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Jacob Morgan

Employee Rewards and Recognition: How to Create a More Engaged Environment

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.28.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

This episode of the Future of Work podcast I speak with Cheryl Kerrigan, Vice President of Employee Success at Achievers. Achievers is known for its e...

Join the FOW Community 'Future of Work Tweet Chat' Every Thursday at 4 p.m. PST!

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.26.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

The FOW Community (future of work community) has grown quite a bit over the past few months and we now have around 40 companies from around the world....

#TheFuturein5 Episode 39: What Is The Future of Work?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.22.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

What is the future of work? This is a very big, interesting, complex, yet simple question. It is probably the single, biggest question I get asked the most.

The Role of Technology in Collaboration

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.21.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

In this episode of the Future of Work podcast my guest is Jeffrey Rodman, the co-founder of Polycom.

#TheFuturein5 Episode 37: HR and IT Are the Two Sexiest Job Functions

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.15.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

These two departments are typically seen as being the most frustrating, legacy, not evolving, not modern, and not being cool -- the exact opposite of sexy.

Technology as Tools and Not Toys

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.14.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

My guest for this episode of the Future of Work podcast is Ralph Loura, CIO at Hewlett-Packard's Enterprise Group, and former CIO of the Clorox Company. We looked at technology as tools and not toys.

#TheFuturein5 Episode 36: What's Going on With Zappos and Holacracy

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

In this episode of the Future in Five, I discuss the recent news about Zappos and the fact that hundreds of employees are leaving the 1,500-person company as a result of its implementation of something called "holacracy."

The Disengagement Factory

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.11.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

This is a story and experience that all too many employees around the world face. Our companies have become "disengagement factories."

#TheFuturein5 Episode 35: Inside the Offices of LinkedIn!

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.08.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

This is a very special episode of The Future in Five where I take a look inside the offices of LinkedIn.

HR and Talent Management: The Top 10 Human Capital Trends for 2015

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.07.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

In this Future of Work podcast, I speak with Josh Bersin. Josh started a company called Bersin & Associates, which was acquired by Deloitte and is now known as Bersin by Deloitte.

What Some of the World's Leading Companies Can Teach You About the Future of Work

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

The goal of the community and the forum is to bring together the world's most forward thinking organizations to explore what the future of work is going to look like, and what companies are doing to adapt.

#TheFuturein5 Episode 34: Are Open Office Spaces Good or Bad?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

There have been quite a few articles written recently around open office spaces and why we need to get rid of them, why they're bad for engagement, why they're bad for productivity, and on and on why they are so bad for organizations.

5 Things You Need to Know About Telecommuting

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

The debates around open vs. closed office spaces are continuing to heat up and I still think these debates are absolutely pointless. As I've said many times, the debate shouldn't be around cubicle or open space, it should instead be all about workplace flexibility.

#TheFuturein5 Episode 33: Does Dress Code at Work Matter?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.01.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

Short answer: yes! However, it is part of a big picture where a lot of things come into play: dress code, corporate culture, technologies that you use, etc.

How to Deliver Leadership Based on Values

Jacob Morgan | Posted 04.30.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

Harry shares some interesting stories and anecdotes from his life and experience as the CEO of such a large organization. As with every episode of the podcast, we end with his advice for managers, employees and organizations around the world.

#TheFuturein5 Ep 32: What LinkedIn's Acquisition of Lynda Means for Talent Management

Jacob Morgan | Posted 04.28.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

LinkedIn, the professional social networking site, just bought Lynda for $1.5 billion. For those of your not familiar with Lynda, it is a platform that provides online courses similar to AccountAcademy, Coursera, and Udemy.

TheFuturein5 Ep 31: Are We Going to Live in -- The Blue World, The Orange World, or The Green World?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

In this episode of The Future in 5, I wanted to talk to you about a really cool report that PwC put out not too long ago.

Why Smaller Teams Are Better Than Larger Ones

Jacob Morgan | Posted 04.15.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

This is going to be a two-part post. In this first part, I want to share research that I have come across around why smaller teams are better than larger ones.

Three Worlds for the Future of Work

Jacob Morgan | Posted 04.14.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

Recently PwC released a 30 page report called "The Future of Work - A Journey to 2022," which is actually quite fascinating. In fact, I did a podcast with Toni Cusumano who helped create the report.

TheFuturein5 Episode 29: Should We Focus on Work/Life Balance or Work/Life Integration?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 04.11.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

This episode of the Future in 5 takes a look at whether we should focus on work/life balance or work/life integration. Work/life balance is an interesting topic because it is very individualistic. For example, I work many more hours than a standard, full-time job.

TheFuturein5, Episode 28: What Is the Biggest Barrier to Change?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

In this episode of the Future in 5, I discuss what is the biggest barrier to change for organizations? In other words, why are some organizations not changing?

Five Examples of Companies With Internal Innovation Programs

Jacob Morgan | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

Many companies are now starting to focus on developing various types of cross-organizational innovation programs, and in some cases, these programs have been going on for years. Here are just a few that I wanted to highlight.

Five Ways To Turn Failure Into Success

Jacob Morgan | Posted 04.07.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

A few weeks ago, I wrote about "Why Failure Is The Best Advantage." We have long been taught to avoid and run from failure, but a big part of the future of work is embracing failure.

TheFuturein5 Episode 27: Do You Need AaBreak From Email?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 04.04.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

We all need an email break. We check email when we wake up in the morning, 50 times during the day and again at night. We check email all of the time. In this episode of the Future in 5 I talk about some of the reasons why we have become addicted to email, and share some of the tips and techniques I use to avoid relying so heavily on email.

How LinkedIn is Creating the HR Organization of The Future

Jacob Morgan | Posted 04.03.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

In this week's episode of The Future of Work podcast I talk with Pat Wadors, Senior Vice President of Global Talent Organization at LinkedIn. Pat runs all of talent and Human Resources (HR), and she is pretty much responsible for all of the cool things that you keep hearing about LinkedIn.