A Day Without Distraction: Lessons Learned from 12 Hrs of Forced Focus :: Tips :: The 99 Percent

On June 19, 2011, in HRExaminer, by John Sumser
A Day Without Distraction: Lessons Learned from 12 Hrs of Forced Focus :: Tips :: The 99 Percent. What if you had to focus for at least 30 minutes on every single task that you did? Would it improve your productivity? Cal Newport takes hard focus for a test drive. Increasingly, Social Media has to […]
 

HRExaminer v2.24

On June 17, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Steve Smith, Weekly, by John Sumser
Top 100 Influencers v1.77: Trisha McFarlane Some people are at the hub of things actually getting done. The key to practical influence (which is the ability to get things done without authority or resources) is to occupy a position in the network that gets the most done with the least effort. Trisha McFarlane demonstrates an […]
 

Top 100 Influencers v1.77: Trisha McFarlane

On June 17, 2011, in HRExaminer, Movers/Shakers, by John Sumser
Still, the puzzle of influence remains worth studying. As a tool, no HR professional can get their work done without knowing how to utilize influence. That’s what people in staff positions do. Folks with line responsibilities have power and authority. People on staff have responsibility and influence. (This, more than anything, is at the root of HR’s status in most organizations.)
 

In the grip of a digital Stockholm syndrome

On June 16, 2011, in HR Scoop, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
Via Scoop.it – Transforming HRThe funny thing about Facebook is that it is turning our real friends into virtual friends. This week saw the rise of the “Facebook is a temporary phenomenon’ meme. This article had the funniest Headline. ”You can take it with you,” Facebook says. ”We are your passport to the past, your […]
 

Collaboration as an Intangible Asset – Robert J. Thomas – The Conversation – Harvard Business Review

On June 16, 2011, in HRExaminer, by John Sumser
Via Scoop.it – Influence and Social Network AnalysisThere is no line on the balance sheet for “ability to innovate” or “skill at managing brand.” Here is the Social Network Analysis Money Quote in this HArvard Businerss Review piece: Case in point, SNA conducted at Novartis helped reveal a pattern of communication — and the existence […]
 

Back to School

On June 16, 2011, in HRExaminer, More2Know, by John Sumser
I’m going back to school. I’ve joined an amazing group of learning professionals in a short and intense class led by Howard Rheingold, one of the leading voices in virtual community, digital literacy and online learning. Let me share Mind Amplifiers with you.
 

From Couch Potato to Quantified Self: This Journey Must be Defined and Encouraged | Healthcare IT News

On June 14, 2011, in HR Scoop, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
Via Scoop.it – Quantified SelfBlog: “From Couch Potato to Quantified Self: This Journey Must be Defined and Encouraged” | #Healthcare IT News http://ow.ly/5hpR4…Show original
 

The Data-Driven Life

On June 14, 2011, in HR Scoop, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
Via Scoop.it – Quantified SelfWhat happens when technology can analyze every quotidian thing that happened to you today.Show original
 

Quantified Self Guide

On June 14, 2011, in HR Scoop, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
Via Scoop.it – Quantified SelfThis is a volunteer project by people who regularly attend Quantified Self meetups. It’s an attempt to gather information about tools and software that people use to measure themselves. If you haven’t followed the trend, self-measurement is rapidly taking its place in wellness, fitness and health-care programs. Being rigorously aware of […]
 

Writing Online (and other places)

On June 14, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Heather Bussing is an attorney who writes a lot, teaches advanced legal writing to law students and is the Editorial Advisory Board editor at HR Examiner. She has represented employers, unions and employees in every aspect of employment and labor law including contract negotiations, discrimination and wage hour issues. While the courtroom is a place […]
 
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