I don’t like spin, and I try to avoid it in my professional life as a communicator. There is usually a (relatively) authentic way to get through a business challenge without spinning up a neon frothy cotton candy of distraction … Continue reading Cannabis Diaries: Week 28 – COVID Cover
There is never a better time to take a few minutes (or hours or days) to deeply consider if you are REALLY READY for the coming battles and opportunities in the future of work. It doesn’t take long to uncover … Continue reading Now Is A Good Time To Reflect: Am I Ready For The Future OF Work? #14Actions
I gave a presentation at a communications workshop / forum last week. When pondering what to talk about – alongside standard MarComms topics of social media and crisis management and intranets – I wrote: Why all the communications skills you have worked … Continue reading Everything Is Beta: A Provocation For Communicators (And, Well, Mostly Everyone)
Following on from yesterday’s post about my antifragility approach, this is what I shared with Wouter Ijgosse about how I inject antifragility at work: Small tests, under the radar Play the long game, but test every day Prove out ideas through … Continue reading How I Make My Business #Antifragile
Another slice through the data in the Deloitte report on Human Capital Trends 2013, today we look at leadership impacts…and this one is personal. The report lays it out straightforwardly: “Yesterday’s leadership theories are not keeping pace with the velocity of today’s disruptive marketplace. Organizations are seeking a new model for the age of agility.” The new normal? Perpetual uncertainty; jagged markets – finding “ways to operate successfully in markets that are worlds apart in every way—socially, technologically, and economically”; and instant obsolescence. Ah, yes. Obsolescence. A personal favourite of mine. I have embraced the current three-year obsolescence cycle (and I might need to revisit that length soon enough…) … Continue reading The Future of Work: Living the Dream!