Over the past few months I’ve written some articles for Forbes which have received a lot of attention, far more than I could have ever expected. All three articles were about the future of work and explored what the future employee, manager, and company are going to look like from a high level. I wanted to share some of that here and encourage you to take a look at the full articles over on Forbes.
The Future Employee
We are seeing dramatic changes in the way we work are being fueled by new behaviors and new technologies. Along with a set of new expectations and views around work the future employee is going to have to possess five qualities.
- Ability to embrace change
- Having a voice within the company
- Being autonomous
- Sharing and helping others
- Filtering and focusing
You can read the full post on the 5 Must-Have Qualities of the Modern Employee on Forbes
The Future Manager
As the world of work continues to change so do the qualities and characteristics of the managers who are going to be leading our companies. This means that just because managers were successful in the past doesn’t mean they will be successful in the future. When it comes to evolving the way we work managers need to possess five qualities to help their organizations evolve and succeed in the future of work.
- Follow from the front
- Understand technology
- Lead by example
- Embrace vulnerability
- Belief in sharing
You can read the full post on the 5 Must-Have Qualities of the Modern Manager on Forbes
The Future Organization
Companies themselves need to evolve and change so that they can not only attract and retain top talent, but so that they can continue to exist and thrive in the future. Here are my 5 must have qualities of the modern company.
- Supports flexible work
- Operates like a small company
- Prioritizes “want” vs “need”
- Focused on the voice of the employee
- Adapts to change faster
You can read the full post on the 5 Must-Have Qualities of the Modern Company on Forbes