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59% NPS increase among agency workers in 6 months by prototyping

Summary Finding and retaining temporary workers are increasingly difficult for staffing agencies. The result is a lot of expensive recruitment efforts and difficult planning due to constant shortages. Temporary employment group People21 has a fresh vision of these challenges and wanted to do something about them. The question: How do we increase the job satisfaction

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Nov 30
Our top 5 practices to bring more autonomy to your workplace

We see more and more organizations and leaders that want to give people more autonomy in their work – and of course we applaud that. If you want to give people more autonomy, questions soon arise: How do you start? Where can you give more autonomy, where should you be more careful? How can people […]

Nov 24
Our 5 best practices for improving work happiness

Of course, work happiness is a big topic and depends on more than just a few practices. So where can you start when you want to improve work happiness in your company? Here are five practices to go with. Research identifies four main areas that are important for work happiness. These are 1) the relationships […]

Nov 22
Start changing by stopping

Changing an organization is difficult, it takes a long time and usually does not have the result you had hoped for beforehand. And it often turns out that at least half of the colleagues are not waiting for this change at all. I sympathize with you, as do many directors, HR Business Partners and Change […]

Nov 06
Why Prototyping can help you to become more successful during the COVID-19 crisis

COVID-19 makes everything uncertain. But is this the time to start changing the way you change? Yes, it is, and probably you already have. In this article, 5 reasons why you should start using the Prototyping.Work methodology right now and not wait till times are more certain. Because frankly; these times will not return. 1. […]

Oct 29
Congratz! You are a Great Place to Work! But now what?

As a former director of Incentro, former number one of the Great Place to Work awards, I learned an important lesson. Stop copying inspiring success stories, but copy the way you get there. Start your own adventure to become the next success story. Many times I’ve looked at the reports that came out of the […]

Oct 29
Prototyping your own way to happiness at work

By now you should be aware that you have one important asset: your employees! Cases like Southwest Airlines and Incentro prove that by putting your people first, you do achieve the results you aspire to. So measuring the happiness of your most important asset is something to take seriously. But what once you have those […]

Oct 13
5 learnings for you to let your employees decide their own salary

When you are a leader in a hierarchical organization and you want the organization to become more autonomous, allowing employees to decide their own salary sounds like a logical thing to do. But in my experience, this can be a difficult and complex challenge. Decisions about your own salary or raise are a real leap […]

Sep 10
Prototyping.Work is expanding!

We just officially started Prototyping.Work, and now we immediately have good news! We are expanding! After 1 week we immediately have a growth of 50%. Ben MacKenzie joins Prototyping.Work. Ben has a background as a international leadership trainer and consultant. As co-founder of training & consultancy company subject: RESOUL, he has the ideal knowledge and […]

Jul 30
Your innovation lab as a start of organization change

We live in a changing world and mastering the skills to be agile and flexible makes your organization more future-proof. Creating you own innovation lab can be an accelerator for the changes you like to make within your organization. But when do you actually set up an innovation lab? In this article, we outline the […]

Jul 23
Self-management as the new normal

A vast amount of people are now working from home, more due to being forced than wanting to. They have to manage a busy schedule, setting up shop in their living room or kitchen. Some have to deal with being around their spouses 24/7 and home-schooling their kids. How do you fit in answering emails […]

Jun 18
Our white swan in the times of a black swan

When our Royal Airline KLM turned 100 years I wrote a blog “Bullshitting about your purpose is good too” about their ‘Fly responsibly’ advertising; I perceived this as something to push their brand without bringing it to the core of the organization as a higher purpose. Without rooting it, it would not be authentic and […]

Jun 05
Why all companies look alike

Our offices are spacious and inspiring, we develop a feedback culture, we sponsor charities, we cut management layers, we develop cultural programs and on top of that, we all have formulated a purpose and our personal why. Have you ever wondered how it’s possible that all companies compete with their competitors, want to be unique […]

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