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How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different

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Running Effective Virtual #Nonprofit Meetings: 9 Best Practices for Facilitating Engagement

Running Effective Virtual #Nonprofit Meetings: 9 Best Practices for Facilitating Engagement | Network Leadership | Scoop.it
In many of the workshops I've been facilitating based on the Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout, many nonprofits are recognizing
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Michelle Ward: Collective Care Interview Series - Christy Tending Healing Arts

Michelle Ward: Collective Care Interview Series - Christy Tending Healing Arts | Network Leadership | Scoop.it
Collective Care is a written interview series with people who are changing the world. Most often, these folks are working at the intersection of creative, healing, and/or activist work. I’m in love with the idea of amplifying the work (and self-care practices) of people who are building a more compassionate world. In this series, I get …
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Methods & Tools curated by Hyper Island

Methods & Tools curated by Hyper Island | Network Leadership | Scoop.it
This is a resource for anyone who wants to do things more creatively and collaboratively in their team or organization. It’s a collection of methods and activities, based on Hyper Island’s methodology, that you can start using today.
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The future of management – NewCo Shift

The future of management – NewCo Shift | Network Leadership | Scoop.it
Management thinking is moving towards an understanding of human action as a process of sense making. What an organization becomes emerges from the sense-making relationships of its members, rather than being determined by the choices of few powerful individuals.
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The Leader's Guide to Lateral Thinking Skills

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Books on innovation and ideas: The Leader's Guide to Lateral Thinking Skills
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Understanding the Art of Facilitation: Effective Practices for Public Participation - Freshwater Society

Understanding the Art of Facilitation: Effective Practices for Public Participation - Freshwater Society | Network Leadership | Scoop.it
Understanding the Art of Facilitation: Effective Practices for Public Participation How can people be the solution to the challenges we face? Many of us dedicate our time, money, and energy to convening people who are central to our work. We need them to be knowledgeable and interested, but keeping them engaged is often challenging. This …
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How Your Nonprofit Can Routinize Reflection

How Your Nonprofit Can Routinize Reflection | Network Leadership | Scoop.it
Without reflection, we're doomed to repeat the same mistakes, over and over again. But do create a routine for reflection at your nonprofit?
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7 Tips for Empathic Listening

7 Tips for Empathic Listening | Network Leadership | Scoop.it
Sometimes people simply need to be heard. Here’s how you can show them your compassion and empathy by listening.
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Learning Spaces

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Learning Spaces focuses on how learner expectations influence such spaces, the principles and activities that facilitate learning, and the role of technology from the perspective of those who create learning environments: faculty, learning technologists, librarians, and administrators. Information technology has brought unique capabilities to learning spaces, whether stimulating greater interaction through the use of collaborative tools, videoconferencing with international experts, or opening virtual worlds for exploration.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 23, 2:00 AM

A useful free ebook. Individual chapters can be downloaded seperately or you can save the whole ebook.

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7 Questions That Will Change The Way You Lead Forever

7 Questions That Will Change The Way You Lead Forever | Network Leadership | Scoop.it
Article originally written by James Carbary

Coaching is one of the most powerful leadership and sales tools.

It can be tempting to dismiss it as time-consuming or handholding, but both of those assumptions are mistaken. In his book, The Coaching Habit, Michael Bungay Stanier gives busy leaders advice on how to coach effectively.

In ten minutes or less, you can ask strategic and thought-provoking questions that can help drive beneficial changes in behavior, help build team cohesiveness, and get things done effectively.

Here are his seven questions to add to your coaching toolbox to make your life easier and get big results.

Via David Hain, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD, Bobby Dillard
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David Hain's curator insight, July 13, 6:47 AM

Some really excellent coaching questions here, for professional coaches and managers alike!

Ron McIntyre's curator insight, July 16, 11:11 AM

These are some basic questions that can start the ball rolling. The real power comes in the listening and coaching that follows.

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Creating a Learning Culture

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Creating a Learning Culture features insightful essays from industry observers and revealing case studies of prominent corporations. Each chapter revolves around creating an environment where learning takes place each day, all day—fundamentally changing the way we think about how, what, and when we learn, and how we can apply learning to practice. Three sections address key aspects of learning culture: the modern business context and the importance of learning at every juncture; the organic and adaptive approaches organizational leaders can take to design enduring success; and the expanding role of individuals within organizations and the implications for business leaders, educators, technologists, and learners. Identifying the steps companies must take to remain competitive for years to come, this book explains how learning strategies applied to all aspects of every job can provide swift returns and lasting results.

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Creating A Global Network of Capacity Builders for Social Change

Creating A Global Network of Capacity Builders for Social Change | Network Leadership | Scoop.it
I've always benefited from learning from colleagues who do nonprofit technology training and capacity but often we come from the same perspective. I've always
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preparing for perpetual beta

preparing for perpetual beta | Network Leadership | Scoop.it
Networked individuals are the new engaged citizens, and we have to connect with our professional communities, finding them where we can, often aided by social media. These awareness networks can keep us connected to the real world, through wide and diverse human relationships. We cannot rely on our ‘algorithmic overlords’ to tell us how to understand our environment. Building these networks is everyone’s responsibility.
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Library of facilitation methods

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The best and most dynamic library of facilitation content. Find energizers to start your workshops,
methods for generating ideas, resolvin
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Teampedia - Tools for teams and teamwork

Teampedia - Tools for teams and teamwork | Network Leadership | Scoop.it
Teampedia is a collaborative encyclopedia of free team building activities, free icebreakers, teamwork resources, and tools for teams. This site is designed for: team leaders, trainers, teachers, managers, camp directors, counselors, youth groups... anyone interested in enhancing collaboration and creativity.
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Empathy: Key to Effective Action

Join us for a discussion on how to awaken a deep compassion to help our communities overcome divisions and foster a sense of wholeness.

Compassion means realizing our interdependence with each other and with all of life. Compassion is what links us together. It is beyond sympathy and charity. It is an awareness of the underlying unity of life.

How do we bring this compassion to a public dialogue that is increasingly polarized? How do we bridge views that may be so different from our own? How do we find common ground? These and other themes will be explored with leading spiritual thinkers.


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Boston Collaboratory School - Mentoring Horizontally, Up, Down and Sideways | P2P Foundation

Boston Collaboratory School - Mentoring Horizontally, Up, Down and Sideways | P2P Foundation | Network Leadership | Scoop.it
The Boston Collaboratory School mentors students to develop free software such as the Drupal, while educating on cooperative principles
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A List of 15 Ultimate Reflective Questions for Debriefing Learning

A List of 15 Ultimate Reflective Questions for Debriefing Learning | Network Leadership | Scoop.it
Your students can use this indispensable list of 15 of the best reflective learning questions ever to successfully debrief any learning adventure.

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Define some of your most challenging moments. What made them so? 
Define some of your most powerful learning moments. What made them so? 
What would you say is the most important thing you learned personally? As a team? 
When did you realize that you had come up with your final best solution? 
How do you feel your solution relates to real-world situations and problems? 
What do you feel most got in the way of your progress, if anything? 
How well did you and your team communicate overall? 
What were some things your teammates did that helped you to learn or overcome an obstacle? 
How did you help others during this process? 
Were your milestones and goals mostly met, and how much did you deviate from them if any? 
What did you discover as being your greatest strengths? Your biggest weaknesses? 
What would you do differently if you were to approach the same problem again? 
What would you do differently from a personal standpoint the next time you work with the same group or a different one? 
How can you better support and encourage your teammates on future projects? 
How will you use what you’ve learned in the future?
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The Exciting Embrace of Risk and Leadership: Thoughts for Today’s Activists

The Exciting Embrace of Risk and Leadership: Thoughts for Today’s Activists | Network Leadership | Scoop.it
In an environment full of uncertainty, where significant advances can best be made through networks and partnership, leadership demands a higher level of self-awareness. Here, the great Meg Wheatley walks us through some practical questions nonprofit leaders should keep top of mind as we face the tumult.
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Empathy Tent at Eugene Saturday Market | Oregon Network for Compassionate Communication

Empathy Tent at Eugene Saturday Market | Oregon Network for Compassionate Communication | Network Leadership | Scoop.it
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Facilitating Meetings - Seeds for Change

Facilitating Meetings - Seeds for Change | Network Leadership | Scoop.it
Tips and advice on facilitating meetings and making them worthwhile, including facilitation roles, preparing a meeting, active listening, problems in meetings and large groups.
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Please! No more Icebreakers: 5 Ways to Get a Group Connected Without Icebreakers

Please! No more Icebreakers: 5 Ways to Get a Group Connected Without Icebreakers | Network Leadership | Scoop.it

"I want to affirm that getting people connected at the beginning of a meeting is essential for creating an openness and willingness to challenge. Peter Block has influenced my thinking on this issue. He always says, “Connection before Content.” If a group is going to concentrate on a difficult issue, they need to learn who others are, the skills they bring, the experience they represent, and the values they hold. Stasser, who studies group performance, notes, “Group performance increases when everyone in a group is aware of each other member’s expertise.” But unfortunately, icebreakers, like those I’ve listed above, don’t accomplish that that goal.

"Happily there are alternatives to icebreakers that effectively build connections between members of a group. I will suggest five that I use, but first I want to share my rules of thumb for designing an activity that creates connection, because the rules of thumb are much more important than the specific activity you choose."

 

Jim Lerman's insight: Very informative article


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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, July 17, 1:56 PM
I am not a big fan of icebreakers. The article suggests to "connect" in a group, form community, activities have to be well-thought out. What is the gathering about? What does the group want to accomplish?
Paulette Dotson's curator insight, July 18, 2:29 PM
You must remember as a younger person those awful icebreakers at camp, school etc.  There are other options to help build connections in groups.
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Three Thoughts on Emotional Labour

Three Thoughts on Emotional Labour | Network Leadership | Scoop.it
In a call for more rather than less, Clementine Morrigan has three questions to ensure you’re receiving emotional labour ethically.
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Ten Skills for the Future Workforce

Ten Skills for the Future Workforce | Network Leadership | Scoop.it

Sense-making, social intelligence, novel & adaptive thinking, cross-cultural competency, computational thinking, new-media literacy, transdisciplarity, design mindset, cognitive load management, virtual collaboration. These are the 10 skills needed for the future workforce. For a full report, see the work done by Apollo Research Institute (formerly the University of Phoenix Research Institute) looking at the Skills Needed by 2020. A summery of the report and detailed findings about each of the skills are also available.


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Ian Berry's curator insight, July 12, 6:56 PM
I think all ten are essential skills not just for the future they're also highly relevant now Two skills are implied I would make them specific They would be self-awareness/appreciation and awareness/appreciation of others
Guillermo Pérez's curator insight, July 13, 10:12 AM
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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, July 25, 7:47 AM
Ten Skills for the Future Workforce