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  • COMMUNICATION NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2005
    [How To] Communication Nation: How to deal with an angry person
    As individuals and as a species, I believe we will be happier and more productive if we can improve our ability to communicate. This blog is dedicated to that effort. 05 October 2005 How to deal with an angry person From Quick Verbal Tactics : [A basic technique that] employs just two steps: Step 1. Join the conversation!
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012
    [How To] How To Move When You Don't Know Where to Go
    And I know that failure to deal with both sides of this equation is one of your surest routes to stuck. . Yesterday I stumbled across this article on the Harvard Business Review Blog on what to do when you don't know what to do. At the end, all you'll be able to say is that you stood your ground. . Repeat. Learn.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2014
    [How To] How to use Screen Pinning in Android 5.0 (and why you might want to)
    Our phones hold all sorts of personal information so handing them over to a friend, your kids or someone else to borrow is always a bit of a risky proposition. The… Uncategorized NASDAQ:GOOG NSDQ:GOOG
  • PSYBLOG  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
    [How To] How To Get a Bigger Buzz From Upbeat Music
    How you can get that beautiful chills-down-the-spine feeling. His latest book is "Making Habits, Breaking Habits: How to Make Changes That Stick". Why Do We Enjoy Listening to Sad Music? Dr Jeremy Dean is a psychologist and author of PsyBlog. Related articles: 10 Magical Effects Music Has On the Mind.
  • LINKED INTELLIGENCE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 2007
    [How To] Linked Intelligence » Blog Archive » How to Politely Decline a LinkedIn Invitation
    However, it’s not that I’m not open to meeting and talking with new people — I am — that’s just not how I choose to use LinkedIn, or how they recommend to. So how does one politely say “no&# while still leaving the door open to starting a relationship? Thanks!
  • PSYBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2015
    [How To] How To Read Someone’s Emotions With 90% Accuracy
    How neuroscientists are learning to predict emotions with increasing accuracy. » Continue reading: How To Read Someone’s Emotions With 90% Accuracy. » Read HealthiestBlog.com , the new site from PsyBlog's author. Related articles: How The Brain Processes The Emotions. Fewer Than Previously Thought.
  • COLUMN TWO  |  TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014
    [How To] How to create successful SharePoint intranets (presentation)
    These events covered a huge spectrum of SharePoint topics, from business-focused to highly technical. For my part, I presented on “How to create a successful SharePoint intranet”, which shared the pragmatic experiences we’ve gained across hundreds of intranet projects. Be guided by four practical principles: 1.
  • PSYBLOG  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2011
    [How To] How to Dodge Buyer's Remorse ? PsyBlog
    How to Be Creative. Get email updates: How to Dodge Buyer’s Remorse. Why our purchases sometimes dont live up to our expectations and what to do about it. Theres a standard psychological mistake people can make when wondering how to spend their hard-earned cash. How to Spend Wisely ?
  • PSYBLOG  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2015
    [How To] How To Fall in Love: 36 Questions That Can Make Love Blossom in 45 Minutes
    His latest book is "Making Habits, Breaking Habits: How to Make Changes That Stick". What “The Love Bridge” Tells Us About How Thoughts and Emotions Interact. Could these 36 questions help you form the most intimate relationship of your life? Dr Jeremy Dean is a psychologist and author of PsyBlog. Advertisement.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, MAY 11, 2009
    [How To] How to Mine Twitter for Information
    Last week, I admitted that I am an information junkie , and I wanted to follow up this week with a few tips for feeding your information habit by mining Twitter for information. Twitter’s built-in search engine is probably my favorite way to find information in Twitter. Written by Dawn Foster. Twitter Search. TweetVolume.
  • PSYBLOG  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2012
    [How To] Making Habits, Breaking Habits: How to Make Changes that Stick
    I'm very pleased to announce that I have a new book coming out in a few weeks time called Making Habits, Breaking Habits: How to Make Changes that Stick. Here is what the publisher has to say about it: "Say you want to start going to the gym or practicing a musical instrument.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2009
    [How To] How to Access Facebook When You Can’t Log in
    While trying to log into Facebook a few days ago, I got the message, “Your account is temporarily unavailable due to site maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience.&# I checked with friends, and they were able to access their accounts, so the problem seemed to be limited.
  • DAVE GRAY INFO  |  SATURDAY, JULY 4, 2015
    [How To] How to get ridiculously cheap business-class airfares.
    That’s why I was excited to learn that business-class airfare doesn’t have to be expensive If you know me, you know I hate traveling internationally. mean, I like being in wonderful places but generally, I hate the process of getting there.
  • ELEARNMAG.ACM.ORG  |  SUNDAY, JULY 8, 2012
    [How To] elearn Magazine: How to Fail When Using Internal Social Media
    To leave a comment you must sign in. ACM Membership is not required to create a web account. If you are an ACM/SIG Member or subscriber, the email address you provide must match the one we have on file for you; this will enable you to take full advantage of member benefits. How to Fail When Using Internal Social Media.
  • WWW.INTERACTIVEINSIGHTSGROUP.COM  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2009
    [How To] How To Search the Social Web
  • COMMUNICATION NATION  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2005
    [How To] Communication Nation: How to measure your communication effectiveness
    As individuals and as a species, I believe we will be happier and more productive if we can improve our ability to communicate. This blog is dedicated to that effort. 04 November 2005 How to measure your communication effectiveness Do you set understanding goals for your important communications? Join the conversation!
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2009
    [How To] 6 Bad Client Types and How to Manage Them
    After the definition of each client type, I’ve listed some possible tactics you can use to tame those wild beasts in your client roster. 1. Description : This person wants to control every aspect of your work. Could they train you on how to deliver the work in a way that better suits their needs? Micro Manager.
  • PSYBLOG  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2013
    [How To] How to Create Brand New Solutions From Old Objects and Ideas
    To arrive at new solutions, we have to escape from these stale, established ways of thinking. Here's a little test you can try out to see if you can escape from functional fixedness: ".consider cube of steel [and] melted wax is not strong enough to bond the rings." ( McCaffrey, 2012 ). How to make and break habits.
  • PORTALS AND KM  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 2012
    [How To] SXSW Notes: The Complexity Curve: How to Design for Simplicity
    Here is another in my series on SXSW events. I am pleased to be attending SXSW for the first time. I am grateful for Adobe Acrobat for enabling me to attend. Although people have more experience and are more sophisticated, it still takes time to learn new interfaces, information, and interactions. Darwin uses this to avoid SEO.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2009
    [How To] How to Use a Virtual Assistant in Your Business
    In an earlier post, I mentioned using a virtual assistant (VA) to help with my work so that I could free myself to focus on more important tasks, including taking much-needed time off. Many readers asked who I used for virtual assistant services, and one reader asked for an post on how I use VAs. How Will I Use a VA?
  • LIBRARIAN OF FORTUNE  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 2010
    [How To] How to become a great speaker in one easy step
    But I gained an insight a while ago that I think captures how to take your fear and turn it into great speaking. You’ve got a range of choices on how you react to that adrenaline. You can name it Creativity, and remind yourself that this energy serves to speed up the thinking processes in our brains. Here goes.
  • PSYBLOG  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2013
    [How To] License to Sin: How to Dodge a Devilish Self-Control Loophole
    Giving yourself permission to sin means you can get what you want, but at what cost? ? His latest book is "Making Habits, Breaking Habits: How to Make Changes That Stick Jeremy Dean is a psychologist and author of PsyBlog.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2011
    [How To] Festive at a distance: How to combine remote work and holiday cheer
    It’s December; so let’s be honest: You’re probably devoting as much time to fantasizing about baked goods, planning party attire and stressing about a gift for your hard-to-buy-for mother as you are to focusing on work. If you have colleagues spread from New Delhi, India to New Haven, Conn., Sign up for a free trial.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011
    [How To] How to Deal With “Bacn” Email Without Using Gmail’s Smart Labels
    Using these rules you can specify that incoming email that meets certain criteria can be routed to certain folder or even deleted entirely. The easiest way to do it is to just route emails from certain senders to a particular folder, like sending Twitter and Facebook notifications to a “Notifications&# folder, for example.
  • THE FASTFORWARD BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JULY 29, 2010
    [How To] Boingo – How to make it safe corporately to use Social Media well
    Perhaps the most powerful barrier for large organizations using social media well is the fear that if they give up control something bad will happen – someone will say or do something that brings discredit to the brand. So how can they: Be personal. At Boingo, Social Media is not some add on, but is core to the philosophy.
  • PSYBLOG  |  SATURDAY, MAY 30, 2015
    [How To] Why Good People Do Bad Things AND How To Stop Them
    How to stop people carrying out unethical behaviours. » Continue reading: Why Good People Do Bad Things AND How To Stop Them. » Read HealthiestBlog.com , the new site from PsyBlog's author. The Emotion Which Drives People To Work The Hardest. How to Stop Your Mind Wandering.
  • TRENDS IN THE LIVING NETWORKS  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2007
    [How To] How to survive Christmas parties: A practical guide to festive conversations - Trends in the Living Networks
    About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « How to make Facebook secure for organizational use: no more excuses! Before you go to your next party, memorize a few of the phrases to use. You expect me to believe that?
  • PSYBLOG  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2015
    [How To] Here’s How To Cut High School Suicide Attempts 23%
    Bullied high school students three times as likely to think about suicide. » Continue reading: Here’s How To Cut High School Suicide Attempts 23
  • PSYBLOG  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2013
    [How To] How to Recapture the Simple Pleasures of Childhood
    Study backs (brief) abstinence as a path to more pleasure from routine activities. When I got a new toy or was taken to the cinema, it seemed all the more exciting, not because I was deprived, but because I perceived it as a special and rare gift. Not only that but the boost to pleasure was due to increased savouring.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011
    [How To] How to back up your Firefox about:config settings
    As well as add-ons, it has a vast number of advanced settings you can adjust via a special “about:config&# page, which enable you to do all kinds of useful things, such as stopping the browser from switching into “Work Offline” mode if your Internet connection drops. So to back it up, all you need to do is find your prefs.js
  • COMMUNICATION NATION  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2007
    [How To] Communication Nation: How to make beautiful charts in Microsoft Excel
    As individuals and as a species, I believe we will be happier and more productive if we can improve our ability to communicate. This blog is dedicated to that effort. 11 September 2007 How to make beautiful charts in Microsoft Excel Chris Gemignani of Juice Analytics shows how to recreate a New York Times chart using Microsoft Excel.
  • COMMUNICATION NATION  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2005
    [How To] Communication Nation: How to present like Steve Jobs
    As individuals and as a species, I believe we will be happier and more productive if we can improve our ability to communicate. This blog is dedicated to that effort. 24 October 2005 How to present like Steve Jobs What makes Steve Jobs such a great presenter? com Site index Full Atom Feed My paintings (Click to view
  • KMEDGE.ORG  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2009
    [How To] Will You Know How to Make Sense of the Future?
    With a background in economics and innovation, Chris's job as chief executive of Monitor Networks is to suggest new ways to sense and think about complex--and sometimes alarming--situations. That's why we asked him to keynote, of course, and why I called him.). We talked about what Chris is going to share at our conference.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2014
    [How To] Here’s how to add tap-to-wake on your Nexus 6
    Although Google''s Nexus 9 has a great tap-to-wake function, the Nexus 6 doesn''t; at least not yet. Google could enable it in the future but if you can''t wait -- and… Uncategorized NASDAQ:GOOG NSDQ:GOOG
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2010
    [How To] How to Create OCR Scannable Business Cards
    More and more business people are using some form of business card scanner with OCR technology to transfer business cards into their contacts database. And while adding over 100 business cards to my contact files this week using my NeatReceipts for Mac , I discovered many of them. Don’t: Use fancy fonts. Angle text.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2014
    [How To] Gigaom: Gigaom Research webinar: Making agile and waterfall work together: a how-to guide
    In this webinar, we will examine the reasons why businesses might choose one methodology over another, evaluate the stresses those choices make on an organization, and suggest concrete steps businesses can…
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 2009
    [How To] Bilingual Social Networking: How to Interact in More than One Language
    Whenever I use social media tools, I find myself communicating in two languages: English and Tagalog. I use the former to talk to international contacts, and the latter for local contacts. It’s not a strict rule, since I prefer to use English, but there are some cases where sending updates in Tagalog is preferable or unavoidable.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2010
    [How To] How to Set Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, AOL or Hotmail as Your Default Email Client
    If you use a webmail service, like Gmail or Hotmail, you’ll find that clicking on email links on the web won’t work properly; your computer will often irritatingly try to open a desktop client that you don’t use, such as Outlook Express or Apple Mail. How to Manage Consumer-Grade Collaborative Tools in the Workplace.
  • PSYBLOG  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
    [How To] How to Feel Good About Your Body and Worry Less About Imperfections
    Develop a more positive body image with this psychological approach to the self. His latest book is "Making Habits, Breaking Habits: How to Make Changes That Stick". Dr Jeremy Dean is a psychologist and author of PsyBlog. Related articles: The Surprising Motivational Power of Self-Compassion. “I Am a Lovable Person!”:
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JULY 27, 2010
    [How To] How to Blog When Your Industry or Occupation Isn't Into It
    How do you blog then? They would love to have someone weed through what's out there and give them a digest of resources and articles to help them get their work done. Set up a Delicious account to bookmark the best stuff you find online and write periodic posts summarizing and linking to what you've found.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2011
    [How To] New book offers tips on how to “future proof” your career
    Is there anything we can do, when it comes to work, to reduce the anxiety of the future and prepare ourselves to gracefully weather economic and technological change? Gratton took to her blog recently to give American readers a sneak peak (the book is already out in the U.K.) Be prepared to strike out on your own.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2010
    [How To] WWD Screencast: How to Export Delicious Bookmarks
    The news that Yahoo is may be planning on shutting its popular social bookmarking service Delicious is concerning, particularly if you’ve used it to store a large number of bookmarks. Here’s a short video showing how to export your bookmarks: Related content from GigaOM Pro (sub. Updated. Apps Screencasts Delicious
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 2009
    [How To] How To Ask the Boss If You Can Work Remotely
    You’ve spoken to your significant other/landlord/dog and made sure they’re comfortable with the idea. You’re all ready to work remotely. Do you want to spend more time walking Fido, reduce your travel time and costs, or simply get more work done? How-to (hack, pack, & backpack) remote work telework
  • PSYBLOG  |  MONDAY, MAY 20, 2013
    [How To] How to Pick a Winner: A Psychological Trick to Improve the Odds
    Does thinking too specifically about a bet make you more likely to lose? I''m not, as they say, a betting man; but if I were I''d put down the form book and spend my time studying a new paper by Yoon et al. They wanted to see how people did when betting just on who won compared with when they tried to predict the exact score.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2010
    [How To] How to Stop Firefox Going Into “Work Offline” Mode
    If you’re working somewhere with dodgy Wi-Fi, it can mean constantly having to go the “File&# menu to disable it. and above that you can use to prevent the browser from automatically switching into “Work Offline&# mode. To set the option, type about:config in the browser’s address bar.
  • BLOGS.SALON.COM  |  SATURDAY, MAY 30, 2009
    [How To] How to Save the World
    In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Manyorganizations and software developers are trying to cobble these on tothe three lemons above to try to make these lemons lessuseless. initiative, ITdepartment or KM group, to do? Which Web 2.0
  • COMMUNICATION NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2005
    [How To] Communication Nation: How to write a better report or white paper
    As individuals and as a species, I believe we will be happier and more productive if we can improve our ability to communicate. This blog is dedicated to that effort. But readers usually want to know our findings before learning how they were obtained. Be Prepared to Revise. Join the conversation! Start at the End.
  • CONVERSATION MATTERS  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2013
    [How To] Part II “We Know More Than We Can Say: How to Use Tacit Knowledge
    If, as these examples illustrate, you can’t just write it down, the question remains, "How do we make use of our tacit knowledge?" In this post, Part II, I suggest two important ways that can occur. The first is to draw on someone’s tacit knowledge for an answer to a pressing question or problem. per hundred operations. 
  • DAVE GRAY INFO  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2012
    [How To] How to know what to draw
    I have taught a lot of people how to draw their ideas. One of the questions that comes up over and over is “now that I can draw my ideas, how do I know what to draw to get my ideas across?” ” In other words, “I have a communication goal, how can I figure out the best way to draw that?”
  • ANECDOTE   |  THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2009
    [How To] How to tell a story about yourself without sounding like an ego-maniac
    To paraphrase Annette Simmons, "People wont listen to you until they know who you are and what you want." And one of the best ways to introduce yourself and answer these two questions is to tell a story that reveals something about your character and experience. This will help illustrate a key point to this approach.
  • BOXES AND ARROWS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 30, 2010
    [How To] How to Win Friends and Influence People Remotely
    Knowledge workers are increasingly required to work in a distributed manner – in some cases this is working specific weekdays from home, in other cases it involves close interaction with team members spread across continents. Working out which to use, when is not as straight forward as you would think. Keep the airways clear.
  • COMMUNICATION NATION  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2005
    [How To] Communication Nation: The Noguchi filing system
    As individuals and as a species, I believe we will be happier and more productive if we can improve our ability to communicate. This blog is dedicated to that effort. To employ the system, youll need to discard many conventional notions about how to store paper documents. Dont attempt to classify documents.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2009
    [How To] How to Prevent Tech Support Nightmares
    From our hardware and software, to our telecom subscriptions, there are many aspects of our web working lives that may require us to contact tech support at some point; sometimes you can’t be your own tech support. Here are some tips on how you can do that: Read the manuals and related documents first.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2010
    [How To] Taking Over Someone Else’s Project: How to Handle the Transition
    So how can you make the transition as smooth as possible? Keeping culture in mind can provide you with useful clues that will help you figure out how to talk to them, how to interpret their words, and what your potential challenges will be. How difficult will it be to reach him/her if needed?
  • VIZTHINK BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2010
    [How To] Karl Gude Shows You How to Draw an Eye
    With his webinar just an hour away ( not too late to register ) I thought it’d be fun to share this video that Karl posted about a year ago where he breaks down how to draw an eye (with a broken pencil!). Related posts: “What Should I Visualize?&# with Karl Gude. “Drawing & Design&# with Karl Gude.
  • COMMUNICATION NATION  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2005
    [How To] Communication Nation: How to write a memo to your boss
    As individuals and as a species, I believe we will be happier and more productive if we can improve our ability to communicate. This blog is dedicated to that effort. 30 September 2005 How to write a memo to your boss When writing a message to your boss, the cardinal rule is to keep it simple, brief, and to the point.
  • ANECDOTE   |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2010
    [How To] Book review: Switch—How to Change Things When Change is Hard
    It was going to be difficult to surpass their last book, Made to Stick , where they showed us that people wont pay attention unless our message is simple, unexpected, concrete, credible, emotional and a story. And it was going to be even harder practising what they preached to make Switch stick. In 1990.
  • BLOG.HBS.EDU  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2007
    [How To] How to Hit the Enterprise 2.0 Bullseye
    The company harnesses this power by creating “internal corporate social networks that accelerate, deepen and extend purposeful relationships around the work that needs to be done. These questions are designed to reveal what kind of person a respondent is, and what kind of colleague she’d be. –  are close to CL.
  • PSYBLOG  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2011
    [How To] How to Dodge Buyer’s Remorse
    Why our purchases sometimes don't live up to our expectations and what to do about it. There's a standard psychological mistake people can make when wondering how to spend their hard-earned cash. The answer is that we tend to think abstractly about our potential purchases. Click here to find out more 1981 ).
  • LINKED INTELLIGENCE  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2008
    [How To] The Perfect Sunday Morning Bloody Mary
    The solution to Sunday morning (or at least those Sunday mornings that start like this) is the perfect Bloody Mary. You don't have to go all the way. Allow me to elaborate. Your vodka is about to mixed with all kinds of crazy stuff. You wouldn't want to waste the good stuff on a Bloody. Photo by cote. It soothes.
  • KNOWLEDGE JOLT WITH JACK  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2010
    [How To] Clifford Nass on how to fix your brain (no more multitasking)
    Here's How to Fix It. So I will offer some quotes and brief thoughts here. [0:00] Anything that makes noise or flashes when something happens is designed to distract you and grab your attention. It's guaranteed to break your concentration and force you to switch tasks. Less able to discern relevant from irrelevant.
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2007
    [How To] Green Chameleon » How To Use KPIs in Knowledge Management
    But KPIs, used intelligently alongside “softer&# evaluation techniques, do enable you to monitor progress and health in relation to your expectations as you move along your KM journey. And changes or spikes in activity or output trends can signal a need to investigate deeper. Thanks for the detailed listing. RSS2.0
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
    [How To] Gigaom: Extensions in iOS 8 are great: Here’s what they do and where to find them
    Android has always made it easy to share content between apps and now iOS 8 does the same. There are already a number of apps taking advantage of the iOS 8… Uncategorized How-To NASDAQ:AAPL NSDQ:AAPL NSDQ:GOOG
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2013
    [How To] Stop training! Or, how to get there from here
    One of the things I’m wrestling with right now is the transition from where we’re at to where we should be. I’ve already said we  have to change, the question is how.  A number of us have talked about what the future could and should look like (including but not limited to my ITA colleagues ), but how do you get there from here?
  • WWW.COMMUNITYSPARK.COM  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2009
    [How To] How to build an online community | Community Building
    Here’s how you do it. If it’s because you want to be more customer focused and want to offer more value to your customers, you’re more likely to succeed. Reach out to your target audience via Twitter, Facebook and wherever else they might be. You just need to offer something different.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2010
    [How To] 18 Tasks You Can Crowdsource
    Crowdsourcing is a way of getting work done that can help you save time, money and free you up to get to other work at hand. Here are some ideas for tasks that can be crowdsourced, and links to sites that can help you with those tasks. Need something translated, without having to rely on Google Translation to do the trick?
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2010
    [How To] How to Communicate Your Busyness to Remote Colleagues
    As we face up to the holiday season, many of my colleagues and clients are beginning to feel the pressure of deadlines. Time is running short, and suddenly they need my contributions to their projects immediately — if not sooner. Sometimes I might reply to your emails immediately; other times it may take a day or two.
  • LINKED INTELLIGENCE  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013
    [How To] How to Remove an Endorsement on LinkedIn
    So you’ve gone click-happy with the endorsements on LinkedIn and now you’re a sad panda because you’re contributing to making them out to be more of an expert than they are, putting your own reputation on the line for this person you barely know (and who  may not even be real ). spoiler alert ).
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2011
    [How To] Tips and tricks: Mac OS X Mail 5
    Welcome to another instalment of Tips and Tricks, the series which aims to teach you something useful about one of your Apple products. There a few new tips that apply specifically to Mail 5, and also some existing tricks that should come in handy no matter which version you’re using. How-To lion mail os x Tips and Trick
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  MONDAY, MAY 4, 2009
    [How To] Blog>> How to Approach a KM Strategy Exercise
    Not to mention a new version of iMovie with some cool effects. So here’s an introduction to some of our most important lessons learned over the years in how to approach a KM strategy exercise with some chance of it moving off the page of the consultant’s report and into some form of reality. Enjoy!
  • COMMUNICATION NATION  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2005
    [How To] Communication Nation: How to write better emails
    As individuals and as a species, I believe we will be happier and more productive if we can improve our ability to communicate. This blog is dedicated to that effort. What exactly do I want the result of this message to be? Will you call Larry Tates admin to confirm our meeting on Monday?” Join the conversation! Frank.
  • KNOWLEDGE JOLT WITH JACK  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 2010
    [How To] Switch or How to ride an elephant
    Chip and Dan Heath's new book, Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard , has been making the rounds of my networks. And now it sits next to me with lots of dog-eared paged and underlinings. The book is about making change happen in organizations: changes that organizations typically find difficult to do.
  • BLOGS.HARVARDBUSINESS.ORG  |  THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2009
    [How To] How to Ask Better Questions - Management Essentials - HarvardBusiness.org
    Deadlines have come and gone, and no amount of reminding or cajoling will get him to focus on her project. If your first instinct is to suggest a solution, think again. Often beginning with "Why," "How," or "What do you think about.," But an empowering question does more than convey respect for the person to whom its posed.
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  MONDAY, MAY 4, 2009
    [How To] Green Chameleon » How to Approach a KM Strategy Exercise
    www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about How to Approach a KM Strategy Exercise OK, it’s been a bit of a video tinkering period, partly stimulated by the launch of some new public workshops on knowledge audits, taxonomy development and this month, building a KM strategy.
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2009
    [How To] "How to Open a Banana Like a Monkey": The Anatomy of a Good Training Video
    It reminds us of how we usually peel a banana and the problems with it. There is a demonstration of the old, bad way to peel and then the new, wonderful way--both clearly depicted, accompanied by a verbal description using simple language. It connects to the "what's in it for me.". No full body shots to distract from the task.
  • LINKED INTELLIGENCE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2013
    [How To] How to Use LinkedIn at Conferences
    Do you go to conferences and feel awkward, not knowing what to do or what to say? It’s happened to me. Both conferences made it easy to connect with people, though all of them don’t make that extra effort. Even if you have the opportunity to meet new people, it can be awkward to walk up to a stranger.
  • LINKED INTELLIGENCE  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2008
    [How To] ALIPR Learns How to Auto-Tag Photos
    New image recognition webapp ALIPR (Automatic Linguistic Indexing of Pictures in Real-Time) is a on a mission to assign relevant tags to digital images based on their content, and wants you to help it learn. You can confirm the hits and suggest other tags to help the engine learn. ALIPR [via TechRadar
  • WEEKLY KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT BLOG BY STAN GARFIELD  |  THURSDAY, JULY 3, 2008
    [How To] How to Reset Your Body Clock
    My ideal workday usually starts at 3:00 am and ends three hours later - which means that I have the rest of the morning to do chores and run errands. Plus, by the time 3:00am comes, I am already too tired to work. So how can we fix a broken body clock? This tells your body that it’s time to wake up. Share/Send
  • WWW.DUMBLITTLEMAN.COM  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2008
    [How To] How To Become A Google Power User | Dumb Little Man
    Welcome to Dumb Little Man! How To Become A Google Power User. But for the rest of the population, it isnt always easy to nail down information they are looking for. If you find yourself amongst the second group, you might like the following tips and hints on how to find information fast. Subscribe via RSS.
  • CONVERSATION MATTERS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 2012
    [How To] How to Hold a Retreat or Meeting Where New Thinking Emerges
    want to describe that meeting and then tease out the design characteristics that led to such memorable results. The stated goal of the retreat was to “push the boundaries of what we know about creating and managing knowledge-based organizations.” Each of us carried our poster from room to room.
  • COLLABORATION 2.0  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 6, 2010
    [How To] How to Accelerate Business Performance with 2.0 Technologies
    With the big US Enterprise 2.0 conference a week away, some more thoughts on accelerating business performance with the effective deployment of these modern technologies.As
  • LINKED INTELLIGENCE  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2008
    [How To] Stitch Pictures Together with Photoshop's Photomerge Tool
    Funny Photoshopper Donnie Hoyle demonstrates how to use the Photoshop's Photomerge tool to quickly and easily stitch several related photographs into one. You can also use Photomerge to create collages or pull together a quick side-by-side shot , so you're not limited to creating panoramas with it.
  • TRENDS IN THE LIVING NETWORKS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2012
    [How To] How to make friends with and influence Sydney’s entrepreneurial and self-employed community
    As every year, the intention is to provide an opportunity for entrepreneurs and self-employed people, primarily from the technology and creative sectors, to celebrate the end of a great year with their peers. This year we celebrate the 14th annual Entrepreneurs and Self-Employed Xmas Party in Sydney.
  • CONNECTING 2 THE WORLD  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2014
    [How To] Teaching undergrads how to write an analysis.
    Many are top in their schools which vary from large urban, to small rural, to large centralized rural, to small town, to well-endowed suburban. They can report, they can describe, but they have not been trained to analyze and support their writing with relevant examples and content from assigned readings.
  • LINKED INTELLIGENCE  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2008
    [How To] Monitor Your Monthly Bandwidth with Your Router
    In the face of internet service providers like Comcast instituting bandwidth-capping , the Simple Help weblog details how to use a router running the open-source DD-WRT firmware to monitor your bandwidth. It's actually very simple to do, requiring no work on your part aside from installing DD-WRT on your router.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2010
    [How To] The Remote Workforce: How Do You Keep It Together?
    People no longer have to be tied to their desks all day, every day. But while having your staff working from any location is all well and good, how can you make sure that everyone not only remains productive, but feels like part of one organization and one team? To overcome this issue, Huddle holds a Friday Stand-Up meeting.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 2010
    [How To] How to Stop Clients from Invading Your After-Hours Time
    As a web worker who can work anywhere, any time, is it possible to mark the end of the day ? The best time to deal with this situation is at the start of a relationship. What if you have multiple clients and they all decide to call on you at the same time, or you bite off more than you can chew ? Let calls go to voicemail.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, JULY 1, 2010
    [How To] How to Create Your Own Email Aliases On The Fly
    If you want to be able to create your own temporary email addresses (also known as aliases) without having to use such a service, here’s an old trick that I use. It takes a little setting up, but once operational, it’s even easier than adding + signs to email addresses to create aliases.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2009
    [How To] How to Never Be Late For Work or Anything Again
    I hate to be late. If I’m driving to a business meeting and get stuck in traffic, I whip myself into a frenzy, imagining the person on the other end checking their watch every two minutes and cursing me for having such little regard for their time. How-to (hack, pack, & backpack) lateness productivity superstar time time denial
  • PSYBLOG  |  FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2015
    [How To] How To Stop Obsessing Over A Dark Secret
    Dark secrets really do feel like a physical weight pulling downwards -- here's how to get rid of them. » Continue reading: How To Stop Obsessing Over A Dark Secret. » Read HealthiestBlog.com , the new site from PsyBlog's author. Dark Sides To The Pursuit of Happiness.
  • LINKED INTELLIGENCE  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 31, 2008
    [How To] DIY IKEA Headphone Stand
    All-things-IKEA weblog IKEA Hacker details how to make an attractive headphone stand for your desk—complete with cable-wrapping posts for cord management—using roughly $15 worth of returned parts from IKEA. quality headphone stand for cheap [IKEA Hacker via Lifehacker Australia
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 2009
    [How To] Bilingual Social Networking: How to Interact in More than One Language
    Whenever I use social media tools, I find myself communicating in two languages: English and Tagalog. I use the former to talk to international contacts, and the latter for local contacts. It’s not a strict rule, since I prefer to use English, but there are some cases where sending updates in Tagalog is preferable or unavoidable.
  • LINKED INTELLIGENCE  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 9, 2014
    [How To] How to Link Directly to Your LinkedIn Recommentations
    My good friend Lori Ruff posted an article today about getting a direct link to your LinkedIn recommendations. Technically, she’s correct — there’s no way to make a link directly to your LinkedIn recommendations, i.e., a link that you could share with other people. Plus - he is an person with integrity to boot!
  • COLUMN TWO  |  MONDAY, JUNE 9, 2014
    [How To] Intranet folk know how to rock out (at Intranets2014)
    In keeping with the conference theme of “intranets that rock”, the delegates from Intranets2014 headed to The Basement in Sydney for a night of networking and rock and roll. The ultimate glory went to “The Exotics” table, who rocked out on stage in demonstration of their rock trivia superiority. See you in 2015!
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2011
    [How To] 11 Tips for Dealing With Email Overload
    Unsubscribe.  Be brutally honest with yourself about which information you really have time to read, and get rid of subscriptions to anything that you rarely or never actually read. can sometimes be useful, you should think about whether you actually read them and how much time it can take to delete these emails. Use RSS.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2011
    [How To] Social Media Management for Evolving Businesses
    Should the job be assigned to a single person, or should it be spread among a number of individuals? Another 30-40% place social in corporate communications,&# your marketers may be the last people you want making posts to your social media accounts. You guessed it: there’s no right answer to that question. Which Is Best?
  • COMMUNICATION NATION  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 1, 2008
    [How To] How to improve intranet content? (updated mindmap)
    Thanks to all those who provided feedback on the earlier mindmap that we posted. This is released under Creative Commons, so feel free to distribute (as long as it's kept unchanged We've now incorporated a range of changes and improvements, and have released version 1.4.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2010
    [How To] 4 Tips for Greater “Stick-to-itiveness”
    It’s not uncommon to hear about businesses shutting their doors within the first year, but lack of “stick-to-itiveness&# isn’t just limited to the actual businesses themselves. Make a resolution to get back on track tomorrow. Find ways to encourage patience and consistency. The reason?
  • WWW.READWRITEWEB.COM  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2008
    [How To] How to Make Facebook Useful Again - ReadWriteWeb
    Because Facebook has a whole generation of users who grew up using their site for everything social back when it was just a way to network with their high school or college friends. For many Facebook users, there are still useful apps to be found and ways to use the service that the rest of us could learn from. Why is that?
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2010
    [How To] Professionalism and Social Media
    People’s impressions of the company can be positive or negative depending on whether the people posting to those accounts are representing the company in a professional and consistent manner. It might help to think about it this way: would you put this person in front of the media or allow them to conduct interviews with the press?
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