Leading The Future of Work

with Jacob Morgan

Leading the Future of Work Podcast with Jacob Morgan
A weekly show where Jacob has in-depth conversations with the world’s top business leaders, best-selling authors, and thinkers.

Why Every Company Should Be A Platform Company

My guest for this week’s Future of Work podcast is Régis Mulot. Régis is the Executive Vice President of Human Resources at Staples. We speak on why every company should be a platform company. A platform company partners and incorporates technology from multiple corporations, partners, nonprofits, and educational institutions, to name a few. While this concept is not new, it is growing and evolving. Instead of only concentrating on what is going on inside a company, the focus is shifted to building networks outside of the organization. These networks assist in building a stronger, more profitable platform company.[…]

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The Future Employee: How The Role Of The Employee Is Changing And What It Means For Your Organization

The Chief Human Resource Officer of the AARP, John Sigmon, joins me today on the Future of Work Podcast. We talk about what it means to be an employee in the future of work. We discuss the very definition of what being an employee is, and how it is changing. John describes with personal detail, how an employee would view their career path when it comes to working for a company. The role of the employee is changing. Organizations need to think differently about the expectation of employees to settle at one company for a long amount of time. Most positions are changing into more dynamic and flexible roles. Many distinctions of employee types are becoming less defined as organizations are looking to the future, and changing as fast as the world around them. […]

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The Talent Driven Economy with Tara Sinclair

This week on The Future of Work Podcast, my guest is Tara Sinclair. Tara is an Associate Professor of Economics and International Affairs at The George Washington University and Chief Economist at Indeed.com. Together, we look at the talent driven economy, which is the talent pool that is increasing and what that means for the future of work. The talent driven economy effects everyone, whether you have a job, or are looking for one. Tara shares her insights on what job seekers desire, and what opportunities and fields we are seeing growth in for available jobs. […]

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The Happiness Industry: How the Government and Big Business Sold Us Well-Being

This week’s guest on the Future of Work Podcast is William Davies. William Davies is the author of a book called The Happiness Industry: How the Government and Big Business Sold Us Well-Being. He is also the Senior Lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London. This is a very interesting topic, as engagement, health, happiness, and wellness are all topics that many companies are discussing and investing millions of dollars in.

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How to Drive High Performing Teams and Individuals

Today dive in with me as I sit down with Mary O’Hara, at Blue Shield of California on the topic of high performing teams and individuals in the future of work. Mary has a mass amount of insight when it comes to different techniques and everything that encompasses “touching the people” within an organization. […]

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Creating a Great Employee Experience – Lessons from Pandora

Today I sit down with Kristen Robinson, Chief HR Officer at Pandora located in Oakland, CA. Kristen flourishes and has a phenomenal impact in the Human Resources department with a vast amount of insight on how to successfully operate in the HR arena with any corporation. Pandora for those of you who don’t know, is a free personalized internet radio service that consists of over 1750 employees. Kristen and I dive into why the Employee experience is crucial in any workplace and how it can benefit any business.

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