My popular How to Split a User Story flowchart has already been translated to French, German, Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Hungarian. Thanks to work from Ewa Koprowska and Łukasz Szóstek, it’s now available
Why now? What conditions in the world make this the right time for a Humanizing Work movement?
There are two key shifts that
Growth is one of the core things that motivates people in all aspects of their life.
“Work that doesn’t provide opportunities for growth
When you think about what motivates someone within their job or work it tends to go back to what their connection is to the
“This is why successful serial entrepreneurs, even after a big exit, go on to start something else, not because they need the money, but because they need to do meaningful work.”
This week, we launched the Humanizing Work Show. In episode 1, we summarize what we mean by Humanizing Work and where the phrase came from.
Humanizing Work is about shaping work to fit people. When people thrive at work, teams and organizations thrive.
Humanizing Work has four key themes:
- Creativity — people need to exercise autonomy,
Participants in our courses are sometimes surprised to find out that they have work to do in advance of the course. Most of our live, interactive courses involve a self-guided, online prerequisite course. Here’s why.
“This year,” says your friend (who’s never run a 5K), “I’m going to do a marathon.”
“Yeah? How are you going to do that?” you inquire, trying to sound polite and curious rather than incredulous.
“Well, I haven’t figured that out yet…but I’m looking at maybe Chicago or