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Post date: October 3, 2018
The Fall 2018 issue of People + Strategy focuses on living better to lead better. This blog post intended to further the conversation on what it means to change the way we work, live, and engage with our workplace lives. During World War II, the rush to produce munitions in sufficient quantities to...
Post date: October 17, 2018
The Fall 2018 issue of People + Strategy focuses on living better to lead better. This blog post intended to further the conversation on what it means to change the way we work, live, and engage with our workplace lives. We’ve been taught since childhood to “lead by example”, but does this maxim...
Post date: September 11, 2018
When you have the opportunity to add a new member to your team, there are lots of ways to go about making your selection. Beyond screening for the proper experience and skills, many selection methods involve some element of testing for fit. Is their working style the right one for the role? Is...
Post date: October 23, 2018
Fast-growing companies will always experience challenges when they play a game of digital catch-up. However, today’s organizations face many unnecessary cultural hurdles as they make the jump online. This is because stakeholders often believe that technology and strategy overhauls are more...
Post date: January 12, 2018
Traditional thinking insists that an employee be at his or her office desk, visible and showing value by physical presence. The 9-to-5 office culture perpetuated this as a norm for many years, though it has eased gradually due to technology-enabled remote and digital work. Now, Millennials are...
Post date: September 25, 2017
From conversations with HR leaders over the past three years, I discovered many are so bogged down with unstructured work that it’s hard to drive consistent strategic value in their organizations. The function they manage is overwhelmed with service requests moving back and forth between employees...
Post date: December 4, 2018
A hallmark of today’s changing business landscape is the rise of the remote workforce. Companies are warming to this trend because it reduces real estate expense and increases productivity and loyalty when workers can spend time working rather than commuting.  It eases the emotional conflict...