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TheFuturein5 Episode 25: Why This Time It's Different

Jacob Morgan | Posted 03.27.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

As the saying goes, "Either you disrupt or get disrupted," and this is what we're starting to see. Listen in as I expand on this topic, and let me know what are you seeing?

Truly Human Leadership-Part 2: Management and Leadership at Barry-Wehmiller

Jacob Morgan | Posted 03.27.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

This episode continues my interview with Bob Chapman, CEO of Barry-Wehmiller Companies, Inc., a manufacturing company with over 8,000 employees.

TheFuturein5 Episode 24: Why The Internet of Things is Going to Change Everything

Jacob Morgan | Posted 03.25.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

In this episode of the Future in 5, I talk about the internet of things. I've touched on wearable devices and things related to technology in the past, but I wanted to focus specifically on how the internet of things is going to change our lives.

Are You Working Too Hard or Not Hard Enough?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 03.18.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

Lately, there have been some discussions focusing on getting people to work harder and more hours. This has been a very interesting topic and it got me thinking. In this episode of the Future in 5, I ask the question "Are we working too hard or not hard enough?"

Do We Need Managers?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 03.17.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

What would happen at your organization, if there were no managers? Would everything fall apart and go into chaos or would you see a more engaged workforce and a more successful organization?

The Industrial Internet: GE's Vision of a World With Connected People and Machines

Jacob Morgan | Posted 03.13.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

The world as we know it is becoming more and more connected. But, what will a world look like when devices as small as your watch to as large as a jet engine are all connected to each other and to people?

Why Freelancers Are Taking Over the World

Jacob Morgan | Posted 03.13.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

In this episode of the Future in 5 I share the eight driving forces and trends enabling the freelancer economy to grow, and why I think freelancers are going to take over the world. Recent statistics are confirming the growing freelancer economy.

Is Your Organization Thinking About Women in the Workplace?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 03.13.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

I came across an interesting release on Vodafone who has introduced a new maternity leave policy across the entire organization whereby they now have a mandatory 16-week full-paid maternity leave.

The Future of Work Is About Choice

Jacob Morgan | Posted 03.11.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

I believe we are going to see the trend of customized work continue, especially as employee tenure shrinks and organizations become more serious and desperate to attract and retain top talent. The future of work is all about choice.

What The Future of Work Will Look Like: Exploring Various Scenarios with PwC

Jacob Morgan | Posted 03.06.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

Toni Cusumano is the Principal and Technology Sector Human Capital Leader at PwC, and she and her team have been spending a lot of time exploring what the future of work is going to look like.

Is Your Company Doing Enough Experimenting?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 03.06.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

Today on the Future in 5, I talk about experimenting. A lot of organizations are trying to figure out what the future of work is going to look like. I'm often asked what steps they should take -- what they should be thinking about.

TheFuturein5 Episode 17: Do You Know the Five Trends Shaping the Future of Work?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 03.03.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

Over the next couple of years, I think these are going to be pretty much the five trends to pay attention to: 1) millennials, 2) new behavior, 3) mobility, 4) technology, and 5) globalization. These are the trends that organizations are, ultimately, trying to figure out what to do about.

TheFuturein5 Episode 16: Are You Ready for the Shrinking Employee Tenure?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 02.24.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

The Future in Five is a regular video series where best-selling author, speaker, and futurist Jacob Morgan shares his ideas, insights, and commentary around the future of work in five minutes or less!

The State of Women in Management

Jacob Morgan | Posted 02.20.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

Last year when I was writing my most recent book on The Future of Work, I shared some ideas with my wife (Blake Morgan) around topics that I wanted to...

Does Connectivity Mean Availability?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 02.17.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

In this episode of The Future in 5 I talk about some strategies that employees and managers can use to help make sure that connectivity and availability aren't muddled together.

Creating a Great Corporate Culture: Inside The Offices of Mulesoft

Jacob Morgan | Posted 02.13.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

MuleSoft is another organization that was recently ranked by Glassdoor as one of the best places to work in America and they have also won plenty of other awards for being a great place to work.

What's Does Your Corporate Culture Look Like?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 02.13.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

In this video, I talk about corporate culture while visiting Mulesoft in San Francisco. They were recently ranked as one of the "Best Places to Work" ...

Why Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone Is the Best Thing You Can Do for Your Career

Jacob Morgan | Posted 02.12.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

I remember when I first started speaking in front of large groups of people how strange and awkward that felt, but I had to force myself to do it because it's an important way to spread ideas and build a brand.

The Future of Work Isn't Just a Millennial Thing

Jacob Morgan | Posted 02.09.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

When people think about the future of work they immediately gravitate towards talking about how millennials are changing the way things get done.

TheFuturein5 Episode 13: How Do You Deal With Negative Feedback?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 02.06.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

In this episode of The Future in 5 I ask the question: How do you deal with negative feedback? As we move to a more connected, interactive, communicative and collaborative world, it's imperative that we learn how to deal with feedback, especially negative feedback.

#TheFuturein5 Episode 12: Why Am I So Passionate About the Future of Work

Jacob Morgan | Posted 02.04.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

I'm constantly asked why I am so passionate about the future of work. In this video I share a few personal work stories, which I have to say were not always very good. I realized that many people struggled with similar negative experiences.

How Organizations Evolved

Jacob Morgan | Posted 01.30.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

To specifically show how organizations are evolving from past to future I wanted to create an image that depicts the "Evolution of the Organization."

Why Managers Need to Be Leaders

Jacob Morgan | Posted 03.24.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

We must stop referring to leaders and managers as two separate people. And perhaps most importantly, we need to give leaders at our organizations the opportunity to be officially recognized as managers.

Hierarchy: A Necessary Evil

Jacob Morgan | Posted 03.18.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

In this episode of the Future in Five, I share my views about hierarchy and whether it's a necessary evil. Many companies around the world are trying ...

The 14 Principles of a Future Organization

Jacob Morgan | Posted 03.17.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

We are seeing an amazing evolution around how we work, how we lead and how we structure our companies.