Adaptability isn't just a buzzword; it has transcended the realm of mere desirability; it has become an absolute necessity. In a landscape that constantly shifts and evolves, your ability to adapt is not just a bonus – it's the key to thriving. It's the difference between merely keeping up and being a trailblazer.

Now, you might be wondering, "How do I know if I'm truly adaptable in practice?"

Imagine if your business had a new starter with endless potential, ready to dive into any challenge you throw their way. This isn't just any graduate; it's Generative AI, a technology reshaping the business landscape with its unique capabilities and occasional, well-intentioned missteps.

Embracing the right technology can supercharge our effectiveness and efficiency, turning tasks that used to feel like climbing mountains into a walk in the digital park. However, we'd rather not find ourselves in a situation where the coffee machine holds more sway than the people in the office.

Hold on to your floppy disks (if you can still find them), because amidst this digital circus, it's high time we reminded ourselves that humans are more than just 'Ctrl+C' and 'Ctrl+V' enthusiasts! Let's dive into some of the limitations of technology in the workplace.

Owning a business allowed me to experience a wide range of employee engagement levels. This provided a front-row view into the pain and costs involved with losing employees. Today, I run a small division. We were working on a SWOT analysis and quickly identified losing employees as a major threat. While the impact may be more obvious in smaller organizations, employee turnover affects companies of all sizes. There are several dynamics that lead companies to undervalue current employees. Without a deep understanding of these dynamics, it is difficult for organizations to break this costly cycle.

“There’s one problem with silver bullets: They don’t (often) work” – Dan Cumberland     In my opinion, the current state of agile is entering an interesting phase in that “agile” has become “Agile” (and hence the silver bullet) with the focus more on vendor tools and frameworks without thinking…
In the whirlwind of today's ever-evolving world, change is like that uninvited guest who insists on staying. Whether it's trying to keep up with new technologies, riding the rollercoaster of market shifts, or managing unforeseen crises, one thing is clear: effective leadership through change is a…
   In the realm of product development, understanding the "why" is paramount. It's not just about building what is asked for, but comprehending the goals and outcomes of the initiative. This understanding is crucial for everyone involved, from the product managers to the developers and other…

Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) is an approach that integrates lean and agile principles to manage portfolios comprising projects, initiatives, and investments. As organizations seek agility at a larger scale, LPM presents an avenue to refine strategic planning, funding, and resource allocation.

Every organization is unique, and agility doesn't come with a one-size-fits-all manual. To assist the journey, the Business Agility Institute and ICAgile have co-developed guiding principles for Lean Portfolio Management. This article offers a deep dive into those principles...

   ‘Micro-credential’ is fast becoming a ubiquitous buzzword not only in the education industry but in corporate and government sectors as well. To some it’s being sold as the saviour to every capability problem ever created, to others it’s seen as just more of the same old learning “repackaged…
      In recent months, the term “quiet quitting” has entered the cultural lexicon, striking fear into the hearts of managers and leaders everywhere. On the surface, the concept seems straightforward: employees doing only the bare minimum required of them, disengaging from going “above and beyond…
      In the rapidly evolving business landscape, organisations face a pressing challenge: bridging the skills gap in their workforce. The skills gap, a disparity between employees' skills and those required for their roles, is widening due to technological advancements, market shifts, and changing…
In today's dynamic and globalised job market, the concept of a "career portfolio" is more relevant than ever. This term, originally coined by Charles Handy in the 1990s, has evolved to represent a collection of one's diverse skills, experiences, and roles. It's a powerful tool that allows…
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