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The Cost of Saying "No" Just Got Expensive
2020 brought with it a new decade with a strong stock market and strong growth forecasts. In January, companies were growing and everyone was looking at 2020 to be a transformational year in a booming global economy. Then, suddenly, we went to alarming numbers in the stock market, a lockdown of all nonessential businesses, unemployment and the n...
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This Is A Defining Moment. Will You Squander It?
New Year's Day 2020 was the dawn of a new year, a new decade, and a strong stock market with strong growth forecastsdespite being an election yearin which a high level of uncertainty is prevalent. But now, with the global pandemic causing a much higher level of uncertainty, it's never been more important to ask, "What are we certain about?" ...
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In Uncertain Times You Have More Control Than You Realize
When an individual or organization fears change and are uncertain, it's usually in regard to digital technology disrupting their status quo or from new, fast-moving competition. While I myself have discussed at length these fears and many more, few would have thought that in the early stages of 2020, our economy would be in a downturn, we would ...
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Anticipate and Think Exponentially
Technology-driven change will continue to accelerate at an exponential rate. Now that quantum computing has recently entered an early phase of application, exponential change will accelerate. Therefore, it is time to turn accelerating change into an advantage by leaning to anticipate and think exponentially! Anticipatory Mindset Takes Advantage ...
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The Communication Transformation
With the constant fluctuation in air travel and gas costs, coupled with an ever-expanding remote workforce, companies are using video and web conferencing more than ever before. High-end video conferencing enables companies to save travel money, meeting costs, and ultimately become more efficient with their employees communication worldwide. How...
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Organizational Innovation: Foster Innovation and Reward Innovative Habits
In today's world of exponential change and technological disruption, encouraging organizational innovation is key to helping your organization leverage Hard Trends and use them to anticipate what's to come. To help achieve that, there are various ways to adequately nurture and ultimately sustain an innovative culture. These ways are included, bu...
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Anticipation: Foresee Disruption and Find Opportunity
An integral part of anticipation and becoming anticipatory in your organization oftentimes has to do with catching an opportunity that everyone is either missing or perhaps even ignoring due to the belief that it is not profitable. One way to accomplish this is to simply look where no one else is looking. But how and where you look helps broaden...
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Stop Itemizing Everything: Move Beyond Competition
***This Friday: Don't Miss Daniel's Live Webinar, "What's Causing The Retail Apocalypse?" Friday, February 14th at 10am PT / 1pm ET. Click to Register. Human beings are competitive in all circumstances, and it has only intensified in today's predominantly technologically advanced world. No matter the industry or particular field, competition i...
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Why Agility Cannot Stand Alone
When the competition launches a new product, how you react says a lot about you as a professional and your company as an organization. But it is likely that you act quickly and decisively to address the changing factors and conditions after they've occurred. This is called agility, and we often utilize agility to change directions and head the c...
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Major Election Year Opportunity
This isn't just the start of a new year; this is the beginning of a new decade. With that, amazing new opportunities will present themselves for you and your organization. There are many certainties we already know in this new decade. For example, 2020 is an election year in the U.S., so most companies will "wait and see" in terms of innovation ...
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