In the last two months I took the time to read Nick Bostrom’s ‘Superintelligence’ and ‘Sapiens’ and ‘Home Deus’ by Yuval Noah Harari. Both are interesting writers and philosophers. They have a fascinating view on the world and possible futures where Homo sapiens have innovated and progressed exponentially. But they also question if it was homo sapiens who made this progression possible or if there might be another explanation. In this note to myself I am going to write down what I think what is going on and what it means to remain human (assuming we will have that option). And as the disclaimer said: these are my own crazy thoughts. Continue reading →
After the first year in my role managing young and talented people the biggest eye opener is the change in the expectations of the current generation (i.e. Millenials) in how work should be done, guidance by the organization and prioritizing personal development. What sparks my interest is the fact that by 2020 this generation will be the majority of the workforce and therefore I find it my responsibility to offer as much knowledge and support as I can to develop and maintain the wanted individuals in your workplace. So how can you develop, retain and motivate the people in your team? Continue reading →
Let me just start by stating that this experiment has nothing to do with Salesforce nor does it represent their opinion. I got intrigued to try this myself because I do work for a mobile first company and the fact that our CEO took the right decision by asking everyone to work from home due to bad weather but at the same time not slowing down on business. Talk about standing behind the principles of your vision.
The question I want to answer is;
‘ What are the conditions to work fully mobile without any limitations?’