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Leading The Future of Work With Jacob Morgan

Business & Economics Podcasts

In-depth conversations with the world's top business leaders, best-selling authors, and thinkers. Learn from CEO's (Best Buy, Netflix, Volvo, Deloitte, The Home Depot), best-selling authors (Dan Pink, Yuval Harari, Marshall Goldsmith, Seth Godin) and other fascinating people like Navy Seals, psychologists, scientists, and researchers. Jacob Morgan uncovers insights and ideas that you can apply in your leadership journey and your life.

In-depth conversations with the world's top business leaders, best-selling authors, and thinkers. Learn from CEO's (Best Buy, Netflix, Volvo, Deloitte, The Home Depot), best-selling authors (Dan Pink, Yuval Harari, Marshall Goldsmith, Seth Godin) and other fascinating people like Navy Seals, psychologists, scientists, and researchers. Jacob Morgan uncovers insights and ideas that you can apply in your leadership journey and your life.

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United States

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In-depth conversations with the world's top business leaders, best-selling authors, and thinkers. Learn from CEO's (Best Buy, Netflix, Volvo, Deloitte, The Home Depot), best-selling authors (Dan Pink, Yuval Harari, Marshall Goldsmith, Seth Godin) and other fascinating people like Navy Seals, psychologists, scientists, and researchers. Jacob Morgan uncovers insights and ideas that you can apply in your leadership journey and your life.

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@jacobm

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English

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818-4423579


Episodes

Kevin Murphy, CEO of the Largest Company You Never Heard Of On Culture, Leadership, & Thriving in Disruption

9/26/2022
Kevin Murphy was appointed CEO in August 2017, and in 2019 he assumed the CEO role for Ferguson plc. Murphy joined Ferguson in 1999 as an operations manager by acquiring his family's Midwest Pipe and Supply business. Ferguson is North America's leading value-added distributor across residential, non-residential, new construction and repair, maintenance, and improvement (RMI) end markets. What are Kevin's ideas on running a successful business? Does having strong leadership influence a...

Duration:00:47:38

Why Leaders Need To Have A Global Citizen Mindset

9/23/2022
The world is rapidly changing to become more global and more dynamic. Because of that, the global citizen mindset is one of the most important mindsets that business leaders need to have. So what does it actually mean? It's composed of two things: 1. Looking at the big picture. 2. Surrounding yourself with people who are not like you. Listen to this episode to learn more. --------------------- This episode is sponsored by Namely, the all in-one HR solution that makes life easier for...

Duration:00:06:33

Former Best Buy CEO On How He Transformed The Company With Vulnerability, Purpose, Meaning, & Putting People First

9/22/2022
Hubert Joly is a Harvard Business School senior lecturer and the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Best Buy. He is also a director of Johnson & Johnson and Ralph Lauren Corporation, an HEC Paris' International Advisory Board member, and a trustee of the New York Public Library and the Minneapolis Institute of Art. What are Hubert's thoughts on the difference in leadership throughout time? Are leaders of today much better than the way it was? Tune in and listen as Hubert and I...

Duration:00:43:00

Is Remote Work Just About Getting Things Done?

9/21/2022
The pandemic has forced a lot of organizations to shift into remote work. Some people were skeptical about it, but there’s no doubt remote work allowed things to still get done. Microsoft recently did a study on 61,000 of their employees. They found that during the pandemic, employees were still able to get things done and be productive. However, long-term creativity actually went down. So the question is, do we just want to get things done? Or do we want more? This is why in-person...

Duration:00:05:45

Eric Miles, CEO of Moss Adams On Growing a Company, Developing Talent, Hybrid Work, & Thinking About The Future

9/19/2022
Eric Miles serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the public accounting firm Moss Adams, based in the Western US. Its primary goal is to assist businesses in the middle market by providing various accounting services and financial consulting. What are the traits and practices needed to become an effective leader? How would you make sure your employees take care of them? How did Eric become the CEO? Tune in and listen as Eric and I discuss becoming an effective...

Duration:00:45:20

Stop Asking For Permission, Try Doing This Instead!

9/14/2022
Asking for forgiveness is better than asking for permission. If you ask for forgiveness, it means you’re proactively trying new things and can get things done quicker. If you do things right, you probably won’t have to ask for forgiveness that often. Instead of waiting for people’s decisions and asking for permission, take initiative and just ask for forgiveness. --------------------- This episode is sponsored by Workplace from Meta. Workplace is a business communication tool from...

Duration:00:03:42

René Redzepi Chef & Owner of World's #1 Restaurant On Creativity, Leadership, Purpose, & People

9/12/2022
In today’s episode, we will talk about René Redzepi’s journey to becoming a chef by accident, his three-star Michelin restaurant, and his past days as a chef. René will also talk about how he handles his team as a leader, how he deals with high pressures and burnout, and his advice to people in running a business and managing a team. --------------------- This episode is sponsored by Workplace from Meta. Workplace is a business communication tool from Meta. Think Facebook, but for your...

Duration:00:48:08

It's Not What You Say It's How You Say It

9/7/2022
Communication is one of the most important skills a leader could have. If you don’t know how to communicate, then your message might not be received well by your people. But there is one thing that you have to remember - Communication isn’t just about what you say. It’s also about how you say it. Your demeanor, tone, or body language is just as important as the message itself. --------------------- This episode is sponsored by Workplace from Meta. Workplace is a business communication...

Duration:00:05:39

"The Crying CEO" On What Happens When Vulnerability Is Used Against You, How To Show Emotion At Work, & Dealing With Haters

9/5/2022
Braden Wallake is the CEO and founder of HyperSocial and the CEO of HyperSphere. HyperSocial is a Business-to-Business agency that aims to promote an effective and fun way of doing Business-to-Business marketing and sales. As we all know, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected many people, including businesses. Businesses were forced to change and adapt due to the current situation, and some were forced to let go of their employees to adapt to this change. What happened when Braden had to lay...

Duration:00:47:16

Make Your Place Of Work A Great Place To Work

8/31/2022
How can leaders truly make their organization a great place to work? It starts by making a huge mental shift which is moving away from creating a place where you assume people NEED to be there, to creating a place where people WANT to be there. This shift from NEED → WANT is what employee experience is all about. Three tips for you as a leader: 👍Help make other people more successful THAN YOU 👍Get to know your people as human beings not just as workers 👍Think of yourself as a...

Duration:00:06:01

The Unspoken Rules of Career & Leadership Success

8/29/2022
Gorick Ng is a top-selling author and a career consultant at Hartford College, where he works with first-generation students with low-income backgrounds to get them on the right track. He wrote the book “The Unspoken Rules: Secrets to Starting Your Career Off Right,” which discusses the unspoken rules in the workplace that could help you achieve your goals. What are the unspoken rules that Gorick is talking about? How does it help you be better at work? What is the current situation in the...

Duration:00:43:44

Can You Really Achieve Work Life Balance, If So, How?

8/24/2022
Do you believe in work-life balance? This topic is getting a lot of attention these days. But work-life balance doesn’t exist. There’s no such thing as a perfect ratio between work and life. Life doesn’t work that way. So instead of talking about work-life balance, the conversation should be more about work-life integration. We need both of those things to thrive and survive. --------------------- This episode is sponsored by Workplace from Meta. Workplace is a business...

Duration:00:03:38

Her Company Sold for $375 Million: Here's What She Learned About Leadership, Failure, Vulnerability, & Success

8/22/2022
Alexa von Tobel is the founder and managing partner at Inspired Capital and former founder and CEO of Learn vest. In today’s episode, we will discuss Alexa's journey to create Learn Vest and Inspired Capital. Her mistakes and failures along her way and how she deals with them where she grows to be a successful entrepreneur and leader. Alex will also share the actions she’d take to create more balance for herself, her strategy to convey purpose, meaning, and impact to people, leadership...

Duration:00:40:48

Why The Great Resignation Is A Great Opportunity

8/17/2022
What is the great resignation? Millions of people around the world are quitting their jobs because they want more from their organizations. It’s a shift in mentality, and employees are no longer just working for the money. They want to be a part of something meaningful. And I think this is a good thing. Listen to this episode to know why. --------------------- This episode is sponsored by Workplace from Meta. Workplace is a business communication tool from Meta. Think Facebook, but...

Duration:00:04:39

Patrick Lencioni Shares The 6 Types Of Working Genius & How To Determine Yours

8/15/2022
Patrick Lencioni is the best-selling author of 11 books, including The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, and his brand-new book is coming out on September 22. It is called The Six Types of Working Genius. In today’s episode, we will discuss his upcoming book, The Six Types of Working Genius. About his driving force in writing this book, assessment of each of them, and how it impacts his personal life. Patrick will also share his thoughts regarding how he feels about things in the world of work...

Duration:00:44:12

The Best Way To Receive Feedback

8/10/2022
If you want to keep improving, you have to get feedback from others. Creating a culture where feedback is encouraged is one of the best things you can do in your organization. But how do you deliver feedback? Are you brutally honest? Or do you give soft feedback? That’s not the problem. The problem lies in how we receive feedback. Oftentimes, we take it personally and get very emotional. But that’s not how we should receive feedback. Listen in this episode and learn the best way to...

Duration:00:05:11

Why Your New Ideas Aren’t Catching On and Why You Need to Leverage Friction Theory To Change That

8/8/2022
Have you ever wondered why seemingly good ideas don’t get implemented even though people know they are good ideas? As a leader who wants to introduce a new idea or innovation, it can be challenging to convince people to get on board. Loran Norgren, Professor at the Kellogg School of Management and co-author of the book The Human Element: Overcoming the Resistance That Awaits New Ideas. In this episode, we are going to explore the psychological frictions that oppose change. Where so many...

Duration:00:44:06

Is Simon Sinek Wrong About CEOs?

8/3/2022
A few months ago, Simon Sinek made a video where he said the title of CEO needs to go and be replaced by the title of Chief Vision Officer. Simon's argument was that for every other role inside of the organization, whether it be the CTO, CHRO, or the CMO, their title basically explains what they do. But when it comes to a CEO, most people have no clue what that person does and what that role even means. To be honest, I think most people are actually more confused by a title like CHRO than...

Duration:00:07:16

Bill George, Former CEO of Medtronic On How To Lead Authentically In Today's Workplace & Why Values Are Important

8/1/2022
Bill George is the former CEO of Medtronic, a medical device company with around 100,000 employees around the world. He’s also a senior fellow at the Harvard Business School and author of the new book, True North: Leading Authentically in Today's Workplace, Emerging Leader Edition which comes out in August. He first became a leader in 1970 at the age of 27 and he’s been on a mission to transform organizations and leaders ever since! In today’s episode Bill shares some of the greatest...

Duration:01:00:36

The Five B's of Purposeful Leadership

7/27/2022
What’s the most important part of being a successful leader? According to Hubert Joly, former CEO of Best Buy, it’s all about being purposeful. Purposeful leaders understand the purpose of the people around them and know what drives them. Instead of just chasing money and power, purposeful leaders look beyond themselves to serve people and create a better world. --------------------- Companies with better employee experiences have more engaged and productive workers, higher profits, and...

Duration:00:05:09