Sliding Ideas Into Action

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Here’s a reminder: if you want something to exist in the world, it’s even better to take action on it vs. just throwing the idea out there. sometimes the actions or next steps don’t have to be huge undertakings – like trying to make something all yourself. utilizing the right platform and community can make… Continue reading Sliding Ideas Into Action

How To Generate More Ideas

Coming up with more ideas is the same as achieving many other things. In fact, many of the underlying techniques of how to come up with more ideas same the same principles of of other popular self-improvement topics: how to build bigger muscles how to find your perfect mate how to make one million dollars… Continue reading How To Generate More Ideas

Online Learning Team Building Platform

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I’ve been thinking about how to strengthen online teams… Many online courses require participants to form teams to complete some of the work. There are two ways to go about this: Create a team of people you already know Join a diverse team of strangers supplied by the platform If you’re with your friends and… Continue reading Online Learning Team Building Platform

The “Why Am I Here” Score

I looked up the websites of 75 different organizations in a particular industry for a small project. My goal was to look at the sites so I could figure out which of 6 or so different buckets that each of the organizations fell into. This would help me develop a plan to research the right… Continue reading The “Why Am I Here” Score

The Hard Question Finder

One of the best ways to improve anything is to find the right and hard questions to work on addressing. The toughest part of that strategy is identifying what those hard questions are. Too many times the person that needs to address that question is so bogged down in the actual thing that wants/needs to… Continue reading The Hard Question Finder

Hackathons for People

I love Hackathons and think they should be used for everything from IRS forms to anti-bullying solutions. So how can hackathons work for people themselves? A hackathon for people is to find help amplify or find solutions for one person’s work, because it’s great and you want to help spread or deliver their idea. The… Continue reading Hackathons for People

Learning How to Learn for A New Role

Taking on a new role in an organization or a new company is an interesting opportunity that can make people experience a myriad of emotions ranging from being charged up and motivated all the way to feeling imposter syndrome. When the role is out of the traditional field or work that the person has been… Continue reading Learning How to Learn for A New Role

The Question Recorder

You can tell a lot about a group from the questions they ask each other and/or ask others outside the group. Think of the power of uncovering insights based on the ability to document every question ever asked by or to a group/brand/person/etc and tracking all the context and meta data attached to it. ┬áBeing… Continue reading The Question Recorder

Improving the Annual Performance Review with Linkedin

As part of many companies’ annual performance review process, employees are asked to submit the names of people they have worked with so their bosses can ask for feedback. Cross-pollinating that with the Linkedin recommendation section may be an interesting way to add value or participation to the overall experience. How would using a recommendation-like… Continue reading Improving the Annual Performance Review with Linkedin