Peter Drucker. I'll hazard a guess that (knowingly or unknowingly) we've all come across examples or quotes from the works of Peter Drucker. The recent 5th Global Peter Drucker Forum which focused on "managing complexity," brought him front and center again for me recently. During the event @dpontefract noted how the Return on Assets on public companies has collapsed since 1961 by 75%, with no signs of it turning around.
This month, the Social Edge Consulting team is marking our fifth year in business. A leader I worked for earlier in my career would often conclude his remarks with, “work hard every day, but don’t forget to stop and smell the roses.” It is good advice for a team at a small business where every day is a whirlwind, with team members wearing multiple hats in order to effectively support our clients, partners, and each other. This five-year milestone is a great opportunity to reflect on our journey as a company as well as look toward the future.
Social Edge president Andrew Kratz shares a story about one of the first "aha" moments he had with his company's internal community. With a simple update he posted, he was able to form connections with employees he may not have had the opportunity to connect with otherwise. Learn more about the benefits of transparency in the workplace in his post.
Daniel Mudgett is an online community and systems expert who has led the implementation of multiple social collaboration and learning platforms. In this interview, Daniel talks about his experience implementing and managing a successful collaborative social intranet.
When you start your day, how many emails do you delete after just a quick skim or without even opening them? How many emails were you not cc'ed on but should have been? (A question you often don't know the answer to until it is too late). Learn more about how an internal collaboration platform can help ensure you get the communications you need.
Our team is often asked by new clients to help them apply social business to their organization. The client leadership team recognizes that social media and collaboration are more than just a trend. Learn more about where you should start if you're considering an internal community to meet your organization's digital transformation goals.