Sat.Nov 09, 2019 - Fri.Nov 15, 2019

On building trust

Clark Quinn

My post last week was on trust , and it triggered a question on LinkedIn: “Do you have any tips, processes, models, suggestions, etc. for building trust within a team?” ” And while I wrote a short response there, I thought it would be worth it to expand on it. So here’re some thoughts on building trust. First, there was a further question: “You mentioned that it started with credentials. For example, did you all take turns going around and introducing yourselves?”

The World is Facing a Period of Digital Disorder

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

“Geopolitical competition and government regulations are poised to remake the digital economy,” notes the global consulting firm A.T Kearney in Competing in an Age of Digital Disorder , - a recent research report. “The global technological landscape is currently being reconstructed, subjecting the once-free and unfettered transfer of data across borders to new and greater digital walls.


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seeing the value of cooperation

Harold Jarche

Nancy Dixon tells a wonderful story about ‘Researcher’s Square’ and the hallway of learning. The whole story is well-worth your time. It describes how a diverse group of mostly independent researchers who worked in their individual offices were able to cooperate and even collaborate due to a change in the built architecture.

Create a Mindful Workplace and Increase Employee Productivity with Online Learning


Low productivity is a problem for most companies. For example, at least 70 percent of employees in the U.S. are disengaged at work. As a result, employers lose an average of $450-$550 billion annually to poor productivity. microlearning Online Learning

the workflow of learning

Harold Jarche

I was asked today about my sensemaking routine. I try not to talk too much about how I do things because I believe that a practice — like personal knowledge mastery — has to be personal, or it will not last. But perhaps I can give some details to help others find there own way. The question was asked during the current PKM Workshop and the next one starts on 13 January 2020.

power, sex, laws, and empathy

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “ Leadership is a serious meddling in the lives of others. Managers/leaders with poor self-awareness and not knowing how their behaviour affects staff do not get the best out of their teams.” ” — @shauncoffey. Was humanity simply not ready for the internet? via @monk51295.

paying for online freedom

Harold Jarche

Back in 2007 I suggested that the first step to take in online sensemaking is to free your bookmarks. Social bookmarks reside online, not in your browser, so they can be accessed from multiple devices and easily shared. My own journey went from Furl, to Magnolia, to Delicious, and most recently to Diigo. Today I decided it was time to make another move — to Pinboard. This is a paid service and adds to several others that I now pay for, such as 1Password , Fastmail , Zoom , and Tweetbot.