Power to the People: When AI’s Not Enough

AI won’t save your business – people will. While AI is revolutionizing sectors, adding billions in annual value across banking ($200- $340 B) and pharmaceuticals ($60-$110 B) and powering innovations from personalized chatbots to advanced drug discovery, true innovation, and leadership comes from [...]

Change is the Only Constant

The paradigm has shifted. The rate of change is nearly 200% faster than ever and expected to accelerate by 33% during ’24 – driven by technology advancements, geopolitics, and economics. Nearly half of global CEOs recognize they must transform or risk dying -within [...]

Four Predictions From Experts on What Life 3.0 Will Look Like

Life 3.0 refers to the point in our future when emerging technologies and trends (AI, metaverse, web 3.0, blockchains) will come to dominate our everyday lives, altering fundamentally how we work, interact, engage and learn. Our Lives 3.0 will likely see the blending [...]

Humans Vs Machines

  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 [...]

Future-ready Sales Success

  With the wide-spread growth of tools for customer behavior tracking and engagement, many buyers have become accustomed to ‘offers’ and opportunities to expand, enhance or replace solutions even before they realize they have needs!   For companies providing ‘as a service’ solutions, the [...]

Getting Future-Ready Now with Peer Support

Peer Case Activity at “Get Future Ready Now” EGA Summit, 28th August 2019 with Jennifer Vessels   According to 80 global executives from around the world who attended Executive Growth Alliance Summit in Oslo Norway on 28th August, “The future starts now”. [...]

CDOs Value to Business Growth and Transformation

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 [...]

Where are the unicorns? 

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 [...]

Innovation Lessons from Cirque du Soliel

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 [...]