I’ve been asked to keynote this event on March 30th. My session description: “We live in an era of unprecedented and relentless change. The emergence of China as a super-power; hyper-innovation and business market turmoil; constant career change and rapid scientific advances. Competition is changing overnight, and product lifecycles often last for just a few months. Permanence has been torn asunder. We are in a time that demands a new agility and flexibility: leaders must have the skill and insight to prepare for a future that is rushing at them faster than ever before. Join international futurist, trends and innovation expert Jim Carroll, as he shares his insight into the key methods by which organizations are leveraging technology in order to compete effectively in the rapidly changing economy of the 21st century.”
Archives for February 2005
Sometime ago, LINK Magazine ran this article, “Is this guy crazy or just ahead of his time?” They were referring to my massive home network, which now includes somewhat over 5.5 terrabytes of storage….
Music access is a big part of the network — and in heavy rotation this week is American Idiot by Green Day. Weird — both my 9 year old son and I are finding this our favorite album ….
Everyone is into …. trends
I’m in New Orleans, looking out from my room on the 18th floor down the river … getting ready for my keynote to the Corporate Housing Providers Assocation. Later this week, I speak to teachers with the Calgary School Board, and then a group of hardwood companies. Next week, a conference on travel and trends in the tourism industry — last week, I keynoted a conference of chain drug store executives and pharmaceutical companies on future trends in health care; before that, San Diego for the Point of Purchase Advertising International group. Two weeks out? An event in Key Largo for a liquor distributor, followed by a telecom conference in Montreal, followed by events with SAP in Atlanta, Houston and San Jose, with a keynote to horticultural group sandwiched in-between…
The key theme / trend emering here is that all these folks are looking for exactly what I provide — unique insight into the challenging issues of today, with guidance that is specific, relevant and practical as to how to thrive and survive these challenging and turbulent times….
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