“Employee disengagement is an epidemic of epic proportions,” says Tim Eisenhauer, Co-founder of Axero Solutions and author of the newly released ‘Who the Hell Wants to Work for You: Mastering Employee Engagement’. MARGINALIA speaks with Eisenhauer to explore his new book and what organisations can do to improve engagement.
Everyone deserves a fantastic workplace, that enables meaningful work and enjoyable experiences. But what does a stimulating workplace look like? How can organisations create an uplifting place for their people to succeed? MARGINALIA speaks with author Neil Usher, who has just released his new book ‘The Elemental Workplace’, to explore what type of workplace contributes to employees’ sense of self-worth and wellbeing, and therefore benefits the organisation too.
In ‘The Strengths Book’, author Sally Bibb explores and explains why strengths matter at work, as opposed to weaknesses. In this interview, Bibb tells MARGINALIA how and why deepening your understanding of your strengths can lead to lasting performance improvement, fulfilment and engagement.
The annual internal communication conference from CIPR Inside returns on 1 November 2017, in London, and the theme is ‘Making it Count’. MARGINALIA spoke with Chair, Jenni Field, who offers a sneak peek of what to expect from the event. Field also shares some key findings from the CIPR Inside first ever research around the value that internal communications can bring to the organisation.
In her new book, ‘Embracing Progress’, Sophie Wade enthusiastically supports adaptation and advancement, providing readers with practical guidance on how to prepare for the future of work. MARGINALIA spoke with Wade to discuss the key priorities that organisations and individuals should focus on to make meaningful progress.
Machines are becoming embedded in every area of business, enhancing many operational processes. So what’s going to help people stay relevant at work? According to University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professor, Ed Hess, “the quality of the human component of the organisation” is very much needed. MARGINALIA spoke with Hess to discuss his new book, Humility Is the New Smart.
What’s the link between the intranet ‘now’ and the future of work? Learn more from Intranet Now conference founder, Wedge Black. In this interview, he describes the latest developments in the intranet industry and shares valuable intranet lessons and stories with MARGINALIA. Readers are of course encouraged to get involved in his fourth event — the largest intranet conference in the UK — Intranet Now 2017 will take place on 5th October in London.
There’s a myth that some people are ‘creative types’ while others are not. Rob Eastaway, author of ‘Any Ideas?’, argues that everyone has valuable ideas all the time. In this interview, Eastaway explains the importance of creative problem-solving for the future of work. Everyone can be creative, given the right conditions.
Jacob Morgan, author of ‘The Employee Experience Advantage’ (the sequel to ‘The Future of Work’), has spent the last two years researching how organisations move beyond employee engagement tactics.
Gloria Lombardi interviews Ana Neves, the founder of Social Now, who shares insights on enterprise collaboration tools and practices. Neves also invites MARGINALIA readers to attend her conference in Lisbon in May for two days of digital ways of working expertise.
Gloria Lombardi interviews Paolo Tosolini who will speak at the IntraTeam Event Copenhagen 2017 about the use and benefits of immersive technology inside the workplace. VR and AR have the potential to create engaging internal communications through immersive storytelling.
In today’s transparent, social saturated world, employee brand ambassadors are more powerful than ever. Leadership and communication skills are crucial to engaging employees and, through them, consumers. A recent event by Ketchum Change, in partnership with The Employee Engagement Alliance, explored the latest Ketchum Leadership Communication Monitor research – a global study that looks in depth at the specific attributes of successful leaders and leading corporations.
The value of corporate memory has never been in doubt, but how can it be nurtured and retained during a time of exponential technological change? Especially when employees change roles frequently, and contractors come and go. Elisa Steele, CEO of Jive, spoke about these challenges at a breakfast event in London, to shed light on how to ensure that memory does not walk out of the door when employees leave.
A recent event – “The Robots are coming: The future of work”- at the South Bank Centre brought together a panel of experts on robotics and artificial intelligence to debate what awaits our working lives in the near future. Gloria Lombardi was there to explore the topic and report on the talk.