I’ve admired Jon Reed and Josh Greenbaum for many years and since joining SuccessFactors, I’ve had the privilege of connecting with both of them more. So, when I had the opportunity to sit down with them for a keynote in SAP’s annual SAPPHIRE NOW user event, I knew we’d have a [podcast worthy] great time.
Knowing that Jon is on record about virtual events should have made the preparation stressful, but I quickly learned that we all had a similar approach: find topics we want to talk about, embrace the chaos, ditch the script, and have a conversation.
With any digital conference, brevity is the key, and we were held to a 7-minute limit (if you missed it, you can see it here: A Conversation on How Business Transformation is Driving the Future of Work). But, we chatted for more than 30 minutes and covered a variety of topics ranging from what going back into the office looks like, to best practices for learning new skills. Here are my top takeaways on future of work trends from both what you can see in the keynote replay and what was cut for time.
1. The need for work life freedoms