Tech Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace: Tips for Avoiding Collaborative Overload

Beth Kanter

The session is designed to answer three questions: Why does collaborative technology overload lead to loss of nonprofit workplace productivity and what are the best practices to avoid it? What is Collaborative Overload? There are ways of working that can reduce collaborative overload.

Tips 108

Is the Blockchain Now Reaching a Tipping Point?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But their inclusion in the Top Ten List indicates that each has now reached a market acceptance tipping point where its impact can be meaningfully felt. What does it mean for an infrastructure technology like the blockchain to have reached such a tipping point?

Tips 207

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Enterprise Social Networking Tips by Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez

One of my favourites was a recent Google Plus Hangout On Air I did with my fellow IBM colleague, and good friend, Daryl Pereira , where we spent about 18 minutes talking around the topic of “ Enterprise Social Networking Tips ” covering the following items: .

Why Don’t We Tip Flight Attendants?

Dan Pontefract

Why don’t we tip flight attendants? In roughly half the latté and tea shops I visit on this planet, there is either a tip jar or a tip line built into the credit card slip. And of course when was the last time you took a taxi in North America without tipping the driver?

Tips 200

Five Essential Tips to Effectively Work from Home

Dan Pontefract

I believe society is only at the beginning of such a workplace evolution, and thus I’d like to share five key tips for being as effective as possible when working from home. Ideally, your organization has some form of instant messaging and/or collaboration technology.

Tips 239

Remote Teams Tips & Tricks

Adaptive Path

Please add to this post if you have good tips and tricks to share with the rest of us! Tags: Adaptive Path Collaboration Communication Management Product Management Project Management Tips & Tricks project remote teams tips tools I just finished working on a project where half of my team was in our Austin office and half was here in San Francisco, which meant 2 different time zones. In addition, our client was in yet another city.

Tips 100

Guest post: A Tipping Point in Learning

Jane Hart

He assists them in their transformation to collaborative networked wierarchies. But a few days ago, Jane Hart asked me to take a look at her new initiative, the Share&Learn collaboration platform, which she launched earlier this week. When I saw the practical application of her thinking I recognised that Share&Learn may well in future be recognised as a tipping point in our understanding of learning, and heralds a new era in the way learning is viewed and supported.

Tips 172

Collaboration and community skills are the new workplace skills

Jane Hart

OK, these skills are not actually “new” – they’ve always been present – but perhaps they have not always been as visible as they should have been, as Oscar Berg explains in The collaboration pyramid (or iceberg).

Skills 269

Staying Healthy – 11 Ergonomic Tips for Avoiding RSI

Luis Suarez

So, to get started let’s go ahead and list those 11 tips that he collected from Wimsey: Take frequent breaks: Indeed! As you may have seen above, lots of great tips shared across by both Wimsey and Charles.

Tips 188

Teamwork Needs Healthy Friction to Collaborate and Get Work Done More Effectively

Luis Suarez

Who would have thought cooking together would provide just the perfect level of healthy friction you would need to help your team(s) members collaborate more openly and effectively to get even more work done? Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

In other words - How do we collaborate together in remote work teams to be as effective or even more effective than a team that works down the hall? Let me admit that I'm likely in over my head when talking about methods and tools for collaboration.

The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams

Luis Suarez

Plenty of people say that collaboration is not an easy task, whether face to face or whether remote, but certainly it looks like collaborating effectively online still presents a good bunch of challenges and issues, and Aliza’s article surely highlights some of the most relevant ones.

Productivity Tips on Presentations: Inform, Inspire and Motivate

Luis Suarez

In order to make that transition relatively easy, allow me to share a couple of tips, and helpful resources, though, realising there are probably many many more out there already!,

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

Luis Suarez

Collaboration Enterprise2.0

How to Replace Top-down Training with Collaborative Learning (2)

Jay Cross

A wise Collaborative organization focuses its efforts where they’ll have the most impact. Collaborative organizations outpace hierarchies when the future is unpredictable and change is rampant. Here are some tips from Jane on this subject. Second post in a series.

Flipboard and Paper.li: Social news curation hits the tipping point

Ross Dawson

I have been writing about “collaborative filtering” since 2002 , and in 2006 in the context of blogging wrote that : Blogs are collectively a mechanism for us to discover what we as a society (or subset of it) find interesting and useful. Flipboard and Paper.li

Tips 232

Information overload and Beth’s tips | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Take a quick hop over to her tips. And don’t be overwhelmed by the number of the tips. Photo credit: verbeeldingskr8 Share and Enjoy: 2 responses so far 2 Responses to “Information overload and Beth’s tips&# # steve on 13 Aug 2009 at 7:30 am I must be very relaxed.

Tips 130

5 Tips for Nonprofits To Host Effective Walking Meetings

Beth Kanter

” The conversation that ensued was great, so I thought I’d share a few practical tips. But walking with colleagues can boost relationship building and collaboration. What are your tips? @kanter A walking meeting in progress.

Air Canada Isn’t Collaborating With Its Employees

Dan Pontefract

Dear Air Canada , how about you start collaborating as a unified team and avoid culture crushing and employee disengagement acts (not to mention public relations nightmares) like the one depicted above? Here’s to the Crazy Ones Why Don’t We Tip Flight Attendants?

Tips for Activating a Culture of Wellbeing in the Nonprofit Workplace

Beth Kanter

If we lack the skills to avoid collaborative overload, manage difficult conversations, learn from failure, the resulting physical, emotional, and mental strain gets in the way of a nonprofit organization’s success.

Tips 96

Six Power Tips for Great Meetings in Today’s Virtual World

Beth Kanter

This past year, I collaborated with Andrea Kihlstedt on a couple of Guidestar hosted Webinars on the topic of Healthy and Productive Meetings. Six Power Tips for Great Meetings in Today’s Virtual World by Beth Kanter and Andrea Kihlstedt. Tip 1. Tip 2. Tip 3.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

wrote an interesting blog post about people who write about collaboration – by themselves. Anecdote: What do you notice about these recent books on collaboration? This triggered some reflections in the comments about the process of writing collaboratively.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

wrote an interesting blog post about people who write about collaboration – by themselves. Anecdote: What do you notice about these recent books on collaboration? This triggered some reflections in the comments about the process of writing collaboratively.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

wrote an interesting blog post about people who write about collaboration – by themselves. Anecdote: What do you notice about these recent books on collaboration? This triggered some reflections in the comments about the process of writing collaboratively.

One Simple Tip To Increase Your Productivity at Your Nonprofit Job

Beth Kanter

Here’s one simple tip: Schedule power hours with yourself. . What are your tips? Sarah Cooper – 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

wrote an interesting blog post about people who write about collaboration – by themselves. Anecdote: What do you notice about these recent books on collaboration? This triggered some reflections in the comments about the process of writing collaboratively.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

wrote an interesting blog post about people who write about collaboration – by themselves. Anecdote: What do you notice about these recent books on collaboration? This triggered some reflections in the comments about the process of writing collaboratively.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

wrote an interesting blog post about people who write about collaboration – by themselves. Anecdote: What do you notice about these recent books on collaboration? This triggered some reflections in the comments about the process of writing collaboratively.

Executive Assistants Are The Real Heroes

Dan Pontefract

Five Essential Tips to Effectively Work from Home. Career collaboration corporation executive assistants

Tips 204

Tips: How To Be An Effective Asshole - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

April 2007: Tips for dealing with workplace jerks. Eight Tips for Better Brainstorming. Hansen: Collaboration: How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Create Unity, and Reap Big Results. Why a CEO Needs a Candid Advisor from OUTSIDE the Organization » Tips: How To Be An Effective Asshole. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Tips: How To Be An Effective Asshole : Comments. ARSE Tools and Tips. Tips for Surviving an Asshole Infested Workplace.

Tips 79

Tips for Working Smarter, Not Harder

TOPYX LMS

The professionals at Best Masters Degrees put together an amazing infographic that is jam packed with tips for working smarter rather than harder. A learning management system like TOPYX helps people work smarter by increasing collaboration and access to valuable, work ­related information.

Tips 76

Engagement and motivation in collaborative action | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Both in CoPs and in other collaborative settings. When we are trying to design, support, create conditions for collaboration, how do we best suss out motivation to increase the chance of actual engagement? tags: cop collaboration nancy_white) [.]

Tips for Chat/Talk Show hosts | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Finally, inspired by Michael’s post, I thought I’d share the tips I had for hosting one of these little gigs.

Tips 133

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

wrote an interesting blog post about people who write about collaboration – by themselves. Anecdote: What do you notice about these recent books on collaboration? This triggered some reflections in the comments about the process of writing collaboratively.

Caffeine: It Undermines Performance on Collaborative Tasks for.

Bob Sutton

April 2007: Tips for dealing with workplace jerks. Eight Tips for Better Brainstorming. Hansen: Collaboration: How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Create Unity, and Reap Big Results. Taking The Path of Most Resistance: The Virtues » Caffeine: It Undermines Performance on Collaborative Tasks for Men, Enhances It For Women. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Caffeine: It Undermines Performance on Collaborative Tasks for Men, Enhances It For Women : Comments.

Collaboration - Knowledge Management - Expert - Hot List

Tony Karrer

4 Simple Tips for Recording High-Quality Audio , June 2, 2009 Does Google Wave Mean the End of the LMS? eLearning Learning Hot List - May 29, 2009 to June 5, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Adobe eLearning Suite: is it worth it?

Boost Your Voice with LightBox Collaborative’s 2012 Editorial Calendar

Beth Kanter

Each month has its own tab containing LightBox Collaborative’s ideas on 2012’s opportunities for your organization to share ideas and information and generate conversation. We look forward to hearing your tips on how you customized your 2012 Editorial Calendar. Flickr Photo by Yandel.

Coloring Outside the Wireframe: 3 Tips to Integrating Visual Design in the UX Field

Adaptive Path

Tip #1: Involve visual designers in research. Tip #2: Be fast and loose with deliverables. Tip #3: Be patient and open to ambiguity. There is no doubt that this approach opens up the process to more ambiguity and possible personality conflicts but that’s what happens when you remove silos and allow for collaboration. When I interviewed at Adaptive Path a few months ago I was asked a barrage of tough questions.

Tips 130

Building a collaborative workplace (or community. or network)

Nancy White

It is out today on the Anecdote site –> Anecdote – Whitepapers – Building a collaborative workplace. From the introduction: Today we all need to be collaboration superstars. The trouble is, collaboration is a skill and set of practices we are rarely taught.

Engagement and motivation in collaborative action | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Both in CoPs and in other collaborative settings. When we are trying to design, support, create conditions for collaboration, how do we best suss out motivation to increase the chance of actual engagement? tags: cop collaboration nancy_white) [.]

Engagement and motivation in collaborative action | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Both in CoPs and in other collaborative settings. When we are trying to design, support, create conditions for collaboration, how do we best suss out motivation to increase the chance of actual engagement? tags: cop collaboration nancy_white) [.]

The UX-Driven Startup

Adaptive Path

Tags: Adaptive Path Collaboration Experience Design Experience Strategy Methods Tips & Tricks

New Models for Creation and Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Jul 18 2008 New Models for Creation and Collaboration Published by Nancy White at 10:26 am under collaboration I’m a Joss Whedon fan.