In this podcast we explore and evaluate possible futures, primarily focusing on the future of work, leadership, organizations, and culture - with a strong focus on change, on change management, and futures thinking. The podcast is a mix of cornerstone content in the area of future of work and change management and interviews with interesting, global thought leaders and practitioners. The podcast is created by Good Morning April ApS, a Danish-based organization that strives to shape the futures of work, together with our partners and customers.
S2E1: Season two: The futures for organizational design
The theme for this season is to investigate the futures for organizational design.
Why is it so relevant these years? How do we handle money and decision making? Is the organizational design a mirror of the leadership culture? Are organizational designers the heroes of this decade?
With us is Nathan Evans, Co-founder of Peerdom, an online platform that supports you in documenting your roles and responsibilities in the organization. He describes himself as a Technologist, Neuroscientist, Musician – and Connector of dots. Nathan has a master’s degree in computer science and a PhD in neuroscience, both from the University of Lausanne.
Today’s co-host is Puk Duerlund Falkenberg, Co-Founder at Good Morning April, and host for this season is Erik Korsvik Østergaard, also Co-Founder at Good Morning April.
BONUS EPISODE: Signal and Scenarios - Cobots, Cobots EVERWHERE!
COBOTS, COBOTS EVERWHERE!
Do you wan't to have a cobot that helps and support you in your work? Or do you prefer that we all have a cobot and they can work together and coordinate between them?
Erik Korsvik Østergaard wrote in our Horizon Scanning document on the Futures of Work an article about cobots and how they might be everywhere. In this episode of our podcast he talks with Puk Duerlund Falkenberg about his article and the signals he picked to describe these sceanrios.
Download the Horizon Scanning Document 2022 on the Futures of Work to read more on the signals and Tores scenario: https://goodmorningapril.com/horizon/
BONUS Episode: Signal and Scenarios - When and where will we work in the future?
WHEN AND WHERE WILL WE WORK IN THE FUTURE?
That's the question Tore Nielsen asks in his article about scenarios within hybrid work - and now in a BONUS episode of our Podcast: the Good Morning April podcast.
Tore Nielsen talks with Puk Duerlund Falkenberg about the signal he chose to inspire him imaginen four scenarios based on Signal 1: The employees takes control of hybrid work. Tore elaborates on the four scenario and on which of the four he would prefer.
Which one would you prefer?
And download the Horizon Scanning Document 2022 on the Futures of Work to read more on the signals and Tores scenario: https://goodmorningapril.com/horizon/
S1E09: The future of leadership is ... what?
This episode of the podcast is about what affects the future of leadership and the characteristics of leadership in the future.
We asked Google and Bing to finalize the sentence “the future of leadership is …” and they both answered “kindness”.
But what do we answer?
Tore said “hard”.
Puk said “diverse”.
Erik said “fragmented and community based”.
This is what we unpack in this final episode of the first season of the Good Morning April podcast.
Today’s co-hosts are Puk Duerlund Falkenberg and Tore Nielsen, both Co-Founders at Good Morning April - and host for this season is Erik Korsvik Østergaard, also Co-Founder at Good Morning April.
S1E8: The Futures of Work as seen from Asia, with Virginia Morris
This episode of the podcast is about the trends and futures of work as seen from Asia.
Tune in to hear about what’s on the Asian business leaders' minds here in 2022, about disruption (again!), and about the role of ancient Asian philosophy in a modern workplace.
The guest on this episode is Virginia Morris. Virginia is a Founder, Managing Partner & Leadership Strategist at Bamboo Difference. Their tagline is “We help people develop the qualities of bamboo: resilient, fast growing, flexible and self-sustaining.”
Virginia is an Associate Professor at Hong Kong University in the Business and Economics MBA program. She’s an accomplished leadership strategist, coach and facilitator working with executives and senior leadership teams globally.
Virginia is a futurist with her roots solid planted in humanism.
Today’s co-host is Puk Duerlund Falkenberg, Co-Founder at Good Morning April - and host for this season is Erik Korsvik Østergaard, also Co-Founder at Good Morning April.
S1E7: The Future of Work as seen from HR, with Perry Timms
This episode of the podcast is about the trends and futures of work as seen from an HR perspective.
The guest on this episode is Perry Timms. Perry is the founder and Chief Energy Officer of PTHR, a small global consultancy, setting out to create better business for a better world. Their organization is B Corp certified and have been embracing the 4-day work week for a long time.
Perry himself is a two-times TEDx speaker and an award-winning writer on the future of work, HR & learning. In 2017 he published the book “Transformational HR: How Human Resources Can Create Value and Impact Business Strategy” and in 2020 “The Energized Workplace: Designing Organizations Where People Flourish”
Perry has just recently been ranked number 1 on the HR Most Influential Thinkers List 2022.
Today’s co-host is Tore Nielsen, Co-Founder at Good Morning April - and host for this season is Erik Korsvik Østergaard, also Co-Founder at Good Morning April.