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CDOs Value to Business Growth and Transformation

2019-05-02T05:49:44-07:0005-02-2019|

Why do companies with Chief Digital Officers underperform similar organizations without CDOs? Often the role (and a department under the CDO) are established to 'transform the business' by leading innovation projects, driving company expansion into mobile, social media, and other technologies or to implement technology to streamline operations. However over 50% [...]

Deliver Customer Value to Build Loyalty

2019-02-24T10:16:32-07:0002-24-2019|

Increasing global competition, ubiquitous access to a plethora of choices, personalized marketing and new consumer buying habits are making customer loyalty more critical and difficult for all organizations. The key to loyalty  is delivering value to customers – in their eyes.  Similar to Maslov theory of how people live in society [...]

Stop Talking Start Innovating

2019-02-18T04:20:13-07:0002-18-2019|

Stop talking, start innovating Achieving Success Silicon Valley Style Talk about innovation is everywhere – in board rooms, conferences, employee meetings and university classes. In 2019, it is estimated that billions of dollars will be spent developing innovation competency in corporations, ministries and society. However, to gain real returns, business leaders [...]

Decide, move, innovate Silicon Valley Style

2019-02-02T04:28:54-07:0002-02-2019|

Corporate innovation initiatives are top of mind for executives – but often slowed due to long decision processes and planning. Innovation is about trying something and being willing to suffer the string of failed experiments necessary to get to success. Silicon Valley style mindset is about action but for a large [...]

Where are the unicorns? 

2019-01-23T08:14:10-07:0001-23-2019|

There are 309 private companies around the world valued at $1B+ as of 1/18/2019. Collectively these companies are worth as much as $1,085B and have raised a combined total of nearly $261B. Last year, 111 new companies joined the global unicorn club — a 56% increase from the 71 new unicorns in 2017. The unicorns are [...]

Innovation Requires Foresight – Skate to Where Puck is Going

2019-01-13T04:38:20-07:0001-13-2019|

Innovation is all about anticipating future needs then designing, piloting and scaling new solutions to address the tomorrow’s challenges. Successful business leaders and entrepreneurs require foresight into the minds, concerns and opportunities of their customers and markets. Through this they are able to build and offer solutions to needs that customers [...]

Embrace Change for Success in 2109

2019-01-09T23:21:37-07:0001-09-2019|

New year is time to embrace change. Todays rapid growth in AI, compute power, ubiquity of IOT combined with changing customer behavior will disrupt all traditional businesses. Now is the time to ask HOW to begin the change. Exec Growth Alliance members gain insight and best practices to effectively drive change [...]

Innovation Lessons from Cirque du Soliel

2019-01-06T14:25:25-07:0001-06-2019|

Successful innovation requires agility to address changing customer needs and competitive threats; Creativity to design new solutions to future problems and empowerment of team members – to adapt, fail and take a different approach.   In fact corporate innovation is an art and a science. Executed well it is beautiful. In fulfilling [...]

Are you ready to be a Super Hero in 2019?

2019-01-03T19:03:04-07:0001-02-2019|

Super Hero’s are engaged, empowered and ready to make an impact this year. However, recent studies show that over 70% of people feel - little or no involvement or engagement in work and feel their jobs are simply a way to earn a wage’. For leaders, employee’s lack of engagement can [...]

Digitalization: The Path to Employee Engagement

2019-01-03T19:17:43-07:0012-31-2018|

The Robots are Here: Good news - for employees? While robots which vacuum the carpet, mow the lawn or deliver lunch are cute time savers, their possible entry into the workplace can be scary. Employees who have spent years performing a routine task can be threatened by the idea of technology [...]