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Work in Progress

Work In Progress
Welcome to Work in Progress, a blog in which I try to be part observer, part adviser and part provocateur. I write about such issues as the "employment deal" between workers and organizations, people management strategies, advances in workplace technology and the social safety nets designed to catch displaced workers. I'm convinced the world is progressing toward an era of greater reciprocity between workers and employers, and organizations that get ahead of this trend are more likely to thrive.

Popularity Pays

October 24, 2012
But a deeper lesson of new research is that everyone can be more socially savvy.
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The Love Connection

October 17, 2012
In lifting the San Francisco Giants to victory, pitcher Sergio Romo reminded us all about the power of plugging away for something bigger than ourselves.
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Dentist's Orders

October 5, 2012
My dentist argues people need a day off midweek to stay healthy and fresh. She may be right.
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We Will Not Go Quietly

September 28, 2012
A riot in China and new feedback software show dignity is on the march. And it is shaping workplaces around the globe.
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