Change in the workplace

Change – a combination of chaos and opportunity.
Coping with disruption from workplace change is an ongoing challenge that organisations and businesses must face and overcome.

Ready or not, disruption is here – NOW!

Printable version of Post The word is ‘disruption’ The word is ‘disruption’ – something that is happening now in almost every industry and across every nation. There appear to be few, if any, barriers or borders to disruption. It has happened to me, and if it hasn’t yet happened to you, chances are that it … Continue reading »

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Unlearning – the new survival skill

Printable version of Post What is ‘unlearning’? Unlearning – what a counterintuitive term!  It just sounds “wrong” – right? Well, even if it sounds weird, we will find it in the dictionary (Macmillan, Oxford, etc.) – it means “to change the way that you have learned to think or do things, usually because that way … Continue reading »

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Multitasking – the truth behind the legend

Printable version of Post Multitasking as a concept During the early years of the 21st Century, ‘multitasking’ (or ‘multi-tasking’) was one of the popular management buzzwords.  I can recall discussions about how it was necessary to be a ‘multitasker’ in the modern workforce, and I also recall how being recognised as a multitasker had a … Continue reading »

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Change – some important points to note

My previous post was about Change – the office of the future, based on a recent report by a New York research company called PSFK Labs.  Some of  the five main takeaways in the report are already becoming a regular part of the modern workplace, e.g. ‘talent on demand’, and ‘success through collaboration’. Overall, most … Continue reading »

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Change – the office of the future

One of the most significant changes to the workplace in recent times came with the advent of the iPhone (June 2007).  Mobile computing had arrived – the floodgates were being opened for wholesale changes in workplaces everywhere! Then during 2010 came the iPad, plus several other lightweight tablet devices, bringing the next wave of revolutionary … Continue reading »

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