Explore the Bold New Breed Podcast


eXtended reality increases engagement and learning
Episode 16. Mark Gröb, head of the Immersive Tech Center for UPS talks about how Virtual Reality and eXtended Reality can bring value to organizations and people. His work is highly practical with clear business benefits. He covers how to make this fantastic technology real and how to scale it through a large organization.
Leading from the heart, a spiritual journey with a backpack
Episode 15. Marie Reig Florensa, valedictorian of the Berlin Creative Leadership Executive MBA program, talks about what it means to lead from the heart, to discover one's purpose, and how people need to slow down and learn to listen to each other with openness. She describes living your purpose as a spiritual journey with a backpack where the contents vary along your journey.
Leadership is taking the time, exercising the decision-making muscle, learning as you lead
Episode 14. Grégoire Charpe-Civatte, customer experience specialist, shares his thoughts on how companies are facing the future (and the present). He talks about leadership, the need to slow down and reflect, and how some companies are letting their decision-making muscle atrophy by out-sourcing strategic analysis and recommendations.
Orchestrating space to create competitive advantage
Episode 13. Guillaume Alvarez, Senior V.P Europe, Middle-East & Africa of Steelcase has a deep understanding of what is changing in organizations today thanks to extensive global research on a global scale Steelcase has conducted. He explains how space can be orchestrated to increase people's well-being, strengthen their sense of purpose, and help make organizations more competitive.
Waysfinding with Sonja Blignaut
Episode 12. Sonja Blignaut founder and CEO of More Beyond specializes in helping clients create resilient and agile cultures and leadership. She works primarily with complex systems theory and has the gift of making it understandable and doable for all of us. She explains what complexity is and how we live it everyday.
Surge capacity in our DNA for operations and knowledge
Episode 11. Robin Vincent-Smith, with MSF (Médecins sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders) talks about tackling new issues by blending internal collective intelligence, community-building and smart buying of external expertise. Also their DNA for surge capacity, and strong connections from the field to central office teams thanks to living raw and real stories .
Knowledge management means people management
Episode 10. Raúl Cano Argamasilla, Information & Knowledge Management Program Manager for the European Southern Observatory in Chile combines pragmatic and philosophical concepts to his work and to his life. He is guided by the belief that managing knowledge is managing people.
Chris Labonté, believer in the long life of books
Episode 9. Chris Labonté, veteran book publisher, talks about his first jobs on the front lines selling books to customers to his current situation as founder of Figure.1. He's a self-discovered gig mindsetter and a strong believer in the future of hardback books in our digital age.
Florence Devouard on a mission for open knowledge
Episode 8. Florence Devouard, Wikipedia pioneer for 19 years and 2nd Chair of the Wikimedia Foundation following Jimmy Wales, talks to us about her life, her work in Africa – especially with young people in schools, and about how having a gig mindset has helped shape her sense of identity as an open knowledge advocate.
How can you make learning come alive?
Episode 7. Sanofi has developed an original learning strategy based on three principles: Learn, Apply, Share. It starts with the person and finishes with the organization. It is a powerful way to blend the ambitions of gig-mindset oriented people with the ambitions of the organization.
How to facilitate diversity and inclusion?
Episode 6. Living diversity and inclusion inside Decathlon, a global organization. Starting with yourself and including the world around you. See how teams around the world are making this happen. This is an outstanding example of global collaboration and local specialization.
How to win a race that has no finish line?
Episode 5. A resilient person or organization can get through a crisis once, but proactive resilience is a way of thinking and acting that makes you ready for whatever happens. The gig mindset is a large part of it.
How does Velcro management build flexibility and readiness?
Episode 4. Velcro management lets you take advantage of the unique skills people in your organization have without being hampered by traditional rules or hierarchy. See how BlueShore Financial optimizes the people experience.
Willful blindness: what and why?
Episode 3. The gig mindset is often resisted by management. In order to combat it, we need to start with first understanding what's going on.
Can internal civil disobedience wake up the gig mindset culture?
Episode 2. Peaceful protests and awareness in a very large organization, and how traditional and gig mindsets are so different.
What is the bold new breed? Why is it important?
Episode 1. The gig mindset strengthens people and makes the organization itself stronger. Find out why and how in The Bold New Breed podcast.