The Uprisor Podcast is a unique future of work discussion crafted for enterprise leaders and doers.
How to Build Strong Culture When the Office is Optional with Larry English
Larry English is an expert in remote workforces and virtual collaboration. He’s the president and co-founder of Centric Consulting, which he founded 20 years ago as a fully virtual company, and author of “Office Optional: How to Build a Connected Culture with Virtual Teams.” On the episode, Larry shares strategies for creating engagement and connection on hybrid workforces, and what the future looks like for workers in a post-covid world.
The Art and Skill of Freelancing with Gig Economy Trailblazer Julie Cortes
A true trailblazing, freelance rockstar, Julie Cortes joins Uprisor to talk about what it means to freelance professionally. What are the risks and rewards of choosing the lifestyle? What makes good client relationships and communication? When she’s not creating amazing content or ad campaigns for her litany of clients, Julie teaches the art and skill of freelancing as an adjunct professor at the Kansas City Art Institute, where she created her own course—aptly named Freelancing 101. Julie is also a public speaker, business coach for fellow freelancers, and the founder of the Freelance Exchange of KC in Kansas City.
WeWork’s Controversial Take on Employees Who Want to Stay Home
Are employees who return to the office more engaged than those that stay home? Topcoder CTO Dave Messinger discusses WeWork’s controversial comments and the future of work, employee engagement, and traditional offices post-COVID.
A New Vision of Insurance and Benefits for the Freelance Workforce with Azariah Lehman
Azariah Lehman is the Chief Administrative Officer at iWorker Innovations, which creates, negotiates and delivers insurance, benefits, services and resources designed to support independent workers. iWorker focuses on making it simpler and more effective for freelancers to work without putting their families or their finances at risk. Azariah joins Uprisor to talk about the massive growth in the gig economy, why businesses need to consider offering their gig workers benefits and insurance, and how benefits will be important for the gig economy in the long run.
Talent Speaks: Inside the Modern Freelance Lifestyle with Topcoder Member Luis Millan
Luis Millan is a Venezuela-based UI/UX designer who has been part of the Topcoder global community for nearly a decade. He shares his experience as a Topcoder community member, what the future of work looks like from his unique vantage point, and the benefits and experiences the gig economy has brought to his life.
Democratizing Design and the Future of Visual Productivity with Marvel’s Murat Mutlu
Murat Mutlu is co-founder and CEO of Marvel, a modern collaboration design platform. Murat joins Uprisor to talk about the inspiration behind Marvel, why the app is really a productivity platform, and how the simplification of prototyping has changed the whole product design process.
Very Informative Episodes
Clinton has a very natural way of talking with these leaders in different avenues and pulls out some really apt conversations. I learn more each time I listen!
True FoW Conversations
These are true “future of work” conversations centered around on-demand talent/remote workforces, and how enterprises and leaders are leveraging them today! Very helpful and insightful for companies who need somewhere to start implementing resilient workforces!