Many colleagues are wondering why we use so many platforms at ILRI, for our projects or for corporate reasons. Continue reading
Category Archives: Opinion Piece
Are you hosting an online conference? Here’s how to make the people online REALLY feel part of your conversation
More and more ILRI meetings take place online with a dominant group sitting face-to-face. How to make people participating online feel they are really welcome to the conversation? Here are some ideas simple enough to apply. Continue reading
Social learning – is there any other kind?
We’ve been exploring social learning in climate change for three years in the Climate Change and Social Learning (CCSL) project. But in the world wide web, social learning is much more closely related to social media. What to make of it? Continue reading
Fear of the blank box: why and how to post updates on Yammer, LinkedIn etc.?
We are all busy. All super busy. And our attention is divided by many signals, to-do’s, emails and a variety of strange attractors. But the point is: sharing some information on social media sometimes helps others gain time. And you would appreciate that time gain also. Continue reading
Ripples of change and winning people over with engagement: Lessons from Africa RISING
Working with the same group of people, to support their events and processes, clearly presents many opportunities. Through regular engagement it becomes possible to shift the attitude and ideas of people, and the course of their events and processes. Here is an example of such a journey that Africa RISING teams went through. Continue reading