Category: Leadership Development

“Learning to Trust My Gut”: Keith’s PLB Journey

At Next Jump, every new hire goes through PLB, or “Personal Leadership Bootcamp.” PLB is a safe environment for new employees to identify their “backhand”—the thing that holds us back from reaching our full potential—and develop practice grounds to tackle it. Keith shared his journey with us on his struggles with trusting his gut reactions.

Continue reading

Leaders-in-Training: Jimmy and Yutong’s experience captaining Super Saturday

Twice a year, Next Jump holds a massive recruiting event called Super Saturday. From over a thousand candidates, we find the best and brightest based on technical prowess and culture fit. Through this process, we choose the top candidates to bring to our office for a full day of interviews and challenges. All of this

Continue reading

Culture 10X Breakfast: A Forum For Sharing Experiments

On Thursday, we invited some of the top innovators in workplace culture and learning at our London office in Waterloo for a Culture 10X Breakfast. During these breakfasts, we facilitate an inspiring space for individuals and organisations (across all sectors, including Government, Intelligence, Corporate and Consulting to Non-Profits, Start-ups and Education) to openly exchange knowledge,

Continue reading

“Trust…A Little Bit At a Time”: Kathy’s PLB Journey

At Next Jump, every new hire goes through PLB – or “Personal Leadership Bootcamp.” PLB is a safe environment for new employees to identify their “backhand” – the thing that holds us back from reaching our full potential – and develop practice grounds to tackle it. Kathy shared her journey with us on learning to

Continue reading

8 Signs of Industrial Age Cancer

The 21st century business world is “VUCA” – volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous. Co-CEO Charlie Kim explains the 8 symptoms of organizations with “Industrial Age Cancer,” and the traits organizations need to adapt and thrive in today’s world. 1. Fixed vs. Growth Mindset   2. Single vs. Continuous Innovation   3. Passive Listening vs. Experiential

Continue reading

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

Continue reading