12 episodes

The new and the next is in OZY's DNA. In our newest podcast, The Future of X, OZY fast-forwards 50 years to explore the industries and domains that will shape our world, and some of the dreamers doing the shaping. In our first season, we explored healthcare in 2069. Next up? The future of the workplace.

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The new and the next is in OZY's DNA. In our newest podcast, The Future of X, OZY fast-forwards 50 years to explore the industries and domains that will shape our world, and some of the dreamers doing the shaping. In our first season, we explored healthcare in 2069. Next up? The future of the workplace.

    The Future of Work/Life Balance: From Careers to Experiences

    The Future of Work/Life Balance: From Careers to Experiences

    There is a profound shift facing business leaders worldwide, reflecting the importance of social capital in shaping an organization's purpose, guiding its relationships with stakeholders and influencing its ultimate success or failure. As our work evolves through automation, it will become something less that has to be done (so it can be ticked off a to-do list) and more something we feel driven to do — an intrinsic drive to better ourselves, our community and our world. Special Guest: Adam Grant

    • 22 min
    The Future of Networking: Google Maps, But For Your Career

    The Future of Networking: Google Maps, But For Your Career

    “Don’t ask your boss for a raise today, she’s having a bad morning. Take this alternate route instead.” Forget about struggling to make conversation over burnt coffee or going on a Google deep dive to discover intel prior to a meeting. The power of technology will allow you to instantly see the connections you have between yourself and clients or co-workers, so you can stop making small talk and get to the meat of the conversation. Special Guest: Simon Sinek

    • 18 min
    The Future of Collaboration: From Head-Hunting to Team-Hunting

    The Future of Collaboration: From Head-Hunting to Team-Hunting

    You’ve heard that your company is like a family. So what happens when your company tries to hire your entire family? In the not-so-distant future, AI tools and algorithms will help determine the optimal size and makeup of specialized teams that move together as one, based on complementary personality traits and skills. As these teams establish their abilities within an industry or framework, recruiters and employers will try to keep them intact. Special Guest: Tiffany Shlain

    • 20 min
    The Future of Gamification: Your Product Just Launched. That’s 100 Points.

    The Future of Gamification: Your Product Just Launched. That’s 100 Points.

    In less than 20 years, workflows won’t just be more streamlined, they’ll be thrilling. This episode will do a deep dive on the gamification of productivity, as teams will collaborate on projects the same way they join together to play Fortnite. Special Guest: Keisha Howard, Founder of Sugar Gamers

    • 22 min
    The Future of Creativity: How A.I. Will Free Our Minds

    The Future of Creativity: How A.I. Will Free Our Minds

    A recent study found that people spend a third of their time in an office just reading, sending and answering emails. With advanced automation, humans will not be required to spend time on mundane tasks like slogging through endless spreadsheets or sorting through thousands of emails, but rather focus their mind on creative problem-solving. This episode will explore how creativity will continue to shift and drive the workplace.

    • 19 min
    The Future of X: The Workplace

    The Future of X: The Workplace

    Welcome back to The Future of X. In partnership with Smartsheet, this season, The Future of X explores the workplace, tackling themes such as how AI will enhance productivity and how automation could unlock greater human achievement. Based on OZY’s journalism and timely interviews with leading futurists, we examine the ways in which technology will improve the contributions humans make to the world.  

    • 2 min

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