A Freethinking Leader's Guide To The Real World

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Buckingham/Goodall : We both know that if anything we suggest is to have value, it has to be grounded in the real world, and we’re both students of the real world. I'm a big fan of Marcus Buckingham 's work, teachings and books, so I was eager to read his book, co-authored by Ashley Goodall.

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Nine Lies About Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Buckingham/Goodall : We both know that if anything we suggest is to have value, it has to be grounded in the real world, and we’re both students of the real world. I'm a big fan of Marcus Buckingham 's work, teachings and books, so I was eager to read his book, co-authored by Ashley Goodall.

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Nine Lies About Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Buckingham/Goodall : We both know that if anything we suggest is to have value, it has to be grounded in the real world, and we’re both students of the real world. I'm a big fan of Marcus Buckingham 's work, teachings and books, so I was eager to read his book, co-authored by Ashley Goodall.

Work 52

Nine Lies About Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Buckingham/Goodall : We both know that if anything we suggest is to have value, it has to be grounded in the real world, and we’re both students of the real world. I'm a big fan of Marcus Buckingham 's work, teachings and books, so I was eager to read his book, co-authored by Ashley Goodall.

Work 52

Nine Lies About Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Buckingham/Goodall : We both know that if anything we suggest is to have value, it has to be grounded in the real world, and we’re both students of the real world. Very few organizations can measure knowledge-worker performance, for example, and so pronouncements about what leads to it are invariably wrong-headed. This research is the most precious knowledge we have about what animates great teams and their leaders, and is the foundation of the book.

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Nonprofit 2.0… | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Let’s turn it from an exhortation on how to grab even more mindshare from your average citizen to something like this: …the organization that provides the greatest access to information, organized in a way that allows it to be displayed and used in ways that are meaningful to the individual user and the organization as a whole, will be the most effective in measuring outcomes and creating the knowledge and practices to better those outcomes.

Web 2.0 Nonprofit 2.0 Widgets Org 2.0 Second Life | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

However, if you serve those clients with knowledge workers, you may end up with a more cost-effective outcome for that client. Of course, that isn’t their intent but we, as nonprofit technologists, need to focus with laser-like precision upon the real items that are affecting our less technologically-inclined co-workers. Put your social services worker hat on BEFORE you put your IT hat on. It’s immediately offputting to social services workers.