Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Welcome to the People and Projects Podcast where you'll find interviews and insights on how to deliver projects and lead teams!

Jul 20, 2021

Preparing for the Convergence

It's hard to imagine that we can be effective at leading others if we’re not forward-thinking. But the future is so unsure--clouded at times by apocalyptic visions of machines taking over and life ruled by algorithms. So how do we prepare ourselves and our teams for the future despite the challenges of understanding it?

To help us on this journey, we're joined today by Deborah Westphal, author of a new book entitled Convergence: Technology, Business, and the Human-Centric Future. In this episode, Deborah will talk about what it means for us to be human-centric as we look to the future. She’ll challenge how we use the term stakeholder when we’re leading our teams and projects. She’ll expose some of the obsolete ideas and models that we too easily hold onto. And she’ll give us some perspectives to think differently about what it means to be a human-centric, future-focused leader.

Learn more about Deborah and her book at DeborahWestphal.com/convergence-book/.

Join our Global LEAD52 Community

Ready to take your leadership skills to the next level? LEAD52 is your 5-minute weekly pass to leadership intelligence. You get 52 weeks of learning, delivered right to your inbox, taking less than 5 minutes a week. And it's all for free. Join us at https://GetLEAD52.com.

Thank you for joining me for this episode of The People and Projects Podcast!

Talent Triangle: Leadership

 

History and Future by Sascha Ende®
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/67-history-and-future
License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Things by Alexander Nakarada
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4860-things
License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Patch Adams Complete Speech from the movie Patch Adams, available on YouTube at youtube.com/watch?v=KDEjgOFOLho