Tech Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace: Tips for Avoiding Collaborative Overload

Beth Kanter

According to Rob Cross’s research, knowledge workers spend 90 to 95 per cent of their time on the phone, responding to e-mails or in meetings. Remote workers are often in very different physical locations, with different working patterns (that fit around the rest of their lives), and different needs. Your team can do a simple mindfulness exercise by starting a meeting with a deep breath and going around the table to share how you are feeling in the moment.

A Freethinking Leader's Guide To The Real World

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Very few organizations can measure knowledge-worker performance, for example, and so pronouncements about what leads to it are invariably wrong-headed. 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

Very few organizations can measure knowledge-worker performance, for example, and so pronouncements about what leads to it are invariably wrong-headed. 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

Very few organizations can measure knowledge-worker performance, for example, and so pronouncements about what leads to it are invariably wrong-headed. 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

Very few organizations can measure knowledge-worker performance, for example, and so pronouncements about what leads to it are invariably wrong-headed. 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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RSS Reading Habits

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Michele Martin wrote a post summarizing a paper titled How Knowledge Workers Use the Web and pulls out some the classifications referenced in the paper. Visiting personal or professional sites with no specific goal in mind other than to ???stay So, this is the information, knowledge worker part of it -- but how do you keep up ? Photo by Lynetter. I use a RSS reader and read feeds because it is part of my writing process.

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Nine Lies About Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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. I'm a big fan of Marcus Buckingham 's work, teachings and books, so I was eager to read his latest book, co-authored by Ashley Goodall , and released today.

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Social Media and Nonprofits: The Line Between NGTD and ROI

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Stephen Downes points to a post by Tony Karrer with disagreeing with some points in about the value of blogging in Thomas Davenport's book Thinking for a Living: How to Get Better Performances And Results from Knowledge Workers. it becomes a wonderful resource for any organization to leverage as part of larger knowledge management solutions."

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Tagging and Communities of Practice - Reflections from KM

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

" Good is advocating for a new type of knowledge worker - he calls them Newsmasters. The person uses a combination of machine automation and topic-specific expert knowledge. Ah ha, the environmental metaphor calls to mind David Shenk's Data Smog: Surviving the Information Glut " and my favorite line in the book, "Give a hoot, don't data pollute." I "met" Dorine Ruter when we both participated in the online Web 2.0