In this episode of it’s DO-BE time, Tony and Brian introduce their longtime focus on “enlightened management.” By the 1950’s, the workforce was shifting from order-takers to knowledge workers. Up until that time, organizations were structured based on an early twentieth century military model – command and control. While the workforce has continued to evolve over the past seventy years, in many organizations management has not. The Covid pandemic has amplified what millennial employees have been telling us since they entered the workforce; command and control management is not the way to motivate, engage, or retain today’s workforce. It’s time to ensure that your management is enlightened!