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How LEGO approaches workplace experience
LEGO wants the values that the brand is built upon to be channelled through workplace experiences to its employees, and uses its globally recognized creativity and playfulness to achieve that.
Jesper Ambrosius, Head of LEGO Workplace Experience, offers us an exciting glimpse into what it’s like to work at LEGO and how they’ve got to where they are, from the “brave zone” and learning through play, to anthropology and data analytics.
Who is Paul Miller?
Business and social entrepreneur Paul Miller is CEO and Founder of Digital Workplace Group (DWG). His latest book, The Digital Renaissance of Work: Delivering digital workplaces fit for the future (co-authored with Elizabeth Marsh), was shortlisted for the Management Book of the Year 2016 Award, and his previous book, The Digital Workplace: How technology is liberating work, helped to popularize and explain the term “digital workplace”. Paul hosts the Digital Workplace Impact podcast, is Executive Producer of the 24-hour global digital experience Digital Workplace 24, and hosted the pioneering internet radio show Digital Workplace Live for five years. He has given many inspirational talks on the digital future of work, for audiences at Microsoft, IKEA, Google, Accenture, Harvard Business Review, Cisco, European Commission, IMF, Adobe and Oxford University.
Paul was ranked one of the world’s Top 50 Social Employee Advocacy Leaders in 2015. Prior to founding DWG, he was Founder and CEO of communications company The Empowerment Group; Publisher and Editor of social and digital innovation magazine ‘Wave’; and, in pre-internet days, Co-founder of the Ideas Café salon. He lives in the Cotswolds in the UK.
Connect with Paul on Twitter: @paulmillersays
See more about Paul Miller on: Wikipedia
A Manifesto for the Decade of Courage
As a response to COVID-19, DWG set out a powerful manifesto that seeks to look beyond the pandemic and explore how you can adapt your organization to suit global trends. It outlines 12 guiding principles for essential workplace transformation.
In this episode, James Robertson and Manisha Singh share their reactions to the manifesto and reflect on how its action points will apply to workplaces.
Together they discuss how the digital workplace has become the essential workplace, exchange recent experiences from around the world, and agree how giving employees “voice and agency” is the way forward.
How COVID-19 showed the true digital power of Duke Energy
Duke Energy is a utility company serving more than 25 million households in the United States with their energy needs. This episode looks at how COVID-19 has changed the 100+ year old company.
Follow the incredible story of how Duke Energy reacted to the crisis back in February, from transitioning several thousand staff to remote working within days, to regular check-ins with the team and standing by its customers.
The rise of storytelling in the digital world of work
Neuroscience has proven that emotion is more important than logic when it comes to driving a decision, making organizational storytelling a highly effective way to communicate, internally and externally.
Our guests discuss the shift from corporate speak to storytelling, share how COVID has brought new stories to the surface, and explain how technology has enhanced and amplified storytelling.