Archives from March 2017

Diane Mulcahy on the Gig Economy

Why you should freelance.

March 31, 2017 / Podcast # 17-13

Diane Mulcahy

In today’s economy the best way to stay relevant is to diversify your skills and take on small, one-time jobs. It’s not about the extra cash, it’s about staying relevant. Diane Mulcahy, author of the AMACOM book The Gig Economy, joins us to talk about reasons you should be cultivating your side-hustle.

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Edward Hess on Finding a Role for Humanity

Where will the jobs be for human beings?

March 24, 2017 / Podcast # 17-12

Edward Hess

Automation and robotics are coming to the workforce and they’re poised to be as disruptive as the industrial revolution. Where will humans fit in to this new world of work? Edward Hess, coauthor along with Katherine Ludwig of the new book Humility is the New Smart: Rethinking Human Excellence in the Smart Machine Age, joins us to talk about job opportunities for a newly automatic world.

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Asi Burak on Learning from Video Games

How video games became an instructional tool.

March 17, 2017 / Podcast # 17-11

Asi Burak

Good news! All that time you’ve spent playing video games is actually good for you. Asi Burak, coauthor, along with Laura Parker, of Power Play: How Video Games Can Change the World, is here to talk about how playing video games can be beneficial to learning as well as what other companies should be learning from the video game industry.

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Bob Kulhan on Honing Your Improv Skills

Applying an art form to business

March 10, 2017 / Podcast # 17-10

Bob Kulhan

We often think about improvisation in the context of comedy and it has nothing to do with the average workplace. But you’ve actually used improv tools more than you probably think. Bob Kulhan, improv pro in and out of the office, is here to talk about how to add these crucial skills to your toolkit.

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Leonard Sherman on Considering Your Brand Long-Term

How to stay true to your mission while adapting to changing times.

March 3, 2017 / Podcast # 17-09

Leonard Sherman

Customers needs are always changing. Even the most universal products get updated and each brand has to figure out how to change with the times. Leonard Sherman, author of If You’re in a Dogfight, Become a Cat!: Strategies for Long-Term Growth, joins us with lots of examples of companies doing it right and some of the ones who got it wrong.

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