The impact of hybrid working

The impact of hybrid working

Take a look at the shift in sentiment from October 2021 to January 2022 Bay Area Council Employer Network: Return to Transit Tracking Poll Do not underestimate the impact of this major shift! For...

No, hybrid working is not the problem

No, hybrid working is not the problem

It's time to admit that hybrid is not working I strongly disagree with this view. Here is why: There are some extremely successful companies that are fully distributed and office-less and have been...

The rapidly evolving future of work

The rapidly evolving future of work

This past week was filled with examples of how rapidly the future of work is evolving. Here are the highlights. The future of work has reached South African shores Over on Business Tech there was...

Work has been liberated from an office – now what?

Work has been liberated from an office – now what?

Technology has liberated work from the four walls of a physical office. How much of that freedom will you embrace? (Remember the flea in the jar?) Here are your choices: Reimagining the postpandemic...

Why you can’t straddle two operating systems

Why you can’t straddle two operating systems

Slowly but surely it is beginning to dawn on leadership teams that attempting to straddle two operating systems (ie in-person working AND remote working) is really hard as the two are not compatible...

Hybrid work challenges

Hybrid work challenges

In this interview with Emma Goldberg of the NYT she references this comment by Andi Owen, the chief executive of MillerKnoll, who warned that workers who resist going back to the office could find...

Forrester: Companies will fail at anywhere-work

Forrester: Companies will fail at anywhere-work

This from their Predictions 2022 Europe insights Ten percent of companies will commit to a fully remote future. For the remaining 90%, vaccine mandates will lead to complications but won’t be the...

Hybrid Working — One of the biggest challenges

Hybrid Working — One of the biggest challenges

When you have two communication channels, one in-person and the other digital, you will have communication breakdowns and knowledge leaks, essentially leading to a two-tier workplace, where those...

The Great Resignation

The Great Resignation

This piece in Wired is a must read: The Great Resignation is here and no one is prepared. Companies that have used the last 18 months to re-engineer their workplaces and in the process have become...