The Business & Future of Education in the Workplace

When you combine education and technology, you get Elena Agaragimova from Dubai. She has worked in talent development around the world, and shares her takeaways with LAUNCH! on what reskilling for the future looks like. In addition to discussing the business and future of education in the workplace, she also reveals to us how she overcame the challenges in building an AI application as managing partner of Bessern.

Exploring AI in Marketing with Jerry Abiog Podcast

Because the AI market is projected to grow to almost $400 billion by 2025, we wanted to explore AI with someone who has had a hand on driving it forward. LAUNCH! talks with Jerry Abiog, cofounder and CMO of Standard Insights to learn how he grew his AI company. In this episode, we hope to give our listeners a better of sense of AI as the future and how to go about integrating it into one’s business.

From Side Gigs to an Empire with Afifa Siddiqui Podcast

Afifa Siddiqui is a rare breed of entrepreneur being a minority woman and self-funded. In this episode on the LAUNCH! Podcast, we explore her success and failures as a serial entrepreneur, starting from her side gigs to what we see as her empire. We explore the challenges she went through starting and managing each of her businesses as well as her transitions between each one. Afifa truly understands what it is to build an empire as each business fits with the next, helping to grow each other. Her businesses Cronos, CareerLeaf, and Canadian Payroll Services all lie in the talent management industry. Tackling the industry from 3 different perspectives makes Afifa quite the expert in talent management, therefore we also take the opportunity to pick her brain on everything talent management.

Leading through uncertain times

Dan Rabinovitsj’s Take on M&A Change Management Podcast

During these COVID-19 times we circle back to an interview we did in 2018 with then Ruckus Wireless President, Dan Rabinovitsj, to get his take on M&A change management because we thought it had some good takeaways on leading during uncertain times.

Should You Lead or Follow When It Comes to AI?

More and more businesses are incorporating AI into their companies, but the majority of companies have yet to explore this powerful technology. Larger companies like Google, Facebook, IBM, and Amazon are leading the way. If you’r are a key strategic decision maker of a company, the question you’re asking yourself is should you lead or should…

What is this AI thing?

Everyone is talking about AI. And beyond knowing that it’s artificial intelligence, per my market interviews with companies, many people could not describe what it was. If AI is the future it’s important to understand it. So the next time that someone asks you what AI is you can intelligently say that it is when…

HOW MATURE IS YOUR HIRING STRATEGY FOR DIVERSITY?

Many diversity targets are arbitrary and immature in their thinking because hiring managers don’t know what it means to hire for diversity beyond just knowing it’s a buzz word. LAUNCH! introduces the 3 lenses through which to look for talent as well as their novel, self developed Social Responsibility Maturity Hiring Model.