Five Essential Tips to Effectively Work from Home

Dan Pontefract

Being a mobile worker means I can work from the road, a TELUS office, hotels, the odd coffee shop … and yes even at home. For example: 81 per cent of respondents agreed that an organization offering a flexible work program positively differentiates one company from another.

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Building Your Headquarters To Boost Employee Engagement

Dan Pontefract

Bock continues, “All of these programs work to create efficiency, community, or innovation. Some might argue that this is a gilded cage, a trick designed to convince Googlers to work more or stick around longer. My place of work, TELUS, is another example. (AP Photo).

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Why Do We Keep Insisting On Killing Productivity?

Luis Suarez

decided to kill my own productivity? And I am not just referring to the things we can do ourselves to avoid those productivity killers, since I am sure we all know how we could get rid of each and everyone of those!, That, right there, is already 8 hours of lost productivity!

The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!

Luis Suarez

However, there is one particular article out there that became one of my all time favourite ones around this very same topic, and more than anything else, because it describes, pretty well, how work has evolved with the emergence of the Social Web in the last few years.

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

Luis Suarez

More than anything else because of a single key concept that permeates throughout the TED Talk and which I have been advocating for a long while as one of the biggest advantages of making use of social technologies, whether for work or for personal use: Openness.

The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams

Luis Suarez

As a teaser, here you have got the listing of those 7 habits, to give you a little bit of background on what to expect from the article itself: “Don’t just work hard, work smart. Use collaboration to drive product development and R&D efforts.

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. In some ways, this is the way Hollywood has been working for decades. The Web has now essentially become my primary work infrastructure.

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. Although I was working independently, I was also participating in parallel with others. We work in a rapidly changing environment and we design for the future. An actual product or output?