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Modern Workplace podcast is a conversation about digital transformation and the future of productivity. We're bringing you access to business and technology leaders who are creating the future – today. This is a monthly show partnered with the Microsoft 365 Blog. Transcripts provided with each episode. Listen, watch and learn more at ModernWorkplace.com.
 
This is a place for dialogue about 'Christians vs Pharisees: Choosing sides and how to fight for them in the Mormon Civil War' and other collaborations like 'The Loyal Opposition' where Peter Bleakley has teamed up with Nemo the Mormon. At current rates of decline in active membership the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will functionally cease to exist in Europe, most of the rest of the world and several regions of the USA in the next 10-15 years, so radical reforms need to happe ...
 
Honest stories about making career decisions. How I Got Here is a podcast that interviews professionals about how they figured out what drives and fulfills them in their careers. By sharing these stories, we hope to help our listeners figure that out for themselves, too. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/howigothere/support
 
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In this episode we spend some time dipping into the Covid Lockdown online fireside Sunderland, England Stake hosted with my favourite kosher LDS apologist, historian Patrick Mason, as a contrast to the approach of Brad Wilcox and other General Authorities and apologists like him. Patrick talked a lot of sense, addressing directly the trust-threaten…
 
BRADGATE!! WHAT THE CHURCH MUST LEARN FROM THE FALL AND ATTEMPTED REHABILITATION OF BRAD WILCOX EPISODE 10B - BRADGATE!! WHO IS BRAD WILCOX? AND WHAT DID HE TEACH THE TEENAGERS OF THE BRITISH ISLES? As we celebrate the first Platinum Jubilee of a reigning monarch in our entire history this week this is the first of two episodes exploring what Brad …
 
BRADGATE!! WHAT THE CHURCH MUST LEARN FROM THE FALL AND ATTEMPTED REHABILITATION OF BRAD WILCOX EPISODE 10A - THE STATE OF THE DISUNION There is so much to chew on as we process what Brad Wilcox, Elementary School Teacher, BYU Professor of Ancient Scripture (with no relevant qualifications whatsoever), internet sensation and Counsellor on the Young…
 
Ever since we started How I Got Here, we have been looking to learn from the various tools, analyses, and thought processes that people use as they design successful careers for themselves. But, as our guest today exemplifies, sometimes good decisions don't come from a pros and cons list or from crunching data -- they come from a strong sense of in…
 
Omar Shahine, Corporate VP of Product at Microsoft, has had a passion for computers since the fourth grade, but growing up, he never considered going into technology. When it came to thinking about careers, Omar wanted the surest path to success and security, which based on what he knew, meant he should become a doctor. He believed that all he need…
 
During college, Catherine Halaby developed a strong view of what she wanted to do in the world. Ultimately, she wanted to work for the United Nations and support countries post conflict. After graduation, she found herself at a desk job in DC, writing grants and itching to be actually out in the field. But when she finally got the opportunity to be…
 
Héctor Colón believes that boxing truly saved his life. Bullied for the color of his skin and growing up in poverty, boxing brought structure and discipline to Héctor's life. And he was good at it, to say the least. Héctor became a 7X national champion and traveled all around the world with the US team. At just 19 years old, he was favored to go th…
 
Here is my presentation at the awesome recent Sunstone UK conference in Birmingham. - Find out the current state of play at the Battle’s Front! - 25 brilliant ideas in Mormonism that are worth fighting to defend and restore! - How exactly we could make the reconstruction happen in time before defeat becomes inevitable? It was a great event with lot…
 
Melissa Baird describes herself as the best two truths and a lie player in the world. Her eclectic experiences help shed a light on why: Melissa has worked in fields as diverse as marine biology, fashion and e-commerce, hospitality, and now in healthcare, where she serves as COO for hims & hers. Her career switches are guided by her philosophy of b…
 
Katie has an amazing ability to navigate her career along two seemingly opposed career truths. First is that you know yourself best and you know what will truly make you happy in a job. And secondly, that you have limited knowledge based on your own experiences, so it’s important to be open minded and not overly rigid. The way Katie threads the nee…
 
If you could write a letter to the First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that they were obliged to actually read instead of just forwarding it to your Stake President to deal with without reading it as they usually do, what would YOU want to put in it? This is a vanishingly rare, once in a lifetime opportunity for a fa…
 
Apostle Jeffrey Holland ruffled a lot of feathers in a speech at BYU last week in which he bullied the faculty that they should turn metaphorical muskets against LGBTQ students, their allies, and critics of the Church, and prioritise being propagandists over credible academics even if it means the university losing accreditation for its courses, or…
 
There will be a few more 'Episode 6 - The Thought Police minisodes', but it's time to deliver the long-promised Episode 7, which will probably have 2 minisodes. Here I explore what I think are the doctrinal and organisational strengths of Mormonism that could still save it from its current freefall into oblivion, and even enable it to become a majo…
 
In honor of finishing Season 2 of How I Got Here, Lara and Eric spend some time reflecting on all the conversations and career journeys they’ve heard over the course of this season. Listen in for some cross-episode synthesis, Lara and Eric’s personal career takeaways and some book recommendations to further your own career journey. --- Support this…
 
- MY INVITATION TO AN APOSTASY TRIAL - THE WOMEN AT IT AS WELL - THE SHAME GAME - MRS B TRIES TO BE A PHARISEE - REASONED PROGRAMMING - THE C WORD - PETER THE PERSECUTED CULTIST - MY GREAT GRANDMOTHER AND HOW IT WAS MEANT TO BE FROM HUGH B My part on the Mormon Civil War is heating up as I have been invited to a trial for Apostasy, but this provide…
 
Like many of us when we were growing up, Amy Weinblum had big dreams for her future. Her dream was to work for none other than Oprah Winfrey. Once she was in college, though, Amy discovered that she had a passion for lots of different things and she lost track of what exactly she wanted to do with her career. That is, until she asked herself a fate…
 
- THE CONSPIRACY TO SILENCE - ROLL THE ROLE MODELS IN GLITTER - LIMITED LIVED LIVES - TYPOGRAPHY CHRISTEMPOROI - HISTORY HUBRIS - PRIDE. LAZINESS. COWARDICE. - DOUBTING THE DOUBTS ABOUT THE DOUBTERS - MAGNA AMERICANA BLOWHARDS - THE LAZY LEARNERS AND LAX DISCIPLES IN CHIEF - SANTA MUERTE IS THE GODDESS WHO CHOOSES THE PROPHETS OF THE PHARISEE MORMO…
 
As we move through our lives, we never know what experience around the corner could have an outsized impact on our future. For our guest Amrita Saigal that experience was a college internship working on feminine care products, like pads and tampons. From there , Amrita grew her career with a focus on developing sustainably elegant products, combini…
 
Christians v Pharisees: Choosing Sides And How To Fight For Them In The Mormon Civil War EPISODE 6C - AN ANCIENT EVIL AND A PURE DELIGHT - IT’S FUN TO LIVE IN FEAR OF THE S.C.M.C. - AN ANCIENT EVIL AND A PURE DELIGHT - STEPPING UP AND MOVING EVER ONWARDS - ARE YOU A CHRISTIAN MORMON OR A PHARISEE MORMON? This minisode 6C has a lot of laughs and hop…
 
Caitlin Reiche was attracted to the linear, clear cut career path. After she graduated from college, she pursued the natural next step for someone interested in psychology -- she worked in a hospital as a clinical psychologist. However, she soon felt a growing sense that this seemingly logical journey she had embarked on didn't actually make sense …
 
Christians v Pharisees: Choosing Sides And How To Fight For Them In The Mormon Civil War EPISODE 6B - THE THOUGHT POLICE: POSTMODERN PANTOMIME AND THE MURAL MASSACRE - IF THE PROPHET IS A LIAR, WOULD YOU WANT SOMEONE TO TELL YOU? - FACT-PROOF PHARISEES - POSTMODERN PANTOMIME - THE MURAL MASSACRE - THE BETRAYAL OF THE MORMON ARTISTS…
 
Christians v Pharisees: Choosing Sides And How To Fight For Them In The Mormon Civil War EPISODE 6A - THE THOUGHT POLICE ‘Claims being currently circulated are based on a narrow perspective and limited information’ - HONESTY - THE LAWYER AND THE TRUTH BOMBS - BALANCE - DO AS YOU’RE TOLD, KEEP QUIET AND WAIT TO DIE - WHO ARE THE LORD’S ANNOINTED?…
 
Christians v Pharisees: Choosing Sides And How To Fight For Them In The Mormon Civil War EPISODE 5C - THIS IS YOUR PLACE IN THE PHARISEE FINANCIAL FEUDAL SYSTEM: THE MORMON MIDAS TOUCH - THE MORMON MIDAS TOUCH - THE SKEPTICAL ACHILLES HEEL - YOUR PARTY IS OVER - ‘OTHERS DID RECEIVE GREAT LEARNING BECAUSE OF THEIR RICHES’ - ‘PLEASE SIR, CAN I HAVE S…
 
Christians v Pharisees: Choosing Sides And How To Fight For Them In The Mormon Civil War EPISODE 5B - THIS IS YOUR PLACE IN THE PHARISEE FINANCIAL FEUDAL SYSTEM: ‘TOODLE PIP, TITHING!’ - TOODLE PIP, TITHING - THE MARX BRETHREN PRESENT: THE THREE RICHEST STOOGES IN THE WORLD - FULL STEAM BACK TO THE FUTURE WITH DALLIN - LIBERATE THE CAPTIVE MISSIONA…
 
Christians v Pharisees: Choosing Sides And How To Fight For Them In The Mormon Civil War EPISODE 5A - THIS IS YOUR PLACE IN THE PHARISEE FINANCIAL FEUDAL SYSTEM - THE STOCKDALE PARADOX - MAMMON MIA! - THIS IS YOUR PLACE IN THE PHARISEE FINANCIAL FEUDAL SYSTEM - THE SWORD OF VENGEANCE HANGETH OVER YOU - SABBATH OR SOULS?…
 
Christians v Pharisees: Choosing Sides And How To Fight For Them In The Mormon Civil War EPISODE 4 - WHY THE CHURCH REALLY CRASHED How Boyd K Packer Provoked The Virtual Vengeance of a Wrathful God - DEMOCRACY OR MONARCHY? - WHAT DEMOGRAPHIC DATA REALLY TELLS US - HOW BOYD K PACKER RUINED MY LIFE - THE VIRTUAL VENGEANCE OF A WRATHFUL GOD - THE GENE…
 
Christians v Pharisees: Choosing Sides And How To Fight For Them In The Mormon Civil War Episode 3 – IT’S A TRAP! How the ‘Pharisee Mormon’ General Authorities have been setting up the young adults for Disillusionment, Divorce and Disempowered Women this year… AGAIN - A NEW HOPE - THE FARCE AWAKENS - THE DESERET EMPIRE STRIKES BACK - THE ROGUE ONE …
 
Christians v Pharisees: Choosing Sides And How To Fight For Them In The Mormon Civil War Episode 2 - MORMONISM HAS WORKED FOR ME BUT HOW CAN WE MAKE IT WORK FOR EVERYONE? - WHO ARE THE REAL PROPHETS? - WHITE MALE CISGENDER HETERONORMATIVE PRIVILEGE - PONDERISE EMERITISE AND DECOLONISEBy Peter Bleakley
 
Christians v Pharisees: Choosing Sides And How To Fight For Them In The Mormon Civil War EPISODE 1 - 15% AND FALLING - Active membership is falling fast - Racism and thinking Africa will save us - The empowering internet revolution - The Silver Fox foretold the faithful future - What are the real problems and how can we solve them?…
 
Andrew Gazdecki had one goal as he was preparing to graduate college: to not have a job. Instead of a “job,” Andrew wanted to be an entrepreneur and grow something that he himself built. At this stage in his career, Andrew was primarily motivated by money – he viewed entrepreneurship as a pathway to a life that he didn’t have growing up and one tha…
 
A common career trope we hear constantly is to pick something, anything really, and focus entirely on it from the earliest age possible. Work 10,000 hours and you'll achieve success, or something of the like. Range, a book by David Epstein, pushes back on this advice. David argues that having a diverse set of experiences actually makes us better in…
 
Hey There, We hope that you’ve had a great start to the new year! We wanted to share a quick update that we’ve been hard at work interviewing new guests for our upcoming season launching in March. We’re excited to bring you a diverse set of career stories and advice. In this season, you’ll hear from a geologist turned into a mission-driven business…
 
This episode is a bit of an experiment. Instead of featuring a guest's story, hosts Lara Mitra and Eric Eliasson will take some time to reflect on what they've learned since launching How I Got Here. You’ll hear what Lara and Eric plan to do differently in their careers as a result of 25 inspiring conversations and get a behind the scenes look of w…
 
Lorraine Vargas Townsend is a survivor. She survived growing up in a town where she didn’t always feel welcome as a Latina and a lesbian. She survived cancer – twice – including during her first year in college. These experiences fueled an activism in Lorraine—a desire to stand up for the underdog – which she’s made the singlehanded focus of her ca…
 
Kat Cole is the President and COO at Focus Brands, which owns well-known brands like Auntie Anne's, Moe's, Jamba, and Cinnabon. Kat started her career at the age of 15 so that she could provide for her family. One day during her shift at a clothing store in the local mall, she was recruited to be a Hostess at Hooters. Little did she know that she'd…
 
Growing up, Brittania Boey moved countries every three years. This shaped her professional approach: throughout her career, B demonstrated a strong ability to adapt to new cultures and situations. Unsurprisingly, then, B's career has been varied: she started by adjusting to the boys' club culture in investment banking, then moved on to a totally ne…
 
Melynda Barnes had four professional ambitions as a young child: to be an Olympic gymnast, President of the United States, an author of children’s books, and a doctor. For various reasons, she ultimately chose the pursue the fourth and became a surgeon, focusing on head, neck, and reconstructive surgery. But one day, after completing 10+ years of g…
 
Meredith Whipple Callahan, executive coach and partner at Evolution, seriously considered going into a convent after high school. She found herself drawn to spiritual practice and questions. She even contemplated becoming a minister. Instead, after graduating from college, Meredith went into consulting to work for Bain & Company where she thrived. …
 
Tod Plotkin, CEO and founder of Emmy award winning Green Buzz Agency shares his career story, starting during his early years selling baseball cards. His interest in business and striking it out on his own started at such a young age. In high school, Tod discovered his passion for video production. It was these two passions that eventually led to h…
 
St. Luke’s University Health Network spans 10 hospitals and 300 sites across Pennsylvania and New Jersey. In 2019, St Luke’s deployed Microsoft 365 and Teams, which helped them rapidly collaborate, staying on top of the latest COVID-19 treatment protocols from around the world. Teams also helped the experts from pulmonary, ICU and other disciplines…
 
Veronica Armstrong, Co-founder and CEO of Isle de Nature, shares her career story. Veronica has one of the most varied careers of anyone we’ve featured on the podcast – she was a telemarketer, a legislative aide in the government, a successful mommy blogger, marketer, general manager, entrepreneur and more. Sometimes her career moves were a result …
 
Hendrick Motorsports is a leader in the NASCAR Cup Series, earning a record 12-car owner championships in NASCAR’s premier division. A long-time Microsoft 365 customer, Hendrick Motorsports relied on Microsoft Teams during the pandemic to quickly move to remote work, which allowed track production teams, engineers, crew and athletes to remain focus…
 
For 111 years, Danish multinational pharmaceutical company LEO Pharma has been innovating new products and solutions to help people achieve healthier skin. In 2019, LEO Pharma purchased Microsoft 365 with plans to deploy in companywide. When the COVID-19 pandemic created an urgent need they went all in, rolling out Teams from only 33 users to more …
 
Ever since Emily Heyward was young, she has loved advertisements. Instead of hanging posters on her bedroom wall when she was growing up, she hung up framed ads that she loved. It is no surprise then that Emily went to work for big ad agencies after graduating from Harvard. And she was thriving. Until she found herself working at a company that mad…
 
As one of the world’s leaders in selling, marketing, and distributing food and other supplies to restaurants, schools, hospitals, entertainment venues and the like, Sysco has a global presence in the food and beverage industry. When COVID-19 radically altered the way people enjoy meals away from home, Sysco pivoted to new ways of doing business at …
 
Corporate Vice President for Microsoft 365, Jared Spataro, talks with Tony’s Chocolonely, a Dutch confectionery company that is passionate about fair trade practices and ending slavery in the chocolate industry. Today, Tony’s Chocolonely is the number one chocolate brand in the Netherlands and is expanding to other countries. Tony’s Chocolonely tur…
 
Steve Cook, Executive Managing Director at LFM Capital shares his journey from the military into manufacturing and then finally into private equity. After his time as a Navy pilot, Steve was looking to create value in the world, not just working his way through a bureaucracy. He found this in a role as a leader in charge of Dell Computer’s manufact…
 
Headquartered in Washington state, Premera Blue Cross provides innovative wellness and prevention, disease management, and patient safety programs for approximately 2 million people. To stay on top of evolving healthcare trends, Premera needed to modernize an 83-year-old workplace culture and employees had begun adopting Microsoft 365 virtual colla…
 
On this episode, we chat with Nicole Alvino, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of SocialChorus. Nicole started her career at one of the most infamous companies in the world, Enron. In fact, she worked on the SWAT team for the CFO, Andrew Fastow who was ultimately charged with fraud and sent to prison. You'll hear how this experience deeply impa…
 
Across the world, arenas are empty and concert halls are quiet. COVID-19 transformed the live entertainment industry overnight. AEG, one of the world’s leading sports and live entertainment companies, had to shift focus to remote work and cultivate new business in the midst of change. They were able to close a multi-million-dollar sponsorship deal …
 
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