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The Ultimate List of 13 Global Workplace Trends

Sun, 06/11/2017 - 10:46
Are you missing the waves? Are you riding them? Or are you going under?

It’s a cliche because it’s true: the world is changing faster and faster. The way people will work in the future is radically different from the way we worked until now.

To understand how things are expected to change in the world of work, I spent many hours finding the newest workplace trends. I came across some in-depth reports from various professional sources, based on global investigations and surveys, and I did my best to cross-check everything and synthesize the results into The Ultimate List of 13 Global Workplace Trends. (For each of these 13 trends, I wrote a blog post on the Agility Scales blog.)

The primary purpose of this exercise was to investigate how my businesses stand up against the multiple waves of change that are soon to reach all of us. And I highly recommend that you do the same. Check your business model and compare it with the list of 13 trends. Because for each of the trends, there are three possibilities:

  • You miss the wave and your company neither benefits nor suffers from it.
  • You ride the wave and your business gets a boost for as long as it stays on top of it.
  • You clash with the wave and your business takes a hit, maybe even goes under.

I am checking each business that I am involved in. How will we cope with these 13 waves? Are we missing them? Are we riding them? Or are we going under?

I strongly suggest you do the same.

The Ultimate List of 13 Global Workplace Trends

Here they are:

  1. The Employee Experience
    Employees demand an experience that covers happiness and well-being.
  2. Organizational Agility
    The “redesign of organizational design” is a top trend for the C-suite.
  3. The Blended Workforce
    The workforce is more than just the employees.
  4. Scalable Learning
    The half-life of learned skills continues to fall.
  5. Skillful Talent Acquisition
    The demands on recruiters and candidates keep growing.
  6. Digital HR and Workplaces
    HR must become a leader in the digital organization.
  7. People Analytics
    With computers all around us, data is driving everything.
  8. Rejuvenated Leadership
    A different time calls for a different leadership.
  9. Robotics and AI
    Intelligent machines and cognitive computing have gone mainstream.
  10. Continuous Performance Management
    A new paradigm for performance measurement and rewards is needed.
  11. Networks and Platforms
    Value streams are replaced with value networks.
  12. Purpose and Values
    Companies start caring about sustainability, transparency, and more.
  13. Diversity and Inclusion
    Fairness and equality are now CEO-level issues worldwide.

There you go!

Now analyze these trends yourself and scrutinize your business model. The exercise may significantly increase your company’s chance of survival.

These 13 major trends were derived from the insightful results offered by the authors and publishers of the following reports:

2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends
Accenture Technology Vision 2017
Boston Consulting Group 12 Forces 2017
Bersin-Deloitte — Predictions for 2017
Mercer Talent Trends 2017 Global Study
PWC CEO 20th Survey Report 2017
Randstad Sourceright 2017 Talent Trends Report
Sodexo 2017 Workplace Trends Report

(photo credit: Grempz)

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Categories: Project Management

The Ultimate List of 13 Global Workplace Trends

Sun, 06/11/2017 - 10:46
Are you missing the waves? Are you riding them? Or are you going under?

It’s a cliche because it’s true: the world is changing faster and faster. The way people will work in the future is radically different from the way we worked until now.

To understand how things are expected to change in the world of work, I spent many hours finding the newest workplace trends. I came across some in-depth reports from various professional sources, based on global investigations and surveys, and I did my best to cross-check everything and synthesize the results into The Ultimate List of 13 Global Workplace Trends. (For each of these 13 trends, I wrote a blog post on the Agility Scales blog.)

The primary purpose of this exercise was to investigate how my businesses stand up against the multiple waves of change that are soon to reach all of us. And I highly recommend that you do the same. Check your business model and compare it with the list of 13 trends. Because for each of the trends, there are three possibilities:

  • You miss the wave and your company neither benefits nor suffers from it.
  • You ride the wave and your business gets a boost for as long as it stays on top of it.
  • You clash with the wave and your business takes a hit, maybe even goes under.

I am checking each business that I am involved in. How will we cope with these 13 waves? Are we missing them? Are we riding them? Or are we going under?

I strongly suggest you do the same.

The Ultimate List of 13 Global Workplace Trends

Here they are:

  1. The Employee Experience
    Employees demand an experience that covers happiness and well-being.
  2. Organizational Agility
    The “redesign of organizational design” is a top trend for the C-suite.
  3. The Blended Workforce
    The workforce is more than just the employees.
  4. Scalable Learning
    The half-life of learned skills continues to fall.
  5. Skillful Talent Acquisition
    The demands on recruiters and candidates keep growing.
  6. Digital HR and Workplaces
    HR must become a leader in the digital organization.
  7. People Analytics
    With computers all around us, data is driving everything.
  8. Rejuvenated Leadership
    A different time calls for a different leadership.
  9. Robotics and AI
    Intelligent machines and cognitive computing have gone mainstream.
  10. Continuous Performance Management
    A new paradigm for performance measurement and rewards is needed.
  11. Networks and Platforms
    Value streams are replaced with value networks.
  12. Purpose and Values
    Companies start caring about sustainability, transparency, and more.
  13. Diversity and Inclusion
    Fairness and equality are now CEO-level issues worldwide.

There you go!

Now analyze these trends yourself and scrutinize your business model. The exercise may significantly increase your company’s chance of survival.

These 13 major trends were derived from the insightful results offered by the authors and publishers of the following reports:

2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends
Accenture Technology Vision 2017
Boston Consulting Group 12 Forces 2017
Bersin-Deloitte — Predictions for 2017
Mercer Talent Trends 2017 Global Study
PWC CEO 20th Survey Report 2017
Randstad Sourceright 2017 Talent Trends Report
Sodexo 2017 Workplace Trends Report

(photo credit: Grempz)

The post The Ultimate List of 13 Global Workplace Trends appeared first on NOOP.NL.

Categories: Project Management

17 Exciting Startup Events in Europe, 2017

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 08:48

Now that I can legitimately call myself an entrepreneur again, I decided to invest some time and energy (and money) in seeking out European startup events and conferences. Here are the first results of my research.

These are 17 exciting events and conferences for founders, entrepreneurs, and startuppers, which take place in Europe for the rest of this year.

TheNextWeb, 18+19 May, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Pioneers Festival, 1+2 June, Vienna, Austria
Lisbon Investment Summit, 6+7 June, Lisbon, Portugal
EBAN, 7–9 June, Málaga, Spain
Lean Startup Summit, 13+14 June, London, United Kingdom
The Europas, 13 June, London, United Kingdom
Startup Grind Europe, 14 June, London, United Kingdom
Tech Open Air, 11–14 July, Berlin, Germany
ICEIRD, 31 Aug+1 Sep, Thessaloniki, Greece
Pirate Summit, 6+7 Sep, Cologne, Germany
NEXT Conference, 21+22 Sep, Hamburg, Germany
Startup Fest Europe, 25–28 Sep, The Netherlands
HighTech Venture Days, 18+19 Oct, Dresden, Germany
Web Summit, 6–9 Nov, Lisbon, Portugal
Global Entrepreneurship Week, 13–19 Nov, many cities
hub.berlin, 28 Nov, Berlin, Germany
Slush, 30 Nov+1 Dec, Helsinki, Finland

Did I miss any?

If you know of any other startup events scheduled to take place in Europe this year (or early next year), feel free to reach out!

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Categories: Project Management

Own the Future of Management, with Me

Sun, 04/02/2017 - 08:21
Sorry, the deadline has passed. I’m not selling shares at this time.

Since today, I am no longer the only owner of the Management 3.0 business. I have co-owners. Yay!! And you can now join me as a co-owner too.

Management 3.0 is about better management with fewer managers. The ideas and practices help leaders and other change agents with managing for more happiness at work. And the brand was named the leader of the Third Wave of Agile, because of our focus on the entire business, rather than just on development practices and projects. By improving the management of organizations, we hope we are helping to make the world a better place.

As a co-owner of Management 3.0, you support and participate in my adventure. Either passively or actively, you help our team to offer healthy games, tools, and practices to more managers in more organizations.

Since last week, a Foundation owns the Management 3.0 business model and this Foundation has issued virtual shares. The business has grown by more than 40% each year in 2014, 2015, and 2016. In other words, the ownership of shares not only contributes to happier people in healthier organizations. It is also a smart business investment!

Until 1 April 2017, I sell virtual shares (officially: certificates) for EUR 50 per share. On 1 April 2017, I stop selling them for a while. I may continue selling more shares later, but probably at a higher price. And there are more reasons not to wait!

When you buy 10 or more shares before 1 April 2017, I send you a free copy of the book Managing for Happiness, personally signed by me on a unique hand-drawn bookplate.

When you buy 100 or more shares before 1 April 2017, you are entitled to a free one-hour keynote on location (excluding travel and accommodation expenses).

When you buy 1,000 or more shares before 1 April 2017, you gain the status of honored business partner, with special privileges and exclusive access to the team and me.

And everyone who buys shares has a chance to win one of my last eight copies of #Workout, the exclusive Limited Edition. Some people sell it for $2000+ on Amazon.

It is important to known that Management 3.0 is a global brand. I prefer that ownership is distributed across the world. I reserve the right not to sell too many shares to people in the same country. (And yes, it’s first come, first served.)

What are the next steps?

1. Check out my FAQ for all details (read it here);
2. Fill out the application form (APPLY HERE);
3. Sign the simple agreement (I will send it);
4. Pay the share price (information will follow).

I asked the notary and my accountant to make it so simple that it’s five minutes of work and you could be co-owner in one day.

When this simple procedure is complete, we add you to the exclusive list of Management 3.0 owners. You can proudly wear a bragging badge on your website, and the team will inform you about new developments on a regular basis.

Don’t wait too long!

This offer is valid until 1 April 2017. The available shares per country are limited.

OWN THE FUTURE OF MANAGEMENT – APPLY NOW

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Categories: Project Management

Available Soon: Co-ownership of Management 3.0

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 13:20

Exactly one year ago, Management 3.0 was named as the front-runner of “The Third Wave of Agile“.

In 2015, the Management 3.0 workshop licensing business grew by 43%.
In 2016, our team was able to grow the annual revenue by another 45%.

What will happen in 2017?

I’m not sure. But whatever it is, you can own and enjoy the results!

Some people have accused me of being a dictator. Indeed, in the last five years, I have always been the single owner of the Management 3.0 business. But I tried to be a benevolent dictator.

Categories: Project Management