Here’s a reminder why a face-to-face meeting *can* be more productive….
Anyone ever been in a BYOD workplace or is it just a thing of accountant’s dreams? Whilst it’s OK for ‘accountants’ to moan about the cost of laptops for contractors what blockers are there to this cost-saving dream ?
As most of us write for others’ consumption, I’m sharing author George Orwell’s guidelines on writing style Never use a metaphor, simile, or other figure of speech which you are used to seeing in print. Never use a long word where a short one will do. If it is possible to cut a word out, … More A lesson from 1948
To make it better for everyone who has to sit through it ……The-20-habits-of-truly-brilliant-presenters
A cloud-based version of a post-it notes on a white board meets the brainswarming technique Equals a way to effectively collaborate on generating problem solving ideas – if you can’t be bothered to call a real meeting…. or are in different continents & timezones I’m sure there are other combos….
http://www.creativehuddle.co.uk/jon-ronson-on-brainstorming/ (thanks BellClare50 )
… who just happens to have inspired (but can’t be blamed for) much of the ‘Quality’ movement over the last 30 years. As usual, the man himself is simple, his words and works have been endlessly interpreted, misinterpreted and elaborated on. If you’re familiar with his 14 points , then hear them in his own words. … More Some old geezer on YouTube
Whilst it’s great to have a number of extroverts around for social occasions, stakeholder management etc. Does it always result in good ideas? Apparently not – hence brainswarming. Expect a brainswarm soon. Brainswarming-Brief
http://computers.tutsplus.com/tutorials/everything-you-need-to-know-to-work-productively-in-trello–cms-21450 Although all the kids are now talking about Slack…….. * in an Alan Partridge voice * .. ‘collaboration, integration, fragmentation… arghhh – get me out of here !)
It’s a new idea for the blog and contributions are welcome…..each week a fave template Face it – the people who pay for the project are always banging on about the benefits of doing the project rather than just doing it for the pure fun… so let’s give them something to look at This nominated by a … More Template of the week – Benefits Delivery Model