Kate Ensor

20 Added | 2 Magazines | 1 Like | 9 Followers | @KateEnsor | Rustic learning professional passionate about the future of work. Co-creation is what drives me. Why rustic? Just ask.

Working Out Loud: The making of a movement | John Stepper | TEDxNavesink

PKM Workshop

Personal Knowledge Mastery in 60 Days<p><b>How do you make sense of all the data, information, and knowledge that passes by you each day?</b>• <b><br>How do you connect</b> …

When It Comes to Career, It's Up to Every Employee to Stay Relevant

“<i>We didn’t do anything wrong, but somehow, we lost</i>.”<p>Upon saying that, all his management team, himself included, sadly teared up.<p>This was the …

Human Resources

How to 'Future-Proof' Yourself at Work

In their new book, <i>Stretch: How to Future-Proof Yourself for Tomorrow’s Workplace,</i> authors Barbara Mistick and Karie Willyerd conducted a massive global survey of employees and found that only 34% said their companies were giving them the training they need.<p>The upshot: it’s up to <i>you</i>, more than ever, …

World Economic Forum

100 Tasks – How to become a Modern Professional Learner

The following 100 Tasks are based around the 10 principles of Modern Professional Learning. Each task should take around 20 minutes to complete. Then …


Optimizing Remote Work for both Leaders and Employees

I’m happy to share these successful remote working insights, gleaned from the years I have run remote teams for my last three employers. I've found …

Remote Working

How Doist Makes Remote Work Happen

When I first started at Doist, we were 3 people working from 2 countries. Today, we’re 51 people working from 20 countries and counting. The idea of …

Remote Working
The Workplace

Remote Work Is Not About Avoiding the Commute

There’s no single good answer to what works best for professionals, only tradeoffs.<p>When I peered in the window at 140 Hawthorne Street in San Francisco, the place looked deserted. Maybe Automattic, the company that owns WordPress, had already abandoned the 14,000-square-foot former warehouse it …

The Workplace

The Ultimate Guide to Remote Work

<i>How to Grow, Manage and Work with Remote Teams</i><p>About This Guide<p>Working remotely and running a remote team seem like black magic to many. Yet at …

Remote Working

Why You’re Not Really Working If You’re Home in Your Pajamas

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

The Workplace
Wall Street

Digital Workplace Hubs Need Learning Communities

I have enjoyed meeting many intranet and ESN professionals recently at conferences and company workshops. Having worked hard to establish these …

Employee Engagement

Why The New ‘Alternative Workplace’ Is The Street

We all know the feeling. Hard at work. Under pressure. And our brains have gone to mush. The ideas won’t come. The figures don’t add up. The email …

6 Rules To Live By When You Work In An Office But Have Remote Team Members

For anyone who hasn’t caught on: Remote work is here, it’s happening, and your employees are happier if they are given the option to do it. Whether …

Remote Working