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leadership

As Within, So Without – The Second Wave of Social Media

They say to treat your friends like family and your family like friends. I think we should also say treat your staff like customers and your customers like staff. If the idea of that scares the heck out of you.. well as they also say Houston, we have a problem! Jesse Stanchak offered up an […]

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technology

Google Search Story Creator

This is quite brilliant, fun and quick.. which means many, many people and companies will use it. I suspect the glow will wear thin for corporate use after a bit but should prove more long wearing in education and just plain fun. I can see a marriage proposal or two being done using this.. I […]

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leadership

Tribal Leadership

A few weeks ago I had the honour of attending a Hub Gathering in celebration of the third anniversary of the Ye mi sqeqo:tel la xwe’lets emo:t o Community Engagement Hub which is hosted by the Seabird First Nation.  Linda Kay Peters is their Hub coordinator and as one of the first Hub Coordinators in […]

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leadership

Thoughts on Community, Engagement & Change

Community engagement is grounded in creating healthy and productive relationships with constituents. I use the term constituents to more fully include all the individuals, groups, communities, organizations and government agencies that an organization may be in relationship with and therefore needs to engage with. Like all healthy relationships, relationships with constituents are grounded in and […]

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leadership learning

A Case for Collaborative Technology – What Klaatu Didn’t Say

Close to 40 years ago the Club of Rome published a report called Limits to Growth. In it they described the global problematique due in part to the physical limitations of our small and interconnected world. In a nutshell they said that we live on a small planet with limited resources and that if we […]

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learning technology

Do you have a personal cyberinfrastructure?

It’s week one of Jim Groom’s MOOC Digital Storytelling also known as #ds106 and I find myself reflecting on the difference between being creative and being innovative and how that difference is what intimidates me about this course. Above is a wordle of one part of the first assignment which was to read Gardner Campbell’s […]