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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
Artificial Intelligence Is Incompatible With The Future Of Communication – Here’s Why

Forbes.com

The future of work is no longer merely a concept, but a reality — Covid-19 has made sure of that. The pandemic has accelerated workplace innovation across sectors to the point of no return, with contemporary businesses now almost entirely . . .

Read articleposted 23rd June 2020
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Sweden’s Former Minister Of Finance: AI Is Vital To Avoid ‘Perfect Storm’ Of Unemployment

Forbes.com

Fitness classes are being conducted online, cafés and restaurants are stretching delivery services to their limits, and tech bosses expect that remote work will be a ‘permanent feature’ after the dust has settled. But how will countries that have been badly affected by COVID-19 . . .

Read articleposted 23rd June 2020
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Relational Intelligence Explained by Quarantined Teens

“Just like downing a powerful caffeine drink, “reaching out to others” pays that big “life energizer dividend!”  Wes Adamson In the midst of the quarantine, I read an article about French philosophical workshops for kids and teens. These workshops aim to . . .

Read articleposted 15th June 2020
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Crisis Management: How To Lead In Turbulent Times?

BOOSt&Co

Turbulent times can bring the best and the worst in leaders. In this webinar, Charles, together with Jenefer Morgan, the Head of People at BOOST&Co, shares insights on trust, transparency, a spectrum of control, self-care, and many more important components . . .

Read articleposted 27th May 2020
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As a man, I want to feel like a woman

“Women aspire to get a seat at the board table whilst men aspire to get a seat at the emotional intelligent table,” Owen Marcus From infancy, girls from Western cultures are often taught to display a large variety of positive . . .

Read articleposted 27th May 2020
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Will COVID-19 spark a new wave of business and industry automation?

Tyto New Horizons Podcast

COVID-19 is changing the world of business and industry, but will a new wave of automation be one of the changes we see?

Read articleposted 27th May 2020
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Why businesses will need to make change the new normal

Computer Weekly

Businesses will need to consider how they adapt to operating under the continued threat of coronavirus, and many will call on IT to provide support for remote access and to automate human-intensive business processes.

Read articleposted 25th May 2020
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Return to work: Automation projects move up the agenda

ZDNet

As businesses slowly start reopening their doors with the ongoing imperative of sticking to stringent social-distancing rules, more organisations are likely to be willing to embrace automation projects.

Read articleposted 25th May 2020
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Why Automation And Self-Management Are Converging – The Role Of Meaning And Purpose

Forbes.com

So will we work more independently in the future? Will enforced digitization be here to stay? The answers to these questions will depend upon two trends – automation and self-management. As these trends converge we also need to keep in . . .

Read articleposted 25th May 2020
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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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