Apparently, it does, but then again it may well be another myth that needs some busting when talking about the impact of remote / distributed work in shifting plenty of our mental models, behaviours and habits in terms of how work does happen nowadays. You see? Small talk hasn’t always had a good reputation. In … Continue reading Myth Busting – Does Office Small Talk Really Matter while Working Remote / Distributed?
Remember when Social Capital was cool back in the mid-90s at the same time Knowledge Management (KM) was in fashion? Remember when we decided to kill both just a few years later, as we purposely defaulted to focus, almost exclusively, on business processes and technology, leaving behind the people component from the good old KM … Continue reading Myth Busting – Can’t Build Social Capital with Remote / Distributed Work
I am grateful LinkedIn has, finally, managed to open up my eyes and leave behind the lab rat race it’s become over the years. I am grateful it has pushed me over the edge and facilitated, for good, my return to this blog. It only took me 4 years to realise it’s no longer the … Continue reading How to Stop LinkedIn’s Toxic Algorithmic Manipulation
As a result of this blog post, a good number of you folks have been asking me, over the last couple of days, whether I still see the value of Twitter or not. Frankly, if I had discovered it just about 7 years ago, my answer would have been a resounding ‘No!’ And yet? You … Continue reading Things I Terribly Miss in Twitter
Over the course of the last few weeks a few folks have been asking me repeatedly why have I gone silent in Twitter for more than a year now without publishing a single tweet thus far. Back in the day, as I wrote multiple times over the years, it was my preferred social media platform by … Continue reading Twitter Is Where My Conversations Went to Die
Over the course of the last few years I have been planting seeds all over the place. Usually, at other people’s gardens. It’s been a real treat, a true pleasure and an honour. I have always appreciated the opportunity to help amplify different conversations around topics I am very passionate about by sharing my two cents’ worth … Continue reading Shift Happens – The Future Office / Library in a Connected World
I have certainly had my fair share, to the point, perhaps, of bloating away with all of that infobesity, but that’s not the main reason why I have decided to come back and resume my blogging mojo. My good friend, Perry Timms, pretty much nailed it in a recent article (#disconnected) he published. To quote … Continue reading Have You Had Enough Mental Fast-food Yet?
Where do I start? Can I just go back to where I left things off nearly a couple of years ago and resume my blogging mojo as it were just yesterday? My goodness, that would be a resounding no! I have just taken a few minutes to re-read that last blog post I put together over here … Continue reading Home Sweet Home!
Why is it so difficult to change the title of your own personal business blog, specially, after such a long time? I mean, really, I’ve now been blogging for over 14 years and I still find it quite a challenge every time I decide to change the name of my own. You would … Continue reading What’s in a Name?
Over the last few weeks I have been asked several times about how are things moving further along with my experiment in Twitter around #0Following and since it has been a bit over a year ago when I last published an article explaining what that experiment was all about and what I was learning from it at … Continue reading Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up