Digital burnout occurs because these days, we rarely give our brains a rest. Information overload, constant distractions, and a need for immediacy have sabotaged our creativity, decision-making abilities and our ability to get to the end of a daily task list.
This article explores how organisations will need to change in order to survive and thrive in the digital age. The learning organisation – committed to “learn, unlearn and relearn” – creates a fluid and connected environment, resilient in its ability to grow, develop, collaborate and innovate.
Unconscious behaviours and biases are often at play with interpreting perceptions and driving our actions. Many of our behaviours in the workplace and elsewhere are motivated by unconscious triggers and emotions. These behaviours, however, can be prevented by making conscious choices that tap into our subconscious thinking.
Employee engagement is a workplace approach resulting in the right conditions for all members of an organisation to give of their best each day, committed to their organisation’s goals and values, motivated to contribute to organisational success, with an enhanced sense of their own well-being.
Just as retrospection refers to our ability to re-experience the past, prospection refers to our ability to “pre-experience” the future by simulating it in our minds. (Gilbert 2007) If people cannot align their current and future self it results in unrealistic strategy.