Global Talent Trends in 2022

Mike reports back from the Global Talent Summit in Washington, DC. We learn what Ana Rold from Diplomatic Courier and Kelly Ryan Bailey from Skills Baby pulled together with help from Gallup and a team of experts and thought leaders focused on the skilling revolution and its impact on the future of work.

Jim Clifton, the Chairman of Gallup, kicked things off by talking about the importance of engagement and awareness of disengagement and unhappiness that is globally on the rise. Mike references Jon Clifton’s book, Blind SpotThe Global Rise of Unhappiness and How Leaders Missed It, and makes connections to Michael Sandel’s book, The Tyranny of Merit: What’s Become of the Common Good? as we try to put the skills and talent conversation into a relevant context. Then we explore the work of Dante Disparte on the Blockchain and Beth Rudden on AI ethics as we review highlights from an impressive array of programming from the day.

Mike concludes with his thoughts on optimism and hope despite the challenges in a thought-provoking exploration of global talent trends that you won’t want to miss.

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Episode References

Clifton, J. (2022). Blind Spot: The Global Rise of Unhappiness and How Leaders Missed It. Gallup Press.
Sandel, M. J. (2020). The Tyranny of Merit: What’s Become of the Common Good? Farrar, Straus and Giroux.