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A podcast for leaders who want to ensure their business is keeping pace with change and in a strong position to grow, with insights from the world’s top thinkers on the transformative enterprise. From Emergn, the leading expert in digital transformation, with a mission to improve the way people and companies work. Forever.

A podcast for leaders who want to ensure their business is keeping pace with change and in a strong position to grow, with insights from the world’s top thinkers on the transformative enterprise. From Emergn, the leading expert in digital transformation, with a mission to improve the way people and companies work. Forever.
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United Kingdom

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A podcast for leaders who want to ensure their business is keeping pace with change and in a strong position to grow, with insights from the world’s top thinkers on the transformative enterprise. From Emergn, the leading expert in digital transformation, with a mission to improve the way people and companies work. Forever.

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@emergn

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English


Episodes

5 - The servant leader

11/28/2018
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A veteran of IT management and delivery, Randy Salley has had the opportunity to peek inside many enterprises and see how they run their IT functions. He now advises tech startups who are looking to get a head start in the retail industry. So, he’s got strong opinions about what works and what doesn’t. We asked him how IT leaders can better manage their teams to deliver the best results, including how to position themselves as servant leaders. Guest: Randy Salley, former SVP of Retail...

Duration:01:38:08

4 - The Great Leveler: Higher Education and Cognitive Agility

11/20/2018
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Is the higher ed system doing a good enough job preparing our next generation of leaders for the demands of the workplace of the future – and, for that matter, the present? We asked Mary Curnock-Cook, an expert on this topic and the former chief executive at the Universities and College Admissions Service in the United Kingdom. In her 25-year career in education, Mary has gotten a first-hand look at how people move through the higher ed system, and she’s been privy to data insights that...

Duration:01:15:56

3 - The Right Environment for Innovation

11/13/2018
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Guillaume Alvarez is fascinated by the relationship between people and the places they work. He believes leaders can create a physical environment that is conducive to creativity, as well as the personal wellbeing of their employees and the business as a whole. We asked him to explain, and to also explore one project at Steelcase where the IT team’s workspace was redesigned to maximize the effectiveness of an agile transformation. To learn more about that Steelcase Agile IT story, read their...

Duration:02:00:47

2- Artificial Intelligence at Work

11/6/2018
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What do business leaders need to know about the future of AI? And, among all the fear-mongering about what AI will or won’t mean for human jobs, how can those leaders ensure they’re keeping humans at the center of this technological revolution? Felix Hovsepian, an expert in the implications of emerging technologies on business, believes that AI, if used properly, will be of immense benefit to humanity. He also explains why the concept of lifelong learning is the key to human-centered,...

Duration:01:07:47

1 - Anyone can be an entrepreneur. Everyone should try.

10/29/2018
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Are entrepreneurs born, or bred? Can you teach someone how to think like an entrepreneur? What are the most useful skills? When are they useful? To find out, we asked two professors of entrepreneurship and innovation, Joseph Pistrui and Dimo Dimov, who are conducting research into the way entrepreneurs think. To learn more about Joseph and Dimo’s Entrepreneurial Styles Assessment research, visit http://www.emergn.com/esa. Guests: Joseph Pistrui, Professor of Entrepreneurial Management at IE...

Duration:00:25:09