How to reimagine and experiment our way to new ways of working (Part 2)

Let’s continue the topic of reassessing why we do the work we do and reimagining how work can be done. In the last post, How to reimagine and experiment our way to new ways of working (Part 1), I gave…

How to reimagine and experiment our way to new ways of working (Part 1)

In earlier posts titled “Why do we work the way we do? Reimagining how work can be like” part 1 and part 2, I challenged us to rethink: if today were day one of the history of work, how would…

What do you think offices should be used for in this new world?

Leadership Memo 2022-1 Happy New Year! Do you envision what the next twelve months would look like? Are you lamenting that the pandemic is still going on? Are you dreaming of getting people back to the office? Let’s pick up…

Do you not know that not all hybrid approaches are created equal?

Happy New Year! At the start of the new year, we have this sense of hope and excitement as we envision what the next 365 days would look like. So, what do you envision? Are you lamenting that the pandemic…

Are you running an adult day care centre or are you a 21st century manager?

“I don’t care whether you come into the office at 10am. I don’t care if you choose to work from home or not. I don’t care if you work from the garage while they fix your car. We hired you…

Do you know you are the key to transformation success?

Leadership Memo 2021-12 The word “transformation” is used quite frequently lately. Some transformation initiatives fail, some succeed. What’s the difference? In one word, you. Transformation won’t happen until your thoughts begin to change. So, let’s talk about your thoughts. Your…

What are the traits of a good 21st century leader?

In my last article, we defined what is and is not the job of a 21st century manager. We started to explore what leaders do. We also busted some leadership myths. Today, I’d like to continue our leadership discussion, specifically…

Managers, leaders, it’s time to get us into the 21st century!

What is leadership? What is a leader’s job? Many people think leadership and management are synonymous. To me, they are not. Leaders lead people while managers manage systems. In my previous posts, “Why do we work the way we do?…

What are the ingredients to build an adaptive reward and recognition system?

I’ve been writing about rewards and recognition lately. So far, we’ve explored how the motivation and the form factors of the rewards differ for the generations. Then I dived deeper and looked at how those motivations and form factors play…

Reward is all about money, right?

Leadership Memo 2021-11 In my previous Leadership Memo, we explored how the motivation and the form factors of the rewards differ for the generations. In another post, I dived deeper and looked at how those motivations and form factors play…