Tuesday, May 31, 2016

The "Getting Your Ass Kicked" Part of the Program

What Snowboarding is supposed to look like.
I don't aspire to jump off of 50 foot rocks.  I just want to be able to turn pretty.

This winter I decided it was time to get serious about learning to snowboard.
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Thursday, May 26, 2016

On Influence

The wonders of Google search uncovered Jewelpet Magical Change anime.
Seems appropriate.
The full video is here.

Recently - I've been asked the following question:
So how do you influence people to change?
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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Brainstorming What to Do

For the next phase of our training subcommittee, we decided to tackle Collaboration.
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Thursday, May 19, 2016

Attempting to Virtualize a Meeting

Showing my work.  As of this writing, I am not entirely certain how this is going to go....

My Director challenged me to come up with a way to allow for virtual participation in our Resource Lab.

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Phase H - Useful Evaluation Triggers

I had talked a while back about a common Evaluation trigger - the end of the LMS contract.

There are other triggers I've noticed:

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Keeping Track - the Board of Doom

Throughout our effort, we have been using Trello to keep track of ideas and the status of our effort.


Thursday, May 05, 2016

The Importance of Psychological Safety

Picture from simplypsychology.org

I am coming to believe that a strong indicator of success in any cultural change initiative is psychological safety.

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Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Deciding What to Do - Business Writing

Once we settled on "Business Writing" as the theme for this cycle, we narrowed down our list of activities from the stuff we brainstormed.

A few activities came to the surface.  Read more.....