“The first bud of spring sings the other seeds into joining her uprising.” ― Amanda Gorman

Happy Spring!

I’ve been thinking about shifting, urgent optimism, blogging, future skills, superpowers, and Norway. So enjoy what is coming below.

Thinking about

Brittleness

I share what has caught my attention lately. Enjoy.

“Updating VUCA (V:olatile, U:ncertain, C:omplex, A:mbiguous) to BANI (B:rittle, A:nxious, N:on-linear, I:ncomprehensible): “Brittleness could be met by resilience and slack. Anxiety can be eased by empathy and mindfulness. Nonlinearity would need

Asia is On My Mind & Heart

ew year, new possibilities. Pluriversal ones. In a few weeks, on February 1st 2022, there will be another celebration of the Chinese Lunar Year, the Year of the Tiger. Since last …

I look back to look forward. 2021: what are my main themes, moments of change and ripples?

Community Management

I went deeper into the discipline of community management this year in various ways:

📜 Certified by The Community Roundtable: Community

Emergent Mindsets & Strategies – Curated Insights

When time allows I share the crème de la crème of actionable insights from my network and beyond.

“Seeing with fresh eyes Creates a sense of wonder, Even in tedium.” — Kapil Dawda

am now certified by the Institute For the Future in my future thinking quest and learning journey as I completed the excellent online course Life After COVID-19: Get Ready for our Post-Pandemic Future‘. Now what?

I share some of …

Distributed Work & Soft Skills

hat are the predominant soft skills when working anywhere, aka distributed work? This is a question we had in our Perpetual Beta Coffee Club at the end of Spring 2020. Below is the take …

I tweeted:

“Participating for the second time in the #PKMastery workshop to revisit, develop and refine my work and learning practices with a global cohort and @hjarche https://twitter.com/hjarche/status/1365337275656200202

I participated in the Personal Knowledge Mastery Workshop. Each week, …

“The work left for humans to do is nuanced, creative, and collaborative. It requires each of us to maximize our unique strengths rather than conform to a standardized set of skills.” — @rhappe

 

“project selection; does this work align

At #LTFrance 2020

On February 5th and 6th, I spent a few hours at the Learning Technologies France conference for the first time. As an attendee, I went to some conferences: one on workplace learning design, one on the impact …