Cultivate@Work Weekly Roundup


By SkyeTeam on October 14, 2015

Posted by SkyeTeam | October 14, 2015Cultivate@Work Weekly RoundupWelcome! This is our first edition of the Cultivate@Work Weekly Roundup. Each week we’ll scour the Internet for stories and ideas of how people cultivate winning relationships at work and share them in this blog. It’s perfect for anyone interested in applying the ideas and techniques from Cultivate. The Power of Winning Relationships by SkyeTeam CEO Morag Barrett. Congratulations! You’ve just been promoted to manager. But what does that mean for your relationships with your former peers who are now your subordinates? Take a hint from Cultivate: Specify the Rules of Engagement and Understand Workstyles (pg. 166) and this article on HBR.com, “What to Do First When Managing Former Peers”.Bogged down by your email box? Zappos.com’s CEO Tony Hsieh recommends a productivity hack that involves only answering emails from YESTERDAY. Learn more about it from his post on Yesterbox.FastCompany is running a new section on its website called Productivity Week which includes tips and advice on how to be more productive with your time. Learn how one writer applied FastCompany’s 15 productivity hacks to her personal life for one month and the results on “The Most Productive Month of My Life”.How do entrepreneurs think differently from corporate managers when it comes to creating new products? This Inc.com article summarizes a research study comparing corporate managers with experienced entrepreneurs. Bottom Line: Entrepreneurs identify risks and figure out ways to overcome them, rather than avoid them.Building an Innovation Team? Look for Lunatics, Experts and Connectors to challenge your old assumptions, validate what’s possible, and get everybody together to work on making your next new product.This story about a woman’s shoes by Tanveer Naseer reveals what leadership is really all about. Hint: It’s about the HOW, and not just the WHAT. Thanks for reading! Join our Cultivate LinkedIn Group to share your ideas, opinions and questions on how to apply Cultivate to your life. We’re changing how work gets done, one conversation at a time. Filipina Pate is a recovering startup founder, entrepreneur and writer with more than fifteen years of experience in creating, designing and marketing web-based products and services. She is known for her creative ideas and vision, the technical expertise to turn ideas into reality, and a belief in the power of technology to bring people together.Related ArticlesTags »cultivate@work Share1
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