Harold, you are absolutely on target. For it to become 21st century, it has to BE 21st century - in the presentation of ideas and images used, in the language, and in its modes of expression.

Roger
On 12 Dec 2008, at 13:36, Garderen, Harold van wrote:

Hi Roger,
 
You are right, succesrate are low, but on the other hand, with 30 people one can do a lot.
 
A colleage of mine started his blog over a year ago and now has a reader list of >70 of people all over the world he didn't know before.
 
I would love the VSM community to make more use of publicly visible platforms to improve the chance that more people discover.
 
For that use of mundane language is needed. I'm not happy with my own blog in that respect.
 
Harold
 
 


From: Forum dedicated to the work of Stafford Beer [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Roger Harnden
Sent: vrijdag 12 december 2008 14:10
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Yes, I can see, Harold

However as you and I both know from the literature (Weinberger, Tapscott, Shirky and others), though potential visibiity and audience is huge, actual success is pretty dismal. 

I think the main thing is to hang on in there, and gradually get linked to a wider and wider, but sometimes focused, audience. However, Harold, it surely does get frustrating talking to oneself!!!

Mind, I think I prefer this mode of expression to monologue authorship. At least here, there is a sort of reality check, or even contribution/dislocation whihc can be creative. Whereas traditional authorship didn't have such safety vales,

Roger
On 12 Dec 2008, at 12:54, Garderen, Harold van wrote:

Thanks Roger,
 
I can do with some visitors and lots of comments to react on:-) Current traffic is at 1 a day (googles daily check). So I'm writing to myself.
 
What I'm trying to do is raise interest in Beer c.s., + OL (Wenger c.s.) and Sense-making (Snowden c.s) in the hope to attract an active crowd to work with.
 
Harold


From: Forum dedicated to the work of Stafford Beer [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Roger Harnden
Sent: vrijdag 12 december 2008 13:46
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Subject: informative Blog

Harold's blog. Well worth a look,

Roger

http://fragmentedliving.blogspot.com/



On 12 Dec 2008, at 12:00, Garderen, Harold van wrote:

Hi Roger,

Did you write the Quaterly?

Harold

Now blogging at http://fragmentedliving.blogspot.com/


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Very to the point, Harold,

Roger

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