Employee Engagement & the Passionate Worker

I posted about The Shift Index in the not recent past. At a round table at Teleperformance Maastricht we discussed about how e-sat impacts c-sat.  Love this post and therefore included Found at http://theparallaxview.com/2011/05/the-passionate-worker/ A Tweet by John Hagel caught my eye last week: John was referring to one of the findings of The Shift Index, as published by John and his team at Deloitte. Read all at http://theparallaxview.com/2011/05/the-passionate-worker/ Photocredit: 500px.com Related articles Creation Spaces Encourage the Exchange of Tacit Knowledge (blogs.hbr.org) Passionate Leadership Can Be Learned (business-strategy-innovation.com)

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ID and Other Reflections: 2010 in Retrospect: Top Few Blogs and Books

Cover via Amazon Really love this list. Found at ID and Other Reflections: 2010 in Retrospect: Top Few Blogs and Books. —– Books The Power of Pullby John Seely Brown The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Create Better Groups, Firms, Schools and Societiesby Scott E. Page The Driveby Daniel Pink The Adventures of Johnny Bunkoby Daniel Pink Beyond E-Learning: Approaches and Technologies to Enhance Organizational Knowledge, Learning, and Performanceby Marc J. Rosenberg The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Rightby Atul Gawande The Future of Managementby Gary Hamel Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizationsby Clay Shirky Collaboration: How Leaders…

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The Dilbert paradox | The Ideas Economy

Image by Joi via Flickr Found at The Dilbert paradox | The Ideas Economy. performance pressures mount in our global economy, competitive success will increasingly depend on resolving the Dilbert Paradox. What is the Dilbert Paradox? If you ask any senior executives what their top priorities are, they will inevitably respond that talent is one of their top priorities. Got it. But then look at all the enormously popular cultural artifacts like Dilbert and The Office that so graphically demonstrate the absolutely stultifying effect of our daily work environments on talent. How do we reconcile these two observations? To be continued at http://ideas.economist.com/blog/dilbert-paradox Photocredit: Ben Torode Related articles…

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Recommended video watch: Video Book Club: The Power of Pull

Found atNext Level Blog. Video Book Club: The Power of Pull Happy end of summer everyone. Probably like a lot of you, I spent some time in August catching up on my reading. So, I’m back with the Video Book Club series and this week’s installment features The Power of Pull by John Hagel III, John Seely Brown and Lang Davison. If you’ve been trying to figure out what it takes to lead and thrive in the information economy, you need to take a look at this book. Backed by a lot of research and some interesting case studies, the authors offer a…

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Reading A Leadership Blog: How Many Surface Areas Do You Have?

Photo credit by Chainthug I frequently blog about the profound insights of John Hagel III.  Having read (and being impressed by his latest) my primary appreciation dealt with the perfect implications for any person and professional. This recent post stresses one major relevant facet. Thinking and acting in an integral way. Have fun connecting and integrally acting. Found at Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: How Many Surface Areas Do You Have?. How many points of contact do you have with the world around you? If we limit ourselves to one area or experience, then we limit our exposure and growth. If we depend…

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