A. SOPHIE WADE

speaker. author. consultant
Helping Companies Transform and Future-Proof Their Work Environments
Sophie

Future of work 'must-read' book. Proactive help to transition.

Highly-recommended 'visionary' reading* to help you understand the new world of work. Sophie's insights, strategies and workshops facilitate companies' adaptation for the talent-focused, faster-paced business environment.

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SPEAKING
Sophie regularly speaks about Future-of-Work trends and topics such as employee engagement; leading and managing a multigenerational, decentralized workforce; and skills-focused talent management.
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CONSULTING
Sophie's intelligence briefings, practical strategies and transformative workshops help executive teams and clients understand and adapt to transition critical Future-of-Work changes in order stay competitive.
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WRITING
Sophie’s new book and articles share her insights and case studies of new ways of working; the challenges and opportunities for employers and professionals; and how to tackle them effectively.
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Expert intelligence and insights on Future of Work topics. Curated articles shared biweekly with updates on the latest trends.

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Seamless Collaboration with a Global Workforce

Having employees spread around the world is quickly becoming standard practice for businesses today, and that will only continue, says Sophie Wade..."The decentralized workforce is the future, it won't be just some companies. It will be all companies."  August, 2018, Washington Post.

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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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The Six Secrets of Effective Remote Working and Collaborating

A distributed workforce is becoming the reality for (almost) every company. However, effective remote working and collaboration habits are not self-evident and generally differ substantially from what works in-office. An enabling environment combines open and adaptable mindsets with active and equitable communication supported by seamless connectivity, video capabilities, and other relevant applications. 

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Why matters, why it resonates with employees (especially ) and how to integrate into your compa…

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What are your company offering? Whatever trends are rising or falling, it’s important to match th…

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RT : In keeping high it’s important to know what is most valued by your employees. Here’s a closer look into what the

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Sophie

Sophie is a Workforce Innovation Specialist. She is an authority on the wide-ranging Future-of-Work issues impacting companies and workers’ new demands – such as attracting, engaging and retaining talent; digital transformation; managing a distributed workforce; and new career paradigms.

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REVIEWS

MATT
BREITFELDER

Chief Talent Officer,
BlackRock

JULIE
SILVER, MD

Associate Professor,
Harvard Medical School

“Sophie Wade brings a thoughtful and refreshing perspective to the critical topic of the Future of Work. She has spent much time and energy assessing how we can achieve better performance, engagement, and career satisfaction in the workplace. Embracing Progress is full of good ideas that can help us all think more creatively about how we work. It couldn’t come at a more important time.”

“Sophie Wade brings to readers fresh ideas and terrific strategies aimed at helping them to succeed in today’s and tomorrow’s dynamic work environment, with experience from her own career that has been latticed and diverse.”

Kathryn
Sollman

Work+Life Thought Leader,
CEO

Pip
Coburn

Coburn Ventures

As the opening speaker for the MAKE WORK FIT LIFE Conference, Sophie’s breadth of knowledge about the Future of Work lays the foundation for critical action steps among employers looking to attract and retain top talent.

Sophie is a catalyst. She both explains the new working circumstances clearly as well as giving thoughtful direction about what to expect going forward and how to adapt successfully.

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sophie

Address
110 East 25th Street
New York, NY 10010

Telephone
646.706.7396