Monthly Archives: May 2009

Links (and Top Tweets) for the Week: May 30, 2009

BLOG Links (and Tweets) for the Week: May 31, 2009 photo by KM colleague and poet-photographer Judith Meskill David Foster Wallace’s Astonishing Commencement Speech 2005: A year before recurring depression would seize him again, leading to his suicide last year, … Continue reading

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A Practical Guide to Implementing Web 2.0 (aka Social Networking Tools) in Your Organization

BLOG A Practical Guide to Implementing Web 2.0 (aka Social Networking Tools) in Your Organization A lot of organizations are struggling with what to do with a host of costly, high-maintenance technologies that they have introduced in the last decade, hoping … Continue reading

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Empathy: Getting in Touch With Our and Others’ Emotional Needs

BLOG Empathy: Getting in Tune With Our and Others’ Emotional Needs Today I stumbled upon a list of forty ’emotional needs’ on a fascinating site, EQI.org, by Steve Hein. He constructed the list from the sites of several students of … Continue reading

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Clay Shirky on Helping People Find You, Content as Mere Conversation Fodder, and Letting Users Identify Their Needs

BLOG Clay Shirky on Helping People Find You, Content as Mere Conversation Fodder, Letting Users Identify Their Needs, and the Formula for Effective Social Networking Back to Toronto early from the BALLE conference in Denver this past weekend. I wrenched … Continue reading

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Links of the Week: May 23, 2009

BLOG Links of the Week: May 23, 2009 cartoon by clay bennett Ten Principles of Cooperatives: As espoused by Mondragon (thanks to Sheri Herndon for the link): Open admission (no discrimination) Democratic (one member one vote) Sovereignty of employees’ work … Continue reading

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Awaiting the Sustainable Enterprise Revolution

BLOG Incubating Entrepreneurship Six steps to sustainable, community-based Natural Enterprise, from my book Finding the Sweet Spot I‘m in Denver for the weekend at the annual conference of BALLE, the international network of community-based sustainable businesses. The reason I’m here … Continue reading

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first farewell to albion

i’ve taken you so much for granted, lovely forest on my doorstep, strange hybrid of native and ‘introduced’ species, most at early stages of succession from land once farmed and then abandoned, with a few plantation sections, row on row, … Continue reading

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Living in the Here and Now (Part 2)

BLOG Living in the Here and Now (Part 2) Mandala of Being, based on a sketch © Richard Moss Well, I’ve now finished reading Richard Moss’ The Mandala of Being, the book I was raving about last week. My reading … Continue reading

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Links for the Week: May 17, 2009

BLOG Links for the Week: May 17, 2009 mountain in Japan, still snow-covered in May; photo by Kevin Stay Away From Anyone You Can Write Into the Script Called “Here We Go Again”: Melissa Pierson writes about moving past the … Continue reading

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Living in the Here and Now

BLOG Living in the Here and Now Mandala of Being, based on a sketch © Richard Moss I started today to write a rant about Obama, and about the mainstream media — a complaint that until we give up relying … Continue reading

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