The Perpetual Pivot: Getting Comfortable with Crisis

The World Trade Center Institute is doing its part to keep us virtually connected through a series of webinars exploring the impact of COVID-19 and how our global business community can emerge stronger. To tackle the topic of disruption, series organizer Lydia Yodie turned to an industry that has some experience with it: the tech sector.   Serving as moderator, Mind Over Machines VP of Innovation…

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Remote Work Models

Remote Work: 4 Tech Models

COVID-19 has launched us into the world’s largest work-from-home experiment, one nobody had much time to prepare for. While knowledge workers struggle to develop new time-management, boundary-setting and transition rituals, tech leaders at the helm of knowledge-driven companies are trying to find the best ways to enable remote work. Our VP of Innovation & Strategy,…

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Change Management

Change Management: Planning for Successful Change

You know organizational change is challenging. I’ll spare you the gloom and doom change management statistics because: (A) The claim that 70% of organizational change initiatives fail has been widely discredited. (B) Constantly harping about how hard change is just becomes “a toxic self-fulfilling prophecy.” Change may not be easy, but it is the one…

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5 Things Not to Automate

We are Automation Nation. You know McKinsey’s stat: at least 30% to 60% of jobs can be automated with today’s technology. How much of your job have you managed to automate? We’re so proud of saving time and money, working smarter, being uber-efficient. I myself have several digital twins to do the grunt work so…

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