Read to Lead Podcast

375: Develop Today’s Team for Tomorrow’s World of Work with Eric Shepherd

It’s no secret that the economy is changing. Countless new tasks and exponential automation are on the horizon.

In our rapidly evolving world, old management models no longer apply. With an uncertain future rife with social and workplace changes, how can you ensure your organization will evolve and succeed?

Well, you’re in luck, because today’s guest is here to help with key insights and ideas from his brand new book Talent Transformation: Develop Today’s Team for Tomorrow’s World of Work.

In it Eric, and co-author Joan Phaup, unearth the twelve fundamental factors for long-term organizational success. They reveal how to keep pace with the future of work and overcome the challenges posed by the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Covering the major technical and functional skills, their book also examines the social and emotional demands of workplace culture and explains how leaders can harness the tools and performance strategies for lasting success in the twenty-first century.

I hope you’ll click the play button below to learn more about Eric and his work. For a summary, just keep scrolling.

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In today’s episode, Eric and I chat about:

* The prevalence of AI actually opens the door to opportunity* Advice for handling resistance to change among staff* Future trends that are set to drive exponential change * And plenty more!

Eric’s New Book

You can order your copy of The Long-Distance Teammate: Stay Engaged and Connected While Working Anywhere right now.

Consider Pre-Ordering My New Book Too!

Read to Lead: The Simple Habit That Expands Your Influence and Boosts Your Career by Jeff Brown and Jesse Wisnewski, coming August 31, 2021!

Books Eric Recommends

Permission Marketing: Turning Strategies Into Friends and Friends Into Customers by Seth Godin

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don’t by Jim Collins

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Pat Lencioni

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