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.

Truly Human Leadership-Part 1: Management and Leadership at Barry-Wehmiller

With the crisis in leadership and so many employees in the world disengaged, I’m always looking to find organizations that are doing things differently or thinking about leadership differently. This is Part 1 of the future of work podcast featuring Bob Chapman, CEO of Barry-Wehmiller Companies, Inc., a manufacturing company with over 8,000 employees that has shown a growth rate of 16 percent a year compounded over the past 25 years. Bob has a unique approach to leadership whereby he feels personally responsible for every employee that works at his company — a concept that he calls “truly human leadership.” Enjoy and make sure to tune in for Part 2!

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The Industrial Internet: GE’s Vision of a World With Connected People And Machines

The world as we know it is becoming more and more connected. But, what will a world look like when devices as small as your watch to as large as a jet engine are all connected to each other and to people? In this episode of the future of work podcast, I speak with Rich Carpenter who is the Chief of Strategy for GE in their Intelligent Platforms division. Rich shares fascinating insight around how connected machines (usually very large machines) and devices are going to impact our economy, our jobs, and our future. Listen to learn more! […]

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Exponential Organizations: Why new organizations are ten times better, faster, and cheaper than yours (and what to do about it)

I talk with Salim Ismail, Founding Executive Director of Singularity University, and co-author of “Exponential Organizations: Why new organizations are ten times better, faster, and cheaper than yours (and what to do about it).” I had a fascinating conversation with Salim covering a lot of topics — jobs and technology to exponential organizations to employee tenure, and more. […]

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Behind the Scenes of Spiceworks: The World’s Most Transparent Company

This week I talk with Scott Abel, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer for Spiceworks, to explore some of the things that he does to create such a great place to work. Spiceworks, the world’s largest community of global IT professionals that come together online and offline, was recently named by Glassdoor as one of the world’s best companies to work for and they have received numerous other similar awards.

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Overcoming the Skills Gap — How Udemy is Helping Anyone Learn Anything

The “skills gap” is inarguably one of the biggest threats for modern day workplaces. Many employers say they can’t fill open jobs and employees say that they aren’t getting the proper education and training at their companies. This week Udemy CEO Dennis Yang shares his perspective on mitigating the skills gap, and how his company is helping people learn and acquire new skills while preparing workers for the future. Tune in!

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From the Quantified Self to the Quantified Workplace

The area of goal setting can make a big difference when attempting to create an engaged organization. This week, I speak to Kris Duggan, the CEO of BetterWorks to explore the “quantified workplace” and how goal setting can be used to get the most out of employees while also creating a desirable place to work. Tune in!

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