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Mapping Our Social Networks

LinkedIn has a neat tool called InMaps that I just learned is being retired soon.  With click of a button, it creates an interactive visual map of all your LinkedIn connections.  It assigns them colors based on their similarities to each other, and you can to label those colored clusters based on the similarities you see.Back…See More
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Distinguishing Collective Wisdom from “the Wisdom of Crowds”

This reflective piece comes from NCDD blogger Tom Atlee of the Co-Intelligence Project. Tom’s original post can be found at www.tomatleeblog.com/?p=175327099.The popular book “The Wisdom of Crowds” says a lot about the remarkable accuracy of thousands of people making guesses about something that has a real but unknown answer now or in the future. This phenomenon…See More
Jul 14
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Let’s Discuss: How Politics Makes Us Stupid

There is a fascinating article up at Vox.com that I encourage all NCDD members and subscribers to our Transpartisan Listserv to give some thought to. My friend Jean Johnson at Public Agenda, one of NCDD’s organizational members, alerted me to it last week, and it ties directly into conversations that are going on in both the NCDD Discussion list and the…See More
Jul 7
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Interview on Games & Engagement

As children run through sprinklers and enjoy fireworks (safely, we hope) over the holiday weekend, we thought it would be appropriate to share a post from the Davenport Institute’s Gov 2.0 Watch blog on games and engagement. As we know, civic participation can be fun, too! You can find it below or read the…See More
Jul 4
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Jun 30
Brian Dowling liked Sandy Heierbacher's blog post 'Facilitating & Introversion: Tips for Engaging Quiet People'
Jun 24
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Three Principles for Innovation in Governance

Our partners at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation recently published a great piece on their Challenges to Democracy blog by Hollie Russon Gilman that we are re-posting here. Gilman’s insightful article about innovation in governance is the third in a series (…See More
Jun 20
Sandy Heierbacher posted a blog post

Three Principles for Innovation in Governance

Our partners at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation recently published a great piece on their Challenges to Democracy blog by Hollie Russon Gilman that we are re-posting here. Gilman’s insightful article about innovation in governance is the third in a series (…See More
Jun 20
Ramona Winkelbauer liked Sandy Heierbacher's blog post 'Facilitating & Introversion: Tips for Engaging Quiet People'
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Cherisa liked Sandy Heierbacher's blog post 'Facilitating & Introversion: Tips for Engaging Quiet People'
Jun 2
Janice Thomson commented on Sandy Heierbacher's blog post 'Facilitating & Introversion: Tips for Engaging Quiet People'
"I'm the person who wrote the original blog and, with Margaret Sullivan, designed/led the workshop it's based on. I'm thrilled to see this blog shared on GovLoop and am very thankful for your feedback. We designed this as part of a…"
Jun 2
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Constitutional Amendment for Campaign Finance Reform?

We are happy to share the announcement below from NCDD organizational member and NCDD Catalyst Award winner John Spady of the National Dialogue Network. John’s announcement came via our great Submit-to-Blog Form. Do you have news you want to share with the NCDD network? Just click here to submit your news post for the NCDD…See More
May 30
Frank Sampsell commented on Sandy Heierbacher's blog post 'Facilitating & Introversion: Tips for Engaging Quiet People'
"Thank you for this commentary.  As an extreme introvert, I seldom contribute in meetings because my mind is milling over over the topic(s) in great depth- so much so that I seldom (if ever) feel as though I've fully…"
May 29
Roderick Santiago commented on Sandy Heierbacher's blog post 'Facilitating & Introversion: Tips for Engaging Quiet People'
"Thank you for the post!  If I may offer a few thoughts, especially since I consider myself as an extreme extrovert.  My suggestions are my own and do not imply that it applies to all introverts. First, a conscious effort by facilitators to…"
May 29

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Current Title:
Director
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National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation (NCDD)
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Senior Exec
Educational Background (Degree, School):
M.A. in International Management from the School for International Training
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Sandy Heierbacher's Blog

Mapping Our Social Networks

Posted on July 27, 2014 at 12:27pm 0 Comments

LinkedIn has a neat tool called InMaps that I just learned is being retired soon.  With click of a button, it creates an interactive visual map of all your LinkedIn connections.  It assigns them colors based on their similarities to each other, and you can to label those colored clusters based on the similarities you see.…

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Distinguishing Collective Wisdom from “the Wisdom of Crowds”

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 10:22am 0 Comments

This reflective piece comes from NCDD blogger Tom Atlee of the Co-Intelligence Project. Tom’s original post can be found at www.tomatleeblog.com/?p=175327099.

The popular book “The Wisdom of Crowds” says a lot about the remarkable accuracy of thousands of people making guesses about something that has a real but unknown answer now or…

Continue

Looking Closer at “Mixed Results” in Civic Participation

Posted on July 12, 2014 at 6:22pm 0 Comments

One our ever-insightful NCDD members, Tiago Peixoto, shared a summary of some important civic participation research that shows that “mixed results” of participation efforts say more when we delineate between “tactical” or “strategic” interventions. We’ve shared Tiago’s piece from his DemocracySpot blog below, and you can find the original…

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Looking Closer at “Mixed Results” in Civic Participation

Posted on July 12, 2014 at 6:21pm 0 Comments

One our ever-insightful NCDD members, Tiago Peixoto, shared a summary of some important civic participation research that shows that “mixed results” of participation efforts say more when we delineate between “tactical” or “strategic” interventions. We’ve shared Tiago’s piece from his DemocracySpot blog below, and you can find the original…

Continue

Let’s Discuss: How Politics Makes Us Stupid

Posted on July 6, 2014 at 8:47am 0 Comments

There is a fascinating article up at Vox.com that I encourage all NCDD members and subscribers to our Transpartisan Listserv to give some thought to. My friend Jean Johnson at Public Agenda, one of NCDD’s organizational members, alerted me to it last week, and it ties directly into conversations that are going on in both the NCDD Discussion list and the…

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At 11:16am on September 8, 2009, Robert Domaingue said…
Sandy you might enjoy participating in the Promoting Creativity group.
At 5:36pm on February 24, 2009, Denise Hill said…
Sandy,
Thanks for joining. Please introduce yourself, read our top 10 tips, check out our top groups, invite your colleagues , and let me know if you have any ideas on making GovLoop even better.

Denise
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