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The Fight Between Your Ancient Brain and Your Modern Brain

Dear Enthusiasts of the Future,

Welcome back to Next Future Today, your go-to podcast for exploring what’s coming, and how you can purposefully create your next future… today!

🧠 Episode 19: The Fight Between Your Ancient Brain and Your Modern Brain with Dr. Abbie Morano and Host Dan Keldsen

Hosted by Dan Keldsen, NextFutureToday dives deep into conversation with Dr. Abbie Morano, PhD, director of training and education at Social Engineer, LLC, and an advisory board member at Virtual Sapiens. Don’t miss this comprehensive discussion on the role of nonverbal communication in our increasingly virtual interactions.

Key Takeaways:

– Understand behavioral science in layperson’s terms and its practical applications in every day life, and in cybersecurity specifically.

– Learn why nonverbal cues such as eye contact and body language are even more crucial in virtual settings (and where you’re probably damaging your perceived expertise with sloppy on-screen habits)

– Discover how to overcome ‘Zoom fatigue’ through effective nonverbal communication strategies.

– Gain valuable insights into navigating career pathways, resilience, and the role of ethical behavior in professional growth.

👀 Virtual Sapiens – The Tool for On-Camera Mastery

Dr. Morano and our host will also introduce you to Virtual Sapiens – a software platform revolutionizing the way we self-analyze and enhance our presence in virtual communications.

🎙️A Personal Journey Revealed

Dr. Morano shares her personal career journey and the hard work that led to her becoming a reputable figure in behavioral science. Her dedication to understanding the subtleties of human interaction provides invaluable lessons for all professionals navigating the digital space.

💡 Nonverbal Nuances, Social Engineering & Technology

Learn how the limbic system of our brains reacts to virtual communication, and hear exciting thoughts on new technology connecting neuroscience and biology to our online interactions.

🔗 Don’t Miss Out

Click here to listen to NFT Episode 19 with Dr. Abbie Morano, an engaging session filled with actionable knowledge that could transform the way you interact online and safeguard your privacy.

Thank you for your loyal listening, and remember to subscribe and share your thoughts on today’s episode. Your feedback powers the future of our content.

Stay tuned for the next wave of insights…
Dan Keldsen, Next Future Today Founder and Host

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AI Innovation Podcast Presenting Remote Work Software

Mind-blowing Secrets of Fandom and Virtual Events Unveiled

Dear Enthusiasts of the Future,

Welcome back to Next Future Today, your go-to podcast for exploring what’s coming, and how you can purposefully create your next future… today!

In our latest episode, we had the pleasure of hosting David Meerman Scott, the renowned author of “The New Rules of Marketing and PR” and “Fanocracy.”

Our conversation delved into the fascinating intersection of neuroscience, virtual events, and the evolution of fan engagement.

Here are some highlights from our engaging discussion:

1. The Neuroscience Behind Fandom and Tribal Behavior:

– We explored the impact of eye contact, mirror neurons, and proximity on the human brain, shedding light on the neuroscience behind why individuals seek communities and connections with like-minded people.

2. Evolution of Virtual Events:

– David shared insights into how the pandemic forced a shift from in-person to virtual events, emphasizing the importance of creating compelling virtual experiences that engage and captivate participants.

3. Hybrid Event Success:

– We discussed successful examples of hybrid events, highlighting Tony Robbins’ seamless transition to a hybrid format, leveraging innovative communication technology.

4. Technology Innovation Acceleration:

– Recognizing the accelerated pace of technology innovation during the pandemic, we explored how it condensed years of technological advancement into a remarkably short period.

Our conversation with David Meerman Scott provided invaluable insights into the future of fan engagement, the impact of virtual events, and the rapid evolution of technology. We’re thrilled to share this enriching episode with you.

Next Future Today is committed to exploring the most cutting-edge developments in technology and their impact on various industries. We hope you find this episode as enlightening and thought-provoking as we did.

Tune in to Next Future Today and join us as we explore the trends, technologies, and ideas that are shaping the future.

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Podcast Remote Work Workplaces

Thriving from Anywhere

Dear Enthusiasts of the Future,

Welcome back to Next Future Today, your go-to podcast for exploring what’s coming, and how you can purposefully create your next future… today!

In our latest episode of Next Future Today, we had the pleasure of welcoming Ryan Anderson, VP of global research and insights at Miller Knoll, to deep dive into the evolving world of work and the concept of thriving from anywhere.

The insightful conversation touched upon the historical and social aspects of office space design and its impact on modern working life. From the rapid acceleration of technology supporting remote work, to the importance of user-centered design and human behavior patterns, Ryan discussed the necessity of revamping work practices to create better living and working environments.

The episode also explored the evolving landscape of remote work and the need for organizations to invest in better work-from-home experiences. We delved into the significance of creating intentional office days, emphasizing the value of in-person interactions and meaningful purpose for being in the office.

Ryan even shared statistical data showing that the majority of people prefer a choice between working fully remote or fully in the office, sparking a discussion about the design of office spaces and providing varied work environments to accommodate different tasks.

We invite you to listen to the full episode, “Thrive from Anywhere,” for an in-depth exploration of remote work, office design, and the future of work.

Tune in to Next Future Today and join us as we explore the trends, technologies, and ideas that are shaping the future.

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Entrepreneurism Podcast Presenting Remote Work

Start.Suck.Get Better. with Desiree Rose and Dan Keldsen

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Welcome to Next Future Today, hosted by Dan Keldsen. Find more episodes at https://NextFutureToday.com, on YouTube, or in your favorite podcast app.

This is Season 1, Episode 8, and the topic is “Start.Suck.Get Better.”

In this interview, I chatted with Desiree Rose from  @All-In-One Social Media about her newest book ( Start.Suck.Get Better. ), social media for individual/personal brands, small businesses, and well… anyone.

She started her career in social media and video specifically roughly 6 years ago, and has built quite a reputation as a content creator, and in her work with and as a military spouse, and female entrepreneurs as a whole.

If you’ve been listening to previous Next Future Today episodes, the core idea of Start.Suck.Get Better. fits fantastically with the key concept of Next Future Today… it’s not just gaining knowledge, but taking ACTION, quickly, that’s the key to empowering yourself as well as your team.

The sooner you start chipping away at making change happen, the sooner you’ll see the results!

Find out more about her work at:
https://www.allinonesocialmedia.com/
https://mrsdesireerose.com/

Fun fact: Desiree was the very first person to upload an unboxing video of our products at PlexiCam.com. That video was an early sign that the word was getting out that there was a real problem out in the world, cringingly bad eye contact on Zoom calls, interviews, recorded videos, you name it – and we were being seen as the solution.

Alright, let’s dive on into it with Desiree!

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Agile Podcast Remote Work

Ditch Mediocrity with Helene Smuts and Dan Keldsen

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Welcome to Next Future Today, hosted by Dan Keldsen.

Find more episodes at NextFutureToday.com, on YouTube, or in your favorite podcast app.

This is Season 1, Episode 7, and the topic is “Ditch Mediocrity.”

I had a wonderful chat with my guest, Heléne Smuts, the founder of Credo Growth, a people development consultancy out of South Africa.

In 2021, she published her first book, “Ditch Mediocrity”, to empower leaders to develop their own teams rapidly.

If you’ve been listening to previous Next Future Today episodes, this idea fits fantastically with the key concept of Next Future Today… it’s not just gaining knowledge, but taking ACTION, quickly, that’s the key to empowering yourself as well as your team.

The sooner you start chipping away at making change happen, the sooner you’ll see the results!

Heléne is also an Advance Coach, a personality profiler, an expert in behavioral psychology, the holder of an honors degree in Industrial Psychology and a captivating keynote speaker.

Find out more about her company at:
Contract-SA.CO.ZA

I was introduced to Heléne by Richard Mulholland, who I interviewed a few episodes back about his book “Here Be Dragons” – which is similarly practical and insightful to Heléne’s book!

There’s something in the air in South Africa with Richard and Heléne, and whatever it is, it’s working!

Alright, let’s dive on into it!

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Podcast Remote Work

Beyond Collaboration Overload – with Rob Cross and Dan Keldsen

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Welcome to Next Future today with your host, Dan Keldsen.

Find more episodes at NextFutureToday.com, on YouTube, or in your favorite podcast app.

This is Season 1, Episode 3, and today’s episode is an episode for all of you who are caught in an onslaught of collaboration situations of all sizes that as much as you may love the general idea of collaboration, could well be doing more damage to you and your organization than it’s helping.

Today’s guest is Rob Cross, who for more than 20 years, has studied the underlying networks of effective organizations and the collaborative practices of high performers.

Working with more than 300 organizations and reaching thousands of leaders from the front line to the C-suite, he has identified specific ways to cultivate vibrant, effective networks at all levels of an organization and any career stage.

Through research and writing, speaking and consulting, and courses and tools, Rob’s network strategies are transforming the way people lead, work and live in a hyper-connected world.

He has written over 50 articles for Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, California Management Review, Academy of Management Executive and Organizational Dynamics. His work has also been repeatedly featured in venues such as Business Week, Fortune, The Financial Times, Time Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, CIO, Inc. and Fast Company.

Today’s chat will be about his latest book, Beyond Collaboration Overload. This is another of the few books on collaboration in recent years that is not focused purely on the positive aspects of collaboration, but the serious issues that can arise from over-collaboration, burn out your high performers, and kill team focus and energy. If you haven’t listened to the prior interview with Chris Dyer on Remote Work, that is the only other recent book that comes to mind on not just how to do remote work and collaboration, but to do it WELL.

Let’s dive on into it!