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Visible Us Blog2020-01-29T11:45:43-07:00
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Why most network maps miss the point

Why Most Network Maps Miss the Point

Resources Resources Get Updates on Resources Network maps are becoming more popular than ever, and it’s not surprising at all. People are realizing more than ever how much social connections matter and influence outcomes. Network maps are an easy way to visualize your relationships, and

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Tips for Better Network Facilitation

Three Tips for Better Network Facilitation

Resources Resources Get Updates on Resources Network Stuck? Get Unstuck with a Facilitator! One of the most important, yet overlooked roles in a network is that of a facilitator. A facilitator is a person that makes an action or process easier by keeping discussion and

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using data to tell your network's story

Using Data to Tell Your Network’s Story

Resources Resources Get Updates on Resources Using data to enhance a network’s story highlights the impact of collaboration amongst community members sharing a common goal. Networks can use data to demonstrate to partners, stakeholders, and funders how the quality of their partnerships are progressing over

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Meet our New Research Analyst: Kyle Brees!

Resources Resources Get Updates on Resources   This month we welcomed two new staffers to our Projects Team! This week we spoke with the second of our two new team members, Kyle Brees, our new Research Analyst! Click here to see last week’s interview with

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Meet our new Network Scientist: Dr. Amanda Beacom!

Resources Resources Get Updates on Resources This month we welcomed two new staffers to our Projects Team! This week we spoke with the first of our two new team members, Dr. Amanda Beacom, Senior Network Scientist, to get to know her better. Next week, check

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Collaborating on PARTNER Projects

Resources Resources Get Updates on Resources A common request that we receive from users of the PARTNER Platform is the ability to share a project with another user.  In the legacy PARTNER Tool, the only option to achieve this goal was to have multiple users

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Defusing and De-escalating Conflict in a Network

Defusing and De-escalating Conflict in a Network

Resources Resources Get Updates on Resources If you’re part of a network of organizations working towards a common goal, you know that conflict and discord is inevitable. While we often agree on a great deal, no two partners agree on everything. When making major decisions,

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How to Leverage Value in your network

Resources Resources Get Updates on Resources People collaborate for a simple reason: We find value from building networks with other individuals and organizations. We can do more together than we can alone. However we often view value one-dimensionally through the context of our needs. For

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How to Survive Change: Trust is the Key

How to Survive Change: Trust is the Key

Resources Resources Get Updates on Resources My wife and I have a tradition of watching the sunrise together every year on our anniversary. The first time was on the day we got married. Like most couples, we had planned to spend the day apart until

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Most of our blogs articles relate back to the five step of our PARTNER method for designing and adapting data-driven network strategies. From shifting your mindset and creating strategy, to collecting and analyzing data, we help in the blog. 

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