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January 16, 2017

Thought Leader Sally Thornton on the future of work

About the guest:

A recognized expert and thought leader on the future of work, Sally Thornton founded Forshay in 2011 to connect the Bay Area’s most innovative and progressive companies with exceptional talent. A recent participant in two TEDx talks (Future of Work and How to Hire Like a Rocket Scientist), she is a frequent keynote speaker on work, women in leadership, and work/life balance. Sally works with Stanford’s “Redesigning and Redefining Work” project to support efforts to align workplace structures with the lives of today’s workforce so companies can better harness talent for their success, and she lectures regularly at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business as well as UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. She serves on the Advisory Council of Stanford’s Clayman Institute for Gender Research, the educational partner of LeanIn.org.

About the podcast:

Thought leader Sally Thornton discusses how to create ownership of your career while finding work/life balance. She discusses how to create your ideal career through a system and framework that motivates you. She also discusses how to create a human-centered work culture that benefits individuals and the companies they work for.

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