Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

And my self continues to write about collapse, and about living better, and about human nature and culture and how the world seemingly works, and about whatever else comes into my mind that seems, to my weary and bewildered and lost and scared self, worth writing down.

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Losing Yourself in Awesome

Evolving Web

For the last 10 years, I've been traveling the world, working with all kinds of companies, eating great food, staying in (sometimes) posh hotels, speaking at conferences and it's been awesome. You can lose yourself in awesome. Awes ome itself is overload. boredom is seldom awesome.

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Using Data Analytics on People for Better Decision Making

Michael Sampson - Currents

In process transformation, by comparing and contrasting process productivity across different teams within a company. Read more: How People Analytics Can Help You Change Process, Culture, and Strategy (Harvard Business Review). Culture & Competency

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Losing Yourself in Awesome

Evolving Web

For the last 10 years, I've been traveling the world, working with all kinds of companies, eating great food, staying in (sometimes) posh hotels, speaking at conferences and it's been awesome. You can lose yourself in awesome. Awes ome itself is overload. boredom is seldom awesome.

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Hierarchy is the Enemy of Learning

How to Save the World

There are workarounds that enable front-line people, even in very large organizations, to make significant changes that are valuable to customers, without being sacked or disciplined for violating company polices and procedures that prevent good customer service from being offered.

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SharePoint Swoop – The Intranet Makeover Show

Michael Sampson - Currents

Three MVP experts have just three days to help an international toy company modernize its overwhelmed intranet. A world where the journey of a growing pop culture business intersects with three superhero Microsoft MVPs. Microsoft published Season 1 of SharePoint Swoop: The Intranet Makeover Show , where three well-known MVPs swoop into an organisation for three days and make some SharePoint and Office 365 magic happen.

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Beat the Conference Blahs

Partnering Resources

After seeing a PowerPoint, we may be able to retell one or two of the best practices Company X used. Collaboration Employee Engagement Organizational CultureIt’s Day Two of the convention and my body aches from sitting in one place for so long.

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The Collaborative Workspace: Improve Productivity Through Engagement

Jenny Connected

Whether you’re a small company or well-established corporation, such collaborative office environments can offer great benefits. While smaller companies and freelancers can move to a coworking space, larger companies have the ability to convert their own offices. While there are benefits of those spaces for smaller companies, larger companies can reap similar benefits to help the company expand.

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May I Ask a Question?

How to Save the World

Is it true that this new company threatens us; is there anything we can really do anyway? Our Culture / Ourselves Working SmarterImage from pixabay by Dean Moriarty, CC0.

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Non-Duality Dude: A One-Act Play

How to Save the World

The apparent character or body continues to behave seemingly exactly as it did before, based on its embodied and cultural conditioning. Present company excepted, of course. Do you think tribal cultures at some point were free of selves? image from Pixabay, CC0.

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On Gratefulness: A Self-Enquiry

How to Save the World

Without free will, ‘my’ self can only believe, and do, what its biological and cultural conditioning can believe and do given the circumstances of the moment. And I enjoy the company of friends. Our Culture / Ourselvesphoto by geralt at pixabay CC0.

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Collapse Watch

How to Save the World

My reason for posting this update is a number of conversations I’ve had with fellow “collapsniks” about whether or not the (IMO insane) gun culture of the US will mean that collapse will unfold differently there than it does in the rest of the world.

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A couple of musings on democracy

Chris Corrigan

In this case, neither company is even Canadian and yet they are divvying up local aquifers, while actual local governments can’t get any attention at all, on exactly the same issue. Two links in the feed this morning had me thinking about democracy, participation and local governance.

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