We are all busy. All super busy. And our attention is divided by many signals, to-do’s, emails and a variety of strange attractors. But the point is: sharing some information on social media sometimes helps others gain time. And you would appreciate that time gain also.
Everyone organizes or attends meetings all the time. But the vast majority of these are under-performing, under-delivering and leave us sooner empty than energized. The Engagement and Collaboration team of the ILRI communication and knowledge management unit can turn these meetings into successful, productive, long-lasting milestones. Here’s how.
How many meeting have you been to this week, month, year? How many of them left you feeling drained and under-utilized? Bring a facilitator as the answer to this dreadful ‘deadbeat meeting zone’.
A lot of events end up being ‘Death-by-PowerPoint’ executions, by design and default. ILRI CKM support much more interactive events than those. But even with a PowerpPoint recital, a lot can be done to improve how they are run. This post presents such ideas, drawing from a recent example.
Introducing the work of ILRI’s engagement and collaboration team in the communications and KM group.
ILRI staff, other CGIAR centers and partner organizations involved in research for development all have to work with information, knowledge and communication. In fact they all do it, continuously. Research is indeed about information, knowledge and communication too, whether alone, in teams and in wider and increasingly complex partnerships. We can achieve smarter research through smarter …