Jeanne Meister is a Founding Partner of Future Workplace LLC, a consulting firm dedicated to assisting organizations in re-thinking, re-imagining and re-inventing the workplace. Jeanne is also the author of three books. Her newest book, The 2020 Workplace: How Innovative Companies Attract, Develop, and Keep Tomorrow’s Employees Today, co-written with Karie Willyerd, was published by Harper Collins in May 2010, and is now in its thirteenth printing!
Recently, Jeanne was the receipt of the Distinguished Contribution in Workplace Learning Award by the ASTD at their International conference May, 2014. This award is given to one senior learning professional each year honoring their contribution and body of work in the field of workplace learning. Jeanne is also on the Board of Advisors for Human Resource Planning Society (HRPS) as well as the Kronos Board of Advisors for their Workforce Institute. Jeanne has also been nominated and selected by her peers as “one of the top 20 most influential training professionals” by TrainingIndustry. Bizzabo lists Jeanne on the Top 25 Most Engaging Speakers in HR for 2014.
The 2020 Workplace book has been recognized as one of the top 30 business books for 2010 by Soundview, is on bestseller list for 800 CEOREAD and is the 2011 winner of the Bellwether Award by Community College Futures Assembly, recognizing an innovative body of work that will lead community colleges into the future. The 2020 Workplace has also won the Axiom Business Book Award in Bronze category For Best Business Book For Human Resource professionals.
Jeanne is a highly acclaimed keynote speaker at business conferences and industry symposia worldwide. Her visionary insight and experience in designing high performing learning organizations make her sought after by business, government and higher education audiences. She is a guest columnist and a member of the Executive Board for CLO Magazine, and has become a Contributor to Forbes Magazine, writing a column entitled 2020 Workplace: Preparing For The Future.
Jeanne welcomes you to this site to learn more about how her knowledge and expertise can add value to your organization. Feel free to email Jeanne at firstname.lastname@example.org and start a dialogue with her.
- Airbnb Chief Human Resource Officer Becomes Chief Employee Experience Officer - July 21, 2015
Businesses have long recognized the importance of delivering a differentiated and engaging experience for their customers. But as Millennials have surpassed Generation X to become the largest share of the American workforce, companies are now applying the same philosophy of creating memorable customer experiences to keep their own employees engaged and happy. Today, forward-looking companies […]
- MOOCs Emerge As Disruptors To Corporate Learning - June 10, 2015
Three years ago, Thomas Friedman, Op-Ed Columnist for the New York Times wrote the forward looking column Come The Revolution where he summed up the disruption of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) on higher education in this way: “Big breakthroughs happen when what is suddenly possible meets what is desperately necessary.” MOOCs offer not only […]
- Future Of Work: Mindfulness As A Leadership Practice - April 27, 2015
I first learned about mindfulness at the moment I needed it the most: I was referred to the mindfulness work of Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, professor emeritus of the University of Massachusetts Medical School by my surgeon after breaking both my ankle and top of my foot in an accident. (Disclosure: I am perfectly fine now, […]
Jeanne Meister @ The HBR Blog Network
It used to be that if you wanted to work for a certain company, you went in for an informational interview or waited for a job opening and submitted your resume. These days, you may be better off liking the company on Facebook or joining their Google+ page. That’s because smart companies are no longer waiting for the right candidates to apply. They’re actively seeking them out on social media.