I wrote awhile back (about addressing the forces of social business in organizations) how technology is not the solution, people are. I titled one section People > Potatoes. According to the great techno-bible Life, The Universe and Everything: “It is … Continue reading People > Potatoes
I have some good conversations and reads about this article – Why You Hate Work. One of the common outcomes is the observation that leaders should hire people smarter than them, and then get out of their way. I concur … Continue reading I Want My Team To Have A Fulfilled Life, But I Cannot Be Arsed To Do Anything About It.
Fellow CAWWer Catherine Shinners has a good review of recent thinking on what organizations need for breakthrough performance via the Conference Executive Board: read her article for some detail. I will suffice here with listing the CEB checklist of differentiating competencies for high performance: prioritization, teamwork, organizational awareness, problem solving, self-awareness, proactivity, influence, decision-making, learning agility and technical expertise. I like! All of these are in reach of all of us. Attitude, and forward momentum is all that is required to get us on this road… Shinners also shared a Future Work Skills 2020 study that sees successful trends to be: sense-making, … Continue reading There Are Change Agents, And There Are Change Agents. It’s #FutureOfWork Checklist Time! #CAWW
“Most choices we make are believed to be the products of well-considered, rational decisions based on knowledge, but they are not.” Part of the TMWK fascination with personal branding is driven by the fact that the nature of work is changing in front of our very eyes, and we need to respond to it. We often talk about the need of our businesses and teams to be *agile*. Why? Because the world changes so darn fast! So, personal branding can be a shiny document with some cute reflections on how we are seen. Or, it can be a kick-start for … Continue reading Workers Must Be Their Own HRD Professionals