Fresh ideas about meetings?
The notion of “a meeting” will end up being re-invented soon, pretty much as e-mail (as a technology) becomes obsolete. I am always amazed at the cross-fertilization opportunities whenever I am in touch with the event industry (MICE) meeting architects. That will be the case next week at The Fresh [...]
Superb meeting technology does not make an organization collaborative
In the workplace, collaboration is not necessarily something useful we all should be trying to achieve. A fancy office equipped with all the latest collaboration technologies does not necessarily mean you will end being a more collaborative organization. If a proper collaborative work culture is not in place it is [...]
Why do I have 3 Linkedin profiles?
Because I am an organizational psychologist with an academic specialization in GDSS and only 0.0071% of the world population knows about my field of practice. Let’s make a quick test, if you already know what is a GDSS (Group Decision Support System) please stop reading. See? if you are still [...]
Loss of control in flight
It is so unfortunate that the only time I was considering exchanging my iPhone for a Samsung model this is precisely the one I am not allowed to use on board planes due to the risk of explosion. But the airline industry is one of the safest in the world [...]
Conversations, meetings and workshops – What’s the difference?
Conversations, meetings, and workshops – What’s the difference and why does it matter? To make your life more pleasant and enjoyable in the first place. Anyone confusing and not knowing the differences between these 3 most important ‘technologies’ for social interaction will probably have a more miserable life both at [...]
Be prepared for the unexpected
This blog’s title summarizes my experience attending IAF EMENA conference 2016 – the European get together of Group Facilitators – a profession that deals with generating organizational engagement by breaking out communication silos, freeing up creativity and bringing about the best of each individuals’ potential as a whole person. Read [...]
A fundamental discovery
Culture eats strategy for breakfast – all the time We all know that the organization is the outcome of the strategy but we also know that culture eats strategy for breakfast – all the time. To develop new and transformational digital capabilities, culture and leadership are two critical elements that [...]