When it comes to innovation in the war for talent, one of the most frequently asked questions is still: “In which technology do we need to invest?” when it should be “What kind of experience and culture do we want to offer our employees?” Organisations need to view employees through a new lens, and invest in offering them a meaningful and valuable experience—just as they do for customers.
Emotional intelligence is the leadership tool that can ignite creativity, strengthen relationships, and make the workplace inclusive and equal.
Being open and vulnerable can help leaders and their teams remove their masks and reveal their true selves. It also encourages everyone to become more self-aware of their strengths and areas they could adjust, which in turn can lay the groundwork for new learnings by setting goals—but not just any goals.
‘Conditional telework’, with all its conveniences, is fast gaining acceptance among management as well as employees, alike. However, it does come with its set of disadvantages too and many aspects of it are up for debate.
Digital or not, most transformations do not cross the finish line. You might achieve your numbers for a while, but then people slip back to the old ways of working and nothing sticks, leaving you to solve the same problem again. In order to outdo poor transformation and engagement stats, we must manage to engage because the future of business is (still) people.
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