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Two Very Incredible & Courageous Women

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Given her background, are you surprised to learn she is openly blogging at a site she calls, “ Heart Failure to Harvard ?” When Life Flashes Before Your Eyes Our Three Young Children Blog … Here’s Why What I Learned From My Daughter About Decision Making.

If Your Enterprise Social Network Is a Ghost Town It’s Probably Due To Your Corporate Culture

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As is far too common in many organizations, however, senior leaders might provide vocal support but demonstrating active participation and open behaviours (like writing a blog post or posting a video of themselves) just doesn’t regularly happen.

Is Your Corporate Culture The Root Cause Of Bad Meetings?

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What if the ideas and activities of the team were surfaced asynchronously through a wiki, blog or other enterprise social tool? Several moons ago, I was asked to participate in a meeting. Nothing new there. After all, a report by Atlassian suggests employees attend 62 meetings per month.

My Long Weekend Of Hope And Inspiration

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Dan's Related Posts: In Honour of Ada Lovelace Our Three Young Children Blog … Here’s Why Hierarchy for the Sake of Hierarchy is Simply Being Gutless Five Essential Tips to Effectively Work from Home An 8 Year-Old Does Social Learning. It started in Parksville, British Columbia.

Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore

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Why don’t you visit him on Twitter (@ceo_ingdirect) or his open blog at blog.ingdirect.ca. In 2012, Peter Aceto, the President and CEO of ING DIRECT – a Canadian bank with 1.78

Apparently, Organizational Culture is Crap

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Cheryl Morris, a Director of Marketing at Nanigans introduced me to something on the HBR Blog site I had never heard of before: culture decks.

In Honour of Ada Lovelace

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When Claire – our eldest of three children – asked me one day if she could have her own blog, given she saw ‘ Daddio ’ doing it on a ‘more-than-regular-basis’, the answer was rather obvious. He had started his own blog six months earlier.)

LinkedIn Skills – Useful or Useless?

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Dan''s Related Posts: My 1800+ LinkedIn Network Graphically Mapped LinkedIn is not Facebook so Please Think Twice About Your Updates Our Three Young Children Blog … Here’s Why The Anti-Social Social Dilemma Future of Work: Add Open Leadership, Enterprise 2.0, LinkedIn Skills.

An Infographic Depicting Learning & Collaboration in Action

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We’ve released the infographic on our newly minted corporate blog and it’s pasted below for you to view as well. that’s right, we have an external blog where we write about things like culture, our community efforts, etc.).

Waxing Lyrical On Leadership, Engagement, Purpose & Innovation

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Wikis, blogs, microblogging, video-sharing are all very important aspects of an organization’s culture. The fine folks at Learnnovators conducted an interview with me recently, where I spouted off on aspects of leadership, engagement, purpose and innovation. The results can be found below: 1.

Rethinking the Work of Leadership

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<originally published to Harvard Business Review blog > 132 total views, 132 views today. In 1973, Peter Drucker stated in his book Management: Tasks, Responsibilities, Practices, “Management is not culture-free, that is, part of the world of nature. It is a social function.

In 2014, I Will …

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Answer every comment on this blog. Our Three Young Children Blog … Here’s Why Interlocutors of 2012 (the goats are better for it) Drucker Forum – Video Update #2 – Day 1 Morning Keynotes. In 2014, I will … Write a better book.

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How Not to Tweet if You’re a Television Station

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650,000 Words Later

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blogging book flat army The Purpose Effect word of the year author words WritingA rough count of the number of words I have written and made publicly available since 2007 sits at ~650,000 words … between books, articles, posts and essays. CC Dan Allison.

6 Use Cases for Enterprise Micro-Blogging

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You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: As I’ve said before , micro-blogging inside an organization could be coined the ‘ liquid knowledge network ‘ There is so much to like about it. micro-blogging.

The Write MOOC Stuff

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Offered by edX and in partnership with The University of Queensland, the course authors of Write101x English Grammar and Style asked learners to write a 300-word blog post regarding the writing-thinking-learning connection.

There Is Nothing Wrong With The Term ‘Company Culture’

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Dan''s Related Posts: Rethinking the Work of Leadership In Answer To Your Questions About FLAT ARMY Apparently, Organizational Culture is Crap Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture Can Humanism Replace Capitalism?

A Review of SAP Jam

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Blogs. You can easily scan all blog posts at the company, their level of engagement, etc. ( collaboration micro-blogging mobile networking organization social networking technology Jam sap SAP Jam social

The Social C-Suite

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Ask your employees if there are any tools like blogging, micro-blogging, video sharing or photo sharing being used inside the organization. Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture. Originally published to CLO Magazine. The Social C-Suite. By Dan Pontefract.

How I Learned To Think Out Loud Through The Tragically Hip’s Live Concerts

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Those ideas could surface through blogs, meetings, discussion forums, and so on. In my writing as an author, I have learned to use my personal blog to try out ideas, concepts and general thoughts.

Learning 2.0 is Dumb: Use ‘Connected Learning’ Instead

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Modalities involve a connection of sorts too, be it connecting with a classroom or a conference (formal), with a mentor, a book, a website (informal) or with a blog, a tweet or a discussion forum (social).

5 Use Cases for a Corporate YouTube in Organizations

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Previously I’ve discussed the benefits and uses of micro-blogging , badging and virtual worlds inside an organization. It’s time to tackle video sharing. There are a few ways in which you can bring a YouTube like experience to your employees.

Future Of Work: A Flat Army Of Open Leadership via A.G. Lafley

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Look for ways to integrate capabilities such as blogging, micro-blogging, expert networks, discussion forums, video sharing or instant messaging into existing platforms and workflows. Flat Army? What the heck is a Flat Army?

Lessons Learned From a First Time Author

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Dan''s Related Posts: Flat Army on the Back of a (Digital) Napkin Announcing the Full Book Cover Jacket of Flat Army Instead of Inbox Zero, How About Outbox Zero I Wrote a 90,000 Word Book Entirely in Evernote Our Three Young Children Blog … Here’s Why.

Q&A on the Future of Social, Mobile and eLearning

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Imagine a Senior Vice-President who begins a weekly internal blog, discussing important ‘executive’ topics with her team or the organization, while using it as a platform to solicit feedback and ideas on said topics.

Redefining the Social Employee

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Fu-Xing, as a social employee, now has to incorporate into his project leader role other attributes such as discussion forums, online polls, Web conferencing, micro-blogging, team wikis and even blogging to help facilitate the goals of the team.

Collaboration Workflow 101

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Vancouver is Home to Several ‘Social’ Rock Stars

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Find her latest musings at her popular Digital Life blog. Although Boston, Austin and Silicon Valley are home to both companies and personalities considered to be heavyweights in the Collaboration, Enterprise 2.0,

ABC – The 21st Century Learning Model

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Patrick Regional Secondary School in Vancouver, British Columbia put his school’s 21 st Century Learning vision online on his personal blog. For those that know me, I started out my career many moons ago as a K-12 educator. For some of you, I’m sure you’re thinking, “what a lunatic”.

In Defense of Alexandra Samuel

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I also wrote a 90,000 word book entirely in Evernote … and blogged about it too. Alex is right, and she had the guts to blog about it — at HBR no less — knowing full well what a “shitstorm” it would cause.

Flexible Working Works

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Collaborative tools like virtual worlds, instant messaging, webcams, telepresence, micro-blogging, blogging, video/photo sharing in addition to good ole email helps reinforce connections to continue and productivity to swell.

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

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How Micro-Blogging Came To Be. This was the beginning of a new term; micro-blogging. PC Magazine defines micro-blogging as follows: A blog that contains brief entries about the activities of an individual or company.

Favourite Posts and Articles of 2013 That I Read

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” Which is to say I was struck by many pieces of thought leadership in 2013, but the ones outlined below in particular are the toys I played with more than once and that brought a smile to my face whether as a formal published article or as a blog post.

I’m Not Scared of Email; I Developed a System called DADDIO

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Where I work, we also use micro-blogging and IM (instant messaging) applications. communication email micro-blogging social networking technology daddio Email messagingOne of my favourite people on the planet is Luis Suarez.

My Network is my Net Worth – Part II

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I won’t reveal the source, but the following landed in my inbox today: Hey Dan – I sat in on one of your sessions at the Training Magazine Conference and Expo back in 2011 and recently saw on your blog that you had a book coming out.

Autotelic: The Word of 2013

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If you missed it, I thanked a number of interlocutors in my life who have consistently demonstrated this attribute through the blog postings of the goats, Claire , Cole and Cate.

Collaboration Workflow 101

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Case Study: Tim Hockey, a Collaborative & Transparent CEO

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In their internal communication blog, they openly write about “wow moments&# and “moments of truth&#. He even called the blog post, “What Was I Thinking?&#. I don’t own their shares. I have never worked for the company.

Social Media is not Social Learning

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<Social Learning graphic courtesy of Dennis Callahan > Originally posted to CLO Blog. You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: There, I said it. Social media is not social learning. Let’s start our analysis with a few definitions first.

Hierarchy for the Sake of Hierarchy is Simply Being Gutless

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After a lovely morning replete with gifts for mom, flowers, brunch, cards and of course three blog posts from each of the goats paying homage to their mother (Claire’s post , Cole’s post and Cate’s post ) we decided to venture out.

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