Articles – Koen’s view
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Many universities and colleges are still educating international management as if the change in the work style of the Covid era did not happen. Our student entrepreneurs deserve a better base to manage their teams and companies when starting their careers.
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As I studied digital nomads for several years, and still get questions on my location independent lifestyle. Here are some answers.
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Remote work has become widespread. Working independently means working on your own with little supervision. How do you deal with that?
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Focus on the right work is an essential skill we must obtain as an information worker in a hybrid/remote async work environment.
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Is the way we do note-taking during meetings killing the meeting itself? Our synchronous times are valuable. Time to go (lap-)topless?
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Meeting-free days are an easy to achieve first step in creating a high-performance, async-first work organization.
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Hybrid and remote work only solve the war on talent partially. Job Crafting might be another tool in the arsenal of the agile company.
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When employers are afraid to fire underperformers, they risk having quiet quitters in the team. We call it Quiet Quitting when colleagues are delivering just enough work, negatively affecting other staff's engagement.
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Remote? Hybrid? Third workplace? They're here to stay, but it's a change for most organizations.
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Last week, a few hundred people participated in person and via video stream to launch my new book: Thuisvoordeel. The first feedback also showed the need to think about our organizations in hybrid and asynchronous terms.
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The past year has been at the least an experiment in organizations’ ability to adjust to ever-changing restrictions and how they interact with customers. Being able to have face-to-face interaction while optimizing the flexibility of remote…