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Future of Work - Positive Social Culture / Open Business / Abundance Mindset

Social Business - The Future of Work Series Part 9 of 11. The Future of Work is enabled by a Positive Social Culture designed for Open Business on an Abundance Mindset. In traditional hierarchical or one enterprise structures, deficit thinking is often the pervading mindset. But in a true OPEN Social Business, the Positive Culture and social practice is built on the Principles of Abundance - of Open Business.  Read more...

How Co-creating Personal Brands Builds Value for Dell

This Primp Your Profile post by Brittany Podolak in the Direct2Dell Community explains an important concept which still causes angst among many business people with whom we discuss the benefits of their employees being "on social". The angst is the fear of their people being poached. It starts from a fear of their employees even just being on Linkedin and spreads to the fear of their employees having a "personal brand" which might make them more attractive to other employers. The positive concept is that a positive perception of your employees on social creates value for both the employees and the organisationRead more...

How Virtual Reality Killed Physical Legacy Retail in Australia

Oculus VR LogoWhat is it about Facebook buying Oculus that really sets your hairs tingling on the back of your neck? Perhaps nothing! But for me it is the realization that one of the smartest and most operationally excellent companies on the planet - Facebook - has something figured out and I don't have a clue! So here's my guess. And the news for sleepy legacy retail, as one example of the impact, is not good. And where to most easily find sleepy legacy retail than Australia - so here is where it is going to hurt, in a big way. Here's why I think so. Read more...