Best Blogs 11 July 2014

Welcome to #BestBlogs, the weekly curation of the world of work.

The latest ideas on organization life, personal collaboration and the politics of work from practitioners around the globe are collected here so you may become more effective, perhaps even more satisfied, in career.

Every week our themes emerge organically and this week our writers share their insight on being more reflective in our professional life. What are some available tools and choices we have and can make to be more human in a modern world?

These fine authors offer you fresh and different perspectives on the intersection of life and work.

Gem Reucroft stirs the pot as only Gem can. In this reflective post she acknowledges some of the writers that get her attention while at the same time asking how we may enlarge the conversation. For insight, intellect and honesty start with @HR_Gem

Kath reminds us of a central truth we often overlook: the little victories matter too. In this zen-infused post she helps us remember that life is really a stream interactions, some large, but most small. Taking pleasure in the everyday wins helps keep ourselves balanced. And happy. See @LittleDashOf for more

That Career Girl has been moving assertively into her new role knowing those first 90 days are oh so important. In this write she shares some of the keys to building relationships in that getting-to-know-you phase and reinforces the responsibility to reach out to others is up to us. @ThatCareerGirl has cool ideas

Karlina Millers writes an absolutely impressive piece here about the delicate balance of self-determination and standardization via process control. A post that will have you examining your own assumptions about the value of processes, and the role of creativity in achieving results. @KarlinaErika is a brilliant writer

Helen Tracey takes on change in a way you may not have before. ‘Change is good’ goes the mantra yet Helen argues maybe that’s not really true. Can we change the way we think about change she asks? @HRPotential is a must-read for your weekly insight

Ashley Lauren Perez knows a thing or two about branding including what it isn’t. Think you have a branding campaign? Maybe you should check @AshLaurenPerez and ask yourself what your true employee value proposition ( EVP) is. Don’t know about EVP? Read Ash…

Lalita speaks to us in a voice clear with conviction in this reaffirming essay on courtesy, respect and professionalism. If you’re a little uncertain of your own communication clarity check @RLalita. Doubtful about the impact of your words, see Lalita. Getting the message? Just see Lalita

Thank you for reading this week’s edition of #BestBlogs all about building and practicing meaningful worklife.

Each writer offers a practiced yet challenging perspective enabling us to re-examine our own positions. In life, look for those who challenge your thinking to help you grow.

Come back in another seven days’ time for more new thoughts and please do check the archives of #BestBlogs for additional intelligent writers, thinkers and doers addressing important questions about worklife.

Have a wonderful weekend wherever you are in the world my friends!


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