Employee engagement and recognition became a new area of my interest. It's one of those areas that pushes you to think outside of the box and makes you think with your heart. Why overlook simple things, that make people happy at their work place? It brings heart back to business and makes a company feel like a family business. Interesting fact:

Employee recognition from senior leaders is not as important as HR thinks - it is their peers that matter most. ...continue reading "Culture of friendship, respect and recognition: building up engagement and motivation in your company"

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Showcase your website or child theme based on Tiny Framework WordPress theme! Please share your website in the comments, also you could briefly describe what changes you made, specific techniques or plugins used đŸ˜‰

There are several areas/industries that find a great use of Tiny Framework WordPress theme. It's hard to believe that all those sites are built on Tiny Framework (Forge), but it is true!

Selected works

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Sneaky eye
Sneaky... Photo: Sean Carpenter

This bug (Track #25506), affecting how attachment page is displayed, was hiding in everyone's sight like an experienced spy from cold war era. Interestingly, this bug affected not only Twenty Twelve, but also Twenty Thirteen and Twenty Fourteen, though on a smaller scale.

So, one shot - three bugs fixed! đŸ˜€

Was reading ZDNet's article by Larry Seltzer: A new, secure and free Internet… Dream on. Larry Seltzer wrote:

Bruce Schneier thinks we (engineers) should re-engineer the Internet to make it harder for governments to conduct surveillance. This is just silly. If we aren't willing to re-engineer it to stop criminals we sure won't do so to stop governments ...continue reading "Internet reboot: to be independent and secure it should be like Bitcoin"

Couple of good points from the ZDNet article by Toby Wolpe: Jive Software: Where firms are going wrong with social rollouts. First, choose strong, well managed site/team to start with:

Proponents of collaboration tools are sometimes overly ambitious and choose the wrong place in the organization to exploit it initially. They saw the things they wanted and they would want to start in one of those areas they knew the company had a problem. The trouble with choosing one of these problem areas is that by their nature they are often failing precisely because of poor controls, measurement, and management ...continue reading "Basic (mis)steps in introducing online collaboration, social tools for business"