Here is a common list of definitions used across Ideas-Shared.
Member – An individual who is 16 years or older, who lives somewhere on this wonderful planet of ours, and who wishes to share their ideas, and thoughts on Ideas-Shared with the people they know, or those they’ve yet to meet, in order to achieve a particular outcome.
Member Area – People that join Ideas-Shared get access to the Members Area, our methodology, and our tools.
List Owner – A member of Ideas-Shared who posts an idea or thought listing on Ideas-Shared in order to achieve a specific goal.
Ideas and Thoughts – are the principle listing categories on Ideas-Shared. Sub-categories include Ideas, Rants, Problems, Articles, Questions, Solutions, Jobs, Places worth a visit, Places needing help, Places able to help, A day in history, Conferences, Exhibitions, Fund Raising, Open Days, Public Meetings, Trade Shows, and Online Video Meetings.
Enlightened Self-Interest – is a philosophy in ethics which states that persons who act to further the interests of others (or the interests of the group or groups to which they belong), ultimately serve their own self-interest.
Desired Outcomes – describes what it is that the list owner is seeking to achieve e.g. develop idea is an outcome of the idea listing.
Ideas-Shared – is the name of our idea-sharing platform, it’s also the name of our company… Ideas-Shared Ltd.
Dream Team Builder Optimisation Model – The model that powers our community: IT + (IS + LP) = VB. Otherwise known as Ideas and Thought plus ideas-Shared plus Leverage and Popularity equals Value and Benefit.
360 Membership – Means that a single membership givens you the opportunity to focus on any area of life including Yourself, Family, Friends, Other People, Community, Charities, Schools, Clubs, Special Interest Groups, Business, Government, the Environment, even Space!
Profile – A place for all members to tell their story, the foundation of teamwork, and future success.
Activity Listings – describe an idea or thought that the list owner is seeking to achieve and/or promote to the world.
Activity Priority – Each activity can be prioritised to one of the following 4 options: Important and Urgent, Important but not Urgent, Not Important but Urgent, Fun or Other.
Activity Status – Members, specifically list owners change the status of their listings as each progresses, culminating in it’s completion, or cancellation.
Forums – Members join forums to ask questions, seek clarity, and find potential supporters.
Groups – Members come together in groups to discuss issues, and develop strategies that deliver desired outcomes, value and benefit.
Leverage – When members help each other or receive investment, direct action, or something else they generate leverage. Activity listings will naturally require different amounts on leverage based on the size and impact of the outcome desired.