What do humans do when they do nothing? They think about their social life. So what happens when all idleness is more and more cleverly suppressed by the attention economy and its apps on the smartphone? About the antisocial side effects of the uninterrupted distraction through social media.
We didn’t sign up for the digital lives we now lead. Technology is seducing us in a perfidious way, hijacking our attention. Cal Newport offers a counter-proposal with his philosophy of “Digital Minimalism”.
Trust is the foundation of modern leadership. Voluntarily and with all our heart we only follow whom we trust. Frances Frei and Anne Morriss describe three drivers for trust: logic, authenticity and empathy.
Home office is in fact only at first glance a question of where you work. In essence, it is about equality, about concepts of human nature, trust instead of control, and fundamentally about the relationship between manager and knowledge worker.
The joint fight against an existential threat is able to weld people together in an organization. The prerequisite for this is a climate of psychological safety and leadership with purpose and trust instead of command and control.
Trust and cooperation emerge in a climate of psychological safety. Where, conversely, competition and fear have been the predominant themes, strong unity cannot be expected in a crisis.