Working Out Loud in Action – Catherine Shinners

Catherine Shinners (@catshinners) is a consultant and advisor helping Fortune 500 and Global 2000 clients bring high impact collaboration and social business capacities to their organizations, business processes and culture to generate new value, advance workforce engagement and productivity and deepen partner and customer relationships. Catherine blogs at http://www.collaboration-incontext.com/ and her business is Merced Group. Catherine is also a great fan of working out loud and shares her practice with us:  What do you recommend for someone considering starting a practice of working out loud? #divein – bring forward something from your immediate work context – a little problem or … Continue reading Working Out Loud in Action – Catherine Shinners

Working Out Loud in Action – Jochen Adler

Jochen Adler (@jochenadler) is a social workplace consultant and a fan of working out loud.  Jochen believes working out loud is a component of his quest to make work better.  For more on Jochen see jochenadler.com   How should people start working out loud? It’s a habit, and we all know how hard those are to sink in. What worked best at first for me, because I’m so schedule-driven, is frequent reminders on my calendar. They’ll pop up every once in a while, wherever I’ll be, prompting me: „What are you working on? Share!” What are the benefits and risks of working out loud? … Continue reading Working Out Loud in Action – Jochen Adler

Working Out Loud in Action – Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez (@elsua) is an enthusiastic advocate of working out loud. Luis Suarez is a Chief Emergineer and People Enabler. Most importantly since February 2008 he has been living a life without email. For more on Luis’ thoughts and insights check out elsua.net Luis shares his amazing practices of and considerable passion for working out loud: You are famous for your many year journey of Living in A World without email. What started your journey of working out loud? Thanks much for having me over here and for the opportunity to contribute into #WOLWeek. Exciting next few days ahead!   I … Continue reading Working Out Loud in Action – Luis Suarez

Working Out Loud in Action – Ian Thorpe

Ian Thorpe (@ithorpe) is a knowledge worker, international development worker, UN staffer and member of Change Agents Worldwide. Ian has seen the potential of working out loud on projects and creating connection within a large organisation like the UN. Importantly #wol does your dissemination as you do your work: How do you encourage people to start working out loud? Start with something simple such as single project – also maybe start internally or within a more closed space until you feel comfortable sharing more widely to get a feel for it  then expand from there What advice to manage the benefits and the … Continue reading Working Out Loud in Action – Ian Thorpe

Working Out Loud in Action – Amy Dolzine

Amy Dolzine (@amydolz) is an Enterprise Social champion at Lubrizol who is helping that organisation to work out loud and leverage the benefits of collaboration.  Amy is also a key contributor to the Yammer Customer Network where she shares her lessons and engages others in discussion on how to foster social collaboration. Amy shares how working out loud enables her to jump into the meaningful and impactful part of conversations because it builds connection: How should some start out working out loud? If your nervous, start in one group (even a private group) where you know most of the people and post … Continue reading Working Out Loud in Action – Amy Dolzine

Working Out Loud in Action – Helen Blunden

Helen Blunden (@ActivateLearn) is a fantastic advocate for the power or working out loud.  In her consulting, blogging, work in learning and sharing in social channels, she has engaged many people in the practice of working out loud. More information on Helen’s work can be found at  ActivateLearning.com.au Helen describes how working out loud expands networks and helps reconnect you with your work: How should some start out working out loud? Nike has a good slogan for this, it’s “Just Do It”.  I have come across many people who can find every excuse to not do it. “I don’t have time!” “I … Continue reading Working Out Loud in Action – Helen Blunden