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My Experiments with Introductions
"This “retreating from all nearby centers” is not exactly the personality description of a great social hub. So why is it a great position for introduction-making? It’s the same reason Switzerland is a great place for international negotiations: neutrality and small size anchoring credibility, but with sufficient actual clout to enforce good behavior. If you are big or powerful, you have an agenda. If you are from the center of a community, you have an agenda."
introvert  psychology  behavior  personality  culture  social-psychology  weblog  community  weak-links  networking 
april 2012 by tsuomela
a primer on ‘networking’ « orgtheory.net
So here, in very stylized form, is the state of the academic art on “networking”.
networking  jobs  career  advice  weak-ties 
july 2010 by tsuomela
Minnesota Environmental Partnership: Home
The Minnesota Environmental Partnership is a coalition of more than 80 Minnesota environmental and conservation organizations working together to protect and preserve Minnesota's precious natural environment. Together, the Partnership's member organizations are supported by more than 450,000 Minnesotans. The Partnership provides a way for environmental organizations to collaborate in their efforts to make sure that Minnesota's natural resources are well cared for.
minnesota  environment  groups  organizations  conservation  networking 
march 2010 by tsuomela
Twin Cities Thursday Happy Hours
Twin Cities Thursday Happy Hours is a Twin Cities networking group for business professionals to get a chance to meet and greet with other Twin Cities professionals and enjoy a different Minneapolis/St. Paul happy hour spot every 3rd Thursday of each month. Locations will vary between Minneapolis and St. Paul, with occasional events in local suburbs as well.
minnesota  minneapolis  networking  social  event 
march 2010 by tsuomela
LittleSis » Profiling the powers that be
LittleSis is an involuntary facebook of powerful Americans, collaboratively edited by people like you.
politics  crowdsourcing  wiki  data-collection  data  networking 
january 2009 by tsuomela
RAND | Research Memoranda | On Distributed Communications: I. Introduction to Distributed Communications Networks
One in a series of eleven Memoranda detailing the Distributed Adaptive Message Block Network, a proposed digital data communications system based on a distributed network concept. It introduces the system concept and outlines the requirements for and design considerations of such a system, especially in regard to implications for its use in the 1970s. In particular, the Memorandum is directed toward examining the use of redundancy as one means of building communications systems to withstand heavy enemy attacks.
sts  history  document  RAND  internet  design  networking  data 
december 2008 by tsuomela
Herminia Ibarra Networking is vital for successful managers
Managers today juggle more responsibilities than ever and for many of them networking becomes an afterthought. Herminia Ibarra, INSEAD Professor of Organisational Behaviour says that’s a potentially fatal career mistake. Annotated link http://www.diig
networks  networking  business 
may 2008 by tsuomela
Ringside Networks - Harness the Power of Social Networking - Open Source Social Application Server
Ringside Social Application Server enables website owners to weave social capabilities directly into existing websites while seamlessly integrating with other social networks such as Facebook
social  software  open-source  networking  tool 
april 2008 by tsuomela
» ReputationHQ - Private, social networks for collaborative reputation management and Enterprise ORM.
ReputationHQ searches for your desired information and pulls in articles automatically every 10 minutes! We search across millions of websites including:
reputation  management  online  social  social-networking  networking 
march 2008 by tsuomela
106 Tips to Become a Master Connector » Life Optimizer
I’ve summarized what I learn from the book into 106 tips. Put these tips into practice and you will be a master connector who live a successful and fulfilling life:
networking  business  social 
june 2007 by tsuomela
Push Conference
summer conference located in Minneapolis, Minnesota
conference  networking  future 
december 2006 by tsuomela
Do Talk to Strangers: Encouraging Performative Ties to Create Competitive Advantage - Knowledge@Wharton
Interesting article on building networks for knowledge sharing. Importance of performative ties, that may weakly connect people.
career  consulting  networking  knowledge-management  business  sociology 
november 2005 by tsuomela
How to Be a Leader in Your Field
Another good advice essay by Phil Agre on networking and building professional visibility. Also has a lot of ideas for idea generation.
essay  networking  business  professional  academia  creativity 
august 2005 by tsuomela

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