No more boundaries, soaring productivity, infinitely faster innovation—enterprise social networks (ESNs) sound like the quickest way to solve some of your biggest problems.
In reality, a lot of time and ongoing effort goes into creating successful ESN communities, and sometimes, ESN platforms never live up to the high expectations companies have before deploying them. Common misconceptions about the ROI of ESN tools, user adoption and engagement can overshadow the real value of social collaboration that’s being generated.
So to clear up confusion and bust some myths, this is what social collaboration looks like in real life.
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Roughly one out of every five people are chronic procrastinators. For workers, that’s a hard hit to your personal productivity. For project managers, procrastination is a major road block to teamwork. So how do you stop it?
Procrastination and You
Imagine a “Rational Decision-Maker” at the wheel of your brain and an “Instant Gratification Monkey” at its side.… Read more »
Disorganized, unproductive, long and often unnecessary, meetings have gotten way out of control. And here’s one more reason to stop having so many meetings: you never get great ideas out of them. Here are three reasons why:
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Nearly 900 are supported across most platforms, and in 2015, they were the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year. Emoji have become a new language for online and mobile communication.
But in the corporate landscape, many employees are embarrassed to use them in enterprise collaboration, unsure of how and when to use them or even discouraged to use them altogether by management. Many people still feel emoji are just too playful, unconventional, inappropriate, awkward and distracting to have a place at work.
Here’s why your company culture needs to change that.… Read more »
Is your company facing a creativity crisis today, struggling to generate good ideas, harness group creativity and execute on innovation? One reason you’re not getting anywhere: your company’s great ideas have no place to grow.
Whenever you hold a meeting to brainstorm, you probably greenlight a handful of ideas, and out of those, most likely only one or two come to fruition. What happens to the rest of the good ideas and thoughtful suggestions?… Read more »