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Try Implementing Flexible Work Options to Increase Employee Engagement

Dan Pontefract

This change is creating an opportunity for companies to shift how they think about and conduct the daily practice of work. How we know it works.

“Oh, you’re one of those. You want to work anywhere, anytime.”

Dan Pontefract

Not really,” I awkwardly responded. “I’d like to be able to move around, work from home, be in different buildings and generally work from anywhere.”

Reflecting on Potential Workplace Trends

Dan Pontefract

collaboration corporation Culture employee engagement employees engagement work styles future of work learning

Going Forward to the Past: Management Yahooliganism & No Longer Working From Home

Dan Pontefract

has mandated any Yahoo employee currently working from home (full-time or part-time) must relocate their fingers and keystrokes back to the office by June. That’s right … if a Yahoo employee was able to work from home, it’s no longer in the employee contract. My jaw dropped when I read it.

Working Styles – Where Fun Meets Work

Luis Suarez

Did it help change your perception of those colleagues from those generations you work with on a daily basis? What do you think? So start!”

After Five Years In My Role We’re Hiring My Replacement. Are You Interested?

Dan Pontefract

collaborative technologies. It’s a culture prototype for many organizations, although I am obviously biased. Odd, I know. Why change? personal

The Crisis of Meaning in the Knowledge Workforce

Luis Suarez

But what happens when each and everyone of those work styles don’t have a meaning, nor a purpose, for what they usually do?

My Next Role Is …

Dan Pontefract

Flexible Work Styles. This next opportunity gives me a chance to work with many more people who seek such change. Holy smokes.).

Loose hierarchies for knowledge management

Harold Jarche

Leadership Work Knowledge-sharing practices are highly contextual. have seen this with clients in multiple locations, across national borders.

Our New Head of Service Design: On the state of the industry, its value, and why Capital One

Adaptive Path

How do these talents impact your work? This is who I am, and that has a huge impact on my work. It doesn’t work without collaboration, and neither does design. These practices make me more nimble, and they make work and life more fun. ☀︎. +g Service Design UncategorizedHey, there’s someone we’d like you to meet. My Mom?

Redefining the Social Employee

Dan Pontefract

He gets rotated from project to project at the pharmaceutical company he works for. Remember Sally? She truly was a people person.

In Defense of Alexandra Samuel

Dan Pontefract

” Who am I to argue with that? That’s right, I’m 41 years-old and I have never carried a pen and paper to a meeting. Absolutely not.

Mastering the Art of Collaboration Through Conversation

Luis Suarez

 . Can you have too many conversations at work? ‘Work is communication and the network is the amplifier of knowledge. To quote: .

11 recommendations to create the future of government

Ross Dawson

ideas, some of the recommendations are fairly obvious and straightforward, such as using social tools to facilitate collaborative and flexible work, and making public sector information available (see my earlier post on Government 2.0 have put the 11 recommendations provided at the end of the report at the bottom of this post. initiatives ).

Walking While Working

Beth Kanter

It’s work.” Walking is the Killer Work App for Creativity. hours a day, which is more than we’re sleeping, at 7.7 Walking

The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams

Luis Suarez

They may actually be doing some good / excellent work altogether. … Maybe. Partition collaborative goals into appropriate categories.

Walking During Board Retreats: A Few Tips

Beth Kanter

Not only was the work on trying to figure out outcomes (and the measures) stimulating,  we also incorporated movement into our day long meeting.

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The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!

Luis Suarez

The boundaries between work and personal life, already very porous when working at IBM, are practically non-existent. Yes, trust)&#.

The Collaboration Cycle

Dan Pontefract

To fully embrace a collaborative life and work-style, one must first adopt the CARE Principle. Does it work for you? Continuous.

A New Style of Work

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Tom Foremski , a journalist blogger and friend who reports on the business and culture of innovation in Silicon Valley Watcher , wrote an interesting comment in my blog: “In some ways, I see your post-retirement life as being somewhat futuristic, in that it will be the way many people will be working in the future.  Next is access to people. 

Creating A Culture of Continuous Improvement Based On Data

Beth Kanter

Our organization can identify which indicators are appropriate for measuring how we work. Senior leaders model the skill that Edgar H.

Looking Back on Four Decades: My Top 40 Learning Moments

Dan Pontefract

What have I learned? I’m still working on being less abstruse. Mark Twain. Where have my partialities and prejudices changed? pun intended).

Meet Your New CEO – Your Kid

Luis Suarez

Summer time is usually  one of the busiest times of the year for me in terms of extra curricular work related activities. Starting today.

How B Corps Just Might Eliminate the Foolishness of Maximizing Shareholder Return

Dan Pontefract

It’s also a concept I’m extremely familiar with at the very place I work, TELUS , a telecommunications company. What is a B Corp?

Healthy and Productive Meetings: Free Guidestar Webinar on Feb. 12th

Beth Kanter

” I have cut out non-productive work time where I sit at my desk and can’t concentrate! I It’s work.” hours. All

Open Business – From Adoption into Adaptation

Luis Suarez

Early adopters, first, second, third waves of adopters have all gone through that transformation of how they work and everything. Whoahhh?

Four Principles for the Open World by Don Tapscott #hippie2.0

Luis Suarez

And we all know how critical trust is in today’s day and age where without it we can no longer get work done. Together. Let’s go!

IT & HR: Should They Merge?

Dan Pontefract

Enterprise 2.0 = Work 2.0 = Learning 2.0. Collaborative Work Styles. Enterprise 2.0 = Work 2.0 = Learning 2.0. related).

Why Do We Keep Insisting On Killing Productivity?

Luis Suarez

They keep telling us that we need to work more hours, increase our productivity and perhaps become more conscious of the time we spend at work.

Solutions for An Ageing Population in the Era of Open Business

Luis Suarez

And to define that business problem I won’t have to do anything else than just mention three simple words: Ageing Working Population.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Core-business versus.

Martijn Linssen

As a Law of Physics however, work with properties like that does become tedious, simple and boring, so that usually works out allright.

Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

My primary interest here are the methods and tools that allow us to work better as part of remote work teams.

Working Your Creative Muscle. Or, How I Signed Up for an Art Project and What I Learned

Adaptive Path

What I got was much more: a new understanding of my working process and insights about the role of personal projects in everyday creativity. Working Your Creative Muscle. Specific elements that worked well: It was related to (but not the same as) my everyday work. Working in parallel with others was a motivation.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

First, it takes a lot more work to write WITH others. Best to begin with tested working relationships with your partners. Good work M.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

First, it takes a lot more work to write WITH others. Best to begin with tested working relationships with your partners. Good work M.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

First, it takes a lot more work to write WITH others. Best to begin with tested working relationships with your partners. Good work M.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

First, it takes a lot more work to write WITH others. Best to begin with tested working relationships with your partners. Good work M.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

First, it takes a lot more work to write WITH others. Best to begin with tested working relationships with your partners. Good work M.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

First, it takes a lot more work to write WITH others. Best to begin with tested working relationships with your partners. Good work M.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

First, it takes a lot more work to write WITH others. Best to begin with tested working relationships with your partners. Good work M.