We call our Yammer network The Tent. The Tent has almost 9,500 users who are mostly lay and professional leaders from Reform Jewish congregations throughout North America. Our users visit The Tent to ask questions, to share information, to find expertise, and to connect with other leaders as a way to strengthen their congregation and … Continue reading Yammer, and The Healing Power of a Hashtag
I was embarrassed. I wanted to bury my head in the sand. A song from my childhood ran through my head all day. Trying to find a moment of rationalization, or maybe justification, the lyrics made me feel better. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lB3fi7opDBc I had just made a post on a site for Yammer network administrators. Using Yammer … Continue reading Whoops, I Made a Mistake, That’s All!
When I sit down at my desk each day, I check email, Facebook, Twitter, MacRumors, Gizmodo, Backstreets, CNN and Rollingstone.com. Make fun of my website choices if you must, but this is my routine. This is my habit. I became keenly aware of the habits we create for ourselves when rolling out a Yammer enterprise … Continue reading Top 5 Ways to Create a Yammer Habit
“Anchorage” Written and Recorded by Michelle Shocked Released August 15, 1988 First of all, who is Leroy, and why is he peppering Michelle with so many questions??? Well, maybe it's Michelle's fault. After all, she wrote the letter. We have all found ourselves on the precipice, on the edge of trying to decide whether we … Continue reading One Perfect Song: Anchorage
Silence and stillness provide empty space. Space for us to wonder, space for us to question, space for us to make our own assumptions. Sometimes, silence exists, sometimes it is created. In our connected world of email, phone calls and social networks, that rarest sense of silence and stillness is created when replies to messages … Continue reading 5 Easy Rules of Yammer Replies