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Futureview : A Strategy That Outsmarts Complacency
It is clear that in business, many leaders and entrepreneurs alike chase and strive for stability. Whether it be in your bottom line or a product your organization is working to perfect, the concept of stability brings the comfort and illusion that you've finally "made it." You and your organization have achieved success, and now it's time to ki...
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Tired of the Unpredictable? Learn to be Anticipatory
More often than not, many businesses and organizations I work with view it as difficult or even impossible to foresee problems before they occur in our unpredictable world. In many ways, the circumstances we faced during the coronavirus pandemic were really nothing new. Sure, we may have never experienced this level of uncertainty before but bei...
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Transformation is the Only Way to Really Change the Game
Steve Jobs of Apple once stated, "The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do." This mantra has resonated with hundreds of entrepreneurs and business leaders over the past decade since Jobs passed on. What is interesting is how many individuals hear the call to action about changing the world and confus...
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From Trend Watching to Idea Wrangling: How To Turn Cycles Into Action Plans
We've seen cycles come and go--everything from music trends that emulate days gone by to past decades of fashion making a comeback. It is evident that cycles are all around us. As a business leader, how do you turn cycles into your advantage, and better yet, what industries will benefit from cycles in the coming years? Trends Are Cycles ...
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Construction Careers Just Got More Interesting - And Most Likely, Less Backbreaking
Whether it is a global pandemic or everyday disruptions, most of us default to reaction and agility when faced with a crisis. For many, reactionary behavior is all they know; the only option in dealing with disruption is to find the nearest metaphorical fire extinguisher and cauterize the problem immediately. However, in our current COVID-19 wor...
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Think Outside The Control Panel: How To Stay Employable In A Digital World
While there is a "generational war" between the young and the old in the workplace created by the younger generation's familiarity with technology and the older generation's aversion to it, a multigenerational concern that plagues all age groups is that technology will outpace humans, leaving many unemployed. It is an understandable fear, especi...
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Anticipatory Minds don't Ask about the New Normal, they Forge the Next Normal
From virtual museum tours to five-star curbside pickup of a steak and lobster dinner, some tremendously innovative ideas emerged out of the coronavirus pandemic of 2020. With the help of application development, ordinarily in-person business operations quickly pivoted during March 2020 to combat the tremendous loss they were facing as the world ...
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IoT Could Soon Be As Common As Your Daily Commute
Undoubtedly, you have heard of smartphones. More likely than not, you have one in your pocket as you read this. Additionally, smart homes and smart home features are likely part of your vocabulary in today's world, including the likes of Ring Doorbells, Nest to remotely handle things like your thermostat, or any number of artificial intelligence...
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A.I. Requires Repositioning Your Workforce Rather Than Laying Them Off
Artificial intelligence (A.I.), one of the 20 core technologies I identified back in 1983 as the drivers of exponential economic value creation, has started out simple. From Amazon's Alexa, Siri on your iPhone, or proclaiming "hey, Google " in your home, there are several small but impactful applications of A.I. that have become fully integr...
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Anticipatory Leaders Leverage Future Facts
The coronavirus pandemic has proven to be one of the most disruptive occurrences to happen in modern history. Starting in mid-March of 2020, something happened that would have been considered unheard of on January 1: Everyone was forced to change in some way -- and with so many business closing their doors, and large numbers of employees globall...
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