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Expert stories on the future of work.

7 Personalities in the Office and How to Manage Them

7 Personalities in the Office and How to Manage Them

A quick guide to managing the different personalities in the office.

April 9, 2018
Article
One-on-One Meeting Agendas for Managers

One-on-One Meeting Agendas for Managers

Recent research has shown that one-on-one meetings are one of the best ways to foster an engaged workforce. Here's the Hows, Whys and Ifs.

October 4, 2016
Article
How to Redesign for Adaptability

How to Redesign for Adaptability

With digital transformation moving full steam ahead, do you know how to use tech in order to create new ways of working and delivering value to your organization?

May 8, 2018
Article
Leadership of the future - what does it look like?

Leadership of the future - what does it look like?

Understanding the future of leadership, digital learning and development, and the shift in responsibility.

May 8, 2018
Interview
What does it mean for a workplace to be healthy?

What does it mean for a workplace to be healthy?

Being responsible for your employees, embracing tech and having meaningful conversations.

April 4, 2018
Interview
5 Steps in providing truly constructive feedback

5 Steps in providing truly constructive feedback

Do you know the best practices of providing negative feedback?

March 6, 2018
Article
You've got the Vision - now what do you do with it?

You've got the Vision - now what do you do with it?

An organization with a vision, blending the 'old' and the 'new', and the importance of establishing good working relationships from the start.

March 6, 2018
Interview
How to Manage the People of Today

How to Manage the People of Today

Do you know how to manage the expectations and personal goals of the modern employee?

February 5, 2018
Article
Hire the Right People: How to Spot Them

Hire the Right People: How to Spot Them

To hire or not to hire? That is the question. Learn how to spot the right people to hire.

January 5, 2018
Article
The Job Interview: A Guide for Managers

The Job Interview: A Guide for Managers

Learn how to shake things up in your hiring department.

January 5, 2018
Article
Why HR needs to invest in frequent reviews for performance management

Why HR needs to invest in frequent reviews for performance management

45% of HR leaders do not think annual performance reviews are an accurate appraisal - it's time for a new practice.

December 5, 2017
Article
The use of new Technology to aid Performance Management

The use of new Technology to aid Performance Management

New technology to help you with the kind of people and performance management that employees expect today.

November 13, 2017
Article
Episode IX - Four Co-founders and Seven Core Values

Episode IX - Four Co-founders and Seven Core Values

Having one or more co-founders in a new company can be challenging at times. That is exactly what John Kim is facing on a daily basis within his company Sendbird, an in-app messaging system for mobile apps and websites.

October 9, 2017
Podcast
Episode VIII - People Development

Episode VIII - People Development

Develop people’s weaknesses, hire for culture over skill and get the managers involved. These are just some of the messages that comes across in this podcast episode with Ted Blosser, the CEO of WorkRamp.

September 20, 2017
Podcast
Why the world needs more female leaders

Why the world needs more female leaders

The importance of female leadership and gender diversity in the modern workplace.

September 18, 2017
Article
Episode VII - Remote work and Employee Happiness

Episode VII - Remote work and Employee Happiness

Avi Posluns is the Director of Employee Happiness at Invision, an organization which has a completely remote workplace. He discusses about the importance of employee happiness, and the challenges and the many benefits of remote work in this podcast epsiode.

August 3, 2017
Podcast
The Human Attention Span in the Digital Age - What does it mean for the workplace?

The Human Attention Span in the Digital Age - What does it mean for the workplace?

The human attention span in a digital age and its affect on the workplace.

July 12, 2017
Article
Building a Creative Team: Personalities & Thinking Hats

Building a Creative Team: Personalities & Thinking Hats

Which skills, personalities and thinking styles should be represented in a creative team?

June 28, 2017
Article
Episode VI - Data is Power

Episode VI - Data is Power

The large amount of data that companies gather internally can, if distributed properly, become a democratizing factor. But if you’re not careful, one person can become a bottleneck for the access to data and in turn, slow down the workflow. This issue and many more are discussed in this short podcast episode with Lior Abraham.

June 6, 2017
Podcast
Episode V - Managing in a startup tech company

Episode V - Managing in a startup tech company

Paul Sawaya, Co-founder and CTO of Captain401, have a compelling conversation about the different aspects of managing engineers in a small tech company. Paul argues that it is important to not develop an “engineer-first culture”, that failure is important and communication is key.

May 22, 2017
Podcast
Meet the Centennials, Gen Z, aka the Neo-Generalists and T- People?

Meet the Centennials, Gen Z, aka the Neo-Generalists and T- People?

Gen Z: Who they are, what they care about, what they offer.

April 12, 2017
Article
Episode IV - Make sales less disposable

Episode IV - Make sales less disposable

Are Salespeople disposable? Who should you hire as your first salesperson? And how will sales affect the company culture? Oleg Rogynskyy from People.ai shares his experience with managing sales teams and gives some good advice to CEOs and founders on the verge of appointing their first salesperson.

April 6, 2017
Podcast
Motivation in the Workplace: How to Get It Right

Motivation in the Workplace: How to Get It Right

Why intrinsic motivation (mastery, autonomy & purpose) works better than sex and money.

March 23, 2017
Article
Episode III - AI agents in the workplace

Episode III - AI agents in the workplace

During a conversation with Dennis Mortensen, CEO and founder of x.ai, we explore the way artificial intelligence will influence our workplace in the future.

March 21, 2017
Podcast
The 2017 Best Employee Retention Strategies Review

The 2017 Best Employee Retention Strategies Review

The most interesting and most prominent management ideas in employee retention strategies from 2016.

March 1, 2017
Article
Episode II - EQ and the importance of 1-on-1s

Episode II - EQ and the importance of 1-on-1s

Many of you will be familiar with Gary Vaynerchuk. Gary is an all around hustler: he’s a successful entrepreneur and motivational speaker. He’s always on the move - that’s also where our CEO, Dennis, caught him for a chat - while he was travelling between meetings.

February 22, 2017
Podcast
How to Build Your First Culture Guidelines

How to Build Your First Culture Guidelines

Culture building: why no one cares about your slide deck.

December 22, 2016
Article
Episode I - Embracing vulnerability

Episode I - Embracing vulnerability

Should a company embrace vulnerability? How can startup founders become great managers? Hampus Jakobsson, with a background in computer science, over 60 investments and part of the NordicMakers angel group, discusses these questions.

December 20, 2016
Podcast