Seven Ways to Be a Better Meeting Participant

Kevin Eikenberry

Here’s a safe bet. If you are reading these words, you’ve been in a meeting this week. Here’s a nearly-as-safe bet. You’ve been to at least one meeting recently when you were disengaged, bored, or wished you could have been at your desk getting some “real work” done.

Executive Coach Leaves Participants With Action-Oriented Takeaways

Tony Mayo

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A Few Words About Participation Awards

Lead Change Blog

The best example she uses is the distribution of participation trophies which insure that what one receives, all receives. I have noticed a discussion popping up lately.

Building the New Age of Participation

Coaching Tip

Sources: Jono Bacon: The Art of Community: Building the New Age of Participation. What really matter is mindshare. Mindshare is perception. It is a global gut feeling. Mindshare and perception is the magic that wins hearts and minds.

10 Ways to Select Participants for a Leadership Development Program

Great Leadership By Dan

A colleague and I recently talked about the challenge of selecting participants for leadership development programs. Use these guidelines (1-7) for participant selection for leadership development programs, and you’ll ensure that the right person gets the right development at the right time.

How to Involve Participants in a Leadership Training Program

Great Leadership By Dan

Even the most brilliant, credible, and talented instructors with the most dazzling PowerPoint slides won’t guarantee participants in a leadership training program are actually going to learn anything. I was recently asked by one of our professors for some ideas on exactly how to involve participants more in one of our leadership training programs. Then, have participants pair up or form triads to discuss their answers. "I hear and I forget. I see and I remember.

Harnessing the Power of Participation

The Practical Leader

There’s another excellent article in this month’s Harvard Business Review on harnessing the power of highly engaged people.

The 12 Team Behaviors That Drive Team Performance

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Team Effectiveness High Performance Teams Participant - Observer task and maintenance behaviors Team decision making Teamwork What makes a high performance team? The characteristics are described in The 6 Benchmarks of High Performance Teams.

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Don’t Let Inexperience Stop You from Participating in Meetings

Harvard Business Review

The problem, of course, is that unless you do participate, you won’t catch the attention of your senior colleagues who have the power to bring your career to the next level. In some companies, participation from junior staff is essential, a key part of the career development process. Discern what quality participation looks like in your particular organization and team. When the actual meeting rolls around, look for ways to participate meaningfully.

Encouraging Existing Members of Your Community to Participate Without Nagging Them to Death

Managing Communities

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How to Participate in Your Employee’s Coaching

Harvard Business Review

But today, executive coaching is often viewed as a strategic investment in human capital – a perk reserved for employees with high potential — and managers have realized that they need to participate in the process. At the outset, the more specific you can be about how you define success for the participant, the better. This happy ending was only possible because the manager had been an active sponsor of, and participant in, the coaching – and had been honest with his coach.

Why People Do — and Don’t — Participate in Wellness Programs

Harvard Business Review

But getting employees to take action — to actually participate in these programs — well, that’s another story. We recently surveyed 465 full-time employees from companies that currently offer a health, wellness, and fitness program, as part of our ongoing efforts to understand the rapidly changing needs of both wellness program participants and those who don’t take part.

Team Participants versus Team Members

Execupundit

When she was in elementary school, my daughter summarized the "team projects" in her class: "A few of us do the work and the rest of them stand around." Fortunately, we don''t see behavior like that in the workplace

90-9-1 rule or theory for marketing, communication & social media

Rapid BI

If you are disappointed in the level of participation in your web 2.0 blogs community contribution forums Marketing Myth of Community Participation pareto principle Participation Inequality rule Social networking theory web 2.090-9-1 or 99-0.9-0.1 - what level of interaction do you get for your online community? site this articles helps to explain why. The post 90-9-1 rule or theory for marketing, communication & social media appeared first on RapidBi.

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Just One Thing-Strive to Be a Better Team Participant

Management Excellence

Last I checked, there isn’t much for us to consume on the topic of improving our performance as team and project participants. Here are 12 ideas on to improve your participation and potentially raise the performance of everyone around you. Just One Thing Performance Project Management Career high-performance Strengthen as a Team ParticipantThere are shelves of books and countless blog posts out there on improving team performance.

Examples of Companies Engaging on reddit

Managing Communities

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A Closer Look at All Those New U.S. Jobs

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labor force participation rate is at its lowest level in 38 years. The labor force participation rate is at its lowest level in 38 years. By Elliott Wave International. Editor's note: You'll find a text version of the story below the video.

How to Respond to Negative Reviews on TripAdvisor and Yelp

Managing Communities

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Encourage Foreign-Born Employees to Participate More in Meetings

Harvard Business Review

In fact, he is on the fast track to senior consultant, then director, and eventually partner, except for one major issue: Feng cannot get himself to participate actively in meetings. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had conversations with senior managers about the challenges that they face in getting some of their best and brightest people to participate actively and effectively in meetings. Some people simply aren’t hardwired to participate comfortably in groups.

Homesteading Today and How to Quickly Turn Your Community Against You

Managing Communities

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Community Professionals: In Other Communities, Are You the Ideal Member?

Managing Communities

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The Top Five Habits of Effective Network Builders

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from an article featyred online by MIT Sloan Management Review. To read the complete article, check out other resources, and sign up for free email alerts, please click here. * * * “Open-source projects and grassroots collective action are important sources of inspiration for 21st-century civic engagement, enabling us to combine [.].

Employee Engagement: Energizing and Mobilizing People

Great Leadership By Dan

Employee engagement, and the participative management practices that go with it, are not a panacea for every business problem. We've found that managers and employees usually want to participate and to influence the design of processes and systems that affect them.

Wikibrands: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Wikibrands: Reinventing Your Company in a Custiner-Driven Marketplace Sean Moffitt and Mike Dover McGraw-Hill (2011) How the new levers of brand development achieve customer participation What is the meaning of the noun wikibrand(s)? According to Sean Moffitt and Mike Dover, it refers to a “progressive set of organizations, products, services, ideas, and causes that tap [.]. Bob's blog entries Accenture and shared media to survive and thrive."

How Duolingo Builds Community on reddit

Managing Communities

Community Cultivation How Should I Participate Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you.

E L James and The Successful Twitter Chat

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Jason Falls: Why I Don’t Ignore Forums

Managing Communities

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Leadership 101: Values as a Bridge to Vision

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The Benefits of Being Active in Your Own Community

Managing Communities

By what they know – largely, how the community manager participates in the community. Participating can feel like a lighter part of the [.]. Community Cultivation How Should I Participate photo credit: up to 2011 Much of community management deals with matters that most members will never know about. So then, how does the average member form their perception of the manager?

I Don???t Tell People to ???Grow a Thick Skin??? and ???Ignore the Trolls???

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How to Ethically Ask for (and Receive) Reviews of Your Business or Product

Managing Communities

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Arnold Schwarzenegger is Earning the Respect of reddit in a Way Most Celebrities Never Will

Managing Communities

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You Aren’t Really Monitoring Social Media (This Might Offend My Political Connects)

Managing Communities

How Should I Participate? La da da da… hey hey hey… goodbye. Social media monitoring. There are so many people who say they do it and there are many vendors that say they offer it. The secret? Many of them don’t. As I put my thoughts together, Jay-Z’s “D.O.A. Death of Auto-Tune)” was speaking to me. The fact is, [.]. Managing the Community Thinking

Ze Frank on the Appropriate Response to Abusive Online Comments

Managing Communities

How Should I Participate photo credit: Tambako the Jaguar On a recent episode of “A Show,” Ze Frank tackled abusive online comments and aggression, which some might label as trolling, depending on the comment being made. He discussed how he views the people who make them, what his approach to them is and what he’d like his well meaning [.].

Should You Write an Article About What a Community Manager Does?

Managing Communities

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Home Depot’s Online Community Isn’t Here to (Directly) Sell You Hammers

Managing Communities

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How I Sold at Least One Book by Responding to a Bad Review

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If the President Used Your Community to Self-Promote, What Would You Do?

Managing Communities

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Olympic Champions, and Olympic Participants, and that 10,000 Hour Rule

First Friday Book Synopsis

So, as I have watched a few of the events from the Olympics, and I’ve been thinking about the 10,000 hour rule. And I am ready to state the obvious: putting in 10,000 hours guarantees nothing. First, a refresher. Malcolm Gladwell, in his book Outliers, described the 10,000 hour rule. To summarize, it takes 10,000 [.]. Randy's blog entries 10000 hour rule Abby Johnston Anders Ericsson deliberate practice Geoff Colvin John Wooden Kelci Bryant Malcolm Gladwell Talent is Overrated

Touch More, Do Better

Tony Mayo

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