“The wheel transformed people's sleds. Electricity transformed people's factories. The computer transformed people's lives. It's all just a continuation of modernization. And this is just the latest example of it. So, of course, you need to push the business to modernize because the world is modernizing around you. "
-Jonny Townsend, President & Co-Founder of Circus Street on the need to upskill teams in the context of digital transformation
In this podcast episode, we sit down with Jonny Townsend, President & Co-Founder of Circus Street, the only specialist provider of online training in digital skills specifically designed for global enterprises.
What is corporate upskilling? How do you make learning approachable in a world of continuous change? Use TV quality production principles, add interactivity and gamify the experience. The result? Circus Street. They partner with enterprise clients to help people learn better and work smarter. Since 2011, Circus Street has upskilled over 600,000 professionals in over 150 Countries, from organizations like Coca-Cola and LEGO to Kraft Heinz. We talk about how technology is like water, why upskilling is table stakes and the role of innovation as we improve ourselves.
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