Free Donuts & Cokes <ul><li>Building a knowledge-worker friendly culture </li></ul>
Disclaimer!
Knowledge Worker Someone whose primary job focus is the accumulation, processing or analysis of data and information, as o...
Bottom Line:  Get Things Done
&quot;Free Donuts.&quot; Things that make the work place  better .
Who's responsible for the donuts?
Free Donut #1:  Telecommuting
Trusted System:  Issue Tracker
Free Donut #1: Telecommuting <ul><li>Pay for internet access </li></ul><ul><li>Daily to-do and eod-of-day reports </li></u...
Free Donut #2: Fewer Meetings
Free Donut #2: Fewer Meetings <ul><li>Weekly team meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Monthly department meetings </li></ul><ul><li...
Free Donut #3: Trusted Systems
Trusted System:  Issue Tracker
Trusted System:  Issue Tracker
Trusted System:  Department Wiki
Trusted System:  Issue Tracker
Trusted System:  Basecamp
Trusted System:  Issue Tracker
Trusted System: Realistic Project Schedules
Trusted System:  Issue Tracker
Trusted System: Backpack &  Google Calendar
Trusted System:  Issue Tracker
Trusted System:  Issue Tracker
Free Donut #4: NAP Time (not-assigned project time)
Free Donut #4: NAP Time <ul><li>4 hours a week </li></ul><ul><li>Employee chosen - approved by manager </li></ul><ul><li>P...
Free Donut #5 &quot;Cultural Discernment&quot;
 
Free Donut #6: Free Donuts & Cokes
 
Free Donut #7 Great Equipment
 
Free Donut #8 Clear(er) Communication
Clear(er) Communication: Project & Creative Briefs
Clear(er) Communication: Good Email Habits
Good Email Habits <ul><li>Turn off your email! </li></ul><ul><li>Create blocks of time to get work done </li></ul><ul><li>...
Free Donut #9  Flex Time
Free Donut #10 Kolbe Tests
Fact Finder Quick Start Follow Thru Implementor
What are your &quot;Free Donuts?&quot;
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  • Free Donuts & Cokes

    1. 1. Free Donuts & Cokes <ul><li>Building a knowledge-worker friendly culture </li></ul>
    2. 2. Disclaimer!
    3. 3. Knowledge Worker Someone whose primary job focus is the accumulation, processing or analysis of data and information, as opposed to physical goods.
    4. 4. Bottom Line: Get Things Done
    5. 5. &quot;Free Donuts.&quot; Things that make the work place better .
    6. 6. Who's responsible for the donuts?
    7. 7. Free Donut #1: Telecommuting
    8. 8. Trusted System: Issue Tracker
    9. 9. Free Donut #1: Telecommuting <ul><li>Pay for internet access </li></ul><ul><li>Daily to-do and eod-of-day reports </li></ul><ul><li>Mondays are for meetings </li></ul>
    10. 10. Free Donut #2: Fewer Meetings
    11. 11. Free Donut #2: Fewer Meetings <ul><li>Weekly team meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Monthly department meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly manager meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Everything else is a stand-up </li></ul>
    12. 12. Free Donut #3: Trusted Systems
    13. 13. Trusted System: Issue Tracker
    14. 14. Trusted System: Issue Tracker
    15. 15. Trusted System: Department Wiki
    16. 16. Trusted System: Issue Tracker
    17. 17. Trusted System: Basecamp
    18. 18. Trusted System: Issue Tracker
    19. 19. Trusted System: Realistic Project Schedules
    20. 20. Trusted System: Issue Tracker
    21. 21. Trusted System: Backpack & Google Calendar
    22. 22. Trusted System: Issue Tracker
    23. 23. Trusted System: Issue Tracker
    24. 24. Free Donut #4: NAP Time (not-assigned project time)
    25. 25. Free Donut #4: NAP Time <ul><li>4 hours a week </li></ul><ul><li>Employee chosen - approved by manager </li></ul><ul><li>Private blog to share knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Gospel Communications retains Intellectual Capital </li></ul>
    26. 26. Free Donut #5 &quot;Cultural Discernment&quot;
    27. 28. Free Donut #6: Free Donuts & Cokes
    28. 30. Free Donut #7 Great Equipment
    29. 32. Free Donut #8 Clear(er) Communication
    30. 33. Clear(er) Communication: Project & Creative Briefs
    31. 34. Clear(er) Communication: Good Email Habits
    32. 35. Good Email Habits <ul><li>Turn off your email! </li></ul><ul><li>Create blocks of time to get work done </li></ul><ul><li>Be polite, and never criticize </li></ul><ul><li>Review important emails </li></ul><ul><li>Don't over CC </li></ul>
    33. 36. Free Donut #9 Flex Time
    34. 37. Free Donut #10 Kolbe Tests
    35. 38. Fact Finder Quick Start Follow Thru Implementor
    36. 39. What are your &quot;Free Donuts?&quot;

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