Is hybrid work a fit for all? Or rather, how can we facilitate the discussion around hybrid work, so that people can be part of shaping it to their own personal preference?
The Medium-user dangerousmeredith frequently updates their curated list on upcoming events on Futures Literacy.
Roberto Poli (PhD Utrecht) is Associate Professor of Philosophy of Science at the University of Trento, Italy, where he is Director of the Master of Social Foresight of the Department of Sociology and Social Research. He and his colleagues take us through an easy-to-understand intro to Futures Literacy.
Some organizations are going fully remote. Others are making it fully optional or making social events in the office mandatory. Yet others are differing between production and innovation, encouraging employees to seek the company of others when they need inspiration, creativity, or ideation.
One of the trends of the future is to take care of yourself. Self-leadership as a human being is here to stay. Just take a look at this signal: Being busy is not seen as a professional trait anymore. On the contrary, having time to talk and room for being there for your colleagues is on the rise.
A study by Microsoft found that 41% of the global workforce would consider leaving their current employer within the next year.
Hybrid work is everywhere. McKinsey suggests thinking of the new balance as a muscle with two modes at the same time: Fast and slow.
Our friends at Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies have written a nice piece for Mandag Morgen on the need for futures literacy in the primary school. (The article is in Danish, but both Google Translate and other translation services performs a decent job in making it available in English).
Driven partly by online shopping and partly by personal self-awareness, a wave of career changes is swooping the businesses in the US. Staying relevant to the market and relevant to the employees is the challenge that theses business owners are facing.
Organizations have increasingly been debating this since the birth of the idea of the singularity: Do we need to work when the technology and the automation becomes advanced? And can we already now change to a shorter and less demanding working week?