Hope as the leadership competence for a growth culture

Is hope the driving competence that energises everything else?  Or, when we lose hope for improvement in the future do we then unconsciously put aside this opportunity? I run into this question during executive workshops where I notice that some participants indicate towards the end that they think it’s great, but nothing is going toContinue reading Hope as the leadership competence for a growth culture

Slow down to accelerate innovation with the ecosystem

In times of ever-accelerating innovation, executives no longer seem to know where to start. Has the future already caught up with these organisations and is rushing to implement new technology such as digital twins, spacial computing, artificial intelligence or the metaverse what will give organisations an edge? Or is it urgent to step back andContinue reading “Slow down to accelerate innovation with the ecosystem”

Bridging Learning Ecosystems and E-coaching for Mastery (Part-2)

The human coach becomes the coachee of an artificial coach. It sounds futuristic and for many perhaps frightening, yet it is increasingly becoming a reality. Looking back at the evolution of e-coaching, I see increasing opportunities for organisations that are already looking at the benefits e-coaching has to offer. These organisations are not only lookingContinue reading “Bridging Learning Ecosystems and E-coaching for Mastery (Part-2)”

Learning ecosystems as a remedy to a global recession?

With a global recession looming, executives are seeking refuge in cost-cutting, with learning as one of the first items on the agenda. Yet, it is precisely in times like these that organisations must prepare and be ready to respond nimble to the challenges ahead. Investing in learning is one of the most effective things leadersContinue reading “Learning ecosystems as a remedy to a global recession?”

The Metaverse as inspiration for the Learning Economy

Metaverse may be hype to many, but this creator economy is inspiring learning. Not just for gamers and youngsters on TikTok, but also for more and more adult learners. Organisations that consciously use creator tools to unlock the untapped knowledge potential of their employees will have an edge. Now that these strategies are easier thanContinue reading “The Metaverse as inspiration for the Learning Economy”

Coding or dancing what does it matter for future employability.

Guest blog by Farah Van Bulck It may sound strange when I say that you might equally prepare your children for the future by sending them to dance classes or code camp.   Why do I say that? From experience as a dancer who started dancing when I was four and went to a CoderDojo whenContinue reading “Coding or dancing what does it matter for future employability.”

Are digital skills overrated to thrive in the future?

The debate surrounding the digital skills gap has accelerated in recent years. However, depending on how the digital divide is perceived and which drivers are leading the debate, our focus might take a different direction. Only when we understand this and speak the same language we can propose solutions. And, those might have nothing toContinue reading “Are digital skills overrated to thrive in the future?”

The Metaverse is the end of HRTech, EdTech and MarkTech

Metaverse and Phygital have suddenly become a hype in recent months. Rightly so, because they open doors to the learning organisations that already see the future at a higher level. However, the use of technology to bridge the digital world and the physical world is nothing new, yet we see that the pandemic was aContinue reading “The Metaverse is the end of HRTech, EdTech and MarkTech”

Gig-workers provide cross-fertilisation of knowledge in the larger ecosystem. 

A job for life is one of the last things millennials and Generation Z are looking for. Today’s youth want to see their own values and standards reflected in their work. As well as young people largely redrawing the future of work, we are seeing the ever-growing freelance and gig economy having an ever –Continue reading “Gig-workers provide cross-fertilisation of knowledge in the larger ecosystem. ”

Reverse Engineering for the Value Driven Learning Organisation

Intelligent collaboration in a human and machine symbiosis is what enables us to thrive in a world of ever accelerating change. This is the starting point of the learning organisations I describe in my latest book The LearnScape.  For business leaders, it’s becoming increasingly urgent to align both employees and organisational strategy with the expectationsContinue reading “Reverse Engineering for the Value Driven Learning Organisation”