Us: Measuring the Networked Nonprofit Book Events in Washington, DC

Beth Kanter

This week, KD Paine and I, did a whirlwind tour of ” Measuring the Networked Nonprofit ” book talks in San Francisco and Silicon Valley. Many thanks to our generous hosts including the Foundation Center/SF, Zero Divide, David and Lucile Packard Foundation, TechSoup Global, and Stanford University. Free Webinar : Measuring the Networked Nonprofit – Networked for Good. Evening Book Discussion and Networking Event.

Themes of the day: Consumerization of IT, Crowdsourcing for small business, Crowdsourcing in PR

Trends in the Living Networks

At lunch I presented on a webinar on Crowdsourcing: how your SME can benefit from the outsourcing boom , run by Business Spectator and supported by Amex. My focus in this webinar was on what small and mid-sized businesses need to know about crowdsourcing. During the night my time I presented to Ketchum PR’s Global Media Network on Tapping the Power of Crowdsourcing for PR. Future of work Keynote speaker SME Technology Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0

Five Myths of Social Learning


Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers. revolution has brought learning networks front and center with “ Connect and Communicate ” becoming the new mantra for training organizations.

If I Were a Training Vendor …

Dan Pontefract

Your staff should be allowed to provide their expertise via informal learning approaches such as mentoring, coaching, live webcasts, recorded webinars, etc. You need to utilize the systems and tools of an organization that are already established or about to be, and free your people/staff up to extend the formal and informal learning opportunities via social media, social networking and social collaboration inside of the virtual private network of an organization itself.

Social Learning in Business: Online Workshop

Jane Hart

The Agenda will include an optional introductory webinar and cover four key areas: Social learning: The lubricant for social business. Value Network Analysis in a nutshell. This workshop runs 1-31 March 2013 at the Social Learning Centre, and is led by Harold Jarche. The workshop will look at ways to enhance social learning, or people learning together while working.

Reflections on Complexity, Chaos and COVID-19

Dave Snowden

Leaders and decision-makers need to learn how to see, work within and also intentionally create entanglements as opposed to thinking of hierarchies vs networks. You can watch the replay of the webinar here.

Business and Technology Predictions for 2021 and Beyond

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In addition to the online webinar, Predictions 21 includes a number of related articles and videos. 30% of firms will increase spend on cloud, security and risk, networks, and mobility.

5 Ways to Make LinkedIn Board Connect Work for Your Nonprofit

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: Last week, I wrote about the launch of LinkedIn’s Board Connect tool that helps nonprofit identify potential board candidates through searching the networks of their board members on LinkedIn. If you have questions, Halpert, Maria Semple, and I will be doing an interactive webinar about nonprofits and LinkedIn on Tuesday, October 2 from 3-4pm EST. Join us! Guest Post Leadership Networked Nonprofit Networks Tips

Thank You Wednesday: The Gift of Giving Tuesday

Beth Kanter

Yesterday, Giving Tuesday showed the abundance and generativeness that working in networks, movements, and community or whatever you want to call them can produce. A philanthropist is anyone who gives anything – time, $, experience, skills, networks – in any amount 2 create a better world #GivingTuesday. GivingTuesday leaders Henry Timms and Aaron Sherinian have approached it with a true network mindset, encouraging everyone to own it. Networks


Jay Cross

Take advantage of convergence of informal learning and social networks. Become a tip-top webinar leader and public speaker. Five keynote presentations, twelve in-house webinars. The Big Question. What are your biggest challenges for this upcoming year? Make the case for learnscapes in HBR, CIO, other management arenas. What are your major plans for the year? Joint projects with Internet Time Alliance. More time in Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Switzerland.