Engaged Organizations

Employees are Drowning in Network Effects

The Great Reevaluation is creating such untenable situations for people that they are leaving jobs without first finding another one – even in the U.S. where they risk losing health care. They are doing it against their economic self-interest. They are doing it because they can no longer tolerate their work environment. This reevaluation has

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It’s the Great Reevaluation, Stupid

It’s being called The Great Resignation – this sort-of-but-not-really-post-pandemic economy. Almost every sector is finding it challenging to fill open positions. I spoke with a friend recently who is a tall ship captain and her organization can’t find enough qualified crew members – if it’s happening in such a niche and ‘alternative’ career path it’s

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Do you work in or with an organization?  Are you overwhelmed?  Do I even need to ask?  Organizational communications in 2020 is in crisis. Communications channels and content have exploded. Information outside organizations changes with every 60-minute news cycle, while organizational processes and tools seem decades out of date and supported with a fraction of

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Communities play a critical role in innovation. Whether in the middle ages or now cities, in particular, are critical to innovation. Cities are a type of community that produces a high cadence of collisions between a diverse set of individuals. This collision of people and ideas allows people to converge on what is meaningful and

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