Category Archives: social networking

What if Business were Art Making?

At the UW Bothell Bootcamp Part 1 facilitated by Michele and Jim McCarthy, a powerful part of the process was the making of team art.  The supplies were all there and we were encouraged to “make art” throughout the weekend. … Continue reading

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Bootcamping with the McCarthys

I am spending the weekend getting booted at a McCarthys bootcamp sponsored by my colleague, Professor David Socha at UW Bothell.  It is an exciting way to learn new things about myself and to meet a wonderful collection of students, … Continue reading

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Orbiting the Giant Hairball

It’s been one of those weeks.  Today, feels like the wonderful image from a book by Gordon MacKenzie called Orbiting the Giant Hairball:  A Corporate Fool’s Guide to Surviving with Grace.  Too many projects and too many new and wonderful … Continue reading

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Being a Citizen

In the mid-90s, I took a five day scenario planning certification workshop put on by the Global Business Network.  One of the most intensive moments of the workshop was the half-day interaction our eight person working team had with a woman … Continue reading

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Three Socha Brothers

As social media gets better and we all become more connected, I enjoy taking a break for reflection on the web of relationships that led me to some node in my personal, operational and strategic networks (see Harvard Business Review … Continue reading

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Mediating Objects of Socialability

“The Map is not the territory.” – Alfred Korzybski “These qualities of vision are characteristic of people who love maps, for maps show an overview and details all at once.” – David Weinberger Andrew McAfee wrote a great article on … Continue reading

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Japan Study Mission – A Learning Intensive Model

In the late 1980s I had the good fortune to participate in a Japan Study Mission while at Digital Equipment Corporation (now Compaq which became HP).  This activity was a great example in several areas of process innovation and adult … Continue reading

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Facebook Timeline – is the current me happy with the older me?

“I can’t believe how much work it is to clean up my Facebook posts before my Timeline gets turned on and I only have 7 days to do it” a colleague explained the other day in a meeting. Not a regular … Continue reading

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Transactive Content

In one of our many discussions on Content Management that continue since the early 1980s, Geoff Bock introduced me to the notion of “Transactive Content.”  He had come across the term in a Gilbane report which referenced work done at … Continue reading

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User Experience Research

One of the challenges for professionals who decide they want to change jobs is to demonstrate that they have competence in the new discipline through the capabilities they developed in their previous discipline. A year ago, my daughter decided that she … Continue reading

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