"Linda and Morag do an outstanding job of helping us see what is coming. Their ideas are insightful, stories captivating, and recommendations useful."

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Rensis Likert Professor of Business, University of Michigan

Future Proof Workplace

Six Strategies to Accelerate Talent Development, Reshape Your Culture, and Succeed with Purpose

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About The Book

Whether you’re a CEO, a leader, a manager, or just trying to survive the chaos, this invaluable guide is your wake-up call—the future is not tomorrow, the future is today. 

To succeed you need to understand the new forces that are emerging. The Future-Proof Workplace details the transformation every business must make to turn upheaval into opportunity.

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Discover how emerging technologies and neuroscience research are already impacting the way we work

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Learn how yesterday's biases are being replaced by modern values, culture, and relationships

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Consider the "heart" of your organization, and whether it can stand up to the purpose-driven paradigm of the future

Everyone knows that changes are needed—and fast. The question is:

Which changes, and how?

The Future-Proof Workplace maps the transformation and gives you an itinerary for each step of the way.

Soundview: Selected as a 2017 Best Business Book
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Praise For The Book

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"The Future-Proof Workplace provides the insights you need to ensure your organization is prepared today for the changes that are already upon us."

Margaret M. Keane
Chief Executive Officer of Synchrony Financial

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"Valuable insights that help organizations seize opportunities in this rapidly changing landscape, transforming possible vulnerabilities into a competitive advantage."

Nazneen Razi
Chief Human Resources Officer, Health Care Services Corp

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Is your organization future-proof?

Is Your Organization Future-Proof?

Discover if your organization is ready for the 21st Century or if you're stuck in the past.

Is Your Career Future Proof

Is Your Career Future-Proof?

Find out whether your career is poised to thrive, survive, or if you're at risk of obsolescence!

The Future of Work

The Future of Work

Listen to more than 50 global thought leaders and practitioners share their insights on the future of work.

Each episode provides you with practical, fact-based tips and tools proven to make you a better leader, driving top-notch business results and ensuring that both your organization and career are future-proof!

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Video Resources


The Future Proof Workplace:

Linda Sharkey & Morag Barrett Talk With Dr. Marshall Goldsmith

How to Futureproof Your Workplace:

with Dr. Linda Sharkey | Global Female Leaders 2017

Why the future of work is today & What you can do about it?

with Dr. Linda Sharkey

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