Change Whisperer – Gail Severini, Symphini Change Management Inc.

New copyright license on Change Whisperer
January 10, 2013, 2:01 pm
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After considering all issues in the “Stolen: Change Management. Reward Offered” series, I have decided to very clear about the licensing of content here on Change Whisperer. I am implementing a Creative Commons license [1] for this website and all of the content I have produced here to-date and going forward. Here it is:

Creative Commons License
Change Whisperer by is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License.

It is my hope that this facilitates sharing, while protecting me and our profession. I recommend it to you and want to say that, unless otherwise noted, this is the standard by which I cite unlicensed content.

The Attribution / Non-commercial license

Specifically, I am enacting the “Attribution/Non-commercial” license:

“This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work non-commercially, and although their new works must also acknowledge you and be non-commercial, they don’t have to license their derivative works on the same terms.”

This means that:

(1)    You are free to copy, distribute, and transmit any of this work providing that:

  • You cite the work as follows “Change Whisperer, Gail Severini, date,”
  • You do not suggest in any way that I endorse you or your use of the work
  • You do not use this work for commercial purposes

(2)    You understand:

  • Any of the above conditions can be waived if you get permission from me
  • Where the work or any of its elements is in the public domain under applicable law, that status is in no way affected by the license
  • In no way are any of the following rights affected by the license:
    • Your fair dealing or fair use rights, or other applicable copyright exceptions and limitations
    • The author’s (my) moral rights
    • Rights other persons may have either in the work itself or in how the work is used, such as publicity or privacy rights
  • For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the license terms of this work

I am passionate about getting the word out about change management and strategy execution, so I hope you will find Change Whisperer useful enough to share. You are still welcome to:

  • Reference this work in any of your writing
  • Share this within your organization, Community of Practice, or with other leaders or practitioners
  • Share this work on Twitter, LinkedIn, Scoop.It, or any number of other social media

If you wish to re-use any of this content for commercial use (e.g., re-publishing in newsletters, blogs, aggregators, news sites offered for subscription fees) please contact me directly and we will work something out.

Non-profits may act as individuals under the “Attribution/Non-commercial” license.

My commitment to you is reciprocity. This has always been my standard for referencing others’ work and I will continue to honor it.

More information here

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