Archive for the 'General' Category

Crowdsourcing in the College Classroom and Implications For HR

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 07|22|o  » 0 Comments

I recently read this excellent article on crowdsourcing which explores ways in which the tool is expanding in different fields. Here are five of the best examples they came up with:

GrouperEye: This “survival of the fittest” project was started by and for college students looking for contract gigs. Businesses post a case on GrouperEye’s website […]

Best Buy: Using Crowdsourcing For Human Resources

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 06|17|o  » 0 Comments

Affinity groups have been around for some time in forward thinking companies. But now some of these companies are taking Affinity Groups to a new level: they are using them to crowdsource new products and services.
Consider Best Buy: While sales in 2009 accounted for roughly 22% of U.S. consumer electronics sales, its share of sales […]

Social Learning: Re-invented, Re-defined and Re-imagined

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 04|04|o  » 0 Comments

There are many announcements this month. First and foremost, along with the publication of my book, The 2020 Workplace: How Innovative Companies Attract, Develop & Keep Tomorrow’s Employees Today (Harper Business, 2010), I am also joining partners Karie Willyerd and Rick Von Feldt in a new consulting firm, Future Workplace ( dedicated to innovations in […]

How Millennial Are You?

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 03|04|o  » 3 Comments

The Pew Research Center has created a very engaging quiz that asks the question “How Millennial Are You?” That’s right. You may think that being part of a generation will dictate your media habits, and a predisposition to engage in social media. But think again.
First, a refresher on the generations:
Traditionalists born prior to 1946
Baby […]

Is Your Sales Department Ready For Social Media?

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 02|09|o  » 1 Comment

Last week I participated in an interview with ZoomInfo, a a news and information hub for sales and marketing executives.. Read below for an excerpt, or visit for the full article.

ZoomInfo: What are some of the initial steps sales managers can take in developing a social-media strategy?
Meister: The first step is a change […]

Your Feedback To Five Words To Describe Corporate Learning in 2010

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 02|01|o  » 4 Comments

As we head into 2010 we have some exciting news to share with you: New Learning Playbook was honored to be listed on the Digital Learning People blog as one of the top 50 blogs focusing on learning, technology and business. See all the 50 blogs here.
A big thank you to all our readers […]

Corporate Social Responsibility 2.0: Integrate With Leadership Development To Build 21st Century Skills

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 12|01|o  » 0 Comments

Ask yourself: is your organization building new skill sets for the future workplace? If not, you will be interested in what Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is doing to combine corporate social responsibility with leadership development for high potentials.
Deloitte’s new program is called Deloitte21, and it refers to the concept of building 21st century skills […]

Multiple Generations @ Work: What Should You Do Differently?

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 11|03|o  » 1 Comment

Will you be in the workforce in 2020?
If the answer is YES, I hope you read our recent blog at Harvard Business entitled Are You Ready For Five Generations Of Workers? We stirred up quite a dialogue about how companies will adapt to having five generations in the workplace in the year 2020.
Here […]

Twenty Web 2.0 Apps for Learning

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 10|22|o  » 3 Comments

Pecha Kucha HHL09 Web 2.0 Apps

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James Clay had an excellent Pecha Kucha presentation recently talking about Twenty Web 2.0 Apps for Learning. If you have not already experienced Pecha Kucha, it was developed a few years ago in Tokyo and means “Chit Chat.” Essentially you give 20 slides in 20 […]

Can Your Team Impersonate You? …& Other Lessons From World Business Forum

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 10|13|o  » 0 Comments

The World Business Forum was in New York City last week and one of the most entertaining and thought-provoking speakers included Patrick Lencioni, management consultant and author of Five Dysfunctions Of A Team.
As reported in the Wall Street Journal, Lencioni, shared his insights in a presentation pegged to his “Five Dysfunctions of a Team” […]

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