Working Out Loud: Advocate (Part 3 of 5)

Write recommendations for others both inside and outside your organization. When someone does something for me at work, I will write his or her leadership about it. I write constructive thank you notes to people outside of work as well. It is important to recognize and reflect how people have a positive impact on your life. I have written about people who are living and people who have passed away as well “Remember Arden”

Lesson Learned in Knowledge Management (EBOLA)

Ignorance = Death Last year, I wrote about a lack of KM in the medical industry.   It was a sad commentary then and it is even more frightening now.  Some of you may be aware that errors in healthcare account for a significant number of deaths in America. In 2010, the Office of Inspector […]

The Desired Path #KM

Knowledge Management activities are often pathways created as a consequence of doing business and normally represent the shortest route to an individual performer or group getting their jobs done.  A desire path (also known as a desire line, social trail, goat track or bootleg trail) can be a path created as a consequence of foot or bicycle traffic. The path usually represents […]

KM and The Pioneer Woman~

Deliciousness to The End! The Pioneer Woman, absolutely brilliant Ree Drummond provides some of the most tasty and delicious recipes that represent the American palate for today and from a time gone by.   Please find an example of one of Ree’s wonderful recipes.   Her style uses both complex concepts along with simple staples […]

There is GREAT POWER in Silence

If you don’t say something, you are saying a lot. “Silence is a window into a fundamental misunderstanding in semiotics, the study of signs. “ Research indicates that children would rather be yelled at than ignored. When prisoners are being punished, they are put in isolation, because being isolated is one of the harshest punishments […]

2004 Perspective on KM

Given the economic outlook for knowledge workers, I find even less incentives to share my knowledge with my employer. Capturing it is even further out. You’d have to be insane to give your employer any of your knowledge. I’m wondering if people can remain employed without sharing some knowledge? Posted by: David Locke | December […]

ILTA KM (Elevator Pitch Advice) 1.             We need to devote time to critically examine the value proposition of every aspect of our work and each project. 2.             We need to write a separate elevator pitch for each of our varied client groups (for example, partners, associates, firm leadership, and administrative people), each component of our mandate, and each project. […]