Millennials, Gen X, Boomers, and now…Gen Z? This week, I speak to Dan Keldsen, co-author of The Gen Z Effect to understand what this new group of workers looks like, how they will work, and what they expect.
Will Amazon’s Echo Change the World?
You may have heard of the Echo, Amazon’s new “virtual assistant” product/service that was just released. We all know of Siri and Cortana, two other popular AI products released by Apple and Microsoft respectively. In my opinion the Echo is far superior to either. I recently purchased an Echo, a voice activate virtual assistant that does […]
Three Perspectives on the Future of Work
I recently teamed up with Cisco to do a series of videos around the future of work. We explored three topics together which are: The Wearable Workplace, The Workday of the Future, and The Chief Future Officer. The primary focus of the video was to address issues, concerns, and topics that many CIOs around the […]
Wearables in the Workplace and Their Impact on How We Work
Many people are familiar with wearable devices such as the Nike Fuel Band and Fibit. These are just a few examples of “wearables.” Millions of these devices are already being used by people in their personal lives. Now, wearables are making their way into the workplace. But why? How? What impact will they have on how we work and what does the future of wearable devices look like? I explore all of these topics and much more in the latest episode of the future of work podcast with the CTO of Accenture and the leader of their wearables practice. Tune in to learn more!
What the Future of Work Will NOT Look Like
We spend a lot of time exploring what the future of work is going to look like (myself included). However, it’s helpful to take a step and examine some of the outdated practices and ways of thinking about work that WON’T be coming with us. That’s exactly what this video is about. Commuting to and […]
New Research: The Top 10 Factors for Employee Happiness on the Job
Employee engagement and happiness is definitely one of the topics du jour for modern management and the future of work. Plenty of studies have already (and continue to) come out that show how low employee engagement is around the world (only 13% of employees are engaged and 87% are not!). Low employee engagement numbers correlate […]
Evolution of The Manager
This concept and the visual was taken from my new book, The Future of Work: Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, and Create a Competitive Organization. A few months ago I introduced the concept of the 7 Principles of the Future Employee which was followed by The Evolution of the Employee. I’m taking this same approach […]
Are You Focusing on the ‘Big Rocks?’
Understanding how the world of work is changing and what trends are shaping the future of work is only a part of what organizations need to focus on. Of course, to take this to the next level some kind of action needs to take place. However, what I’m finding time and time again is that […]
Relying on Offices is so 1990!
A few weeks ago I had a book launch event in NYC hosted by REGUS. One of the big topics of discussion was all around offices and their role in the future of work. In other words, do we need to continue to rely on offices as the only place where we can get work […]
10 Principles of The Future Manager
Following up on my post around the 7 Principles of The Future Employee, I wanted to share another concept which is the 10 Principles of The Future Manager. When it comes to the future of work it’s not just employees that are changing, managers are also having to change the ways in which they lead […]