Debunking the Myths of Remote Working

When Yahoo! famously disbanded its remote working program in 2013 it directed a lot of attention to the concept of employees working remotely. Contrary to Marissa Meyer’s actions, remote working has continued to grow in popularity.

Now, twelve months later, we thought it the right time to debunk some of the myths surrounding it and to offer advice on how it can be managed effectively…. Read More»

How Inspiration Creates Results

The well-worn, overused and outdated belief that work is just that – work – has no place in the modern workplace or leadership base from which actions follow. It is a manager’s responsibility to learn how to inspire performance and people to achieve great results. This is certainly not achieved by barking orders or relying on a hierarchical order of managers above employees.

In this episode of Work That Matters (podcast), speaker and author Jeremy Kingsley tackles the business value of inspiration and its powerful influence on business results…. Read More»

The 6 Personalities You Need On Your Startup Founding Team

Founding a tech startup is a humbling, at times even humiliating, undertaking. There is so much that you need from others in order to make your dreams a reality and no start-up founder is able to do it all herself. Even if she has the capability to wear all the important hats, she wouldn’t have the time and bandwidth to give the different roles justice. As you select your co-founders, try to make sure you have the following roles and skills represented among the team…. Read More»

Do You Have Game-Changers on Your Team?

Every business is looking for the “game-changer” — the new approach, the new product, the new account. Something that radically shifts the financial prospects of the Company. To become stable, sustainable and grow, most companies have to do it the old fashion way – hardwork, sound management systems and processes, and making good decisions…. Read More»

Why Feedback Is a Business Imperative

The importance of measuring the climate you create cannot be understated. I submit that you, as the leader, have the responsibility to take your organization’s temperature on a regular basis so that you can validate whether or not it meets with your intentional objectives, or if a course correction is required. Without regular and consistent updates, you may never truly understand the environment you are creating for your team…. Read More»

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The Future of Work is Found in the Transparent Organization

Ford created a revolution when he put people on a production line. The new labor movement takes us off the line and into management: management of tasks, relationships, and results. Coming off the production line also allows us to collaborate, innovate, make decisions and solve problems. People work to accomplish together what they cannot do […] Read moreRead More»

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