There’s no doubt that technology plays an increasingly important role in our everyday lives. No previous generation has been tasked so greatly with developing technology and charting its course. Some people believe technology is the next great society and will take over humans, while others believe humans have the power to leverage technology to their […]
My guest today is David Epstein, New York Times bestselling author of Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World. In our discussion today you will hear the backstory of how he came to write this book, which is quite fascinating, very serendipitous, and not what you would expect. David’s research has found that while specialists still have a place and they are still needed, they have been overvalued in our society whereas generalists have been greatly undervalued. It is generalists who are most likely going to triumph in the future of work. And this is the topic we are focusing on in today’s discussion. Why are generalists more successful leaders? How can you develop your range? When did the idea of specialization start and why? David answer’s all these questions and more!
Some organizations are great. Some organizations are not so great.
You can tell the difference between these types of organizations almost as soon as you walk into the office or sit down in an interview or meeting. Truly great organizations care about their people and create high-quality employee experiences. These are the companies that are focused not just on increasing their bottom lines, but on building communities for their employees and customers where everyone is engaged and moving forward.
My guest today is Martin Migoya, Co-Founder and CEO of Globant, an IT and Software development company that uses the latest technologies transform organizations.Globant has a really unique way of providing autonomy and internal mobility to their employees via what they call “pods” and you will hear all about that approach in today’s discussion. We also explore what happened at the company after they stopped their annual employee engagement surveys, Martin’s take on the global state of AI, and his advice for leaders around the world looking to transform their organizations.
How is your relationship with your manager? Is it a strained relationship, is it a healthy relationship, or maybe you don’t know your manager at all. In this video we are talking about three ways to build your relationship with your manager, that if implemented can have a huge impact on the way you work.
Imagine walking into a car dealership and telling one of the sales representatives that you’re looking for a car. When he or she asks what you are looking for, you say that it needs to be able to fit five people, have great horsepower and torque, be painted blue, and have all the new modern features of today’s car. The dealer says they have something for you and then proceeds to wheel out a Frankenstein-like monstrosity that has five seats all on the left side of the car, a massive engine on the right side of the car, a steering wheel that’s attached to the roof, and splotchy blue paint. And they expect you to buy it! When you voice your displeasure, the dealer says the car has everything you wanted. Technically, it does meet the bill, but it is not at all what you wanted or had in mind.