Bridge and Core Nodes: How Network Theory Can Help You Build the Right Relationships

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There’s a lot of material out there that tells you how to network, whether it’s at conference cocktail socials or building relationships around the workplace for better collaboration. And it might tell you who the right people are to connect … Continued

How Collaborative is Your Organization? Here’s How to Tell.

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It amazes me how many issues and problems businesses have that can be solved by a little knowledge management. A particular project lacks resources? Is it because the resources don’t exist or because someone didn’t get the right information to … Continued

Tools for Killing Redundancy in Your Meetings – and a Free Worksheet!

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I hate meetings. You will never hear me overjoyed about the prospect of attending a meeting, and God forbid I have to run one. I have actually asked my boss if he would hold it against me if I cancelled … Continued

How to Create Organizational Stovepipes in Four Easy Steps

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We talk a lot about what makes organizations productive, but even so, a lot of our organizational processes look exactly like this excerpt from the OSS Manual of Simple Sabotage from 1947! Look at the section starting on page 28 and … Continued

Kon Mari Your Digital Life!

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The blog world has exploded these days with talk about Marie Kondo and the methods she’s outlined in her book {and philosophy}, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, usually termed “the Kon Mari method.” Following her … Continued

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