Helping create tomorrow's agile and purposeful workplaces, through innovative technology and practice.

Questions and quiet lead to breakthrough thinking

When making decisions, we often revert back to what we know. Given the need to adapt to change, those old answers may not be the best. We can help ourselves by asking questions; process questions that enable us to learn and reapply the learning are different from those that seek information only. Quiet time allows […]

See full article

Game-changing learning

Casual game play (with low barrier to entry, and enjoyed in short bursts), motivates and leads to better learning outcomes, as a result of increased alertness and concentration. Casual games come at a much lower cost than serious games (those designed for specific skills building). An in-workplace version of Pokemon Go wouldn’t be low cost, […]

See full article

Holacracy – a bold investment?

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 […]

See full article

L&D out of sync with how people learn

According to McKinsey, the lack of immersive experiential learning may be causing organisational changes to falter. Meanwhile, one study claims that employees’ learning preferences for online and social learning – and for career development – are far ahead of many L&D functions. Learning socially from each other is “at the heart of enabling employees to […]

See full article

Older posts