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If You Were the PGA, How Would You Fend Off LIV?
It is one thing to "Monday morning quarterback" the missteps of companies like Kodak, Blockbuster, Nokia, Neiman Marcus and others who were fatally disrupted. It is quite another to put forth what you would do if you were leading an organization in the crosshairs of a disruptive threat, such as the PGA Tour just now. For those of you who don't f...
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Changing the World Depends on How You Think.
Did you notice what just happened? After two tumultuous, tragic years, Covid 19 has finally receded into the background. The crisis is no longer Topic A. Here in California, where I live, the kids are back in school, masks are disappearing in public places; people are getting on with their lives. What a vastly different world we are living in no...
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Stepping off the Hamster Wheel: How to Stay Creative even When You're Insanely Busy
It wasn’t supposed to go like this. After working remote for two years, knowledge workers were said to have learned a lesson. They vowed to never fully and completely get back on the hamster wheel, to take their work-life balance with them back to the workplace. Instead, I’m hearing from managers that the pressure has never been more intense, an...
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Futurizing: A Powerful Tool in Business and in Life
When I taught in the Writers Program at UCLA in the early '80's, I'd often assign a writing exercise that really got students creative juices flowing. Design an ideal day for yourself 10 years out, I'd instruct. Give specifics and provide details. Describe the view over the breakfast table. What are you doing in your life that's bringing you joy...
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Driving the Future of Innovation
With Russia's war in Ukraine threatening Europe, a global pandemic locking down manufacturing in China, interest rates rising, and a revolution in the workplace happening all at once, decision-makers are being challenged as never before to see what's next, think ahead of the curve, and avoid being blindsided by accelerating change. In my "managi...
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Reclaiming the Vision of a World That Works
The other day I heard about a young man who gave up a promising career in corporate America to become a professional gambler. You read that right. Top of his class in college, math whiz, highly regarded "quant" with a major US-based corporation, married with young children. And he heeded the clarion call of Las Vegas. This young professional m...
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Leadership When The Heat is On
Three years ago, Ukraine's president, Volodymyr Zelensky, was a comedian with a young family and a popular television show. Today he moves around in bunkers, rallying his battered nation, inspiring freedom-lovers the world over. Leaders like Zelensky fit a certain pattern. Often ordinary people, they get thrust into a vortex. Yet they rise when ...
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Six Proven Methods for Creating Powerful Ideas
For years, I've been studying the winning habits and personal best practices of leading innovators seeking the secrets of their success. I have had the good fortune to interview some of the greats. Inventors like Dean Kamen; entrepreneurs like Gore-Tex founder Bill Gore; possibility thinkers like Robert Schuller; master teachers like Marva Colli...
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Retreat to Advance: Using Your Offsite Meeting to Focus on the Future
The pandemic may have obsoleted the traditional strategic planning process, but what are you and your organization doing to replace it? Many organizations have yet to devise a new approach suitable to the VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous) future. Thus, now may be the right time to go about reinventing your early warning, innovat...
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Inventing the Future of the Conference
As the conference and meetings industry finally begins to emerge from the pandemic, it's time to recall the transformative power of what a great and meaningful gathering of participants can produce. It's also time to think about the future of conferences, and how they might become even more valuable in the era of Remote Everything. Several years...
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