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PSYBLOG [How To] How To Get a Bigger Buzz From Upbeat Music
| MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
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.
PSYBLOG [How To] How To Use Voice Pitch To Influence Others In Seconds
| THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2016
There is something about the voice which is effective in communicating status. ** PsyBlog's new ebook is out now: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything"
PSYBLOG [How To] How to Dodge Buyer's Remorse ? PsyBlog
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2011
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 ?
WEB WORKER DAILY [How To] Running out of room on your iOS 8 device? How to manage local storage versus the cloud
| SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2014
Here are some tips on how you can manage both the free space… Uncategorized bandwidth free space management More and more, the core features of iOS favor storage in the cloud rather than on the device.
PSYBLOG [How To] Making Habits, Breaking Habits: How to Make Changes that Stick
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2012
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.
PSYBLOG [How To] How To Read Someone’s Emotions With 90% Accuracy
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2015
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.
WEB WORKER DAILY [How To] Quick Tip: How to Use QuickFox Notes With Google Docs
| FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2011
But by using an extension, you can modify QuickFox Notes to save notes to Google Docs. Installing an extension to QuickFox Notes is not quite as straightforward as installing a browser add-on. You’ll firstly need to download the extension script, which is found here (right-click, and save it as a.js file).
PSYBLOG [How To] How To Hack Your Memory To Follow-Though On Intentions
| FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016
The simplest strategy for remembering to do something in the future does work. > Get motivated with PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything"
WEB WORKER DAILY [How To] How to Know a Good Fan on Facebook
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 2010
We haven’t seen an upswing in “likes due to the terminology change nor have we seen any diminishing in “fan participation. Some of these also translate to other social networks, including Twitter. Taking attention to the next level, a good fan responds to your status updates. Attention. Interaction.
KMEDGE.ORG [How To] How to Measure the Impact of KM. Again
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2009
Why and how to measure the impact of knowledge management are questions that never go away. She said that she keeps hearing that people don't know how to measure KM. The holy grail of knowledge management measurement is to tie participation to outcomes. But there is more to it than that. And we do.
WEB WORKER DAILY [How To] How to make devices sound less like robots: add lovable flaws
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2014
Human Machine Interactions founder and CEO Brant Ward wants designers to take cues from the movie AI to make voice interactions with machines more compelling. Uncategorized Human Machine Interactions Roadmap 2014
WEB WORKER DAILY [How To] How to add $15 Cree lights to your pricey Philips Hue system
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2015
If you''re willing to add white lights… Uncategorized connected lighting lighting Philips Hue Smart Home For those of you with the $200 Philips Hue starter kit and maybe a few extra Hue light bulbs, I''ve got some great news.
ANECDOTE [How To] How to illustrate the value of storytelling - stories are memorable
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2009
PSYBLOG [How To] How To Spark People’s Compassion Towards Others
| THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2015
Fairness is not a totally stable trait, people can be encouraged to show more compassion. » Continue reading: How To Spark People’s Compassion Towards Others. » Read HealthiestBlog.com , the new site from PsyBlog''s author. Related articles: The Surprising Motivational Power of Self-Compassion.
COMMUNICATION NATION [How To] Communication Nation: How to deal with an angry person
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2005
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 [How To] How To Move When You Don't Know Where to Go
| FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012
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.
PSYBLOG [How To] How To Fall in Love: 36 Questions That Can Make Love Blossom in 45 Minutes
| FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2015
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 [How To] How to use Screen Pinning in Android 5.0 (and why you might want to)
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2014
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
LINKED INTELLIGENCE [How To] Linked Intelligence » Blog Archive » How to Politely Decline a LinkedIn Invitation
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 2007
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!
COLUMN TWO [How To] How to create successful SharePoint intranets (presentation)
| TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014
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.
WEB WORKER DAILY [How To] How to Mine Twitter for Information
| MONDAY, MAY 11, 2009
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.
WEB WORKER DAILY [How To] How to Access Facebook When You Can’t Log in
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2009
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.
PSYBLOG [How To] How to Create Brand New Solutions From Old Objects and Ideas
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2013
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.
ELEARNMAG.ACM.ORG [How To] elearn Magazine: How to Fail When Using Internal Social Media
| SUNDAY, JULY 8, 2012
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.
PSYBLOG [How To] How To Reduce Harmful Effects Of Neuroticism
| MONDAY, JULY 4, 2016
Neurotic? This approach may help reduce its harmful effects. > Use code "10OFF" for 10% off PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything"
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PSYBLOG [How To] How To Make Your Brain 10 Years Younger
| SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2016
People showed improved memory and the ability to perform tasks more quickly. ** PsyBlog's new ebook is out now: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything"
COMMUNICATION NATION [How To] Communication Nation: How to measure your communication effectiveness
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2005
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!
PSYBLOG [How To] License to Sin: How to Dodge a Devilish Self-Control Loophole
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2013
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 [How To] 6 Bad Client Types and How to Manage Them
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2009
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 [How To] Here’s How To Cut High School Suicide Attempts 23%
| SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2015
Bullied high school students three times as likely to think about suicide. » Continue reading: Here’s How To Cut High School Suicide Attempts 23
WEB WORKER DAILY [How To] How to back up your Firefox about:config settings
| THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011
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
DAVE GRAY INFO [How To] How to get ridiculously cheap business-class airfares.
| SATURDAY, JULY 4, 2015
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.
PSYBLOG [How To] How to Recapture the Simple Pleasures of Childhood
| FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2013
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.
PORTALS AND KM [How To] SXSW Notes: The Complexity Curve: How to Design for Simplicity
| SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 2012
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 [How To] How to Use a Virtual Assistant in Your Business
| MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2009
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?
WEB WORKER DAILY [How To] How to avoid long waits at the Genius Bar before you get there
| SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2015
Cracked screens, dead batteries and water damage -- sometimes you simply can''t avoid a trip to the Genius Bar to get your broken Apple device back in working order. You may have heard… Uncategorized Apple Store genius bar NASDAQ:AAPL NSDQ:AAPL
LIBRARIAN OF FORTUNE [How To] How to become a great speaker in one easy step
| TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 2010
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.
DAVE GRAY INFO [How To] How to know what to draw
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2012
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?”
PSYBLOG [How To] Why Good People Do Bad Things AND How To Stop Them
| SATURDAY, MAY 30, 2015
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.
WEB WORKER DAILY [How To] Festive at a distance: How to combine remote work and holiday cheer
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2011
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 [How To] How to Deal With “Bacn” Email Without Using Gmail’s Smart Labels
| FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011
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.
PSYBLOG [How To] How To Spend Money So It Brings You More Wellbeing
| SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2016
Spending money so that it increases your happiness and wellbeing is an art form in itself. ** PsyBlog's new ebook is out now: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything"
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COMMUNICATION NATION [How To] Communication Nation: How to make beautiful charts in Microsoft Excel
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2007
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.
PSYBLOG [How To] How to Feel Good About Your Body and Worry Less About Imperfections
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
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!”:
COMMUNICATION NATION [How To] Communication Nation: How to present like Steve Jobs
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2005
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 [How To] Will You Know How to Make Sense of the Future?
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2009
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.
PSYBLOG [How To] How To Spot The ‘Good’ Type of Psychopath
| SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 2016
There are two types of psychopath -- not all are unhelpful and destructive. > Use code "10OFF" for 10% off PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything"
WEB WORKER DAILY [How To] Here’s how to add tap-to-wake on your Nexus 6
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2014
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
PSYBLOG [How To] How To Experience Intense Awe And Wonder
| FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2016
Awe and wonder can help people feel more connected and reframe problems. > Get motivated with PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything"
WEB WORKER DAILY [How To] How to Create OCR Scannable Business Cards
| TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2010
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.
PSYBLOG [How To] How to Pick a Winner: A Psychological Trick to Improve the Odds
| MONDAY, MAY 20, 2013
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 [How To] Gigaom: Gigaom Research webinar: Making agile and waterfall work together: a how-to guide
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2014
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 [How To] Bilingual Social Networking: How to Interact in More than One Language
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 2009
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 [How To] How to Set Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, AOL or Hotmail as Your Default Email Client
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2010
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.
THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG [How To] How to Blog When Your Industry or Occupation Isn't Into It
| TUESDAY, JULY 27, 2010
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 [How To] New book offers tips on how to “future proof” your career
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2011
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 [How To] How To Ask the Boss If You Can Work Remotely
| FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 2009
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
WEB WORKER DAILY [How To] WWD Screencast: How to Export Delicious Bookmarks
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2010
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 [How To] How to Stop Firefox Going Into “Work Offline” Mode
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2010
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 [How To] How to Save the World
| SATURDAY, MAY 30, 2009
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
THE FASTFORWARD BLOG [How To] Boingo – How to make it safe corporately to use Social Media well
| THURSDAY, JULY 29, 2010
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.
COMMUNICATION NATION [How To] Communication Nation: How to write a better report or white paper
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2005
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.
ANECDOTE [How To] How to tell a story about yourself without sounding like an ego-maniac
| THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2009
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.
FUTURE OF WORK [How To] How To Avoid Suffering from Future Shock
| MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016
The recent passing of Alvin Toffler has led me to reflect more than usual on the challenge we still face of overcoming – or at least surviving – “Future Shock.”. How’s that for an accurate forecast? Considering that Toffler issued that warning close to 50 years ago, it was uncannily prescient. actually occurs. High or Low).
CONVERSATION MATTERS [How To] Part II “We Know More Than We Can Say: How to Use Tacit Knowledge
| SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2013
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.
BOXES AND ARROWS [How To] How to Win Friends and Influence People Remotely
| TUESDAY, MARCH 30, 2010
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 [How To] Communication Nation: How to succeed in business
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2005
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. 11/15/2005 Post a Comment Links to this post: " rel="nofollow"> posted by @ Create a Link About Me Name: dave gray Location: st. Join the conversation! Thanks!
PSYBLOG [How To] How To Stop Obsessing Over A Dark Secret
| FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2015
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.
COMMUNICATION NATION [How To] Communication Nation: The Noguchi filing system
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2005
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.
COMMUNICATION NATION [How To] Communication Nation: How to handle a worst-case scenario
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2005
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 December 2005 How to handle a worst-case scenario Just in case. com Site index Full Atom Feed My paintings (Click to view Join the conversation!
WEB WORKER DAILY [How To] How to Prevent Tech Support Nightmares
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2009
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 [How To] Taking Over Someone Else’s Project: How to Handle the Transition
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2010
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?
PSYBLOG [How To] How To Be As Unbelievably Innovative As Darwin And Newton
| TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016
Darwin and Wallace came up with the theory of natural selection at the same time. Why? ** PsyBlog's new ebook is out now: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything"
VIZTHINK BLOG [How To] Karl Gude Shows You How to Draw an Eye
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2010
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 [How To] Communication Nation: How to write a memo to your boss
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2005
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 [How To] Book review: Switch—How to Change Things When Change is Hard
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2010
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.
PSYBLOG [How To] How to Dodge Buyer’s Remorse
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2011
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 ).
BLOG.HBS.EDU [How To] How to Hit the Enterprise 2.0 Bullseye
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2007
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.
LINKED INTELLIGENCE [How To] The Perfect Sunday Morning Bloody Mary
| SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2008
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.
PSYBLOG [How To] How To Instantly Make Someone’s Belief Stronger
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016
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KNOWLEDGE JOLT WITH JACK [How To] Clifford Nass on how to fix your brain (no more multitasking)
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2010
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.
WEB WORKER DAILY [How To] Gigaom: Extensions in iOS 8 are great: Here’s what they do and where to find them
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
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
GREEN CHAMELEON [How To] Green Chameleon » How To Use KPIs in Knowledge Management
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2007
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
ENTERPRISE 2.0 EVANGELIST [How To] Your Corporate How-to Wiki | Scott Gavin
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2007
Contact Knowledge Plaza Talks/Presentations Home » Uncategorized Your Corporate How-to Wiki 20 November 2007 2 Comments Have you seen WikiHow ? You are given pre defined set of fields and the ability to add extra fields. This ensures all how-to’s are uniform and in a familiar format. and Enterprise 2.0
CLARK QUINN [How To] Stop training! Or, how to get there from here
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2013
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?
WEB WORKER DAILY [How To] 18 Tasks You Can Crowdsource
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2010
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?
WWW.COMMUNITYSPARK.COM [How To] How to build an online community | Community Building
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2009
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 [How To] How to Communicate Your Busyness to Remote Colleagues
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2010
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.
WEB WORKER DAILY [How To] Tips and tricks: Mac OS X Mail 5
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2011
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
LINKED INTELLIGENCE [How To] How to Remove an Endorsement on LinkedIn
| FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013
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 ).
GREEN CHAMELEON [How To] Blog>> How to Approach a KM Strategy Exercise
| MONDAY, MAY 4, 2009
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 [How To] Communication Nation: How to write better emails
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2005
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 [How To] Switch or How to ride an elephant
| THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 2010
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.
GREEN CHAMELEON [How To] Green Chameleon » How to Approach a KM Strategy Exercise
| MONDAY, MAY 4, 2009
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.
BLOGS.HARVARDBUSINESS.ORG [How To] How to Ask Better Questions - Management Essentials - HarvardBusiness.org
| THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2009
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.
THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG [How To] "How to Open a Banana Like a Monkey": The Anatomy of a Good Training Video
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2009
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 [How To] How to Use LinkedIn at Conferences
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2013
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 [How To] ALIPR Learns How to Auto-Tag Photos
| SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2008
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