Working Out Loud In Action: Interview with Rita Zones

Rita Zonius is an Australian communications and enterprise social consultant supporting companies to build their impact and influence through social. Before her consulting and speaking career, Rita led the Internal Digital Communications team at ANZ to support the organisation realise … Continue reading Working Out Loud In Action: Interview with Rita Zones

Working Out Loud @ Bosch – An interview with its sponsor

Katharina Krentz of Bosch agreed to share with us this interview that was conducted in Bosch with Mr Christoph Kübel, member of the Board of Management and Director of Industrial Relations of the Bosch Group, the sponsor of Working Out Loud in the organisation. The Working Out Loud (WOL) initiative has started at Bosch in June 2015 with the first WOL circle pilots. Since these early days a lot has happened, and the former grassroots initiative has grown to a serious learning and collaboration approach within the company. Since July 2017 Mr. Christoph Kübel, member of the Board of Management and … Continue reading Working Out Loud @ Bosch – An interview with its sponsor

WOL in Action: Daniella Cunha Teichert

How did you first discover Working out loud? I heard about it first on the way back from lunch at work, from a colleague that participated in one of the first WOL-circles at Bosch. I didn’t know anything about it, but as personal development plays a big role in my life, I am always on the look-out for interesting approaches to keep in touch with my inner self and reach out to others in need. So, when this colleague posted that she would start a new circle, I jumped at the opportunity. What has been your experience of Working out … Continue reading WOL in Action: Daniella Cunha Teichert

How My Yammer External Network Works Out Loud—And Saves Lives

“Dear all,” the Yammer post began. “Something happened last night where all my years of training helped me keep this situation in my community from escalating, and minimized risk and injury until the paramedics and police arrived.” I had to paraphrase exceedingly just now due to confidentiality reasons, but I can say that this post in our Yammer External Network for customers had to do with a teenage girl, a restaurant, alcohol and drugs, and a butcher’s knife. The customer’s daughter and two of her friends were also present. Thanks to this customer’s training, everyone stayed safe: The girl with … Continue reading How My Yammer External Network Works Out Loud—And Saves Lives

Building A Successful Large Cross-Enterprise Working Out Loud Community

Ragnar Heil is one of the Founding Members of the German Working Out Loud Community. We asked Ragnar to describe how that community came about and what is driving its success.   Simon Terry, organizer of internal Working Out Loud Week “WOLWEEK” asked me yesterday in a LinkedIn comment if I would like to share my experiences how to build a successful national Working Out Loud Community like we did in Germany over the last 2 years. Without missing a second I said “yes” because there are no insights shared yet and I am very interested in scaling WOL on … Continue reading Building A Successful Large Cross-Enterprise Working Out Loud Community