"Developing Real Skills for Virtual Teams"

Endless Knots

And then something like this comes through, "Developing Real Skills. A lot of virtual team research crosses my screen, most of which is earnest and much of which is the equivalent of a Sunday-night eat-up of what's in the refrigerator. Collaboration Telecommuting Virtual Teams

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Elsua

The soft skills. Those skills that are hardly taught anymore when you are hired into a company and that, in most cases, are always treated, and considered, as a given. Again, touching base on the soft skills.

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Trending Sources

Developing Real Skills for Virtual Teams

The Bumble Bee

The Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina recently published a useful white paper on the topical area of developing skills for virtual teams. It is available online and in PDF. What I found most interesting was the section on Virtual Team Challenges. Virtual Teams

Improving Your Presentation Skills – Part Deux

Elsua

I am sure that you would probably still remember how a couple of weeks back I put together a blog post where I shared a good number of resources with plenty of hints and tips on helping “ Improve Your Presentation Skills “ No wonder.

Top Ten Moderator Skills (for 2010)

e-Moderation Station

What skills and qualities does the online tutor need? I asked our team of very experienced e-moderators what they thought the most important online skills and qualities were, and below are some of their responses. Top Ten Moderator Skills. Subscribe to the comments for this post?

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Crap detection and other essential network skills

Social Reporter

I outline five fundamental digital literacies, online skills that will help us do this: attention, participation, collaboration, critical consumption of information (or “crap detection”), and network smarts.

Developing digital literacies in practice

SocialTech

Last week I took part in The Guardian Higher Education Network 's Developing Digital Literacy in HE live chat. The topics have been identified and developed in discussion with schools and with a range of individuals, governing bodies and working groups.

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To Develop a Community, Think Network First

Online Community Strategy

a helpful answer must be developed in the context of the host organization and their extended network and 2.) And mastery of that connection turns out to be the modern version of Napoleon’s coup d’oeil, the essential skill of the age.”.

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Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

After posting my 4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals in response to Tony’s July “Big Question,” he commented: Nancy – I was super excited when I saw that you had posted on the topic. And, this is one of the bigger skill gaps that exists. You have mad skills?

Building Social Business: 5 Skills for Online Community Managers

John Tropea - Delicious Community

and Organization Development. Comfort with technologies - Lets face it, online and virtual communities reside in cyberspace (whether within the company or externally) and knowledge of the tools and latest development in that space would be expected by the person who manages the community.

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For innovation: Amplify the low signal

Net-Map Toolbox

My work often involves getting familiar with a new country and sector in a short amount of time, discussing challenges with many different stakeholders and together developing and implementing strategies for change. Crow brings the daylight, by Ruth Meharg.

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Learning, community values and my skills – this is what I can bring to The Kootenay Coop Board

Michelle Laurie

In short it comes down to learning, community values and I believe I can make a strong contribution with my skills. They provide healthy, organic food while supporting local economic development in our community.

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IBM Rational Offers Collaboration and Innovation within Software Development

Portals and KM

IBM Rational is an open software development platform that supports sharing and interactions among software and systems design and development teams. She began as a developer and has moved through strategy and operations. 

Help! - the professional2.0 is coming.

Joitske Hulsebosch

With the recent technological developments such as social media and social intranets , professionals have even more spaces to profile themselves. A master is a professional who possesses deep knowledge and skills in a variety of domains.

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The evolution of effective team working and how you can accelerate it

The Bumble Bee

Accelerating Team Development. If you put in place these 3 ingredients I firmly believe, based on what I have seen, that you can help teams in your organization develop team-working skills in a much faster timescale than would be possible using other methods.

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A world full of knowmads in 2020?

Joitske Hulsebosch

Developing yourself was less important. Online and offline knowmads Can you be knowmad without online skills? Tiffany Motton think about 25 to 45% of the professionals might be seen as knowmadic, but lack digital skills: they could be seen as offline Knowmads.

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Deeper Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 4

Nancy White

This series on Skills for Learning Professionals and Knowledge Workers ( Part 1 , Part 2 , Part 3 ) have spiked the old hit-meeter and shown up on Tweets all week. Today Michele Martin posted an important amplification to the “Four Meta Skills&# from Part 1.

Twitter for School Staff Professional Development

SocialTech

All school staff benefit from engagement with continuing professional development (CPD) – keeping up to date in their subject and curriculum area, and in teaching approaches and methods. Developing your Personal Learning Networks (PLN) on Twitter.

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2

Nancy White

After posting my 4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals in response to Tony’s July “Big Question,” he commented: Nancy - I was super excited when I saw that you had posted on the topic. And, this is one of the bigger skill gaps that exists.

10 Basic Group Facilitation Skills

Viv Mcwaters

Throughout this training the topic of facilitating groups within communities has come up and I’ve been asked to provide some idea of basic facilitation skills. Here’s some skills that I think are important. My approach is to find, develop and use approaches that encourage people to participate and to speak their mind. 10 Basic Group Facilitation Skills is a post from: vivmcwaters.com.au.

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

After posting my 4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals in response to Tony’s July “Big Question,” he commented: Nancy – I was super excited when I saw that you had posted on the topic. And, this is one of the bigger skill gaps that exists. You have mad skills?

Skills for Learning Professionals Part 3 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I’m long-winded on the topic of new skills for knowledge workers and learning professionals, even if I don’t quite understand what a learning professional is. What skills are critical here? And how are they different from community skills?

4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals

Nancy White

world, where learning and performance solutions take on a wider variety of forms and where churn happens at a much more rapid pace, what new skills and knowledge are required for learning professionals? As I start to write them, perhaps “skills&# is the wrong word.

Consulting Skills: What Is the Difference Between a Consultant and an Enthusiast?

Web Social Architecture

Let me illustrate: Being a passionate user of and enthusiast about social media doesn't make you good at developing social media strategy. Here's what I think I'm getting at: Having a strong capacity for abstract thinking is a key consulting skill. Tags: Consulting Skills

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

After posting my 4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals in response to Tony’s July “Big Question,” he commented: Nancy – I was super excited when I saw that you had posted on the topic. And, this is one of the bigger skill gaps that exists. You have mad skills?

4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

world, where learning and performance solutions take on a wider variety of forms and where churn happens at a much more rapid pace, what new skills and knowledge are required for learning professionals? As I start to write them, perhaps “skills&# is the wrong word.

Learning about upscaling of dairy development online and face-to-face

I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

Heifer in collaboration with Agri-ProFocus organized a learning event on July 2nd about dilemmas in upscaling of dairy development. A dairy and development Ning platform was put together and a group of roughly 100 registered people from all over the globe were invited to the platform.

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The Power of Action Learning: A Process for Building a Collaborative Culture

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

the results; and through being held responsible for these actions, learn from the results so that they develop greater competence in future problem solving and opportunity taking. Organizational members willing to take risks to develop themselves and their organization.

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Technology: loosing skills through the virtual world?

Joitske Hulsebosch

And his question: " So the dilemma and the question, to which I have not developed any answer. How to make sure you don't loose the skills of conflict resolution and at the first sign of conflict people hop on to find like-minded people? that are useful skills. I don't have an answer, but I tend to think positively, that there are new additional ways of learning social skills by the new media. Dave Snowden blogged about the virtual and the real.

The Power of Marrying Facilitation and Sector Expertise

Net-Map Toolbox

Last week I talked with my colleagues from the IFC , Sumit Manchanda and Anja Robakowski-Van Stralen , and Amit Nag (Net-Map facilitator) who have used Net-Map to facilitate their political economy analysis in setting up Public Private Dialogues in developing countries.

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Can we role model graphic recording? Part 3 in the series

Full Circle Associates

How are they using their new skills? This third part shares the graphic recordings I did with a little reflection on my own process and the element of role modeling graphic recording skills – particularly the listening and synthesizing skills.

Social Innovation Meetup: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

The Helsinki Design Lab aims to bring innovators together, provide a community development platform, codify practices, do experiments, etc. Scaling out requires a different skill set from scaling up. e-campaigning ICT4D social innovation sustainable development Uncategorized

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Mirror Mirror, On the Wall: Learning in a Crowded Life

Full Circle Associates

See White-2005-Little ) Ostensibly I was there to help facilitate learning around using online tools for community development, particularly in rural towns being connected via a school connectivity project. international development knowledge sharing learning BDSLearning

22 Business Networking Tips

Online Social Networking

Effective business networking calls for a wide range of skills and resources. Your job is to develop some degree of relationship with each person you meet. I recently revealed my top 10 Tips for LinkedIn Social Networking and 16 Tips for Ning Social Networking.

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Wisdom is the ability to hold two conflicting truths in your mind at the same time, without budging

Net-Map Toolbox

I must warn you, though, it’s not a very useful skill (But I don’t think that wisdom should have the purpose of being useful, anyway…). Mammoth or no Mammoth – Out caveman ancestors faced simple questions with simple answers. In this case the answer is: Mammoth.

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Peer Financing for Developers & Diaspora: A Glimpse to the Future of Work and Business

21st Century Organization

May 14 I attended the Peer Financing for Developers event organized by Embarkons Inc CEO Trevor Cornwell and hosted by law firm Cooley LLP in New York. Are entrepreneurship, an ability to innovate and run a business even more important skills in this 21st century?

When do you feel competent?

Net-Map Toolbox

And feel free to add whatever small or big thing it is, not just professional skills. career coaching exploring new ideas musings personal developmentDo you feel competent when you stand on your head and play the guitar? Add it to your list (copyright by ibm4381 on flickr). I love making lists. Especially when I am sitting somewhere waiting, e.g. on the Metro. It might be alphabetical lists of just about anything to entertain myself and occupy my brain (e.g.

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How to Help Managers Lead Change

Partnering Resources

Sometimes, and for some managers, you’ll want to provide training on communication or change leadership skills. Many weren’t born with people skills and many haven’t had opportunities to develop those skills. Image: Lindsay Phillips on clker.com.

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A new initiative supporting communities to develop digital assets

Social Reporter

There’s often a big gap between those working in innovative ways in communities to develop our physical assets of land and buildings, and those with the tech skills to use public data and online systems to develop local digital assets. There are, potentially, very serious ramifications for deprived communities – whether we’re talking about accessibility , affordability or confidence, knowledge and skills.

Busy is the new smoking

Joitske Hulsebosch

21st century skillsMy daughter in the third year of secondary school went on a three-days internship and returned with the observation: "They talk all day, I have a painfull ass from all those meetings!"