DJ/CO

DJ/CO

The Anthropology of Work

Post-Boomer

What is Leadership Today?

Today my new book- The Fifth Age of Work– has finally arrived.  In the book I outline the various points of convergence between the growing world of freelancers and small businesses, on the one hand, and a rapidly transforming corporate world, on the other.  For firms interested in thriving in[…]

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After Corporate Culture

Since the early 1980s the business world has enthusiastically embraced the concept of culture as a way to understand and manage the “soft stuff” of organizations.  Initiated in the popular press by Tom Peters and Robert Wasserman in their book, In Search of Excellence, and in the academic press by[…]

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Is Your Company Y-Positive?

Is your company Y-Positive?  If you can answer yes to at least 4 of the following 10 questions, it might be… 1. Does your company have collaborative spaces on campus where employees can work in groups (outside the cubicles)? 2. Are employees allowed to work some or all of the[…]

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The Cloud @ Work

Welcome to R.O.W.E… Now, go home! Yes, that’s right, if you work on a ROWE team, the first thing you will do is pack up your things and go home. About 8 years ago, Best Buy began experimenting with ‘extreme telecommuting’ at their HQ in Minneapolis.  They introduced ROWE- Results[…]

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The Four Hour Leader

Over the course of the past several years, Tim Ferriss has successfully cultivated a personal brand around the idea of the Four Hour Work Week.  His thesis, that it is entirely possible for people to create whole and complete lives by fundamentally rethinking how they use their time and what[…]

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After LinkedIn

While I’ve not conducted scientific research on the subject, I’m more or less sure that LinkedIn is a Baby Boomer thing.  Maybe Gen X too, but not Gen Y or Gen C. Resumes.  Networking.  Career “connections” (vs. social connections). “I used to be the Sr. VP of Marketing and Sales[…]

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