August, 2010

The Three Eras of Knowledge Management - Summary

Conversation Matters

I have posted lengthy descriptions of each of the three eras of knowledge management and here I have made a brief summary of all three. I have also made substantial changes to the third era in this post.

The Conference Call or "Death by a Thousand Bleeps"

The Bamboo Project Blog

Glen Ross of the American Cancer Society recently shared this hilarious video of a typical conference call. I probably spend a good 10-15 hours a week on these things and I have to say that the video pretty much captures my experience.

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: 3 Ways to Quit Being So Rude With.

45 Things

In the good old days, you put in your time at work then went home. The boss didn't bug you after hours unless it was an emergency, and co-workers didn't bother you at home because they didn't want to think about work, either

Business’s Role in Educating our Workforce

Josh Bersin

Despite the uptick in business optimism from our mid-year TalentWatch® report, the US economy continues to be slow. This month we learned that there are 14.5 million Americans looking for work and. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

COVID-19 Return to Workplace Guide: Reopening Facilities Following a Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

Taking Charge of Your Future

Future of Work

Charlie Grantham and I were honored to be the keynote speakers at the Corenet Carolina’s Chapter major learning event in Charlotte, North Carolina, on August 18.

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QAspire Blog: Practical Insights on Quality, Management.


Excellence: Lessons From Anupam Kher. I have believed that most good things in life are either free or inexpensive. A good walk, a great hug, a few moments spent together, a long drive, a free lecture, time spent with friends and so on

When You Assume Bad Faith, You Get It

The Bamboo Project Blog

Culture View more presentations from Reed Hastings. There was an interesting article over the weekend in the Telegraph from Dan Pink on Netflix's "no policy" approach to HR policies.

Are You Boring Your Network Silly?

45 Things

I don't watch soap operas anymore, but I certainly did when I was younger. I scheduled my college classes around "The Young and the Restless." (Tom Tom Selleck was HOT.) I played hooky from work just so I could see Luke and Laura get

The 2010 HR Technology Conference

Josh Bersin

Our mission as a research and advisory services company is to help organizations “dramatically improve their business performance through their talent, learning, and HR strategies, processes, Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.


True Faith HR

It''s hard to believe that next week, I will start my 16th year of teaching. There''s been trials and tribulations and ups and downs. I come from an academic family, so, even as a youngster, I thought I would know what to expect when I entered the classroom.

Guest Post from Ask a Manager on Preparing For Job Interviews

Evil HR Lady

This is a first for Evil HR Lady. I'm letting someone else write today's post. (I I know, you are all muttering about "what posts? All she posts now are links to posts. Well, a thousand pardons. Stick around long enough and you get

10 Pointers to Build Comfort Within The Team


It pains to see teams where people work on a common goal but don't get along well with each other. We work in teams and knowing how to get along well with others is extremely crucial. So how do you get along well with others and

A Tool to Add to Your Reflective Practices Toolkit: "Oh Life"

The Bamboo Project Blog

I've written before about the importance of reflective practice in professional development --the process of reflecting on your development as a professional and recording those thoughts somehow.

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: 4 Ways to Say "No" at Work

45 Things

Often the most difficult word in the English language is "no." Many of us hate hearing it (especially when it goes with " aren't getting the promotion") but it's just as difficult for many of us to say it. In this tough economy

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There'll Be No Cake in Hell!

Working Girl

Quick update: I was recently in California and stayed with a friend who has a really soft guest bed. I returned home on the warpath and demanded that my husband Ralf remove the 20-year-old army cot we''ve been sleeping on and replace it with the Sealy mattress we bought while living in California, which I then loaded up with memory foam. He did this and promptly hurt his back, so now he has to go for physical therapy and we''re looking for a new bed. But my topic today is cake.

Everyone Everywhere

True Faith HR

I sometimes like easy categorization. For example, I can divide the world into two simple categories: 1. Never gets old 2. Grows old quickly I''m a big Michigan State fan.

Exempt vs Non-exempt: Does My Status Change if I'm Handing Out.

Evil HR Lady

Handing out name tags certainly doesn't require creative, independent or managerial skills. So, does your status change to non-exempt when you're working the desk at a convention? Exempt vs Non-exempt: Does My Status Change if I'm

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.

The 'Invisibles' in Business Performance


In world of quality and management, W. Edwards Deming is widely famous for “Deming's 14 points” and “Seven Deadly Diseases”. One of these deadly disease according to Deming is “Running a company on visible figures alone

It's About Answering Their Questions, Stupid: What Goes on the First Page ?

The Bamboo Project Blog

The other day, Stephen Downes posted the graphic above --without comment, which it didn't really need because the graphic says it all.

How to Network -- and Not Hate It

45 Things

One of the reasons I wanted to be a newspaper reporter -- and not a television reporter -- was because I didn't want to be in front of a camera. I didn't want people looking at me. I wanted to tell a story and was content with just

Reflections on Self-Selection Part I

Working Girl

Today I reviewed a whole bunch of slides depicting the employee lifecycle for inscrutable reasons of my own and two things became clear to me: 1) We do more ''to'' employees than they are able to do for themselves. 2) This needs to change. Consider your basic employee lifecycle: plan -->source --> hire --> on board --> evaluate --> compensate --> develop --> separate How involved is the employee in each of these steps?

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Strength From The Core: Why Bolted-On BI Doesn’t Work For HR


My friend and industry colleague Bill Kutik, a leading expert on human resources technologies, asked me some time ago why I had left the analyst world and joined Workday. Were the industry watchers correct, he asked, in assuming Workday hired me to help it build out the best talent-management suite in the world

Stop! 5 Reasons Not to Touch That 401k

Evil HR Lady

Thinking about taking out a 401k Loan? Just stop. Even though that 401k balance can be a temptation, stay away from it. BNET's Evil HR Lady tells you why. Stop! 5 Reasons Not to Touch That 401k

QAspire Blog: Practical Insights on Quality, Management.


Engagement, Leadership and Power of Storytelling. Last week, I had a short conversation with one of my colleagues in HR about the all important topic of employee engagement. In an impromptu conversation, we touched upon a very important

10 Reasons NOT to Ban Social Media in Your Organization

The Bamboo Project Blog

Jane Hart is spearheading an effort to collect information on why you should NOT ban social media in your organization. Below, my rebuttals to the reasons most commonly given by organizations to keep social media out. Social media is a fad. While specific tools may be more or less popular at any given time or in a particular industry, the principles of social media are here to stay.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.