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modern workspace

Crossing the workplace rubicon, practice purposeful presence

Jeff Frick

Workplace professionals have worked with corporate real estate and facilities to build productivity and people-centric improvements in the office and work environment for decades. But resistance was usually high and...

work culture

How a multigenerational workforce can supercharge innovation

Ahead Thought Leadership

Rather than see an age-diverse workplace as a challenge to be overcome, managers can boost a company’s success by making the most of employee experience. In 2016, the CEO of...

work culture

From Linear To Emergent Culture

Stowe Boyd

The discontent of today’s workforce presages a new era of work culture What are the most critical aspects of work culture from the perspective of workers? Perhaps we can start...

hybrid work

How businesses can enhance employee well-being—even from afar

Ahead Thought Leadership

To create a productive workforce with low turnover and encourage a more collaborative environment, companies are permitting a new type of work-life balance. Dena Soukieh is a UX designer in...

work culture

Meetings can be efficient, effective, and fun…no…really! 

Jeff Frick

Q “Can you train us to have better meetings?”A “We can, and it probably won’t work.” Bad meetings are the bane of the modern working world. The back-to-back, uninterrupted energy...

productivity

How technology is creating a better meeting experience

Ahead Thought Leadership

Inside the new innovations to prevent video-meeting fatigue In 1999, scientists and researchers noticed a troubling trend in an exciting emerging technology: videoconferencing was causing fatigue in people using it for...

hybrid work

Technology through different eyes—gaps in beholding the future

Carolina Milanesi

Tech on the job: opportunity and risk Do most people think about the specific technology they use at work? They think of the tasks they complete via the use of...

work culture

6 ways to prioritize self-care in the workplace

Ahead Thought Leadership

At the beginning of the pandemic, few realized how dramatically it would affect the way we work. At first, it seemed that working from home might just be temporary—and that...

work culture

Burnout or betrayal?

Stowe Boyd

Missteps by corporations and institutions balancing the bottom line with employee well-being have led to a global pandemic of burnout, one that reaches into all aspects of life, at work...

work culture

The culture factor: how hybrid work is advancing around the world

Ahead Thought Leadership

Workplace upheaval is changing societies everywhere. But to fully embrace remote and hybrid work, one thing is clear: while digital infrastructure is critical, it’s not all that’s needed. In 2009,...

productivity

How leaders use AI to predict the future of work

Kirsten Barkved

The future of work is already here. And it’s changed the modern workplace. Not that long ago, Artificial Intelligence (AI) felt like a concept that was “off in the distance.”...

modern workspace

Untethered and human-centric, moving beyond utilization to productivity

Jeff Frick

Creating places for people to create the best work of their careers Welcome to Work 20XX. A show focused on work as we continue to navigate these transformational times. I...

work culture

The Great Resignation—why are they leaving?

Carolina Milanesi

We have heard about the Great Resignation and the big reshuffle the pandemic has fueled. After perhaps being pushed harder and farther than ever before for the past two years,...

Work 20XX

Navigating uncertain waters: you’ll find your way if people are at the helm

Jeff Frick

An interview with Meg Bear, Chief Product Officer of SAP SuccessFactors, on adopting a humanity-first attitude. Welcome to Work 20XX. A show focused on the future of work as we...

workstyle

Hybrid work: a cure-all for employee burnout or a path to it?

Ahead Thought Leadership

Exhaustion while working at home is an increasing concern, but new solutions are paving the way for a brighter future. In August 2020, a large outdoor retail company made a...

productivity

5 ways to get IT, HR, and employees on the same hybrid work page

Carolina Milanesi

We know hybrid work means different things to different organizations. Often, it comes to mean different things to different stakeholders in the same organization. It is not so much about...

work culture

Can emotions make your organization more successful?

Dr. Daniel Goleman

Webex’s own Kris Rangarajan interviews Dr. Daniel Goleman, Author, Psychologist, and Leader in Emotional Intelligence at WebexOne. They talk about the growing importance of Emotional Intelligence in the new workplace,...

work culture

Employees change faster than organizations—pace yourself

Stowe Boyd

How we pace our work permeates—and changes—work culture “Every form of civilization is a wise equilibrium between firm substructure and soaring liberty.” – Eugen Rosenstock The Covid-19 pandemic has led...

workstyle

The case for giving people time to do deep work

Stowe Boyd

So much about work depends on the pace of alternating between noise and silence. “Nothing has changed human nature more than the loss of silence.” – Max Picard In The...

work culture

Expanding the definition of diversity and how it benefits your organization

Ahead Thought Leadership

The freedom to hire anyone anywhere enables businesses to reach new peaks with workers who are more neurodiverse. In 2020, Ultranauts, a software and data-quality engineering startup founded by two...

work culture

6 inspiring ways to bring remote employees together

Darshan Somashekar

From luxurious break rooms to fun team outings, employers have historically invested a lot in providing ways for their people to socialize. That is: until our working world moved from...

hybrid work

Breaking the hybrid barrier: how to recruit and retain top talent

Whitney Johnson

Patrick Pichette, former CFO of Google, was already at the top of his game when the company recruited him. Pichette was a catch: a blue-chip CFO twice over. He’d served...

work culture

Employee Experience and Engagement: Critical for Success

Josh Bersin

In the last year, the employee experience has completely changed. With most of the workforce at home, the way businesses engage their employees has had to evolve quickly. In this...

work culture

ServiceNow focuses on the employee experience

Ahead Thought Leadership

When the pandemic hit, ServiceNow was able to take its workforce that consisted of over 12,000 employees completely remote practically overnight. In this episode, CJ Desai, Chief Product Officer at...

upskilling

4 trends shaping the future of work in 2021

Alixandrea Hernandez

Remote work is here to stay.   83% of workers, remote or on-site, say that a remote work opportunity would make them feel happier at their job. However, more than 60%...

upskilling

Reskilling the future: a new age of digital literacy

Soraya Darabi

Remote work is here to stay. By now, we know this. As businesses continue to react to the effects of the pandemic, offering digital solutions for team collaboration, face-to-face meetings,...

employee experience

Employee or customer? A new world of employee retention.

Soraya Darabi

The late, great Tony Hsieh, former CEO of Zappos, once said of his business: “Our number one priority is company culture. Our whole belief is that if you get the...

remote work

An inclusive future of work: our 'Beatles moment'

Aruna Ravichandran

What is a “Beatles moment?” Many legendary entertainers who got their start in the 1960s and ’70s will likely say that seeing the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show in...

workstyle

The art and science successful remote teams

Mike Walsh

When Zapier started out, they were only a side project working out of an incubator in California. As they began to grow, they realized the best people for their team,...

remote work

Bringing back the water cooler

Aruna Ravichandran

In the years leading up to the 2020 pandemic, many people begrudged their daily trip to the office. This wasn’t just due to the commute – it was also the...

remote work

How smaller cities are trying to plug America’s brain drain

Daniel Oberhaus

To offset the loss of educated workers to “superstar cities,” more places are offering perks like relocation stipends and the option to work remotely.  It was the spring of 2010...

productivity

A $100M bet that online coaching can make a better manager

Adam Rogers

BetterUp wants to bring data to human resources and create more fulfilled employees.  The way Alexi Robichaux tells it, his online executive coaching company BetterUp didn’t start because he was...

work culture

Thumbtack tries bridging the benefits gap for gig workers

Emily Dreyfuss

As tech companies draw scrutiny over on-demand labor practices, one platform is piloting a program in which worker benefits are supported by customers.  As tech companies draw scrutiny over on-demand...


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