• Pinpointing This Week: World Order 4.0
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    The only thing between exponential innovation and it coming into reality is, well… nothing. There are dramatic and sweeping changes taking place around the globe that are impacting everything from the banking industry to bringing global development to the worlds most vulnerable areas. We’re seeing rapid deployment of technologies that are spurring a pace of change unprecedented in history; and organizations are focused more than ever before on creating…

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  • Nancy’s Blog: From Scarcity To Abundance – Big Opportunities For Business.
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    In 2003, Pulitizer-prize winning civilization scholar, Jared Diamond, gave a TED talk entitled “Why Do Societies Collapse?”. Since then this talk—which shares the signs that collapse is near—has been viewed over 1.3MM times. In 2012, Silicon Valley pioneer and founder of Singulariy University, Peter Diamandis teamed up with our pal, author Steven Kotler, to invite us into a future of Abundance, in which they argue: “Humanity… is now entering a period of radical…

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  • NANCY’S BLOG: What Bold Looks Like.
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    These past few weeks I’ve spent an unusually large amount of time deconstructing what it takes to create and champion world changing ideas that, as Melissa Waggener describes, advance human progress. While it’s tempting to talk a lot about the fear of risk and incumbent structures that seem to swallow up really big ideas, we’ll use our spotlight to shine on ideas that don’t seem possible, yet somehow are. And we offer you a “two-fer” by synthesizing two weeks of Cultural…

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  • Bold Will Help You Change The World.
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    How appropriate as we highlight ‘bold’ as our theme for this week, that we learn of the latest book launch by Steven Kotler & Peter Diamandis, aptly titled exactly that. We’ve mentioned Steven and his involvement in the Flow Genome Project several times, but he’s also a New York Times best-selling author and award-winning journalist. Bold, unfolds in three parts: “Part One focuses on the exponential technologies that are disrupting…

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