Has this data been discussed in your boardroom?

Has this data been discussed in your boardroom?

While the desire to get back to “normal” after 2 years of dealing with this pandemic is completely understandable, we have to be very cognisant of the fact that our pre-pandemic “normal” put us on...

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...

One of the secrets of successful remote teams

One of the secrets of successful remote teams

One of the big mistakes some leadership teams make when considering allowing work-from-anywhere is thinking that this way of working means you never see your team in-person. This in fact is the very...

Unlocking Staff Happiness & Productivity

Unlocking Staff Happiness & Productivity

Prior to the forced “pandemic remote work” surveys of remote workers have consistently have them score higher on the happiness index than their in-office counterparts. For example see this from...

Insights from Dreamforce NYC

Insights from Dreamforce NYC

At the Dreamforce NYC event this past week during Brett Taylor's keynote he outlined how Salesforce sees the future of work. There were a couple of things about this worth highlighting.  1) The...

Synchronous remote working

Synchronous remote working

Check this data point from a survey done recently by Robert Half of more than 2,800 senior managers and more than 1,000 workers in the U.S. Raise your hand if this has been your experience! Many...

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...

Is your business prepared for climate disruption?

Is your business prepared for climate disruption?

The European Central Bank, one week after the Glasgow climate talks, released a report into what’s really going in the world of European banks in terms of climate risks.  It makes for some...