Try Implementing Flexible Work Options to Increase Employee Engagement

Dan Pontefract

We are in the midst of one of the greatest eras of technological, social and cultural change. Today, mobile and other technologies keep us constantly connected, and this shift has affected how we interact with our families, how we spend our leisure time, and naturally, how we work.

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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Going Forward to the Past: Management Yahooliganism & No Longer Working From Home

Dan Pontefract

has mandated any Yahoo employee currently working from home (full-time or part-time) must relocate their fingers and keystrokes back to the office by June. That’s right … if a Yahoo employee was able to work from home, it’s no longer in the employee contract. Three lines irked me greatly in this memo missive: “Speed and quality are often sacrificed when we work from home.” Related Posts: I Am A Corporate Floater flat army book Ya, I Cry at Work.

“Oh, you’re one of those. You want to work anywhere, anytime.”

Dan Pontefract

I’d like to be able to move around, work from home, be in different buildings and generally work from anywhere.” You want to work anywhere, anytime.”. I want to work anywhere, anytime.”. I really wish I could work anywhere, anytime.”.

In Defense of Alexandra Samuel

Dan Pontefract

I too believe it saves time and it would be so helpful for many to at least try the option for a while and see if it suits their work style. evernote leadership social social media social networking technology alexandra samuel

IT & HR: Should They Merge?

Dan Pontefract

Enterprise 2.0 = Work 2.0 = Learning 2.0. Collaborative Work Styles. If HR & IT were to merge, the employee does not have to distinguish whether they require technology related, process related, human related or job related questions answered. without Work 2.0

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. It's what I call an "atomic" model - collaborating with others on specific tasks/projects and then dissolving those collaborations as you work with others on different projects.

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2016

TOPYX LMS

Read more and learn why experiential learning matters, and what technologies support it. Each group comes from a dramatically diffferent background with varying work styles. eLearning is continuously evolving, and so is the content we share on our social learning blog.

After Five Years In My Role We’re Hiring My Replacement. Are You Interested?

Dan Pontefract

collaborative technologies. It’s this Venn diagram that has made up my overarching work over the past five years at TELUS.

Loose hierarchies for knowledge management

Harold Jarche

The regression model showed that different organizational factors – especially Ba, work styles, and organizational control – were responsible for the resulting KM profiles of each local office: formal Ba in the U.S. Leadership Work

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2016

TOPYX LMS

Read more and learn why experiential learning matters, and what technologies support it. Each group comes from a dramatically diffferent background with varying work styles. eLearning is continuously evolving, and so is the content we share on our social learning blog.

Meet Your New CEO – Your Kid

Luis Suarez

Summer time is usually one of the busiest times of the year for me in terms of extra curricular work related activities. Well, engaging with the next breed of Leaders : (young) students working through their PhDs thesis on Social Business or Org.

Solutions for An Ageing Population in the Era of Open Business

Luis Suarez

And to define that business problem I won’t have to do anything else than just mention three simple words: Ageing Working Population. We just need to put our minds and hearts to work at it and it will be sorted out right away. Work will continue.

Looking Back on Four Decades: My Top 40 Learning Moments

Dan Pontefract

I’m still working on being less abstruse. Having my direct reports physically around me was rule number one; that rule was thrown into the bin in favour of 100% flexible work styles.

Our New Head of Service Design: On the state of the industry, its value, and why Capital One

Adaptive Path

Rather, it is a social practice that supports and weaves through just about everything a business does : from that first moment of truth with a customer, where they engage, keep engaging, and ultimately become an advocate; to the thoughtful design of the systems, technology, culture and practices of the teams that enable all of this. How do these talents impact your work? This is who I am, and that has a huge impact on my work. Hey, there’s someone we’d like you to meet.

Open Business – From Adoption into Adaptation

Luis Suarez

Early adopters, first, second, third waves of adopters have all gone through that transformation of how they work and everything. It just doesn’t work like that, I am afraid. No , I am really sorry, but it just doesn’t work like that.

How B Corps Just Might Eliminate the Foolishness of Maximizing Shareholder Return

Dan Pontefract

Fair compensation is one thing, but for an employee to truly be engaged, they want the company that they work for to be a true corporate citizen that pays equal attention to the five tenets of a B Corp. Flexible Working Works Clowning Around – An Important Leadership Attribute.

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.

Our New Head of Service Design: On the state of the industry, its value, and why Capital One

Adaptive Path

Rather, it is a social practice that supports and weaves through just about everything a business does : from that first moment of truth with a customer, where they engage, keep engaging, and ultimately become an advocate; to the thoughtful design of the systems, technology, culture and practices of the teams that enable all of this. How do these talents impact your work? This is who I am, and that has a huge impact on my work. Hey, there’s someone we’d like you to meet.

11 recommendations to create the future of government

Ross Dawson

ideas, some of the recommendations are fairly obvious and straightforward, such as using social tools to facilitate collaborative and flexible work, and making public sector information available (see my earlier post on Government 2.0 The role of technology. and social networking become an increasingly common part of the work style and workplaces of the public sector, lifting the quality of collaboration and accelerating the rate of learning for innovation.

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

Beth Kanter

A lot of my work consists of sitting — working on a computer, talking on the phone, or attending meetings or conferences. I started using a Fitbit to monitor and motivate me to move, but I also sought out some ways to make walking part of work. It’s work.”

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.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I have written 3 articles collaboratively (more on those later, one of which was with Shawn and his biz partner Mark Schenk), one in the works and have been co-writing workshop documentation with our team. First, it takes a lot more work to write WITH others. Good work M.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I have written 3 articles collaboratively (more on those later, one of which was with Shawn and his biz partner Mark Schenk), one in the works and have been co-writing workshop documentation with our team. First, it takes a lot more work to write WITH others. Good work M.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I have written 3 articles collaboratively (more on those later, one of which was with Shawn and his biz partner Mark Schenk), one in the works and have been co-writing workshop documentation with our team. First, it takes a lot more work to write WITH others. Good work M.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I have written 3 articles collaboratively (more on those later, one of which was with Shawn and his biz partner Mark Schenk), one in the works and have been co-writing workshop documentation with our team. First, it takes a lot more work to write WITH others. Good work M.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I have written 3 articles collaboratively (more on those later, one of which was with Shawn and his biz partner Mark Schenk), one in the works and have been co-writing workshop documentation with our team. First, it takes a lot more work to write WITH others. Good work M.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I have written 3 articles collaboratively (more on those later, one of which was with Shawn and his biz partner Mark Schenk), one in the works and have been co-writing workshop documentation with our team. First, it takes a lot more work to write WITH others. Good work M.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I have written 3 articles collaboratively (more on those later, one of which was with Shawn and his biz partner Mark Schenk), one in the works and have been co-writing workshop documentation with our team. First, it takes a lot more work to write WITH others. Good work M.