Transparent Office: In-the-Flow and Above-the-Flow

Transparent Office

» December 26, 2007 In-the-Flow and Above-the-Flow I often hear from wiki champions inside organizations that "Its hard to get people to use wikis" Theres something right about that comment, but also something wrong. They are used intensively by relatively small, well-defined groups ofpeople: a project team, a business unit, etc.

The Bamboo Project Blog: We Need More Passion for the Work, Not the Organization

The Bamboo Project Blog

There are core skills and knowledge that are fundamental to me doing my work well and I do what I can to continually update my skills and knowledge so Im the best at what I do. Because Im exposing myself to new ideas, new skills and new knowledge to do my job well, I will bring these things into the organization and be able to use them to always get better at what we do.

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The Bamboo Project Blog: My Personal Learning Environment

The Bamboo Project Blog

tools, as well as my ongoing belief in constructivist theories of learning , Ive come to believe that the future of staff development lies in our ability to go beyond structured training to facilitating informal processes and learning experiences that occur on a daily basis. I try when I can to reflect on what Ive done to see what worked well and what didnt. link] [link] [link] Peace, Gayle Posted by: Gayle | April 12, 2007 at 02:48 PM Hi Michelle, thanks for quoting my definition.

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The Bamboo Project Blog: Egocentric vs. Object Centric Networks: I Think I Know the Problem With Ning

The Bamboo Project Blog

Things were going well, we had a lot of new members. December 02, 2007 in networks , Ning , nptech , participatory culture , social networking , technology stewardship , Web 2.0 | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Egocentric vs. Object Centric Networks: I Think I Know the Problem With Ning : Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

The Bamboo Project Blog: Does Your Introversion/Extraversion Carry Over to Your Online Behavior?

The Bamboo Project Blog

As an introvert myself, I had to agree and pointed out in a comment on her post that I think that the entire practice of blogging, as well as other online social media tools have really been a Godsend for introverts in terms of providing them with a platform for equal expression with the extroverts who seem to rule the "real world." I prefer to know just a few people well. Posted by: editec | December 21, 2007 at 07:05 AM I am ISTP, expressive tho.

The Bamboo Project Blog: Welcome to Employee Learning Week: Seeing Yourself as a Learner

The Bamboo Project Blog

December 03, 2007 in ASTD Employee Learning Week , knowledge management , knowledge sharing , learning , personal learning environment , PLE | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Welcome to Employee Learning Week: Seeing Yourself as a Learner : Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post. Beth Posted by: Beth Kanter | December 03, 2007 at 05:51 PM Michele, Excellent points.

Transparent Office: Whos Afraid of Orphaned Pages?

Transparent Office

» December 28, 2007 Whos Afraid of Orphaned Pages? The contributions are disconnected, so the wiki pages should be as well. Michael - great post, and something I'd been thinking about recently as well. It's not an established behavior for most people, and we in the wiki world are still working on the right way to integrate it into the user experience of our products.

The Bamboo Project Blog: How I Organize Myself to Write a Blog Post

The Bamboo Project Blog

Obviously my trusty Netvibes is a great source of information, but I also do a lot of reading (books and magazines, as well as online), listen to NPR , and try to just pay attention to whats going on around me. Im less creative and energized when Im too focused on being organized and productive. Posted by: Christine Martell | August 16, 2007 at 10:23 PM Some of my blog posts are spontaneous and quick, but many of them take form over hours or days, a little dab at a time.

The Bamboo Project Blog: My Personal Learning Environment Mindmap Revised

The Bamboo Project Blog

And I found Mindomo so useful, Im putting it into my toolkit as well. And stay tuned for Mondays Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants when well see everyones favorite learning resources in honor of back to school. Posted by: David Delgado | September 05, 2007 at 12:49 AM Verify your Comment Previewing your Comment Posted by: | This is only a preview.

The Bamboo Project Blog: Organizational Potential=Staff Potential

The Bamboo Project Blog

The Bamboo Project Blog « Reorganizing My Personal Learning Environment | Main | Lifelong Learning in Action » Organizational Potential=Staff Potential Via Doing Well by Doing Good comes a great video in which Seventh Generation CEO Jeffrey Hollender asks a question that all nonprofits should be asking themselves: "How can we expect an organization to reach its full potential if we arent ensuring that our staff are reaching their full potential?"

The Bamboo Project Blog: Five Reasons Why You Need a Portfolio and Seven Reasons Why It Should Be Online

The Bamboo Project Blog

Might as well be driving the train, rather than riding on it. August 02, 2007 in eportfolio , learning , Management , nptech , portfolios , professional development , Tools and Resources | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Five Reasons Why You Need a Portfolio and Seven Reasons Why It Should Be Online : Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

The Bamboo Project Blog: The Rise of the Do-It-Yourself Portal

The Bamboo Project Blog

as well as a calendar of events, etc. July 11, 2007 in Collaboration , conferencing , customer service , Educate , knowledge sharing , netvibes , networks , nptech , Pageflakes , Portals , productivity , Strategic THinking , Tools and Resources , Web 2.0 | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference The Rise of the Do-It-Yourself Portal : Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

The Bamboo Project Blog: Open Source Bidding and Innovation

The Bamboo Project Blog

As David aptly points out: The difficulty in tendering for complex and challenging projects isthat you know your proposals may well turn out to be inadequate becausetheres no way of figuring out in advance what will work. Posted by: David Wilcox | April 24, 2007 at 06:16 AM Verify your Comment Previewing your Comment Posted by: | This is only a preview.

Talent Shortages Hit the Levels of 2007: In-house Talent Development Comes to Rescue

Rallyware for Human Resources

They focused on delivering a personalized and affordable-in-a-crisis quality product. Harter, Gallup’s chief scientist of workplace management and well-being, confirms : “ In good times, employee engagement is the difference between being good and being great. Investments in people’s engagement, well-being, and training are vital for a business to function and prosper. ManpowerGroup data shows that 40% of employers have difficulty in filling positions today.

The Bamboo Project Blog: More on Scarcity vs. Abundance Thinking

The Bamboo Project Blog

March 19, 2007 in abundance , Collaboration , Consequences and Incentives , excellence , knowledge management , knowledge sharing , learning , Management , Organizations , participatory culture , professional development , scarcity , Strategic THinking | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference More on Scarcity vs. Abundance Thinking : Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

The Bamboo Project Blog: Blogging for Learning

The Bamboo Project Blog

Online course-management systemsare perhaps the most pernicious in that respect, in part because ITdepartments across the country have made them the primaryteaching-and-learning tool available to faculty members.The problem is not the idea of a course-management system itself — abasic set of tools for content delivery, evaluation, and communication— nor the various uses of such systems, many of which serve theirpurposes quite well. The Bamboo Project Blog « A Seriously Creative Ad!

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The Bamboo Project Blog: Organizational Barriers to Using Web 2.0 Tools

The Bamboo Project Blog

February 17, 2007 in 2nd Wave , Educate , knowledge management , Management , nonprofit , nptech , Organizations , professional development , Strategic THinking , Tools and Resources , Web 2.0 | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Organizational Barriers to Using Web 2.0 Emily Posted by: Emily | February 19, 2007 at 09:11 PM Verify your Comment Previewing your Comment Posted by: | This is only a preview.

The Bamboo Project Blog: 5 Reasons You Dont Need Training

The Bamboo Project Blog

They know perfectly well what they SHOULD be doing, so lack of skill isnt their problem. sigh* Posted by: Angela White | June 07, 2007 at 12:25 PM Glad this helped, Angela. Posted by: Michele Martin | June 07, 2007 at 12:46 PM We need to have someone print up bumper stickers and desk top signs that say, "It's Not A Training Problem.":-)

The Bamboo Project Blog: Blogs vs. Listservs: Which is Better for Community Conversation?

The Bamboo Project Blog

I also believe that many well-run blogs operate as listservs in the sense of the two-way conversations that occur. February 16, 2007 in Blogging , knowledge management , nptech , professional development , Tools and Resources , Web 2.0 | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Blogs vs. Listservs: Which is Better for Community Conversation?

Want to succeed in High-Tech? Focus on your customers.

SuccessFactors

You probably don’t need me to tell you that successful companies are ones who provide products people want. But what sometimes gets lost is that this is true not just for B2C firms, but for B2B firms as well. A guest post by Erik Berggren – Director of Customer Results, SuccessFactors. To get a sense […]. SuccessFactors Research HCM Talent in High Tech

Want to succeed in High-Tech? Focus on your customers

SuccessFactors

You probably don’t need me to tell you that successful companies are ones who provide products people want. But what sometimes gets lost is that this is true not just for B2C firms, but for B2B firms as well. A guest post by Erik Berggren – Director of Customer Results, SuccessFactors. To get a sense […]. SuccessFactors Research HCM Talent in High Tech

5 Ways To Increase Productivity In The Workplace

CakeHR

The productivity of organisations has always been a point of focus for business and HR leaders. Ultimately, when an organisation improves their people’s productivity, the results lead to individuals working harder, better, smarter and faster. The Productivity Gap.

10 Great Examples of Workplace Wellness Programs

Rise

Considering the improvements made to the health and well-being of a workplace, and the amount of time we spend at our workplaces, it makes sense to foster workplace wellness programs. Not only does it affect the productivity output of team members, but it makes them feel good in all areas of life—including work. As the world of work progresses, one of the signs of a top-notch employer will be the quality of their workplace wellness program. Wellness challenges.

Creating the Mental Space to Improve your Resilience, Productivity and Health

Thrive Global

It seemed demand for production at whatever cost was always greater than the need for healthy people. The undeniable fact is good employee health and wellness is linked to high performing environments. The same is required for health and wellness ambitions or planning.

Premise Health Expands Digital Engagement and Wellness Capabilities through Acquisition of Sonic Boom Wellness

Sonic Boom

Premise Health Expands Digital Engagement and Wellness Capabilities through Acquisition of Sonic Boom Wellness. February 2, 2021 – Premise Health , the largest direct health care provider and an OMERS portfolio company, today announced the acquisition of Sonic Boom Wellness , a leading provider of corporate wellness technology. million members through its innovative Digital Wellness Center. ABOUT SONIC BOOM WELLNESS.

“Have an amazing product”, With Douglas Brown and Natalie Ruiz of ‘AnswerConnect’

Thrive Global

Have an amazing product. In 2007, our business was growing quickly and we were running out of space in our building. Girls need mentors, role models and a well-lit path to careers in technology. Beyond that, have an amazing service or product that your team believes in.

5 Effective Ways To Increase Productivity Using Technology

Hppy

Even though more technology exists today to help us improve our productivity, the US Bureau of Labor reports that workplace productivity has actually dropped off of a cliff ever since 2007 – the same year that the first iPhone was released. At the same time, these tools have so much potential – alongside other incredible technologies – to dramatically improve our productivity that it would be a big mistake to eliminate or ignore them. Productivity Workplace happiness

Sonic Boom Wellness Partners with iRedeemHealth

Sonic Boom

iRedeemHealth , an industry leader in health-and-wellness incentives and distribution, is pleased to partner with Sonic Boom Wellness to offer its world-class services to organizations who want to incentivize healthy employee behaviors with a seamless integration, as well as significant purchasing discounts on leading fitness devices and wellness products. Digital health products. About Sonic Boom Wellness.

The Bamboo Project Blog: Is An Online Identity Necessary and What Should You Do to Maintain It?

The Bamboo Project Blog

October 05, 2007 in professional development , social networking , transparency , trust | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Is An Online Identity Necessary and What Should You Do to Maintain It? Posted by: Sarah Stewart | October 05, 2007 at 02:31 PM I think there is something related to profession here also. Posted by: Christine Martell | October 05, 2007 at 03:10 PM Great questions.

Studies Suggest Cooling Interest in HDHPs, Wellness Programs

HR Daily Advisor

The surveys consistently found that rates of HDHP enrollment growth have been trending down since 2007—from as high as nearly 70 percent a decade ago according to one survey, to between zero and 12 percent in 2017. Employer adoption of HDHPs is flattening out and wellness incentives are declining outright as employers diversify their approaches to containing health coverage costs, according to a separate study by DirectPath and Gartner. Benefits EBRI employer HDHP Wellness Program

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4 Ways to Combat Declining Productivity in Your Workplace

Zenefits

If your organization has suffered from lower employee productivity levels in the past few years, you’re not alone. Recent studies and statistics indicate declining productivity rates in many Western workplaces. According to a recent study by Washington-based think tank The Brookings Institute, over the past 10 years productivity growth has slowed in both advanced and emerging markets and also in developing economies. When productivity goes down, so do your profits.

Reasons for Worker Productivity Decline and what HR can do

Unicorn HRO

Recent reports have shown that worker productivity has slowed down in recent months. Since 2007, statistics via the U.S. Department of Labor show that worker productivity has fallen by 1.3%, and for the first two business quarters of 2016, productivity declined around another half a percentage point. Many fear that if productivity continues to decline, hiring will fall off, and businesses do not want their finances to suffer.

Influencers Ophira and Tali Edut, The AstroTwins, Share Their Top Selfcare, Wellness, and Beauty Tips

Thrive Global

At times it feels like wellness or elevating one’s wellbeing, is diametrically opposed to high achievement and high performance in one’s career. The three of us shared an apartment, which became HUES HQ for production, staff meetings, living room photo shoots — all of it!

Should Big Data Be Used To Measure Employee Productivity?

SAP Innovation

Two studies showed that employee well-being decreased as their perception of data mining intensity increased. 6] The form of the feedback has been shown to matter as well. Studies show that if employees perceive the purpose of monitoring is developmental, rather than punitive, they have higher well-being, 5 an increased sense of fairness, job satisfaction, and organizational commitment (i.e., 7] Wells, D. 2007).

Women In Wellness: “It’s not what you eat, it’s how you think” with Carroll Lee

Thrive Global

Of course, eating nutritious food is a key foundational tool to feeling well, but so much is in your attitude. I was working in luxury fashion, on the e-business side at Gucci Group as well as a couple of different branding agencies in SF and NYC, and was feeling unfulfilled. with an easier way to eat well and to fuel their best life. In 2007, I opened an organic, farm-to-table market that served products and meals made with only ingredients you could trust.

How to Use Emotional Intelligence to Drive Employee Engagement

Achievers

According to Workplace Research Foundation , highly engaged employees are 38% more likely to have above-average productivity. And Fortune revealed the happier your employees are, the more productive they will be – approximately 12-20% more productive. Daniel Goleman (Jan 2007). She holds a Masters, Positive Organizational Development & Change from Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University as well as several relevant certifications.

6 Digital Wellbeing Trends To Watch Out For In 2021

Thrive Global

Among all these challenges, there is a common denominator around screen time management and digital wellness. The launch of FIBIT (2007) created an unhealthy culture of tracking that has been copied and enhanced by every other app, especially Instagram.