Do you ever take the time to think?
Just a thought...
Are new innovation management technologies depleting the skills set of employees in today’s society?
There are hundreds of people from young generations who can’t even begin to imagine what life was like before complex and innovative technologies of today were invented. Even so much as the Internet has become a necessary tool of everyday living that many can’t do without. It is a feature that is just taken for granted, that provides us with extensive information about an insanely vast amount of topics. But it’s not just the Internet that we are r… continue reading
The McKinsey Global Institute has identified 12 potentially economically disruptive technologies in a new report entitled “Disruptive technologies: advances that will transform life, business and the global economy”. These are mobile internet, automation of knowledge work, internet of things, cloud technology, advanced robotics, autonomous and non-autonomous vehicles, next-generation genomics, energy storage, 3D printing, advanced materials, advanced oil and gas exploration and recovery, and renewable… continue reading
Whilst genuine employee engagement can’t be achieved by top-down edicts, there are nevertheless some leadership behaviours that can really act as an obstacle to it. But what’s this got to do with butter?
Well, imagine tasting a new dish in a restaurant. The description of ingredients on the menu sounds promising: a fresh combination of different yet complementary colours, tastes and textures, infused with an uplifting sauce (ok, jus - it’s a posh restaurant). But when you try it you r… continue reading
Research by the University of Sussex* suggests that one way to be happier at work is to take a proper lunch break away from the desk. In fact, the researchers found that those who reported the most improved levels of happiness were the ones who took a lunch break outdoors (although I’m guessing they didn’t carry out their research on a freezing cold day in January!). So is it surprising to find that, based on other recent research from the BBC**, over 50% of employe… continue reading
Take a moment now to consider life without driving. You would be deprived of a sense of freedom and you may even feel lonely and lost. Blind people are always faced with these emotions as they are restricted in the distances they can travel. A driverless car could be life changing for them and for many other people with disabilities, some of which are listed below;
- Elderly drivers who aren’t confident driving at night
- El… continue reading