Speed-dating for new employees, farewell conversations and real-time feedback tools – after spending just a few minutes with Iris, one thing is certain: she is doing a lot of work at Shopgate and must be working as fast as she speaks. Strategic Feel-Good Management can have many advantages for employees, supervisors and business management executives. Continue reading #17 Feel-Good Management: a new way of motivating employees
How are valuable results achieved quickly and without ‘detours‘? How can customers, agency employees and freelancers be included? And how can the value of creative work be determined? Granyon, a digital agency, has been searching for new answers to these questions since 2016. We meet with the CEO in Copenhagen. Continue reading #14 Stop the advertising bullshit
Faster, increasingly interconnected and more and more complex. Edmonia Baker understands these challenges – and Danish businesses. As a futurist, she advises start-ups, corporations and organisations on how to prepare for these trends. The core competency required is called hyper-agility. Continue reading #13 Work in the age of hyper-agility
Camellia Xueyi YANG is 29 years old. She grew up in China and studied in Nice. Â In France, she worked as an analyst with Accenture, in Germany she worked for a company specializing in travel technology called Amadeus. Today she is a UX Developer at Booking.com in Amsterdam. We asked this globetrotting professional 10 questions about the topic of work. Continue reading #11 My skills are my future
At the first ever Agency Barcamp focusing on the topic of New Work, which took place in Frankfurt in early May, approximately 50 agency managers engaged in discussions on the meaning of New Work. What questions do agency owners and HR people have about this topic? We summarize below. Continue reading #9 How to ensure your agency team is ready for the future?
First class work based on collaboration: a result that is more than just the sum of individual expertise. That is the goal of team work. But how can this be achieved when team members are often only connected with one another digitally? We discover the answer during a Skype call with an expert in the field. Continue reading #7 Team work in the digital age
Johannes Kleske is a strategic advisor and futurologist from Berlin. His company, Third Wave, advises businesses across all of Europe on topics surrounding the digital transformation. The challenges within the communications and advertising industry are familiar to him, particularly since he used to be employed by Razorfish, a digital agency. As he confided in us during our Skype conversation, Johannes is skeptical about the developments of the future. His three most important propositions are summarized below. Continue reading #4 Three propositions about digital creative work