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Today Uncertainty is the Only Certainty

POSTED ON April 7th  - POSTED IN Future Of Business, Work Culture

I had a few conversations in the span of a week with traditionalists. My definition of traditionalists: people whose expectations of the future are dictated by what they were led to believe in a world where things seemed more predictable.  Their view of how the world should be perhaps was once true… when conditions had […]

How Trust Impacts Culture in a Cross-Generational Workplace

POSTED ON February 25th  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

The foundation of any relationship: Trust. It makes sense, then, that trust is also the key ingredient to developing a successful work culture. So we must understand why trust has become increasingly important at work. And in a cross-generational workplace, we must know how trust is defined by the different generations. In relationships, trust is […]

The Jobs of the Future are YET to be Written

POSTED ON February 2nd  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

I’ve been told I’m a fatalist. Perhaps I am. For all the research I’ve done on the Future of Work and among the amazing peers I’ve collaborated with in this category, it is so clear to me that the past definitely does NOT dictate the future. As the image implies, there was a time when […]

Employee Social Media: The Driving Force Of Your Employer Brand

POSTED ON January 19th  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

Think about this: You’re at a party and there’s this random guy standing in the room yelling “I’m cool! I’m cool!” Now, at the same party, there’s this suave looking guy singing songs about how he backpacked through Europe on an old beat-up Gibson guitar. And people are just naturally drawn to him all night […]

Content Fuels The Employee Experience

POSTED ON January 5th  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

There’s a black hole happening at your enterprise. Your company is creating all sorts of content. Blog posts, press releases, videos, job ads – the list goes on. The industry is also creating a lot of relevant content for your company. Employees are either reading or sharing this content, but you have absolutely no visibility […]

Develop a Content Strategy That Your Employees and Customers Love

POSTED ON December 21st  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

There’s no denying that content has become an important part of the enterprise. According to MarketingProfs and Content Marketing Institute: 88% of organizations use content marketing 32% say their strategy is sophisticated or mature 30% say they are effective at content marketing 32% have a documented strategy in place 44% say their content team meets […]

Why Prideful Employees Are Your Company’s Best Asset

POSTED ON December 10th  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

Unfortunately, loving your job isn’t a feeling that everyone gets to experience – even though it should be. In 2014, Career Builder reported that 59% of workers surveyed were generally dissatisfied in their job. It’s a disappointing statistic, but one that many companies are working hard to change. Although some companies are offering game-changing incentives […]

The Cynic’s Viewpoint: Is it Possible to Construct an Organization of Caring?

POSTED ON November 10th  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

In the last two weeks I’ve become engaged conversation with colleagues who have experienced recent layoffs. Each situation was different. (Note: the names and situations have been modified)  In the first situation, Ben had been a successful banker for an established global  financial services company for over 20 years. He had progressed through the ranks, and overtime […]

Big, Bad Data: How Talent Analytics Will Make It Work In HR

POSTED ON October 27th  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

Here’s a mind-blowing fact to spark up the late-summer doldrums: research from IBM IBM -1.35% shows that 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone. I find this fascinating. Which means that companies have access to an unprecedented amount of information: insights, intelligence, trends, future-casting. In […]