For years, doctors have advised patients to move more in order to enhance their physical health. Perhaps we should be giving this advice to employees to enhance their financial health, career prospects, and wellbeing.
McKinsey's new book on CEO Excellence highlights the power of managing your mindset for success. How can milkshakes and science help you with this?
What would you say if someone offered you the opportunity to free up as much as 25% of the work week for more productive purposes? Would you be willing to explore this further or would you discount it out of hand as wishful thinking? What if the source of this claim was the McKinsey Global... Continue Reading →
Does your firm invest in knowledge? Does it have an effective knowledge development strategy? Or is it simply paying lip service to the notion of being in "the knowledge business"? Even if you believe that your firm has a strong commitment to investing in its knowledge, I'd invite you to keep reading. Yesterday I had... Continue Reading →
Every group has its mantra. "Four legs good, two legs bad" helped underscore the proper social and political order in Animal Farm. For proponents of social media behind the firewall, the mantra has been "Collaboration good, silos bad." Like motherhood and apple pie, collaboration is one of those things it's hard to criticize -- until... Continue Reading →
Do you sometimes get the feeling that there's a little "irrational exuberance" surrounding Web 2.0? If so, you're in good company. The McKinsey Quarterly has released a new report, Six ways to make Web 2.0 work, which takes an honest look at the results of a survey they conducted of early adopters of Web 2.0... Continue Reading →