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Engagement is Complex Engagement is a spectrum of psychological intensity and is useful to broadly discuss how active, interested, and committed people…
We get leadership confused with a few different characteristics; power, management, vision, influence, and impact. Those are all different things that can…

Leadership and the Coherence Dividend

Most of us have worked with individuals in leadership roles who say all the right things but leave us feeling unsettled. We…
The office of the future is a community center that mashes up space with services and makes a variety of collaborative behaviors…
By Nadia Huda Yesterday I learned that although we use the words nice and kind interchangeably, there is an explicit difference. As…
It is clear work is changing. The pandemic has helped people and organizations realize that their assumptions about how work had to…
Working remotely makes them that much more difficult. Working remotely makes them that much more difficult. My experience has taught me some…
Creating a collaborative, engaged, and psychologically safe workplace seems to bedevil most organizations. I believe it is the way we think about…
Every organization is scrambling to figure out what the new 'normal' looks like for their workplace. Will everyone be remote most of…
I'm thrilled to announce a new report, looking exclusively at enterprise community programs, how they operate, and what impact they have. Digital…

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…

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…

Fostering Trusting Cultures

How do you foster trust in groups of people? Our traditional approach is reactive - moderating after the fact. That is important…
Organizational strategies need to adapt to unleash the potential of our organizations but are constrained by outdated mental models.
After a twelve-year run at The Community Roundtable, I am transitioning to a new venture reflective of the work I want to…
During the pandemic, there has been a lot of self-congratulatory excitement as organizations went ‘virtual.’ It feels like a lot of the…
Do you work in or with an organization?  Are you overwhelmed?  Do I even need to ask?  Organizational communications in 2020 is…
Communities play a critical role in innovation. Whether in the middle ages or now cities, in particular, are critical to innovation. Cities…
Everyone wants engagement, but few know how to measure it. In an age of options, engagement is a key indicator of attention,…