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LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

I do a lot of presentations where one of the topics is how to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. In most cases, I will ask for a show of hands: How many of you have a LinkedIn Account? How many of you actively use LinkedIn? can't remember how I could get things done without LinkedIn.

The Life Time Magic of Tidying Up Your Professional Life and LinkedIn Connections

Beth Kanter

To get started, here’s what you need to think about: Review your LinkedIn connections  and ask:  Do I know this person? cc @bethkanter.

LinkedIn demographics: global and diverse but most typical is an American male high-tech salesperson

Ross Dawson

Some nice data on the demographics of LinkedIn has just been compiled, shortly after it has reached 100 million users. HatTip: @martinsw

Reflections on the early days of social networking as LinkedIn reaches 100 million users

Ross Dawson

Last week LinkedIn reached a significant milestone: 100 million users. On the occasion LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman sent out an email to the first 100,000 users thanking them for being early adopters. LinkedIn seemed to me to be one of the most promising newcomers. For many people social networking is a recent phenomenon.

LinkedIn - Prospecting No - Conversation Yes

Tony Karrer

I recently did a presentation in Los Angeles on Web 2.0 went through examples similar to LinkedIn for Finding Expertise and Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers to show the basics of how LinkedIn works. also discussed being more or less open as a LinkedIn Networker: My LinkedIn Open Connection Approach.

Social Media Policy?

Clark Quinn

While your systems may vary, your results should be sources for you to find information, present yourself in your various communities, and to share your thoughts. Some are more closed on LinkedIn, I have friends and colleagues, don’t use Facebook, etc. In fact, such a policy really is part of your personal knowledge mastery.

My Top Tools 2014

Harold Jarche

SENSE. 6 (new): MorgueFile: is a great source for copyright free photos to use in presentations. Voting closes on 21 September.

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Agile Bay Area #LNDMeetup Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Basically, a backlog is kept of potential new projects. It’s better just to look at the diagram ;). design strategy

What have we learned so far?

Harold Jarche

What have we learned so far about personal knowledge mastery? Participants are asked to relate activities to their own professional development.

2015 top 10 tools for learning

Clark Quinn

Keynote: creating presentations is another way to think through things, and of course a way to share my thoughts and get feedback. LinkedIn: I share thoughts there and track a few of the groups (not as thoroughly as I wish, of course). 99.99% of the time) provides me with links that give me the answer i need. meta-learning technology

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Employee Access to Social Media in the Workplace Decreases

Dan Pontefract

Founded in 1875, Proskauer is a global law firm providing a wide variety of legal services to clients worldwide. What a refreshing change.

Old dogs, new tricks

Harold Jarche

But merely having a LinkedIn profile does not make you a networked professional. – Euan Semple. SocialBusiness SocialLearning

What I Learned From @Sree Sreenivasan Chief Digital Officer of @MetMuseum

Beth Kanter

He finished his presentation with a list of words asking us to repeat like a Baptist Hindu priest: Helpful. So sad! That shows leadership!

World Stoos Day

Jay Cross

The  Stoos Network on LinkedIn. presents, assesses, and sometimes interconnects with agile, people-oriented processes relentlessly. I’m a fan.

Non-Research Citations in the Siemens Research Study

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

meta-analysis on the effects of computer-presented feedback on learning from computer-based instruction. LinkedIn endorsements turn you into the product. LinkedIn’s Endorsements Have Become Meaningless. The non-research citations are as selective and ill-informed as the formal citations. 2004). 2011). 2013). Sloan Consortium.

Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset

Jay Cross

presentations. and gets reposted to my Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and Twitter feeds. It starts in a gallery. select for the collection.


Jay Cross

In his keynote presentation at Online Educa Berlin last week, Howard Rheingold emphasized co-learning. Peeragogy walks its talk. Others are not.

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How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Luis Suarez

So, if you want to check out some of the recent public presentations I have done at various events, that’s where you will find them. Openness.

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Babble Joins Disney

Steven Berlin Johnson

Every publication we encounter presents procreation as a cute and cuddly experience, all pink and powder blue, at best an interior decorating opportunity, at worst a housekeeping challenge. Yes, Babble was not a commercial success on the level of Facebook or LinkedIn or Zynga. Content sites don't have that kind of scalability.

How Much Time Should Your Nonprofit Invest In Different Social Media Channels?

Beth Kanter

Or, if you’d like to watch the entire presentation or download the presentation slides. Flickr Photo by Yung Tsai. By Sacha Evans. Topsy.

My Top Tools 2014

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Notably, they''re mostly not on Twitter or LinkedIn (some professional communities are on these sites but the wider impact is minimal). 6. I haven''t updated my list for Jane Hart''s overall review for some time now, but it''s worth a revisit. This post is prompted by Harold Jarche''s. Winamp. Flickr. It''s still a good deal. 7. Facebook.

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Can IBM Watson Workspace Save Our Productivity?

Luis Suarez

WoW, I am really   excited about Workspace’s present, never mind its bright future! Yes, indeed, you are reading it right, since the mid 70s !

The Science Behind Going Viral

Beth Kanter

Enjoy. Viral’s Secret Formula a guest post by Jonah Berger. Want to know why things go viral?  Let me tell you a secret.  It’s not luck. Science. 

There Is Nothing Wrong With The Term ‘Company Culture’

Dan Pontefract

” Is there no “company culture” present in Japan? I nearly choked to death this morning, while chomping away on my cereal.

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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Where’s your data?

Harold Jarche

LinkedIn: contact information copied to Hard Drive. Slideshare: copy of presentation on Hard Drive. PS: I also backup my Hard Drive.

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Business or Pleasure? - why not both: InMaps - a priceless gem

Martijn Linssen

Presentation and content hardly ever go along 2010-2020: The Great Divide Twitter, just show us the algorithm - please? Mark W. Coffin. Klout.

Training Board Members As Brand Champions on Social and Beyond

Beth Kanter

The awards presented were for the following areas: Jay Chaudhari received an award for actively following our Facebook and Instagram accounts.

Help! My Nonprofit Needs A Data Nerd

Beth Kanter

Presenting Data Effectively:  Communicating About Impact by Stephanie Evergreen. Help!  My Nonprofit Needs A Data Nerd!

Transforming the Workplace with Radical Management by Steve Denning

Luis Suarez

But in reality what we are seeing is how platforms  like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, etc. To name Authority and Money. To name: .

Transforming Nonprofit Staff Into Champions on Social

Beth Kanter

Today I presented on a “featured session” at the United Way Community Leaders Conference in Grapevine, Texas. Nonprofit Examples.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

Presentation tools.  9- PowerPoint  13- Slideshare  14- Prezi  75- Poll Everywhere  93- Keynote. OFFICE TOOLS. Document tools. Note-taking.

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Air Canada Isn’t Collaborating With Its Employees

Dan Pontefract

Related Posts: An Infographic Depicting Learning & Collaboration in… Did I Just Spam My Entire LinkedIn Network? Ya, I Cry at Work.

Too Much Information or a Skills Gap

Tony Karrer

tools that I often use in my presentations. Wesley Fryer discusses How are you dealing with TMI? Information Overload and Learning.”

MOOCs for Credit: Current State of the Art

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There were grass-roots methods that were happening – some were posting it on LinkedIn, for example. MOOC Mania’ started in 2012.

Narrate Your Work, Working Out Loud, with Google Plus

Luis Suarez

the flow for one of the most important presentations I may be delivering in my lifetime next week Friday in Zurich. Take it to the next level.

The Only Person Who Behaves Sensibly Is My Tailor

Charles Jennings

They certainly should not be presented to senior executives as evidence of effectiveness of the L&D function. It’s the sensible approach.

What could be more social than a real marketplace?

Doc Searls

When we say “social” these days, we mostly mean the sites and services of Facebook , Twitter, LinkedIn, Foursquare and other commercial entities. My other idea was based on the ever present loyalty cards for grocery stores , pharmacies, and even cupcake shops in the US. Not talking on the phone or in person. ).

Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge

Luis Suarez

Productivity Tips on Presentations: Inform, Inspire and Motivate. And here is why … . Here is the list: . Why Do I Share My Knowledge? Sadly. .

Three Analytics Tools to Gauge Your Social Audience’s Pulse

Beth Kanter

There’s a gold mine of intelligence presented in their 8-10 insightful, colorful analysis tools. Then check out Simply Measured.