• 4 Tips for Enterprises to Think like a Startup

    Written by: Tony Scherba | January 21, 2016

    In the early 2000s, before the iPod, the digital music landscape was a new frontier. Most people thought Sony would emerge as its king. After all, Sony already had an established music division, as well as the Walkman; the of its day. But in 2001, a smaller, more nimble company with an entrepreneurial mindset took […] Read moreRead More»

  • How to Survive, Navigate and Master Organizational Politics

    Written by: Irene McConnell | January 21, 2016

    As a , I work with clients who are in the market for new opportunities. And part and parcel to that work is understanding the story behind why they’re looking for a new job. Often, it’s simply time for a change: they’ve been in a role or with a company for while, and it’s time […] Read moreRead More»

  • #SocialLeader Recap: “Meaning Makers: How do Social Leaders Help Employees Do Work That Matters”

    Written by: Lauren Kirkpatrick | January 20, 2016

    It’s time for some tough, honest questions. Does your work give you meaning? Do you look forward to going to work every day? Do you know your purpose in the workplace? … Read More»

  • Don’t Overlook the Well-Rounded Employee

    Written by: Ed Pierce | January 20, 2016

    When working with my HR teams or reviewing job listings, I’ve noticed a trend where each role seemed to require such specialized, specific experience that candidates are often not entertained because they are not the exact puzzle piece that would fit into a “complex” matrix-ed organization; the concept of a well-rounded employee isn’t even thought […] Read moreRead More»

  • 4 Essential Changes for Current Workplace Challenges

    Written by: Beth Zoller | January 19, 2016

    Times have changed: same-sex marriage is now legal, workplaces are becoming increasingly inclusive, and the government has begun cracking down on employees who are classified as independent contractors. As 2016 gets underway, legal, cultural and societal changes have had a tremendous impact on the workplace and caused organizations to reevaluate their policies and practices. It’s a new era for leaders and how they manage their employees…. Read More»

  • Why Your Employees Don’t Trust You: What to Do About it?

    Written by: David Penglase | January 19, 2016

    Most people readily understand that trust (or lack thereof) will potentially impact every measure of success in our professional and personal lives. It’s relatively easy to understand the impact of a lack of trust between customers and any business. If customers don’t trust a brand, or a salesperson, because of a poor customer experience or […] Read moreRead More»

  • Adding a Kaleidoscope to Customer Service

    Written by: Chip Bell | January 18, 2016

    The beautiful new Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel on the waterfront in downtown Vancouver, BC was truly enchanting. My guest room had a spectacular panoramic 21st floor view of the Salish Sea. But, the best feature was displayed on the high tech, industrial strength work desk — a circular box of Pick-Up-Sticks, an antique yoyo in […] Read moreRead More»

  • Meaning Makers: How Social Leaders Help Employees Do Work That Matters

    Written by: Lauren Kirkpatrick | January 17, 2016

    Do you know your purpose in the workplace? Does your team have a sense of purpose? If you answered ‘I don’t know’ to either of these questions then it might be time for a workplace revolution. … Read More»

  • Why You Should Start Taking Risks INFOGRAPHIC

    Written by: Lauren Kirkpatrick | January 15, 2016

    We talk a lot about Rebellious Leaders here at Switch & Shift, and have had endless discussions with our colleagues about the need for more heretical, bold leadership. We understand that in order for organizations to truly change, to become more human and create more positive work cultures, leaders and employees are going to have to take more risks…. Read More»

  • Kingonomics: Social Actions and Rates of Return Are Connected

    Written by: Vincent Molinari | January 14, 2016

    Corporate social responsibility has grown up; it has evolved from young, green initiatives into forward-thinking adulthood. With this growth comes a new economic ideal: Kingonomics. What Martin Luther King Jr. inspired when he spoke about his dream is still incredibly relevant, especially in business. The mission of Kingonomics, as Rodney Sampson puts it, is to […] Read moreRead More»

  • There’s a more human way to do business.

    In the Social Age, it’s how we engage with customers, collaborators and strategic partners that matters; it’s how we create workplace optimism that sets us apart; it’s how we recruit, retain (and repel) employees that becomes our differentiator. This isn’t a “people first, profits second” movement, but a “profits as a direct result of putting people first” movement.

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