Six important trends in professional development with Al Dea

In the Hot Seat: Al Dea on furthering your career and building a personal brand

Andy’s guest is Al Dea, the founder of Betterwork Labs, a talent advisory firm focused on helping companies create cultures where their people can thrive. He is a speaker, advisor, and researcher on talent development, corporate learning, and career and workplace trends. Al is passionate about helping individuals and organizations create diverse, inclusive, and growth-oriented cultures that unlock individual purpose and potential to achieve high performance.

Al Dea is the host of the MBA Insider podcast. He researches, writes, and speaks on corporate learning, workplace trends, and talent strategy. His thinking and insights have been published in outlets like Business Insider, Training Magazine, The World Economic Forum, Inc., and Time Magazine. Al previously worked at as a product marketer, helping launch products that touch thousands of customers. He was also a management consultant at Deloitte Consulting, advising Fortune 500 companies on developing and executing digital transformation, employee engagement, and leadership development. He holds a bachelor’s degree in theology from Boston College and an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.