Monthly Archives: December 2011

LearnTrends Conference is no more

LearnTrends, the Corporate Learning and Innovation Conference, is going off the air. In 2007, 2008, and 2009, we hosted free online conferences to push the envelope in learning innovation. Thousands of people from around the world participated. We also conducted … Continue reading

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The genesis of Internet Time Alliance

A minute and a half on the founding of Internet Time Alliance and what works for me. Now that Element K has been acquired by SkillSoft, I wonder if this video series will ever see the light of day. Happy … Continue reading

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Sheepdogs. Merry Christmas.

Thanks to Oliver Seidel for pointing this out.

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Play Santa for me. Give me the gift of tech support.

My Mac Mini has become slow as molasses. Chrome gives me can't-load-page error messages. Overall, the system is sluggish. I frequently see Mac's revolving beach ball. I have 150 GB of free space on my hard drive. Disk permissions are … Continue reading

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Let's get Agile

“On February 11-13, 2001, at The Lodge at Snowbird ski resort in the Wasatch mountains of Utah, seventeen people met to talk, ski, relax, and try to find common ground and of course, to eat. What emerged was the Agile … Continue reading

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Reflecting on my 2011

Last night (December 10), and I may have been wearing my Santa costume during the conversation, I mentioned to a friend that I’ve studied the concept of time and tell myself I should be free of the tyranny of the … Continue reading

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Agile Management

In early January 2012, I’ll take the two-hour train ride from Zurich down to Schwys and on to Morschach, where I’ll board a cable car for the ride up the mountain to the skiing village of Stoos. I’ll let Steve … Continue reading

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Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011

Best of Working Smarter Daily January 1, 2011 to December 17, 2011 Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value … Continue reading

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AT&T breaks guitars

One of the key tenets of Unmanagement is DELIGHT CUSTOMERS. Companies that fail to delight customers will soon face a Customer Spring. Rather than gather in the main square, customers will take their business elsewhere. Many corporations will disappear not … Continue reading

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Abundance

Isn’t this a wonderful time of the year? The weather can be a bummer, but the death of another year makes you reflect on where you’ve been and where you’re headed. Then friends, family, and emotions come out of the … Continue reading

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