What caught my attention on week 25 of 2020.
Community on Community²
I dive deep in the community management space over the past few weeks with resources, events and communities. The focus is on internal community building and facilitation.
“Very excited for our first ever live public roundtable focused on The State of Community Management 2020 findings! We have another at 1pm ET if you’d like to join us! https://communityroundtable.com/what-we-do/research/the-state-of-community-management/the-state-of-community-management-2020/the-state-of-community-management-2020-roundtables #socm2020” — @TheCR
It seems that organizations have a higher interest in online communities and internal community management in the context of the global economic and health crisis. Do learning communities go remote and distributed?
“<< Do learning communities go remote & distributed? >> I think so, and my experiences support that. Set up / been part of several for 7 or 8 years now.” — @jonhusband
I have co-set up and co-build one learning community over the past few months.
I am also part of a few ones as a contributor. It takes times, efforts, energy, and trust in our guts to build and/or engage in learning communities and communities of practice over time.
“Thank you for joining us yesterday and yes, initially communities take patience and time because you can’t force relationships and trust… but it’s so much better in the end.” — @rhappe
Like gardening, it takes patience and time… A community could grow organically and can become rewarding with low hanging fruits if work was done. Even when a (team of) community manager is not there / not engaging active members are contributing. Balancing action and doing nothing.
Within the PBCC community, I met and discussed with supportive, insightful members and kept sharing about emergent work and learning practices.
What do modern workforces look like?
“Modern workforces are expressing a desire for more freedom, flexibility, and choice at work, a work environment that provides continuous development and learning opportunity, and critically, a sense of connection and belonging.” https://www.workingthefuture.com/blog?post=26909 — @cat_pearce71 @workingfuture1
Offboarding matters as much as onboarding for any organization in uncertain and turbulent times.
“Successful and resilient organisations of the future will be fluid and agile, meeting emergent customer needs as they arise. Key to organisational fluidity is workforce flexibility. A robust off-boarding strategy is an excellent starting point.” #NowOfWork
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