Have you ever wondered what it means to be a futurist and how they are able to anticipate future trends? Today I am sharing three things that futurists do everyday that can help you start thinking like a futurist yourself.
Diversity is definitely a buzzword in today’s business world. But more than just a passing trend, diversity should be a core value of every business. Each week I talk with business experts on my podcast The Future of Work Podcast. I enjoy hearing what they have to say about important topics, and diversity is no exception. Here are a few things my recent guests have shared about why diversity is so important and the challenges that organizations face as they try to become more inclusive.
This week we are doing something a bit different due to my busy travel schedule and the fact that the week started with a holiday. Instead of having a one on one conversation with a guest, I am answering your questions from social media. Topics range from advice on how to get leaders to buy into employee experience to the top 5 hard skills needed for the future and how often to do employee surveys plus much more.
My wife and I have worked together for many years, we spend almost all of our time together. It can be challenging at times, but we have three tips to share that we have found helpful for working together successfully.
Long hours, bad cubicles, tedious work, toxic culture — there are a lot of reasons why people would want to make a change within their organization. Change can be something as small as getting the office supplies you need or as big as revamping the corporate culture and brand, but no matter the size, change can have a big impact on the morale, growth, and revenue of a company. Change is especially important as we march towards the future of work, as the rate of change is sure to speed up and organizations that are stuck in their ways will likely be left in the dust. But how can you really drive change within your organization that will last and keep your company at the forefront?
Today’s guest is Ed McLaughlin, President of Operations and Technology at Mastercard. Join us as we talk about how Mastercard creates great digital experiences for their employees, how they are keeping up with the accelerating pace of change, and how they balance gathering information and data while providing privacy and security. Ed also reveals some cool AI programs Mastercard has in place such as NuDetect and SafetyNet and he explains why he is so optimistic about the future of AI and automation.