The hybrid workspace, societal well-being, and productivity: on the surface, these three concepts are not obviously related to each other. But permit me the opportunity to explore each of them in the context of our current environment and then conclude with a proposal for organizations to consider that could improve organizational performance and personal well-being.
Every few years, in my dreams, I relive an incident from my first real job. At age 14, I was eligible for a work permit in 1960’s New York City. I obtained my permit and got a Saturday job working at the largest (five floors) hobby store in the city. It was located in one of the posh downtown shopping areas and had, among other things, a functioning model railroad display that had every possible bell and whistle (literally) and occupied a significant part of the model railroading floor of the building.
Back in 2017, I wrote a blog about three things to consider when thinking of moving towards self-set salaries. Since then, I’ve continued to gather examples of principles and practices from different organisations that I often share with people by email whenever they ask for resources on this topic. Here is what I have so far and if you know of any other examples, please do share so I can add to the list!
Was Dilbert wrong? Do most senior management actually care about their people? Watch this interesting debate and make your decision.
When school bullying is in the media, the focus usually is on the learners. The bullying is about the learners but seldom about their teachers. Hardly any mention is made of another group that gets bullied – the teachers.
In this episode of Serene View, Serene Seng interviews Mark Leonard. Mark presents the view that social mindfulness will change the world and Serene challenges this viewpoint.