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Winningbysharing Book Overview


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An overview on a book about the future of work

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Winningbysharing Book Overview

  1. 1. Press Release Content
  2. 2. <ul><li>What’s it about? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Why we are entering the single most transformative period of work in history </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ways of working will change more in the next five years, than they have in the last 200 years </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>People on demand </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Relationship and social capital as major sources of value creation </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The emergence of the support economy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>40% UK households with single people by 2010 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>‘ Hanging out’ in online social networks to cure professional and social loneliness </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Insight into doing business differently </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Brands still preach (broadcast), while consumers connect (in networks) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Communities will emerge as 21 st century brands </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Trust as the killer app </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Engaging customers, one conversation at a time </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Online community </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>How is it told? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal story telling based on real life conversations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PowerPoint & Chocolate Biscuits </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Powerless Leaders rule ok? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Trust is the killer app </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blended with market research & analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The social software revolution </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The future of brands </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The future of work </li></ul></ul></ul>Winning by Sharing – The Book
  3. 3. <ul><li>Who’s the book for? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Executives in transition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Redundancy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stressed out </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Displaced call centre agents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Off shoring phenomenon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Portfolio workers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge workers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Micro-businesses (SMEs) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visionaries in large corporates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Who are more willing to bet on the future than they do on the past </li></ul></ul></ul>Winning by Sharing – The Book
  4. 4. Core Message – The Future of Work has Arrived <ul><li>Careers are dead. Long live careers. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Traditional job is killing people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Over 1 million people on long term sickness </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Due to workplace stress ( Source: UK Work Foundation ) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>80% of men and 71% of women are unhappy with the number of hours they work. (source: Economic and Social Research Council, 2001) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>72% of managers are criticised by family and friends for overwork. (source: Institute of Management) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Command & control organisation no longer effective </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Up to 70% of interactions inside large companies are totally unproductive (Source: Mckinsey & Co) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Doing “PowerPoint & Chocolate Biscuits” </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Customers suffering from “work rage” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Gallup 2001 surveyed 1.4 million workers via 100,000 divisions in North America and Europe: </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>17% found work satisfying </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>63% were not committed and actively looking elsewhere </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>20% were disenchanted, disaffected and often militant in expressing dissatisfaction </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>One in five chance of interacting with pissed off staff </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Talent is being forced out of big companies </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Careers are dead. Long live careers. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Outsourcing phenomenon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>More jobs going to India </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Call centres (Banks, insurance, IT) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Even ‘knowledge work’ </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bank research, PowerPoint Slides </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching our children on the basis that a traditional career beckons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>We’re making a big mistake </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>By 2010 India will have 60 million PhD graduates </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>60,000 hours of PowerPoint production in India @ £25.00 per hour </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>$2 trillion of general admin work already outsourced </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IBM predicts all $19 trillion could be outsourced </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Massive changes in the curriculum required </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration & communications skills are key to thriving in the curriculum </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>As companies start to adopt new ways of employing people </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>As individuals get used to doing several, simultaneous jobs </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>Core Message – The Future of Work has Arrived
  6. 6. <ul><li>Careers are dead. Long live careers. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Portfolio work on the rise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>25 million small businesses in Europe </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Represent 99 % of all EU enterprises </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Over 90% micro-businesses (1-3 people) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Employing more than 100 million people </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Guess what? They’re buying expertise worldwide </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>They’re outsourcing too! </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Using online networks </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>200m portfolio workers world wide (Source Spherion) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The unit of work is no longer a whole job </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>HR stands for Hardly Relevant </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Most people will become portfolio workers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Painful transition ahead for many of them </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Personal re-invention is difficult </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>But will bring about disproportionate returns </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Better work/life balance </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainability </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sense of purpose - Spirituality </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Core Message – The Future of Work has Arrived
  7. 7. <ul><li>First publication from Business For Good </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Founded by Anna Pollock & L é on Benjamin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Making a difference one enterprise at a time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CREDO – we believe that global business has the money, power and moral obligation to make a significant positive difference in today’s troubled world </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>RATIONALE – Business For Good is an expanding, global community of servant leaders with a diversity of backgrounds, skills and expertise who share this common CREDO and who have dedicated their professional lives to making a living by making a difference </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Call to action </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contact [email_address] for more information about BFG’s seminars, workshops & advisory services </li></ul></ul></ul>Winning by Sharing – Published by Business For Good
  8. 8. <ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Léon Benjamin has led Ecademy's community consulting practice since 2001 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Successful online community implementations with the UK government (Department of Trade & Industry), Microsoft & BT </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contributed to the growth of Ecademy's membership from 8,000 to 65,000 members </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The introduction of a successful, social software subscription based revenue model </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Four year dialogue with networks & brands </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Execs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Portfolio workers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Social Entrepreneurs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ecademy members </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Online networks worldwide </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Latest speaking engagements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>DTI/CBI Steering Committee - the future of work </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ISP Conference on Outlining How Changing Work Patterns Create A New Type Of Customer </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>African born – Freetown, Sierra Leone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Italian mother </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Grew up in London & living in England </li></ul></ul></ul>Winning by Sharing – The Author
  9. 9. Contact <ul><li>Blog </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Book </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Author </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>