Join us this Thursday at 5pm ET for the Future-Proof Workplace show! Learning will be a key factor in the 21st century. Making sure we personally are learning and that educators are helping develop the next generation is a challenging task. This is because our models for learning and educating are routed in the 20th Century mindset. Is […]Read more
Yearly Archives: 2018
Are we Catching Up to Make Star Wars a Reality?
Join us this Thursday at 5pm ET for the Future-Proof Workplace show! Are we catching up to make Star Wars a reality? Yes we are, according to Vivek Wadhwa, Distinguished Fellow and adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Engineering. Artificial Intelligence (AI) will change the world forever; and as history teaches us, we can never go […]Read more
Traditional Leadership Tools are Dead Along with Hierarchy
Join us this Thursday at 5pm ET for the Future-Proof Workplace show! As we careen into the 21st Century, it is becoming increasingly clear that the traditional tools and techniques of the 20th Century are designed for a bygone era. Gone are hierarchies and traditional talent management tools that served a great purpose in industrial settings, but are […]Read more
What to do when Machines do Everything – How do Humans Get Ahead?
Join us this Thursday at 5pm ET for the Future-Proof Workplace show! A couple of months ago, artificial intelligence and robots seemed like great dinner party discussion, but it has fast become a reality of the world of work. When we published our book last April, there were only a few hotels that were run by robots (a […]Read more
In the 20th Century Humans were the Extension of the Machine – What about the 21st Century?
Join us this Thursday at 5pm ET for the Future-Proof Workplace show! Robots are taking all the jobs… or are they? The automation economy both destroys and creates jobs, and most of us will be “working side-by-side with robots” in the future. The extension of “man and the machine” is well recognized as the hallmark of the 20th […]Read more
Closing the Technology Skills Gap
Join us this Thursday at 5pm ET for the Future-Proof Workplace show! To get work done today and in the future, leaders must embrace technology and the gig economy. Resistance is futile, yet we continue to ignore the technology skills gap, which threatens the future vibrancy of the U.S. economy, workforce development and national security. Who is responsible […]Read more
Agile Relationships to Accelerate Business
Join us this Thursday at 5pm ET for the Future-Proof Workplace show! Building strategic relationships for agile business results are key for 21st Century results. In our book, Future-Proof Workplace, we highlight that relationships are one of the key factors for success. They need to be deep, networked, and ever evolving. Relationships enhance innovation and speed. Joining us this […]Read more
Creating a Learning Culture within the State of Tennessee
Join us this Thursday at 5pm ET for the Future-Proof Workplace show! When looking to become an employer of choice, or create a learning culture, many look to the corporate sector for innovation, assuming, wrongly, that the public sector is “behind the times.” This couldn’t be further from the truth within the State of Tennessee, which is seen […]Read more
Small Business Capital Radio
Small Business Capital Radio Please join us Wednesdays at 1pm EST for our Small Business Capital Internet Radio show. You can listen at www.w4cyradio.com (apps also available) and recordings will be available beginning February 2018 on www.iHeartRadio.com. The show discusses all aspects of small business capital to include both internal (printed) and external (rented) […]Read more
Join us this Thursday at 5pm ET for the Future-Proof Workplace show! Why are some leaders in high-stakes situations and crisis highly effective, while others disappoint, and some utterly fail? What is the difference? Why are some able to not only survive but thrive, even in tumult? The answer is, that high-stakes leaders demonstrate three critical aspects that ensure […]Read more