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What I’m Reading

Making a mistake is not the same as failing. Which is more important: your org chart or your organization’s networks? Want to innovate? Ask a new question. Vendors are not the enemy. Start with the most important thing. Social media, … Continue reading

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Power With versus Power Over

About a week ago, I was finally reading the June 2011 of Associations Now (it accidentally got buried in the pile of unread magazines), and I read the Favorites Game piece with Jeffrey Pfeffer. My first thought was that his … Continue reading

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Riffing – You’re Doing It Right!

OK, so Old Spice Man was cool, and then Cisco tried to riff on it and blew it, and NTEN riffed on it, and It Was Good. But NOBODY puts Grover in the corner! How does this relate to associations? … Continue reading

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Write Like You Talk

One of the toughest things about blogging is developing your voice. It’s particularly difficult on a professionally-focused blog, where you need to still sound like you (it’s that whole “authenticity is the new black” thing), but, well, maybe not sound … Continue reading

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SocNets and Sincerity

The Letter from Editor Jason Pontin in the latest edition of MIT’s Technology Review is fantastic and prescient: Authenticity in the Age of Its Technological Reproducibility: Do Social Technologies Make Us Less Sincere? Pontin opens by quoting 18th century English … Continue reading

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