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Welcome to BoldWork see-musings, the e-newsletter of BoldWork. We help businesses and organizations optimize the performance of the people who work for them.
 
Clients come to us when they seek change, need to solve problems, challenge a status quo that no longer works or create a work climate that motivates employees to become superior performers.
 
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All electronic newsletters are available in our archives.
 
  • November 2013
  • This issue takes a look at Learning. Find out how Gamification can help improve your presentations, explore the growing trend of Massive Open On-line Courses and look into whether or not you can Train Your Brain.
  • October 2013
  • Language has profound impact on how we see the world and what we do. This month we look at the Power of Words, the Language of Color and the new Language of Texting.
  • September 2013
  • BoldWork examines Brain Work. Learn about brain facts, memory and research on the neural pathways for physical and social/emotional pain.
  • August 2013
  • Poetry is the theme for this month. Discover the poetry of work, experience the unique collaboration of poetry and animation, and learn about Spoken Word and how it can increase your creativity.
  • July 2013
  • In this issue, we are introduced to an artist who takes a perceived physical challenge and turns it into a strength. There is an opportunity to re-visit the importance of Goal Setting. There is also an interesting take on how we see ourselves versus how others see us.
  • June 2013
  • In this issue, you will have the opportunity to assess your change management skills, consider your risk tolerance level, and take a look at how body language can help you when it's time to speak up with courage.
  • May 2013
  • Find information on positive psychology and re-wiring your brain for happiness, the 140 character CV, and a new "see" of fear.
  • April 2013
  • In this month's issue you will find out about the connection between a positive attitude and creative problem solving, answer a questionnaire that will help you explore 5 team dysfunctions that could be impacting your work group, and learn the truth about Introverts.
  • March 2013
  • This issue will help you "live in the now" by mastering mindfulness, detect deception, and introduce you to Thomas Edison's sleep cycles (are you a power napper, too?).
  • February 2013
  • Read the opposing views of 2 authors around the concept of influence, watch a presentation that explains the connection between body language and body chemistry so we can be more powerful, and learn about reclaiming your creative confidence from a couple of experts in the field.
  • January 2013
  • If you are considering getting better organized by going paperless, check out this pledge. There is also information on how Sunk Bias Cost, substantial investments in a decision, can influence/hinder our decision making and includes 4 ways to overcome it. Finally, consider taking the Moral Sense Test. It may generate some self evaluation.
  • December 2012
  • In this issue you'll find a great example of "why ask why" illustrating the practical application of the Five Whys Technique. You'll also find a link to an excellent video to start the new year that explains "How to Find and Do Work You Love". Last, but not least, get the list of our resident technology addict's favorite tech tools from 2012.
  • November 2012
  • You'll find interesting information about the power of small groups when you watch The Elevator Experiment, have an opportunity to check the effectiveness of your Individual Development Planning, and find out about Geena Davis' Institute on Gender in Media in this issue.
  • October 2012
  • In this issue you will get tips on broadening your perspective to enhance creative thinking, find strategies to help you capitalize on your team's knowledge, and discover research about self-persuasion as an effective tool for self-change.
  • September 2012
  • This month's issue will help you capture moments of brilliance, get ideas when you need them, and will point you in the direction of 1000's of tips for coaching and development.
  • August 2012
  • Take some time to understand the importance of right brain thinking, failing the 'right' way, and check out an effective creative problem solving process.
  • July 2012 see musings
  • We continue to explore the importance of creativity and workouts for the mind. There is also a review of an article to help us with procrastination.
  • June 2012
  • A variety of topics are explored including Boomers and professionalism today, how to work your creative muscles, and where passion comes from.
  • May 2012
  • The maiden voyage of see-Musings introduces Curation. We've selected articles on time management, tenacity and the benefits of energizing work.
  • March 2012
  • The February issue focused on self development, this issue continues the conversation with pointers for improving team resiliency.
  • February 2012
  • How's your resiliency? This issue looks at the importance of resiliency and provides tips on how to improve.
  • January 2012
  • Key trends for 2012 and the importance of bringing the power of curiosity to the workplace with tips on how to boost your own curiosity quotient.
  • December 2011 final
  • Likeability. Read about its importance to our success and how to up your likeability factor.
  • November 2011
  • Bullying in the workplace and tips for restoring well-being.
  • October 2011
  • We are all accountable for speaking up when expectations are not met. Read about courageous messengers and money back guarentees.
  • September 2011
  • Whether you are on the giving or receiving end, mentoring is an important aspect of development and maintaining a healthy WorkClimate.
  • August 2011
  • Further exploration of employee engagement including a look at shared ownership and the employee's point of view.
  • July 2011
  • Employee engagement: What it is, surveys and what employees want.
  • June 2011
  • Create a coaching climate in your organization. Use a Triad Coaching Program -it's effective and cost efficient.
  • May 2011
  • What are we losing by relying so heavily on technology? Do we really need an app to tell us when we're "off the mark"?
  • April 2011
  • Having women in top leadership positions boosts a company's bottom line. Why?
  • March 2011
  • Tips on managing a geographically dispersed team. And why BoldWork requires accountability.
  • January/February 2011
  • Branding - is it time for a change? Stand out among peers by creating your own personal brand.
  • December 2010
  • Networking is connecting - how to do it even if you hate it.
  • November 2010
  • How do you do BoldWork when you hate your job?
  • October 2010
  • Are you a Workist?
  • September 2010
  • Why humor belongs in the workplace. And why a skilled faciltator is key to ROI.
  • August 2010
  • Getting what you want - keys to being a good customer. And how BoldWork feeds excellent customer service.
  • July 2010
  • Looking for work in all the wrong places - reassess your strategy. And what happens when you stop "multi-tasking"?
  • June 2010
  • Why we're not wired to let go...of things or habitual ways of thinking or doing. Tips on how to adapt.
  • May 2010 final
  • Slay ambiguity and make clarity queen.
  • April 2010
  • Emerging tools to build a better workforce - the power of storytelling, banging the drum and taking a table at the World Cafe.
  • March 2010
  • Do you practice "creeping elegance"? When "good enough"....is.
  • February 2010
  • One thing that makes change easier. And doing things the Kaizen way.
  • January 2010
  • Social media trends for 2010.
  • December 2009 e-newsletter
  • T&D - where is it headed?
  • Copy of November 2009 newsletter
  • What's your GI (Generational Intelligence)? And why Tina Fey could run Google.
  • October 2009 newsletter
  • Be more creative - stuff that really works.
  • September 2009 Newsletter, number 2
  • Why leaders are vital in creating a healthy WorkClimate. And the hard facts on "soft skills".
  • August 2009 Newsletter, number 1
  • How much is your company losing? Stop wasting those training dollars.
  • May 2013
  • Find information on positive psychology and re-wiring your brain for happiness, the 140 character CV, and a new "see" of fear.
  • April 2013
  • In this month's issue you will find out about the connection between a positive attitude and creative problem solving, answer a questionnaire that will help you explore 5 team dysfunctions that could be impacting your work group, and learn the truth about Introverts.
  • March 2013
  • This issue will help you "live in the now" by mastering mindfulness, detect deception, and introduce you to Thomas Edison's sleep cycles (are you a power napper, too?).
  • February 2013
  • Read the opposing views of 2 authors around the concept of influence, watch a presentation that explains the connection between body language and body chemistry so we can be more powerful, and learn about reclaiming your creative confidence from a couple of experts in the field.
  • January 2013
  • If you are considering getting better organized by going paperless, check out this pledge. There is also information on how Sunk Bias Cost, substantial investments in a decision, can influence/hinder our decision making and includes 4 ways to overcome it. Finally, consider taking the Moral Sense Test. It may generate some self evaluation.
  • December 2012
  • In this issue you'll find a great example of "why ask why" illustrating the practical application of the Five Whys Technique. You'll also find a link to an excellent video to start the new year that explains "How to Find and Do Work You Love". Last, but not least, get the list of our resident technology addict's favorite tech tools from 2012.
  • November 2012
  • You'll find interesting information about the power of small groups when you watch The Elevator Experiment, have an opportunity to check the effectiveness of your Individual Development Planning, and find out about Geena Davis' Institute on Gender in Media in this issue.
  • October 2012
  • In this issue you will get tips on broadening your perspective to enhance creative thinking, find strategies to help you capitalize on your team's knowledge, and discover research about self-persuasion as an effective tool for self-change.
  • September 2012
  • This month's issue will help you capture moments of brilliance, get ideas when you need them, and will point you in the direction of 1000's of tips for coaching and development.
  • August 2012
  • Take some time to understand the importance of right brain thinking, failing the 'right' way, and check out an effective creative problem solving process.
  • July 2012 see musings
  • We continue to explore the importance of creativity and workouts for the mind. There is also a review of an article to help us with procrastination.
  • June 2012
  • A variety of topics are explored including Boomers and professionalism today, how to work your creative muscles, and where passion comes from.
  • May 2012
  • The maiden voyage of see-Musings introduces Curation. We've selected articles on time management, tenacity and the benefits of energizing work.
  • March 2012
  • The February issue focused on self development, this issue continues the conversation with pointers for improving team resiliency.
  • February 2012
  • How's your resiliency? This issue looks at the importance of resiliency and provides tips on how to improve.
  • January 2012
  • Key trends for 2012 and the importance of bringing the power of curiosity to the workplace with tips on how to boost your own curiosity quotient.
  • December 2011 final
  • Likeability. Read about its importance to our success and how to up your likeability factor.
  • November 2011
  • Bullying in the workplace and tips for restoring well-being.
  • October 2011
  • We are all accountable for speaking up when expectations are not met. Read about courageous messengers and money back guarentees.
  • September 2011
  • Whether you are on the giving or receiving end, mentoring is an important aspect of development and maintaining a healthy WorkClimate.
  • August 2011
  • Further exploration of employee engagement including a look at shared ownership and the employee's point of view.
  • July 2011
  • Employee engagement: What it is, surveys and what employees want.
  • June 2011
  • Create a coaching climate in your organization. Use a Triad Coaching Program -it's effective and cost efficient.
  • May 2011
  • What are we losing by relying so heavily on technology? Do we really need an app to tell us when we're "off the mark"?
  • April 2011
  • Having women in top leadership positions boosts a company's bottom line. Why?
  • March 2011
  • Tips on managing a geographically dispersed team. And why BoldWork requires accountability.
  • January/February 2011
  • Branding - is it time for a change? Stand out among peers by creating your own personal brand.
  • December 2010
  • Networking is connecting - how to do it even if you hate it.
  • November 2010
  • How do you do BoldWork when you hate your job?
  • October 2010
  • Are you a Workist?
  • September 2010
  • Why humor belongs in the workplace. And why a skilled faciltator is key to ROI.
  • August 2010
  • Getting what you want - keys to being a good customer. And how BoldWork feeds excellent customer service.
  • July 2010
  • Looking for work in all the wrong places - reassess your strategy. And what happens when you stop "multi-tasking"?
  • June 2010
  • Why we're not wired to let go...of things or habitual ways of thinking or doing. Tips on how to adapt.
  • May 2010 final
  • Slay ambiguity and make clarity queen.
  • April 2010
  • Emerging tools to build a better workforce - the power of storytelling, banging the drum and taking a table at the World Cafe.
  • March 2010
  • Do you practice "creeping elegance"? When "good enough"....is.
  • February 2010
  • One thing that makes change easier. And doing things the Kaizen way.
  • January 2010
  • Social media trends for 2010.
  • December 2009 e-newsletter
  • T&D - where is it headed?
  • Copy of November 2009 newsletter
  • What's your GI (Generational Intelligence)? And why Tina Fey could run Google.
  • October 2009 newsletter
  • Be more creative - stuff that really works.
  • September 2009 Newsletter, number 2
  • Why leaders are vital in creating a healthy WorkClimate. And the hard facts on "soft skills".
  • August 2009 Newsletter, number 1
  • How much is your company losing? Stop wasting those training dollars.
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