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UP-SKILLING WITH EMPATHY: CREATING EFFECTIVE DISTRIBUTED MULTIGENERATIONAL TEAMS

“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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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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20 Must-Reads on the Future of Work

*Sophie's book--Embracing Progress--is recognized as being visionary reading about the Future of Work and a 'MUST READ':

The beginning of the year is a time when we start thinking about the future. As CEO of Upwork, I read widely in order to better anticipate and understand the trends in work. If you want to immerse yourself in visionary reading about the future of work, education, and cities—and perhaps even become your own futurist—check out my picks that look to the road ahead.

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(Gen) Z is for Zeitgeist: 2020 Vision is Driven by a New Generation

There was a shift last year. A groundswell of energy. A rise in fresh passion. Younger voices. More urgent demands. A tipping point was reached and breached. Millennials passed the baton as they aged up and quietened down. In 2020, the next generation — Generation Z or iGen (born 1995–2015) — is driving the agenda in the public domain and will bring change to your workplace with their rising profile and prominence.

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RECENT TWEETS

What can #AI really do for us? Here’s what’s newly possible in 2020 - personalized medicine and ‘tiny AI’ (sounds cute, right?) and more. How can your company utilize these new accomplishments so you can work more effectively? #futureofwork https://t.co/v5xjlLT2nQ

The #FutureofWork is NOW. The nature of work has evolved and work environments. They will continue to change with technology advances. Action is required NOW to develop and adopt sustainable strategies to remain competitive. What are YOU doing to adapt? https://t.co/o3j5f4ldXA

#Empathy and design thinking become a powerful combination for success in a more complicated faster-evolving marketplace #futureofwork https://t.co/N9Fd4Ve5wE

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