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The 2020 Workplace

There has been a lot of social media buzz about robotics and the impact on the workplace. Some industries such as manufacturing are embracing the robotics revolution as it solves the shortage of worker dilemma for repetitive tasks that can be programmed. The fear of robots...

U.S. employers are finding it increasingly difficult to find skilled workers, according to a survey by the National Association for Business Economics 35 percent of the 112 economists who participated reported their firms had seen shortages of skilled labor. The future workforce is predicted to continue...

The future of work is here now - is 2016 the year that the workforce awakens? Star Wars - The Force Awakens has surpassed the one billion dollar mark in twelve days of release. Whether you are a fan or not there has definitely been an...

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...

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...

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.

starbuckspurposeThis is the time of year where many organizations re-look at the strategic plan and where the company and teams will focus their energy for the next 30/90/180 days. Gone are the days of a five year strategic plan, with the speed of change a strategy lasts only as long as the next technological advance or customer demand.

Which leads me to the 'why' of this blog post- when leaders come together to focus on the next phase of a strategic plan it is very useful to use an evolutionary approach. What does it mean to use an evolutionary approach to strategic planning?

 

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