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Daily Inspiration: “The things you complain about too much are probably the very things you need to fix!”

"The things you complain about too much are probably the very things you need to fix!" - Futurist...

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What Do Innovators Do That Other’s Don’t Do?

Many organizations have failure embedded into their DNA. They build up a culture of aggressive...

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Daily Inspiration: “It’s not just the journey. it’s the negativity barriers you’ll break along the way that count!”

"It's not just the journey. it's the negativity barriers you'll break along the way that count!" -...

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Acquiring Knowledge – The Acceleration of Skills

Facebook just reminded me of this little story from 10 years ago.Little did I know that this...

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Stuck in a Rut? Things You Should Do Right Now!

Stuck in a rut? Stop it!Here's a list of things you could and should be doing right...

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Daily Inspiration: “Sudden surprise, stunned shock, bolts from the blue: these are the leading indicators of leadership failure!”

"Sudden surprise, stunned shock, bolts from the blue: these are the leading indicators of...

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Baseball Bats, The Future, and the Next Generation!

Highly intelligent, connected baseball bats are arriving to our future.This tells us something...

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Daily Inspiration: “What you need to be thinking about right now are the things you haven’t thought about yet!”

"What you need to be thinking about right now are the things you haven't thought about yet! (you...

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Daily Inspiration: “Don’t let the future freak you out. Freak out if you can’t align to the speed with which it’s occurring!”

"Don't let the future freak you out. Freak out if you can't align to the speed with which it's...

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Experiential Capital – What it is, and Why You Need it!

Do things that have a vague objective, unknown potential for success and an absolutely uncertain...

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Disruption : It’s Not a Widget Anymore – Realiging Your Sales Force to New Value Propositions

Futurist Jim Carroll with a clip from a keynote for Philips Medical Devices - with the basic...

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Daily Inspiration: “Shiny Object Syndrome: It’s what happens when you are so busy chasing the next hot new thing that you lose sight of the real things that matter!”

"Shiny Object Syndrome: It's what happens when you are so busy chasing the next hot new thing that...

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Digital Presence: Employer of Choice Issues Post-Covid!

There's more to the "Great Resignation" than just the inability of organizations to get the skills...

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Can You Reinvent Your Revenue at the Speed that Apple Does?

In this clip, I'm on stage at the Big M Manufacturing Conference in Detroit, with a keynote on...

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Daily Inspiration: “Don’t be afraid to ask dumb questions, because the answers, you get might not actually be that smart!”

"Don't be afraid to ask dumb questions, because the answers, you get might not actually be that...

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Is Your Brand From the Olden Days : You Can Go From Hero To Zero in But a Few Moments!

Watch this. Then, ask yourself some tough...

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The Future Belongs to the Fast – Aligning Innovation and Creativity to Speed!

Futurist Jim Carroll on a massive stage with an audience of thousands - speaking to the issue of...

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Daily Inspiration: “Organizational Sclerosis: It’s when the arteries of creativity become clogged up….”

"Organizational Sclerosis: It's when the arteries of creativity become clogged up because everyone...

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The Future: If You Look Back at Today from 2030, What Will You See?

It’s time to get your future on! In the era of acceleration, when everything is speeding up,...

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Video: The Era of Acceleration – The Impact of Disruption

Disruption is real, it’s big, and it’s happening faster than you think. Individually, any trend...

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Daily Inspiration: “The only answer to your belief that you are invincible’ LOL!”

"The only answer to your belief that you are invincible? LOL!" - Futurist Jim...

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Daily Inspiration: “Wait and see is not a strategy, it’s a sign of weakness…”

"Wait and see is not a strategy, it's a sign of weakness, an attitude of defeat, and an admission...

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Why You Need to Get Out of Your Innovation & Creativity Rut – NOW!

I spend a LOT of time doing talks at corporate meetings; often, a CEO or CxO leadership event for a...

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Daily Inspiration: “Own your story!”

"Own your story!" - Futurist Jim CarrollYou are your digital bits. Produce them well! Your...

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Daily Inspiration: “Nothing great was ever achieved by being average!”

"Nothing great was ever achieved by being average!" - Futurist Jim CarrollHave you actually...

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Daily Inspiration: “Innovators don’t focus on the time that has elapsed, they anticipate the time that is yet to come!”

"Innovators don't focus on the time that has elapsed, they anticipate the time that is yet to...

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Daily Inspiration: “It’s what we do on the days that are tough that can redefine our mindset for when the days are easier!”

"It's what we do on the days that are tough that can redefine our mindset for when the days are...

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Aligning to Disruption in the Era of Acceleration: Are You Structured for Slow in the Era of Fast?

Your business model and your industry won't look the same in 5 or 10 years. In fact, you might not...

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Daily Inspiration: “One of the most magical things in our world today is our ability to quickly enhance important skills we’ve never had!”

"One of the most magical things in our world today is our ability to quickly enhance important...

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Daily Inspiration: “The secret to personal motivation? Find a thing that inspires you. Do it daily. Stick with it for a long time!”

"The secret to personal motivation? Find a thing that inspires you. Do it daily. Stick with it for...

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Video: It’s Masters Weekend – and a Great Time to Think about Golf, Innovation Disruptive Trends!

I just did a show that took a look at my two keynotes for the PGA of America - including a look at...

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Daily Inspiration: “It’s better to spend time creating ideas that might lead to success instead of seeking excuses for actions that led to failure!”

"It's better to spend time creating ideas that might lead to success instead of seeking excuses for...

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Video: When Computers Do Bad Things to Good People – Revisiting “Surviving the Information Age”

In my Daily Inspiration the other day, I wrote about technology. Let’s face one deniable fact...

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Daily Inspiration: “The secret to your future? Showing up!”

"The secret to your future? Showing up!" - Futurist Jim CarrollNothing great was ever...

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Daily Inspiration: “Technology & the future: together, they have an amazing ability to enlighten and enrage us at the same time!”

"Technology & the future: together, they have an amazing ability to enlighten and enrage us at...

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Trend: What’s the Impact of the Era of Knowledge Acceleration? None of Us Have the Capability to Know Much of Anything at All!

My Daily Inspiration had me looking today at the issue of the future of knowledge - give today's...

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Daily Inspiration: “Much of what you know today is already obsolete – you just don’t know it yet!”

"Much of what you know today is already obsolete - you just don't know it yet!" - Futurist Jim...

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Daily Inspiration: “It doesn’t take a genius to understand the future. It takes a fool to try to ignore it!”

"It doesn't take a genius to understand the future. It takes a fool to try to ignore it!" -...

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Daily Inspiration: “Nothing great was ever achieved by those who were timid!”

"Nothing great was ever achieved by those who were timid!" - Futurist Jim CarrollMy...

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THE FUTURE BELONGS TO THOSE WHO ARE FAST features the best of the insight from Jim Carroll’s blog, in which he
covers issues related to creativity, innovation and future trends.

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