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The Gen Z Effect and the Future of Business with Author Tom Koulopoulos

Posted by Pierre Khawand on Fri, Dec 19, 2014 @ 04:28 PM

Lunch & Learn Webinar - The Gen Z Effect and the Future of Business with Author Tom Koulopoulos

Thursday, February 5, 2015 from 12:00-12:40 PM PST Please enjoy the recording of this past webinar.

Tom Koulopoulos The Gen Z EffectGen Z is not just the latest generation but rather a distinct set of behaviors that are going to change business in ways we are just beginning to understand. Join Tom as he shares the ground-breaking research and insights from his latest book, The Gen Z Effect: The Six Forces Shaping the Future of Business.

Key takeaways

  • How the world's changing demographics are going to impact every economic and social institution

  • The unimagined scale and effect of Hyperconnectivity

  • Turning the world into your classroom

  • The shift from Affluence to Influence

  • The bright side of hacking

Praise for The Gen Z Effect by Tom Koulopoulos and Dan Keldsen

"For years, I have experienced enterprises losing the wisdom of generations because of generational divides. This book offers hope and prescription for stemming that loss. It comes at a critical time in the evolution of organizations."

-Jim Champy, author of Reengineering the Corporation

"Working with some of the world's largest retailers I see first hand how critical it is to understand and integrate The Gen Z Effect into an organization's strategy for growth. Tom and Dan provide a clear view of the disruptive force that Gen Z is already having on our businesses and our world, as well as the sort of future we can all look forward to."

-Stephanie Fischer, president & CEO of the Global Retail Marketing Association

About the presenter

Tom Koulopoulos is acknowledged as one of the industry’s leading futurists. He is the author of ten books and founder of Delphi Group, a 20-year-old Boston-based think tank, which was named one of the fastest growing private companies in the US by Inc. Magazine. Delphi provides advice on innovation practices and methods to Global 2000 organizations and government agencies. Tom is also a columnist for Inc.com, an adjunct professor at Boston University Graduate School of Management, an Executive in Residence at Bentley University, the past Executive Director of the Babson College Center for Business Innovation, and past Executive Director of the Perot Systems Innovation Lab, which was acquired in 2009 by Dell Computer.
Named one of the industry’s most influential consultants by InformationWeek magazine, his articles and market insights appear frequently in national and international print and broadcast media such as BusinessWeek, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The Economist, CNBC, CNN and NPR. Geoff James of CBS Interactive Media called Tom “one of the truly deep thinkers in the arena of technology and culture.” Forbes.com named Tom one of its Business Visionaries with “an incisive view of world trade.”
Mr. Koulopoulos’ ten books include his most recent, The Gen Z Effect; Cloud Surfing; The Innovation Zone; and Corporate Instinct.
His work has been praised by luminaries such as Peter Drucker and Tom Peters who called his writing “a brilliant vision of where we must take our enterprises to survive and thrive.” And according to the late Peter Drucker, Tom’s writing “makes you question not only the way you run your business but the way you run yourself.”

Topics: generations in the workplace, business results, Lunch & Learn Webinars, management, leadership

Effective Strategies to Manage Conflict at Work

Posted by Pierre Khawand on Thu, May 01, 2014 @ 12:15 PM

Lunch & Learn Webinar - Effective Strategies to Manage Conflict at Work

Thursday, June 5, 2014 from 12:00-12:40 PM Pacific Time Please enjoy the recording of this past webinar.

Lorraine Segal

Unresolved conflict can affect productivity and satisfaction at work. While it is human to have disagreements, effective communication skills can turn these into opportunities to deepen mutual understanding, solve problems creatively, and co-exist peacefully. Lorraine will introduce some essential conflict management skills, including:
  • Understanding conflict and its sources.

  • Positive strategies for effective communication to resolve/avoid conflict.

  • A 15-second technique to cool down conflict which you can use at any time.

About the presenter

Lorraine Segal is a communication and forgiveness specialist, a certified conflict management coach, and trainer through her business, ConflictRemedy.com. She teaches these skills at Sonoma State University and St. Joseph Health LifeLearning Center. For more information about Lorraine’s coaching, mediation, and training services, please visit her website/blog at www.ConflictRemedy.com, e-mail her at lorraine@conflictremedy.com or call her at (707) 236-8079.

Topics: generations in the workplace, human resources, Lunch & Learn Webinar, Lunch & Learn Webinars, management, collaboration, team work, leadership

Lunch and Learn Webinar: Leveraging Mobile Work to Engage Your Employees

Posted by Pierre Khawand on Thu, Feb 07, 2013 @ 12:05 PM

Complimentary Lunch & Learn Webinar: Leveraging Mobile Work to Engage Your Employees

Thursday, March 7, 2013 from 12:00-12:40 PM Pacific Time

Space is limited.

Reserve your webinar seat now!

Pi Wen 100x100James Ware 100x100This session is for anyone who manages Gen Y workers and remote workers, IT professionals who are involved with mobile technology, and knowledge workers who work on-the-go. Past research on mobile workforce has focused on either the technology needs of mobile workers or the challenges of managing a virtual workforce. This Mobile Workforce Survey is the first ever to take an integrated look at both the hardware needs of mobile workers (e.g., mobile devices) and the factors that impact their engagement and personal views about mobile or remote work.

Join Dr. Pi Wen Looi, Founder and Principal of Novacrea Research Consulting and Dr. James Ware, Director of The Future of Work… unlimited, as they present their latest Mobile Workforce Survey findings and share ideas on how you could use these insights to engage your mobile workers.

Key takeaways

  • How and where knowledge workers are getting their work done today

  • What tools they use to be productive

  • How their mobility is affecting their work and their professional and personal relationships

  • Tips for managing and engaging remote workers.

About the presenters

Pi Wen Looi, Ph.D., is the founder and principal of Novacrea Research Consulting. Novacrea helps busy HR leaders and executives increase employee engagement and improve business results. With Novacrea's end-to-end employee survey solution, you get valid employee feedback, in-depth analysis, and organized survey results. Our survey reports enable you to see subgroup performance at a glance, spot trends immediately, and quickly identify areas of strength. Let us worry about your employee survey while you focus your energy on improving your employee performance, operations, and business results. For more information, please visit www.NovacreaResearch.com.

James A. Ware, Ph.D., is the Executive Director of The Future of Work… unlimited, a research and advisory firm with a single mission: bringing the future to work. We offer guidance in creating compelling pictures of the future and designing pathways for getting there. We bring decades of experience in strategic thinking, business case analysis, and change leadership to organizations seeking to make a difference for customers, employees, shareholders, and the community at large. We track and translate the changing nature of work so senior executives can build organizations that leverage people, attract talent, and save money. For more information, please visit www.thefutureofwork.net.

Hope you will be able to join us!

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Topics: generations in the workplace, virtual teams, generations, Technology, business results, productivity, Lunch & Learn Webinar, Lunch & Learn Webinars, management, webinar, webinars

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