03 May 2017

InnovaBuzz Newsletter

03 May, 2017

Welcome to your weekly InnovaBuzz Newsletter — a roundup of what’s new in Website Development, Internet Marketing, Content Marketing and Innovation.

We have a favour to ask and there is a reward on offer. The favour — go to one of our recent posts in the Innovation Hive and tell us in the comments section, what you think of the article, what you’d like to see more of and why. For the best post at the end of every week, in the month of May, we’ll have a special prize — a one on one discussion to help you overcome one of your hurdles.

Medtasker

InnovaBuzz Episode #72 — Andrew Yap, Medtasker

In this episode, my guest is Andrew Yap, founder of Medtasker, a mobile communication and care coordination platform for hospitals, that improves patients’ safety and hospital efficiency. Andrew is a medical doctor who became frustrated at the inefficiencies in the hospital communication process and workflow — reliant on pager, fax and phone, still…

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The Anatomy of a Perfect Blog Post

The Anatomy of a Perfect Blog Post

from ispionage.com

iSpionage created this infographic titled The Anatomy of a Perfect Blog Post. It shares what they expect from guest posts written for the iSpionage blog, in addition to some other tips learned along the way for writing and publishing successful blog posts.

They encourage sharing of the infographic and even provide a handy infographic embedder you can use at the bottom of the post..

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Document Don't Create

Document, Don’t Create: Creating Content That Builds Your Personal Brand

by Gary Vaynerchuk

If you want people to start listening to you, you have to show up! Gary points out that many people aren’t producing enough articles or videos or pieces of content that should be produced to build influence. Too many “content creators” think that they only have one at bat — they have to make the one, most beautifully created video or image or post on Facebook.

But what they don’t realize is that their hunger to make the perfect piece of content is what’s actually crippling them. Better is to put out valuable content on a regular (read at least weekly) basis. Gary’s recommendation — Document, don’t Create….

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5 Ways to Make Your Brain Change

Your Brain Doesn’t Want to Change: 5 Ways to Make It

by Ann Grady

Habits are the choices we make deliberately that at some point become automatic. They make up over 45 percent of what we do every day. Your brain is lazy. It doesn’t know the difference between a good habit and a bad habit. It just takes everything you repeatedly think, say, or do and turns it into a habit so it doesn’t have to work so hard.

Change is always awkward at first, but it gets easier with practice.

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Global NEST

Global NEST — Remote TEAM Excellence

Do you work with or in a remote team? Join our Global NEST (Nurture Excellence in Specialist Teams) Facebook Group, for those who manage teams in remote locations, with different cultures and those who work in remote locations from other team members. Come and share your experience of working with or in remote teams.

Jürgen led large global multi-national teams across Asia, Europe, India, North America and Australia for many years and wants to share everything he knows to help others as well as learn from members of this community.

Let’s all help each other build our very own Global NESTs.

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How design thinking can transform IT outsourcing

How design thinking can transform IT outsourcing

by Stephanie Overby

In the era of digital transformation, design thinking can enable a new way of working between IT outsourcing customers and providers.

Design thinking integrates the needs of people, the possibility of technologies, and the requirements for business success. At the center of it all is empathy. Although it’s designed to increase innovation and creativity, it is ultimately an outcome-driven approach.

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How Piktochart make remote teams work

How Piktochart Make Remote Teams Work

by Marta Olszewska

Today, fewer of us are convinced that people need to be in the office from 9 to 5 to be productive. Instead, we’re empowering employees to be fully autonomous.

People always ask us, “How do you make this work? How do you know people are really working? How do you stay connected and informed? How do you motivate your team and stay productive?”

In this article, Marta shares the top tips from Piktochart’s experience.

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The Key Management Skill for the 21st Century: Leading Remote Teams

The Key Management Skill for the 21st Century: Leading Remote Teams

by Stephane Kasriel

It’s easy to overlook how essential the skill of remote management is because, for many, the classic picture of a “manager” still means someone sitting at a desk in an office surrounded by (or overlooking) their team.

Companies that learn how to use remote teams productively will gain access to a far broader and deeper talent pool than those who limit themselves to one geographic area. And for managers, organizing and coordinating the work of a distributed team is a crucial key to winning recognition and advancement in the coming years.

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Dr Jürgen Strauss

Dr Jürgen Strauss

Founder of Innovabiz: TRANSFORMATION MARKETING — Building visibility, professional authority and connection with your dream clients