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Knowledge vs. Experience

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From Mariana Galvão Lyra via LinkedIn.

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You've  got to like this. How would wisdom look?

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Dan Kirsch's curator insight, January 15, 2014 3:07 PM

"The only source of knowledge is experience."


Albert Einstein

Shawna Delani Lovely's curator insight, January 16, 2014 11:06 AM

So true, though very interesting.

Paulo Rebelo's curator insight, January 17, 2014 5:58 AM

"The only source of knowledge is experience."

 -Albert Einstein

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I'm interested in combining what we know about people, technology and culture to improve our work performance, how we live and how it shapes our business relationships. I try to focus on the common ground between digital business, agile working, knowledge sharing, collaboration, team performance, social business and the working environment. I think we live in a fabulous time of change and opportunity - got to be optimistic about the digital world that lies ahead.
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SEASON 2 - EPISODE 8 (#40) - Telecommuting - YouTube

SEASON 2 - EPISODE 8 (#40) - Telecommuting - YouTube | The Digital Optimist | Scoop.it

reat loTroubles getting to work in the morning or bored with traffic jams?

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Great little video on remote working from the One Minute MBA folks...

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The 10 Coolest Office Spaces Of 2014 - Co.Design

The 10 Coolest Office Spaces Of 2014 - Co.Design | The Digital Optimist | Scoop.it
From Yelp to Soundcloud, take a look at the most colorful, whimsical, and productivity-boosting office designs we saw this year.
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Wearable tech will change the workplace in unexpected ways - Workplace Insight

Wearable tech will change the workplace in unexpected ways - Workplace Insight | The Digital Optimist | Scoop.it
“The unpredictable element about workplace wearable tech is how people will respond as they are observed and recorded by their employer and colleagues.”
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This will be fun as employees reject wearables...
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10 Tricks to Make Yourself a Chromecast Master

10 Tricks to Make Yourself a Chromecast Master | The Digital Optimist | Scoop.it
“Got yourself a super-cheap streaming dongle from Google? Or thinking about picking one up? Here are 10 lesser-known tricks and tips that you can use to get more from your Chromecast and unlock some of its hidden potential.”
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kamusa's curator insight, December 26, 2014 7:56 AM

ajouter votre aperçu ...

Russell R. Roberts, Jr.'s curator insight, December 26, 2014 6:39 PM

The streaming dongle from Google is a fascinating device with many uses.  According to Tiaan Jonker, here  are some of the little known uses for this versatile device:

 

Collect wall paper.

Stream local files.

Change streaming quality.

Sharecast your desktop.

Stream movies from Google Drive (this is a great app).

Mirror your android device.

 

I'm sure you'll find other applications for this relatively cheap digital device.  

 

Aloha, Russ.

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Top Reasons Knowledge Management Programs Fail

Top Reasons Knowledge Management Programs Fail | The Digital Optimist | Scoop.it
“A list of common issues that could determine the success or failure of a knowledge management system and how to fix them.”
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Remote Control: Teleworking does not replace office culture

Remote Control: Teleworking does not replace office culture | The Digital Optimist | Scoop.it
“Although workers see telecommuting as a valuable perk, they can’t totally escape the office, finds a research paper recently published online in Personnel Psychology.”
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Looking at Productivity as a State of Mind

Looking at Productivity as a State of Mind | The Digital Optimist | Scoop.it
“Policy makers often fret that worker productivity isn’t growing fast enough. And each of us also worries about individual productivity. (How do you optimize productivity in a digital workplace?”
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Wearable technology could boost workplace productivity

Wearable technology could boost workplace productivity | The Digital Optimist | Scoop.it
Study reveals that devices would have a positive effect on staff and organisations. (Can technology boost workplace #Productivity?
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More evidence that just paying attention to employees pays rewards.
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How Telecommuting Can Improve Your Health

How Telecommuting Can Improve Your Health | The Digital Optimist | Scoop.it
“The Alternative Daily | Alternative News, Health and Wellness (How Telecommuting Can Improve Your Health - http://t.co/DMVfVTmZo9)”
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Mapping the value of employee collaboration | McKinsey & Company

Mapping the value of employee collaboration | McKinsey & Company | The Digital Optimist | Scoop.it
“As collaboration within and among organizations becomes increasingly important, companies must improve their management of the networks where it typically occurs. A McKinsey Quarterly article.”
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5 signs of an unhealthy work environment - SFGate (blog)

5 signs of an unhealthy work environment - SFGate (blog) | The Digital Optimist | Scoop.it
“SFGate (blog)5 signs of an unhealthy work environmentSFGate (blog)Even in a place as innovative as the San Francisco Bay Area, toxic work environments exist.”
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Unfortunately I've seen a few of these recently...
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Everything You Need To Know About How The Workplace Is Evolving

Everything You Need To Know About How The Workplace Is Evolving | The Digital Optimist | Scoop.it
Employment, businesses, and hierarchy are all shifting. Here's everything you need to know to stay in the loop.
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Flexible working changes as of 30 June

In this short video, recorded on 30 June 2014, Workplace Law Head of HR, Suzanne McMinn, discusses the changes to flexible working regulations that are now i...
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How Do Trends Toward Teleworking Affect Homebuilding in the UK?

How Do Trends Toward Teleworking Affect Homebuilding in the UK? | The Digital Optimist | Scoop.it
“If location typically determines the value of most real estate, does "teleworking" trends affect UK home building?http://t.co/NzlfjU4giH
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Skype group chat comes to MS Office for document collaboration

Skype group chat comes to MS Office for document collaboration | The Digital Optimist | Scoop.it
“Microsoft has made it easier for people to collaborate on documents by integrating its Skype videoconferencing platform with its Office productivity suite.”
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I'd use this a lot if my employer provided.
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58% of people in the wrong job

58% of people in the wrong job | The Digital Optimist | Scoop.it
“Now before recruiters get all defensive, I know that it's not as black and white as this.However let's see what we can learn from this recent survey.The sur…”
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Not surprising when you think we have had nearly 7 years of job market stagnation. Nowhere for folks to go.
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Facebook work collaboration tool makes sense, but could be another distraction ... - PCWorld

Facebook work collaboration tool makes sense, but could be another distraction ... - PCWorld | The Digital Optimist | Scoop.it
“The tool is in early-stage testing”
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It will be a big challenge for Facebook users to change their use of Facebook from 'fun' to 'work' mode.
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What is KM? Knowledge Management Explained

What is KM? Knowledge Management Explained | The Digital Optimist | Scoop.it
“Knowledge Management, (KM) is a concept and a term that arose approximately two decades ago, roughly in 1990. Quite simply one...”
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Wort a revisit for KM folks...
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Working irregular shifts can age the brain by extra 6.5 years, study finds

Working irregular shifts can age the brain by extra 6.5 years, study finds | The Digital Optimist | Scoop.it
“Research suggests working outside normal hours for decade or more may ‘chronically’ reduce cognition and damage health”
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8 goal-oriented steps to a more engaged workforce

“Employee engagement is this year’s buzzword – so much so, people are getting tired of hearing it. Buzzword or not, however, there’s no denying that an engaged employee is a productive employee. In ...”
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Higher emotional intelligence boosts productivity and profits

Higher emotional intelligence boosts productivity and profits | The Digital Optimist | Scoop.it
“HR professionals have the second highest emotional intelligence of all industry sectors, according to a ten year study.”
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High workplace stress leads to less productivity in employees - Daily News & Analysis

High workplace stress leads to less productivity in employees - Daily News & Analysis | The Digital Optimist | Scoop.it
“Daily News & AnalysisHigh workplace stress leads to less productivity in employeesDaily News & AnalysisA new research has revealed that employees are less productive if the workplace Stress is high.”
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We all know this, worth a reminder in the heat of everyday pressure
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Most businesses expect to reach digital maturity by 2019 - Business Excellence Magazine

Most businesses expect to reach digital maturity by 2019 - Business Excellence Magazine | The Digital Optimist | Scoop.it
“Most businesses expect to reach digital maturity by 2019 Business Excellence Magazine The findings reveal that digital maturity – where an organisation uses sophisticated tools to drive performance and demonstrates an on-going commitment to...”
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By then today's target will be adolescence at best.
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What Is Collaboration at Work? - Huffington Post

What Is Collaboration at Work? - Huffington Post | The Digital Optimist | Scoop.it
What Is Collaboration at Work? Huffington Post Collaboration is challenging when you consider collaboration requires a work environment that is fundamentally different from the vertical, hierarchical structure most businesses have operated for the...
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Got a minute? 3 little words that kill productivity

Got a minute? 3 little words that kill productivity | The Digital Optimist | Scoop.it

Got a minte?A constant stream of interruptions all day long can make it hard to get much actual work done. But it’s possible to take your time back.

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