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Competing in the New Work World & Leading Without Authority

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Competing in the New Work World & Leading Without Authority

The Future of Work podcast

Jacob Morgan,

5 min read
3 take-aways
Audio & text

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Learn insights for leading beyond your official purview – and in a future prone to crisis.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed business – in many respects, for the good. In this episode of the Future of Work podcast, consultant and author Keith Ferrazzi discusses lessons from a major research effort into the ways leaders and companies adapted during the pandemic – and how those learnings can serve to enhance organizations’ agility, resilience and inclusion in the future. Ferrazzi also delves into his influential philosophy of leading without authority. Leaders at every level will take away insights to help meet the crises of the future and protect shareholder value today, while enhancing their own influence. Futurist Jacob Morgan hosts.


The Radical Adaptability Framework can help leaders solidify lessons learned during the pandemic crisis.

A $2 million research project conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis studied how leading organizations and individuals were reinventing their organizations, workplaces and leadership. From that research emerged the Radical Adaptability Framework, a methodology for focusing leadership on redesigning the business model, the workforce and the organization’s purpose. The framework emphasizes foresight, agility, inclusion and resilience.

To gain foresight, crowdsource the identification of risks and opportunities. Incorporate a practice into the work process whereby every team member has regular...

About the Podcast

Keith Ferrazzi is CEO of the research and consulting firm Ferrazzi Greenlight and author of Leading Without Authority; Never Eat Alone; and Competing in the New World of Work. Futurist Jacob Morgan is founder of the Future of Work University.

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