IMAGINE A SMARTER WORKFORCE... because a dumb workforce never made sense. March 5, 2013 MARCIA CONNER Principal, SensifyGroup @marciamarcia #socialbizevent firstname.lastname@example.org
34 Gigabytes. 1,005,000 words. 147 newspapers-worth of information. Each day. CC DeaPea Jay http://www.flickr.com/photos/deapeajay/3051173258/
1 in 2 business leaders say they dont have access to information needed to do their jobs. CC Thomas Hawk http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/3234770637/
CC Thomas Hawk http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/5882313451 1 in 7 change efforts fail because personal change isnt addressed with the people it affects.
We are all here alone, together. CC Thomas Hawk http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/5116200853/
The brain forms 100 trillion connections. CC Institut Douglas http://www.flickr.com/photos/institut-douglas/2677257668/
The job is to get big and strong, fast. CC Dennis Young http://www.flickr.com/photos/dennis/290378089/
Highly engaged employees are 87% less likely to leave their organizations than highly disengaged employees. CC Joan M. Mas http://www.flickr.com/photos/dailypic/1459055735/
We construct, create, discover, and succeed together, connected. CC Mathew Sullivan http://www.flickr.com/photos/shoebappa/447992165/
Our world is increasingly mobile, connected, open, and constant. CC Pieter Morlion http://www.flickr.com/photos/pietermorlion/4751780496/
I store my knowledge in my friends. Karen Stephenson CC Malix http://www.flickr.com/photos/mallix/2586969604/
CC Thomas Hawk http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/6214329968/ In a connected world, moments of isolation feel out of focus.
What obstacles are keeping people from doing what they were hired to do? CC Andy Powe http://www.flickr.com/photos/andypowe11/4124475000/
CC Martin Gommel http://www.flickr.com/photos/kwerfeldein/2178470578/ Even when we feel stuck, others are there welcoming our stories.
Start slow. Yet go. CC Victoria Pickering http://www.flickr.com/photos/vpickering/4716274268/
Tools don't get socially interesting until they get technologically boring. Clay Shirky CC Atomic Shed http://www.flickr.com/photos/atomicshed/2405112751/
Move from command and control to encourage and engage. Jane Hart CC Thomas Hawk http://flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/4235550946/
Get clear. Get informed. Get ideating. Get going. How do you feel about social tools? What are your colleagues currently doing with social tools? You customers? Your partners? What project that youre personally responsible for that would benefit from social tools? CC Aldo Cavini Benedetti http://www.flickr.com/photos/aldoaldoz/4130747145/ Demonstrate your interest in being at the table by listening, learning and participating actively.
CC Kris Krug http://www.flickr.com/photos/kk/500094932/ Play your heart out. The bands with you. A crowd is waiting. Connect.
THANK YOU Would you please connect? MARCIA CONNER email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org http://marciaconner.com @marciamarcia Download the playground rules http://marciaconner.com/playground-rules/