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The Way We Work

Friday, November 30

The Way We Work is a new series that examines the future of work and the implications for the business community and individuals in a time of changing demographics, growing technology, and increasing globalization. Created in partnership by Antenna, a Minneapolis-based marketing consultancy, and the Carlson School of Management, The Way We Work brings together thought leaders, companies, and individual workers for dynamic dialogue around relevant topics.

 

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Limited walk-in registration is available, cash or check only. 

Hosted At:

Carlson School of Management, 3M Auditorium
321 Nineteenth Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55442

Cost:

Cost covers admission to our keynote presentation, panel discussion, breakfast
$10 – Students
$25 – Alumni
$35 – General Admission

Schedule:

7:30 a.m. Check-in and Breakfast
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Program and Q&A
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Open Networking (optional)

Work Flexibility: Leading the Change in How, When and Where We Work

What if one strategy could help you: increase productivity, fuel innovation, reduce costs, and attract and retain top, diverse talent and increase engagement and well-being?

That’s what can happen when you transform how, when, and where your people do their jobs. The change has already started in most organizations. There’s an opportunity for leaders to embrace it with strategic intention. Join work transformation expert Cali Williams Yost as she shares what it takes to unlock the full power and potential of a high-performance, flexible work culture.

Cali Williams Yost

Cali Williams Yost

Work Transformation Strategist, Researcher, Author, Speaker, and Founder - Flex+Strategy Group

Cali Williams Yost is a work transformation strategist, researcher, author, speaker, and founder of the Flex+Strategy Group. For more than two decades, she has studied and changed the way business leaders and employees think about how, when, and where we work. She has assisted hundreds of organizations to build high-performance work cultures that strategically use flexibility, technology, and workspace options to work smarter.

Yost is the author of Tweak It: Make What Matters to You Happen Every Dayand the critically acclaimed Work+Life: Finding the Fit That’s Right for You. She is a graduate of Columbia Business School. In 2018, she was named one of the global management thinkers “on the radar” by Thinkers50. She has also been cited as one of Forbes’s 40 Women to Watch Over 40. Yost’s perspectives have been featured in The New York Times MagazineWall Street Journal, and USA Today, as well as on The Today ShowCNBCBloomberg TV, and NPR.

Brendon Schrader

Brendon Schrader

Founder/CEO - Antenna

Brendon Schrader is the Founder/CEO of Antenna, a Minneapolis based company that is changing the way people work. He is also the Founder/Publisher of Indypendently.com, a content and media platform for independent workers. Brendon’s insights on independent consulting, the gig economy, the changing nature of work have been highlighted in Inc. magazine, Forbes, Fast Company, and the Huffington Post. He holds an MBA from the Carlson School of Management, an MEd from the University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development, and a degree in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota Duluth. Brendon has also studied leadership, strategy, and innovation at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

About Antenna:
Antenna is a leader in bringing top marketing professionals to corporations and nonprofits for project-based consulting, interim leadership, and staff augmentation engagements. With headquarters in Minneapolis, Antenna draws from its private community of experienced marketers to provide clients with on-demand resources—both individuals and teams. Antenna’s vision is to fundamentally change the way marketing teams get work done by helping clients balance the flexibility and expertise required by today’s modern marketing organization.

 

Questions? You can contact us at carlsonalumni@umn.edu or 612-625-1556.

The Way We Work

Created in partnership by Antenna, a Minneapolis-based marketing consultancy, and the Carlson School of Management, The Way We Work brings together thought leaders, companies, and individual workers for dynamic dialogue around relevant topics.

Jonah Stillman
Entrepreneur, speaker, and writer
Author of Gen Z @ Work

Diane Mulcahy
Consultant, advisor, speaker, and writer
Author of The Gig Economy

Nicholas Whittall
Managing Director
Accenture Strategy, Talent and Organization