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IS THE FUTURE

“Sophie brings the energy of her passion about the Future of Work and in-depth knowledge from her book to her speeches and other types of collaboration with our organization. If you want someone to challenge and encourage your audience to embrace the future; hire Sophie.”


“Sophie has the unique ability to make you feel like she’s talking directly to you, regardless of how many people are in the room. She connects seamlessly with her audience and covers complex topics with a simplicity that makes them digestible.”


EMBRACING PROGRESS

FUTURE OF WORK ‘MUST-READ’ BOOK.

Executive MBA textbook and ‘visionary reading’* about the Future of Work, Sophie’s book helps you understand the new work environment— faster-paced, tech-driven, and talent-focused. Her research-supported insights help executives, managers, and teams understand and transition to the new world of work.

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“The way we work is going through a profound transformation. With Embracing Progress, Sophie Wade provides an essential guide for businesses of all sizes to create a more flexible, empathetic, purpose driven, and human workplace that can meet the challenges and embrace the opportunities of this new era.”

ARIANNA HUFFINGTON

Founder and CEO, Thrive Global

“Sophie is a catalyst. She both explains the new working circumstances clearly as well as giving thoughtful direction about what to expect going


KEY WORKSHOPS

EMPATHY @ WORK

Interpersonal skills are increasingly in demand in the workplace as evolving business needs demand more of your talent. Enable your employees to practice using empathy to improve their communication, collaboration and performance.

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INTERGENERATIONAL

Avoidable miscommunications between generations negatively impact results. Benefit from data-driven insights and surprising exercises to adapt how team members relate, interact, and react to bridge generational differences.

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REMOTE WORKING

Decentralized teams are challenged to work effectively across multiple locations. Experience new management methods and approaches to combine with accommodated working styles and improved communications.

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CONSULTING

Sophie combines a background in strategy and finance with a deep knowledge of Future-of-Work trends and research.

She utilizes her unique perspective to analyze the potential challenges and opportunities facing your organization and provide strategic advice.

Benefit from Sophie’s data-driven approach and informed experience to help your company transform and succeed in the new work environment.

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TRANSFORMING WORK
PODCAST

Sophie addresses current business conditions and explores ways to navigate the disruption. She shares informative insights and interviewing leading innovators who are providing or benefiting from transformative solutions that will allow companies to emerge with sustainable models, mindsets, and business practices. Find out how to transition to more effective, productive, and supportive new ways of working—across locations, generations, and platforms—as we harness these challenging circumstances to drive significant, multidimensional changes in all our working lives.

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TRANSFORMING
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RECENT INSIGHTS

Remote Work on Tour: Part 3 — Getting into the Groove and then Life Happens!

Life doesn’t stop when you launch yourself into a new adventure. It takes on a whole new level of intensity or growth or involvement or effort. Or all of the above. When Naum Kaluzhny started on his 4-month Remote Year program, he was anticipating a journey of discovery. He wasn’t necessarily anticipating all the other things that ‘life’ throws at you along the way. And these things still have to be dealt with no matter where you are or who you’re with.

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The Future of Work is Now

Whatever your expectations were—whether a Utopian 4-hour workweek dream, a Dystopian robot-filled hell, or anything in between—the ‘Future of Work’ seemed far enough away that most people put off dealing with it. Meanwhile, the nature of work itself continued to evolve....

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EMBRACING 2021: FIVE AREAS OF FOCUS

The world has been moving on while so many of us have been captive at home. That’s the certainty. Now, we can be intentional and create a better reality going forward. When we recognize underlying conditions, we can reframe our vision of the future, craft viable new environments, and advance again with reasonable expectations of stability and sustained growth. Here are five areas to focus on to emerge and thrive through 2021...

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RECENT TWEETS

The #futureofwork is here. Are we ready? #Capitalism needs reforming. Are we ensuring US workers have the nec skills? Listen to my new podcast episode with @MattBish talking about a national Human Capital Strategy and preparing students for what's ahead https://bit.ly/3aYJA6N

#COVID19 is going to stick around, but we WILL put the pandemic behind us. Now, it's time to plan ahead. The #futureofwork has arrived. Are you considering ALL working options to support every employee's needs to enhance their #Productivity? #EmployeeEngagement #employeewellbeing

Melissa Nicholson@work_muse

Paige shares one of the most overlooked benefits of job sharing for employers & all key stakeholders. https://youtu.be/DG_9YGg8KTs

A great article on how to ensure inclusive feedback for men and women. Is your board asking how bias is addressed in the workplace? Is it monitoring the progression of the minorities? @changingthechem @WOBUK #qualitythroughdiversity #boardroom #diversitymatters https://twitter.com/30percentclub/status/1363786469823963137

30% Club@30percentclub

'Providing men and women with equally positive feedback does not mean that the feedback is free of gender bias — nor do good intentions eliminate the very real harm that this bias can cause.' Interesting reading from @HarvardBiz https://bit.ly/3uibodY

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