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7 Social Media Manager Tips To Stay Focused And Productive


Many people glamourize the notion of being a Social Media Manager. The idea of being on social media all day, usually in the comfort of one’s own home or on the road, is very appealing to many people. One of the biggest issues with being a Social Media Manager is the focus. Being on social media all day offers many opportunities to be distracted. The body has an internal clock that it uses to regulate sleep cycles and brain wave patterns.

Let’s Focus a Little Better

CLO Magazine

I am assured that if my mind isn’t preoccupied with adulting — the stuff of paying bills, celebrating health insurance coverage and so forth — it’s darting between any number of digital disruptors: social media, email, music streaming apps, game apps, news apps, podcasts, text messages, bings, buzzes and everything in between. Do a brain dump that is. Performance Management attention brain focus

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5 Tips to Time Management for Maximum Productivity

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If you do, then it is important that you work on them first thing in the morning- The human brain works best in the morning. And for as much as you can, try not to get moody in the morning or to open mails/social media feeds that can potentially make you moody. Avoid multitasking. Research shows that multitasking lowers an individual’s performance by nearly 40%. How good are you with time management? Are you maximally productive at work?

The Pros and Cons of Cross-Training Your Employees


For example, Connie, a systems analyst, has gained newfound respect for Sadie, the company’s social media manager, after the former spent a few days covering for her ailing co-worker. Contrary to popular opinion, the human brain does not multitask well.

The Learning and Forgetting Curve: How to Make eLearning Memorable


Multitasking with techno-stimulators: mobile phones, tablets, i-tunes and you get the drift. Visuals and auditory stimulation activates the brain to focus and process these information signals and make sense out of them. When we sleep, the dendrites (brain cells) grow and branch and connect to older dendrites, enhancing information connectivity. When you give your brain a chance to connect new knowledge with the prior experience, learning is “sedimented”.

5 Steps to Create a Winning Corporate Webinar Course


Given the rapid rise of the medium in recent years, it’s not a surprise to see an increasing number of providers looking to help businesses of all sizes create an effective webinar course. The major difference is an indefinite archiving opportunity, along with more social media integration and the ability for multiple panelists to present. Instead of rigid plans, businesses pay per usage. Desperate times call for desperate measures.

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Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

Knowledge Work Skills / Work Literacy Having realized in 2007 that there's a very important Knowledge Worker Skill Gap , I felt the need in 2008 to find ways to help knowledge workers and organizations build skills like Leveraging Networks , Network Feedback , Finding Expertise , Using Social Media to Find Answers to Questions , Learning through Conversation and searching, scanning, etc. The goal was to actually define some meaningful results for the business.

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February Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. 10 Ways to Build Social Media Expertise Using Personal Web Projects - , February 2, 2010. Brain surgery boosts spirituality - Scientific American , February 10, 2010. Intel’s Social Media Training - , February 3, 2010. Exploring Why Social Business Will Drive 21st Century Enterprises - Dion Hinchcliffe’s Web 2.0