When’s the Next Recession? Will You Be Ready This Time?

Will we fall into another recession?  Absolutely.  Will you be ready this time with future-proofed strategies?   Get an early handle on the potential for a major recession, consider the potential impacts on you, your career, your organization and respond sufficiently ahead of any expected economic downturn.   Source: Shaping Tomorrow’s AI Robot, Athena.  Forecast: The …

Knowing About New Possibilities Gives You More Choices. Check These Out.

When compared with previous industrial revolutions, the Fourth Industrial Revolution is evolving at an exponential rather than a linear pace. What is it that big companies don’t understand about 83 million of their customers? What’s hiding in  Mary Meeker ‘s 333 slides this year? If you don’t know what the 4th Industrial Revolution is all …

Is It Time to Inhale the Future and Exhale the Past? Just Ask Walmart.

“For too many retailers these shifts have silently crept up on them. Francese traces the root of the problem to the age of most C-suite executives.” What’s wrong with science, and why should you care? Can science overcome three stumbling blocks to answering the greatest  mysteries ? How many dabblers does it take to beat the experts? …

Is Now the Time for You to Digest, Pivot and Profit?

Scientific revolutions. Peak equity. Machine learning tools. Fertility declines. Drowning nuclear plants. Location. Location. Location. That’s all well and good, but don’t burst my bubble when it comes to the health benefits of red wine. What’s next? Attacking my Dove dark chocolates? That’s just going too far! Insights and implications curated from The Journal of …

Is Doing What You Already Know Ever Enough? New Possibilities. More Choices.

“Handle today with an eye to the future.  Accept full responsibility for your part in creating it.” Vitality follows those on the edge of the known.  Anyone doing what they know they can do is playing it too safe to feel successful. Knowing about new possibilities gives you more choices.   Economic Trends Recession “So, without …

Is It Too Late to Stimulate Your Creative Juices?

Reconnect the dots in new and different ways to uncover hidden opportunities for your career and personal life. Consider the case study about the builders of the “Doomsday Seed Vault”  and the horror they must have felt, when they realized the genius of their deep-future planet-saving food-bank scenario failed to include the present day risk …

Consciousness, Disruption and Chaos. It’s All Good!?

But that happened over several generations and centuries. We are going to see that kind of upheaval in many industries in half a generation.   “The results can have a tremendous impact on our understanding of how the immune system functions and how the incidence of some of the most serious illnesses, including diabetes, cancer …

Looking Through the Glass Door: Cloudy With a Chance of Disruption

Correction? Bear or Bull? Recession? Is it time to activate Plan B? Get an early handle on the potential for a major recession, consider the potential impacts on you, your career, your organization and respond sufficiently ahead of any expected economic downturn. You owe it to yourself to read the full report from Glassdoor summarized …

What Do You Need To Know As AI Changes Your World?

Deep learning involves feeding data to large neural networks that crudely simulate the human brain   The picture out there and the one painted above is one of massive and rapid change to the way people think and operate, which will affect material pain.   The AI Survival Guide For Leaders “I am not a …

Which forces have peaked or are reversing themselves?

Turbulent changes in the current of our life – its pace, pattern and scale – challenge our notions of what is real.   Since beginningless time people have wanted to know where life will take them.    Today you and I are in one of those periods that occur every 200 or 300 years when …