Road Wage – Calling in Sick (of Commuting)

Today's cartoon highlights a finding from our latest survey regarding American workers who commute - 4% of whom indicate they've called in sick in order to avoid the rigors of their commute.  For many more survey respondents (48%), their commute has a significant impact on their job satisfaction. So what are employers supposed to do … Continue reading Road Wage – Calling in Sick (of Commuting)

Management Speak in the Post-Digital Age

At a recent board meeting of our advisers, we had a lively discussion about the role that workplace vernacular plays in the effective functioning of organizations.  Many expressions used in contemporary organizations have their roots in hierarchical models that may not be relevant in the highly networked world.  Sports and combat analogies depict the workplace … Continue reading Management Speak in the Post-Digital Age

If Charlie Sheen can do it, you can too…

Today's guest blog post is submitted by our board member, John Hollon, Vice President for Editorial of TLNT.com.  In a dramatic recent example of candidate sourcing via social media channels, Charlie Sheen sent out a tweet to get a social media intern and within 24 hours had 90,000 applications.  On a more serious note, per … Continue reading If Charlie Sheen can do it, you can too…

Post-digital Health Leadership: Challenge and Capacity

Our board member, Dr. Tim Porter-O’Grady, contributed today's guest blog post regarding the importance of evidence (data)-driven decision making and service delivery to achieving the effective transformation of our healthcare organizations. Recently, Michael Porter and colleagues have refocused our attention on the central attributes of a successful health system (1). Within the context of a … Continue reading Post-digital Health Leadership: Challenge and Capacity