… have better products on the market to help manage talent and build proactive retention strategies. Onboarding is being recognised as a critical part of the employee lifecycle to get right (and thanks to products like Personably it no longer has to be a headache/afterthought). New employee analytics tools like Peakon now allow us to collect previously unseen data to quantify…
nk teeth…nd managing talent today is to the pre-lean, agile and customer-centric era of product development. There are tonnes of un-cracked people problems and fascinating macro talent trends to sink teeth into right now, which I believe will only continue to attract bright minds.
While living here, I’ve made a deliberate effort to say yes to my dreams. I wanted the freedom to build anything I want, and I earned that. I wanted to learn and grow as quickly as possible, and I’ve proven that. I wanted to meet people from around the world and learn from them, and I got that. I wanted to find my purpose instead of following a “successful” path, and I did that.
…t’s no verdict on what that very same person might do at a different company or in a different job. Excellence is highly situational. You can completely suck in one environment and be an ace in another. It’s incredibly important for both parties to remember that.
…ot), and not being able to communicate in the local language can make me feel painfully vulnerable. But — and I’m desperately trying to find a way to say this without resorting to tired cliché— my comfort zone doesn’t feel very good if I stay there too long. Being in scenarios that send me marching (or reluctantly crawling) into vulnerability, uncertainty and discomfort is utterly crucial to my wellbeing. It’s what brings me to life, and keeps me there.
…ofits, it’s impossible to just make stuff up. That’s why we’re switching to a ‘freeconomics’ model. We’ll give away everything for free and let the market speculate about how much money we could make if we wanted to make money. That way, the sky’s the limit!”