In this podcast Shernaz Harris (@ShernazDaver) sat with Vishal (@Vishaltx @AnalyticsWeek) to discuss her journey through leading learning disruption company through transformation times. She shared her thoughts and suggestions on how some businesses could keep themselves futureproof and what some things leaders and organizations need to keep an eye on to grow through disruptive times. This podcast is must for future leaders and organizations who are building their company to run successfully through disruptive times.
3:10 Shernaz’s journey.
6:00 Future of work.
10:27 Catching up with the evolving technologies.
14:20 The future of reskilling market.
20:18 The value of online course credentials.
25:03 Educating the workforce.
27:39 The idea of true learning.
30:10 Best practices in retraining the workforce.
33:30 Best practices in the hiring process.
36:45 Best practices in growing a business.
40:20 Best practices in communication in a company.
43:18 Tips for companies to be technologically updated.
45:12 How can culturally heavy companies update themselves technologically.
49:22 Tips for businesses be future proof.
53:25 Good resources to understand the future of work.
58:21 AI and jobs of the future.
59:59 Shernaz’s success mantra.
1:01:46 Shernaz’s favorite reads.
1:04:17 Closing remarks.
Shernaz’s Recommended Read:
Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys’ Club of Silicon Valley by Emily Chang amzn.to/2ydbxGD
Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou amzn.to/2JNj8ge
Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike by Phil Knight amzn.to/2HS7rmP
Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRsA by John Doerr and Larry Page amzn.to/2HS88MX
When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel H. Pink amzn.to/2ybW8Xd
Here is Shernaz’s Bio:
Shernaz Daver is a leading marketing, business, and communications consultant. She has over 20 years of experience building brands and consumer perception; advising executive management; scaling operational teams; and developing global businesses to take companies to the next level in marketing and mind share.
Over her tenure, she has worked with numerous companies on a range of areas from brand building to crisis communication. They include Netflix, Walmart, Motorola, Polyvore, Zynga, Groupon, Kosmix, 3DO, Truveo (AOL), MetaPlace (Disney), Savvis (CenturyLink), Orbital Data (Citrix), Indiegogo, and Baidu. She serves as an advisor to the Khan Academy and Red Hot Labs.
Shernaz served as the chief marketing officer and head of investor relations at Inktomi for five years. Under her leadership, Inktomi became one of the hottest Internet names and received numerous media and Wall Street accolades. Shernaz started her career at Sun where she built a brand name for Solaris, the Sun operating system, and headed up the company’s European software initiatives from Paris.
Shernaz holds an undergraduate degree from Stanford University, Phi Beta Kappa, and a master’s degree from Harvard University.
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