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Corporate Rebels on Change Management
Change Management As A Soft Skill
In case you didn't know, change management is an important skill in organizations. After all, change is all around us, and it's never going to stop. Here are some key steps to implement change…
Rewriting The Future Of Work: 8 Movements To Watch
It’s time for a change: a change in the way we work. That should be clear by now. Many corporate rebels, thinkers and writers join us in that vision. But
Corporate Rebels on Company Culture
From Quiet to Conscious Quitting: Should You Stay or Should You Go? -…
Written by Marc-Peter Pijper April 15, 2023 Are my twin 9-year-old daughters old enough for an iPhone? Their argument i
A Radical Change We Don't Regret
Putting employees first, customers second, and shareholders last definitely sounds odd to many when they first see it. That concept was also odd to me—until a transformation project was initiated at…
Corporate Rebels on Deep Work
Deep Work: How To Kill Distractions And Boost Productivity
It's 10:34 a.m. on a Thursday morning while I'm writing this. Headphones on. Spotify activated. Weird 'Focus Mode' playlist playing. Notifications are turned off for both laptop and phone. I'm in the…
«Start by splitting up deep work and shallow work; you can't properly do it simultaneously. Kill distractions, especially when you do your more important focused work. Allow for important breaks. Plan your other tasks around your deep work.»
Corporate Rebels on Happiness
F*ck It, I Need a Break! Why Rest and Recovery are Key to Success -…
I spoke to Henry Stewart, Chief Happiness Officer at Happy – a company that has seemingly mastered the challenge of retention. In fact, there are nine people in the organisation that have been with…
Corporate Rebels on Leadership
From Politeness to Partnership: Embracing Conflict Drives Effective…
When conflicts arise, we tend to either argue and try to win or avoid (consciously or unconsciously) the conflict altogether by trying to be professional and polite and get on with things. However,…
To Hell With Corporate Hierarchy Titles
Corporate hierarchy titles are like woolly mammoths—except they never went extinct. Is it not time for a fresh look at both hierarchy and job titles?
Corporate Rebels on Organization
4 Future-Proof Organizational Models Beyond Hierarchy And Bureaucracy
In a previous post we introduced the concept of “middle-manager-less-organizations” (MMLOs for short). These companies run their businesses successfully without a middle management layer. Large and…
A Remuneration Method For Flat Organizations
We often get asked how an employee's career progression and professional development is managed in flat organizations. It's a good question because once you remove the multi-layered hierarchy, you…
Corporate Rebels on Organizational Structures
10 Progressive Organizational Structures Developed By Real Companies
So, I recently came across an old tweet of Jurgen Appelo, in which he asks: "Apart from Holacracy, the "Spotify model" and Liquid Organization, what other frameworks/models do you know for adaptable…
The Evolution Of (Progressive) Scalable Organizational Structures
We are working hard to develop our very own online Corporate Rebels Academy, as mentioned in a previous post. The focus of this post will be on understanding the designs of progressive…
Corporate Rebels on Quiet Quitting
The Great Resignation. Quiet Quitting. What The F***?
The Great Resignation was all the hype earlier this year. Then Quiet Quitting took over the headlines when hordes of people popularized "doing the bare minimum at work" on apps like TikTok. While it…
Corporate Rebels on Remote Work
5 Simple Guidelines For Better Breaks
Now that most of us have returned from vacation and are getting back at it in the (home) office, it's time for some plain and simple tips to keep that vacation vibe going as long as possible. The key…
«breaks are not a sign of sloth but a sign of strength."»
The Ultimate Remote Work Policy (In 3 Words)
With corona virus hitting the world, it seems impossible to open a browser or app without remote work tips being shoved down your throat. From the random corners of the internet all kinds of self…
«We trust you. That's all. There's nothing more to it. Support your staff in whatever it is they need and stop treating them like kids.»
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Research Concludes: We Waste Our Time At Work
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«When meetings are reduced with 100%, engagement, productivity and cooperation are lower compared to a meeting reduction of 80%.»
A World Cup Built Off The Back Of Modern Slavery
The 2022 FIFA World Cup has been appearing in the news for all the wrong reasons and is already one of the most controversial sporting events that have been organized. There have been many concerns…
What If Your Company Was Divided Up Into Countless Startups?
From a juggernaut with 80,000 employees to thousands of small companies with ten to fifteen employees. Haier, the renown Chinese manufacturer of white and brown goods, radically changed course by…
Less is More: 10 Practical Examples
I wrote recently about Mies Van Der Rohe and his design principle “less is more”. I asked why, in architecture, ‘less is more’ and ‘state of the art’, but in organizations it seems to be the opposite.…
From Self-Management To Team-Management
If you hadn’t noticed, people in the Future of Work arena are excited about the possibilities of self-managing organizations. Although many talk about 'self-management', we should talk about 'team…
«They make it clear that team-management does not mean anarchy, but the opposite. Teams are supposed to work within the broader organization framework.»
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