Saying, “I don’t have time to narrate my work” is akin to saying, “I’m too busy cutting down the tree to stop and sharpen the saw.”

Workers: What’s In It For You?


As we’ll see in the “why people share” section, benefits may be as simple as wanting to show off a bit, wanting to pay a community back, or seeking feedback from peers in your field. Whether work gets shown or not, and how well, ultimately rests with the individual worker. Finding easy ways of getting it into the workflow—through quick videos, images instead of paragraphs on weekly reports, or a voice blog post from a mobile phone—may make all the difference.

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