Job Crafting And Creating Meaning At Work

Research shows that job crafting can foster engagement, job satisfaction, and resilience. Allowing an employee to influence work scope changes the meaning of that work, and allows them to take ownership of their job.

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Practices For A Deliberately Developmental Organization

What is a Deliberately Developmental Organisations (DDO)? Aligning the organization to people’s motives to grow, means fostering a culture where development is part of the daily practice and routines.

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Written by Onno Geveke, originally published in Medium

Aaron Dignan: Digital Isn’t Software, It’s A Mindset

Aaron Dignan talks through how companies can have the right mindset to thrive in the future: It’s good to have a purpose, a process to support it, the right people, and (most importantly) these need to combined to make products that serve a community larger than any employee or organization.

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Watch 53 min video, published by 99U

Why Company Culture Is Crucial

Dharmesh Shah, co-founder and CTO at the marketing and sales software firm HubSpot, distills the company’s 128-slide presentation on company culture down to its essence, describing it as a business’s “operating system” that lets people do their best work. Shah says entrepreneurs must create a company culture they love, because one will eventually emerge no matter what.

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How To Go From 1 Million To 100 Million

Gary Vaynerchuk builds businesses. Fresh out of college he took his family wine business and grew it from a $3M to a $60M business in just five years. Now he runs VaynerMedia, one of the world’s hottest digital agencies. Along the way he became a prolific angel investor and venture capitalist, investing in companies like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Uber, and Birchbox before eventually co-founding VaynerRSE, a $25M angel fund. Here’s is personal insight on how to grow a business from $1 Million to $100 Million.

1 Min video, published by Gary Vaynerchuk

4 Principles for Building Beautiful Organizations

Tim Leberecht the author of the book “The Business Romantic” argues for designing organizations and workplaces that celebrate authenticity instead of efficiency and questions instead of answers. In this talk he proposes four (admittedly subjective) principles for building beautiful organizations and leading with beauty.

 

Watch 12 Video by Tim Leberecht, published by TED

Radical Candor — The Surprising Secret to Being a Good Boss

Guidance — praise and criticism — is the key to being a good boss and building a great team. This interactive session from Goal Summit 2016 will help you understand why feedback is so hard, and how you can get better at giving it, getting it and encouraging it on your team. Presented by author and advisor to Twitter and Dropbox, Kim Malone Scott.

Watch 22 minute talk by Kim Scott, Co-Founder at Candor, Ex-Googler, published by FreshBooks University

Create A Purpose Driven Workplace

A talk by Adam Smiley on what it takes to create meaning. Very entertaining talk with a strong message about finding meaning at work. Even more entertaining if you watch at 1.5x speed.

Watch 32 minute talk by Adam Smiley Poswolsky, published by Culture Summit

The Religion Of A Human Based Company

Gary Vaynerchuck, founder and CEO of VaynerMedia, believes that the continuity of a great team trumps everything. Just like in sports—a team that has been playing together for a long time usually beats a group of superstars that came together for just a season. And that’s what he aspires to build at his company, a team that’s built to win for decades based on the continuity they have with one another.

Watch 15 min video, published by Gary Vaynerchuck

Elements Of Responsiveness

In the pursuit of adaptivity, companies are decentralizing decision-making and empowering their people with information for increased engagement and continuous learning.

Watch 6 Min Video published by Microsoft