Theory and Practice in Social System Mapping: Part 3 of an Interview with Glenda Eoyang

By Christine | April 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

How a Social System Map Expands Consciousness and Increases Choice.

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Theory and Practice in Network Mapping: Part 2 of an Interview with Glenda Eoyang

By Christine | April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Exploring network consciousness with Glenda Eoyang of the Human Systems Dynamics Institute

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HSD Theory and Practice in Network Mapping: An Interview with Glenda Eoyang Pt. 1

By Christine | December 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

“. . . a network map captures and represents those three fundamental characteristics (or CDE) that we think define the nature of all self-organizing systems. CDE means Container, Differences and Exchanges.” ~ Glenda Eoyang

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The Process of Participatory Community Network Mapping – Part 5 of an Interview with Aldo de Moor

By Christine | October 8, 2018 | 2 Comments

A map without conversations is nothing and conversations without some form of mapping are much more fragmented.

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How to Turn sumApp Into Your Kumu Map Portal

By Christine | May 30, 2018 | 2 Comments

How you can simplify map access for your network members by turning sumApp into your Kumu map portal

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Network-ing Does Not Equal Network WEAVING

By Christine | March 26, 2018 | 17 Comments

For those of us who don’t resonate to Harvey McKay’s ‘Swim With the Sharks’ and that ilk – the default, mainstream meaning of ‘networking’ can be a big turn-off . We’ve come to understand it as a specific, often self-serving, not-necessarily-authentic, social butterflying kind of activity. To many of us ‘networking’ is a popularity contest – best left to smarmy salesmen, politicians, corporate CEOs & lobbyists. We get a little queasy just contemplating joining those ranks. And no amount of rosy pep-talk convinces us. For introverts and those who value authenticity ‘Networking’ fires up the wrong imaginings.

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How to Create a ‘Live Link’ from sumApp to Kumu for Real Time Network Mapping

By Christine | February 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Maya Townsend interview has generated interest in live-link mapping – as well as questions about how to do it and what one should know. This post is in response to those questions.

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By Christine | January 29, 2018 | 2 Comments

. . . one of the [important] pieces… is to get that sense of ‘we’re not in this alone,’ that ‘we have more connections than we know.’

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Using Language and Stories in Participatory Community Network Mapping | Part 4 of an Interview with Aldo de Moor

By Christine | December 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Storytelling is very important to inspire participation. However, it is especially the boundary spanning across communities – stories that capture the essence of an activity or an interaction in a community. ~ Aldo de Moor

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Power in Participatory Community Network Mapping- Part 3 of an interview with Aldo de Moor

By Christine | September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Maps have power. They always have throughout human history. Maps have been very powerful artifacts” – Aldo de Moor

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