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."

Deb West­phal

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C. Lee Smith

C. Lee Smith

CEO and Founder at Sales­Fu­el
C. Lee Smith is the President/CEO of Sales­Fu­el — a firm he found­ed in 1989. He was named one of the 14 Lead­ing Sales Con­sul­tants by Sell­ing Pow­er mag­a­zine in 2018. Lee is the cre­ator of the AdMall® and Sales­Fu­el COACH™ SaaS plat­forms. He is also a Git­o­mer Cer­ti­fied Advi­sor, expert on the Sales Experts Chan­nel and a C‑Suite Net­work Advi­sor.
C. Lee Smith


@SalesFuel CEO C. Lee Smith. Speak­er, entre­pre­neur, sales and employ­ee tox­i­c­i­ty expert, lead­er­ship and man­age­ment con­sul­tant. Co-host, Man­age Smarter pod­cast.
Are you the vic­tim of a #tox­i­c­work­place, or are you con­tribut­ing to it? Here are some ways you can stop engag­ing… — 2 days ago
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