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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.+
  
-[[linkedin>​20140904161044-24940599-skip-team-meetings-eat-lunch-together ​Skip Team Meetings. Eat Lunch Together.]] ... why **working lunches** ​ can be a better answer ​to Team Meetings+  * [[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
  
-[[linkedin>​20130701022638-22330283-a-simple-rule-to-eliminate-useless-meetings ​A Simple Rule to Eliminate Useless Meetings]]\\ +  * [[http://​www.techrepublic.com/​blog/​10-things/10-immutable-laws-of-mistakes/​2633/ ​10 immutable laws of mistakes]]\\ "Mistakes are inevitableBut as Allan Norton explainscertain laws govern how we deal with them, learn from them, conceal them, and even profit from them."
-" ... 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 eliminatedthe meeting can now be exclusively focused on generating a valuable discourse ... and perhaps most importantly,​ having a meaningful debate."+
  
-[[linkedin>​20140726165844-88057972-client-service-101-5-key-concepts-i-have-observed ​Client Service 101: 5 Key Concepts I Have Observed]] ... **need** to be doing all of this to establish myself as Support Professional+  * [[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):​ 
 +    * 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>​20140320130616-2954-what-do-you-do-for-your-interns ​What do you do for your interns?]] ... this is how an Internship ​should ​be done.+  * [[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 
 +  * [[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 a computer for free.]]
  
-[[linkedin>​20130320152447-5799319-want-your-company-to-grow-fire-your-managers ​Want Your Company to GrowFire Your Managers!]]\\  +  * [[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.
-This advocates a flat organizational structure of empowered teams rather than the traditional corporate hierarchy.+
  
-[[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]]\\  +===== Notable Sites by Insightful Individuals =====
-"​Solitude is a crucial ingredient of productivity,​ and one we want to bring back to the workplace,"​+
  
-[[linkedin>​20131112182911-8353952-the-magic-of-being-in-monk-mode ​The Magic of Being in Monk Mode]]\\  +  * [[http://​vimeo.com/​technobility/​videos ​Technobility Webinar Series’s Videos]] ... 1 hour seminars on everything about change ​\\ 
-" ​... There is a time to collaborate together; there is a time to be in monk mode. As Pablo Picasso is credited with saying'​Without great solitude, no serious work is possible.' "+    * [[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 strategydecision making and project management.
  
-[[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 really should go back to 1.5 hr. "​blocks ​of work"with about half hour break between them.+  * [[http://sachachua.com/blog/ LivingAnAwesomeLife.com]] ... A Personal Blog by Sash Chua\\ I had the pleasure ​of working with Sash in the Fall of 2011and her blog is treasure-trove of inspiring & useful posts/​articles.
  
-[[http://www.bakadesuyo.com/2014/06/most-productive-people#​ixzz33tGOAg4k ​6 Subtle Things Highly Productive People Do Every Day]]+===== 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]]
  
-[[http://​www.ninjainfographic.com/​portfolio/​9-ways-to-be-productive/ ​ Ninja Infographic:​ 9 Ways To Be More Productive]]+  * [[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,"​
  
-[[http://​www.techrepublic.com/blog/10-things/10-survival-tips-for-non-morning-people/ | 10 survival tips for non-morning people]]\\ +  * [[http://​www.bakadesuyo.com/2014/06/most-productive-people#​ixzz33tGOAg4k | 6 Subtle Things Highly Productive People Do Every Day]] 
-"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://​www.ninjainfographic.com/​portfolio/​9-ways-to-be-productive/ |  Ninja Infographic:​ 9 Ways To Be More Productive]]
  
-[[http://​www.techrepublic.com/​blog/​10-things/​10-immutable-laws-of-mistakes/​2633/ | 10 immutable laws of mistakes]]\\  +  * [[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 morninghit the ground running, and leave a trail of creative thinking and focused accomplishment in their wake. And then there'​s the rest of us."
-"Mistakes are inevitable. But as Allan Norton explainscertain laws govern how we deal with them, learn from them, conceal them, and even profit from them."+
  
 +  * [[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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