Category: Employee Engagement

Industrial Age Cancer: 20th Century Practices Kill Off Business

Many companies these days, both large or small, face a huge problem: stagnation. Business practices are not keeping up with the times or innovating along with the demands of the 21st century. We’re facing entirely new challenges, but ill-equipped to react, and just like the dinosaurs… going extinct. Here at Next Jump, we focus on

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Adopt-a-School: A Movement to Change Education and Train Children for the Future of Work

One of my favourite things about Adopt-A-School is seeing the progress the children make, not only in terms of their technical level, but also with their confidence. Alongside the tech part of the club, we also run Toastmasters sessions to help the kids practice public speaking skills

Moneyball of Leadership: Predictors of High Performance Cultures

McKinsey has written studies that over 90 percent of CEOs plan to increase investment in leadership development because they see it as the single most important human-capital issue their organizations face.1 Theo Epstein, the general manager of the Cubs was recently named the “Greatest World Leader” by Fortune. Epstein believes that not only does “character matter,” but that it was their

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Next Jump Co-CEO Update: Jan + Feb 2017

Our Co-CEO’s (Meghan Messenger and Charlie Kim) write a monthly newsletter that we share not only with our staff and family, but also friends of the company (including past Leadership Academy attendees).  It includes a sampling of many things happening, summing up as part of our larger mission in changing workplace culture. ================================== NxJumpers + Family

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