The soft skills you need to lead and succeed in a networked world. This includes: professional learning network, content curation for self-directed learning and professional development, professional learning networks, personal branding, training your attention, self-care and management, managing up and down.
This post presents 10 key findings from The Organization in the Digital Age, my 9th annual report about the workplace. It is based on input from nearly 300 organizations worldwide. First I'll share the 10 headlines, then develop each one. Digital Humanizes and Energizes Organizations by Making Work Personal Excellence in Customer Satisfaction Correlates to Strong Digital Workplaces Digital Workplace Maturity Significantly Higher in Organizations With Culture of Trust Finding People “Who Know” I
How you present yourself as a professional is your essential ticket to success. We took a look at today's workplace norms and found that your professional brand is visible in many different places – from who’s in your network to how you voice your opinion to even what you wear.
Remember that New Year’s resolution where you promised to only eat foods that were shades of emerald green? Me neither! There’s tons of digital habit tracking stuff available to help keep focused, but if you’re not interested, you can just turn it off and swallow another slice of pizza. Belfast born-and-raised entrepreneur Chris Kyle […]
Nonprofits and other social sector organizations are successful (or not) because of their people. We have overlooked this truth for years, at the expense of the talent within our organizations and the missions we aim to achieve. Leading organizations engaged in social sector capacity building have come together in recent years to discuss how to make talent a bigger priority. Here, we aim to advance that conversation in a three-part series. In part one, co-curated by ProInspire CEO Monisha Kapila and Net Impact CEO Liz Maw, eight different nonprofit leaders shared stories from the field and highlighted real-world results achieved through an emphasis on talent. In part two, Linda Wood of the Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Fund joined as guest curator, and shared perspectives from funders who invest in social sector leadership as a core grantmaking strategy. In a third and final phase, we share six examples of how social sector organizations are putting talent development into practice in meaningful ways that will hopefully inspire others to do the same.
Our smartphones make us anxious and that anxiety then gets in the way of our performance and our relationships. Some call it FOMO—Fear of Missing Out—or nomophobia—Fear of being out of mobile phone contact or FOBO—Fear of Being Offline. Regardless of what you call it, this disorder is a manifestation of anxiety, plain and simple. If someone is separated from their phone they get anxious (well, at least if they are heavy phone users which includes pretty much everyone under 35 or so). And that anxiety is driving their ability to attend to others arou
Teachers who are leaders change the world one student at a time. Leaders are readers. Leaders are learners. But where do we start? What do we read? What do we learn? Be a multiplier. According to the book, Multipliers, there are two kinds of leaders: multipliers and diminishers. Some leaders help a person operate at …
Ms. Schüll, a cultural anthropologist, studies the relationship between people and technology. And her own progression from managing her writing schedule with an hourglass to ceding control to an Internet lockdown app parallels the technological shifts she is exploring in a book due to be released next year.Ms. Schüll, a cultural anthropologist, studies the relationship between people and technology. And her own progression from managing her writing schedule with an hourglass to ceding control to an Internet lockdown app parallels the technological shifts she is exploring in a book due to be released next year.
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Ms. Schüll, a cultural anthropologist, studies the relationship between people and technology. And her own progression from managing her writing schedule with an hourglass to ceding control to an Internet lockdown app parallels the technological shifts she is exploring in a book due to be released next year.
Hi Folks, I'm looking for the stories, case studies, and resources about mentoring inside of nonprofits. Looking for both perspectives, from the lens of the mentor and mentoree ... especially interested in examples of mentorships for emerging leaders from mentors within or outside of their organizations. Have you written about this? Read a terrific blog post? Have an example from your experience. Let's discuss!
VideoBy Chris Fralic, Partner at First Round Capital in New York. This is an updated and revised version of this post. I’ve sent a total of more than 81,000 e-mails since 2007— and that’s not even counting my personal e-mail. Over that time, I’ve found that roughly 20% of my e-mails involve the [...]
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