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link:workinsight [2015/01/11 16:45]
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-{{page>​link:​workmethods&​nofooter&inline}}+===== Workplace Methods & Frameworks ===== 
 +{{page>​link:​workmethods&​noheader&nofooter}}
  
 ===== Workplace "Best Practices"​ ===== ===== Workplace "Best Practices"​ =====
-  * [[linkedin>​20141122174133-71196419-running-a-nonprofit-by-the-book Running a Nonprofit ​"By the Book"]]+  * [[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 a debate model. ​ ...  With the benefit of your wisdom and their energy, you just may wind up with an innovative new idea that works."
  
-  * [[https://​www.themuse.com/​advice/​15-expertbacked-tactics-for-being-happier-at-work 15 Expert-Backed Tactics for Being Happier at Work]] +  * [[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
-  * [[https://​www.linkedin.com/pulse/i-never-met-policy-didnt-like-bob-harris-cae | I Never Met a Policy I Didn't Like]]\\ In Canada at least, there is supposed ​to be a separation between ​the Board and Operations-- where the Board usually delegates both Authority and Responsibility to the Executive Director. So I'm thinking that this is good advice that can also be re-purposed in the context of Daily Operations.+
  
-===== Notable Sites by Insightful Individuals =====+  * [[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."
  
-[[http://​vimeo.com/​technobility/​videos ​Technobility Webinar Series’s Videos]] ... 1 hour seminars on everything about change \\ +  * [[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): 
-  ​[[http://www.technobility.com/ Peter de Jager]] is a speaker/​writer/​consultant on the issues relating ​to the Rational Assimilation of the Future.\\  +    * Leadership Manual (orientation,​ governing documents) 
-  * [[http://​interthink.ca/ ​Interthink Consulting]] is a management consulting firm specializing in strategy, decision making and project management.+    * Policy Manual (wisdom of the board) ​... [[linkedin>​i-never-met-policy-didnt-like-bob-harris-cae ​I Never Met a 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
  
-[[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.+  * [[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.]]
  
-===== Miscellaneous Workplace Culture Links ===== +  * [[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 establish myself as a Support Professional+
  
-[[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.+===== Notable Sites by Insightful Individuals =====
  
-[[linkedin>​20140321072813-13780238-susan-cain-s-plan-to-make-open-offices-a-little-more-quiet ​Susan Cain'Plan to Make Open Offices a Little More Quiet]]\\  +  * [[http://​vimeo.com/​technobility/​videos ​Technobility Webinar Series’Videos]] ... 1 hour seminars on everything about change ​\\ 
-"​Solitude ​is a crucial ingredient ​of productivity, and one we want to bring back to the workplace,"+    * [[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://​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 a treasure-trove of inspiring & useful posts/​articles. 
 + 
 +===== 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.bakadesuyo.com/​2014/​06/​most-productive-people#​ixzz33tGOAg4k ​6 Subtle Things Highly Productive People Do Every Day]]+  * [[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.ninjainfographic.com/​portfolio/​9-ways-to-be-productive/​ |  Ninja Infographic:​ 9 Ways To Be More Productive]]+  * [[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]]
  
-[[http://​www.techrepublic.com/​blog/​10-things/​10-survival-tips-for-non-morning-people/​ | 10 survival tips for non-morning people]]\\ +  * [[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."
-"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.techrepublic.com/blog/10-things/10-immutable-laws-of-mistakes/​2633/ ​10 immutable laws of mistakes]]\\  +  * [[http://​www.businessinsider.com/ceos-meeting-preparation-2015-12 CEOs Say How They Expect People To Prepare For Meetings With Them]]
-"​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."+
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