Author Archives: Douglas Ferguson

About Douglas Ferguson

Douglas Ferguson is an entrepreneur and human-centered technologist. He is the founder and president of Voltage Control, an Austin-based change agency that helps enterprises spark, accelerate, and sustain innovation. He specializes in helping teams work better together through participatory decision making and design inspired facilitation techniques.

5 Ways to Encourage Employee Engagement

GUEST POST from Douglas Ferguson How do we become disengaged? What triggers disengagement in employees? When employees are engaged they embody the vision, values, and purpose of the company. The ultimate goal is to have a team of passionate contributors … Continue reading

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How to Effectively Manage Remotely

GUEST POST from Douglas Ferguson Consider five best practices for managing remotely. Remote work was once associated with poor accountability, incohesive teamwork, and confusing communication practices. Fortunately, that’s now easily preventable. With the right management practices and tools, remote management … Continue reading

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Breaking the Iceberg of Company Culture

Company Culture is key to the success of a business. Voltage Control works with enterprises to help them discover ways to sustain innovation and create lasting cultural change. GUEST POST from Douglas Ferguson Company culture is like an iceberg. Organizational … Continue reading

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Invest Yourself in All That You Do

GUEST POST from Douglas Ferguson Diversity of thought and diversity of perspective is crucial to innovative solutions within teams. Building a work culture around diversity and inclusion is proven to provide performance rates that outshine the competition. “If everybody is thinking alike, … Continue reading

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What You Must Know Before Leading a Design Thinking Workshop

GUEST POST from Douglas Ferguson Leading a design thinking workshop can completely transform your company for the better. According to the 71% of brands that champion design thinking, making a shift to a design-centered mindset will dramatically improve productivity and … Continue reading

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