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Off The Shelf: The Technology Trap

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Release Date: 07/10/2020

A Conversation With Rohit Bhargava and Jennifer Brown About Their Book, Beyond Diversity: 12 Non-Obvious Ways to Build a More Inclusive World show art A Conversation With Rohit Bhargava and Jennifer Brown About Their Book, Beyond Diversity: 12 Non-Obvious Ways to Build a More Inclusive World

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Beyond Diversity: 12 Non-Obvious Ways to Build a More Inclusive World presents insights from conversations with over 200 diversity, equity, and inclusion experts who attended the inaugural Non-Obvious Beyond Diversity Summit in early 2021. The goal of the summit was to go beyond speaking about diversity to identify ways to take real action.

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In this episode of Off the Shelf, our guest Gabor George Burt introduces in his Slingshot book. An integrated, three-pronged approach to make the Blue Ocean principles more actionable: 1) Stretch the definition of the business you’re in and want to extract value from, 2) take consumer satisfaction into “infatuation” implying its transient and needs to be constantly re-invigorated, and 3) look for “innovation shortcuts” by creatively combining existing elements into new solutions.

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Global population ageing will soon reach a point where saving for retirement tips over into increased spending and demand for labor. This will result in much higher inflation and interest rates than many of us are expecting currently. Join us to hear Manoj Pradhan, Chief Economist at the independent macroeconomic research firm Talking Heads, on his latest book ‘The Great Demographic Reversal’, which he co-authored with Charles Goodhart.

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A seasoned executive and mentor with experienced insights on preparing future leaders, Dr. Andrew Temte, CFA, President and Global Head of Corporate Learning at Kaplan North America, firmly believes: “The most important attribute of strong leadership is balance.” In his new book, “Balancing Act: Teach Coach Mentor Inspire,” Dr. Temte shares candid insights and timely lessons about the balance needed to succeed as a leader.

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Eric Schwartzman on his new book, 'The Digital Pivot: Secrets of Online Marketing’ show art Eric Schwartzman on his new book, 'The Digital Pivot: Secrets of Online Marketing’

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Craig Carroll, leader of The Conference Board's Communications Institute, sits down for an engaging talk with Eric Schwartzman about his new book, 'The Digital Pivot: Secrets of Online Marketing’.

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Leo Flanagan on his book, 'Thriving in Thin Air' show art Leo Flanagan on his book, 'Thriving in Thin Air'

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Feeling anxious or stressed out? You’re not alone as over 40% of the US population has been officially diagnosed with anxiety or depression disorders. To find out how to thrive amidst adversity, join Dr. Leo Flanagan as he discusses his new book: 'Thriving in Thin Air: Developing Resilience in Challenging Times'. Based on neuroscience, Dr. Flanagan shares tangible suggestions for how we can rewire our brains to reduce anxiety and improve our emotional health.

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Kim Shepherd on her book, 'Remote Work' show art Kim Shepherd on her book, 'Remote Work'

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Join us to hear Kim Shepherd discuss her new book, Remote Work: Redesign Processes, Practices And Strategies To Engage A Remote Workforce. If you plan to have remote employees, work with a mixed or hybrid system, or have teams spread across different locations, this book will be your guide for the new normal. In addition, Remote Work includes case studies on how other top organizations use remote work as part of their talent strategy.

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John Hagel III on his new book 'The Journey Beyond Fear' show art John Hagel III on his new book 'The Journey Beyond Fear'

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Join Rebecca Ray as she and business strategy expert John Hagel III break down his new book 'The Journey Beyond Fear'.  In this conversation, John dives in on how to identify your fears, face your fears, move beyond your fears and how these lessons can apply to organizations and careers.  The pair also touch on the importance of cultivating your personal passions and harnessing the potential of platforms.

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Join Dr. Curtis Odom as he discusses his new book, Things I Heard My Professor Say, and shares his 20 years of professional insights, lessons learned, and personal experiences about how to be a successful business leader.

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John Pabon founder of Fulcrum Strategic Advisors, talks with Uwe Schulte, Leader of the TCB Global Sustainability Centre about his book Sustainability for the Rest of Us. Listen in as John gives you some insights into the book's 5 main points on how to tackle the hard questions of today.

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Join Carl Benedikt Frey, Director of Future of Work at the Oxford Martin School at Oxford University, as he discusses his new book, The Technology Trap. Selected a Financial Times Best Books of the Year in 2019, this book offers a sweeping look at the history of technological progress and how it has radically shifted the distribution of economic and political power among society’s members. During this program, Carl demonstrates how, in the midst of another technological revolution, the lessons of the past can help us to more effectively face the present.