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Joe Wikert's Digital Content Strategies

Did you make the same mistake I did and assume podcasts are yesterday’s platform, that interest in them has plateaued (at best) and they’re not worth …

3 Weird Ways To Turn Procrastination Into Work-Horse Productivity

About a year ago I came up against my biggest obstacle in my career as a freelance copywriter.<p>I had just taken on a big name client and I was so …

Between Conflict and Collaboration: the Sharing Economy and the Corporate World

Whether it’s ride-sharing startups versus the taxi industry, or short-term home rentals versus hotels, when it comes to the relationship between the …

Seven Strategies for Regaining Your Focus in a Hectic Workplace

We talk a lot about time management, but for all our efforts to set aside time to tackle important projects, we miss overlooking one key thing: being …

Time Management

Can The 21st Century Corporation Operate Without Agile?

“The world,” writes Alan Murray in Fortune announcing an interesting article by Geoff Colvin, “is in the midst of a new industrial revolution.” The “frictionless corporation” of the 21st Century is “driven by technology that is connecting everyone and everything, everywhere and all the time, in a …

Innovation

Here are the 5 things that stress people out the most at work

Wrike, a project management software provider, decided to find out by asking 1,500 knowledge workers in various positions and companies to rank a list of common work hurdles from the most to the least stressful.<p>Below are the top five stressors at work based on this 2015 work survey management …

Project Management

8 Ways Digital Storytelling Transforms Learning in 21st Century Education: The Research Evidence

<b>Description :</b><br>Following the proliferation of technology and multimedia an evolution in making and telling stories has resulted in digital storytelling …

Edge of Innovation

Does A Measurement-Heavy Culture Stifle Creativity?

Dear Liz,<p>You write about organic work vs. mechanized work and I think you hit the nail on the head.<p>It does seem that many companies today measure almost too many things and rely too much on their measurements, rather than other kind of inputs.<p>There is a lot of information in the environment that …

The Workplace

Introverts, Extroverts, and the Complexities of Team Dynamics

Let’s start with a short personality test. For each of the following dimensions, indicate the extent to which each of the following words describes you, with a 5 indicating “very much so” and a 1 indicating “not at all”: assertive, talkative, bold, not reserved, and energetic. Now sum up your …

Personality

Jack Welch’s Approach to Breaking Down Silos Still Works

Working across organizational boundaries was a new way of thinking 25 years ago —one that was largely championed by Jack Welch, then CEO of GE. Welch was convinced that the speed of globalization and technological innovation in the 21st century would require companies to work very differently – …

Management

10 Free eBooks Every Content Marketer Has to Read

How often do you hear that content marketing is the sure fire way to success?<p>That it will bring you followers, traffic, leads and sales?<p>Quite a lot I …

Marketing

Turn Conflict Into Collaboration with 6 Powerful Words | Inc.com

The meeting started on a tense note. Michael, the fun-loving charismatic sales manager, had handed in his resignation days before the off-site. No one saw it coming. Everyone was shocked learning that he called the VP of Sales from his home town across the country and said he was done. No face to …

Leadership

Beyond Happy: The Role of Well-being in Our Work Lives

Happiness is a tricky subject; its meaning varies from person to person. There is fleeting happiness: the happiness we feel when we get something we …

Happiness

How to Write Brilliant Blog Posts: 5 Tips from Psychology

<i>This is a guest contribution from Ellen Jackson of Potential Psychology.</i><p>Are you ready to rock a brilliant blog post? Do you want to write faster, …

Blogging

The Overlooked Enemy of Simplicity | Inc.com

The world has become tremendously complex, and as a result, almost every organization has a desire (and need) to simplify. Simplicity is supposed to be more efficient and make things easier for employees and customers, not to mention more cost efficient. Yet, this is not happening. In a TED talk …

Management

The Importance of Integrating Knowledge Management with Maintenance

Many organizations manually collect and store data relating to equipment inspections and repairs. This data is frequently stored in the most …

Management

Knowledge Management

Knowledge Management (KM) is not antiseptic or tech neutral. One thing we know for sure is that there are new and more powerful ways to connect and …

Knowledge Management News | Knowledge Management Blogs

- Experts and beginners behave differently in Knowledge Management systems. Here's why.Great Meadows Expand<p>Knowledge Management Blog <br>Shared by <b>Nick</b> …

Knowledge Management Priorities in Large Law Firms – 2015 Survey

I report here on a recent, privately-conducted knowledge management survey of large law firms.<p><b>Survey Background and Questions.</b> This survey is …

Employee Engagement

Hacking Chaos: The Cornell Method of Note-Taking

Taking notes by hand is better than typing your notes on a computer. Handwriting forces you to slow down and focus on what is important. This greatly …

NoSQL: The Future of Web Content Management?

Imagine a new content management technology designed to store all of the rich semantic structure, metadata and intelligence about your content. One …

4 Tools for Every Stage of the Blogging Process - GetResponse Blog

<i>“You’re just writing, how hard can it be?”</i> Unfortunately, that’s what a lot of people think about content marketing. Everyone knows how to put pen to …

The 40 Best Free WordPress Themes, Plugins and Tips For Summer 2015

WordPress is a powerful tool for building everything from a simple blog to a full-blown ecommerce website. There is a huge community of developers …

6 Easy Content Editing Tricks You Need To Copy

Hello, my name is Taylor, and I’m an over-editor.<p>The first step to fixing a problem is admitting you have one, right?<p>I know I am not alone when it …

Google Docs

No time to Write? Here’s a 3-Step Solution.

by Ruthanne ReidReal life often gives us no time to write.In an ideal world, we’d all have that perfect writer’s schedule. We’d rise early and toss …

Creative Writing

The Emotions That Make Us More Creative

Artists and scientists throughout history have remarked on the bliss that accompanies a sudden creative insight. Einstein described his realization of the general theory of relativity as the happiest moment of his life. More poetically, Virginia Woolf once observed, “Odd how the creative power …

Creativity

How to Transform Ugly Relationships at Work That Derail Success | Inc.com

"Maybe we should both go to anger management classes," Cory said to me with utter frustration.<p>"Yes, maybe you should," I countered, equally frustrated.<p>Cory was having a bad relationship day that was causing me to have an equally bad relationship day. He called me complaining about Ginny, yet …

Middle East