When working from home means something else…but does it matter?

As a manager are you having difficulty saying no to employees when they say they are working from home when they should really be having a sick day, carer’s leave or leave without pay? Are you finding it almost impossible to schedule face to face meetings on Monday, Friday or before or after a public…

Economic inequality has become a defining issue of our age.

What new jobs can be creatively generated in a two-class system?

Twenty-six of the world’s richest people have the net worth of 50% of the worlds’ poorest. Some define this as economic pornography others as an economic right.

Over the last few decades the gap between incomes, wealth and living standards of the rich and poor has increased in most countries while the middle class is wavering.

Relationship Quiz

There was a study that was completed many years ago where researchers visited over 60,000 people who were dying across the world. They asked them what they valued the most in their lives. Not surprisingly it was their relationships. When asked what they regretted the most it was being more concerned about “other things” like cars and status rather than building and repairing relationships.

I would expect if that survey was repeated today not a lot would have changed. Though this may be evolving as a recent survey showed that more than 50% of people would prefer physical harm than losing their phone. Irrespective most people would agree positive relationships can provide much needed oxygen to our human spirits. Can you imagine life without each other?

What is technology predicting about you now?

What is technology predicting about you now? When you have been watching your favourite streaming service have you noticed that suggestions on what else you may want to watch appear? This is a basic form of what is called Predictive Analytics and trillions of dollars are being invested in mining data to predict everything about…

A true story of resilience.

One of the buzz words on everyone’s lips these days is how important it is to be resilient, particularly with the expected technological changes which are anticipated to impact the workforce in various forms. Organisations are spending mega bucks on training people to be resilient. Such courses may be valuable in raising awareness however my…

Impact of monitoring technologies and mental health.

Many organisations are ploughing unprecedented investments into purchasing products to analyse and monitor every aspect of people’s actions and behaviours in the workplace. Workforce Productivity Big data is enabling big money to be made.  Companies are making big promises that their products will improve workforce productivity. This may indeed be true, however, is there enough…