For a long time I've wondered if we don't pay far too much attention to the obvious aspects of innovation - brainstorming, ideas, trends, etc - and pay far too little attention to the connective activities and culture that moves ideas through an...
In 10 years, over 40 percent of the Fortune 500 will no longer be around. By 2020, more than three fourths of the S&P 500 will be organizations that we have not heard of yet. Predictions like these are common these days.
Regardless of type, my 25 years working with companies large and small, and with all manner of industry groups shows consistently that winning firms are those that don’t get trapped into conventional wisdom.
At its core, disruption is an informational problem more than anything else. The answer to it isn’t trying to dig in to protect individual nodes, but to create a network that is at once more cohesive and expansive.
Many of us are aware that we live within an interconnected world, enabled by technology, yet how many of us realize the deep implications and enact the possibilities and opportunities this connectedness allows us?