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Betsey Merkel
Works at Institute for Open Economic Networks (I-Open)
Attended Cleveland Institute of Music
Lives in Cleveland OH
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 Lessons from a Year in Silicon Valley: Toward a More Innovative Research Program Cindy Royal, Ph.D Associate Professor Texas State University School of Journalism and Mass Communication croyal@txstate.edu cindyroyal.com @cindyroyal slideshare.net/cindyroyal
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I Love this Story and Lions (of course!)
 
Great video. Thank you for being there and doing what you do. I appreciate you Kevin. Thanks to GoPro for making it possible to film. :)
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At the I-Open Blog: Career Pathways Out of Poverty by Daniel Bassill, Founder & President, Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC. Invest in Tutor/Mentoring Programs to Connect Tomorrow's Leaders to Careers. 
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Featured article today at I-Open World News! Riding Horseback in Purple. Shared by Alice MacGillivrary.
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From Simon Robinson at the Transition Consciousness Blog- Holonomic Brand Values: What can we learn from a Brazilian gym? 
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From my Friend +Ralf Lippold !
 
This is an animation of DNA replication by DNA polymerase and accurately shows the function of all its subunits.

Source: http://youtu.be/OjPcT1uUZiE

h/t: chemistrydoc
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Live a Richer, Fuller Life With Others by Kare Anderson at Moving From Me to We. Guidance on choice, leadership and wisdom. ”The test of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.” ~ James Buchanan 
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Career Ladder: Helping Inner City Youth Through School to Careers View the presentation  here. [Go to the I-Open Blog  here  to read the complete article.] Invest in Tutor/Mentoring Programs - Connect Tomorrow's Leaders to Careers What are “all the things w...
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New Tools for Google+
 
Check out this Extremely Cool new feature on +CircleCount​ ★
What you're looking at is an animated graph which shows the increase in engagement on my Google+ Profile since April last year. 
Pin it here: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/238761217718813464
+CircleCount helps you better understand your Google+ profile and it has lots of great features! 
● Follower History for the past 7 Days, 30 Days, 6 Months, 1 Year, All or Custom. 
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● See your followers map and who you follow map. 
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Work
Occupation
Communications / Coach, Mentor & Trainer
Skills
Social Networking, Entrepreneurship, Strategic Communications, Social Media, Fundraising, Social Media Marketing, Research, Public Speaking, Marketing Communications, Non-ptofits
Employment
  • Institute for Open Economic Networks (I-Open)
    Business Development, 2005 - present
  • ISIS-Interactive Social Intelligence Systems
    Owner, 2012 - present
  • Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management, Center for Regional Economic Development
    Marketing, Communications & Strategic Networks, 2002 - 2005
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Cleveland OH
Previously
Rockland ME - Santa Barbara CA - Los Angeles CA - Falmouth MA - Sudbury MA - Camden ME - North Stonington CT
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Serves Connected Communities
Introduction
Betsey is co-founder of The Institute for Open Economic Networks (I-Open), an educational initiative that supports developers of new practices and tools in Open Source Economic Development; lead partner at ISIS-interactive social intelligence systems helping organizations and firms develop the social systems they need to support entrepreneurial cultures in emerging networked economies; and owner, BetseyMerkel.com, a social media marketing & consulting business.

Betsey is a skilled,
  • Coach, mentor and trainer
  • Collaborative technologies 
  • Publisher
  • Author, Open Source Economic Development
  • Designer, I-Open Civic Forum Process
  • Visualizer
"Betsey Merkel is all about using new technologies to build communities." - Mark Zust, Professional Trainer & Coach, Zust & Co., Westlake, Ohio

Areas of interest: open systems, social process, creativity, conversations, communications, content, sense-making, entrepreneurs, technology-based community and economic development
Bragging rights
1992-1997 Office of the Governor of the State of Ohio, Business Education Seminar, "Artist to Artist" - 1992-1997 Ohio Arts Council Artist Touring Program Award - 1985 People's Republic of China, Guest of the Government, Performance/Teaching Tour - 1985 Ohio Arts Presenters Award of Merit - 1983- CWRU Music Education - full scholarship for Ph.D. Program - 1977-1983 Salzedo School Performance Scholarship Award - 1974 Graduating High School Class Science Award, Leadership Award, and Art Award
Education
  • Cleveland Institute of Music
    Bachelor & Master of Music, Harp Performance, 1977 - 1982
    Bachelor and Masters Degree in Harp Performance
  • Case Western Reserve University
    Bachelor & Master of Fine Arts, 1977 - 1982
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Gender
Female
Relationship
Single
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The Conversation Prism v4.0 by Brian Solis and JESS3 (2013)
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