Three Trends for the Future to Help You Deal with Today

Episode 5 | April 14, 2022

Throughout the pandemic, there has been a lot of talk about trends. After a while, they can end up sounding the same. In this episode, we dig into three workplace trends that might not be getting the headlines but definitely impact your business. (Adaptive Elasticity, Authentic Transparency, and Wellness to Wellbeing.) With the help of the author of Non-Obvious Mega Trends, Rohit Bhargava, and Harvard Business School professor, Sandra Sucher, we’ll get some very strategic insights on how to develop and implement policies that impact your people. We will also hear from two real-world experts on how they’re managing the pandemic with their own organizations: Brian Galonek, president of All Star Incentive Marketing, and Ashlee Green, CRP, CPIM, senior manager at Verizon and board member of Recognition Professionals International.


 Rohit Bhargava, Researcher and Author
Rohit is on a mission to inspire more non-obvious thinking in the world. He is a three-time Wall Street Journal bestselling author of 8 books on marketing, trends and how to create a more inclusive world including Non-Obvious Megatrends & Beyond Diversity. Bhargava has been invited to keynote events in 32 countries around the world. He loves the Olympics, hates cauliflower and is a proud dad of boys. Connect on LinkedIn.
 Brian Galonek, CPIM, President, All Star Incentive Marketing
Brian is president of All Star Incentive Marketing, a company that has been helping its clients better engage with their employees and customers since 1975. He is actively involved in the Incentive Marketing Association (IMA) and was one of the first in the country to earn the Certified Professional of Incentive Management (CPIM) certification. Brian has served as both the Education Chairman and President of the Incentive Technology Council (ITC) and is currently a board member of the Incentive Federation and an active member with the Incentive Engagement and Solution Providers, a strategic industry group within the IMA. Under his leadership, All Star developed and launched PROPEL, a very successful suite of web-based technology solutions for online program management. The company also developed vertical industry expertise, becoming one of the nation’s top suppliers of safety & wellness incentive programs and winner of the IMA’s Circle of Excellence Award for best safety incentive program in the country. Connect on LinkedIn.
 Ashlee Green, CRP, CPIM, Senior Manager, Verizon
Ashlee is a highly experienced customer relationship management manager with a demonstrated history of working in the telecommunications industry. She is skilled in operations and management, employee incentives & recognition, customer satisfaction, customer retention, and event management. A strong customer service and marketing professional with both CRP and CPIM certifications and serves on the Board of Directors for Recognition Professionals International. Connect on LinkedIn.
 Sandra Sucher, Professor, Harvard Business School
Sandra is an economist and is currently the Joseph L. Rice, III Faculty Fellow at the Harvard Business School and author of The Power of Trust: How Companies Build It, Lose It, Regain It. Previously, she worked in private industry and nonprofit management, including 10 years in fashion retailing and 12 years at Fidelity Investments as chief quality officer. Connect on LinkedIn.