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Heather E. McGowan Future-of-Work Strategist
Future-of-work strategist Heather E. McGowan helps leaders prepare their people and organizations for the post pandemic world. As a keynote speaker, Heather gives lucidity to complex topics through her research rich, graphic frameworks, and powerful metaphors. In 2017, LinkedIn ranked her as its #1 global voice for education and in 2020 McGowan was listed as one of the Top 50 Female Futurists in Forbes. NYT columnist Thomas Friedman describes her as “the oasis” when it comes to insights into the future of work. McGowan is the coauthor of The Adaptation Advantage (April 2020) and the Empathy Advantage (March 2023).
Key points of McGowan's latest book: The Empathy Advantage: Leading the Empowered Workforce, which is essentially your guide to the zeitgeist -- navigating post pandemic work.
Written prior to the pandemic, the Adaptation Advantage: Leading the Empowered Workforce became a guidebook for navigating the rapid changes in work that occurred during the global pandemic