Are You Future Focused Enough? As humans, we’ve been biased to go after short term results over long term results ever since we were primitives wandering the savannah. The ability to plan and think to the future, to save for tomorrow, to think about what… Read More »How Far Down The Road Are You Looking?
Trust Your People To Take the Right Path. When you look at your employees, what do you see? Do you see living, thinking, breathing intelligent human beings, with the great capacity to learn new things, take on responsibilities, work autonomously, solve problems on their own… Read More »Give Your People Vision, Responsibility And Freedom
Lately, I’ve been having an increasing number of conversations with individuals who are currently in a non-traditional career. Of the people I’ve spoken to, both those with typical corporate gigs, startup founders and gig workers, they have a single thing in common – none are… Read More »Day Jobs Are So 20th Century.
As human beings, we have been designed to fear change – which is interesting, as all life is change. Aristotle equated time with change – if there is no change, time does not pass. A corollary: if time passes, life changes. To be prepared for… Read More »When Threatened, What Is Your Response?
Everything that we’ve come up with will happen. We just don’t know when. I’ve said before many times that the biggest issue with being a futurist is that you are a lot like a weatherperson – usually right, but at the wrong time. Another corollary… Read More »Timing Is Everything. Get That Right and You Win.
The Most Disruptive Innovation Can Start With Zero Demand We hear a lot about profitability and ROI in my business – some of my clients innovation groups need to continually justify their existence day-in and day-out, since, for some reason, every innovation initiative always seems… Read More »3 Reasons Why Moonshots Make You More Innovative.
The Case For “Solutioning” As an innovator, disruptor and creator of new things, I love coining and using new words which can more effectively describe something, and solutioning is one of them. Be honest, when some people hear the word “innovation” all they think about… Read More »Problem Solving: It’s What We Humans Do Best.
Structure Is Necessary For Change to Occur While I’ve written before on the concept of change, there are still many who don’t internalize the fact that life is change. They feel that there is such a thing as “steady state” and that at some point,… Read More »To Change, We All Need Help and Structure
The World Of Work Is Now 24/7 No Matter Your Business Remember downtime? You know, evenings and weekends where your typical 9-5 job would let you have some spare time? Those days are gone. As work has exploded into small Lego blocks, not being completed… Read More »The Future Of Work: Welcome to All Live, All the Time