Women in Leadership Ep. 4 │ Public Speaking and Body Language: Convey your Message Effectively
The Digital Transformation Journey
by MIT Professional Education
2M ago
In the fourth episode of Women in Leadership, Public Speaking and Body Language: Convey your Message Effectively ,Anna Frebel, Professor of Physics and Head of the Astrophysics Division at MIT, discusses the importance of preparing a polished presentation and creating a story that your audience will remember. Listen for insights on maintaining composure and leaving a lasting impression on your audience ..read more
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Leadership & Inovation | Optimizing Leadership to Drive Innovation | Prof. David Niño
The Digital Transformation Journey
by MIT Professional Education
2M ago
Led by MIT Professional Education faculty David Nino-Senior Lecturer of the Bernard M. Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program-this podcast, ´Optimizing Leadership to Drive Innovation,´ guides us through the nuances of leadership, and how leadership inter-relates with innovation. Do you ever wonder what makes leaders stand out as exceptional? Do you ever consider how leaders inspire teams, organizations, and consumers to follow their direction? Have you ever wondered how tech leaders guide the complex technological evolutions of their organizations? Have you ever wondered how you could do th ..read more
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Ep. 8 | Automation & the new normal | Dr. Abel Sanchez
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by MIT Professional Education
2M ago
They say that human knowledge doubles every 12 months, and it’s expected that it will soon double every 12 hours! This information overload presents a challenge: We have exponential growth when it comes to knowledge and technology, yet we have linear growth when it comes to business. Discover this disparity with Dr. Abel Sanchez in today’s episode of the Digital Transformation Journey: Automation and the new normal ..read more
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Bridging the gap between leadership & innovation | Dr. David Niño
The Digital Transformation Journey
by MIT Professional Education
2M ago
During the quarantine period as a result of COVID-19, we made use of the opportunity to connect via conference to explore the concept of leadership with Dr. David Niño. He gave an overview of the key takeouts of our Leadership & Innovation online program, which he both created and teaches, with a focus on bridging the gap between leadership & innovation ..read more
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Women in Leadership Ep. 4 │ Public Speaking and Body Language: Convey your Message Effectively
The Digital Transformation Journey
by MIT Professional Education
10M ago
In the fourth episode of Women in Leadership, Public Speaking and Body Language: Convey your Message Effectively , MIT Professor Anna Frebel, a dedicated astronomer and certified breathwork coach, discusses the importance of preparing a polished presentation and creating a story that your audience will remember. Listen for insights on maintaining composure and leaving a lasting impression on your audience ..read more
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Data Leadership Ep. 3 │ Company Organization: Adjusting Methodology
The Digital Transformation Journey
by MIT Professional Education
11M ago
Welcome to episode three of MIT’s Professional Education series in Data Leadership with Dr. Abel Sanchez and Prof. John R. Williams. Dr. Abel Sanchez, Executive Director of the Geospatial Data Center at MIT, and Prof. John R. Williams, Director of the Geospatial Data Center at MIT, open this episode on data leadership by stressing the importance of smaller teams, trusting the people you hire, and how a “5-year plan” needs to be fully adaptable to the ever-changing environment. Join us as we explore how the vision from 20 years ago has shifted and how it is crucial to choose a framework that su ..read more
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Data Leadership Ep. 2 | Transformational Change: One Day at a Time
The Digital Transformation Journey
by MIT Professional Education
11M ago
Welcome to episode two of MIT Professional Education’s Data Leadership with Dr. Abel Sanchez and Prof. John R. Williams. In this episode, we explore solutions to problems obstructing the digitization of different processes and organizations. A huge factor that slows the digitizing progress in a company is bureaucracy, where policies either create a bottleneck or a pathway for technological revitalization or revolution. Dr. Sanchez finishes with insights into the history of open-source software such as GitHub, where coders, software developers, and engineers create innovative ways of producing ..read more
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Data Leadership Ep. 1 | New Visions for New Technologies
The Digital Transformation Journey
by MIT Professional Education
11M ago
The complete digitization of an organization is inevitable in today’s rapidly evolving technological world. As seemingly daily technological advances are made, there can be resistance to the willingness to adopt these valuable tools into an organization. Sometimes slow change is inherent and is deeply rooted in the mentality of “what’s worked” versus “what’s possible.” Leaders at the C-suite level have a tremendous task: Creating a vision for the future while aligning these emerging tools with company culture and values. Dr. Abel Sanchez, Executive Director of the Geospatial Data Center at MIT ..read more
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Intro: Data Leadership Series
The Digital Transformation Journey
by MIT Professional Education
11M ago
We want to welcome you to MIT Professional Education’s podcast series, Data Leadership. In this podcast series, renowned MIT Faculty members Dr. Abel Sanchez, Executive Director of the Geospatial Data Center, and Prof. John R. Williams, Director of the Geospatial Data Center, delve into the convergence of C-suite executives and emerging technologies. They explore how organizational leaders, from the top-down (not necessarily the down-up), must strategize to embrace new technology for digital transformation. It’s necessary to harness data generated by these technologies to address the dynamic d ..read more
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Women in Leadership Ep. 3 | Career and Motherhood: The Nuances of Having It All
The Digital Transformation Journey
by MIT Professional Education
1y ago
Almost three quarters of mothers work in the United States. However, mothers who work must navigate unique challenges in this balancing act. Gain understanding of the nuances, obstacles, and victories of working mothers. In this episode we are joined by Kristala L. Jones Prather, mother of two, Professor of Chemical Engineering, and Department Executive Officer at MIT. Kristala shares her experiences, both professional and personal, of working as an MIT Professor while raising children. She gives her insight onto the nuanced inequalities, expectations, and sacrifices that working mothers face ..read more
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