How Playing Games at Work Can Help Boost Your Productivity

Luis Suarez

I am not sure whether folks may have noticed it, or not, but it surely looks like every couple of years, or so, we keep having an influx of articles , blog posts , mainstream media items , etc. But what happens *if* playing games actually makes you *more* productive?

Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Personal Productivity Tips for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

The first Nonprofit Blog Carnival of 2015 is on the theme is personal productivity. But maintaining productivity, especially online, can be challenging. What is personal productivity? Personal Productivity Mindsets. Personal Productivity in Practice.

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Continuous learning : it’s a mindset not a technology or product

Jane Hart

In the workplace, this is particularly important, as I showed in an earlier blog post, where Jacob Morgan talks of the future employee moving from “knowledge worker” (knowing stuff) to “learning worker” (learning new stuff). In this fast-moving world, we constantly need to learn new stuff.

9 Ways To Increase Your Productivity While Working From Home

Luis Suarez

It’s like a bit of fresh air coming along in small time lapses that would allow you to transition from one task to another rather easily, without losing much of the control of your own productivity. IBM Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

Healthy and Productive Nonprofit Meetings: What Does the Research Say?

Beth Kanter

In preparation, I’ve been studying the research and best practices for productive meetings. ” Many of these practices are used at companies that pride themselves in having productive meetings. What Research Says About Productive Meetings and Conference Calls.

Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool

Luis Suarez

Interestingly enough, plenty of people have been questioning whether, now that we have got Google Plus as well, it makes sense to dump your own blog in favour of your social activities in the various social networking sites. This blog.

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Can a tomato make you more productive?

Dan Pink

Some Pink Blog readers, no doubt, have heard of it. Personal Productivity Self-management ToolsMy quest to get more and better work done is endless — but not nearly as endless as my willingness to blab about that quest with anyone who’ll listen.

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Why Do We Keep Insisting On Killing Productivity?

Luis Suarez

As you may have noticed already, the last post that I put together over here in this blog was a bit over three weeks ago, so, once again, it looks like that quiet period is now over and it’s a good time again to resume my regular blogging activities.

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

Beth Kanter

I have learned a lot – and the results have helped me be way more productive (and drop a lot of pounds toos!). I’ll be doing a Guidestar Webinar on health and productive meetings on Feb. Flickr Photo by Lynn Friedman.

Productivity Tips for the Mobile (Social) Knowledge Web Worker – TweetBot, Pocket, Evernote

Luis Suarez

And since lately I keep traveling quite a bit and spend more time on the road than at my home office, I thought it would be a good time exploring how I can improve my overall knowledge Web worker experience using various social networking / productivity tools while on the road.

The Soothing Effect of Blogging

Luis Suarez

It’s hard to believe, even for myself, how the last time I wrote a blog post over here was a bit over two months ago. However, it doesn’t even feel totally awkward, as it used to be in the past, whenever I embarked on a longish blogging hiatus of sorts.

A cool new (free!) productivity tool | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Subscribe To Blog Via RSS. Personal Productivity (14). productivity tool At the heart of most organizations is a disconnect. It’s not a magic elixir for anybody’s productivity woes. Browse Similar Posts: Motivation , Personal Productivity , Tools. Dan Pink. Contact.

Great Products Don’t Need Customer Service – “La Bicha”

Luis Suarez

Indeed, while I was there in León for a few days I was capable of confirming that statement several times and I thought I would put together this blog entry over here today to relate what it was like. as I keep writing this blog post.

Become a More Productive, Empathetic, Creative Person With the Help of AI-Based Tools

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Despite dramatic advances in technology, most of the world’s economies have been stuck in a long period of slow growth and slow productivity. We’ve long been leveraging technology to help increase productivity.

Can a 5-minute exercise double your productivity? | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Subscribe To Blog Via RSS. Personal Productivity (14). Can a 5-minute exercise double your productivity? How do you stay as productive as you want to be? Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan. Speaking Engagements. Video. Articles. Office Hours. Drive.

Should CEOs Blog?

Luis Suarez

Earlier on this month, my good friend, Euan Semple wrote a short blog post on the topic of how tough it is to put together that initial first blog entry, if you are new to blogging, and even more so if you are an executive.

The Power of Words – Back to Blogging!

Luis Suarez

Do you remember when I reflected back on the day about those dormant periods with my blogging over here? When I was basically mentioning how with all of the business travelling I was finding less and less time to blog, while on the road?

Nonprofit Blog Carnival Call for Submissions: What’s Your Best Online Personal Productivity Tip?

Beth Kanter

I’m honored to be hosting the January, 2015 Nonprofit Blog Carnival and theme is personal productivity online. But maintaining productivity, especially online, can be challenging. What is online personal productivity? What Is a “Blog Carnival?”.

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Why Blogging Still Matters

Luis Suarez

It’s been a little while since the last time that I had a chance to write another post over here in this blog, so I guess it’s now time for another experiment then. No, I know what you may be thinking, but I am not going to stop blogging nor give up on writing for that matter.

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Is Blogging Dead?

Luis Suarez

His article surely is a must-read, not only because it covers a good number of the entries which have been trying to kill blogging from as early as 2007, but also because of his conclusion, which is one of my favourites as well for a good number of subjects nowadays: it depends.

How True Advertising Can Save Journalism From Drowning in a Sea of Content

Doc Searls

Walt concludes, It’s no easy task to either make money online as a publisher or to advertise your product in a world where attention is so fleeting and divided. You might also visit the Adblock War Series at my blog.

Corporate blogging: value versus risks

Ross Dawson

Knowledge@Australian School of Business recently published an interesting article on corporate blogging , which drew on an interview with me. One of the greatest dangers is not getting involved in blogging at all, claims Ross Dawson – futurist, blogger and chairman of Advanced Human Technologies, a company that consults on “the network economy&#. It’s certainly not that every company needs to be blogging, far from it.

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up

Luis Suarez

So this blog post is not intended, at all, as an opportunity for me to convince you all about how you should use Twitter from here onwards. That’s why I added in my Twitter bio a link to the blog post explaining the experiment in detail.

Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?

Luis Suarez

While I was putting together yesterday’s blog post I kept thinking about something that’s been on my mind for a while and which I think is also going to help redefine, or reassure, depends on how you look into it, the next stage of my blogging mojo over here.

Life Without eMail – 5th Year Progress Report – The Community, The Movement

Luis Suarez

And that’s why I thought it would be a good time to put together this blog entry where I could reflect on what has happened since the last update I published over here, where we are moving forward and what surprises do I have reserved for you folks, because I do have a couple of them….

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January Nonprofit Blog Carnival: What Are You Doing To Be Happier, Healthier in 2016?

Beth Kanter

Jacobwith of the Fire Starters Blog offers up some terrific ways to avoid burnout that are free or low cost. Productivity. Leonard, GPC who writes the Grant Writer’s Blog writes about the importance of taking a real break from work and making it an unplugged vacation.

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Luis Suarez

In one of my earlier blog posts from last week, I got asked the following question: “ So, what we all want to know is what have you been doing and what/where can we find you in the future? ” That’s the reason why I came back to blogging after this year’s long hiatus.

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The Future of Work Is Learning

Luis Suarez

McCann , founder of , just did that beautifully for me over a couple of minutes in a short interview under the suggestive title of “ The Future of Work Is Now “, which he himself blogged about over here.

How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings

Luis Suarez

I am not too sure whether meetings lower our IQ or whether they make us all more stupid, as my good friend Stowe Boyd reflected on a recent blog post , but I can certainly confirm they do take a toll on your own productivity.

The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!

Luis Suarez

There are plenty of blog posts out there that have covered very well the topic of “ The Future of the Workplace &# and the impact of social computing in helping shape up the business world to become a whole lot more open, engaged, transparent and nimble.

My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week – Week #13

Luis Suarez

But since I am embarked already with this post into the existing series of My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week blog entries for personal mobile productivity, I guess I will just stick to it and share along the next round of iOS Apps I would recommend that may well be worth while giving them a good try.

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Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Luis Suarez

So I thought for today’s blog post I’d put together my own list and share it further along. They are my main source that keeps feeding my brain on a daily basis and that, thanks to them, plenty of the blog posts you see over here, in this blog, are direct reflections of those key learnings.

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The Race, the Cloud, the Blog

Andy McAfee

I’ve not been blogging here as heavily lately. Erik Brynjolfsson and I just published our ebook Race Against the Machine : How the Digital Revolution is Accelerating Innovation, Driving Productivity, and Irreversibly Transforming Employment and the Economy.

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Bravais 3.0: Taking Learning Beyond the LMS to Analytics & Personalization


Post Type: Blog post. Products What should come as news to, well, no one, is that in the age of search, social, mobile, and now, wearable technologies, learner expectations have changed dramatically.

How Narrating Your Work Helps You Become More Effective by Saving Precious Time

Luis Suarez

The mind-blowing thing is that we all know how pernicious and damaging it can well be to one’s productivity spending too much time just handling your email, recent research quoting how we spend up to one quarter of our day just doing that, making a fine total of 650 hours per year on it.

How Meaningful, Smarter, Freelance Work Is Redesigning the Social Enterprise

Luis Suarez

Of course, I am talking about the one and only: John Tropea , whose blog posts , tweets , plussings and tumblrs are always highly recommended reads and a must-subscribe, too!, IBM Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise

Collaborators, Cooperators and People I Learn From

Luis Suarez

Well, initially, there is the reason of proximity , just like when I blogged back in the day how I work through Google Plus’ Circles with One50, Two50 and TheRest. Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools

40-Hour Work Week – The Magic of Sustainable Growth

Luis Suarez

An article that dares to question how the business world has been functioning and operating over the course of decades by claiming, loud and clear, how companies keep ignoring 150 years of invaluable and precious research on how we become most effective and productive while at work.

Pastiche 2.6 from Xyleme now available


Post Type: Blog post. Products Pastiche 2.6 is an offline player for iPad and Android tablets that tracks and reports scores from interactive courses to the LMS. This new feature of Pastiche allows your nomad and field learners to download and take courses on their tablets and complete them on their time, regardless of connectivity. For example, a course can be taken while on a business trip and mid-flight.

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Luis Suarez

To get us started I thought it would be a good entry point to refer folks to the last article I published on this topic over here in this blog, where I covered the latest progress report up to Year 3, Week #51. We are now approaching the end of this rather long blog entry.