In 2014 we had our busiest year yet, providing quality content to you from a variety of different categories. We thought it would be fun to consolidate the best articles that ran in each of the series’ we hosted or co-hosted this year! So in calendar order and without further ado, here are the top articles from each series we ran in 2014. Be sure to bookmark this page, it hosts some of our (and YOUR) favorite articles last year! Enjoy!… Read More»
Leaders now find that they are leading employees and contractors and that these people can be located around the world. Are you leading with this in mind or are you stuck in the old, place based hierarchical way of thinking? … Read More»
In this, the Transformation Decade of 2010-2020, it is also the decade of the collapse of legacy thinking; thinking from the past that is no longer accurate or relevant. This means that the decade 2010-2020 is the first decade of 21st century thought. So, as a leader of humans who are all going through this time of transformative change, are you a 21st century leader? Are you leading with vision or using and out of date strategy road map?… Read More»
MIT professor Thomas Malone riffs on the future of the workplace. It’s an interesting take. Here are a few highlights:
We’ll see an increase in human freedom in organizations, changing the way businesses are run. This is fueled, impart, by new technologies.
With new technologies driving down the cost of communications, decision making will become more decentralized due to the ease and access to large amounts of information.
Newer organizational structures will emerge… Read More»
In the five years it took us to research A World Gone Social, nothing came as more of a delight to me personally than the emergence of the social CEO. When the leader gets the power of social, change from an Industrial Age mindset to one of the Social Age won’t just be another short-lived initiative like all the rest. Once the CEO is social there won’t be any turning back: the organization will go social, too.
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We recognize that the world of work has changed dramatically, but we often don’t have an actionable strategy to help us get ahead of the curve in our businesses. This video illustrates the 3 crucial principles that individuals and organizations must tap into in order to thrive in tomorrow’s emerging economy!… Read More»
How will you lead in the rapidly changing future of work? Start by understanding that the workplace is changing and becoming more fluid. Organizations are beginning to resemble organic systems more than mechanical ones. People are the dominant value and system in the work-world and to succeed you must master human systems. Develop your emotional intelligence and soft-skills, and you’ll be the kind of leader the world needs in the future of work. Start with yourself. … Read More»
The Shift Age began in the middle part of the last decade and will probably last until 2030. This will be the age where all the social, economic, political and cultural gender inequalities of the past ages will be undone.
If you take a 50-year arc from 1975 to 2025, we are now almost 80% through this arc. There will be as much movement toward gender equality in the last 20% of this arc as there was in the first 80%. That is saying a lot because the time since the mid-70s was perhaps the greatest movement to equal rights for women in history…. Read More»
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 more… Read More»
How we view age is about to shift radically. Think about it, we’re seeing huge advances in work-based technologies, and we’re facing a massive wave of retiring baby boomers. What this means is we will see age fade significantly as a key factor in judging talent. What will matter is adding value…. Read More»