three-minute postcard: Toto, we’re not in a high-growth economy anymore: building a high performing organization in today’s world of work.

We’ve survived the recession. But how do you build a high performing organization in the world that’s emerged?

To help you build a high performing organization in this new environment, we’re going to take an up-close look at each aspect that drives high performance – strategy, culture, structure, people, and work. But before we start, let’s think a little more about this new world of ours…

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The world has changed. Wondering in what way? Well… a few ways, actually:
  1. Toto, we’re not in a high-growth economy anymore: Once upon a time you could expect splashy growth and fat returns, if you ran your business well. No longer.
  2. t’s a VUCA world: Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity: Which pretty much means, ‘Hey, it’s crazy out there!’
  3. The workplace is a demographic melting pot: Boomers, and their Boomer expectations (and desire to retire… or not). Millennials, and their Millennial expectations. Workforces spread across the globe. Different expectations, anyone?
  4. Eight hours a day at a desk? What’s that?: Coffee shop workstations, portable devices, and 24/7 connectivity. Welcome to the new office. How do you support all that?

Want to know how to build a high performing organization in this new world? Read the whole story here.



PeopleFirm is a management and HR consulting firm dedicated to helping you achieve that ultimate win-win: inspired people driving inspiring performance. We focus on effective tools, measurable outcomes, real results, and getting your people out of their seats and engaged in your company’s growth. We use people strategy, talent management, organizational performance, and change management, to help you partner with your people to build an organization that excels in today’s new world of work. People are your last competitive frontier. Make them count.

Your people = your success.