How Great Leaders (Like You) Are Thinking About Budget Cuts In The Age Of COVID

May 12, 2020By Josh Allan DykstraFuture Of Work, Leadership, Strategy No Comments

“Look at your spend” “Free up some cash” We all seem to be hearing a lot of these kinds of statements right now. And they’re mostly understandable. We’re in a strange, new situation for which there’s literally no precedent, and this naturally causes us to be more cautious. As we encounter various flavors of “budget … Read More

The Dirty Secret Of Diversity

September 9, 2019By Josh Allan DykstraDiversity & Inclusion, Energy Intelligence 2 Comments

Intellectually, it’s easy to promote the value of diversity in our organizations. We endlessly proclaim pithy sayings about the added benefit of a diverse and varied constituency of employees, espousing the importance of mixing genders, races, generations, and lifestyles. In our minds, we “get it,” and for good reason — it seems almost self-evident that a … Read More

“Forget ‘Culture’ — Focus On Operating System Instead” in Culturati Magazine

August 14, 2019By Josh Allan DykstraCulture, Energy-Based OS, Future Of Work No Comments

Culture is complex. By its very definition, “culture” is almost unreasonably complicated — read just a few lines in a dictionary, and you’ll quickly trip over phrases like “manifestations of human achievement regarded collectively.” Oof. Complex. The intricate nature of “culture” itself is actually one of its largest challenges, as its complexity makes it difficult … Read More