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Will The Four-Day Week Have Its Day Post-Pandemic?

For many, Covid-19 has put life-work balance into perspective, with wellbeing now high on the priority list. Will a four-day week help to jump-start productivity, and maintain this focus on wellbeing post-pandemic? I spoke with Anastasia Leng of CreativeX about . . .

Read articleposted 7th July 2021
Will The Four-Day Week Have Its Day Post-Pandemic?

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For many, Covid-19 has put life-work balance into perspective, with wellbeing now high on the priority list. Will a four-day week help to jump-start productivity, and maintain this focus on wellbeing post-pandemic? I spoke with Anastasia Leng of CreativeX about . . .

Read articleposted 7th July 2021
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NTT DATA – Putting Diversity At The Heart Of Organizational Change

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The tech sector and the wider business world have work to do on diversity & inclusion (D&I), but some companies are putting education at the heart of their organization. I spoke with CDIO of NTT DATA, Terri Hatcher, about her . . .

Read articleposted 28th June 2021
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Jabil – Why Consistent Change Works Best From The Factory Floor

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Digital transformation isn’t all about the most advanced tech or the highest efficiency – after all, the best ideas come from humans. I spoke with Jabil about their people-focused approach and how engaging employees is a much more effective way . . .

Read articleposted 8th June 2021
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Why Competence-Based Education Is Necessary For The Future Of Work

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Keeping kids engaged at school, and getting them ready for the future of work, will take more than recycling old content into new activities – the entire structure of education needs to change. I learned more about a competency-based education . . .

Read articleposted 1st June 2021
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Accenture: ‘Future-Ready’ Companies Twice As Efficient, Three Times As Profitable

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A recent report by Accenture found that just 7% of organizations can be considered to have ‘future-ready’ operations. I spoke with Manish Sharma, Group Chief Exec of Accenture Operations, about what this means for the near future of work and . . .

Read articleposted 26th May 2021
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‘What’s In It For Me?’ – Bosch’s Long View On Digital Transformation

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Digital transformation is never a quick and easy process, but for multinational organizations like Bosch, taking things slow yields the best results. I spoke with Mike Mansuetti, Bosch’s President of North America, about putting people first in their digital transformation . . .

Read articleposted 18th May 2021
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Relayr: What If An ‘Agile’ Mindset Doesn’t Scale?

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Scaling a business does not always gel with an agile mindset, and letting each employee carry their own load does not always lead to growth. I spoke with Guneet Bedi, SVP of relayr, about why scaling up can sometimes mean . . .

Read articleposted 12th April 2021
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Movable Ink: How A Culture Of Curiosity Breeds Resilience

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Company culture is strongest when it is organic, and follows a clear set of shared values, according to Movable Ink’s CEO Vivek Sharma. To pivot and stay resilient during a pandemic, managers need to let employees and culture lead the . . .

Read articleposted 8th March 2021
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Medicine & Mindfulness: How VR Training Is Helping Healthcare Through The Pandemic

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Virtual Reality (VR) headsets are fast becoming a vital tool in medical training, particularly as healthcare professionals are stretched to their limits dealing with Covid patients. Can the technology do more to improve healthcare as a whole as the sector . . .

Read articleposted 2nd March 2021
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The WEIRD Book

The WEIRD CEO

Book by Charles Towers-Clark

In The WEIRD CEO, Charles sets out the technological and societal changes that will take place over the next fifteen years, and explains why companies need to rethink the way they motivate employees. He outlines why CEOs and managers need to encourage Wisdom, Emotional Intelligence, Initiative, Responsibility and Development (WEIRD) to make sure employees feel fulfilment and ownership in their work – and gives a fascinating and sometimes brutally honest record of the change process his company went through.

The WEIRD CEO explains how and why we need to change, in order to deal with a new working world dominated by Artificial Intelligence.

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