In a world of robots, automation, and AI, employees’ work is changing. Employees will transact less and discuss more; complete fewer tasks and spend more time reflecting; create less and design more. The uniquely human value employees can offer in a world of automation is building trusting relationships, caring for others, facilitating alignment, recognizing opportunities, creatingread more
AI is Amazing Technology AI is not new but the release of ChatCPT has inserted AI into daily life. You know it’s mainstream when gardeners are using it for design and planning. It is a great way to fix HTML code. I have really appreciated they way it generates a structure and and draft ofread more
The range and variety of job titles in the digital workplace, community, and engagement space are wild, making it hard for employers to find qualified candidates and even harder for people with experience to find appropriate jobs. Below are some of the jobs I have found that are currently open in mid-April 2023. What otherread more
A workplace community program is responsible for building and managing communities within an organization, such as employee resource groups, diversity and inclusion groups, learning communities, communities of practice, affinity groups, and innovation networks.
Community networks provide compelling benefits to organizations in a range of areas including communications efficiency, culture change, speed of innovation, productivity, and employee retention.read more
Engagement is a hot word right now. But what does it mean? The answer likely lies in who is using the term, the context, and the orientation. It’s a word that is thrown around a lot. It is rarely clarified, creating the perception of alignment where it does not exist. It’s critical to unpack itread more
Communities are the cultural frame in which individuals live. Community norms set expectations of baseline and exceptional behaviors.
Enterprise community programs can accelerate the knowledge supply chain while connecting employees, helping them feel seen, and giving them access to opportunities.
Engagement is Complex Engagement is a spectrum of psychological intensity and is useful to broadly discuss how active, interested, and committed people are. That vague general definition was all fine… until we started trying to measure engagement. Measuring feelings is always a dicey business and depending on the methodology and tools used, the approaches varyread more
We get leadership confused with a few different characteristics; power, management, vision, influence, and impact. Those are all different things that can co-occur but require the ability to negotiate the inherent tension between leadership vs. control, power vs. influence, and vision vs. impact.read more
The office of the future is a community center that mashes up space with services and makes a variety of collaborative behaviors easy in ways that make employees’ lives better rather than more complicated. Do that and employees will return again and again because it gives them more than it costs.read more
By Nadia Huda Yesterday I learned that although we use the words nice and kind interchangeably, there is an explicit difference. As I reflected back I recognized the need to know the differences explicitly and how it could have saved a lot of heartaches and mental agony caused by self-doubt in my life. But noread more