Last week’s Borderless Executive Live focused on building a personal brand strategy for CEOs and ambitious executives and attracted a large audience eager to learn more about the importance of personal branding and storytelling from Els De Cremer and Renu Hanegreefs-Snehi of Borderless in conversation with Anthony Harling of Not Actively Looking.
Els and Renu make a powerful case for building a personal brand strategy, from very early on in your career, to put you in control of your destiny, your story. Whether growing your career internally or positioning for the next leadership role outside, Els and Renu’s present a compelling story for every executive.
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The author surveyed 5,600 workers from various industries from January 2019 to December 2021, finding that worker dissatisfaction not only starts as early as age 25 — it’s been here since before the pandemic started. Her advice: aim for work-life alignment, not work-life balance. Find out what drives them as an individual — and reshape their jobs together. Engage them in the recruiting process.
There’s been a lot of buzz about a 4-day workweek. But it will be the ‘4 + 1’ workweek that ultimately wins out: 4 days of “work” and 1 day of “learning.” Several forces are converging in a way that point toward the inevitability of this workplace future.
How can leaders help their teams combat change exhaustion — or step out of its clutches? Too often, organizations simply encourage their employees to be resilient, placing the burden of finding ways to feel better solely on individuals. Leaders need to recognize that change exhaustion is not an individual issue, but a collective one that needs to be addressed at the team or organization level.