The good old team meeting. Somewhere for us to talk loudly and get our way, or perhaps the place for us to sit quietly at the back and respond to those urgent emails. Yet we still attend these, the expectation that it’s good for us to meet and discuss the issues of the day or the week.Read More
Avoiding bad hires 100 percent of the time would probably be a dream come true in HR. Not to mention the teams that have to live with that person just not working out. Decades of optimizing recruitment processes have certainly gone a long way, but is it actually possible never again to hire the wrong person?Read More
Everyone is talking innovation, collaboration, intra/entrepreneurialism, agility, decentralisation of power, digitalisation, the VUCA world, but all to few realize the sort of changes we will have to make to achieve it.Read More
How often do standard change methods result in actual, deep rooted and lasting change?
According to the Gartner: 50% of change efforts are clear failures, 16% have mixed results and only the remainder are somewhat successful. If we want to create real, sustainable change, then top down classical methods for change may not work.Read More
Developing Personal Resilience is not something that can be demanded and argued for through logic and reasoning. It is a change movement of profound personal impact.
Asking your colleagues to become resilient and then telling them why they should do it, is not going to cut it. Something else is required.
Five of our most pouplar articles from 2018.Read More
Worse still is when a gatekeeper seeks to maintain broken aspects of the business’ status quo to serve their own self-interest, thereby failing in their duty to the institution or other partners. Stewards are “possibility engineers”. Gatekeepers are “progress suppressors”. Be a steward not a gatekeeper when working in partnerships.Read More
Content management systems are now easy to navigate and use for professionals with little or no coding skills. So what kind of innovations are we seeing in the field today? And what will these mean for people who use a CMS for their work?Read More
I didn’t know what to expect going into the Boye 18 conference. The fact that the conference was in the Danish town of Aarhus, not the most famous of conference towns, should have given me a hint as to the special nature of this festival, which in hindsight seems to be a more accurate word than conference.Read More
In 2018 many people have re-considered their love-hate relationship with social media following the scandals surrounding Facebook. Digital strategist and award-winning thought leader on social media Sharon O’Dea recommends that communicators and marketers try and do the same for 2019:Read More