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Conquering Digital Overload: Official Book Launch

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Innovation Birmingham

Birmingham Science Park

Holt Street, Birmingham

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The first in a series of thought leadership events called 'Digital Horizons', this is the launch of an exciting new leadership book for the digital age written by members of 'The Future Work Forum'. This event includes;

  • presentations from the authors
  • a meet the authors session
  • drinks and canapes

'Conquering Digital Overload' has contributions from 16 Future Work Forum partners and 6 of them will share their views on the subject. Short presentations on technology, culture, leadership and mindset will be followed by an opportunity to meet them over drinks and canapés.

Join us and other leaders to hear from an international group of experts on leadership in a digital age.

In the digital world executives are presented with exponentially more information than their predecessors were a generation ago – and yet we’re not exponentially more productive. Why? Because we’re using twenty-first century technology with a twentieth century mindset.

Excessive working hours, email overload and invasion of private life are all symptoms of a working culture that has used technology to simply amplify old management processes rather than enable and refine newer, more productive ones.

Instead of liberating us, technology has created a digital overload, accentuating the problems of presenteeism, unreasonable deadlines and management demands. Organisations need to stop using technology to turn up the volume and start using it to change the channel.

Written by a unique team of experts, this book covers leadership, corporate culture, technology, wellness and workplace design. It argues that digital overload is a problem of corporate culture and a failure of leadership. As such it takes leadership to fix it; leaders who have the courage to explore alternative ways of working with technology, the enlightenment to give employees more freedom and control over their own lives, and the humility to live and demonstrate the new culture personally. Those who do this have the power to transform their organizations so they can ride the digital wave rather than be swamped by it.

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Innovation Birmingham

Birmingham Science Park

Holt Street, Birmingham

B7 4BP

United Kingdom

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