Building the fabric of optimistic workplace by Shawn Murphy (@TheShawnMurphy) #JobsOfFuture #Podcast

December 5, 2018

In this podcast Shawn Murphy discussed some of the ways organizations could create optimistic workplace. He shared his thoughts on future organizations and how they could still keep a robust culture amidst transformational times. He shared some tactical steps leaders of today could adopt to make their organizations leading us into tomorrow. This is a good podcast for anyone seeking how they could create a thriving organizations of optimistic workplace.

2:25 Shawn’s journey.
4:33 Shawn’s current role.
6:26 On WorkIQ.
9:36 Changing organizations.
13:53 Preparation for leaders for a changing paradigm.
19:48 Retaining the culture of an organization in the new age of work.
23:50 Merging companies conservativeness with a look forward.
28:46 On temp workers.
32:15 The role of HR in the times of AI.
37:47 The future is for generalists or specialists?
41:48 Creating an optimistic workplace.
43:27 Training to be optimistic.
45:21 Practical steps to creating an optimistic workplace.
49:31 Choosing the right mentor.
53:20 Decision making based on profit.
58:09 Shawn’s success mantra.
1:01:33 Shawn’s favorite reads.
1:03:33 Closing remarks.

Shawn’s Recommended Read:
The Future of Management by Gary Hamel
The Experience Economy by B. Joseph Pine II, James H. Gilmore
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: A Novel by Gail Honeyman
Geek Love: A Novel by Katherine Dunn

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Shawn’s BIO:
Shawn Murphy, For over 25 years Shawn has helped companies change their workplace culture and their business. From designing and leading change programs linked to large IT implementations, to organizational redesigns, to reimagining the workplace culture, I’ve been through the joys and maddening frustrations that are part of helping guide company, division, and even team transformations.
In that timeframe, he has worked with CEOs, executives, and middle managers helping them refine, learn, and personally grow as a more relatable, effective people-leader.

He led workshops showing managers what it takes to shift their culture and workplace climate. A truly great leader is self-aware and self-managed. These serve as a foundation for the action-based workshops he design and lead for companies and their leaders.

He is always meeting with industry experts, reading the latest research, and conducting his research to help me write relevant, thought-provoking, and actionable articles and books. His first book is THE OPTIMISTIC WORKPLACE out now. He is currently working on his second book on the influence workplace belonging has on performance, results, and team cohesion. It comes out in 2019 via HarperCollins Leadership.

He delivers keynotes, private presentations, and endnotes on themes of change, leadership, employee engagement, and workplace culture.

About #Podcast:
#JobsOfFuture is created to spark the conversation around the future of work, worker and workplace. This podcast invite movers and shakers in the industry who are shaping or helping us understand the transformation in work.

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