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I think Slideshare is just a great knowledge and collaboration tool, getting better as time goes on.
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This is eye opening, thanks Amy!
From the article: "Data collected by ComScore and presented in this infographic reveals SlideShare has 5 times more traffic from business owners than Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn(which now owns SlideShare)." ~ Deb
As the structure of our society has changed, as social dynamics have moved away from authoritarian models towards more socially collaborative ones, backed up by the speed, breadth and fluidity of communications, so the nature of leadership has changed too
No longer purely authoritarian (although often needing to include elements of this), there is a more constructivist dimension: leadership created in the moment through consensus of the community. Leadership of it’s time: a time when communities enable us to be more effective, to create ever stronger meaning and share it ever more widely.
Yesterdays leaders may have been about bluster and orders, today’s are about curation, sharing, social capital and trust. Today’s successful leaders gain support through their communities and provide a light touch of leadership on decisions that are co-ownedthroughout the community.
3 core dimensions of social leadership - the ecosystem is changing!
Today’s “extended workforce” includes a mix of internal and external people. That talent strategy can keep organizations nimble in response to rapidly changing skills needs, but such a workforce also needs to be managed in new ways.
For many organizations, a workforce is comprised of a mix of internal and external people. Recent Accenture analysis of this “extended workforce” finds that external workers, equipped with project-specific skills, are enabling organizations to seize marketplace opportunities faster, with more agility. To manage this extended workforce effectively, companies must create new organizational structures, facilitate interaction and collaboration among all workforce types, and integrate talent-related processes and systems.
How can you tap into the instrinsic motivations of your employees to drive innovation as well as productivy? Creative practitioner Julia Ruppert explores how leaders can use image based strategies to celebrate creativity within organisations.
Think Local Act Personal have produced a list of practical, jargon free suggestions for how best to bring co-production about.
Lots of great work on co-production going on in Wales - here is some of it.
New research by AIIM has revealed the importance of collaboration in business, with 93% of business leaders believing internal collaboration is either crucial or very important to what they do, and 59% holding the same to be true of external collaboration. While they see the importance, implementation is slow moving as many are still confused how to converge these tools into their communication systems.
We write the equivalent of 520 million books every day on social media and email. The fact that so many of us are writing — sharing our ideas, good and bad — has changed the way we think. Just as we now live in public, so do we think in public.
Studies have found that the effort of communicating to someone else forces you to pay more attention and learn more.
I think in Private but I make mistakes in public
With a bit of patience, common sense and a good sense of humour, you'll be surprised how much you can achieve in a virtual team.
All of us will work in virtual teams soon if not already. Some useful tips here.
מוקדש בהנאה לכל אלה הרוצים לחקור קבוצות וירטואליות
Great leaders are in short supply!
Not surprised? Me neither; I've been thinking, talking and writing about this for years.
Some useful points for aspiring leaders.
The sincere, unsolicited apology involves five steps.
The world is moving rapidly towards ubiquitous connectivity that will further change how and where people associate, gather and share information.
The tools are nearly there, but the mindset has a long way to go.
2,558 experts and technology builders predict where we will stand by the year 2025 in our relationship with the Internet. 15 hopeful and not so hopeful theses on 21st century connectivity.
15 things that will happen in the future.. Internet will be like 'electricity' and it will become 'internets'.
Let's work together Director magazine Some of the bigger challenges lie with leaders who, having done things a certain way for years, find it hard to let go and behave differently, says business coach and Touchpoint Leadership co-author Jacqui...
In the course of our research on leaders of the Boston Marathon Bombings Response, we discovered an extraordinary phenomenon. Though many people took charge of aspects of the response, no one official was in command of it all, including the range of law enforcement, medical and recovery activities. Boston’s leaders set a tone of remarkable collaboration and inter-agency leveraging amongst one another. Competitiveness, ego driven behavior, and flamboyant credit taking – often present in large crises involving many jurisdictions and agencies – were not significant factors.
Swarm intelligence - remarkable effectiveness when no-one is in charge.
It's mastery climate vs. performance climate, with creativity in the balance
Knowledge has no power unless it has been shared!
Over the past three years, Twitter has become an indispensable selling tool for me. So, when I recently took on a new global sales leadership role, I looked around to see what my new team was up to
This journey is so similar to mine, I'm glad someone wrote it down!
The power of positive thinking fuels entrepreneurship in South African townships. Can you bring this spirit into your organization?
Ubuntu - how do you connect and co-create? via @MarcellaBremer
Co-working sites offer independent professionals a place to ply their trade creatively, and to find support. Co-working represents one of the first pieces of infrastructure to support the needs of a creative independent work force
Isolated? Check out the co-working spaces in your area to refresh your mojo and productivity.
"We all know by now that there is no "one-size fits all" Knowledge Management framework, and that every organisation needs to tailor their own solution. However KM does come in different flavours, and if we understand those flavours, then we have a bit more guidance for that tailoring job.Here is one way to decide on the flavour of KM that fits your organisational needs, and that is to consider the question ...What Type of Knowledge will be your focus? Knowledge of what?"
Building relationships, increasing collaboration, and innovating by understanding the needs of all stakeholders is what future of work needs.
A plea for more community managers.
In order to compete in a radically networked economy, leaders will need to shift their perspective on organizational boundaries. Say hello to the "holon." #holarchy #holon #networks
Everything is connected - a critical shift in perspective we need to embrace and promote.
What matters in knowledge work http://t.co/88dLEFBOLz via @hjarche
Since knowledge work is the future for many, this is an important diagram.
Knowing how to join forces with another business is a key factor in making any growing company successful.
A strategic partner can provide you with capital, or let you leverage their brand to give you more exposure. They could help you win business by offering services that you can’t, while you build out those competencies on your own team. When it works well, a strategic partnership can be just what you need to speed up the growth of your business.
You can stay small and grow large using this strategy effectively!
Small business owners, can grow their businesses quicker and more cost effectively, if they can enter into strategic partnerships with other business owners.
The range of other benefits that accrue to businesses that form successful strategic partnerships are many, and to reap these benefits, business owners should always have their eyes open for opportunities to partner with others for mutual benefit.
This excellent article, suggests that joining forces with other businesses is a key element to building a successful business, and it offers six tips to assist business owners to develop successful strategic partnerships.
Working with strategic partners is a key to my success! These 6 tips are very important to know if you plan on partnering!
we all need a little help
Leadership for collaborative innovations in the public sector is an undifferentiated concept that requires further development.
This article facilitates the production of knowledge of a type of leadership that is made from the bottom up with the focus on gathering horizontal support for profession-based solutions to wicked problems.
A bit academic in parts, but a useful contribution to the collaborative leadership discussion.