How Our Work Aligns and Why it Matters?
Individuals, teams, departments and organizations must embrace the following in order to thrive and excel on ‘The Age of Disruption – The New World of Work.’
We are in a brawl with few rules, where the fast, adaptive, and agile will expunge the slow, over-thinking, and complacent. In the past, change was episodic, transient, and gradual; now, change is constant as business, technology, and society itself continue to evolve at an unprecedented pace that will only accelerate. Ideas, speed, talent, distinction and leadership are keys to winning in The Age of Disruption – The New World of Work.
Individuals, teams, and organizations that fail to develop a distinct ‘brand’ and separate themselves from the pack in this New World of Work will find themselves vulnerable, uncomfortable, and at the mercy of other people, events, or the competition. The white waters of change are unnerving for many. But the fact is they will only become more turbulent. For organizations and employees who are unprepared, the future will be devastating.
For individuals, say hello to the age of self-determination. The days of 25-35 years with one employer and a gold watch retirement are long gone. The era of ‘entitlement’ is history. Today it is about your ability to effectively answer the 4 questions listed below (Blue Box). You are CEO of your life, career and destiny. In this New World of Work, it is about an insatiable appetite to develop distinctive skills and competencies, learning something new every single day, and being able to demonstrate that you bring exceptional value to your team or organization. Complacency, arrogance, ego, lack of urgency and resisting change are the roads to ruin.
What will it take for a team or department to avoid the possibility of being ‘outsourced’ or eliminated? Staying competitive, streamlined, flexible, and innovative is paramount in the New World of Work. Teams and departments are coming under intense scrutiny. Can the work be done faster, cheaper and better on the outside? Savvy leaders know they must In today's commoditized surplus economy, where customers and employers have more choices than ever, what will it take to ensure your products and services are scintillating and memorable? As an individual, what are you doing to secure your position in the New World of Work? Distinct or extinct – the choice is yours. Learn how to awaken the whatever it takes attitude, belief, resolve, perseverance, confidence, determination, drive and creativity to achieve what matters most to you, your team and your organization.
It's about maintaining a competitive edge amidst the chaos. It's about achieving success when the stakes are high and ever-changing. Do you know what it will take? Are you ready for the dramatic changes taking place in the New World of Work?