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  • 10 Keys to Collaboration - SideraWorks

    10 Keys To Making Collaboration Work

    You probably already know that you need to be collaborating better. After all, there is no shortage of research, studies, case examples, articles (and more articles) full of reasons why better collaboration is good for business. So I probably don’t need to convince you. Nearly every organization I talk to says that internal collaboration is a priority for them. They’re

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  • Eating Your Own Dogfood - SideraWorks

    Eating Your Own Dogfood – When Simple Isn’t So Simple

    We’re trying out a lot of new business models this year at SideraWorks. Experiments if you will. From content production, workshop development, to client delivery models, and our intellectual property, we’re examining new approaches.

    We preach this to our clients all the time about pushing boundaries, about creating a culture of experimentation where ‘failure’ is a form of learning and moving an organization forward. About the value of transparency into those efforts, the good and the bad.

    But to be honest, we haven’t eaten a lot of our own dog food lately

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  • Being Human: Translating Buzzwords Into Action - SideraWorks

    Being “Human”: Translating Buzzwords Into Action

    We talk all the time about “being human” in business. But what does that even mean? Let’s dig beneath the terms a bit and make buzzwords something we can act on.

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  • Why We're Quitting Social Business - SideraWorks

    Why We’re Quitting Social Business

    It’s a jungle out there. And sometimes, you have to admit defeat. Well ok, maybe that’s an overstatement. Let me back up a minute. When we started SideraWorks in 2011, the idea of “social business” was all anyone could talk about. Software companies, corporations, organizations, consultants…you name it. “Social business” was the term of the day. When we decided that

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  • The Writer's Trick That Will Help Your Collaboration - SideraWorks

    The Writer’s Trick That Will Help Your Collaboration Process

    If you’ve ever taken on a daunting writing task – whether it’s a blog post or a book – you might know that there’s one secret to actually getting writing done. Write. Do not pass Go. Do not collect $200. Do not get on Facebook. Sit your behind in the chair, get rid of distractions, and crank out the words.

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