Personal blocks, cross-boundary teams, and FASST

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This open letter follows your comment that “I feel like the journey unpicking our own blocks is worth taking and sharing. Following that, we can have an outward focus that might be useful to cross-boundary teams (across departments, across functions, across location).” You and I  have overlapping interests there – both on “unpicking our own… Read more »

Charlotte Millar on “How to stop competing and start building community”

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Charlotte Millar makes excellent points about competition, collaboration and building community. Her post is a refreshing antidote to the widespread devaluation of the word “collaboration”. I appreciate her emphasis on the time it takes to build the trust that enables true collaboration (instead of our habitual competition) so I’ve quoted from her post with my… Read more »

Positive News seeks an Editor

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Positive News seeks an Editor (and if  – if you haven’t read Postive News yet – check it out). Following the success of their #OwnTheMedia crowdfunding campaign, Positive News is now looking for an Editor to join the team. The deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 11th January; see the website for full details.

Partnership for Progress on the Digital Divide and #reframingICTD

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The conference on Partnership for Progress on the Digital Divide (PPDD) looks interesting, and invites contributions from practitioners as well as researchers, but unfortunately it’s not as accessible as the recent #reframingICTD workshop. ReframingICT “walked its talk” of building bridges between researchers and practitioners and enabled participants to join in at a distance. PPDD is reaching… Read more »