February, 2011 | Beth's Blog

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E-Mediat Day 1: A Networked Mindset To Capacity Building

Beirut Diary: I’m in Beirut for the week as part of  The E-Mediat project,  a capacity building project that leverages a networked approach.  I’m the lead for Zoetica where my role is to deliver training, advise on the curriculum and coaching methods,  model transparency, and serve as meta network weaver.  

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What can you learn by visualizing your Twitter network?

When we apply a network mindset to the way we work – whether as an individual or as part of a network strategy,  we believe that value is created through our connections, interactions and building relationships.  That’s social capital and it does have value.  … Read More

E-Mediat: Beirut Bound – Guess What’s In My Suitcase?

Today, I’m headed to Beirut, Lebanon for the E-Mediat project, a multi-stakeholder capacity building  project for NGOS and Social Media in the Middle East.   I’ll be sharing insights about the project as it unfolds here on my blog and other social media channels, including #Emediat tag on Twitter.… Read More

Two Ways To Use Crowdsourcing for Face-to-Face Conferences

Crowdsourcing is the process of organizing many people to participate in a joint project, often in small ways.   The results are greater than an individual or organization could accomplish alone.  There are many examples of crowdsourcing techniques used by nonprofits and foundations and The Networked Nonprofit devoted an entire chapter to the topic.… Read More

The Story of Stuff: An Inspiring Example of A Network in Action


Last week at the TechSoup Global Summit, I had an opportunity to meet Annie Leonard and do a quick interview about their lessons learned working as a networked. … Read More