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The Untold Costs of Social Networking


We, human beings, have got an inner urge to wanting to belong to a group, a tribe, a team, a community, a network, you name it. It’s in our genes.

2016 79

Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?


Essentially, what will I continue to blog about? anymore about that topic, as if it was left behind and gone with the wind. Well, not exactly, perhaps.

2015 99

What’s Your Purpose?


Apparently, ‘ two thirds of digital transformation projects fail ’. Projects Fail ’. Even today. Why do you want to do what you are about to do?

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools


And SmartCloud for Social Business does that beautifully. Slack does the trick. And very much so! truly heart it. Hint: Yes, I surely do!]. Openness.

2015 86

Working Out Loud with Google Plus – Part Deux


owork ). What do you think? Remember the good old mantra of “ Knowledge is power ”? Well, it may well have its days numbered… . Not anymore. By far. 

2014 118

The Power of Networks in a Complex (Business) World


To them, social networking is just a complete waste of time. passing fad. wonderful opportunity to goof off at work and get away with it. Excuse me?

2013 127

Why Do I Share My Knowledge?


A couple of days ago, one of my favourite Enterprise 2.0 Indeed, in “ Why do people share? Not even a fraction. Why do we do it then? You see?

2012 143

Life Without eMail – 5th Year Progress Report – The Community, The Movement


Did I give up on giving up on corporate email? Did I get tired of it and moved back to email? Was the experiment a total failure? What happened?

2013 130

Collaborators, Cooperators and People I Learn From


It wasn’t easy. It took me, eventually, a good few days to figure it out what I would go for in the long run. conversations, insights shared, etc.

2015 76

How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings


But perhaps enough is enough. And here is the funny thing. Euan Semple (@euan) April 18, 2013. Well, apparently, the same thing happens with meetings.

2013 123

Social Business – Where Bosses and Managers Become Servant Leaders


Long gone are the days of command and control. ” would still work in today’s current business environment. Well, we may not. Hippie 2.0

2012 137

The Arbejdsglaede of Employee Engagement


Or put together in simpler terms: people no longer owning or caring for their work. Seriously. I do. Well, no, sorry. It doesn’t work that way.

Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver


Specially, in today’s financial conundrum. Here it goes:  What if Enterprise 2.0 What if E2.0 Far too many times, don’t you think? Please.

2012 133

Adaptation: The Key to Become a Socially Integrated Enterprise


In Adoption via Peer Pressure? But I am no longer certain that (social) peer pressure would eventually help much with those adoption efforts.

2013 105

The Future of Work Is Learning


Some fascinating stuff in there, for sure! And one of the various reasons why I keep digging quite a bit G+ over other social networking sites.

Future 139

Why I, Too, Killed My LinkedIn Account


Back in the day, when I was just getting started with my early days around social computing evangelism, I must confess that I used to think that people who didn’t have a social profile in all of the major social networking tools out there just didn’t get it. You know, you had to have a profile out there all over the place. Silly Silly me. You see?

Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)


This piece would also highlight a shift of focus and purpose for yours truly with regards to the overall theme of Social Networking for Business.

2013 114

The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!


And, more specifically, I would like to welcome you all to The Era of Intrapreneurship! But, as a self-employed individual, I am also on my own.

2011 136

The Crisis of Meaning in the Knowledge Workforce


Gen-Yers, Gen-Xers, Baby Boomers, etc. Well, we have got a crisis. crisis of meaning. Seriously? They always have been and will probably be. Hippie 2.0

2011 135

There Can Be No Resilience Without Transformation


Well, not really. Goodness! That was intense. Indeed, to the point where it nearly broke me apart and made me gave up on the whole thing altogether.

2013 102

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise


journey that started back in 2001, but that it had its main roots well substantiated within the company for much longer. Are we there yet? SIE ).

2013 – The Year of Social HR


But seriously? Haven’t we learned anything in the last 18 years since we had the first instances of social software tools with blogs and wikis?

2013 108

Redefine the Workplace of the Future with Social Learning


What else? How unfortunate! And yet, we all know that we just can’t do that. They just do. . Whether organisations like it or not…). . To name: .

My New Cheese – Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections


This is it! The moment of truth! The wait is over. The long hiatus of silence is now a thing of the past. The truly mind-blowing one. Bring it on!

2013 103

Dear Social Business Evangelist, Where Art Thou?


They were optimists, outrageous , somewhat heretic , true rebels at work , free radicals to some extent. What happened to them though? Remember?

2012 112

40-Hour Work Week – The Magic of Sustainable Growth


Are you prepared to be challenged, too, about your core work beliefs? Really? Are you sure? Specially, at work. Whoahh! What do you say to that?

2012 113

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary


That’s why I’m including this entry as part of the “Reflections from 2011″ series. Are you ready? Let’s go! Wooohooo!

Email 116

Liberate Your Company Through Employee Engagement


that would be the one on Employee Engagement. More than anything else, because all along I have always felt that employee engagement is a myth. Money.

Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool


And a few people have been asking me for a little while now, on whether I’m ready to do that myself and move over to Plus as well … or not.

2011 121

How Playing Games at Work Can Help Boost Your Productivity


In fact, they shouldn’t at all! mean, that’s only half of the equation, isn’t it? And not just with the Social Web. Like Angry Birds.

Game 120

Social Business, Where Do You Stand?


Muhammad Yunus ), since things are not going much better either in that space, as the true intentions from most organizations are starting to show up.

2012 110

Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die


Sadly. . And here is why… . WOW, boy, did we have a good blast?!? For sure! And a  real one! And failure to do so would mean a cease and desist notice.

2012 102

The Fallacy of Social Networking


And the way things are looking up it seems that it’s going to be like that for a few more years to come. Personally, I am doing just fine.

2012 102

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All


And I guess the experience has been somewhat rather positive so far, because a few days later, I’m still there , having a blast. Even for us.

2011 118

Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Community Managers


And the more you do of that, the much better off for the business. Never mind the community facilitators. They never have. . etc. . Yet another time.

2012 105

How Narrating Your Work Helps You Become More Effective by Saving Precious Time


And that’s, on its own, another big issue that needs sorting out. . Or even both!, much about it! Thus stay tuned for plenty more to come along!

2012 99

Social Business Adoption – The Laggards, The Critics and The Skeptics


A couple of years back, Giovanni Rodriguez  put together a guest blog post over a ReadWriteWeb  on the topic of Enterprise 2.0 Well, it should well be.

2013 89

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise


However, it won’t be easy. And it won’t take place overnight either. The soft skills. Off to work! Well, it doesn’t work that way.

Skills 111

7 Ways to Kill Your Presentation and How to Fix Them


There is always something that we all get to learn. What can you do then? . Seven ways to kill your presentation from Jeanne Trojan.

2013 92

Reflections from 2011 – Is Employee Engagement Still a Myth?


Probably, because we are not done with it yet, but, most possibly, because we need to shift gears with it. Quite the opposite. Indeed, that simple!