What I Learned on Twitter this Week–A quotable week

Here are some words of wisdom, gleaned from Twitter this past week.

Knowledge

@snowded: Narrative as Mediator:

Without the mediation of narrative there can be no knowledge transfer or learning.
Without the symbolic, learning will not diffuse to broad populations & there will be no advance.
Without embodied knowledge there will be no wisdom.

@ken_homer “The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.” ~ Hans Hofmann

@exectweets “Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes.” – Peter Drucker

Learning

@mfrancone A single conversation across the table with a wise man is worth a month’s study of books ~ Chinese proverb

@valdiskrebs: Social learning -> You are as smart as the network you are embedded in!

@eduinnovation: “You weren’t born to be a cog in the giant industrial machine. You were TRAINED to become a cog.” ~ Seth Godin | via kdwashburn

@mglazer: Myth: the “training dept” is responsible for the learning that goes on at the company.

@zecool Nous sommes comme dans un mega-buffet mais chacun a 1 assiette seulement; il ne faut prendre que ce qu’on aime, pas tous les plats!

@jarche [result of a conversation with @janebozart & @denniscallahan] “When you learn with and from your customers, learning and marketing are the same.”

@BFchirpy Next step in Informal/Social Learning? If you want to cut out the middle man, go direct to your customers.

Working

More Trust Yields More Innovation via @CharlesHGreen

HBR: To be effective in this new world, you will need to master the skills of empathy & teamwork.

@jackvinson: PKM [personal knowledge management] in the enterprise? It’s all about the enterprise recognizing the importance of individuals getting work done.

@sebpaquet Thought-provoking quote … “The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government.” – Cornelius Tacitus (56-117 A.D.)

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