New World of Work

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Why so Many Managers Suck

A great little article I came across on looks at why so many managers just aren’t that good at being a manager and looks at 3 things in their approach that contribute to their poor performance: They focus more on process than on people; They don’t delegate; They dismiss the importance of morale. Read … Continue reading

The New World of Work: Daily Finds

I’ve always looked for different ways to keep track of the numerous articles and ideas I come across on the web  about the new world of work, employee engagement, applications of social media within organizations, workplace cultures, change and a host of other topics. As an experiment I am trying out because it has … Continue reading

Its all About Culture (as this inforgraphic shows)

Underlying so much of a business’s ability to succeed links directly back to the culture within.  From my perspective far too many companies simply allow their cultures to evolve, paying little attention to it and its impact on service, strategy achievement, change ability, attraction and retention of staff members and a horde of related factors. As … Continue reading

Engagement on the rise – Up 10% over last year!

Customer Experience Matters (a fab site well worth following) and Temkin Group has just released its 2013 Employee Benchmark Study and counter to the findings of similar research initiatives over the past couple of years they are showing an overall increase in engagement among employees of about 10% – a rather hefty and welcome improvement. … Continue reading

Originally posted on Blanchard LeaderChat:
“Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.” ~ Dorothy, The Wizard of Oz Judy Garland’s line from The Wizard Oz could appropriately capture the feeling of many leaders when it comes to managing Millennials in the workplace – it’s a whole new world! Millennials, or Gen Y (born…

Grab a coffee and have a read…the times they are a changing – BIG TIME

Man, you have to love the web!  While doing some research for an article I am working on for a future post I stumbled across a fabulous report, completely off topic from what I was looking for.  Produced by PSFK, a New York based consultancy , the piece explores trends that are shaping the future of … Continue reading

Getting Performance without Performance Management

I am a huge fan of The MIX (The Management Innovation Exchange) and am often left in awe of the thinking put forward.  Last fall they ran a grassroots hackathon with the focus on finding a new vision for performance management, more in line with a Management 2.0 world. I noticed yesterday that MIx had … Continue reading

From my in-box: Worth Sharing:Social Media Inside and How to be a Great Communicator

I had planned on not making a post today – a lot on the plate today and needed to clear the small backlog on the desk and in the un-box.  But…..A couple of articles arrived in my in-box and caught my attention.   As I read them I felt they needed to be shared, so rather … Continue reading

Get your Free Group E-Book on Social Media and Internal Communications!

Join me January 17, 2012 for a Free Webcast hosted by INXPO Bringing your Internal Communications into the New World of Work Hosted by INXPO | Featuring Ken Milloy As a webcast participant you will be able to contribute to books development as we explore: the shift in workplace needs and expectations the role social … Continue reading

The office of tomorrow – Social Media, Technology and Changes in our Workplace

Came across an interesting piece on the “office of tomorrow” from The article looks at 10 technologies that will shape the office, including: Smart Glass – morphs from solar panel to multi-media screen.  How cool will that be! Rollable glass Office matchmaker – Quora meets Foursquare! When big brother is your boss. Talking with … Continue reading

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