Q: What are your views on dealing with senior executives who downplay digital? How can you create a change that goes in the right direction?
J: Bring the outside in. Show what’s going on in the world.
Here are the slides used during the webinar I did with MITSloan in July 2018. The attendees had lots of good questions and I’m writing up the ones there was no time to answer. Stay tuned! (more…)
Figure 1 for “How a Gig Mindset Inside Organizations Will Shape Our Future“, published on LinkedIn and as part of a series of posts for the 10th Global Peter Drucker Forum blog.
The framework for the gig mindset research started with a description of 8 contrasting behaviors. The version you see above is the current result after many hours of conversation and refinements with the Gig Mindset Advisory Board.
I’ve started a series of briefing notes about the organization in the digital age. They cover different facets of digital transformation: leadership, change, enterprise entrepreneurship, individual development, along with other topics and challenges.
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. (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.
“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.”
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. (more…)