Transitioning from individual contributor to leader requires an abnormal kind of person. It doesn’t suit everyone, because as Marshall Goldsmith says, “What got you here, won’t get you there”. Each stage of your career requires a different set of skills. Your ability to get stuff done becomes increasingly important, as does your likeability, so that […]
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We need a new operating model, a distributed decision-making structure that adapts to the needs of its stakeholders. Zappos has been experimenting with holacracy, (self-management), as one way to achieve that. Holacracy has its detractors, given the 14 percent turnover at the company; but those who remain are building decision-making skills and are better aligned […]
We pay a lot of attention to employee engagement while they are with us. But the (potential) employee experience starts before a person applies for a role, and doesn’t end when they become an alumnus. We can make the start and end of a person’s time with our organisation more employee-friendly by offering more flexibility […]
In today’s world your career may involve many different roles across a number of organisations. Even if you are the kind of person who prefers to stay put, at some point you are likely to face sudden unexpected change. Therefore it’s essential to be prepared. It will make a big difference to your career if you can maintain your […]
Data from wearables is changing the way we interact with others in the workplace, reading our moods and encouraging us to use more positive words in our feedback for example; or using GPS to detect when someone in our network is close by for a catch-up. Schools are experimenting with wearables and studies show that […]