Community Commentary on the Work of Betsey MerkelRalf Lippold Dresden, Germany@betseymerkel amongst •
John Hagel: A1. Feminine archetype central to the shiftsthat are playing out in global business economy. #ideachat
Alex P. Michaels,Cleveland, Ohio- Very talented and
skilled at helping people.
No one is more dedicated promoting positive civic engagement gearedtoward long term uplifting of the community...with Betsey it's not just civicengagement...it's civil engagement! - Len SteinbachThe Institute for Open Economic Networks 'appeared in the late 90's / early'00's.... It was a monthly meeting where entrepreneurially minded /intelligent / doers / doer wanna be's would meet at Case Western ReserveUniversity. Betsey was/is the glue that makes this group happen. She isone who is happy to intro folks to folks for the mere sake of creatingsomething BIGGER... BETTER.... She is one of the social engines thatconnects those with ideas with others. The positive impact Betsey's workand linking of other like-minded folks together here in NEO is priceless.She is not only IT astute but people smart, witty and intellectually adiamond for NEO. - Sarah Reinbolt, Top Doers (That's people who get stuff done) in Northeast OhioBetsey understands the importance of the incredibly simple 'plan your work, work your plan' route to success. - Peter E. Toomey, Principal,Toomey & Friends Advertising Marketing Communications, Cleveland,Ohio
Betsey is one of the most generous network builders I know in addition tobeing a brilliant visual thinker. -Daniel F. Bassill, Founder,Tutor/Mentor
Institute, LLCConsulting, Chicago, Illinois
Betsey is one of the best community engagement thinkers of her generation. Her foresight talent combined with knowledge of networks andtechnological communication makes her a jewel in the Internet world.Betsey is one of my top twitter feeds to watch and she is a genuine andcaring person to boot... -Norma A Owen, LLC Strategic Consulting