Thinking about our communities outside of our workplace can actually strengthen our communities inside the workplace. Kenny Clewett is a leader with Ashoka, a global organization with a mission to mobilize everyone to be a changemaker. Kenny shares how organizations can find changemakers. What makes them so special and valuable? And why being a changemaker can help people and organizations have a better experience at work.
Lt. Col. Adria Horn shares a unique perspective on talent and turnover, and draws interesting parallels between returning to the office and returning from deployment. She serves in the U.S. Army Reserve and is executive vice president of workforce for Tilson Technology Management. She contributed to a McKinsey article called “A Military Veteran Knows Why Your Employees Are Leaving.”
Business leaders have been trying to crack the code on innovation since the beginning of time. But, Dr. Simone Ahuja has a new take on innovation. She says it’s not just about filling an unmet need in the market or solving a previously unsolvable problem. She says innovation is a recipe for engaging and retaining talent. Plus, she shares strategies for building microcultures of innovation in every organization.
Can a robot take your job? Kevin Roose, New York Times technology writer and author of Futureproof, shares his take on how we can bring more of our humanity to work to avoid being replaced by AI. Plus, he lets us in on how a small bookstore in Oakland, California managed to thrive despite all the market forces working against it.
What’s the real impact of community? NYU social science professor and author of Palaces for the People, Eric Klinenberg, conducted research on a deadly Chicago heat wave that illustrates how important community is to humanity’s resilience. Eric’s work is foundational to how we have been re-envisioning the workplace to be more like some of the best neighborhoods and communities where we live.