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The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Luis Suarez

The soft skills. Again, touching base on the soft skills. Of course, we do have silos, as well. And vice versa, of course.

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A Crash Course in Design Thinking for Network Leadership Skills

Beth Kanter

Did it lead to better problem-solving and a productive feedback loop? The questions: What do you hope to learn today? Normalize the hump.

The 'Course' in MOOC

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Given the opportunity, these learners have a burning desire to 'complete' the course. In this sense, the concept of course completion doesn't really make sense - what is it to 'complete' joining a community? Here's why the C in MOOC continues to stand for 'Course'. Today, of course, they're not necessarily lectures any more.

The Business Value of Serendipity: Improving Your Presentation Skills

Luis Suarez

Yes, of course, I am talking about learning plenty more about  killer presentation skills. That’s right! In it, you will see  J.

Three Models of Knowledge Production

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

knowledge production as growth - on this view, data is like a raw material that serves as a nutrient or growth medium. Here's what I think.

Presentation to UNCTAD's Advisory Group on "Developing skills, knowledge and capacities through innovation: E-Learning, M-Learning, cloud-Learning"

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We''ve discovered in recent offerings of online courses, people started out enthusiastically, but are unable to finish the course because they''ve run out of time. This is something that does not come from the online course, or even the online environment. Learning looks at the online course, as a course. Learning.

Soft skills are foundational competencies

Harold Jarche

The first implication is of course to throw out the idea of having a talent development unit. All these are rich areas for a new breed of talent development companies to think about and to create new products/services upon. The soft skills require time, mentoring, informal learning and other environmental supports.

Beyond the Course

Nigel Paine

What intrigued me, initially, was the title:  Beyond the Course.  But it, like many other developers, is getting out from under that yoke.

Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Luis Suarez

Top 100 Tools for Education  – for use in schools, colleges, universities, adult ed . suppose better late than never, right? etc. . That powerful.

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How divergence in labor productivity is shaping the future of work

Ross Dawson

There are many broader issues in shifts in labor productivity that I’ll come back to another time. Source : Andrew McAfee.

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Luis Suarez

Reeder : Of course, I still use RSS feeds. And SmartCloud for Social Business does that beautifully. Slack does the trick. And very much so!

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Collaborators, Cooperators and People I Learn From

Luis Suarez

Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Personal KM Productivity ToolsIt wasn’t easy. conversations, insights shared, etc.

40-Hour Work Week – The Magic of Sustainable Growth

Luis Suarez

Or, more importantly, does working more than 40 hours per week make you more effective and productive at what you do? Really? Are you sure?

Why Looking After Your Personal Brand in the Social Era Still Matters

Luis Suarez

Of course, I do. General Interest Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools Actually, that’s not accurate. Thus here they are: .

The Fallacy of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterprisePersonally, I am doing just fine.

Dare to Disagree through Critical Thinking

Luis Suarez

And what Margaret tries to encourage us all to do is to develop the skills we need to apply plenty of that critical thinking. Goodness!

Transforming the Workplace with Radical Management by Steve Denning

Luis Suarez

And, of course, the one on Radical Management :  . But again, they are enablers, not what our business goals should be. To name: . Amen!!

Good Presentations Matter to Rock an Audience

Luis Suarez

Of course, it’s Pixar, right? ) who are very well versed on the topic of public speaking and learn from the masters.

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Should Companies Block Access to Digital Tools?

Luis Suarez

Skill Building. Open Business Personal KM Productivity ToolsIn “ Should Companies Allow Facebook at Work? “ Remember?

The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams

Luis Suarez

Use collaboration to drive product development and R&D efforts. … Maybe. Partition collaborative goals into appropriate categories.

The Trials and Tribulations of a Mobile Knowledge Worker in a Social Business World

Luis Suarez

And I am certain over the course of the next couple of weeks plenty of those ideas would be making their way into several blog posts over here  .

Living “A World Without Email” … in Google Plus

Luis Suarez

It’s my daily dose of caring to improve those social capital skills with others, but with plenty of ease of use altogether. Or not.

The Awesomeness Factor: Cameron Gray on Agile and UX

Adaptive Path

When I looked at what it would take to build a new product I knew we would need to hire a significant number of new developers and create a process for product development. We are also spending a fair amount of time working on further integrating the Product and QA teams into our process. What do you want to change next?

Community Managers and the Art of Facilitating Communities Effectively

Luis Suarez

Of course, I am talking about the role of the Community Manager , or Community Facilitator , which has been my preferred term from the beginning.

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Social Task Management – When Social Business Got Down to Work – #e2conf Highlights

Luis Suarez

Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseSocial Business is Maturing. Ready?

My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week – Week #3

Luis Suarez

Yes, of course, you can do so much more than that, but, you see?, Of course! That surely was a liberating experience, I tell you. heh  .

Leading Learning and New Skills

Tony Karrer

Harold Jarche - Skills 2.0 We need to develop our competencies, skills and comfort levels with these new tools. If learning professionals have really bought into the idea and can demonstrate how they are applying it productively, then they are in a good position to lead the charge. We should!" Web 2.0 First of all, the web 2.0

Reconciling Activity and Decisions

Clark Quinn

These wrong answers, of course, should reflect where learners go wrong, reflecting reliable misconceptions. Does it make sense to you?

Once Upon a Time … the Power of Storytelling for Business

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseAnd perhaps we shouldn’t. Slides). .

Reflections on Innovation, Productivity and Job Creation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Such a dramatic shift in jobs is largely due to the massive productivity improvements in the agriculture and industrial sectors as a result of the technological advances and innovations of the Industrial Revolution. The success of open source offerings like Linux is testament to the economic potential of collaborative production.

Resource: The Social Media Toolkit for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

But, Dave Evans, the Skills Platform’s product manager and Zoe felt that something was missing – a toolkit that helps pull everything together.

70:20:10 and the Learning Curve

Clark Quinn

However, I was reminded of Fits & Posner’s model of skill acquisition, which has 3 phases of cognitive, associative, and autonomous learning.

The future is self-management

Harold Jarche

owner Gabe Newell says that “management is a skill, it’s not a career path”, and explains how management is removed from the hierarchy.

Leading Learning and New Skills

Clark Quinn

Harold Jarche - Skills 2.0 We need to develop our competencies, skills and comfort levels with these new tools. If learning professionals have really bought into the idea and can demonstrate how they are applying it productively, then they are in a good position to lead the charge. We should!” Web 2.0 First of all, the web 2.0

From workplace courses to global conversations

Nancy White

Also From Workplace Courses to Communities (PDF from the Journal) From workplace courses to global conversations Nancy White and Josien Kapma A growing number of people and organizations in various sectors are focusing on communities (of practice) and networks, as a key to improving their performance. So here it is again! Be strategic.

Supporting self-managed team learning in the organisation

Jane Hart

Social collaboration skills –  how to work and learn collaboratively and productively in a team. Social learning

the bridge from education to experience

Harold Jarche

In organizations where experts may be significantly more advanced in their skills than novices, there is a role for a knowledge journeyman.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Leadership and Management Skills in the Knowledge Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Home Archives Subscribe « "Killer Apps" and Virtual Worlds | Main | A Kind of Cambrian Explosion » August 13, 2007 Leadership and Management Skills in the Knowledge Economy I am getting ready to teach a new graduate seminar at MIT this fall - Technology-based Business Transformation. Managers are integrating specialists.

Are you supporting new fashioned learning in the workplace?

Jane Hart

Of course, there is still a need for old-fashioned learning in the workplace. How do you help workers develop a PKM skill set?

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Carving out the middle: how we must respond to the dangers of the polarization of work

Ross Dawson

At no point was there growth in middle-skilled jobs. Source : The Polarization of Job Opportunities in the U.S. Labor Market, David Autor.