Video: “Why Do Smart Companies Do Stupid Things?”
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Panic, do nothing, innovate and adapt? The choice should be clear!
Your business model might be changing faster than you think!
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“Invincibility, arrogance, hubris, complacency, denial, a belief in incumbency : these are the original sins of corporate failure!” – Futurist Jim Carroll So I figured I need to do a lot of live events in the online studio to master the skill of going live in the online studio – so I’m busy finding new […]Read More
“Face facts: your business model is faced with a surge of inevitability. Innovate & adapt – don’t give up & surrender!” – Futurist Jim Carroll So yesterday morning I had a bit of a rant in this post, stating my belief that the global meetings, event and convention industry is pretty delusional – we won’t […]Read More
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Over 20 years ago, when I began an intense focus on researching what defined “innovation success,” I came up with my list of the ‘innovation killers’ – the excuses that people and organizations make on their way to the future. Hence, failing at innovation. It’s a pretty comprehensive list, and became a key focus in many […]Read More
If you aren’t adapting, you aren’t surviving! Watch this clip where I talk about an alternate universe of alternate titles for my last 4 books. Then, think about what you are not doing well.Read More
So, I went into my broadcast studio this morning, and filmed a thing. We need to innovate fast, and challenge ourselves in terms of knowledge delivery – because we all know we are in a new and different world!Read More
Through my 25 year speaking career, I have had the opportunity to form close relationships with many of the top speakers bureaus in the world. They are important and invaluable partners. And with that, I always have my pinch me moments when I find myself talking with the same agents who are booking Barack and […]Read More
The meeting and events industry as we know it is likely dead. It will be for quite some time. And the steps that have been taken to move it online are FAILING. FAST. Your headshot Webinars are not working. Why? What’s happening? Many speakers are obviously trying to reinvent themselves with ‘virtual Webinars.’ Suddenly, every […]Read More
Here it is, raw and uncut. Too many speakers are doing too many boring Zooms with boring Powerpoints – or they’re just a talking head in front of a bookshelf with dead content. People tune out in 2 minutes. But it is totally possible to be with a Zoom audience for 60 minutes, with a […]Read More
Well, that was a fair bit of fun and made for a delightful weekend! Last Thursday, I was busy in the home office, wrapping up my weekly broadcast. At that moment, I was contacted by a reporter for Global National – that’s one of the national news programs in my home country of Canada. He […]Read More
Some companies, faced by the inevitability of change to their business model, seem to choose an odd path – fighting an obvious future rather than adapting to it. Which goes to the heart of my second bit of guidance for aligning to the era of acceleration – don’t fight the future! History has long shown us […]Read More
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