Manage Smarter 38: Human-Centric Leadership for the Future

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Deb Westphal is CEO of Toffler Associates, a dynamic and future-focused strategic consulting and advisory firm that helps organizations build resilience and sustain growth in a complex global landscape. She’s a Futurist and Executive Advisor.

In this episode, Audrey, Lee and Deb discuss: 

  • The difference between a traditional organization and a “Human-centric” organization
  • How a culture that puts people first can counter the future wave of artificial intelligence
  • The five shifts managers need to know that control how people work together
  • How to hire managers who are early tech adopters and can work well with machines

“The evolution will advance in such a way that we start to think of these machines as teammates versus technology applications.”

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C. Lee Smith

C. Lee Smith

President/CEO at SalesFuel
C. Lee Smith is the President/CEO of SalesFuel - a firm he founded in 1989 with the mission to empower media sales professionals to help their advertisers make intelligent decisions on how to spend their marketing dollars. He is a graduate of Ohio University with an Executive Leadership Certificate from Cornell University. He is also one of the world's few (Jeffrey) Gitomer Certified Advisors for consultative sales.
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