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Independent & Entrepreneurial Workers Are The Future of Work

A recent study by Deloitte revealed that from 2020-2025 workers will opt to work as independent workers in a format similar to being an entrepreneur. The increase of technological innovation has converged with the Gen Y's and Gen X's desire to work more independently, autonomously...

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Transformational Leadership – A Key Future of Work Strategy

By 2020 70% of future leaders are likely to reject what traditional businesses have to offer and will work independently through digital means. Organizations that are focused on developing transformational leaders will survive and grow. Gen Y's surveyed by Deloitte are seeking organizations that have transformative...

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Shared Leadership Model A Key Element of Future of Work

The future of work is going to be very different than the way it is structured today. The hierarchical models are shifting as new demographics impact the way workplaces are structured. Technological innovation is shifting the 'how' we work and the 'where' we work and allowing...

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Future of Work Strategy- Evolutionary Leadership

Leadership strategies and teachings have evolved over the years. The focus on leadership has shifted from 'autocratic' and 'hierarchical' approaches to much more of a 'shared leadership' approach. A Gallup survey in April 2015 found that 50% of those surveyed had quit a job because of...

What Does Authentic Leadership Really Mean For the Future of Work
What Does Authentic Leadership Really Mean For the Future of Work?
What does it mean to be an authentic leader? How do we know when we are being one? What is the impact on our people and the business overall? A November 2014 survey by Interaction Associates revealed that of those surveyed over half gave their leaders low marks on trust and effective leadership. Why? Well it turns out that talking about being an authentic leader and actually modelling or behaving as an authentic leader are two completely different things.
Real Time Creative Solutions Needed to Lead with 2020 Vision
Real Time Creative Solutions Needed to Lead with 2020 Vision
If there is one skill that is needed for leaders today as we head to 2020 it is the ability to come up with real time creative solutions. I am talking about in the moment solutions that come from a place  of, 'how can we make this work?' rather than habitual habits of the brain to put up barriers or excuses to progress. In my keynote I delivered today, "Lead with 2020 Vsiion - Build the Future Workplace Today" I shared this concept as a key success tool for all of us moving forward. A few questions for you to test your creative mind:  
The Workplace Impact With New Technologies Like the Apple Watch
The Workplace Impact With New Technologies Like the Apple Watch
iwatch The future of work will be a workplace where workers are remote, project teams are created to work on a project and then dismantled for another project and technology will be unifier. The skills workers of the future will need will be adaptability, flexibility, increased desire to provide customized solutions for each other and for customers. With the soon to be launch of the new Apple Watch there is another advance in how technology can be leveraged to improve our lives and work. With the Apple Watch you can read emails, summon Siri, receive calls and track fitness goals on your watch. Facebook alerts, WeChat messages and Twitter trends can also be beamed your wrist without pulling out your smartphone. Apple's first wearable gadget beams messages, Facebook updates and simplified apps to our wrists, eliminating the all-too-common need to take out our devices to constantly check notifications. So how does increasingly simple technology improve how we interact with each other? We will communicate with more ease AND will need to increase people connection skills.