Tag: "innovation"

The Impact of Introverts and the Quiet Revolution

Is it possible that introverts are poised to take over the world—or maybe just the workplace to start? The reality is that introverts make up at least one third of our workforce, and yet it’s clear that while our society recognizes outspoken extroverts as successful business drivers, we undervalue the innovative contributions that our quieter and less visible employees make.

How then do we acknowledge and enable quiet competence to breakthrough in our workplace?

Fear Freezes the Free Mind Factor: Finding the Path to a Culture of Helping

What does the free mind factor bring to work? Quite simply, everything.

However, it thrives only in certain situations or environments—typically characterized by creativity, innovation, collaboration, originality, and lots of new cool ideas; you get the idea. All of these words relate to the ability and willingness to make new things happen that have and bring value.

Onboarding with Innovative Intent: A Tale of First Day Realities

Onboarding with Innovative Intent: A Tale of First Day Realities

You never get a second chance to make a first impression and first impressions are often difficult to change. Innovative onboarding should be a workplace norm, however, the reality is more divisive.

The Four Keys to Increasingly Complex Change

Change is no longer interpreted in terms of being gradual, steady, progressive or linear; rather, the defining terminology revolves around the lexicon of hyper-fast, disruptive, transformative or non-linear. Consequently, the rules that have traditionally tried to encapsulate the phenomenon of change are also going through multiple revisions rapidly as past becomes an increasingly irrelevant predictor of the future.

Coming (and Going) Careers in the Second Machine Age?

The world of work is being transformed as we enter a new phase of the “age of the machine.” With disruptive technologies pushing the frontiers of automation, some of the comparative advantages humans have traditionally enjoyed relative to technology are eroding.

Smart Hires Lead the Way for Learning Cultures

Learning cultures within organizations are becoming a standard job expectation as job seekers weigh their options when saying yes to an employment offer. In an increasingly competitive marketplace of dynamic talent, such cultures have become requisite for sustainable success.

Global HR: Small Touches and Big Pictures

Advances in communication and travel technology have enabled businesses to expand markets and operate across the globe, and Human Resources has helped to lead the way.

Soft-Skills Futures Ahead: Five Ways to Help Employees Develop ‘AQ’

As technology, culture and social norms are all changing rapidly, employers need talent that can combine technical know-how with general capabilities, or soft skills. As such, hiring managers are now looking for more than IQ and EQ in prospective employees.

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