Strategy

Strategy will be more integrated into daily work and senior executives will be primarily responsible for defining and ensuring alignment around mission, purpose, and principles. This is already happening in practice if not yet in intent and there are some significant challenges. Many executives don’t want to give up control or extend trust to a wider group of employees. Most employees have little experience in balancing short- and long-term goals. A lot of people are being stretched in ways they never expected and for some, it is exhilarating while it increases anxiety for others.

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Creating a collaborative, engaged, and psychologically safe workplace seems to bedevil most organizations. I believe it is the way we think about and construct business models and strategies. Too often, the non-financial values go unconsidered in business models because they can’t easily be quantified financially. Leaders may acknowledge intrinsic values but it doesn’t make it

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Strategy will be more integrated into daily work and senior executives will be primarily responsible for defining and ensuring alignment around mission, purpose, and principles. This is already happening in practice if not yet in intent and there are some significant challenges. Many executives don’t want to give up control or extend trust to a wider group of employees. Most employees have little experience in balancing short- and long-term goals. A lot of people are being stretched in ways they never expected and for some, it is exhilarating while it increases anxiety for others.

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Every organization is scrambling to figure out what the new ‘normal’ looks like for their workplace. Will everyone be remote most of the time? Will employees be required to return to offices? Something in-between? If so, what does THAT look like? It’s not an easy thing to navigate, especially with Gallup data showing that 48%

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I’m thrilled to announce a new report, looking exclusively at enterprise community programs, how they operate, and what impact they have. Digital Workplace Communities in 2021 offers data about the changing visibility and impact of these programs, especially as organizations adjusted to the COVID pandemic and now as they navigate a hybrid workplace. The results

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