Time Travel Audit: Find Success Now and in the Future

Daniel Burrus

You don’t need a DeLorean for time travel. This same kind of time travel also occurs in business. You can time travel at organizations in your hometown that use legacy technology and antiquated techniques. Time travel is also possible between divisions within an organization.

Bad news does not Travel up the Hierarchy

Destination Innovation

Amy Edmondson, professor of leadership and management at Harvard Business School, has written a book, The Fearless Organization, in which she argues that a culture of silence is both common and dangerous. In short, bad news does not travel up the hierarchy.

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How One Small Thing Made 4,000,000 Miles of Air Travel Worth It

Innovation Excellence

Air travel gives us lots of options to catch up, but it’s also an option to look back. I just had lunch with a colleague who shared with me that he was traveling 95% of the time. Leadership air travel improving memory time management

I Choose The Road Less Traveled

3Q Leadership Blog

© Irene Becker, Founder, Just Coach It-The 3Q Edge™ (IQ-EQ-SQ) Coaching, Consulting & Keynotes for a Better, Stronger Future 3Q Leadership™ Blog- 54,000+ Social Media Followers & Growing! I choose the road less traveled. •I

6 Keys to Making Collaborative Innovation Successful

Speaker: Soren Kaplan, Founder of InnovationPoint

leadership behaviors, organizational structure and processes, people’s skills and. travel abroad. decipher your innovation culture by looking at leadership behavior, organizational. Sometimes leadership says it wants a culture of innovation.

Business Leadership Imperative: What Business Leaders Must Do (Part 2)

Daniel Burrus

Go opposite (Follow the path less traveled). Now that I’ve revealed what business leaders must know in order to become the disruptor instead of the disrupted, the next step is applying those principles.

The Most Important Work of Jeff Bezos is Not Amazon

Innovation Excellence

Leadership Technology Amazon Blue Origin Elon Musk Jeff Bezos space travel SpaceXFor all his wealth and power the most important work Jeff Bezos is doing is about as far removed from Wall Street and Silicon Valley as you can get.

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Business Leadership – 7 Ways Mass Forms a Catholic Business Person


And beyond people I know locally through daily mass, seeking out a church whenever traveling creates opportunities to meet people all over the country. From September 22nd to 27th, Pope Francis will be visiting the United States.

The Virtues of the "Pile-on Meeting" at HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel

Michael Roberto

In this week's New York Times Corner Office interview, Adam Bryant interviewed Kathleen Finch, chief programming officer of HGTV, Food Network and the Travel Channel. Food Network HGTV Kathleen Finch leadership pile-on meeting Travel ChannelFinch describes a particular technique she uses to generate great ideas at her networks. She calls it the "pile-on meeting." Here's her explanation of this method: I have a meeting every few months that I call a “pile-on meeting.”

Can Africa’s Entrepreneurs and Innovators solve Africa’s Problems?

Destination Innovation

Innovation Examples & Lessons Leadership of Innovation Travel africa cardiopad entrepreneur m-pesa savvylooWhat can save Africa from its many problems; grinding poverty, corrupt bureaucrats, incompetent governments and dire infrastructure?

Auto Insurance Industry: Disruptor or Disrupted?

Daniel Burrus

Today, we have fully electric vehicles with AI-enabled semi-autonomous features, as well as fully autonomous vehicle applications. But how has this affected auto insurance premiums, and will those changes deter you from buying a specific “vehicle of the future”?

Cross-Functional Cooperation Breeds Innovation

Innovation Excellence

I’ve been traveling around the world helping businesses innovate as quickly as they innovate their products. collaboration Leadership Training VideoMy name is Sari van Poelje, I’m an expert in agile, innovative design and I’m here to talk to you about cooperation in teams.

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The Importance of Seeing it Coming

Innovation Excellence

In my travels this year, the one comment I’m hearing is “we just didn’t see it coming.” Creativity Innovation Leadership Strategy Trends change future growth Strategic foresight

What’s Really Happening with United’s Board?

Adam Hartung

United’s leadership is certainly in a tough place. United Continental Holdings is the most recent public company to come under attack by hedge funds. Last week Altimeter Capital and PAR Capital announced they were using their combined 7.1%

Creating cooperation & belonging: Are you living up to your promise?

Innovation Excellence

As I travel the world helping businesses to create communities of cooperation and innovation I sometimes wonder why we have not been able to solve the world’s Big Hairy Audacious problems together. collaboration Creativity Innovation Leadership agile business innovation designWe potentially have the knowledge, the resources and the technology to do so, but hunger, overpopulation, poverty and pollution are still on the rise.

Telling Compelling Stories

Innovation Excellence

This one comes from William Greenwald, Founder and Chief Neuroleaderologist at Windsor Leadership Group. This one was about air travel. This is another excerpt from 2016’s FEI conference in Boston, MA.

Innovation Lessons from the Troublesome Start of AIRBNB

Innovation Excellence

What began as a simple idea to earn some extra income and help out travelers from out-of-town eventually took off globally. Feature Of The Week airbnb Disruptive Innovation incubator Innovation Leadership lean startup Management Startup

Successful Strategy: Why it’s a Social Thing

Innovation Excellence

The senior leadership team? Understand that it travels socially, between individuals and through morale. Innovation Leadership People & Skills Processes & Tools Strategy Association leadership Global ecosystem senior executives World Bank

The New Innovation Need: Organizing within a Networks of Collaborators

Paul Hobcraft

It needs bold leadership. It needs a very different level of focused leadership that see’s the real value of a connected future and is willing to drive through the changes this will take and the risks it can mean. Why not come and join us as we travel this journey.

The New Innovation Need: Organizing within a Networks of Collaborators

Paul Hobcraft

It needs bold leadership. It needs a very different level of focused leadership that see’s the real value of a connected future and is willing to drive through the changes this will take and the risks it can mean. Why not come and join us as we travel this journey.

Never stop investing in yourself. It’s vital for staying creative

Idea to Value

And sometimes it’s about investing in your personal self, such as with hobbies, travel or other activities. Creativity Leadership budget frank kern san diego self investmentA more personal post from me this week, as I recently had a bit of a milestone in my business.

If You See Rocks, You Hit Rocks

Tim Kastelle

What we focus on determines our performance I recently had a chance to catch up with my friend Ben for a quick coffee while I was traveling through Seattle. leadership Ernst & Young innovation

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High-Profile Deals Show Corporate Fervor for Tech Startups


JetBlue's venture investment in airport ground-transport booking firm Mozio in July is one in a recent series of high-profile deals that demonstrate the eagerness of big businesses to partner with tech startups that can provide expertise, new capabilities, and innovative leadership. “We

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How to Excel as a Young Leader


Transformational leadership is a model focused on change and growth. You know a lot about leadership. For example, if you’re interested in learning about different leadership styles, you could start with this Coursera course on compassionate leadership.

Why We Are Entering A New Innovation Era.

Paul Hobcraft

It develops a deeper understanding of all the critical enablers around innovation through the leadership engagement that can then ‘cascade’ throughout the organization to align the innovation activity to these guidelines and ideas. Credit: Acacia Communications.

What Executives are Reading this Month – November 2018


Excerpt from Generals Vs. Conductors – The Evolution of Leadership by David William Lee. What it Takes for Cities to Practice Adaptive Leadership. Recently retired and traveling the world, Robert continues his studies and offers speaking engagements on these issues.

The Many Types of Innovation

Destination Innovation

From Cola to Space travel, all the many Virgin companies share a fun, challenger image. Books Leadership of Innovation brand keeley mozilla network structure types of innovation zappos

Ideas that must die Pt.1


On this episode we considered killing the following ideas: Fast food; Career ladder; Degrees; Ownership; Banks; Needing all the resources in the world to survive; Advertising; Cost of travel. entrepreneurship Innovation Leadership Podcast podcast

It’s the little things that kill


All innovative projects have their own version of Gemini, a middle part that has leaps and valleys, a road that has never been traveled before. Creativity entrepreneurship Innovation Leadership Apollo program execution nasaOur society tends to focus on the big ideas.

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The Leader of Innovation Paints a Vision of a Better Future

Destination Innovation

She said, “When I became CEO, I spent the first 90 days on planes traveling to various offices and listening to anyone who had a perspective on what was wrong with the company. Great Innovators Leadership of Innovation anne mulcahy CEO paint turnaround vision xeroxAnne Mulcahy.

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Apollo 11 Moon Landing – Doing the Impossible

Daniel Burrus

As I travel around the world as a strategic advisor and keynote speaker, I have the privilege of meeting many amazing people, including presidents, prime ministers, and Fortune 500 CEOs, just to name a few.

NYC Buses prove innovation must start with the customer

Idea to Value

Travel Time. When Leadership confuse technology with innovation. This is especially true in situations where people in leadership positions don’t actually use their own products, which is much more common than you might imagine. In other situations, leadership may be fully aware of the quality of their offering, but are willing to sacrifice a degree of customer satisfaction in return for more efficiencies or higher profit margins.

The Innovator’s PURPOSE

The Future Shapers

You may work in the field of leadership, branding, change, transformation or many other areas, but my challenge is what is the bigger PURPOSE inside of you that you are yet to bring to life? Disruption Innovation Leadership Leading ChangeWhat is the PURPOSE of innovation?

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Redefine and Reinvent Your Career Before It Leaves You Behind

Daniel Burrus

Information and new knowledge now travel around the world at the speed of light while technological innovation occurs almost as fast as the speed of thought. We are no longer in a period of rapid change. We have now entered an amazing inflection point where true transformation happens.

20 Ways to Think & Act Like an Innovator

The Future Shapers

Travel to places that you normally wouldn’t go to. 20 – THE ROLE OF LEADERSHIP. And that is exactly the role of leadership. And last but not least leadership should allow people to challenge the status quo…even if it at first seems a little crazy.

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Artificial Intelligence: Disruption or Opportunity?

Daniel Burrus

Today, cognitive computing is used in a wide variety of applications, including health care, travel, and weather forecasting. Artificial intelligence (AI), one of twenty core technologies I identified back in 1983 as the drivers of exponential economic value creation, has worked its way into our lives.

Key Issues in Innovation Management – Revisited – Part 1

Tim Kastelle

Uber is a current prime example: they are attempting to expand into healthcare and travel. Leadership through vision and influence, rather than command and control, is required.

Watch These 3 Videos To Expand Your Perspective On How Technology Drives The Next Economy


A few weeks ago I stumbled upon Bloomberg’s Ashlee Vance’s Hello World Series where he travels to technology hubs around the world to explore how they’re using technology to drive their economy; I found a few things that caught my attention.

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The Connected Leader: Relationships that Produce to Results


For example, Starbucks founder Howard Shultz’ travels through Europe allowed him to meet coffee experts and cafe owners, and to crystallize his thinking about how Starbucks could bring a new coffee culture to the United States. IdeaScale leadership networking

How the Law of Opposites Propels Business Forward

Daniel Burrus

AO Innovation Leadership Starter Pack–Get Yours Today via Amazon. But Starbucks thinking was, rather than going up against state-of-the-art products, its would be seen by travelers as comforting and familiar.

Why Your Corporate Culture Matters

Daniel Burrus

As I travel around the world working with executives from a wide range of businesses, I find it very interesting that some understand the value of, and take great pride in, their corporate cultures, while others don’t give them much thought.

How to Get the Most from an Innovation Conference


Attending conferences relevant to your area of expertise can help you broaden your network, learn new things, and demonstrate innovation leadership. If you’re traveling with co-workers, don’t spend the entire conference with them. Conferences play an important role in professional life.

Innovation – My Journey

The Future Shapers

Mattar Al Tayer, the chief of Dubai’s roads & transportation agency, has announced that various kinds of drone taxis will be operational in Dubai from July this year to serve the travelers. Hyperloop is a new form of ground transport currently in development by several companies, which could see passengers travelling at 700 miles an hour in floating pods within low-pressure tubes. This should allow the pods to travel at up to 750 miles per hour.