A couple of weeks ago someone left me a comment asking me how an organization can create an engaging and positive corporate culture with remote team members. This is certainly a big challenge for a lot of companies around the world. There are lots of interesting and creating things that organizations can do and I share a few of them in this latest episode of the #futurein5. But, I will say that the #1 thing that any organization can do around this is listen to employee feedback. […]
Why The Future of Work is All About Digital Transformation
This episode of the Future of Work podcast I have the pleasure of speaking with Adam Warby, CEO of Avanade. Avanade is a global technology solutions/cloud management service with over 20,000 employees worldwide. Our focus is exploring why the future of work is all about digital transformation. […]
The 5 Types Of Innovation For The Future Of Work, Pt. 2: Customer Innovation
In order to succeed and thrive in this rapidly changing world, organizations must adapt by implementing five innovation models, all five of these are crucial and are part of a broader innovation ecosystem. This is a six part post that will provide a high level overview of all five of these models followed by sixth post that will be a summary and exploration of innovation ecosystems. In part two I explore customer innovation.
Why HP’s New Dress Code Policy Is Ridiculous
In case you haven’t heard, HP recently sent out a memo to employees with some new dress code guidelines. HP is concerned that customers who visit HP offices are going to get a negative impression about the company based on how employees dress. Keep in mind that HP also put an end to telecommuting forcing all employees to show up to the office to work. It feels like while most forward-thinking and progressive organizations are moving forward, HP is starting to take steps in the opposite direction and is transforming into a company from the 80′s. In the latest episode of the #futurein5 I share more of my thoughts on this topic and explain why the new dress code policy at HP seems a bit ridiculous.
The 5 Types Of Innovation For The Future Of Work, Pt 1: Employee Innovation
In order to succeed and thrive in this rapidly changing world, organizations must adapt by implementing five innovation models, all five of these are crucial. This will be a six part post that will provide a high level overview of all five of these models followed by sixth post that will be a summary and exploration of innovation ecosystems. In part one I will explore employee innovation. […]
The Complete Guide To The 5 Types Of Organizational Structures For The Future Of Work
Over the past few weeks I’ve been writing about various types of organizational structures that either already exist in today’s business landscape or are starting to emerge as viable options for the future of work. I explore each of these structures and concepts in my book The Future of Work: Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, and Create a Competitive Organization. Here’s a brief overview of the five types of structures as well as a handy visual the shows you the actual structures of each. […]
Personal Branding: What To Do Once You Find The Place Where You Want To Make An Impact
This episode of the Future of Work podcast is with Dorie Clark is the author of a new book called Stand Out: How To Find Your Breakthrough Idea And Build a Following Around It. Dorie is also a marketing strategist, professional speaker and adjunct professor at Duke University. For anyone interested in personal branding, this is going to be a very, very interesting podcast.
The 5 Types Of Organizational Structures: Part 5, Holacratic Organizations
This is the fifth and final part of a five part post that explores various types of organizational structures that either already exist in today’s business landscape or are starting to emerge as viable options for the future of work. […]
Will Freelancers Take Over Full Time Employees?
A popular topic of discussion around the freelancer economy is the idea of full time employment disappearing. In other words, is it realistic to think that in the near future everyone is going to be a freelancer and we won’t have any full time employees anymore? So what’s the answer? Neither I nor the companies I speak with see full time employment completely disappearing in the near future. In this episode of the #futurein5 I talk about this hybrid employment mode in more detail, tune in and let me know what you think!
Why Storytelling Is Crucial To The Future Of Work
This episode of the Future of Work podcast I speak with Nancy Duarte, Principal, and Patti Sanchez, Senior Vice President of Strategic Services, at Duarte. Duarte is known as “persuasive presentation experts,” and those of you who are interested in learning and improving your presentation and speaking skills may be familiar with them. In this podcast, we look at why storytelling is a big part of the future of work. […]