Volunteers decide by themselves. They can say no. That’s why “volunteer” is a rarity in the corporate world, that loves nothing more than orderly management of resources. Yet, they bring invaluable energy and ideas... provided organizations learn to mobilize and leverage volunteers. Here is an example, taken from an on-going movement for quality improvement. Based on Kotter's 8-Step for leading change, it is about enabling massive volunteerism to help the organization improve.Read More
What makes you love doing something? What keeps you doing it over time, tirelessly? In our ever more rapidly changing world, permanence of emotions is a mystery. For the last 12 years, I have woken up early, every end of the week, to go rowing – with joy. It’s about passion, and togetherness. What if work could be like this?Read More
Corporate newsletters are hopeless. They are expensive, time-consuming, top-down and hardly read. Is there a possibility to re-invent newsletters? How can we make them better, using collaborative approaches?
Social is the new normal in business and organizations. It requires individuals to adopt new behaviors related to networking, collaboration, agility etc.
But is everyone “wired” for social collaboration, i.e. equipped with the relevant skills and mindset?
How much are you ready for new ways of working? Take the test.Read More