Even confident people start a new job with a certain amount of trepidation. Hey, we’re not sociopaths(?). Am I as good as I think I am? Will people like me? Can I add (enough) value; and quickly (enough)? Can I … Continue reading Week 7: The kindness of strangers
Social networking and the collaboration dynamic is transforming the enterprise, right? Whether it is your Jive or Yammer instance, or more recently ChatOps like Slack and Hipchat, people know each other more, teams are working out loud by default, and … Continue reading Public Vs. Private In Your Enterprise Social Network
Where to begin? OK, well, this is a data dump. It might even be a love letter. It is about a group of people who have helped me be better at work, more productive, more urgent, more optimistic, more open. … Continue reading Everyone, Anytime, Everywhere, Anything*
During International Working Out Loud week recently, I was scanning my work world considering how I leverage its techniques: garnering inputs from a wide array of experts, across a myriad of topics, synthesized through an interconnected network of interested parties … … Continue reading Reading A Newspaper Is A Good Working Out Loud Practice
I work in a matrix / network fashion; by turns browsing across media and content types to get a feel on something; then deep-diving into a tool or content type to deliver outputs / productivity. This is a very Millennial … Continue reading A Reflection on My Working Style For International Work Out Loud Week #WOLweek
If you have read the Work Out Loud approach of John Stepper, you will see that you need to start simple in your quest for relevance and network building, those attributes that are the modern bellweathers for meaningful work. The … Continue reading Before You Can Lead, Try To Follow #14Actions
What is your default action, when you are creating content / stuff? Do you have a beautifully intricate filing system so all of your intellectual property is at hand, just when you need it? Are you a player? Do you … Continue reading Don’t Save It, SHARE it! Build Your Network. #14Actions
Email really is old school. It has reached the limit of its use case. Too much of my communication is transactional and/or emotional – and email does not work well for those outcomes. Email works for action and for details. … Continue reading I Like Liking. Thumbs Up Yo!
I am giving a quick ‘n’ dirty keynote at the IABC/BC – CPRS Vancouver joint Christmas shindig this week. As the topic suggests, I decided to work out loud on it on twitter, and collate it all together in a … Continue reading A Conversation About “Social”: Technology and People and Working Out Loud #WOLyo!
Yesterday I reflected how Working Out Loud has given me the gift of a network, and a network effect, across the globe. I am dialled in and dialled up by the immense collective learning and sharing of my network. But what about … Continue reading A Reflection On Working Out Loud Live #UnderTheStairs #WOLweek
It has been a good week, a contentious week, provoking. Working Out Loud is not supposed to be easy – if it were, there would be no need for a #Hashtag or for a ‘movement.’ Today I watched another inspiring Shots … Continue reading Turning Ourselves Inside Out: A #WOLWeek Reflection
As we reach the half-way point in the current International Work Out Loud week, a pause to reflect on the experience – from someone who has been through it before, as various depths of commitment. From someone who is still … Continue reading This Much I Know From Working Out Loud (So Far) #WOLweek