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

Thank You Amy Sample Ward!

My friend and colleague Amy Sample Ward has done an amazing job of community stewardship for the Netsquared community over the years.   I learn something from Amy every day.   Sadly, this is her last day for this job and she’s moving on.   … Read More

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

Flickr Photo by Pierre-Alain Dorange

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