This concept and visual was taken from my new book, The Future of Work: Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, and Create a Competitive Organization. A few weeks ago I introduced the concept of The 14 Principles of the Future Organization which outlines the crucial characteristics that organizations must have in order to succeed in the new […]
What Does Your Corporate Culture Look Like?
In this video I talk about corporate culture while visiting Mulesoft in San Francisco. They were recently ranked as one of the “Best Places to Work” by GlassDoor so I went to check them out. Corporate culture means a lot of things and is impacted by everything from the physical office setting to perks and […]
From the Quantified Self to the Quantified Workplace
The area of goal setting can make a big difference when attempting to create an engaged organization. This week, I speak to Kris Duggan, the CEO of BetterWorks to explore the “quantified workplace” and how goal setting can be used to get the most out of employees while also creating a desirable place to work. Tune in!
Why Managers MUST be Leaders
Anyone within an organization has the potential to become a leader, but managers MUST be leaders. In schools and in our organizations we have been taught and conditioned to believe that managers and leaders are two separate people which is quite a harmful assumption. As a result we have managers who cannot lead and leaders who cannot manage. A leader […]
Are Hierarchies Evil?
In this episode of the Future in Five, I share my views about hierarchy and whether it’s a necessary evil. Many companies around the world are trying to “flatten” their structure but there should be some balance between being “flat” and “hierarchical.” I call this creating a “flatter” company. Some hierarchy doesn’t HAVE to be a […]
Playing to Win–How F5 Networks became one of the Best Places to Work in America
F5 Networks was recently ranked #4 on GlassDoor’s top 50 companies in America to work for. This week, I speak to Richard James, Director of Staffing, F5 Networks Inc. as he gives an insider look into what makes F5, one of the best places to work in America.
14 Principles of the Future Organization
Over the past few months I’ve been sharing a series of posts on the 7 Principles of the Future Employee and the Evolution of the Employee. This was followed by the 10 Principles of the Future Manager followed by the Evolution of the Manager. Today I want to introduce the 14 Principles of the Future […]
Is Email Going to Die?
In this episode of the Future in Five, I talk about the future of Email and whether it’s going to go away forever. The complete elimination of email is highly unlikely, at least for the foreseeable future, however some companies are embarking on a journey to do just that, at least for internal communication and […]
How to become a “Best Place to Work”– Insights & Advice from Glassdoor
Glassdoor recently announced their 50 Best Places to Work List. This week, I speak to Will Stanley (Head Talent Warrior) and Lisa Holding (Global head of recruiting & engagement manager) as they give us an insider look into what makes Glassdoor important.
My New Speaking Reel
I’ve been a professional speaker for several years now but I never really created a speaking reel…until now. I figured it was about time I put something together for conferences and clients that are requesting to have me speak at their events and the timing with the release of my most recent book works out well. This […]