by Kevin Eikenberry Everyone has an opinion about where and when people should work. Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan, was an early staunch advocate for Return to Office, stating at a Wall Street Journal event in 2021 that “Working from home… doesn’t work for people who want to hustle, doesn’t work for culture, doesn’t work for idea generation. We are getting blowback … [Read more...]
Two Sides to the Work Flexibility Coin
by Kevin Eikenberry Recently LinkedIn was abuzz about a post from Carly Martinetti, the co-founder of PR firm Notably, as she announced the organization would not be instituting a Return to Office policy. There is plenty to cheer about and agree with in this post. And as a remote leader of a largely remote team who has written, coached, trained, and spoken widely on … [Read more...]
Rethinking the Pre-Pandemic Normal
by Kevin Eikenberry Because the pandemic, and all the changes it brought to our world have been so pervasive and caused so many emotions among us, it is easy to see why people would want to go back to "normal," to the “good old days" of pre-pandemic work and life. That desire is understandable, probably natural...and completely futile. Even if we want to go back, we … [Read more...]
What is the Future of Work?
by Kevin Eikenberry We would all like to see the future more clearly. In times of cataclysmic change, the desire to look into the future is more important than ever. That is why the question, “What is the future of work?” is the most important question for leaders to consider right now. While the future will come whether we ask the question or not, those who think about and … [Read more...]
by Kevin Eikenberry Uncertainty. We all face it in some fashion every day – after all no one knows exactly what the future holds. But as we have lived/are living through the pandemic and all the associated change it has created, uncertainty is more of a watch word than ever. While we could make a long list of areas in life where uncertainty seems greater than ever, … [Read more...]