Executive Mentoring Tag

The Inevitable Experience: Millennials in the Workplace

Co-Author Savannah Mitchell   Millennials, sometimes known as “Generation Me”, are cited in an endless amount of sources as an object a company has no choice but to obtain and then provide for a seemingly endless set of additional accommodations. Buzzwords and concepts such as flextime or...

What Should Businesses Expect From Social Solutions?

It's an exciting time to be a business adopting social solutions. The previous industry one-size-fits-all approach is no longer relevant. In the past, customers purchased generic solutions and found they were left with gaps in effectiveness and efficiency. As social business evolves, solution providers are recognizing...

How Do You Get Executives To Use Enterprise Social Networks?

Enterprise Social Networks Can Increase Employee Engagement Curious about how to motivate executives to use Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs)? This new, social way of working is not exclusive to a specific department or level within your organization. ESNs are legitimate business tools that, if applied correctly,...

How To Make Your Intranet Worthy Of Trust

According to the Great Places to Work Institute, which compiles the annual list of the Best Companies to Work For, trust is “the defining principle of great workplaces.” When my former company conducted a comprehensive internal survey a few years ago, the corporate intranet was ranked...

Execute Business Transformation As A Team

With Governance establishing a formal framework for employee usage of social tools and processes during social business transformation, the next step in the CHANGES Methodology is E for Execute. Now that you have laid the foundation for social business transformation, the fun can begin. As a leader, using the...

Provide A Formal Governance Framework For Your Employees

Network laid the foundation for informally, but deliberately, increasing adoption and engagement. The next step in the CHANGES Methodology is G for Governance which focuses on providing a formal framework for ensuring the continual improvement of your employees usage of social tools and processes. As a leader,...

What’s Next For Collaboration and Internal Communication?

Collaboration and internal collaboration  is continuing to be a major focus of all businesses, and there were insights from several different industries during the Business Development Institute's Future of Collaboration and Internal Communications Summit in New York City last month. (Enterprise Strategies Principal Patrick Durando...

Building A Network Of Early Adopters And Cultural Champions

Identifying your internal social influencers and acknowledging their ability to leverage their influence is critical to social business success. As a result, the next step in the CHANGES Methodology is N for Network. As a leader, having ambassadors for your vision is vital. These ambassadors advocate for...