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I am looking for real life examples to include in the report. So if you have a story or anecdote to share, let me know. They can be published nominatively or anonymously. I’m interested in positive stories but also negative experiences.
We sometimes learn more from failures than from successes. And remember, anonymity is guaranteed if that’s your preference.
I’m researching the gig mindset. I do NOT
mean external gig workers or freelancers or members of what is commonly called the gig economy. I mean salaried people who work inside organizations, but behave in ways similar to external freelancers. Read More
The gig mentality brings a sense of freedom, openness, engagement and accountability, inside and outside organizations. The gig mentality in the workplace should be embraced, not resisted. After I gave the opening keynote
at IntranetReloaded in Berlin, where I talked about how the gig mentality can create a feeling of chaos, many people came up to me over the two-day conference. They talked about how they see signs of the gig mentality in their own organizations. Many asked how to encourage it. Read More
These are the slides I used for the opening keynote presentation at IntranetReloaded in Berlin in April. There was a lot of interest in the ideas of the gig mentality inside organizations.
A number of people talked to me over the 2 days telling me their gig stories.
The living vision means our vision is how we are living today, how we work and interact with people around us. I was inspired by Sonja Blignaut who recently wrote:
“What if we saw vision not as a determined end state we need to achieve, but as a co-created, evolving pattern we are living in that informs every decision and interaction in the now.”
How can you protect your digital initiatives from internal political damage? “Neutralize Internal Politics in Digital Initiatives”
was originally published by MIT Sloan Management Review October 13th, 2017. Read More
How can you build the right balance between global and local needs, desk-less and desk workers, and the center and the edges? If you can get it right, it will change the DNA of your organization to one of genuine inclusiveness. You will fortify the sense of common purpose and belonging. Read More
My latest research has been integrated into the online learning course – Leading in the Digital Age, part of edX courses organized by leading universities in the US. This specific course is organized by Boston University, and they wrote me the thank you note below.