Why CEOs must understand disruptive technologies to lead their companies

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I am very excited to be included with CEOs from around the world in this video about how foresight is absolutely essential in a time where the world is facing disruptive technologies. It’s the same song I’ve been singing for close to twenty years, but it excites me when others harmonize. Thanks again to Tech Mahindra and the Wall Street …

Leadership in the era of Wirearchy

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I have witnessed the future of leadership in the Twitter timeline of Charles Wade. Mr. Wade, who goes by @akacharleswade, has been a leader and chronicler of the Ferguson movement since the very beginning. Today, he had a salvo of blistering critiques for Oprah Winfrey after she made the following statement as to her lack of involvement with the justice …

Long-term business in a short-term world

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Arik Johnson, chairman of strategy consulting firm Aurora WDC, is a world-renowned expert in competition, intelligence, organizational structure, strategy, and like ten other things. He’s also my friend and frequent collaborator. I believe our only disagreement ever regarded cheese, and since he’s from Wisconsin and I’m from Vermont, this is only natural. Arik will be a special invited guest at …

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The Solution Revolution

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This video is the preview for the new book by Deloitte’s William D. Eggers and Paul MacMillan, entitled “The Solution Revolution.” The theme here should be familiar to my regular readers, and subscribers to the most recent Garland Report Monthly about the breakdown of institutions in Detroit. The institutions on which have come to rely are no longer able to …