Expert stories on the future of work.
Company culture is critical to success. Get it right, and you increase employee and customer satisfaction, resulting in business growth and prosperity. So, how do you do it? It’s all about having the right conversations.
Communication fuels progress, and an organization is only as effective as the conversations it's having. How can companies have better conversations; is digital technology a help or a hindrance?
The ability to converse separates humans from all other lifeforms. But in this digital world, have we lost touch with good conversation? Or can technology actually make conversation more meaningful?
The rise of technology has offered a myriad of ways to increase efficiency and improve productivity. But how far is too far? Invest too heavily in the wrong tech, and you risk overlooking your true competitive advantage: human talent.
Lack of communication surrounding company strategy is a key factor for workers leaving a role. Even beyond employee retention, aligning individual and team goals brings a wealth of benefits.
Often misinterpreted, or undervalued as a ‘soft skill’, empathy can be the deciding factor between adequate and outstanding leadership.
For this month's Employee Spotlight, we sat down with Christian Planck, Duuoo's new CTO, to pick his brain over a cup of coffee.
The world’s most effective and profitable businesses are moving away from an annual review process, opting instead for real-time feedback loops. Why?
As a result of new technologies and an increasingly connected world, today's talent has a fundamentally different set of expectations than previous generations of workers.
We sat down with Andrius Knispelis, Duuoo's new Head of Product, for a quick chat over coffee.
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?
Understanding the future of leadership, digital learning and development, and the shift in responsibility.
A quick guide to managing the different personalities in the office.
Being responsible for your employees, embracing tech and having meaningful conversations.
Do you know the best practices of providing negative feedback?
An organization with a vision, blending the 'old' and the 'new', and the importance of establishing good working relationships from the start.
Do you know how to manage the expectations and personal goals of the modern employee?
To hire or not to hire? That is the question. Learn how to spot the right people to hire.
Learn how to shake things up in your hiring department.
45% of HR leaders do not think annual performance reviews are an accurate appraisal - it's time for a new practice.
New technology to help you with the kind of people and performance management that employees expect today.
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.
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.
The importance of female leadership and gender diversity in the modern workplace.
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.
The human attention span in a digital age and its affect on the workplace.
Which skills, personalities and thinking styles should be represented in a creative team?
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.
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.
Gen Z: Who they are, what they care about, what they offer.
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.
Why intrinsic motivation (mastery, autonomy & purpose) works better than sex and money.
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.
The most interesting and most prominent management ideas in employee retention strategies from 2016.
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.
Culture building: why no one cares about your slide deck.
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.
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.