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Technology and globalization are affecting us more than we think they are, especially at work. How we work, when we work and even whom we work with are changing. Below are 16 clues that prove that the future of our work world has been changing steadily and ways you can be ready for what’s next. […]

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storytelling

I recently attended Toronto’s Mesh Conference, where I shared a meal with the co-author of Storyscaping, Darren “Daz” McColl. It got me thinking a lot about how the role of storytelling helps us transform behaviour. At the end of the day, I’m in the business of cultural and behavioural transformation. WORKshift improves employee engagement, optimizes […]

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Workshifting gear

In a recent blog, I looked at the challenges of working on the move. So often, workshifting seems like the perfect solution. You can work around dropping the kids off at school, get to an event in a different city, save money on a long-term office space or just cut out the dreaded commute. It […]

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A Canadian Workshifting Case Study

A Canadian Workshifting Case Study

Posted by on 31 December 2013

Workshifting is often touted as a way to attract talented employees, but it can be so much more than that. It can actually help your employees provide better service to customers – even in unexpected ways. Take Alberta-based ATB Financial, for example, whom we talked to at the launch of WORKshift Canada in Halifax. In […]

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TakingBreaksAtWork

Want to be more productive? Work less. As paradoxical as that may sound, taking breaks is better for both you and your business. Numerous studies have shown that investing time in yourself – rather than just work – can pay off big. Spending extra time with family and friends, for example, is worth more than […]

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FutureofWork2

Today, we have a guest post from Connie Chan. Connie is the principal of Chess Media Group, a management consulting and strategic advisory firm. Chess works with some of the world’s largest and most forward-thinking companies on future of work and collaboration initiatives. Clients include companies such as Safeway, Sodexo, Lenovo, Franklin Templeton Investments, Lowe’s Home Improvement […]

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TheWorkTalkShow

With more than 20 years of marketing and business leadership experience, Tim Hayden has been a founding member of new ventures (NION Interactive, GamePlan, 44Doors) and a catalyst for change in some of the world’s largest brands (Dell, Bacardi, AMD and others). Among Tim’s many specialties is an expertise on mobile technology. As you can […]

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TheWorkTalkShow

How awesome is Mitch Joel? Awesome enough to stop by The Work Talk Show virtual studios for the second time in less than a year. This time, the Twist Image president and Six Pixels of Separation blogger and podcast host was here to talk about his newly released book, Ctrl Alt Delete. The book is about […]

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I’m a hacker, entrepreneur and show host on Discovery’s Revision3. I’ve also been blessed with the ultimate workplace freedom. Since starting my show Hak5 in 2005 I’ve been an avid traveler. In 2010 I embarked on a month-long, one-way motorcycle trip west, dubbed Hack Across America. It was a blast zigzagging across the nation visiting […]

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workshifting backpack

In a about a week, I’ll be leaving the sunny California coast for the entire summer with my wife and 2 kids to experience western Europe for the first time. We fly into London and will be taking 10 weeks to travel through Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, France and Italy. Since we are traveling so far and […]

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