“ Your Value doesn’t decrease

based on someone’s inability to see your Worth”

And so technology entered our lives. Initially we were mesmerized, feverishly following the magic flute of promise and potential with star struck eyes peeled for new horizons. A new world has dawned and so the rush to get there first. Technology  brought about countless previously inconceivable opportunities and inventions – but alas also the reaffirmation of an  invaluable truth: Beware the monster you feed, as it will grow…

Globalization, ever increasing competition, accumulating regulation, compliance controls, risk management and many more internal and external business factors have forced organizations and business to continuously adopt enhanced technological processes in the workplace today.  Fact is, we are so deep in it, there is no turning back. We took in a cute little puppy and started feeding it with no prior knowledge of its breed. And somehow we didn’t care. Today that puppy is colossal, non stop chasing its own tail and growing with every turn it takes – the end nowhere near in sight.

Employee Disengagement is a direct result of inevitable technological advancement. However, people refuse to be mere robots. They hunger after own sense of purposethat one ingredient that instils a sense of meaning, self respect and confidence in own ability. The growing phenomenon of Disengagement is just the symptom of a deeply rooted cry for help. Respect could never be bought – it needs to be earned. And THIS is exactly what people want : Opportunities enabling them to earn that respect.

The seemingly eluding solution in striking the perfect balance between constant technological advancement and proud, confident and engaged employees in the workplace, is right there before our eyes. After all, simplicity truly is the ultimate form of sophistication. Yet maybe we subconsciously still choose to ignore the most obvious…