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Personal Network Management Km Forum Oct 2009

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Presentation to the Boston KM Forum. Describes how an understanding of networks dynamic and structure can help with the development of one's personal network.

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Personal Network Management Km Forum Oct 2009

  1. 1. You Are Your Network<br />Personal Networks<br />and<br />Knowledge Management<br />Patti Anklam Boston KM Forum October 21, 2009<br />
  2. 2. Networks<br />
  3. 3. Purpose<br />Structure<br />C<br />Style<br />
  4. 4. Mission<br />Business<br />Idea<br />Networks<br />Learning<br />Family & Personal<br />Purpose<br />
  5. 5. Cluster<br />Peripheral Specialist<br />Structural Hole<br />Net Work<br />Structure<br />
  6. 6. <ul><li>Place
  7. 7. Space
  8. 8. Pace
  9. 9. Style of interaction</li></ul>An Element of Style: Locus<br />Question<br />
  10. 10. Create, examine, and shape a network’s properties<br />Steward the connections in the network<br />Manage the network’s context<br />Net Work<br />Net Work<br />
  11. 11. In corporations:<br />High performers have better networks<br />People with better networks stay in their jobs longer<br />Network-savvy managers are more likely to be promoted<br />People with higher social capital coordinate projectsmore effectively<br />Net Work<br />Net Work and Work Performance<br />
  12. 12. Knowledge Management<br />
  13. 13. Where These Networks Live, Now<br />
  14. 14. Where these networks live, now<br />Personal Networks<br />Play<br />Work<br />
  15. 15.
  16. 16. <ul><li> Global Professional Associations
  17. 17. Face-to-Face Local Groups
  18. 18. Mailing lists
  19. 19. Online Communities
  20. 20. Conferences</li></ul>Learning Networks<br />
  21. 21. Net Work<br />Personal Net Work<br />IT’S WHO KNOWS YOU.<br />…and what you know about them<br />…and what they know about you<br />… and what you are learning, together<br />… and how you work at that<br />
  22. 22. http://www.floodlightconsulting.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/social-networking-what-is-it.jpg<br />What is Goodness?<br />
  23. 23. Diversity<br />Reciprocity<br />C<br />Cultivation<br />
  24. 24. Diversity<br /><ul><li>Culture
  25. 25. Hierarchy
  26. 26. Function
  27. 27. Geography
  28. 28. Expertise</li></li></ul><li>Assessing Diversity<br />
  29. 29. Facebook<br /> applications <br />touchgraph<br />Thinking about Diversity<br />
  30. 30. Reciprocity<br />All that we send into the lives of others<br />…comes back into<br />All that we send into the lives of others<br />…comes back into our own<br />
  31. 31. Share with others as you would have them share with you.<br />
  32. 32. Cultivation<br /><ul><li>Honor your tools
  33. 33. Seed, Feed, and Weed
  34. 34. Light and sunshine
  35. 35. Cross-fertilize</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>What do you want to achieve?
  36. 36. How will you connect?
  37. 37. How will you contribute?
  38. 38. How will you interact?</li></ul>Purpose<br />Question<br />
  39. 39. Social Media Practices<br />Ways that social media can help you create and sustain your personal networks<br />
  40. 40. Connecting, Linking<br />Be authentic (and consistent)<br />Pay attention to status updates<br />Follow wisely<br />
  41. 41. <ul><li> Research people
  42. 42. Find connections
  43. 43. Make yourself findable
  44. 44. It’s all in the profile</li></ul>Finding and making connections<br />
  45. 45. <ul><li>Family, Friends, Colleagues intermixed
  46. 46. Easy to look up “friends in common”
  47. 47. Photos and videos engage
  48. 48. Easy to acknowledge others</li></ul>Keeping track/affiliation<br />
  49. 49. <ul><li> Status updates
  50. 50. Reminders of who’s in your network
  51. 51. Groups provide engagement </li></ul>Keeping track/professional<br />
  52. 52. <ul><li> A vast network of ideas
  53. 53. Follow who others follow
  54. 54. Show people you’re listening
  55. 55. Be in the flow</li></ul>Twitter keeps me in touch with people who are friends of my ideas. I know about their projects and current obsessions; they know about mine. – Jay Rosen<br />
  56. 56. Tweetdeck filters and focuses hundreds of tweets<br />
  57. 57. Learning, Sharing<br />Contribute<br />Seek to be worth knowing<br />Tag everything<br />
  58. 58. <ul><li> RSS feeds (Bloglines, Google Reader)
  59. 59. Quick glance at what’s new
  60. 60. Organized by themes</li></ul>Reading Blogs<br />
  61. 61. <ul><li> The BRAND called you
  62. 62. What interests you shows up
  63. 63. You share ideas, perspectives
  64. 64. Your blog is a shared experience</li></ul>Writing Blogs<br />
  65. 65. <ul><li> My memory
  66. 66. Who else is interested?
  67. 67. My tags are part of the shared mind </li></ul>Tagging<br />
  68. 68. Personal Net Work Practices<br />http://quilting.about.com/od/picturesofquilts/ig/Alzheimer-s-Quilts/The-Ties-that-Bind.htm<br />
  69. 69. Management<br />Weaving<br />C<br />Maintenance<br />
  70. 70. Managing<br /><ul><li> You can’t manage a network,you can only manage its context
  71. 71. You can put yourself in the way of serendipity
  72. 72. You can assess whether the network you have is the network you want to be</li></li></ul><li>Weaving<br /><ul><li> Close triangles
  73. 73. Know the net, knit the net
  74. 74. Make introductions</li></li></ul><li>Maintenance<br /><ul><li> Follow, acknowledge
  75. 75. Meet your imaginary friends
  76. 76. Take care of your network</li></li></ul><li>Keeping in Touch<br />
  77. 77. Net Work Summary<br />Network intentionally, authentically<br />Steward the network<br />Embrace technology <br />Develop your capacity for net work<br />Be the network you want to be<br />
  78. 78. <ul><li>patti@pattianklam.com
  79. 79. http://www.pattianklam.com/
  80. 80. http://www.twitter.com/panklam
  81. 81. http://www.theappgap.com/</li></ul>Thank you.<br />Question<br />

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