Platinum WFM From Across the Desk Newsletter - December, Summer 2023.
Welcome to the December Across the Desk.
The festive season is well underway with Christmas lunches, windups, and wind-downs in full swing with just over a week to Christmas.
At Platinum WFM we are incredibly thankful for the wonderful clients, partners, and suppliers we work with daily. Without your support, we wouldn't be able to deliver the premium services our clients expect. 2023 has seen awesome growth in our community which we are very much thankful for.
So from the Platinum WFM Team to you.
With 2024 just around the corner, we look to the "Future of Work" for inspiration, knowledge, wisdom, and guidance in transforming those around us for success and growth. We look forward to assisting you on this journey and welcome the opportunity to discuss your workforce management solutions and systems challenges and goals.
Fastcompany.com (3 min read)
Insights from a new book on the subtle science of getting ahead without losing yourself.
Quote of the month
"The best way to spread the Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear." - Elf (2003), Buddy
From across our workforce management desk
Summer - December 2023.
zdnet.com (2 min read)
Less time commuting and more remote work. The author explores the dynamics of a remote working world, the good, the bad, and the ugly. On the one side time saved commuting brings reduced working hours sitting in traffic to the office. On the other hand working times at the desk may have extended beyond the benefits.
hbr.org (5 min read)
The authors explore the imbalances in talent shortages and the existence of capable and diverse talent that are not being leveraged by today's business. The authors suggest a skills-first approach to hiring and people management may help to re-align the disconnect that currently exists.
inc-aus.com (2 min read)
The author describes the challenges of being distracted by shiny objects. Using the 25/5 rule helps you to build self-discipline and focus on what matters. The goal: Finding focus and eliminating distractions.
thetaoist.online (3 min read)
As the author suggests. Noticing progress (not perfection) fuels motivation. Big goals and dreams in life can often seem like a long and winding road. Celebrating the small wins along the way is important. Little victories can provide motivation and momentum when the winding road gets tough.
theconversation.com (2 min read)
The author explores this ancient tradition and the impacts it has on our human beings. Humanity has evolved to depend on tools and technology over millions of years. It has also evolved its purpose of giving things away. Why would people simply hand over something precious or valuable when they could use it themselves?
To your business success and future of work.
Director / Client Success Manager
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