Mon.Sep 19, 2011

How Playing Games at Work Can Help Boost Your Productivity


I am not sure whether folks may have noticed it, or not, but it surely looks like every couple of years, or so, we keep having an influx of articles , blog posts , mainstream media items , etc.

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Netflix Explodes Its Customer Goodwill

Alchemy of Change

A few months ago, pioneering movie rental company, Netflix announced some new price changes that really ticked off its customers.

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Brainstorming - 7 Do's and 6 Don'ts

The Bumble Bee

Brainstorming is one of those things which some people believe is natural and easy - they are wrong! There are 7 things which will make your team brainstorm go brilliantly. and 6 things which will absolutely kill it. Find out what they are here. From the The Art of Innovation , by Tom Kelly of IDEO.

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Bringing Activity Streams to Forums and Communities

Managing Communities

photo credit: erin_everlasting There are a number of ways to tackle the index page of your community. It’s about showcasing your content and your members and that can be pretty flexible. Different approaches have different benefits and work well, depending on your audience and situation. The traditional list of forums can work well. Another popular [.]. Community Cultivation Thinking

Giving Boards What They Need to Lead

Hildy Gottlieb

What does a board need in order to lead? No, I’m not talking about what boards are supposed to DO. Leading is not about “doing” but about “being” and “thinking.” What do board members need in order to BE leaders? This is not just an academic question for us, as we are right now in the process of building Creating the Future’s founding board. And so I wanted to share something I created for our board, to help them lead. ED’s Keep It All In Their Heads.