Ask an Alien

Forever is a long time and the tradition of pursuing a job for life has evaporated in the new world of work. As it should – if we are to keep learning and personal growth fresh, agile and continuous.

New ideas come from diverse thinking and diverse thinkers. At Kedge, Yvette Montero-Salvatico refers to this as ‘alienizing’ – if you asked an alien from another planet to solve an existing problem, most likely their approach and solution would be completely different to that coming from entrenched minds.

This diversity not only encourages new insights, but also inspires and engages the workplace.

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Further Reading

Talent Lab 2 Whitepaper: “Has the war for talent become a crusade for engagement?”

Everyone is in pursuit of the same limited resource – the result is that talented workers enjoy choice and opportunity. With 73% of CEOs citing skill shortages at crisis levels, it is no longer enough for organisations to create an employee value proposition at an organisational level. To engage 21st century talent, the connection must be with the individual.

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