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Going paper-lite in a modern workplace

Going Paper-Lite in a Modern Workplace    With more organisations moving into collaborative working spaces where the hot desk shuffle and minimised storage challenge us on a daily basis…we need to find a way to keep organised and reduce the amount of “stuff” we cart around.  Whether that is from desk to desk, project to project or job to…

The highs and lows of being a remote worker

The Highs & Lows of being a remote worker  We are a unique organisation at Adopt & Embrace, as the majority of our team members work remotely. We currently have team members in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, New Zealand and Los Angeles. And whilst we sometimes work together in co-working spaces, we generally are working…

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How Executive Sponsors make a launch successful

How Executive Sponsors make a launch successful.  So, the project you have been working on is just about to Go-Live. As the Executive Sponsor, you can settle back and watch all your hard work materialise, Right?. Well not in my experience. Now is the time for even more intense action as there are always those things or people that you just didn’t…

Success through message integration and projects

Success through message integration and projects   To run a successful project, we need to communicate with our organisation.  We need to tell people what to expect. A single project can generate a lot of communication. There may be tasks employees need to complete to prepare for change.  We need to coordinate activities for the project. Organisations…

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Streamlining performance reviews with OneNote

Performance reviews with OneNote The General Manager of Information Technology at this large Australian Financial Services organisation wanted to improve documentation. He wanted to improve the way he and his team document their monthly 1:1 meetings. He wanted to streamline their performance reviews. He turned to Microsoft OneNote.   The General Manager and his Executive…

Remote working – making remote work, work!

Remote Working! – Making remote work, work! The entire team here at Adopt & Embrace participate in remote working with great success. We work from home, remotely and in the office creating a  ‘flexible work’ environment. Whilst our founder is fully supportive in allowing his team to grow and embrace a flexible workspace, remote working may seem like a ‘dream’…

Tips for creating project awareness

We often hear about IT departments who have done a technology rollout without the proper planning, communications or awareness campaigns.  They have “finished” the project – they have delivered.  And now the new technology is available to everyone, but then they wonder why people aren’t using it.  Or why the benefits aren’t being realised.  This…

7 tips for perfect screen captures

Screen Capture | get it right the first time Self-produced content is becoming the fastest way to deliver low cost, high-quality communication and learning materials. Here are some guidelines on how to create professional products. Getting started with creating your first screen capture doesn’t have to be a daunting task. You can add polish to your…