Reinvention surrounds us.
It is inherent to our future, fundamental to our success, and a pathway to our action. In the book, I take a look at the concept of ‘reinvention’ from a personal, business, and societal perspective.
What is the essence of the mindset of those who have successfully reinvented? What are the key concepts that leaders need to think about to align their organizations to the reality of a vastly different future – and act upon it? How have nations aligned to the idea of ‘doing what’s next’ rather than ‘doing what has already been done’ in order to enhance their opportunity in the next economy?
Reinvention comes in different attitudes, strategies, disruptive thinking, and actions. I’m working to define the opportunities of reinvention; lessons from world leaders, both personal and corporate who have achieved it, the lessons we can learn from them – and specific strategies to redefine and reinvent your own future.
Now what? We all need a powerful pathway into the future, the mindset necessary to get there, and the bold actions that must be pursued!
This new book and theme from Futurist Jim Carroll defines your path forward.
How Have People Reinvented for their Future?
When you build a global career that has you providing advice, guidance and insight on the future and disruptive innovation to global leaders, you develop a little bit of critical insight along the way.
Organizations like the World Bank, NASA, Disney, Nikon, Microsoft and hundreds more have brought me in for senior leadership or customer events. Each has involved a unique issue or topic – I’ve become recognized worldwide for the highly customized keynotes for rock solid research and insight. I’ve decided a great way to utilize this insight is to start up a video leadership series from my virtual broadcast studio.
What’s your path forward from the global pandemic?
What’s Your Reinvention Plan?
How will you ensure that you are aligned to the new trends that define your future while the old trends that were disrupting you march on at a furious space?
That’s what I’m covering in this unique video series, filmed in my world-class virtual broadcast studio (it’s in my basement!)
What are the lessons we can learn from the big issues that global powerhouses have been dealing with? I’ve had a front-row seat to the disruptive trends that are shaping their strategies – and the innovative mindset they need to pursue to get there intact.
Here’s the inaugaural, introductory ‘show’ – it will give you an idea of what I will be covering. I’ll be filming every 2-4 days, and will be posting the videos on social media, here on my blog, and summarizing them on this page at https://leadership.jimcarroll.com
Interview with a Rock Star
Tom Morley was a drummer for the 80’s band Scritti Politti and a session drummer for David Bowie and others.
Then he found himself beating a path into the world of corporate events providing unique teambuilding sessions to take people into a different creative space.
And then, Covid hit.
Interview with a Pastor
Forget the idea of spiritual ministry as the idea simply going to church. It’s gone virtual, and people are reinventing fast!
Keith is on the vanguard of reinventing the method, the concept, the interaction, the role.
In Keiths’ view, ‘pastoring is now about content creation.’
This is a fascinating voyage of a Grammy Award-winning music producer who now provides his guidance to his congregation in Philadelphia!
Interview with a Strength Coach
Nicholas Ingel of Emet Gyms, is a strength trainer/fitness coach in South Africa.
Like many, he had to reinvent himself quickly for our complex new world.
Yet his voyage into the mindset, attitude, skills, and process of reinvention began long before Covid-19 enveloped his world.
Interview with an Event Professional
Beth Cooper-Zobott is one of those superheroes who conceived, managed, built, and deployed one of those massive conferences that you use to go to.
She’s evolved into a new role as a digital event producer.
Listen to her story and her thoughts on the future of the global events industry!
Interview with a Firefighter
Phil DeWolf started out his career with a degree in finance, pursuing a career as an accountant. Within a year, he knew he needed to do something different – and pursued a career as a fireman.
Years later, he’s become an Emergency Management Specialist with a real estate firm, having earned a Master’s degree in the field of Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management, while still actively fighting fires.
Interview with a Successful Ex-Felon
Reinvention is not just about going virtual – it is about reclaiming your life!
In this interview from my “Reinvention” series, which is feeding the content for my next book, I interview Randy Kearse, founder and CEO of “Reentry Strategies,” author of “Change Your Game Plan” & “From Incarceration 2 Incorporation,” and a frequent speaker focused on reinvention.
Randy spent 30 plus years trapped in a cycle of violence, drug dealing, city, state, and federal prison. His journey of change is inspiring and proof positive that you can reclaim your life after prison, addiction and a life of poor choices.
Interview with Sting’s Guitarist (for a time)
What happens when your career arc is shaped in a different way?
Jeff is the author of “Do Stand So Close: My Improbable Adventure As Sting’s Guitarist“- which takes us behind the scenes of his 18-month adventure in 1987-88, traveling the world the most famous singer of the time, playing to millions, followed by a stint with the Amnesty International’s “Human Rights Now!” World Tour.
And then, the tours ended, and Jeffrey wasn’t quite prepared for his new reality.
Join in to learn more about the process of reinvention when you start at the top – and then have to start at the bottom all over again! It’s a remarkable and wonderful story!
An Interview with Santa Claus
In this show, I take a look at my original 2006 blog post, “Why Santa Rocks at Innovation.”
I then talk to Santa himself for his insight on how he has aligned to his dramatic new reality!