What is the true motivation behind the creation of the internet? Wasn’t it intended to link every human in the world to every other human on the planet, and maybe even lead us into a future where all people will be able to comprehend one… Read More »The Internet Is All Wrong
One of the steps that follow “facing the future” and “feeling empowered to change yourself or your organization to build your ideal future” in the Foresight Leadership curriculum that I teach is “feeling empowered to change yourself or your organization to design your ideal future.”… Read More »Are You Willing To Take The Risk To Innovate?
I thought I was coming to the future- but I wasn’t. Or Was I? Before I came to the Bay Area, I thought that this was the most fantastic place on earth. I would religiously read Wired and Forbes ASAP magazines, dreaming about all the… Read More »The Future Was Not What I Thought It was Going To Be
When I read that statistic, I thought it pretty odd. I mean, are the companies that are around us now all less than ten years old? Are they all part of that tiny 4%, which made it through? At first blush, it sounds wrong. But… Read More »Will 96% of Businesses Fail Within 10 Years?
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
Do You Need to Disrupt? Let’s face it – most people don’t like change. We like things being the way they are – even the word “upset” has a negative connection – to turn over the “set” to break with the established order. The only… Read More »To Disrupt, Or Not to Disrupt
Chatbots Of The Future: Privacy Even More Overrated Let’s talk chatbots. There have been several interesting articles over the holiday break about how Amazon Echos have been “behaving badly.” One was on a TV talk show triggering ordering things; another was a child in the house… Read More »Say Goodbye To Privacy From The ChatBots of the Future
Are You Still Taking The Weekend Off? Lunch is for wimps – Gordon Gekko, Wall Street Ah, the good old days, when we all used to work for big companies, sometimes for life. We’d get up early on Monday morning, make coffee, make breakfast, shower,… Read More »Weekends Are For Wimps
What Do These Billion Dollar Businesses Have In Common? What do all of these companies have in common? Uber, Lyft, Airbnb, Instacart, Etsy, eBay & WeWork Some things have been said; while correct, they are not the essence of what makes these companies so valuable… Read More »Connecting: The Key To Your Next Billion Dollar Business