Future-Focused Leadership with Louise Mowbray

Jul 10, 2024

The professional world is changing more rapidly than ever before. Many people made major shifts during and after the pandemic, only to find themselves miserable at work again a few years down the line. Today, we are joined by future-focused thought leader, Louise Mowbray, to consider the steps necessary to stay resilient and hopeful during the next chapter of work. 
 Louise Mowbray is the visionary Founder of Mowbray By Design, a cutting-edge future-focused leadership consultancy. She’s the author of, Relevant: Future-Focused Leadership, and co-author of Uncertainty: Making Sense of the World for Better, Bolder Outcomes. Both of these books offer key insights to help readers navigate today’s complex business landscape. 
During this episode, Louise shares her wealth of knowledge derived from working with global leaders and organizations, and unpacks how she helps people thrive in a rapidly changing world and economy. We address the nuances of gender dynamics in the workplace, how to think about the future in an empowering way, the elements shaping the future of AI in the world of work, and much more. Thanks for listening! 

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Louise Mowbray’s diverse and multi-national career background which spans investment banking, technology, and executive search. 
  • Her transition to purpose-driven leadership from deal-making roles. 
  • What has driven Louise’s career path is a passion for working with people and understanding their needs.
  • Navigating gender dynamics in the workplace early in her career.
  • Common themes among people who are unhappy in their careers following the pandemic. 
  • Developing our response to uncertainty in a changing world.
  • Why the onus is on organizations to shift and change in order to prevent burnout.
  • Finding the tools to think about the future in an empowering way.
  • Louise’s perspective on the key elements shaping the future of AI and its impact on the world of work. 
  • Paving the next steps for those who have tried and failed. 
  • Key points from Louise’s book, Relevant.
  • Louise’s future-focus masterclass.

Transcript: Here

Additional Resources:

Website: mowbraybydesign.com

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/louisemowbray/

Instagram: instagram.com/louisemowbray/

X: x.com/louisemowbray/

Book: amazon.co.uk/dp/0957334540/

Links Mentioned:

Uncertainty: amazon.com/Uncertainty-Making-Better-Bolder-Outcomes-ebook/dp/B0C7FG4ZPH

Sharon Spano:

Website: sharonspano.com

Facebook: facebook.com/SharonSpanoPHD

Instagram: instagram.com/drsharonspano/

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/sharonspano/

Book: thetimemoneybook.com

Contact: sharon@sharonspano.com

X: x.com/SharonSpanoThe Other Side of Potential Podcast: sharonspano.com/podcast/