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 ====== Insights & Workplace Culture ====== ====== Insights & Workplace Culture ======
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-[[http://​sachachua.com/​blog/​ | LivingAnAwesomeLife.com]] ... A Personal Blog by Sash Chua\\ I had the pleasure of working with Sash in the Fall of 2011, and her blog is a treasure-trove of inspiring ​useful posts/​articles.+===== Workplace Methods & Frameworks ===== 
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-[[http://​vimeo.com/​technobility/​videos ​Technobility Webinar Series’s Videos]] ... 1 hour seminars on everything about change ​\\ +===== Workplace "Best Practices"​ ===== 
-  * [[http://​www.technobility.com/ | Peter de Jager]] is speaker/​writer/​consultant on the issues relating to the Rational Assimilation of the Future.\\  +  * [[linkedin>​do-you-really-want-innovation-your-business-charlene-boyce ​Do you REALLY want innovation in your business?]] ... how-to to cultivate innovation, instead of stifling it\\ "If you want to be innovative, just banish that ‘let'​s not reinvent the wheel’ phrase from your vocabulary right now. ... Learn to approach your enthusiastic change-proposer with debate model.  ...  With the benefit of your wisdom and their energyyou just may wind up with an innovative new idea that works."
-  * [[http://​interthink.ca/ | Interthink Consulting]] is a management consulting firm specializing in strategydecision making and project management.+
  
-[[http://​www.techrepublic.com/​blog/​10-things/10-immutable-laws-of-mistakes/​2633/ ​10 immutable laws of mistakes]]\\  +  * [[linkedin>​how-smart-people-get-feedback-truly-need-jeff-haden ​How to Quit Asking Bad Questions and Start Asking Great Questions]] ... how-to get the NEEDED input & information
-"​Mistakes are inevitableBut as Allan Norton explains, certain laws govern how we deal with them, learn from them, conceal them, and even profit from them."+
  
-[[linkedin>​20130320152447-5799319-want-your-company-to-grow-fire-your-managers ​Want Your Company to Grow? Fire Your Managers!]]\\  +  * [[http://​www.techrepublic.com/​blog/​10-things/10-immutable-laws-of-mistakes/​2633/ ​10 immutable laws of mistakes]]\\ "​Mistakes are inevitable. But as Allan Norton explains, certain laws govern how we deal with them, learn from them, conceal them, and even profit from them."
-This advocates a flat organizational structure of empowered teams rather than the traditional corporate hierarchy.+
  
-[[linkedin>​20130701022638-22330283-a-simple-rule-to-eliminate-useless-meetings ​A Simple Rule to Eliminate Useless Meetings]]\\ +  * [[linkedin>​20141122174133-71196419-running-a-nonprofit-by-the-book Running a Nonprofit "By the Book"]] ... Six **needed** Manual ​to run a Non-Profit (or Business):​ 
-" ​... we have essentially eliminated the presentation. In lieu of that, we ask that materials that would typically have been presented during a meeting be sent out to participants at least 24 hours in advance so people can familiarize themselves with the content. ... With the presentation eliminated, the meeting can now be exclusively focused on generating ​valuable discourse ​... and perhaps most importantly,​ having a meaningful debate."+    * Leadership Manual (orientation,​ governing documents) 
 +    * Policy Manual (wisdom of the board) ​... [[linkedin>​i-never-met-policy-didnt-like-bob-harris-cae | I Never Met Policy I Didn't Like]] 
 +    * Style Guide (branding, image, logo, communication preferences) 
 +    * Business Continuity or Crisis Manual (emergency prep, stored off-site) 
 +    * Personnel Manual (HR handbook) 
 +    * Procedures Manual (how-to processes and steps for administration by staff and/or committees). 
 +  * [[linkedin>​20140901114137-71196419-checklists-improve-governance-management | Checklists Improve Governance & Management]] ​... Not missing or forgetting anything is why I DO use Checklists
  
-[[linkedin>​20131112182911-8353952-the-magic-of-being-in-monk-mode The Magic of Being in Monk Mode]]\\  +  * [[linkedin>​20140726165844-88057972-client-service-101-5-key-concepts-i-have-observed ​Client Service 101: 5 Key Concepts I Have Observed]]\\ I **need to be doing all of this** to really establish myself as a Technical Support Professional 
-" ​... There is time to collaborate together; there is a time to be in monk modeAs Pablo Picasso is credited with saying, '​Without great solitude, no serious work is possible.'​ "+  * [[http://​www.experts-exchange.com/​Other/​Consulting/​A_2111-WARNING-5-Reasons-why-you-should-NEVER-fix-a-computer-for-free.html | WARNING: 5 Reasons why you should NEVER fix computer for free.]]
  
-[[http://​lifehacker.com/​why-we-should-rethink-the-eight-hour-workday-515742249 ​Why We Should Rethink the Eight-Hour Workday]] .. combine ​this with "Monk Mode"​\\ This is why I really ​should ​go back to 1.5 hr. "​blocks of work", with about a half hour break between them.+  * [[linkedin>​20140320130616-2954-what-do-you-do-for-your-interns ​What do you do for your interns?]] ..this is how an Internship ​should ​be done.
  
-[[http://​www.techrepublic.com/​blog/​10-things/​10-survival-tips-for-non-morning-people/​ | 10 survival tips for non-morning people]]\\ +===== Notable Sites by Insightful Individuals =====
-"Some people jump out of bed in the morning, hit the ground running, and leave a trail of creative thinking and focused accomplishment in their wake. And then there'​s the rest of us."+
  
 +  * [[http://​vimeo.com/​technobility/​videos | Technobility Webinar Series’s Videos]] ... 1 hour seminars on everything about change \\
 +    * [[http://​www.technobility.com/​ | Peter de Jager]] is a speaker/​writer/​consultant on the issues relating to the Rational Assimilation of the Future.\\ ​
 +    * [[http://​interthink.ca/​ | Interthink Consulting]] is a management consulting firm specializing in strategy, decision making and project management.
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 +  * [[http://​sachachua.com/​blog/​ | LivingAnAwesomeLife.com]] ... A Personal Blog by Sash Chua\\ I had the pleasure of working with Sash in the Fall of 2011, and her blog is a treasure-trove of inspiring & useful posts/​articles.
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 +===== Miscellaneous Workplace Culture Links =====
 +  * [[https://​www.themuse.com/​advice/​15-expertbacked-tactics-for-being-happier-at-work | 15 Expert-Backed Tactics for Being Happier at Work]]
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 +  * [[linkedin>​20140321072813-13780238-susan-cain-s-plan-to-make-open-offices-a-little-more-quiet | Susan Cain's Plan to Make Open Offices a Little More Quiet]]\\ "​Solitude is a crucial ingredient of productivity,​ and one we want to bring back to the workplace,"​
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 +  * [[http://​www.bakadesuyo.com/​2014/​06/​most-productive-people#​ixzz33tGOAg4k | 6 Subtle Things Highly Productive People Do Every Day]]
 +  * [[http://​www.ninjainfographic.com/​portfolio/​9-ways-to-be-productive/​ |  Ninja Infographic:​ 9 Ways To Be More Productive]]
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 +  * [[http://​www.techrepublic.com/​blog/​10-things/​10-survival-tips-for-non-morning-people/​ | 10 survival tips for non-morning people]]\\ "Some people jump out of bed in the morning, hit the ground running, and leave a trail of creative thinking and focused accomplishment in their wake. And then there'​s the rest of us."
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 +  * [[http://​www.businessinsider.com/​ceos-meeting-preparation-2015-1 | 12 CEOs Say How They Expect People To Prepare For Meetings With Them]]
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