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The Power of Vulnerability

By February 16, 2011

By John Esterle Recently, someone sent me the link to this TED talk by Brene Brown. Then, just a couple of days later, someone played it to end a meeting I was in. Hmmmm. Curious to see how things start to get passed around and manifest in the world. So, I thought I’d do my…

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Play like it Matters: Why Words Mean (A lot)

By February 8, 2011

By CJ Callen Rosencrantz: What are you playing at? Guildenstern: Words. Words. They’re all we have to go on. — Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead by Tom Stoppard Words matter and strike at the heart of what it means to engage in respectful dialogue with others. Alas, respectful dialogue remains elusive in our Hollywood black…

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Is it a strategy? An outcome? A tool? It’s a Network!

By February 2, 2011

By Pia Infante February 2, 2011 From the Hollywood hit The Social Network to the recently published non-profit “how to” guide The Networked Nonprofit, it’s clear that in the private, public, and philanthropic sectors – we are abuzz about the power of networks. Particularly social networks. I had the opportunity a few days ago, at…

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Friends, Neighbors… Networks and Communities

By January 26, 2011

By Edd Conboy January 26, 2011 For darn near as long as I can remember there has been a meme afoot (do memes have feet?) about the global village, how small the world is, how flat the earth is becoming, and so forth. More recently, a contravening force, or at least an alternative view, has…

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"Read All About It"

By January 20, 2011

By John Esterle January 20, 2011 Following up on yesterday’s post about the blog being a place where the TWI community can share what we’re reading, here are three articles I received this week that folks wanted to share: From Ellen Schneider of Active Voice comes a New York times article on a U.S. State…

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