By enabling your connected employees to expand their horizons on your behalf, you increase their ability to tap into new people and ideas and stay in step with, ahead of or even lead small changes that lead to other small changes that lead to disruptive changes that can keep you in business. If you do not have your pulse on the changes in your industry you may just find yourself going the way of Kodak and RIM (you can read more about this in a previous article I wrote called Can Disruptive Innovation Lead to Change?).
The Power of the Connected Intelligence
Are you looking for innovation in your workplace? Enable your connected employees to tap into the power of the connected intelligence and bring new ideas, methods and even solutions to the conversation.
More than anytime previous we have access to information and ideas to bring innovation to our ideas and business. You never know what information, ideas or people your connected employees could stumble upon that could make a difference in your next business innovation, no matter how small. The connected intelligence for your employees can be boosted with social networking engagement but only if you enable and encourage them to get active in a useful way.
In the conclusion of this series, Ill explain how to enable your connected employees to find your next connected employee.
Additional articles by Tara:
?Can Disruptive Innovation Lead to Change?
3 Tips On Social Networks Vital for Business
Hiring Emotionally Intelligent Employees
Do You Maintain Composure in Business?
Hiring Better Fitting Employees
Business Leadership For Uncertain Times
How Connected Employees Can Boost Your Bottom Line
?Tara Orchard was trained as a psychologist, and has coached and consulted with thousands of individuals and hundreds of small/medium-sized businesses. Understanding people is at the core of what she does and she is employing a recruiting process that incorporates psychology to facilitate effective hiring decisions. Her focus includes assessment, analysis, strategy and change management and employee development within the career actualization and talent acquisition and management fields. She is also working on a book about the psychology of social media network engagement.