The pandemic gave many of us a time to reflect on what we wanted from life and where our values lay. So it’s perhaps no surprise organizations were suddenly faced with what became known as The Great Resignation in 2021. This was the trend in which employees voluntarily resigned from their jobs in what appeared to be a mass exodus as they rethought their work conditions, careers and long-term career goals.
One of the reasons cited for the Great Resignation has been the lack of career advancement opportunities. We’re not getting enough opportunity to grow in work. But is this the fault of organisations or ourselves?
Top #10 Business Thinker Whitney Johnson reveals the forces that are stopping us from growing, the six stages of growth – including Explorer and Collector - and how we can use this to chart our growth.
Whitney Johnson is the CEO of Disruption Advisors, a tech-enabled talent development company. She was named a 2021 Top #10 Business Thinker by Thinkers50, and is a globally recognized thought-leader, keynote speaker, executive coach, and consultant. A LinkedIn Top Voice since 2019 with 1.8 million followers, Whitney has a passion for personal disruption, helping individuals transform their lives, careers, teams, and companies. Her LinkedIn Learning course Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship has been viewed more than 1 million times.