EPISODE 15: COMING BACK TO MOBILITY
Mobility is very important in the corporate housing industry. But as we move to a post-COVID world, what does mobility look like? And will it ever be the same as it was before?
In this half hour podcast, you’ll hear:
- Futurist Brian David Johnson discuss what mobility looks like in a post-COVID world
- Futurist Greg Lindsay reveal his research on how workers, employers and cities are redefining mobility
- Maura Carey from Dwellworks outline how corporate housing companies can adapt to this new reality
- Three things you can do now to prepare for the new world of mobility– plus two lightning rounds of additional takeaways!
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Take Action: 3 Things To Do (Plus 2 Lightning Rounds!)
- Take a moment.
- In times of crisis, leaders need to take the time to reflect.
- Think about the future of your own work; the future of your business; the future of how you want to come back.
- Consider which interactions still need to be face-to-face, and how these interactions could be redefined.
- Don’t make assumptions about who wants to be mobile.
- Younger workers may be digital natives, but they also need to face-to-face interactions for their own career development.
- Survey your staff to find out how they want to work.
- Focus on safety and security.
- Think about Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs; people won’t re-engage if they don’t feel safe.
- Focus on duty of care; deliver safety and security and everything else will flow from this.
- Don’t be prescriptive in your mobility recommendations; give workers choices and let them design their own experiences.
- Be ready; people want to be mobile again, and they will be mobile in ways they haven’t been before. There’s a backlog of people ready to re-engage. Be prepared for this volume.
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