We continually make a range available on the blog to help you #AlignYourOrg: Venns you can extend... Checklists you can adapt... Presentations you can build on... Strategic & Tactical Question Sets you can use with a colleague or friend Subscribe to the blog to get them as we post them (box in the margin). We promise to … Continue reading Open Tools, Checklists and More…
We recently launched a new Medium publication with Ideas-into-Action articles and resources - here are five of the most recent posts: VCs, start-ups & marketing: A Haje Jan Kamps Q&A Persistent Grit — a Kerby Meyers Q&A Where are all the customers hiding Shaping your idea #MixtapeMaps: A StartUpWoche idea-into-action Also, our first 1,000 #MixtapeMaps have been … Continue reading Ideas-into-Action Resources
Ideas-into-Action Workshop GOT AN EARLY-STAGE IDEA? WANT TO GET IT OUT OF YOUR HEAD AND INTO ACTION? Whether your idea is for a startup, side-project or a social movement, there’ll be something for you. This is a workshop for those who want to get hands-on, learn from others – and help others learn. Because that’s how … Continue reading Ideas-into-Action Workshop
A selection of interesting conferences coming up in 2019 - RTing is easy; help spread the word and #createconnection. And if there's a relevant event missing, ping us @AlignYourOrg and we'll add it to the next edition. February in LA - #IABCLI https://twitter.com/MNordNL/status/1072601583345721346 February in the Gulf - #EMENAComm https://twitter.com/alex_malouf/status/1064730711603773440 https://twitter.com/IABCEME/status/1075621241787170817 May in Milan - … Continue reading 2019 Conference Calendar
Crammed into a recent short volume by Richard Millington titled The Indispensable Community is insight from 100-plus interviews. It is a fast read, told not just through facts, but also memorable stories. It tracks the rise and fall of a range of online communities, and sets out actionable frameworks that you can pick up and run with. Some of … Continue reading Timeless advice for online communities in the age of algorithms
We're working on a book as part of a team of expert facilitators from around the world. The shorthand for the project is #FacPower and each chapter of the book will have a different focus. In combination the aim is to show the power of facilitation in various fields and contexts. We'll be focusing on … Continue reading The powerful partnership between facilitation and communication
The recent Disinformation and ‘fake news’: Interim Report is worth reading, whether you live in the UK or not. It covers issues affecting us all. If you're serving on a board of an organisation, you'd do well to proactively discuss these matters as they can affect your reputation, and if you're a listed company, your share … Continue reading Your reputation: discussing fake news at board level
In a recent article in the Journal of the Association for Management Education and Development, Khorshed Bhote and I shared a... A Writing Checklist for Critical Friendship conversations Here's an brief excerpt with practical applications... Enjoy. Set ground rules Clarify intent - including objective, audience, tone - and hoped for action Read the texts aloud … Continue reading Writing about facilitation in ways that help others – a checklist
Actionable strategic insights from #IABC18 - for participants - and event and conference organisers... This year IABC's World Conference got its mojo back. In-person participation was at a five-year high and a new record was set for virtual participation. Well done Team IABC. Now what might we learn from this that can be used to … Continue reading How can you make a conference reach around the world?
Four quick ideas that can help you with reflection; align insight with action - and #createconnection. Download the custom post-#IABC18 PDF checklist, or get the generic 2018 Align Your Org Post-Conf Checklist, (and build on it). Enjoy.