Oct 15, 2018
Isn’t it about time we had a
corporate mindset shift? Because come on! There's more to work than
giving the company your heart and soul. Jon Fortt, co-anchor of
CNBC’s “Squawk Alley,” joins Laurie to talk about what's going
right, what went wrong, and what's broken in the world of work.
They talk about the reshaping of the traditional corporate mindset,
#MeToo, wages, and the future of work.
Fortt is the host at Fortt Knox, a podcast dedicated to
interviewing the highest achievers in the business, entertainment,
philanthropy, and sports industries. His show gives us a sneak peek
into these industry giants' lives and businesses while tackling the
most interesting business and economic issues.
can we emulate the best leaders in the industry? Jon shares his
take on how today's leaders are rethinking and reshaping the
traditional corporate mindset. He shares how two outstanding
leaders are breaking the mold of tradition with their business
approach: Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, and Stitch Fix CEO, Katrina
#MeToo movement and stagnant wages are big issues in the global
community. Jon shares his thoughts on corporate culture and
respect. He also talks about why leaders should have plans to
address and mitigate these issues.
tribe seems split when it comes to the flat wages issue. When labor
demand is high but the employment rate is low, wages are at an
all-time high. Although some companies are working to amend this
for their employees' benefit, others see it as more of an expense.
Jon believes it shouldn’t be about hard data. Things like empathy
and creativity are deeply important in any industry or
- Laurie and Jon talk about the future of work
and what he thinks about the next 10-20 years. People are worried
that robots will be taking their jobs, but Jon believes that isn’t
true. Instead, he believes there’s plenty of space for people
because businesses need employees who are able to think about how
their job impacts their role, the CEO, and the
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Fortt Knox: Satya Nadella
Fortt Knox: Katrina Lake