We don’t work alone. We shouldn’t work in silence. Most importantly we should recognise those who enable, encourage and inspire us. This Working Out Loud Week we are looking to recognise those who contribute to our work. Share the work of others who help you to do your best work. The world is short of recognition. It can always do with an abundant supply. Recognising others is one of the greatest contributions you can make to other people. Many people don’t even realise that their work enables, encourages and inspires others. The simple act of recognition can change someone’s perception … Continue reading #WOLWeek: Recognising Those Who Enable, Encourage and Inspire Us
This year’s VR Working Out Loud Week will run from 26 February to 4 March 2018. Participation is open to anyone who is working, playing or experimenting with Virtual Reality, whether that be at home, school or work. Use the hashtag #VRwolweek on Twitter to share your successes, failures, questions, answers, tips, or anything else that your fellow VR enthusiasts might find helpful. Also use the hashtag to draw attention to real-world examples of VR that are being used for particular purposes, such as healthcare or workplace training. Whether you are exploring apps or developing high-end immersive experiences, tell us … Continue reading VR Working Out Loud Week 2018
This International Working Out Loud week the theme is ‘Deepen Relationships and Create A Legacy’. This week practioners around the world have been exploring how Working Out Loud helps them to create lasting impact. This we we have explored why relationships matter in our work, how Working Out Loud deepens relationships, the opportunity to create a legacy every day and actions to start that work using Working Out Loud. Show Possibility The greatest feedback I receive is when someone suggests to me that an interaction we had or an idea I shared helped them to change their life. There is … Continue reading #WOLWeek Day 5: Show Possibility
International Working Out Loud Week runs from 13-18 November 2017 and this weeks theme is ‘Deepen Relationships and Create a Legacy“. So far this week we have looked at the value of deeper relationships, explored how Working Out Loud can Deepen relationships and explore how we can start to build a legacy today. So far this week we have explored Working out loud can take your work and work interactions and make deeper relationships and legacy building a daily experience for you. Importantly working out loud can help you find, engage and win the support of those relationships that will … Continue reading #WOLWeek Day 4: Creating Your Legacy Through Deeper Relationships with #WOL
13-18 November is International Working Out Loud Week. The theme of this WOLWeek is ‘Deepen Relationships and Create a Legacy’. In the first two days we have looked at why we need to deepen relationships and how Working Out Loud can help. Today we explore legacies. We are all drowning in the challenges of our work. A digital economy has created new expectations of responsiveness, breadth of engagement and agility that increase the time demands of our work. At the same time there are more messages and more to understand. When now has never been more insistent, who has time … Continue reading #WOLWeek Day 3: Who has Time for A Legacy?
November 13-18 this year is International Working Out Loud week and this WOLweek the theme is “Deepen Relationships and Create a Legacy”. Yesterday, we reflected on the need to deepen relationships in a digital world and a digital workplace. Today we will look at how sharing work in progress with a relevant community can deepen relationships. Working out loud is an important digital work practice because it enables the networks around our work to engage us. We may set out to use working out loud for ‘a better career or a better life’ as John Stepper puts it so well, … Continue reading #WOLWeek Day 2: How Working Out Loud Deepens Relationships
You don’t need to look far to see the need to deepen relationships. We are surrounded by urgent offers of transactional relationships. We watch as streamlined digital experiences and bots take over many interactions, often failing to handle the complexity … Continue reading #WOLWeek Day 1: Why Deepen Relationships?
International Working Out Loud Week returns from 13-18 November with the theme of “Deepen Relationships and Create a Legacy”. This week is a chance to celebrate the practice of working out loud and sharing work. The goal for the week for practitioner of working out loud all around the world will be to share their work, the impact of working out loud and how it has changed their relationships and improved their outcomes. Working out loud is the practice of purposefully sharing work in progress with a relevant community so that others can learn and can help. Working out loud … Continue reading #WOLWeek 13-18 November 2017: Deepen Relationships and Create a Legacy
Another WOLWeek has ended. We have now held 6 WOLWeeks over 3 years. Each one is a step bigger than the last and the community continues to grwo and now genuinely reaches around the world. Here’s a reflection on what we learned this WOLWeek: Working Out Loud Takes Purpose Day 1 we asked people to share their purpose. What surprised me was the number of people who responded to that call by sharing their purpose on Twitter and other social media channels. Purpose is meaningful. People have a strong desire to share their purpose and discuss it. We don’t allow … Continue reading #WOLWeek: Lessons