In the summer many of us find ourselves away from the office with some downtime or perhaps in the office but without access to vacationing
colleagues who we need to collaborate with to finish work. For those of you who find yourself with some time that you’d like to use to catch up on reading…we are here to help.
We’ve put together the most popular blog posts on TheCR blog this year, the presentations that get the most traffic on our slideshare account and some books that we have contributed to, are sharing with TheCR Network members and that have been recommended to us. Enjoy.
TheCR Blog Posts
Building a Social Business: Start With Email
The dynamic of communities and the unique context of organizations requires organizations to both change where information is consumed and interacted with and change conversational habits. One great place to start is to look at how email is used in your organization.
Six Risks of Not Having Community Management
Community management is one of those things that, when working well, often goes unnoticed and unappreciated. It’s a bit like that hostess that always has fantastic parties but no one really understands the hard work that went into the party itself. However, when community management is bad or non-existent it’s very evident.
The Community Strategist Squeeze and Danger: Community/Social Strategist Shortage Ahead
Articles by Rachel Happe and Jim Storer discussing why more and more they are seeing companies looking for experienced community and social professionals but not finding them.
Community Management: More Than One Role, A Discipline
Community management is emerging as a philosophy and way of thinking about a functional discipline, as well as being a discrete role. A community-minded leader values transparency, engages with various constituencies, solicits feedback, promotes inclusion, and supports and shares other people’s ideas.
A Day in the Life of This Community Manager
Hillary Boucher details what a community manager does day in and day out. And she makes it look easy and effortless but we know better.
Technology Changes, People Don’t…as Quickly
The “secret sauce” for successful implementation of social business is integrating it into the overall business strategy of the organization, department or team.
Social Business by Design
How to rethink the modern organization in the social media era
The Accidental Creative
In The Accidental Creative, Todd Henry reveals the dynamics of organizational creativity and teaches simple practices that help you unlock brilliant ideas and establish a rhythm that supports your creative process.
For employees and business leaders ages eighteen to eighty, a guide to building a team that’s electrified by co-generational collaboration including a chapter by TheCR’s Ayelet Baron.
TheCR Network is a membership network that provides strategic, tactical and professional development programming for community and social business leaders. The network enables members to connect and form lasting relationships with experts and peers as well as get access to vetted content.