In our Online Reading Club we offer weekly video conversations with experts and book authors. Get firsthand information on the topics of the hour and up-to-date reading recommendations from getAbstract's library of over 20,000 summaries. 

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VOICES FROM THE FUTURE OF WORK 

True digital transformation is about transforming people and processes, not technology and tools. In this getTogether series, you'll hear from executives, entrepreneurs and educators navigating – and often shaping – the future of work.

Host: Andrew Savikas

EXPERTS ON EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION

In this getTogether series, we are examining interpersonal communication, why we misunderstand each other, and how to build bridges even when biology, context and personal biases are working against us.

Host: Kirsten Müller-Daubermann

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 12

In this episode, we’re talking with Maria Colacurcio, CEO of Syndio. Maria explains the shortcomings of the outdated way that most companies still analyze pay equity, as well as how important it is to look beyond just salaries by updating job titles, hiring practices, job descriptions and more to get to a more diverse and equitable company. Maria also shares her own experience with the “motherhood penalty” of returning to the workforce after raising kids, despite a track record that already included co-founding a company that went public.

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 19

In this episode, we are talking to Professor and Philosopher Michael P. Lynch, author of The Internet of Us, about the difference between "Google-Knowing" and deep understanding. We explore ways to actively gain knowledge, fight information silos and polarisation, and eat some epistemological humble pie when it comes to understanding people and differrent perspectives.

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