Improving Personal Capability to Embrace New Ideas

Michael Sampson - Currents

Ask a question in Yammer, not in email. We held a push-up competition several years ago at my house. Some of my sons could easily do 20 push-ups, but one in particular couldn’t do any (he was … 7?). “Dad, I can’t even do one” he said to me.

2018 127

Sightedness: The Lesson

Michael Sampson - Currents

All the cues and signals were in the room available to every person entering, but not all signals registered as important. Each person focused on what they had the training to see, and filtered out that which they didn’t. One person doesn’t have to see it all or know it all.

2018 136

Staff Persona Avatars: Social Media, Big Data and Employer Branding

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

“CrystalKnows gathers info from the internet and public accounts and uses it to assign a personality type. Crystal also outlines how to speak, email, work, or recruit a person” Think MyersBrigg but behavioural not declarative ( I can’t fib on the answer).

2018 157

Who Switched the Drawers?

Michael Sampson - Currents

From hiding files on a personal drive to hosting them in SharePoint or OneDrive. From controlling the world through Outlook to collaborating with the world through Teams, Yammer and Skype. I have 21 drawers by my office desk.

2018 116