www.allisonrossett.com -- Today I learned about consulting from a surprising source. It began at lunch yesterday, when my usually positive pal Ellie remarked that my hair wasn't looking so great. I think the word she used was listless. The cut was fine. But she wondered about the color. What was up with the color?
www.danpontefract.com -- Apparently, Organizational Culture is Crap The one thing we can be assured of until humans safely land and colonize Mars is " organizational culture " will continue to be a topic of conversation. It's about on par with the Leadership vs.
www.allthingsworkplace.com -- I just returned from a good meeting. Everyone was engaged, no one dominated (unless it made sense because of specific expertise), and everyone who spoke did something to check for understanding. It was more like a comfortable discussion around a warm fireplace in winter than a stereotypical business meeting.
hbr.org -- Is it better to be loved or feared? Niccolò Machiavelli pondered that timeless conundrum 500 years ago and hedged his bets. "It may be answered that one should wish to be both," he acknowledged, "but because it is difficult to unite them in one person, it is much safer to be feared than loved."
blog.questionmark.com -- Posted by Jim Farrell mLearnCon is a relatively new conference (about 3 years old) produced by the eLearning Guild. I attended it recently in San Jose, California, and had a great time there. If you are wondering if this conference would benefit your organization, consider these questions from the Guild's website: Is mLearning right for our organization?
davidkelly.me -- When I was in college, I recall my professors having "Office Hours". This was a scheduled time that you could expect the professor to be in his or her office, available to provide whatever assistance a student might need.
www.forbes.com -- What truly makes someone happy at work? Think back to the best job you ever had. What made it so great? Often people will answer that it was when they had a great boss, but when pressed further they'll say things like, "the work was fun and challenging." Or, "we were [...]
www.learningsolutionsmag.com -- June 24, 2013 The eLearning Guild's mLearnCon Conference & Expo 2013 was larger than ever and once again exceeded the quality of its predecessors. Between the keynotes, the concurrent sessions, the Expo, and the DemoFest, and the other networking and information resources available, this was a truly memorable experience for everyone who attended (Figure 1).
www.teamworkandleadership.com -- Inspirational Teamwork Comes to the Rescue - I just ran across this inspiring video that highlights a caring side to teamwork. Though you may not initially define the crowd in this video as a team, they quickly become one as they come to the aid of this disabled man.
www.fastcoexist.com -- Editor's NoteThis post is part of Co.Exist's Futurist Forum, a series of articles by some of the world's leading futurists about what the world will look like in the near and distant future, and how you can improve how you navigate future scenarios through better forecasting.
www.forbes.com -- Just as we are getting our arms around terms like B2B and BYOD, the latest technology acronym emerges - M2M. And this one is big and getting bigger fast. For many of us, M2M (machine-to-machine) is a new concept, but you might be surprised to learn that it is already [...]