Run for your lives! The Devices are coming!

Cyberman: Daleks and Cybermen; together we can upgrade the universe. Dalek: You propose an alliance? Cyberman: That is correct. Dalek: Request denied! (Dr. Who TV Series, Doomsday) So, here is my no-brainer statement for (rest of) the year. The devices are becoming omnipresent. First it was mobiles, now eReaders and wearable-tech are threatening to take … Continue reading Run for your lives! The Devices are coming!

We are what we read (or rather – a defense of fiction)

As we rolled out the all-new version of the Kwench Library in the Kwench Employee Engagement Platform over the weekend, I got thinking about the reading preferences of people. On kwench we have over 300k users who love to read all kinds of books. The dashboards offer an unparalleled insight into what "Corporate India" likes … Continue reading We are what we read (or rather – a defense of fiction)

Week #35[Book of the Week] Jumping the S-Curve: How to beat the growth cycle, get on top, and stay there

Jumping the S-Curve, reveals how the to companies get to where they are and more importantly, how they stay there. Authors, Paul Nunes and Tim Breene build on extensive research they carried out over several years, to show how successful companies successfully navigate the S-curve(s) of business success. In the book they point out the … Continue reading Week #35[Book of the Week] Jumping the S-Curve: How to beat the growth cycle, get on top, and stay there

Week #34 [Book of the Week] Fully Charged

Fully Charged is a book that explores the concept of Organizational Energy (OE) and its significance in keeping employees engaged, alert and focused on organizational objectives. So here is the Long Story Short: The authors provide a guide on how to accurately measure your company's energy state using the "Organizational Energy Matrix" along two axes … Continue reading Week #34 [Book of the Week] Fully Charged

[Video] The Lying Org-Chart

We have a new video up on the kwenchEngage! YouTube channel called "The Lying Org-Chart".  Take a look. A quick introduction to the power of Social Networks within organizations and how it can be unleashed to achieve better collaboration and also increase employee engagement. References for content used in the video: "How Org Charts Lie", … Continue reading [Video] The Lying Org-Chart

Week#6: [Book of the Week] Happiness at Work

'The Art of Happiness at Work' written by HH the Dalai Lama and David Cutler, released in 1998 explored questions like "Where does work fit in to our overall quest for happiness?" and "To what degree does work satisfaction affect our overall life satisfaction and happiness?" The book was deeply rooted in Buddhist principles, especially … Continue reading Week#6: [Book of the Week] Happiness at Work

Social Reading: The secret driver for innovation

“The most important reason for going from one place to another is to see what's in between, and they took great pleasure in doing just that.” ― Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth Social Reading as a concept is arguably almost as old as the printed book. Once books didn't cost an arm and a leg, … Continue reading Social Reading: The secret driver for innovation