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Fight or Flight: Mind Control
Fairly in-depth analysis of cults: interesting lessons for volunteer, member organizations metaphorically
12lc1  12rec  member  cult  recruiting  analysis  organization  secret  deprogram  psychology  religion  commerce  volunteer 
june 2011
Nonprofit Conversation: February 2009
Post focuses on onboarding boards of directors; most lessons apply to members, too
12lc1  12ret  12rec  management  analysis  nonprofit  board  director 
june 2011
CCCRA - Minutes of Meetings
Minutes of county revitalization, another type of local volunteer org
12lc1  county  association  process  minutes  volunteer  12rec  management 
june 2011
NationalService.gov > About the Corporation
Obama Administration's volunteer agency; extensive resources about volunteering
usa  government  volunteer  12lc1  program  research  reference  organization 
june 2011
Research Papers - Volunteering in America
Useful trove of recent research to increase volunteering in the USA
volunteer  reference  research  federal  usa  government  program  12lc1  management 
june 2011
http://www.volunteeringinamerica.gov/assets/resources/TheNewVolunteerWorkforce.pdf
Emphasizes the nonprofits grossly mismanage volunteers, leading to high attrition; labor under "volunteer" stereotype, physical labor, photo opps, fairly meaningless; instead, engage people with their highest value skills
analysis  volunteer  2010  usa  geny  boomer  strategy  management  12lc1  reference  paper  stanford  transformation  nonprofit  exceptional  insight  filetype:pdf  media:document 
june 2011
Social media, gift economy and volunteerism
Post explores how socialtech is changing volunteering; suggests the "volunteer impulse" can be fulfilled online
volunteer  analysis  history  social  media  network  transformation  society  12lc1  reference 
june 2011
In search of the origins of volunteering
Blog has several inquiries into the origins and nature of volunteering
volunteer  history  analysis  uk  britain  12lc1  reference 
june 2011
http://www.rotary.org/RIdocuments/en_pdf/417en.pdf
Complete guide to building clubs: retain, grow, all processes
12lc1  rotary  member  guide  strategy  tactics  Service  Club  filetype:pdf  media:document 
may 2011
Europe weighs options for new Greek package | Article | Top News | Reuters.com
Greece update: analysis of package ingredients: avoids tough questions; I agree w the commenter: cut losses
greece  crisis  debt  eurozone  rescue  package  credit  2ghcj  q2  2011  economy  imf 
may 2011
Digital Social and Mobile Technologies Change Website Design | MENG Blend
How the role of websites has changed & how to increase impact by interoperating with the ecosystem
website  design  ecosystem  analysis  1.0  2.0  3.0  interoperate  transformation  disruption  assncng11 
may 2011
Advice on enterprise social networking workshop agenda
Example: How to ask the crowd for input on conference/workshop agendas
LinkedIn  answers  crowdsourcing  Discussion  Workshop  Agenda  Example  assncng11 
may 2011
The Bilingual Advantage - NYTimes.com
TU VOIS? Brain research reveals impact of speaking multiple languages on brain function Thx @monkbent #fb
Language  Bilingual  Research  Neuroscience  Q2  2011  Alzheimer  Brain  development  Function  analysis  2csrollyson 
may 2011
Wikipedia And The Death Of The Expert | The Awl
MUSTread: Inquiry & analysis of the meaning of info technology & impact on humans Thx @monkbent #li
Analysis  Technology  Gutenberg  Print  Web  2.0  3.0  Wikipedia  Britannica  Expert  Author  History  Exceptional  insight 
may 2011
Why Companies Are Leaving China | BNET
Power and fuel costs constrain China offshoring capacity; some firms "re-shoring" Thx @echoch
China  offshoring  Fuel  Q2  2011  analysis  2ghcj  usa  europe  Power 
may 2011
Communication & Collaboration — BelieveKin.ca
President's blog, some good engagement & discussions
blog  12lc1  executive  canada  12jac 
may 2011
Why Kin Canada? — BelieveKin.ca
All stakeholders represented! Excellent member comments abt why belong to their service club
12lc1  Member  Discussion  service  club  exceptional  bullsi  12mic  volunteer  organization 
may 2011
The Practice of Public Relations: External communication and networking for NGOs
Excellent case study/problem solving about Club communications and marketing challenges, at club and country levels
12lc1  casestudy  morocco  Rotary  Marketing  communications  Analysis  Facebook  Blog  Email  newsletter  Club  Country  District  Service 
may 2011
Post Planner (6)
Lets you schedule all likes of posts for personal accts & pages; not sure of advantage over Hootsuite, etc.
facebook  tool  schedule 
may 2011
The IMF: Time for a change | The Economist
Good point: IMF & World Bank need disrupting, need 2b more representative of global finance @theeconomist #li
IMF  executive  pointofview  BRIC  Eurozone  France  Greece  2csrollyson 
may 2011
DesksNear.Me :: Where do you want to work today?
App lets you find or offer desks for coworking Thx @melanie_adcock
geosocial  cowork  application  usa  2csrollyson 
may 2011
Sonar gets us closer to the promise of true geosocial networking - Location
New LBS app uses social network data to show who's near you, how you're connected & their profiles Thx @alvinchin #li
geosocial  lbs  location  foursquare  twitter  integration  startup  application  2csrollyson 
may 2011
Celent Banking Blog
Excellent banking blog by consulting firm, good discussions too
bank  blog  analysis  thoughtleadership  insight  innovation  analyst  consulting  discussion 
may 2011
Celent Banking Blog » The integration of mobile and banking
Genius: [Case] Spanish bank becomes mobile service provider to offer free transactions to customers
banking  mobile  service  integration  provider  spain  customer  fee  casestudy  LBS  exceptional  discussion  innovation  bank 
may 2011
JupiterResearch report highlights best practices for viral marketing :: BtoB Magazine
Research questions viral & word of mouth marketing when pursued as knee-jerk Thx @donpeppers
WordofMouth  viral  marketing  2007  research  analysis  analyst  2snr 
may 2011
Banning of SMS services adds fuel to protests
Interesting: Egypt's est. loss from SMS blackout $90MM; would like to see the numbers Thx @patrickmeier #li
sms  text  messaging  economy  loss  revolt  revolution  politics  africa  2011  q2  egypt  tunisia  2ghcj 
may 2011
Is LinkedIn The New Netscape Or The New Google?
Simple rational analysis compares IPOs of Netscape Google LinkedIn, finds "rational" behavior #li
linkedin  2li  2csrollyson  ipo  analysis  comparison  statistics  q2  2011 
may 2011
Spanish Socialists hammered in local elections
Spanish election shows the bear trap govts are in: ppl unhappy but govts limited: when creditors change terms you take them or bite the bullet; pols & ppl must face it
spain  government  debt  crisis  election  eurozone  austerity  socialist  rout  federal  regional  basque  2ghcj  q2  2011 
may 2011
Euro zone periphery under pressure over new risks | Article | Top News | Reuters.com
Analyzes sev facets of govt debt crisis; note questioning of sacred cows; acute in Europe but USA Japan how far behind?
2ghcj  eurozone  government  debt  crisis  q2  2011  analysis  greece  italy  spain  europe  austerity  election 
may 2011
How to stop your executives from being harpooned | Security - InfoWorld
Dark side of social networks: personal phishing ("whaling"): awareness guide #li
executive  phishing  security  social  network  personal  enterprise  email  spoof  guide  exceptional 
may 2011
How to Transition to Running in Vibram Five Fingers — Let Your Skin be the Guide!
Excellent advice and discussion about learning to run in fivefingers while avoiding injury
barefoot  running  fivefingers  training  discussion  foot  injury  prevention  shoes  csrblogcomment  VFF 
may 2011
the Beginner's Guide to Vibram Five Fingers
Excellent guide to Fivefingers: compares models, how-to buy and wear
guide  fivefingers  running  howto  exceptional  shoes  barefoot  review  comparison  model  VFF 
may 2011
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