Mike Staffeldt

Trust the powerful, trust in progress, and trust in power/knowledge.

In this blog series I am focusing on learning & development implications in how organizations use ESN technology. In the first post, I explained that exposure to ideas is good, but there could be trouble in properly assessing/improving the quality of that data. My second post examined the importance of interpersonal and competency trust as individuals interact… Continue Reading Trust the powerful, trust in progress, and trust in power/knowledge.

Trust me: I’m good enough, smart enough, and doggoneit, people like me

In my first post, I focused on some of the good and bad aspects of relying on ESN technology in the area of learning and development. Generally, exposure to ideas is good, but there could be trouble in properly assessing/improving the quality of that data. As I mentioned then, one of the barriers to quality… Continue Reading Trust me: I’m good enough, smart enough, and doggoneit, people like me

Lost on the Facebook Wall

  There’s no doubt that the possibilities are wonderful for using Enterprise Social Networks to enhance learning and development.  There’s also a downside if these networks are not structured thoughtfully. Yes, the rules of behavior are truly important, and the learning (or sharing any sort of useful knowledge) is not a given. Knowledge can be […]

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