In yesterday’s blog post, I wrote about how one must work at becoming successful, presenting Doug Belshaw’s reflections. Rosabeth Moss Kanter made a post along the same lines that presents five powers that successfully get ideas of the ground, which are:
Showing up: the importance of being there in person. Speaking [...]Continue Reading →
Doug Belshaw wrote a great reflection piece yesterday on the qualities of being successful.
Talent doesn’t make you successful because talent is just a word which sums up three different character traits. These can all be developed; they’re not ‘innate’.
People who are successful tend to be:
Confident Tenacious Articulate
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Helpful article by Gina Trapani presenting techniques of how to stay organized when travelling for work. She calls on David Allen, author of Getting Things Done with whom she co-created a clever little Popplet* with some easy tips to implement.
*Note that since this blog post was made, the Popplet [...]Continue Reading →
A recent ASTD blog post discusses the results of an ej4 study that indicates that more and more, individuals are doing their training off work hours and off site.
Their statistics indicate that employees are doing more job training off-the-job and off-hours resulting in higher current productivity numbers. Supervisors in particular, are gaining [...]Continue Reading →
With tips ranging from being organized, to monitoring mood and energy and even adressing getting enough sleep, Tony Schwartz writes a post-labour day blog post about ways to improve productivity.
Six Ways to Supercharge Your Productivity | Harvard Business Review | Tony Schwartz | 7 September 2010
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Reni Gorman points out that the use of microblogging in education is a recent area of interest compared to the uses of microblogging as a communication channel for news or marketing.
In a literature review on microblogging, learning and performance in the workplace, she explains that the research around microblogging tools like Twitter [...]Continue Reading →
Kristina Schneider is organizational learning and performance technologist, merging instructional and systems technology with knowledge, project and operations management. Her book Edublogging: a qualitative study of training and development bloggers investigates the value of edublogging as a form of self-directed learning and its potential contribution to communities of practice.