There is one fact of life that is impossible to ignore - tomorrow will be (very) different. More specifically, the rate of change is getting faster - and about to get much faster. It is a matter of adapt or perish.
Flexibility, a flatter structure, enhanced freedom to act, and a laser-like business focus represent part of the answer. Being faster, however, is ultimately all about how people learn.
In this excerpt from the book 'The A–Z of Organization Culture', John Burdett explains why the speed of learning is quickly becoming the ultimate competitive advantage, and presents several innovative ways of introducing effective learning experiences into your organisation.
In times of process automation, it is not surprising that we wonder what the world of work will be like in the future. Technologies have been changing ways of working, relationships between teams and even business models. And this "unknown" results in a natural anxiety about simple issues like: Will there be work for everyone in 10, 20 or 50 years? Article in Portuguese.
Cadel Evans has the honour of being the only Australian to have ever won the Tour De France. Cadel was on the couch with sports broadcaster, Gerard Whateley, and talked about just how far a bike has taken him. If you are looking for the gold, here are quick takeaways from Cadel's chat by Laurie Serafini.
Naomi Titleman highlights key points from The Bedford Consulting Group Inc. white paper "What Every C-Suite Leader Must Know About AI Readiness".
John Ryan discusses job fit and some things to consider as you contemplate the next steps.
Our highly successful client was struggling to continue its expansion and had stagnated at $800 million in annual revenue. The company was having difficulty attracting new customers despite having a superior business approach and commitment that outperformed large, publicly-traded competitors and which was far more sophisticated and more consistently delivering elegant solutions than its privately-held competitors.
The challenge was to sort and answer the question of whether a new leader of marketing and communications could develop and then execute the kind of market-focused strategy that could help pull the company forward. The following case study explains how we tackled that challenge.
Exponential technological shifts are changing the job landscape forever. Continued disruption and uncertainty demand new thinking about organisation design. John Burdett highlights the leadership challenges and questions to consider to attract and retain top talent in an age of digital transformation.
Team building can be a way to accelerate the team through the learning curve. However, it doesn't matter how fast you appear to move ahead if at the end of the day you are still lost. The following is an extract from the book Team: Align, Build, Connect & Develop, by John Burdett (PDF document) and available to purchase from Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Team-Align-Build-Connect-Develop/dp/096872339X/