Business Relationship Management Research
Relationships and the Rise of the People Platform
In the past, old hierarchies within business organizations traditionally viewed employees as a single, replaceable cog in an enormous machine; a means to an end. Value was placed solely on a predetermined business strategy to be achieved at the lowest possible cost. As a result, the cogs–meaning people–either fit into this strategy or not.
Thrive with Purpose when Changing Careers
Throughout the 20th century, the concept of the career employee represented the gold standard for most of the workforce. If you could land a position with plenty of job security, you could stay in that role for years and work your way up the ranks of a single company.
Despite this, changing careers has always been a hallmark of professional life.
Why DevOps Realizes Exponential Results with an Advanced BRM Capability
Devops remains rooted in Continuous Feedback and iterative delivery, so that BRMs can play a strategic role as facilitator and translator of that feedback throughout the process.
Helpful Strategies to Increase Your Self-Awareness
In many ways, we are controlled by our emotions. Yet, we often remain blissfully unaware of their power over us, let alone how to control the outbursts that occur. However, the ability to control our reactions remains critically important in handling difficult or stressful situations.
Introducing: The New BRM Institute Mission & Value Statement
This year we are focused on supporting the goals and ambitions of our global member volunteers. At the forefront of the conversation is the shift from profit to purpose and the value of being human!
The Hidden Value of Creativity in the Workplace
Creativity can be the crucial ingredient to staying competitive in your business and your field. By working with a company that fosters your creativity, or finding ways to cultivate your own, you can increase your overall happiness and strengthen your workplace performance.
How to Charge Your Career with Meaning & Purpose
For many people, a job is just a paycheck; it’s what keeps them moving from one month to the next. Distanced from the impact of their work, individuals caught in such a scenario often experience higher stress levels and reduced productivity.
But it doesn’t have to stay that way.
Work/Life Balance: An Elusive Endeavor of Self-Reflection
Many people find that their purpose is not lived out through their careers, even though they spend many of their waking hours at work. Thus, dedicating a disproportionate amount of time to something that doesn’t provide personal fulfillment leads us to feel out-of-sorts.
The Little-Known Strategy for Organizational Adaptability
The concept of zero-based principles, when applied to an organization, promotes productivity and increased business value through flexibility. Rather than squander energy supporting an antiquated system of separation, zero-based principles provide easy, transparent access to organization-wide data, which ultimately encourages collaboration and increases productivity.
Knowledge: The Secret Formula for Innovation
As Benjamin Franklin once said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”
Indeed, investing your time, energy, and efforts into obtaining knowledge can be a far more valuable investment than stocks, bonds, and even real estate.
The Rise of Human-Centered Management
Human-centered management empowers employees to do their best work, clearly communicates the company’s goals, and shows them the path to success. Moreover, employees remain a company’s most valuable asset. Thus, it becomes increasingly important for businesses to treat their employees with respect and appreciation.
Intangible Values: The Building Blocks of Purpose
Every organization lives by a set of values. These values represent a moral compass for employees that guides them down the path of success. However, to truly be justified in our judgments of certain values, it’s imperative to know the distinction between the two main types: tangible & intangible values.