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Humans, Now and Then explores how our rapidly changing world impacts our human experience, now and in the future. If you like the show, please share with others to help get them involved in the conversation about the future.

Humans, Now and Then explores how our rapidly changing world impacts our human experience, now and in the future. If you like the show, please share with others to help get them involved in the conversation about the future.

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Humans, Now and Then explores how our rapidly changing world impacts our human experience, now and in the future. If you like the show, please share with others to help get them involved in the conversation about the future.

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English


Episodes

Robert Bogue: Leveraging Confident Change Management to Shape the Future

1/11/2021
Massive disruption typically comes with both needs and opportunities for change. So, under challenging circumstances, how can organizations effectively address change during challenging times? And, is is possible to do so while avoiding and addressing the potential for burnout? In this episode, I speak to Robert Bogue, business leader, author and public speaker, about how organizations can address critical change initiatives with confidence in order to achieve success. Bio: Robert Bogue...

Duration:00:41:17

From Suffering to Growth: Finding Purpose from Death Row

1/5/2021
When we're at our worst, what does it take for us to forgive ourselves and forge a better path forward? And, is this a possibility even from a place like Death Row? I kick off Season 3 of Humans, Now and Then with a conversation with Tessie Castillo, author of Crimson Letters: Voices from Death Row, along with one of her co-authors Alim, who joins our conversation from North Carolina's Central Prison death row. Bio: Tessie Castillo is an author from Durham, North Carolina. She co-wrote her...

Duration:00:37:35

Kyle Sanders: Going the Distance to Shape a Better Future

12/31/2020
What it is take to go the distance? When the chips are down, how do we find the courage and will to continue on so that we can achieve our purpose? In this episode, I speak with Kyle Sanders, the Founder of Legacy Consultants Group and the host of the Legacy on Purpose Podcast, about what he's learned from participating in endurance events, the importance of truly living our purpose, and how these tie into effective, meaningful leadership. Bio: Kyle Sanders is the Founder of Legacy...

Duration:00:46:50

Shawn Harper: What it Takes to Win at Shaping a Better Future

12/28/2020
What do you think it takes to win? Is winning only a possibility for some, or can a winning mindset help you overcome all odds to achieve your biggest goals? In this episode, I speak to Shawn Harper, former NFL Player, Motivational Speaker and Business Owner, about why you were designed to win, and why what we believe about success may be all wrong. Bio: Shawn is a former NFL Player (Rams, Colts, NFL Europe) turned Motivational Speaker and Business Owner. Growing up, he had several...

Duration:00:32:08

Leading Beyond Crisis to Shape a Better Future

12/23/2020
What does it take to lead beyond a crisis? During massive disruption, should leaders only focus on pulling through, or can they effectively adapt and evolve in order to prepare for what comes next? In this episode, I speak to Ben Baker and Claire Chandler, authors of 'Leading Beyond a Crisis: A Conversation About What's Next,' about what leaders need to do today in order to futureproof their business, even while working through a crisis. Bios: Ben Baker As the founder of Your Brand...

Duration:00:45:01

Beth Killough: The Nature of Leadership for our Human Herd

12/18/2020
As Humans, we belong in a group. Much like horses, belonging to a group (or herd) allows us to truly thrive. So, what can we learn from horses to help us better connect with those around us, and enable us to lead in more effective ways? In this episode, I speak to Beth Killough, owner of The Circle Up Experience, about how we can see our true nature through the eyes of a horse, and what we can learn from animals to help us center on our human selves. Bio: Beth Killough is the owner of The...

Duration:00:43:49

Yassmin Abdel-Magied: Making the Choice to Change the World

12/15/2020
When you recognize that the world needs to change, what will you do next? Will you look to others to initiate the change you seek, or will you muster the courage to stand up and make the change you wish to see? In this episode, I speak to 2020 LinkedIn Changemaker Yassmin Abdel-Magied, a Sudanese-Australian writer, broadcaster and award-winning social advocate, about her journey to make an impact and how to overcome our fear in order to stay true to our principles, as well as...

Duration:00:43:57

Janice Scholl: Helping Women Shape their Financial Future

12/9/2020
According to a recent McKinsey & Co and LeanIn study, 1 in 4 women are considering leaving the workforce or stepping back from their career paths because of the additional demands placed on them due to the pandemic. So, how does this impact our ability to maintain or improve our financial health? In this episode, I speak to Janice Scholl, host of The Money, Career, & Motherhood Podcast, about how women can take charge of their financial future during difficult times, and the importance of...

Duration:00:44:23

Alain Hunkins: The Secrets to Building the Leaders of the Future

12/7/2020
How do we shape the leaders of the future? Is there something to the trend of promoting high performers into leadership, or should we rethink the behaviors that are required of effective, proactive leaders? In this episode, I speak to author, keynote speaker, facilitator and coach Alain Hunkins, about the three keys to effective leadership, and the importance of putting people first. Bio: A sought-after keynote speaker, facilitator and coach, Alain Hunkins is a leadership expert who...

Duration:00:52:03

Paul McCarthy: Why Fired Leaders are the Future of Leadership

12/4/2020
When a leader is fired from an organization, what are your initial thoughts? While this could be seen as a failure by the leader, what if, in some cases, it actually represents an organization that does not tolerate new ways of thinking? In this episode, I speak to Paul McCarthy, author of the upcoming book Fired Leadership, about why we may need to reframe why top talent gets fired. Bio: Fascinated by people and why we do the things we do, Paul is a non-traditional thinker who thinks...

Duration:00:54:41

Evan Carmichael: A Purpose-Driven Path to Shaping the Future

11/26/2020
What will you choose to do today that makes a difference? Is your work driven by your purpose, or are you holding back from doing work that really matters? In this episode, I speak to Evan Carmichael, Author and YouTuber who aims to help entrepreneurs with what he calls the world's biggest problem: people don't believe in themselves enough. Bio: Evan believes in entrepreneurs. At 19, he built then sold a biotech software company. At 22, he was a venture capitalist helping raise $500k to...

Duration:00:24:43

Dr. Kelly Waltman: The Art of Great Feedback

11/25/2020
Meaningful feedback can be a gift that can help us work at our best. However, ineffective feedback can lead to unintended consequences, such as employee disengagement and an inability to work at our best. In this episode, I speak to Dr. Kelly Waltman, Founder and CEO of SLR Leadership Consulting, about the importance of effective feedback, how to structure it in a way that leads to better performance, and why effective feedback is critically important to our personal and professional...

Duration:00:35:35

Alma Derricks: Walking a Tightrope Toward a Better Future

11/23/2020
Knowing ourselves well can allow us take forward strides toward shaping the future. However, when we also understand and appreciate those around us, it can create magic in teams and organizations, setting up the field for game-changing innovation. In this episode, I speak to Alma Derricks, Founder and Managing Partner of business and brand strategy company REV, about knowing ourselves, understanding those around us, and why at this point in time, it's more important than ever that we bring...

Duration:01:02:58

The Alpha Echo Project, and Your Mission to Build a Stronger Team

11/11/2020
We often discuss the importance of company culture in terms of an image, a feeling, or a cool atmosphere. However, what happens when we think about it in a tactical sense, at the ground level, within teams, when high stakes are on the line? In this episode, I speak to Erik Mineo and Alexis Brandolini, Co-Founders of the Alpha Echo Project, about what they've learned about teamwork from an elite Army unit, the importance of strong trust within teams, and why understanding individual...

Duration:00:44:06

David Burkus: Build a Better Culture to Shape a Better Future

11/10/2020
In our significantly disrupted world, can leader overcome extreme challenges in order to bring together stronger teams, while building a better culture? In this episode, I speak to David Burkus, best-selling author of four books and one of the world’s leading business thinkers, about healthy work conflict, the impact of our human networks, and what it really takes to build a positive company culture. Bio: One of the world’s leading business thinkers, David Burkus’ forward-thinking ideas...

Duration:00:41:06

B Cavello: Shaping the Future of Artificial Intelligence

11/3/2020
How informed do you feel about the future of Artificial Intelligence? Have we addressed its challenges and biases, or do we need more conversations to improve its trajectory? In this episode of Humans, Now and Then, I speak to B Cavello, Research Program Lead at the Partnership on AI, on the opportunities to improve AI, the importance of educating the public on its use, and why it's so important to bring more people together to discuss its future. Bio: B Cavello is a Program Lead at the...

Duration:00:44:02

Hilton Barbour: Culture is Your Competitive Advantage, Now and In the Future

10/29/2020
What is the state of your company's culture? Has the pandemic demonstrated its resilience and strengths? Or, has it raised awareness for a need to improve? In this episode, I speak to Hilton Barbour, a Marketing and Culture Consultant working at the intersection of strategy and culture, about what each of us can do, as leaders and as individuals, to build a company culture where people can thrive. Bio: "Over the past 20 years I’ve been fortunate to put that mantra to task in a diverse...

Duration:00:55:28

Tom van der Lubbe: The Importance of Solidarity During Difficult Times

10/24/2020
The COVID pandemic has led to devastating job losses in 2020. But, can companies avoid substantial layoffs during difficult times? Today's guess believes that they not only can, but should. In this episode, I speak to Tom Van der Lubbe, Co-Founder of the financial services company Viisi, about the power of solidary in organizations, and why layoffs may not be the best solution during difficult financial times. Bio: Tom is the Co-Founder of Viisi NV, a financial services company that offers...

Duration:00:31:06

Krista Jones: Building Great Companies and Leaders to Shape the Future

10/20/2020
Imagine working with cutting-edge startups to help them tackle some of the biggest problems that we face in the world. My next guest does just that. In this episode, I speak to Krista Jones, Founding Executive of the Momentum Program and VP, Venture Services at MaRS Discovery District, about helping startups to grow into companies that will build a better future, and the importance of enabling people to work at their best. Bio: Krista has been the driving force behind the creation of...

Duration:00:35:32

Mark LeBusque: Creating the Future of Humans at Work

10/6/2020
We often think of employees or coworkers in the context of their role, as we work with developers, marketers, managers and others to complete our company's goals. However, what if we made the shift from thinking in terms of what we do toward something more meaningful, who we are, as humans? In this episode of Humans, Now and Then, I speak to Mark LeBusque, author of 2 books and the founder and director of marklebusque.com, about how focusing on what we need as humans can help us thrive in...

Duration:00:43:26