From the monthly archives:

February 2014

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Topic: Brain Engage-Stimulate critical thinking and problem solving in the workplace

 

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Tip of the Week:  Brainstorming!

  • When brainstorming on flip charts or a white board, consider capturing brainstormed information in random positions instead of a list. A list implies order and sequence and visually may make it less easy for the group to reorder and prioritize.  Consider the brainstorm “amoeba.”(Brainstorm amoeba concept from The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business by Patrick Lencioni.)

 

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Topic: Are You Invisible?

 

 
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Tip of the Week:  YouTube Tips!

  • Youtubetime.com creates a link to start video at a specific time. Alternatively, you can add the following to the end of a YouTube URL; #t=05m16s where 05m16s is the time cue where you want to start the video). For example, this URL

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrkrvAUbU9Y#t=5m16s

    starts this YouTube video of Dan Pink speaking at TED 5 minutes and 16 seconds in to the video.

  • ViewPure is a browser-based tool that let’s you enter a YouTube URL and then will display the video on a pure white page without any of the distractions of comments, sidebars, advertisements, etc. Quietube.com let’s you do the same thing but is installed as a button on your brow

 

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TLW 143: Are you managing or avoiding performance problems?

February 6, 2014

      Guest Host: Julie Caspar Topic: Managing performance problems How to deal with toxic employees with negatively affecting everyone else (The Business Journals blog)   Articles for this Week: 8 Questions That Will Improve Your Relationship with Your Boss (Lifehacker) Performance Focused Smile Sheets (ASTD Learning & Development blog) Recruiting Top Talent in […]

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