Leading in the Age of Screens, Social Media,
and Virtual Work
Brandon Dempsey | #genSIMS
Leadership Re-Defined
Perceptions and Beliefs of today’s Gen Y/WorkForce
Communication
Personal Brand
Best Practices
Tools...
Who the heck is this guy?
• St. Louis native: DeSmet/UMSL
• SuiteCommute- Remote Work Consulting Company
• goBRANDgo!
• 20...
Watch Video >
Work Today...
Location Independent
Communication
Results Focused, Not Time
Have to Work to Include People
Or They Unplug & Don’t Listen
(conference calls)
More Technology Available Than
is Often Used
Calendar Invites, Video Chat, Notes: Files, Polling, Chat, Screen
Share
Transitioning
More Transparency
Location Independent
Focus on Results
More Technology
Work to Include People
Transitioning
More Transparency
Redefining Leadership
What hasn’t changed?
Importance of a Story
Understand “Why?”
Equal Footing
Don’t follow hierarchy
Follow Inspirational Leaders
Share Common Bond
Looking for a Path
Accessibility
Expect to Communicate Immediately
Multiple Mediums
Influence
Workplace Perceptions
Reality
Workplace Perceptions
• Accessibility
• always plugged in
• Self-Reliance
• ability to get access to information
• expect ...
Poll
Collaboration
Google Docs
Prezi
Speek.com
Office 365
Join.me/gotomeeting
Routine Wins
Daily
Weekly
Quarterly
Digital Etiquette
Preferred Methods
NO-Voicemails! Please
Short Emails
Asking for Directions
Can You Google It?
Methodologies
Feedback
Social Media
Photo & Video
Personal Brand
Understanding what your brand is
Controlling your brand
Say and share
Judged by your brand
Best Practices
Creative Bursting
In from the beginning
Streamline communication
Establish best methods/common
understanding
Thank You.
Brandon Dempsey | #genText
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Delivered to the Society of Information Managers all in charge of leading in today's digital age- Presentation explores methodologies and concepts for leading in an age of screens, social media, and virtual work.

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    1. 1. Leading in the Age of Screens, Social Media, and Virtual Work Brandon Dempsey | #genSIMS
    2. 2. Leadership Re-Defined Perceptions and Beliefs of today’s Gen Y/WorkForce Communication Personal Brand Best Practices Tools and Tips Today
    3. 3. Who the heck is this guy? • St. Louis native: DeSmet/UMSL • SuiteCommute- Remote Work Consulting Company • goBRANDgo! • 2011 SBA Young Entrepreneur of the Year • 2012 St. Louis City Business of the Year • 2013 St. Louis 30 under 30 • Featured in • Forbes.com • Under30CEO.com • Post/St. Louis Business Journal • Wall Street Journal
    4. 4. Watch Video >
    5. 5. Work Today...
    6. 6. Location Independent
    7. 7. Communication
    8. 8. Results Focused, Not Time
    9. 9. Have to Work to Include People Or They Unplug & Don’t Listen (conference calls)
    10. 10. More Technology Available Than is Often Used Calendar Invites, Video Chat, Notes: Files, Polling, Chat, Screen Share
    11. 11. Transitioning
    12. 12. More Transparency
    13. 13. Location Independent Focus on Results More Technology Work to Include People Transitioning More Transparency
    14. 14. Redefining Leadership
    15. 15. What hasn’t changed?
    16. 16. Importance of a Story
    17. 17. Understand “Why?”
    18. 18. Equal Footing Don’t follow hierarchy Follow Inspirational Leaders Share Common Bond Looking for a Path
    19. 19. Accessibility Expect to Communicate Immediately Multiple Mediums
    20. 20. Influence
    21. 21. Workplace Perceptions
    22. 22. Reality
    23. 23. Workplace Perceptions • Accessibility • always plugged in • Self-Reliance • ability to get access to information • expect roadblocks to be cleared by others • Mobility • laptops, tablets, and phones • not tethered to a location • World Impact • work has to make a bigger impact than just “because I want it this way” • Privacy: boundaries • Different level- those who are close see everything • Not close- wait to be accepted in • Only communicate on Facebook: “I want to connect with my boss on Facebook” • lessons learned
    24. 24. Poll
    25. 25. Collaboration Google Docs Prezi Speek.com Office 365 Join.me/gotomeeting
    26. 26. Routine Wins Daily Weekly Quarterly
    27. 27. Digital Etiquette Preferred Methods NO-Voicemails! Please Short Emails Asking for Directions Can You Google It?
    28. 28. Methodologies Feedback Social Media Photo & Video
    29. 29. Personal Brand
    30. 30. Understanding what your brand is Controlling your brand Say and share Judged by your brand
    31. 31. Best Practices
    32. 32. Creative Bursting In from the beginning Streamline communication Establish best methods/common understanding
    33. 33. Thank You. Brandon Dempsey | #genText
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