• The 9 Big Shifts You Need To Know About, Now.
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    Due to the nature of our work there are times when we assume that others know what we do about the major shifts impacting all of us as we hurtle toward the future; but because it’s so vital for us all to understand where the future is headed, I’m re-sharing a microsite we compiled in 2014 called The Big Shift. Still as relevant now as it was then, if you haven’t already checked this out, consider it a ‘must-read’……

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  • A New Natural Capital Protocol Is Generating Billions In Savings.
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    Today 8,000 companies in 140 countries have joined the United Nations Global Compact (committing to adopt a principles-based management and operations approach), a huge increase in numbers from the 40 organizations present at the year 2000 launch. We are at a point where many companies recognize the benefits and opportunities of embracing corporate responsibility, including increased trust and market value, growth from ‘green’ innovations and ‘base…

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  • There Are Now More Mobiles Than People.
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    Mobile devices are expected to push internet use beyond 50% of the world’s population by mid to late 2016, and one third of those will be social media users – predominantly from developing nations; WhatsApp, WeChat and Facebook Messenger now occupy the 3 out of 5 of the top social media sites; and the numbers from a recently released 2015 report by We Are Social show that the digital world passed some significant growth milestones in 2014, suggesting that we are well…

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  • From Hierarchy to Wirearchy.
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    As we discussed a while back, ECS (Enterprise Collaboration Systems) are creating internal networks within large scale organizations that enable rapid shifts in the composition of work groups, without any formal reorganization. While the systems for empowering productive and efficient decentralized teams are now in place, what’s equally important for leaders within organizations to acknowledge is the need to actively curate and nurture an environment in which individuals…

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  • A Prime Way To Make Sense Of Complexities And Moving Targets.
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    In a recent article for Huff Post we posed the question, “How Can You Plan In A Future Of Uncertainty“? It’s a question many leaders are asking as we consider both the current and future landscape of business and work. “Affected by many conflicting yet interdependent factors that demand constant adaptation and speed of response, organizations of all sizes are being required to deal with what are now very complex decision making environments”;…

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