Change. Shift Happens. Deal with It! (Video)
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Futurist Jim Carroll has quickly become recognized as your ‘go-to source’ for effective insight on what comes next, the strategies that you consider, and the leadership path you need to follow.
What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You!
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It’s 2011. Futurist Jim Carroll has 2,000 clients of @TRowePrice in a room, and he’s talking about economic downturns & mindset – and doing a live text message poll to assess their thinking. This was shortly after the economic downturn of 2008-2009. Watch it unfold! 2/3 of the people in the room thought a recovery […]Read More
In 1993, Digital Equipment – then one of the most significant high-tech companies in the world – held a road show to highlight the growing importance of the Internet and the emerging digital economy. They invited senior executives of key clients – the CEOs, CFO, and CIOs of major corporations and government agencies – to […]Read More
The future is all about the acceleration of new skills, knowledge, and careers – and you’d better be ready for what it represents! And yet, while providing massive opportunities to organizations that align with the trend – the future is also perceived by many in the ‘old guard’ as a threat. I described this in […]Read More
Here’s what clients have been asking for as they align to this new era of volatility and challenge.Read More
If you aren’t thinking big enough, your future is going to be pretty small. Also, it means you aren’t doing things right! I am always stunned by how many people don’t get it. On stage, Kansas City, Sept 2022Read More
Most effective Web sites feature a ‘hero image’ which is designed to grab your attention AND get across in one simple sentence what it is you provide. Mine changed – specifically with the ‘hero text’ which ran ever since the newest version of my Web site launched in 2019. That section went from this: To […]Read More
Disruption is real, it’s big, and it’s happening faster than you think. Do you think your business model, your products, your organization, your culture, your legacy … will survive tomorrow? It won’t, unless you challenge yourself to change!Read More
Here’s a short clip from my keynote in London, UK last week – and my story about what goes wrong if you fall prey to a mindset of negativity driven by economic gloom. The story in the video is key to my ‘innovate for the future despite uncertainty’ message – it’s early 2009, and the global […]Read More
Futurist Jim Carroll on stage at an energy conference, outlining the realities of change, the disruptive realities changing our future, and the attitudes and actions that organizations follow to achieve breakthrough innovation performance.Read More
Here’s a video clip from a virtual keynote I did just a few months ago, It’s detailed on this web page — https://disruption.jimcarroll.com Disruption is real, it’s big, and it’s happening faster than you think.Read More
Legacy no longer matters – it’s what you do next that counts! Here’s why! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_sglDaQHakRead More
“Those who don’t like a trend don’t just oppose the trend, they now deny the reality of the trend itself” – Futurist Jim Carroll I’ve done a LOT of economic development-oriented keynotes over the years – for government agencies, regional associations, economic development organizations,s, and companies, on the trends that will define the next wave of opportunity. These […]Read More
I’ve been booked by many global organizations for close to 30 years, speaking at their leadership events, corporate retreats, high-performance executive sessions, customer events, and more. Many of my bookings come through my many speaker bureau partners – I’m represented and booked by many of the same agencies who book folks like by the same […]Read More
One year ago today, it was with much excitement that I received my Tesla Model 3. It was quite the moment since I’d been talking conceptually on stage about the idea of a Tesla-type vehicle since 2003, when I predicted the business model while at a senior leadership meeting at Mercedes HQ in Stuttgart, Germany. […]Read More
We have fitbits for cows. And that fact – related to battery technology – spells the future of the automotive, energy and other industries. Learn why! Want to learn more? Read the post The Future of Just About Everything is all About BatteriesRead More
Back in 2017, I wrote a post, The 11 Rules of #IOT Architecture, which outlined what organizations must do to ensure they put in place a reliable, robust architecture as they go into the future. It drew a lot of attention. A month ago, I appeared virtually at Outsmarting Network Complexity at INS1GHTS 2022 for […]Read More
Here’s a clip to grok over! The slide I used? Right here! The point? Organizations always need to be thinking RIGHT now about the skills they might need in the future. Students in food science and food processing need to be trained in cannabis now, so that they’re ready to help develop new products in five years’ […]Read More
At some point in time, if it has not yet happened, you’ll come to realize that the future that you thought you had no longer exists, and that you need to do something new. And if you are a business organization, that realization brings you the reality that you need to reinvent your revenue. This […]Read More
Essentially, every food company will be bringing cannabis products to market in just a few years. They won’t be able to hire the skills they need. The skills issue is all about getting the right skills at the right time for the right purpose. Most companies are ill-equipped because they don’t align future trends to […]Read More
“The greatest risks you face are found with the undefined – the trends that have not yet occurred, the science not yet discovered, inventions not yet invented, and ideas not yet crystallized!” That was the essence of my closing keynote for several thousand executives at the National Safety Council annual conference. The talk? The […]Read More
One day in the future, you’ll look back at where you are today. What will you see? In this clip, I’m on stage in Morocco at an event for the World Bank / International Finance Corporation taking that question on. Get your thinking on!Read More
Just over 10 years ago, my book “The Future Belongs to Those Who Are Fast“ was released. It’s a powerful look at the implications of disruption through the acceleration of all trends and is based on many of the blog posts I wrote leading up to that time. The message became the basis for a […]Read More
Futurist Jim Carroll with a clip from a keynote for Philips Medical Devices – with the basic message that the product they are selling is no longer a single, standalone product. Instead, it’s become a hyper-connected, highly intelligent medical device, leading them into selling a service based on some sort of AI medical thing. It’s […]Read More
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