#WOLWeek 18-24 November 201: Sharing the Benefits of Working Out Loud

Next week from 18-24 November will be International Working Out Loud Week.  This WOLWeek the theme will be ‘Sharing the Benefits of Working Out Loud.’  WOLWeek is all about advocacy of the practice of working out loud by surfacing and sharing the stories of the global Working Out Loud communities.  WOLWeek is a celebration of any forms of sharing work in practice openly with a relevant community, whatever that practice may be called. We embrace open work, narrating work, share your work, and many other names, practices and schemes of bringing work in progress out in the open so that … Continue reading #WOLWeek 18-24 November 201: Sharing the Benefits of Working Out Loud

Share the Benefits of Working Out Loud – 18-24 November 2019

International Working Out Loud Week returns from 18-24 November 2019. The theme of this week is ‘Share the benefits of working out Loud’. WOLWeek is unashamedly a week of advocacy with an international community. We want to share the benefits to encourage others to practice WOL. We also want to share the benefits so that more people experience how WOL can help them to connect to others, learn and achieve their goals. Diverse Benefits This theme was inspired by the ongoing work global WOL community and in particular two tweets today. They reminded me that more people need to experience … Continue reading Share the Benefits of Working Out Loud – 18-24 November 2019

#WOLWeek: Recognising Those Who Enable, Encourage and Inspire Us

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

Innovative ways to deepen your Relationships and create a legacy with professional story telling : Ragnar Heil

International Working Out Loud Week #WOLWEEK has started and I would like to contribute to this worldwide movement by sharing innovative ways (“Hacks”) to deepen relationships and create a legacy with professional story telling. This list is not complete, it`s not a theory- just a collection of helpful recommendations from my experiences over the last weeks. Listen. Without instantly looking for a time slot to tell your stories. I guess you have already experienced this phenomena in conversations: You can observe it in nonverbal signals that your conversation partner is just trying to find perfect timing to tell his or … Continue reading Innovative ways to deepen your Relationships and create a legacy with professional story telling : Ragnar Heil

#WOLWeek Day 5: Show Possibility

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

#WOLWeek Day 4: Creating Your Legacy Through Deeper Relationships with #WOL

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

#WOLWeek Day 3: Who has Time for A Legacy?

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?