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Presentation for Stanford Continuing Studies Workshop: Networks for Social Change, January 30, 2010

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    • 1. Beijing<br />Cambridge<br />Chicago<br />Delhi<br />Dubai<br />Hong Kong<br />Johannesburg<br />London<br />Los Angeles<br />Madrid<br />Manila<br />Social Networks for Social Change<br />Stanford Continuing Studies<br />Jan. 30, 2010<br />Heather McLeod Grant &amp; Diana Scearce, Instructors<br />With Noah Flower, TA<br />Moscow<br />Mumbai<br />Munich<br />New York<br />Palo Alto<br />Paris<br />San Francisco<br />São Paulo<br />Seoul<br />Shanghai<br />Singapore<br />Tokyo<br />This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3.0 Unported License.<br />Toronto<br />Zurich<br />
    • 2. Class Agenda<br />10:00 Welcome, Introductions, Goals, Agenda<br />10:40 Network Basics<br />11:15 Understanding your Network<br />12:15 Lunch<br />1:15 Characteristics of Healthy Networks<br />2:10 Online Networks &amp; Social Media<br />3:00 Network Leadership &amp; Mindset<br />3:45 Closing Exercise<br />4:00 Adjourn<br />
    • 3. Who is the Monitor Institute?<br />We are… <br />part consulting firm, drawing on the talents of our own dedicated team and the resources of the global professional services firm, Monitor Group. <br />part think tank, analyzing and anticipating important shifts in the rapidly changing context that leaders must navigate. <br />part incubatorof new approaches. We work with clients and partners to test and prove new models for social impact.<br />
    • 4. How can Network Approaches Increase Social Impact?<br />In partnership with the David &amp; Lucile Packard Foundation and other clients, we have been exploring the role of social networks and social media for social change<br />
    • 5. Our Blog and Publications<br />
    • 6. Objectives for Today’s Class<br />Better understanding of how social networks function, both online and offline<br />Practical tools for increasing the effectiveness of your networks for social impact<br />
    • 7. Class Agenda<br />10:00 Welcome, Introductions, Goals, Agenda<br />10:40 Network Basics<br />11:15 Understanding your Network<br />12:15 Lunch<br />1:15 Characteristics of Healthy Networks<br />2:10 Online Networks &amp; Social Media<br />3:00 Network Leadership &amp; Mindset<br />3:45 Closing Exercise<br />4:00 Adjourn<br />
    • 8. What are Networks?<br />Groups of individuals or organizations connected through meaningful relationships. Can be online or offline or both.<br />
    • 9. We’re most Interested in Networks With…<br />Many participants<br />Ability to self-organize <br />Fueled by new technologies<br />Collaborative mindset and behaviors<br />Source of photo: http://www.midnightpoutine.ca/archives/flashmob1.jpg<br />
    • 10. Networks Have Been Around Forever…<br />
    • 11. New Technologies for Sharing Content…<br />…New Online Spaces for Building Relationships<br />
    • 12. Advances in Our Understanding of Networks…<br />“If someone tells you that you can influence 1,000 people, it changes your way of seeing the world.”<br /><ul><li>Dr. James Fowler </li></li></ul><li>…Combined with Established Group Processes<br />
    • 13. “Working Wikily” = With a Network Mindset<br />“… wikis and other social media tools are engendering a new, networked mindset—a way of working wikily—that is characterized by principles of openness, transparency, decentralized decision-making, and distributed action. &amp;quot;<br /> - Working Wikily 2.0<br />
    • 14. What Do We Mean by “Working Wikily”?<br />Established Ways of Working<br />Working Wikily<br /><ul><li>Decentralized
    • 15. Loosely controlled
    • 16. Emergent
    • 17. Open, shared
    • 18. Relational
    • 19. Two-way </li></ul>conversations<br /><ul><li>Centralized
    • 20. Firmly controlled
    • 21. Planned
    • 22. Proprietary
    • 23. Transactional
    • 24. One-way </li></ul>communications<br />Where are you? The answer will be different for different situations<br />
    • 25. Obama Used Networks to Mobilize 13 M Supporters<br />“One of my fundamental beliefs…is that real change comes from the bottom up. And there’s no more powerful tool for grass-roots organizing than the Internet.”<br /><ul><li>Barack Obama </li></li></ul><li>His Administration is Experimenting with Gov. 2.0<br />“We live in an age of democratic experimentation — both in our official institutions and in the many informal ways in which the public is consulted”<br /><ul><li>James Fishkin, Stanford political scientist</li></ul>Source: Whitehouse.gov; NY Times<br />
    • 26. 250K Individuals Coordinated Protests <br />“Ordinary folks are using the power of the Internet to organize. In the old days, organizing large groups of people required an organization. Now people can coordinate themselves.”<br /><ul><li>Wall Street Journal, April 15, 2009</li></li></ul><li>Twitter “Emboldened” Iranian Election Protesters <br />“If anyone had questions about the power of citizen media, those questions were answered by the Iran protests.”<br /><ul><li>HamidTehrani (Iran editor for Global Voices)</li></ul>Source: ethanzuckerman.com/blog Twitter, youTube Time Magazine <br />
    • 27. We’re Witnessing the Death of Old Models…<br />“While newspaper circulation has long been in decline, the latest figures show the drop is accelerating…Weekday circulation declined 7.1% for the six months that ended March 31, compared with the previous year.”<br /><ul><li>New York Times, April 27,2009</li></li></ul><li>…And New Models Are Emerging<br />
    • 28. The Way Our Work Gets Done Is Changing<br />
    • 29. Nonprofits Need to Find Ways to Work Wikily<br />Increasing Number of Nonprofits<br />Many Nonprofits Not at Scale<br />More Competition for Resources<br />82% of Nonprofits operate on less than $1M in budget<br /><ul><li>Center for Nonprofits ‘07</li></ul>Networks are one answer for increasing scale, efficiency, coordination, and impact<br />Source: “Index of National Fundraising Performance, 2009 First Calendar Quarter Results”, Target Analytics, 2009, Alliance Trends <br />
    • 30. Networks Can Address Diverse Challenges<br />Working Wikily Potential<br />Problem<br /><ul><li>Isolation
    • 31. Unmet needs
    • 32. Lack of power
    • 33. Duplication and fragmentation of effort
    • 34. Lack of shared knowledge
    • 35. Untapped talent and wisdom
    • 36. Suboptimal impact and challenges with growth
    • 37. Build community
    • 38. Engage people
    • 39. Advocate for policy change
    • 40. Coordinate resources and services
    • 41. Develop and share knowledge
    • 42. Innovate
    • 43. Get to scale</li></li></ul><li>Build Community<br />2008:<br />162 Countries<br />400,000 Ministers / Priests<br />1980:<br />205 Members<br />
    • 44. Engage People<br />2008: 400,000 Volunteers in <br />104 Countries<br />1985:<br />Single-site Effort in US<br />
    • 45. Advocate for Policy Change <br />2009: 5+ Million Members<br />1998: Email to<br />100 friends<br />
    • 46. Coordinate Resources and Services<br />Total Loans<br />2009: $66 million<br />Total Loans<br />2006: $1 million<br />
    • 47. Develop and Share Knowledge<br />14 Countries<br />1,300 Trained Volunteers<br />Interagency Program <br />Integrated Fire Management<br />
    • 48. Innovate<br />“Open Sourcing Social Solutions”<br />Internal, Proprietary<br /> R&amp;D Labs<br />
    • 49. - EGYPT- <br />Get to Scale<br />…transformingcommunities through collaborations to address root causes of poverty and homelessness<br />Typical HFH country programs produce 200 houses each year<br />In Egypt, HFH builds 1,000 houses a year, on average<br />Source: Jane Wei-Skillern and Kerry Herman, “Habitat for Humanity—Egypt,” Harvard Business School Cases, October 3, 2006.<br />
    • 50. Class Agenda<br />10:00 Welcome, Introductions, Goals, Agenda<br />10:40 Network Basics<br />11:15 Understanding your Network<br />12:15 Lunch<br />1:15 Characteristics of Healthy Networks<br />2:10 Online Networks &amp; Social Media<br />3:00 Network Leadership &amp; Mindset<br />3:45 Closing Exercise<br />4:00 Adjourn<br />
    • 51. How Are Networks Structured?<br />
    • 52. The Green and Healthy Building Network: 2005<br />Source: Barr Foundation “Green and Healthy Building Network Case Study” by Beth Tener, Al Neirenberg, Bruce Hoppe<br />
    • 53. Source: Barr Foundation “Green and Healthy Building Network Case Study” by Beth Tener, Al Neirenberg, Bruce Hoppe<br />The Green and Healthy Building Network: 2007<br />
    • 54.
    • 55. Periphery<br />Cluster<br />Link<br />Node<br />Core<br />Hub<br />A Few Helpful Definitions<br />
    • 56. A Typology of Organizing Structures<br />Centralized<br /><ul><li>Nonprofit organizations (without explicit network structure)
    • 57. Membership organizations (Organizations with network component)
    • 58. Nonprofits with explicit network strategy and structure
    • 59. Coalition / Alliance (network of organizations)
    • 60. Networks of networks
    • 61. Ad hoc networks</li></ul>Decentralized<br />Note: These categories often overlap. Most of the examples fit in to multiple categories.<br />Developed from: Plastrik, Taylor, “Net Gains,” (2006); Anklam, “Net Work,” (2007); Krebs, Holley. “Building Smart Communities,” (2006).Source for Network Graphics: orgnet.com <br />
    • 62. How do Movements and Campaigns Relate?<br />Campaign<br />Movement<br />An effort to persuade others to accept, modify, or abandon certain ideas, attitudes, practices, or behavior. Organized and led by a formal group and/or coalition <br />A large, informal grouping that brings people together around shared values, provides structure and strategy for collective action, results in ‘new rules’<br />Choose Justice:<br /> Campaign to Protect Roe<br />Pro-Choice Movement<br />Networks are enabling vehicles <br />for building movements and campaigns<br />Sources: Movement def’n- LokmanTsui on Marshall Ganz (www.lokman.org). Campaign def’n- Kotter Philip, Ned Roberto and Nancy Lee. Social Marketing: Improving the Quality of Life. Movement image - commondreams.org. Network graphics: orgnet.com<br />
    • 63. 2<br />Social Network Analysis: A Brief History <br />Milgram - “Small World Experiment”<br />Growth of organizational network analysis<br />First “sociograms” drawn<br />Explosion of cheap / free online platforms<br />1930s<br />1940s<br />1950s<br />1960s<br />1970s<br />1980s<br />1990s<br />2000s<br />“Social networks” term coined<br />Granovetter -“The Strength of Weak Ties”<br />Source of sociogram image: Journal of Social Structure; Source of six degrees and weak ties images: Wikimedia commons; Source of online platform: KeyHubs<br />
    • 64. Network Mapping Can Be High-Tech…<br />
    • 65. Or Low-Tech<br />Source: June Holley<br />
    • 66. What’s Possible from Network Mapping?<br /><ul><li>Visualize the network: see connections within the system
    • 67. Make visible network resources, and see flow of resources
    • 68. Spark strategic conversation among participants
    • 69. Assess the “health” of a network, diagnose
    • 70. Assess change in network over time</li></li></ul><li>Using Network Maps to Increase Service Coordination<br />
    • 71. Network by Organization Type<br />Government<br />Foundation<br />Non-Profit<br />For-Profit<br />School<br />Unknown<br />Religious<br />Other<br />Maps Were Used to Analyze the Network<br />A map of the different networks shows fairly loose connections<br />
    • 72. How is Network Mapping Done?<br />Validate &amp;DiscussResults<br />Identify<br />Next<br />Steps<br />CollectData<br />Analyze<br />Data<br />Frame the Problem<br /><ul><li>Goal
    • 73. Problem/ Opportunity
    • 74. Hypotheses
    • 75. Who/Boundaries
    • 76. Relationships/Flows
    • 77. Demographics
    • 78. Surveys
    • 79. Interviews
    • 80. Focus groups
    • 81. Data mining
    • 82. Specialized network mapping software helps to understand data:
    • 83. Visually (Maps)
    • 84. Quantitatively (Metrics)
    • 85. Preliminary review
    • 86. One-on-one interviews
    • 87. Interactive feedback session
    • 88. Formal presentation
    • 89. Planning
    • 90. Training
    • 91. Organizational Changes
    • 92. Specific interventions</li></ul>Follow up<br />Framework developed by Roberto Cremonini, Barr Foundation<br />
    • 93. Class Agenda<br />10:00 Welcome, Introductions, Goals, Agenda<br />10:40 Network Basics<br />11:15 Understanding your Network<br />12:15 Lunch<br />1:15 Characteristics of Healthy Networks<br />2:10 Online Networks &amp; Social Media<br />3:00 Network Leadership &amp; Mindset<br />3:45 Closing Exercise<br />4:00 Adjourn<br />
    • 94. Class Agenda<br />10:00 Welcome, Introductions, Goals, Agenda<br />10:40 Network Basics<br />11:15 Understanding your Network<br />12:15 Lunch<br />1:15 Characteristics of Healthy Networks<br />2:10 Online Networks &amp; Social Media<br />3:00 Network Leadership &amp; Mindset<br />3:45 Closing Exercise<br />4:00 Adjourn<br />
    • 95. Characteristics of Healthy Networks: Overview<br />Value<br /><ul><li>Clearly articulated give and get for participants
    • 96. Delivers value/ outcomes to participants
    • 97. Trust
    • 98. Diversity
    • 99. High engagement</li></ul>Participation<br /><ul><li>Balance of top-down and bottom-up logic
    • 100. Space for self-organized action</li></ul>Form<br />Leadership<br /><ul><li>Embraces openness, transparency, decentralization
    • 101. Shared or facilitative leadership</li></ul>Governance<br /><ul><li>Reflective of the network’s diversity
    • 102. Transparent</li></ul>Connection<br /><ul><li>Strategic use of social media
    • 103. Ample shared space: on-line and in-person</li></ul>Capacity<br /><ul><li>Ability surface & tap network talent
    • 104. Model for sustainability</li></ul>Learning &amp; Adaptation<br /><ul><li>Mechanisms for learning-capture
    • 105. Ability to gather and act on feedback</li></ul>Helpful Sources: M. Kearns and K. Showalter; J. Holley and V. Krebs; P. Plastrik and M. Taylor; J. W. Skillern; C. Shirky<br />
    • 106. Characteristics of Healthy Networks: Value<br />Value<br /><ul><li>Clearly articulated give and get for participants
    • 107. Delivers value/ outcomes to participants</li></li></ul><li>Characteristics of Healthy Networks: Participation<br />Participation<br /><ul><li>Trust: strong relationships
    • 108. Diversity: bridging and valuing differences
    • 109. High level of voluntary engagement</li></li></ul><li>Characteristics of Healthy Networks: Form<br />Form<br /><ul><li>Balance of top-down and bottom-up logic
    • 110. Space for self-organized action</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Embraces openness, transparency, decentralization
    • 111. Shared leadership</li></ul>Leadership<br />Characteristics of Healthy Networks: Leadership<br />
    • 112. Arbitration Committee<br />16 as of 3/21/09<br />Stewards<br />37 as of 3/3/09<br />Bureaucrats<br />29 active as of 12/22/08<br />Administrators 1,648 as of 4/29/09<br />Registered Users<br />9,540,944 as of 4/29/09<br />Characteristics of Healthy Networks: Governance<br />Governance<br /><ul><li>Reflective of the network’s diversity
    • 113. Transparent</li></li></ul><li>Characteristics of Healthy Networks: Connection<br />Connection<br /><ul><li>Strategic use of social media</li></ul>What’s your connection to mountaintop removal?<br />
    • 114. Characteristics of Healthy Networks: Connection<br />Connection<br /><ul><li>Ample shared space: on-line and in-person</li></li></ul><li>Characteristics of Healthy Networks: Capacity<br /><ul><li>Ability surface & tap network talent</li></ul>Capacity<br />
    • 115. Characteristics of Healthy Networks: Capacity<br /><ul><li>Model for sustainability</li></ul>Capacity<br /><ul><li>Free
    • 116. ‘Digital socialism’
    • 117. ‘Freemium’
    • 118. Pay your way / pay as you go
    • 119. Membership
    • 120. Funder / grant driven</li></li></ul><li>Characteristics of Healthy Networks: Learning &amp; Adaptation<br />Learning &amp; Adaptation<br /><ul><li>Mechanisms for learning-capture / storytelling
    • 121. Ability to gather and act on feedback</li></li></ul><li>How healthy is your network?<br />
    • 122. Class Agenda<br />10:00 Welcome, Introductions, Goals, Agenda<br />10:40 Network Basics<br />11:15 Understanding your Network<br />12:15 Lunch<br />1:15 Characteristics of Healthy Networks<br />2:10 Online Networks &amp; Social Media<br />3:00 Network Leadership &amp; Mindset<br />3:45 Closing Exercise<br />4:00 Adjourn<br />
    • 123. Exercise:<br />How comfortable are you with social media tools?<br />Stand accordingly…<br />Competing with Ashton Kutcher for Twitter followers?<br />NOT AT ALL<br />VERY<br />Somewhere in between? <br />Just got a Facebook account this week?<br />
    • 124. There’s a lot of new tools to use out there. <br />
    • 125. Social Media Milestones This Year<br />Jan. 20th: Obama takes office as the first president to have campaigned through social media. CNN partners with Facebook to broadcast online users’ live commentary. <br />March 28th: Earth Hour 2009 uses social media and mobilizes ten times the number of people as in 2008. <br />June 13th: Iran’s Green Revolution protestors make heavy use of social media for organizing and promoting the cause.<br />Today: $22 million in SMS donations have arrived at the Red Cross for relief work in Haiti, with a peak rate of $500K/hour during the NFL playoffs.<br />October 18th: The UN End Poverty Now campaign uses social media to mobilize 173 million participants worldwide.<br />April 17th: Ashton Kutcher beats CNN.com in a race to become the first to gain 1 million Twitter followers.<br />October 9th: The “Sweet Seeds for Haiti” initiative in Facebook’s popular Farmville game raises over half a million in donations. <br />November 1st: Kiva reaches $100 million in micro-loans distributed through its online giving marketplace.<br />May 25th: Target gives Facebook users the choice of how to give away $3 million in company donations among 10 charities. <br />As presented in “Social Media Blueprints 1.0” by ThinkSocial at the Paley Center for Media.<br />
    • 126. Social Sector Use of New Media Tools<br />According to a longitudinal study that included the 200 largest American charities, nonprofits are outpacing both business and academia in using social media to fundraise, market, and organize.<br />A few key statistics:<br />“If you think about it, often working on shoestring budgets and heartstring issues, the combination of nonprofits and social media makes perfect sense. Two of the biggest benefits of social media: efficiency and connectivity.”<br />Blake Bowyer, EyeTraffic Media<br />89%of the respondents use social media<br />81%consider social media in their strategy<br />79%use social networking and video blogging<br />57%publish a blog<br />45%say social media is important for fundraising<br />Source: “Still Setting the Pace in Social Media” by Nora Barnes and Eric Mattson at the U. Mass Dartmouth Center for Marketing Research. <br />
    • 127. Stories of Innovation and Impact<br />
    • 128. Beth Kanter’s Framework on Getting Started<br />There are now frameworks available from social media experts on how today’s tools can be used in a disciplined way, such as the one below from Beth Kanter:<br />Beth Kanter publishes her ongoing thoughts about social media in the social sector at http://beth.typepad.com/. <br />
    • 129. Further Resources<br />Beth’s Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media<br />“A place to capture and share ideas, experiment with and exchange links and resources about the adoption challenges, strategy, and ROI of nonprofits and social media.” (By Beth Kanter.) <br />WeAreMedia Project: The Social Media Starter Kit for Nonprofits<br />A wiki with a growing collection of social media strategies, tools, and best practices. (Established by the Nonprofit Technology Network and curated by Beth Kanter.) <br />Social by Social: A Practical Guide to Using New Technologies to Deliver Social Impact<br />A book and free online guide aimed at helping nonprofits of every size and type put social media to practical use. <br />New Organizing Institute’s Bootcamp<br />A week-long intensive training session on campaigning, new media, online organizing, data and technology. <br />Conferences: <br /><ul><li>Nonprofit Technology Network (N-TEN)
    • 130. Net-Squared: Remixing the Web for Social Change
    • 131. Personal Democracy Forum</li></ul>Additional resources are listed in the Resources section of the Working Wikily blog at http://workingwikily.net/resources.html<br />
    • 132. Class Agenda<br />10:00 Welcome, Introductions, Goals, Agenda<br />10:40 Network Basics<br />11:15 Understanding your Network<br />12:15 Lunch<br />1:15 Characteristics of Healthy Networks<br />2:10 Online Networks &amp; Social Media<br />3:00 Network Leadership &amp; Mindset<br />3:45 Closing Exercise<br />4:00 Adjourn<br />
    • 133. Characteristics of Healthy Networks: Overview<br />Value<br /><ul><li>Clearly articulated give and get for participants
    • 134. Delivers value/ outcomes to participants
    • 135. Trust
    • 136. Diversity
    • 137. High engagement</li></ul>Participation<br /><ul><li>Balance of top-down and bottom-up logic
    • 138. Space for self-organized action</li></ul>Form<br />Leadership<br /><ul><li>Embraces openness, transparency, decentralization
    • 139. Shared leadership</li></ul>Governance<br /><ul><li>Representative of the network’s diversity
    • 140. Transparent</li></ul>Connection<br /><ul><li>Strategic use of social media
    • 141. Ample shared space: on-line and in-person</li></ul>Capacity<br /><ul><li>Ability surface & tap network talent
    • 142. Model for sustainability</li></ul>Learning &amp; Adaptation<br /><ul><li>Mechanisms for learning-capture
    • 143. Ability to gather and act on feedback</li></ul>Helpful Sources: M. Kearns and K. Showalter; J. Holley and V. Krebs; P. Plastrik and M. Taylor; J. W. Skillern; C. Shirky<br />
    • 144. The Network Mindset<br />Organization Orientation<br />Network Orientation<br />Mindset<br />Competition<br />Collaboration<br />Strategy<br />Grow the organization<br />Grow the network<br />Behaviors<br />Compete for resources<br />Protect knowledge<br />Competitive advantage<br />Hoard talent<br />Share resources<br />Open source IP<br />Develop competitors<br />Cultivate leadership<br />Source: Heather McLeod Grant and Leslie R. Crutchfield, “Forces for Good,” (2007).<br />
    • 145. How is Leading with a Network Mindset Different?<br />Network <br />Leadership<br />Organizational <br />Leadership<br /><ul><li>Role, behavior
    • 146. Collective
    • 147. Facilitation
    • 148. Emergent
    • 149. Relational, connected
    • 150. Bottom-up
    • 151. Process-oriented
    • 152. Position, authority
    • 153. Individual
    • 154. Control
    • 155. Directive
    • 156. Transactional
    • 157. Top-down
    • 158. Action-oriented</li></ul>What would it take for you to work more wikily?<br />
    • 159. Network Leadership Roles<br />Organizer<br /><ul><li>Establishes value proposition(s)
    • 160. Establishes first links to participants</li></ul>Funder<br /><ul><li>Provides initial resources for organizing the network</li></ul>Weaver<br /><ul><li>Works to increase connections among participants
    • 161. May focus on growing the network by connecting to new participants
    • 162. Can be multiple people with formal and informal roles</li></ul>Facilitator / Coordinator<br /><ul><li>Helps participants to undertake collective action
    • 163. Ensures flow of information and other resources</li></ul>Technology Steward<br /><ul><li>Facilitates the network use of online technology to learn, coordinate, connect or share information together</li></ul>Sources: Peter Plastrik and Madeleine Taylor, Net Gains (2006); Beth Kanter; Stephanie Lowell , Building the Field of Dreams (2007); White, Wenger, and Smith, Digital Habitats (2009)<br />
    • 164. What is the Work of Network Leadership?<br />Convene diverse people and groups<br />Engage network participants<br />Generate collective action<br />Broker connections and bridge difference<br />Build social capital – emphasize trust<br />Nurture self-organization<br />Genuinely participate<br />Leverage technology<br />Create, and protect network ‘space’<br />Source: Adapted from Net Work by Patti Anklam (2007) and “Vertigo and the Intentional Inhabitant: Leadership in a Connected World” by Bill Traynor (2009)<br />Source of picture: flickr<br />
    • 165. A Few Challenges Faced by Network Leaders<br />Unlearning past behaviors and frameworks (organizational mindset) <br />Engaging and inspiring network participants without being controlling<br />Letting go of control<br />Determining network boundaries<br />Dealing with information overload <br />Making the case; measuring success<br />Learning and leveraging new technologies <br />Source of images: Cut Throat Communications, Blog.com, Rutgers University RU FAIR, Kodaikanal International School, flickr<br />
    • 166. What are the characteristics and skills of an effective network leader<br /> (and leader of ‘net work’)?<br />Source for Network Graphic: orgnet.com<br />
    • 167. Assessing Your Network Leadership<br /><ul><li>What is your network leadership work? What roles do you play?
    • 168. What are the skills and characteristics that will help you succeed?
    • 169. Which are your strengths? Which do you need to work on?
    • 170. What are 3 steps you can take to strengthen your network leadership? Be specific.</li></li></ul><li>Class Agenda<br />10:00 Welcome, Introductions, Goals, Agenda<br />10:40 Network Basics<br />11:15 Understanding your Network<br />12:15 Lunch<br />1:15 Characteristics of Healthy Networks<br />2:10 Online Networks &amp; Social Media<br />3:00 Network Leadership &amp; Mindset<br />3:45 Closing Exercise<br />4:00 Adjourn<br />
    • 171. Eight Lessons We’re Learning<br />Design your experiments around a problem, not the tools<br />Experiment a lot, make only new mistakes<br />Set appropriate expectations for time and effort required<br />Prioritize human elements like trust and fun<br />Understand your position within networks<br />Push power to the edges<br />Balance bottom-up and top-down strategies<br />Be open and transparent<br />
    • 172. So, Whether You’re Launching New Networks…<br />Mom’s rising is new organization designed using network principles: <br />open, flat, flexible, collaborative, adaptive, fast<br />
    • 173. …or Transforming Old Organizations…<br />AJLI: an older organization using network principles to transform itself<br />
    • 174. The Choice is Yours<br />Board<br />Executive<br />Director<br />VP<br />VP<br />VP<br />Manager<br />Manager<br />Manager<br />Manager<br />Manager<br />Manager<br />Manager<br />Manager<br />MEMBERS<br />
    • 175. Thank You!<br />Additional Resources:<br />Networks Resources page: <br />www.workingwikily.net/resources.html<br />Website:<br />www.monitorinstitute.com<br />: <br />Blog (twitter): <br />www.workingwikily.net<br />

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