QAspire Blog 2009 – Essential Posts Redux

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Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer QAspire Blog 2009 – Essential Posts Redux When the year ends, we tend to retrospect. February 2009: Experiences and Learning on Respecting people This essential post touched upon the issue of respecting people at workplace. March 2009: Personal Leadership - It shines in difficult times We are all leaders - but our education, upbringing and organization structures suppresses our leadership traits.

Dilbert on Why Working at Home is More Productive

Future of Work

Tags: Collaborative Technologies Distributed Work General Commentary New Technologies People and Organizations Places and Spaces Trends and Predictions Uncategorized future of work Dilbert flexible work productivity remote work Scott Adams telecommuting web commuting work at home

Work Design Collaborative and Realcomm Team Up for Realcomm Summit 2009

Future of Work

Prescott, Arizona – April 21, 2009 – Work Design Collaborative, LLC, is pleased to announce that we are partnering with Realcomm Conference Group, LLC , a global leader in providing education, information and networking opportunities for the commercial real estate industry, to present a work design summit at Realcomm 2009. The Future of Work | Mobile Workforce Summit” will be held Monday, June 22, 2009, from 1:00 to 5:00pm at the Chicago Hyatt Regency. “We

Establish Productivity Standards

Reviewsnap

Because productivity has such a profound impact on profits, there must be some way of measuring performance. Setting productivity standards for a particular job is important. Setting unrealistically high or low standards can be detrimental to productivity and/or morale.

An "Admirable Use" Policy

The Bamboo Project Blog

Do use our network to download resources that you can re-use and remix or that will improve your productivity and ability to collaborate with others.

The Five Forces of Enterprise 2.0 Adoption

Transparent Office

Impact - The tools make teams and individuals more productive. What makes individuals and organizations embrace Enterprise 2.0? There's a friendly but sharp ideological debate playing itself out on Twitter, the blogosphere, and in conference breakout sessions. I think it's confused.

The Incentive Question or Why People Share Knowledge

Conversation Matters

One type was sharing products, for example, computer programs, or reports they had written. I get asked the incentive question a lot. How do we incentivise people to share their knowledge?

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Where Knowledge Management Has Been and Where It Is Going- Part Three

Conversation Matters

InnoCentive claims to make available “160,000 of the brightest minds to help you build a better product.” A design that alternates between small group and large group conversations is the most productive for integrating the organization’s knowledge.

Taleo 10: Taleo Becomes an End-to-End Talent Management Software Company

Josh Bersin

Today Taleo announced Taleo 10, the company’s new product family name for Taleo Enterprise Recruiting, Taleo Performance, Taleo Compensation, and Taleo Development. Yes, today Taleo formally. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Reducing Mental Clutter: Some Solutions

The Bamboo Project Blog

Also difficult to do, but when I can I'm much more productive. Work this as a process, rather than focusing on "Am I more productive today?" Tags: productivity professional development

Bamboo Project Readers' Guide to Blogging for Personal Branding

The Bamboo Project Blog

As Catherine Lombardozzi pointed out, " Blogging for personal branding may be more productive as an ongoing strategy than a job-hunting one when you're in a crunch. Networking 2.0: Blogging Your Way Out of a Job. and Into a Career View more presentations from Sacha Chua.

The Social Software Value Matrix

Transparent Office

You want your Product people to have conversations directly with the people who use their products. Mom always told me, "It's what's inside that counts." Companies are finally paying attention to how social media affects their business outside the company walls.

A-Space (Facebook-like) Is Making a Difference Across the U.S. Intelligence Community

Conversation Matters

This report provides an overview of an exploratory scientific, qualitative study conducted by the Defense Intelligence Agency’s (DIA) Knowledge Laboratory in April- June of 2009. The most productive network relationships for gaining unique or novel ideas are not the close relationships among an analyst’s teammates (what sociologists call strong ties) because team/division members tend to have redundant knowledge.

Reducing Mental Clutter: Identifying the Problems

The Bamboo Project Blog

Over the past several months, I've taken multi-tasking to new and dangerous levels and had noticed a precipitous drop in productivity that seemed like it was spiraling out of control. Tags: productivity professional development

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How Long is email Going to Continue Destroying Our Productivity?

Future of Work

It’s a very impressive new product, and I’m really looking forward to getting my hands on it, as are many of my friends and professional colleagues. Six years I published a short thought piece called “ Is email the Killer App - or the App to Kill? ). I suggested there that: for all its ease of use and low cost, email is clearly a good news/bad news phenomenon.

The Bamboo Project Blog: Daily Routines

The Bamboo Project Blog

The Bamboo Project Blog « "An Ideal Conference Helps to Define a Community" | Main | Obamacon Me » Daily Routines After my little productivity crisis of the past few months, I've been working on jiggering with my daily routine. And it's not about productivity.

The Bamboo Project Blog: 10 Questions for Your Reflective Practice

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Posted by: mariana | July 27, 2009 at 09:39 PM Hi Michele Thought this was an excellent post.I Posted by: Lyn Azzopardi | August 16, 2009 at 05:57 PM Hi Michele, Thanks for the mention!

The Bamboo Project Blog: "How to Open a Banana Like a Monkey": The Anatomy of a Good Training Video

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Posted by: mark britz | July 15, 2009 at 01:50 PM What a paradigm shift. Posted by: Paul C | July 15, 2009 at 03:00 PM So I tried eating the banana the way it was presented in the video. The Bamboo Project Blog « Ok.

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A Week Without Google

The Bamboo Project Blog

Would the productivity of information workers (who supposedly spend a couple hours per day doing online searches) be seriously affected? My daughter is taking a New Media Research studio class at NYU where (somewhat to my dismay), she's learning about using RSS and Delicious.

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New Book on Cost-Efficient, Sustainable Facility Practices to Debut at World Workplace

Future of Work

We are very pleased to share the following special announcement from the IFMA Foundation (Charlie and I authored one chapter of the book and did much of the production and quality-control editing): **. 11, 2009) — The IFMA Foundation is pleased to announce a new publication detailing how facility professionals can immediately cut operating costs, institute sustainable building practices and gain a voice in the strategic facility decisions made within their organizations.

The Bamboo Project Blog: Obamacon Me

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January 16, 2009 | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Obamacon Me : Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Is Your Career in Jeopardy Because of Your Weight?

45 Things

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, November 23, 2009 Is Your Career in Jeopardy Because of Your Weight? November 23, 2009 11:52 AM Paula Caligiuri said.

The Bamboo Project Blog: Are Knowledge Workers the New "Blue Collar" Workers?

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July 08, 2009 | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Are Knowledge Workers the New "Blue Collar" Workers? Posted by: Betsy | July 08, 2009 at 12:37 PM Substitute Crawford for Gardner and you're off to a better start.

The Bamboo Project Blog: Your Guide to Job Search and Personal Branding on Twitter

The Bamboo Project Blog

Posted by: Paul C | May 16, 2009 at 05:45 PM While I'm not currently looking for a job, I think it behooves everyone to follow the latest tricks of the trade and be prepared. Posted by: Lizzie | May 17, 2009 at 05:49 AM You've compiled a comprehensive and really helpful post, Michele.

The Bamboo Project Blog: Do You Know How to Ask the Right Questions?

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June 05, 2009 in knowledge management , knowledge sharing , learning , professional development | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Do You Know How to Ask the Right Questions?

The Bamboo Project Blog: Information Literacy and Habits of Mind

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Flickr photo via vaxZine July 07, 2009 in learning | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Information Literacy and Habits of Mind : Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

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The Bamboo Project Blog: Dealing with Negative Comments on Your Blog

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Catchya later from Middle-earth Posted by: Ken Allan | April 02, 2009 at 12:57 PM Ken, what's interesting is that you were one of those commenters at the beginning to whom I had a stronger negative reaction. Posted by: Michele Martin | April 02, 2009 at 01:43 PM Ha ha he he he!

Daily Routines

The Bamboo Project Blog

After my little productivity crisis of the past few months, I've been working on jiggering with my daily routine. And it's not about productivity. Tags: creativity productivity

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The Bamboo Project Blog: Do Employees Need Social Media Guidelines?

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January 28, 2009 in participatory culture | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Do Employees Need Social Media Guidelines? Posted by: Nancy Devine | January 28, 2009 at 08:09 AM Guidelines: 1.

The Big Question: How Do You Spend Your Time?

The Bamboo Project Blog

Tags: productivity

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The Bamboo Project Blog: Is the Best Predictor of Future Failure Your Past Success?

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February 23, 2009 in learning , professional development , reflective practice , Strategic THinking | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Is the Best Predictor of Future Failure Your Past Success?

An "Admirable Use" Policy

The Bamboo Project Blog

Do use our network to download resources that you can re-use and remix or that will improve your productivity and ability to collaborate with others.

An "Admirable Use" Policy

The Bamboo Project Blog

Do use our network to download resources that you can re-use and remix or that will improve your productivity and ability to collaborate with others.

The Bamboo Project Blog: Reducing Mental Clutter: Some Solutions

The Bamboo Project Blog

Also difficult to do, but when I can I'm much more productive. Work this as a process, rather than focusing on "Am I more productive today?" Posted by: Michele Martin | January 07, 2009 at 02:02 PM If I am given the choice, I would like to go back to pen and paper!

The Bamboo Project Blog: Deconstructing "How to Nail an Interview"

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