Solutions for Online Learning In a Collaborative Space

Office Dynamics

Assistants, Don’t Let Collaborative Work Space Stop Your Education. One administrative assistant told me that with the new collaborative, open-space work environment, she had difficulty participating in webinars because she gets interrupted. Before I even could give a response, the other assistants in the room began to chime in with their solutions to this problem of the collaborative work space harming the continued learning and development of the administrative professional.

Are you suffering from collaboration overload? 9 beliefs and fears that help drive it

Ideas.Ted

We are collaborating too much. “We’re too eager to jump into, or be dragged into, active collaborations that might run better without us and that burn up our valuable time and energy,” he writes in his new book Beyond Collaboration Overload.

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Technology Training Tuesday: Collaborating in OneNote

Office Dynamics

Collaborating in OneNote. Join Business Management Daily, June 10, for Collaborating in OneNote. This fast-paced 75-minute webinar is chock full of tips, tools and ideas to work effectively and collaboratively in OneNote. You’ll learn how to: Set up a notebook to facilitate collaboration. Please click here to learn more about this webinar or to register today ! Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Time: 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM ET.

Important new cloud collaboration research announced

The Small Business Blog

We still have a lot to learn about the potential collaborative benefits of the Cloud and the different ways it can be applied around the world. Imperial College London has recognised that there is still far more to come from cloud computing and collaboration, so they’ve formed a consortium with five other European academic institutions… Read the full article here: Important new cloud collaboration research announced on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

Organisemee – Task Management With A Collaborative Touch

Productivity Bits

Ulrich is the creator of Organisemee – a web-based collaborative task management application. He has learned how to effectively manage goals and milestones and mastered the art of defining and executing tasks. GTD Hacks collaborative task management gtd online tool GTD Tool online task manager Organisemee Productivity ToolCopyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. Visit the original article at [link]. Guest Post. This guest post is from Ulrich Riedel.

5 Communications Lessons to Learn Today

On The Job

I've been covering the workplace for a long, long (long) time, and the one thing I have learned is that 99 percent of the problems in the workplace occur because of poor communication. T here are people who suffer from collaboration overload.

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Pros & Cons of Your Collaborative Work Space

Office Dynamics

Last week, I was researching the pros and cons of today’s collaborative (open-space) work environment. Fosters collaboration. I realize that brainstorming and collaborating is necessary. Learn about our Love Your Admin Career Challenge, click the image below. The post Pros & Cons of Your Collaborative Work Space appeared first on Office Dynamics.

The Power of Collaboration

Make or Break Moments

Several women business owners have gathered to form an LLC for the purpose of collaborating their efforts and offering more to their customers. The power of collaboration; working together for the greater good. So often we are focused on our own little world – keeping our customer’s happy, beating the competition; we miss the opportunity that collaboration could have to make our offerings even richer. When we collaborate – the customer wins.

Go Your Own Way? Musings on Fleetwood Mac, Collaboration, and Solopreneurship

The Solopreneur Life

But being a solopreneur doesn’t mean you shouldn’t collaborate with others. They learn their crafts individually and often in isolation, but they come together to form groups of varying sizes and longevity. The second is Nicks’s solitary/collaborative process, where she does most the writing herself but receives help and prodding to finish the songs. Limitless collaborative options are available to you as a solopreneur, too.

Ken Blanchard: Why Collaboration Begins With You

On The Job

Ken Blanchard’s “One Minute Manager” has sold more than 13 million copies and been translated into 37 languages, but the author of more than 30 other bestselling books believes there’s a new message that organizations need to get if they want to survive in today’s competitive environment: learn to collaborate. People who are too insecure or rigid to engage in collaboration will find themselves left behind.

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How to Improve Collaboration at Work

On The Job

In Opening Doors to Teamwork & Collaboration: 4 Keys That Change Everything , authors Judith H. Miller describe the necessary elements to improving interactions so that organizations will benefit from a more innovative, decisive and collaborative workforce. Our interactions are the basic building blocks in organizations and the foundation for teamwork and collaboration. Is your team bogged down by bickering or back-biting?

The Stakeholder Collaboration Game

BioTeams

The Stakeholder Collaboration Game allows teams to simulate increasingly complex scenarios involving multiple goals and multiple stakeholders. Click To play The Stakeholder Collaboration Game. Here is how you can use The Stakeholder Collaboration Game with your team to explore the dynamics of external stakeholder collaboration: 1. Spilt your group into two teams if you want to do a competitive learning session.

10+ Lessons Learned In My 10 Years with Office Dynamics International

Office Dynamics

I’d love to share these ten consistent messages that I’ve learned over and over during my time here at Office Dynamics working with the legend that is Joan Burge. My lesson learned here is own your mistakes. The only way we’re going to learn from them is to realize and own our part in them. Innovation and creativity are best when melded with collaboration. We’ve really learned how to practice resilience around here. Uncategorized Jasmine Freeman lessons learne

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The Collaborative Opportunities Dashboard Tool

BioTeams

The Collaborative Opportunities Dashboard Tool allows companies to quickly explore a dozen practical ways to work together with the goal of meaningful results in 12 weeks or less. Click to run The Collaborative Opportunities Dashboard Tool (requires Flash). Ken writes the highly popular bioteams blog which has over 600 articles on all aspects of bioteams (aka organizational biomimicry) - in other words how human groups can learn from nature's best teams.

Learnings from the Global Workspace Association Conference

Small Business Labs

 They're calling the project Workspring , and the meeting spaces are designed for small to medium sized group collaboration. We attended the Global Workspace Association (GWA) annual conference last week in Baltimore. The GWA is a trade association for members of the workspace-as-a-service industry. Their members are folks from business centers, coworking facilities, executive suites, mobile workforce service providers and other vendors who serve this industry.

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Online collaborative whiteboard (OWB) review

BioTeams

Online whiteboards (OWB) aka Collaborative Whiteboards are a new class of web tool, which let remote users interact over the web in real-time using a shared virtual whiteboard. Ken writes the highly popular bioteams blog which has over 500 articles on all aspects of bioteams (aka organizational biomimicry) - in other words how human groups can learn from nature's best teams. Tags: Online Collaboration Tools

Unfairness perception destroys team collaboration

BioTeams

In Good collaboration: the critical unspoken question I describe in practical terms how to successfully manage "fairness perception" in human teams. Ken writes the highly popular bioteams blog which has over 500 articles on all aspects of bioteams (aka organizational biomimicry) - in other words how human groups can learn from nature's best teams. Volunteering, Environmental, Public Health) to form unique collaborations with their fans/supporters for mutual benefit.

Four rules for collaborating well in meetings

BioTeams

A lot of my work involves facilitating large meetings where groups need to collaborate to resolve difficult issues or develop future plans for working together. From a collaboration point of view this is much more productive than making the people you work with earn your trust first. Collaboration works best when everybody focuses on the other participants needs first. Guess what - nobody was able to collaborate. All you ever learned about meetings is wrong.

Go Your Own Way? Musings on Fleetwood Mac, Collaboration, and Solopreneurship

The Solopreneur Life

But being a solopreneur doesn’t mean you shouldn’t collaborate with others. They learn their crafts individually and often in isolation, but they As solo-business owners, we embrace the “solopreneur” lifestyle — we treasure the independence and flexibility that it gives us.

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YouNetFast: Online Guide to Collaborative Networks

BioTeams

I am pleased to launch the YouNetFast blog/online resource which is a unique and up-to-date resource on leading, facilitating and benefiting from collaborative business networks. Collaborative Business Networks are replacing supply chains in major enterprises who need innovative and agile delivery partners. Volunteering, Environmental, Public Health) to form unique collaborations with their fans/supporters for mutual benefit. Tags: Virtual Collaboration Networks

Why You Must Learn to Work With Other Departments

On The Job

But it’s a different story these days, as more companies encourage – or even require – cross-functional collaboration. For example, a recent Robert Half Management Resources and Robert Half Technology survey finds that 51% of CFOs report they’re collaborating more frequently with their company’s CIO, compared to three years ago. This cross-functional collaboration will not only change how a company operates now, but also how it hires for the future, Hird says.

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Career Advice to Learn from Dunder Mifflin

On The Job

Still, despite their follies and fights, there are plenty of lessons to be learned from this fictional workplace that can be applied to our own careers, especially when it comes to collaboration. But collaboration (read more here For eight years the Dunder Mifflin gang from “The Office” made us laugh as characters like the annoying Dwight and the crabby Stanley and the inept Michael interacted and make us think about our own cast of characters in our office.

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Collaborating With The Enemy: Competitive Advantage? | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

Collaborating With The Enemy: Competitive Advantage? Although he never finished high school, Scudamore loves nothing more than learning. Within his business he has established what he calls a Mentor Board of Advisors, a group of people he turns to for advice and learning. Together they resolved the challenge and ever since they have shared learnings and struggles and even asked one another for favours! E-Mail me or follow me. You ask a question, I answer!

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Ten critical foundations for successful collaborative networks

BioTeams

A Virtual Enterprise Network (VEN) is a voluntary and dynamic community of SMEs that commit to working together for a period of at least six months (ideally, twelve months) to collectively seek opportunities to participate in collaborative projects of mutual business advantage. Defining, developing and researching the best VEN target sectors, collaborative offers and identifying opportunities. This can lead to non-collaborative and combative behavior.

Have you discovered the power of Serendipitous Collaboration yet?

BioTeams

The most common approach to business collaboration ( Planned Collaboration ) involves prior analysis of the participants to try to identify shared interests in collaboration (e.g. as complementary players in a collaborative supply network). Another more radical approach ( Serendipitous Collaboration ) involves putting a random mix of companies in a room and seeing what develops. Tags: Virtual Collaboration Networks

Ten Collaboration Trends for 2010

BioTeams

IT in Canada report on the Top Ten Collaboration Trends for 2010 as seen by Barry O'Sullivan , Senior Vice President of Cisco Voice Technology Group. Barry expects to see more things like Intercompany Collaboration (3), Connected Device Proliferation (7) and Customer Collaboration (10) - all of which resonate strongly with The Bioteaming Manifesto. To read Cisco's Top Ten Collaboration Trends for 2010.

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Do You Have an Internal Admin Site or Hold Lunch N Learns Where You Work?

Office Dynamics

I co-designed one at my company and am interested in collaborating with you. Additionally, I am considering starting a monthly Admin Lunch N Learn at my place of work. The post Do You Have an Internal Admin Site or Hold Lunch N Learns Where You Work? Ask an Admin was created by Office Dynamics to help administrative professionals with their problems through the help of their peers. We don’t always have an answer to each individuals problem but we know some of you might.

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CRM and The Ecosystem – External Collaboration System Coexistence

Small Business CEO

Companies using CRM and MA systems to engage in ecosystem collaboration have not been able to achieve the desired target as these are customer-centric sales and marketing tools. Most companies would look for a middle way, which is an external collaboration system that will function in tandem with the CRM and will both complement it as well as reap better benefits. PRM has become obsolete and CRM lacks the capability to facilitate collaboration.

Positive Career Affirmation #24

Eat Your Career

Today I choose collaboration over competition. To learn more about affirmations and how to leverage them for career success, check out this article. Positive Career Affirmations career advice collaborationThe post Positive Career Affirmation #24 appeared first on Eat Your Career.

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C3: a new approach to Collaborative Project Management

BioTeams

The C3 approach addresses the hidden side of project management – the people-collaboration-end-result perspective and is also a powerful tool for conducting a quick project healthcheck. C3: a new approach to Collaborative Project Management.

What We Can Learn About Careers from Pope Francis

On The Job

Even if you don''t consider yourself a religious person, you need to learn to relax and not fight so many internal battles. When the foot tells the hand, ''I don''t need you'' or the hand tells the head ''I''m in charge.''" More companies are pushing workers to become more collaborative. (Photo courtesy of MSNBC) Recently, Pope Francis listed 15 "ailments" that he believed were infecting the Catholic Church. But I think we should also take this to heart in our workplace.

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What I learned from a talented professional organizer

Virtual Moxie

» January 05, 2010 What I learned from a talented professional organizer At the end of last year, I was fortunate enough to have done a session with Amy Thill. While I think I know myself pretty well, I have to say I learned a LOT , and that the best things I learned from Amy were based on her keen insight into how my brain works, based on my descriptions of things I do, the tools I use, and the way I use them. Here's what I learned: 1.

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Leading collaborative business networks - 10 rules for success

BioTeams

When you are leading or facilitating any kind of collaborative business network or venture you need to know that these are very different kinds of team than you encounter inside organisations. Collaboration is just a piece of cake. The collaborative Project - this is what stops it being just a "talking shop". Learning about working together - if they already knew this they would be collaborating already.

The Networked Enterprise: Collaborate for New Business VIDEO

BioTeams

Watch the video "Collaborate for New Business". Ken writes the highly popular bioteams blog which has over 500 articles on all aspects of bioteams (aka organizational biomimicry) - in other words how human groups can learn from nature's best teams. Volunteering, Environmental, Public Health) to form unique collaborations with their fans/supporters for mutual benefit. Tags: Virtual Collaboration Networks

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The Pros and Cons of Using a Collaborative Task Manager

Productivityist

Those who have been reading this site for a while know that I use two task managers for the work I do: one is for individual task management (OmniFocus) and the other is for collaborative efforts (Asana). What I’ve done is put together some of the pros and cons of using a collaborative task manager in addition to using your standalone task manager (regardless of which one you use). Every collaborative task manager that I’ve used isn’t dependent on any one platform.

Teamwork Quotes From Great Leaders

Office Dynamics

It encourages communication and collaboration, and it helps people grow and learn. Communication Skills Executive And Assistant Partnership Mgr/Asst Team Teamwork collaborating collaboration communication quotes teams teamworkTeamwork is essential in the workplace. Two heads really are better than one, as the saying goes. When intelligent team players come together, they build each other up and produce results that no one person can alone.

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Instant Team: Game-Based Learning for Accelerated Team Development

BioTeams

Facilitated team self-analysis sessions at the end of each round or chunk of work in the challenges to let teams review what kind of collaboration they are employing and how they might improve it. Sadly, you cannot create a High-Performing Team in a day or afternoon or even over lunch.

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Bioteams: Learning from Nature to improve Project Management

BioTeams

Based on the study presented in this paper, it is possible to conclude that Bioteams offer very interesting possibilities to evaluate and implement in several organizational and Project Management's aspects, especially in terms of: team collaboration and teamwork flows; leadership; communications; basic rules and conflict resolution; and about the intrinsic philosophy of work as a team.

OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART II: PEAK EXPERIENCE

Office Dynamics

Lisa walked us through the barriers that sometimes prevent admins from feeling confident in their decision making, and also shared how problems don’t necessarily result in a negative outcome — we can learn how to proactively and effectively generate creative solutions! The first, presented by Lucy Brazier, was “Harness the Power of Collaboration.” Could it be that this is because we are confused between collaboration and teamwork?

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OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART III: The Final Day

Office Dynamics

Ultimately, our progress hinges on the quality relationships and authentic connections we make together, and whether we can implement what we learn. Next, she dove into an illustration of how we can more gracefully learn to roll with the constant interruptions, schedule changes, and frustrations of being an administrative professional, and ultimately reminded us, “You have two jobs. Ideation is going to be rewarded over mere production, and collaboration is a new norm.

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A True Partnership: Olympia Dukakis and Bonnie Low-Kramen

Bonnie Low-Krayman

And I learned. Wow, did I learn about show business, about being a working woman, about making hard choices, and about life. Neither of us dared to think our work together would last for 25 years which leads me to one of the first lessons I learned.

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Discover Bioteams via Experiential Learning

BioTeams

I recommend an Experiential Learning approach which allows you to evolve your own unique take on bioteaming which takes full advantage of the hidden learning and experiences you and your organization already have about 'natural teams'. Experiential Learning is a powerful approach to experiential learning which allows you to constantly test and refine new ideas in the light of existing mental models - it is an ideal way to learn and experience bioteams!

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Keeping Virtual Teams Focused In The Pandemic Era

BioTeams

Personally, I never logged into Zoom prior to the global pandemic as my user adoption trajectory favours platforms that unify productivity apps within collaboration, communication and project management tools like Slack, Microsoft Teams and JIRA CORE.

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