Did I Just Spam My Entire LinkedIn Network?
APRIL 2, 2013
On the afternoon of Sunday, March 24, 2013 I sent a generic email to my entire LinkedIn network. And then on March 24th I sent a direct email to anyone in my LinkedIn network. I asked my entire LinkedIn network for help.
Need Answers: LinkedIn Has Them
MAY 14, 2012
So, when Geri offered up this second post about nonprofits and LinkedIn, I couldn’t resist. Need Answers: LinkedIn Has Them – guest post by Geri Stengel. Or, as posed on the Chronicle of Philanthropy LinkedIn Group: Can philanthropy ever be evil? Tips linkedin
How Your Nonprofit Can Make the Most of Its LinkedIn Profile
OCTOBER 11, 2013
Note from Beth: We are seeing more and more nonprofits use LinkedIn for organizational goals – from its powerful board recruitment tool to setting up company pages (see Ten Must Follow Nonprofits on LinkedIn ). Has your nonprofit set up a company page on LinkedIn?
Visual Depiction of a Connected and Engaged Organization
OCTOBER 24, 2013
Dan''s Related Posts: For every fall there is a spring in our step Steve Denning Nails It on Forbes: Paradigm Shift in Leadership and Management My 1800+ LinkedIn Network Graphically Mapped Credo of the Collaboration Canoe Employee Engagement is Still Poor but it Does Drive Bottom Line Results.
The Life Time Magic of Tidying Up Your Professional Life and LinkedIn Connections
JANUARY 7, 2016
When you make no conscious effort to keep it organized, the closet becomes a cluttered mess. Every so often, it might get so out of control that you try to purge your closet. If you want to use LinkedIn as a Rolodex on steroids, you have to keep it tidy.
Attention Data Nerds: Nonprofits Miss Out on the Power of LinkedIn: Learn How to Tap It
MAY 3, 2012
Once I recover from the journey, expect read reports about the Networked NGO in Rwanda and use of social media to support Women’s Rights organizations. If you’re motivated to go deeper on LinkedIn after reading this summary, you will want to check out my curated list of nonprofit and LinkedIn resources here. Nonprofits Miss Out on the Power of LinkedIn: Learn How to Tap It – Guest Post by Geri Stengel.
Apparently, Organizational Culture is Crap
JULY 2, 2013
I then stumbled upon a tweet by Twitter quote machine Vala Afshar , Chief Customer Officer and CMO at Enterasys, which quite frankly surprised me: It’s not that I disagree, per se, given levels of employee disengagement and disillusionment in our organizations of today.
Getting More Value from Your Social Media
NOVEMBER 24, 2010
Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Getting More Value from Your Social Media by Kevin Wheeler on November 24, 2010 Platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and a variety of proprietary platforms are becoming core to successful recruiting, learning, relationship building, and marketing. To assume that everyone is connected, has a Facebook profile and uses LinkedIn is flawed.
An Ode to Hierarchy
JUNE 11, 2014
Dan''s Related Posts: Hierarchy for the Sake of Hierarchy is Simply Being Gutless The Hierarchy of Education LinkedIn is not Facebook so Please Think Twice About Your Updates Credo of the Collaboration Canoe That Decision Is Above My Pay-Grade.
Interlocutor: The Word of 2012
JANUARY 9, 2012
For example, the study indicates that roughly only 33% of North Americans and 25% of Europeans will take the time to update their Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc. collaboration communication engagement leadership organization reciprocity teams Culture interlocutor social social networking
Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Community Group on Linkedin
MARCH 25, 2011
By David Gurteen The Gurteen Knowledge Community Group on LinkedIn has grown by over 100 members from 2,184 members last month to 2,289 today and is still one most active of all the KM LinkedIn groups. Here are three of the discussions taking place: When you got the mandate to do knowledge management in your organization, where did you start,what was the first thing you did?
network leadership = adapting to perpetual beta
AUGUST 19, 2015
Trust is the glue that holds creative organizations together, not rules and regulations. A similar approach can be developed for today’s networked organizations. Technology leads organizations. Organizations lead institutions. Originally posted on LinkedIn 18 August 2015.
Using social media to track and drive organizational success metrics
OCTOBER 14, 2011
A real highlight of the conference was the Social Media: Risks and Rewards panel, which I chaired, with the participation of a fantastic cast of Peter Williams of Deloitte, Steve Barham of LinkedIn, Laurel Papworth of The Community Crew, and Sam Mutimer of ThinkTank Media. An organization that has a high level of participation in social media has a very specific advantage over companies that do not.
seeking and sense-making
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
I use Feedly to organize my web feeds and Diigo to capture what I find on the web. I share some things on LinkedIn but use it mostly to loosely connect with others. How do you make sense of your work?
What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?
JUNE 14, 2016
Seriously, this is important, as the tools we use and provide through the organization impact the effectiveness with which people can work. For many people in organizations, this is likely to include the MS Office Suite, e.g. Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
and what do you do?
MAY 18, 2016
Depending on who is asking the question, the short response could be something like: I help organizations adapt to the network era. I focus on new ways for connected organizations to work & learn. The world of work is changing, as are our relationships with organizations.
the learning loop
JANUARY 9, 2017
I posted one of my models on LinkedIn this week and immediately received feedback that it was similar to the OODA Loop. John Boyd’s OODA loop (Observe, Orient, Decide, Act) was developed as a framework to help pilots make better decisions in battle.
Is HR Relevant and Does it Matter? | Over the Seas
JANUARY 27, 2010
Most business leaders, line managers, and even employees are uncertain of the value HR brings to the organization or its people. Despite the rhetoric, Human Resource functions at large, hierarchical organizations with traditional manufacturing or service employees remain much the same as they were 10, 20 or more years ago. Newer organizations are already using HR in a different way.
The Art of Tidying of Your Online Professional Network Connections
MARCH 11, 2015
These principles are still true today, but a lot of changed with the adoption of online professional social networking sites such as LinkedIn. Is it rude to “unconnect” from someone on LinkedIn? Think about what happens to your closet if you don’t organize it.
gamers, artists, and citizens
MARCH 4, 2017
Most of them do not have a professional network beyond their organization where they may have worked for a decade or more. The last century’s division of work and personal life are still evident in many organizations where employees are cut off from their online social networks. Gamers.
Corporate Culture in a Venn Diagram
APRIL 1, 2015
There is a diagram floating around LinkedIn and Twitter that attempts to illustrate an individual’s true ‘purpose’ It’s amusing to me, because it’s short-sighted. When all teams are connected, the organization becomes symbiotic.
Traditional training structures are changing
OCTOBER 18, 2012
The near future will look like the near past, with more complex social and technological connections inside and outside organizations. Citrix GoToTraining has just released a paper I was commissioned to write, called What’s working and what’s not in online training.
A ‘Field of Dreams’ Industry
MARCH 8, 2017
LinkedIn has released their Workplace Learning report, and one aspect stood out: Only 8% of CEOS see biz impact of L&D, only 4% see ROI. Um, that comes when you’re demonstrably contributing to the organization.
on the net without a net
JANUARY 3, 2016
I have also seen organizations move away from using external consultants. When LinkedIn advertises ex-McKinsey consultants available for $60 per hour, you know that it’s an obsolete business model. I have spent the past 20 years figuring out what changes the internet era might bring.
Learning is Connecting
MAY 27, 2014
For example, there are how-to videos on YouTube, learning-oriented chats on Twitter, study groups on Facebook, and professional communities on LinkedIn.
Reflections on the Stoos Gathering | Unmanagement
JANUARY 15, 2012
Ten days ago I flew to Switzerland for a mountaintop retreat with twenty thought leaders from around the world to ponder better ways to manage organizations. People in sustainable organizations focus on doing this better and better, forever delivering more value to their customers.
MARCH 9, 2011
While most organizations need to deal with all of these domains, each takes different control methods and communications platforms. Complex work requires looser hierarchies and stronger networks, something many organizations need to improve.
What is stopping companies from measuring learning: Skillsets, datasets, toolsets or mindsets?
MAY 16, 2014
In short, learning and development organizations and departments are suffering from an analytics crisis. We asked this question to various L&D professionals on LinkedIn to get to the bottom of what''s stopping companies from measuring learning today.
Social Net-Work-Life Balance
NOVEMBER 15, 2009
Seeing as it’s been almost 3 years since I’ve been with the likes of Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter (at various entry dates) I thought it would be interesting to analyze my own personal / professional network to understand if any trends might be occurring.
The Social C-Suite
MARCH 12, 2013
To be engaged – whether for Gallup, BlessingWhite or any other HR consulting firm – is for an employee to feel a part of the organization, like she wants to go the extra mile, is willing to stay and will recommend her place of employment – and products and services – to others.
The Dark Side of Scaling Up: Will You Want to Live in What You Build?
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
My Stanford colleague Huggy Rao and I devoted seven years to learning about what it takes to scale up excellence in organizations. It was first published at LinkedIn last month.
The Web changes business
MAY 9, 2012
Do you believe that education, training, and instructional design organizations will carry on with business-as-usual, as people keep paying for traditional courses ? LinkedIn – Recruiting. So you think the Web won’t change the business you’re in?
Learn Informal Learning Informally
JUNE 13, 2012
Take a look, then tell me how much you think I should charge, whether anyone in your organization might want to sign up, and what else you’d like to see. Benchmark your organization against peers. Collaborate with a self-organizing team to solve problems.
Why Creating Space for Creative Time in the Nonprofit Workplace Improves Productivity
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
Activities can be introduced into every aspect of the organization – from the C-suite to teams to departments and across departments as well as at all-staff meetings and events. Why not encourage creativity in the workplace through organized activities?
Employee Access to Social Media in the Workplace Decreases
MAY 7, 2014
Social media policies are now found in 80% of organizations, up from 60%. Only 17% of organizations have provisions that protect them against misuse of social media by ex-employees.
Top 10 Tools for @C4LPT 2017
APRIL 19, 2017
LinkedIn is another tool I use to see what’s happening (and occasionally engage in). At least until I find a better tool (haven’t really got my mind around Scrivener’s organization, though I’ve tried). Jane Hart is running her annual Top 100 Tools for Learning poll (you can vote too), and here’s my contribution for this year.
The Value of Taking Mini-Breaks During the Nonprofit Work Day
OCTOBER 11, 2016
Last week, I was in London teaching social media strategy workshops for London NGOs organized by Social Media Misfits and keynoted Institute of Fundraising’s Future of Fundraising Conference.
Finding the time for networked learning
MARCH 7, 2011
For example, the largest stated benefit of organizations using social media is increasing speed of access to knowledge ( McKinsey 2010 ). Social networks like Twitter or LinkedIn let you find the right people faster.
A Look Inside Letterman’s Staff Redefining Their Purpose After The Show Ended
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
Walter Kim–Senior Video Writer/Producer at LinkedIn who put the documentary videos together, but who also spent over 20 years in New York working with Letterman as his digital creative director–has provided a bit of The Purpose Effect gold.
2015 top 10 tools for learning
JULY 7, 2015
Microsoft Word: My writing tool for longer posts, articles, and of course books, and writing is a powerful force for organizing my thoughts, and a great way to share them and get feedback. LinkedIn: I share thoughts there and track a few of the groups (not as thoroughly as I wish, of course). Jane Hart has been widely and wisely known for her top 100 Tools for Learning (you too can register your vote ).