Recently I posted about the rule of 1% for online participation and why I think it still applies in many of the online communities I frequent. This is a ‘note to self’ and a plea to a few people I know with the ‘build it and they will come’ philosophy for online knowledge sharing. I […]
Malicious Compliance and Lessons from Garden Maintenance with my Kids.
How not to motivate teenagers. Garden maintenance is not my day job; in fact it’s about as far away from ‘desk driving’, as it’s possible to travel. These two areas do however have some interesting crossovers, where it might be possible (in theory) to transfer some learning. Before I say anything it is probably worth mentioning […]
Micro-participation in Social Media – making it easy to join in, and build confidence.
If you make things really easy to do, people will participate, in theory……..(more to it than that I know, but stick with me). Previously I’ve gone on about why I think people don’t engage on a much bigger scale with social media in the workplace. Once you remove the organisational barriers (like a lack of empowerment and […]
“Build it and they will come…… Dude”
This follows on from the last post about 38degrees, the use of social media and the idea of “go to where the people are”. I was in a meeting with some colleagues talking about how get the public sector more engaged with social media and how we should “go to where the people are” and absolutely […]