Positive Disruption using Hard Trends and Soft Trends

Daniel Burrus

This is the difference between Soft Trends and Hard Trends. If you don’t like a Hard Trend, there isn’t a way for you to change it. However, if you don’t like a Soft Trend, you can easily change it to your advantage.

Six future leadership trends

The Human Factor

Despite the fact that the last decade saw considerable investment made in executive training, a poll conducted by researchers from Harvard University showed that 70% of Americans consider leadership crisis a significant factor in the national economic decline. Collective leadership.

Seven Trends Driving The Future of Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Innovation Leadership Management Strategy Innovation Management success TrendsKraft Heinz’ stock is down 50 percent over the past 12 months, turnover in the executive ranks has increased, and the company’s inability to keep pace with changing consumer tastes is largely to blame.

Six future leadership trends

The Human Factor

Despite the fact that the last decade saw considerable investment made in executive training, a poll conducted by researchers from Harvard University showed that 70% of Americans consider leadership crisis a significant factor in the national economic decline. Collective leadership.

A Disruptive World Requires New Leadership Capabilities

Innovation Excellence

Disruption Innovation Leadership collaboration Creativity culture digital Disruptive Innovation future Innovation Management Innovation Mindset innovative thinking Trends

Marketers Must Learn to Anticipate Content Trends

Daniel Burrus

In fact, about 50 percent of households now say they listen to podcasts, with a majority of them joining the trend in just the last three years. Three Hard Trends and Two Tech Trends to Watch . I call these Hard Trends (as opposed to Soft Trends, which may come and go).

Two Important Market-Trends Vantage Points: Broadview + Futureview®

Daniel Burrus

Even the most traditional, by-the-book organizations share a common goal with their more forward-thinking counterparts and competitors: How to stay in front of market trends. That can make just keeping up with market trends a chore, let alone being out in front. .

How to Create a Leadership-Development Plan in 9 Steps

CMOE

A leadership-development plan is a detailed blueprint of the professional development and learning activities you’re going to engage in during a certain period of time. Its goal is to improve your leadership abilities. Writing Your Leadership-Development Plan.

These 2017 Trends Will Change Our World

Innovation Excellence

Trend watchers go berserk with all the cool new ideas born every minute and futurologist see their predictions come true sooner than expected. Welcome to 2017. It is going to be an interesting year. We have not seen so much creativity, innovation and evolution before in history.

Technology Trends for Leaders in 2019

CMOE

Although many people in management positions are averse to change in the workplace , you should consider how you can use new resources to strengthen connections among your team members and hone your leadership skills. Online Classes for Leadership.

Revisiting the 5 Biggest Business Trends for 2016

Innovation Excellence

At the end of 2015 I identified five critical trends to give. Leadership 2016 Technology Trends business trends Conversational Intelligence datafication Friction IoTThey say there’s nothing new under the sun.

Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace – the Leadership Challenge

InnovationManagement

Trend AlertTechnological disruptions are defining this era of rapid business transformation and driving a set of deep rooted questions about the future of work, the implications for organizations, management and employees and how we can navigate to the ‘next horizon’.

Digitalization – An Unstoppable Mega Trend

The Future Shapers

Digitalisation is a mega trend that will influence the building of future society. As a mega trend, digitalisation has the ability to find ways to bypass any obstacles and resistance in its path to influence tomorrow. But many companies and organizations try to resist mega trends in different ways with the illusion that it is possible to contain the digitalisation. Most mega trends cannot be contained. History tells us this and current mega trends are no different.

Top Takeaways from the 2019 Innovation Trends Report

InnovationTraining.org

Image taken from the 2019 Innovation Trends Report. In the 2019 Innovation Trends Report , Stanford University Professor Bret Waters looked at disruptive innovation at some of the largest companies in the world and how their executive teams are driving it on. Innovation Leadership

Gartner’s Lewis Farran Explains Technology Trends And Managing For The Future

Game-Changer

Gartner recently released the top 10 strategic technology trends for 2018 (summarize). Of all these trends, which is the most disruptive and why? Innovation Leadership Podcast Artificial intelligence blockchain chatbots Gartner Internet of Things next economy technology trends

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Why innovation requires transformational leadership

The Future Shapers

And that’s a big ‘however’ as statistics indicate that in far too many instances, leadership approaches are still firmly rooted in transactional thinking. Because of legacy approaches, management style and outdated hierarchical structures, we unfortunately still see evidence of leadership and management for that matter, centred around a “do what I say and don’t ask questions” culture. Transformational leadership is a must for innovation.

5 Corporate Innovation Trends of 2019 Set to Disrupt the Business Landscape in 2020

Qmarkets

What’s more, the trends shaping the corporate innovation landscape in 2020 are set to be just as earth-shaking. Last year, we wrote a blog exploring the corporate innovation trends that would shape 2019. Shift from IQ to EQ Emphasis in Innovation Leadership.

How to Lead Virtual Teams [4 Key Traits of Virtual Leadership]

CMOE

Whether the corporate objective is to retain talent or expand their global reach, organizations around the world are rapidly trending towards virtual teams. CMOE has identified the following four keys of virtual leadership to help leaders do just that. Business Leadership

Listen to Employees When Evaluating Leadership

Adam Hartung

Trend 1- Low minimum wages & “Wage gap” issues remain a big deal. The trend to a higher minimum wage will challenge profit growth – or maintenance – in these companies.

Leadership Training – Walmart Hopes for Big Impact

BrainZooming

We’re happy to have them back today with an article adapted from a newsletter they published on a leadership training program Walmart is rolling out in its US stores. Walmart and the Impact of Leadership Training. Leadership Training Implications for Your Organization.

The Secret Formula for Achieving Market Leadership

Legacy Innovation Group

The Secret Formula for Achieving Market Leadership. As Jack Welch so skillfully demonstrated while he led GE, Market Leadership is the one real strategy that has long-term staying power⃜ anything less tends toward decline (and often diverts resources from being invested elsewhere).

Innovation & Growth Leadership Summit Speakers

eZassi

Announcing Innovation & Growth Leadership Summit Speakers Lineup. Today we are excited to announce the Innovation and Growth Leadership Summit Speakers. Trend Tracking & Predicting, Ideation & facilitation, Consumer Insights, Sensory.

A disruptive world requires new leadership capabilities

ImagineNation

Whether you are a company that wants to attract top talent or an individual who is trying to land your dream job, or create a new business, it’s becoming clear that the future of work is both human and technology centred and involves the development of new leadership capabilities.

Innovation Leadership: Managing Your Resources

Innovation in Practice

What have been the trends in spending? As an innovation leader, you are now responsible for a bundle of resources that you’ll need to get the job done. Those resources include human resources - your team - and also include financial resources in the form of a budget.

Innovation & Growth Leadership Summit Speaking Topics

eZassi

Innovation & Growth Leadership Summit Speaking Topics. The Innovation and Growth Leadership Summit is a spectrum of new technologies and processes. Macro-Trends and Multisensorial Experiences Driving Innovation Across Industries.

The 6 Trends That Will Shape Your Business In The Future — And How To Prepare For Them

Faisal Hoque

The post The 6 Trends That Will Shape Your Business In The Future — And How To Prepare For Them appeared first on Faisal Hoque :: Entrepreneur | Author. Leaders have to think digital, embrace design thinking, and read every day to keep up.

“Not yet decided” – a new management trend?

Eddielogic

It seems as if I have spotted a new trend in management methods. To my big surprise, other management writers did not pick up this topic … Continue reading → Eddie Practice This and that employees Leadership motivation problems strategic decisionsI have observed it more and more frequently over the last couple of months.

Today’s CIO: The Chief Innovation Officer

Daniel Burrus

Based on technology-enabled Hard Trends that are already in place, how we sell, market, communicate, collaborate, innovate, train, and educate will continue to transform. Today’s world of business is not just changing—it’s transforming.

Understanding Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning

Daniel Burrus

Becoming anticipatory by paying attention to the Hard Trends that will happen and solving problems before they occur is imperative. Innovation Leadership Mobile Strategy Technology Transformation Trends A.I.

Five Critical Business Trends To Watch—No Matter How Or Where You Work

Faisal Hoque

The post Five Critical Business Trends To Watch—No Matter How Or Where You Work appeared first on Faisal Hoque :: Entrepreneur | Author. From big data to the gig economy to social selling to generation Z, these buzzwords are starting to have real, mainstream impact.

5 Corporate Innovation Trends of 2019 Set to Disrupt the Business Landscape in 2020

Qmarkets

What’s more, the trends shaping the corporate innovation landscape in 2020 are set to be just as earth-shaking. Last year, we wrote a blog exploring the corporate innovation trends that would shape 2019. Shift from IQ to EQ Emphasis in Innovation Leadership.

Smart Cities – Seeing the Invisible and Doing the Impossible

Daniel Burrus

Both local leaders and major companies are paying attention to these Hard Trends , becoming more anticipatory in their thinking and thus developing a solution by creating “smart cities.”. Trends for 2019 in smart city water technology empower utility customers to reduce water loss.

Why Demographic Trends Tell Us Aging and Immigration Are Crucial for Success

Adam Hartung

I write about trends. Technology trends are exciting, because they can come and go fast – making big winners of some companies (Apple, Facebook, Tesla, Amazon) and big losers out of others (Blackberry, Motorola, Saab, Sears.) And these trends can have significant implications.

The Dangers of Legacy Thinking

Daniel Burrus

Overcoming legacy thinking doesn’t mandate erasing every strategy, idea or leadership concept you ever used in the past. Many key figures on the leadership team didn’t embrace the company’s commitment to technology and other elements of the future.

5G Entrepreneurs Creating Billion-Dollar Businesses

Daniel Burrus

In several articles of mine, I’ve called on anticipatory businesses and individuals to pay attention to the Hard Trends shaping the future both inside and outside of their industries, and the digital disruptors that may affect them directly or indirectly. Within the next five years.

An Anticipatory Leader™ Turns Disruption and Change into Opportunity and Advantage

Daniel Burrus

They understand that there is no shortage of trends or good ideas, and they ask which trends will happen and which ideas are the best to invest their time and resources in. An Anticipatory Leader understands that technology-driven change is accelerating at an exponential rate.

Leadership Strategy – How Much Teaching and Coaching Is Enough?

BrainZooming

This week’s “Inside the Executive Suite” from the Armada Executive Intelligence Brief newsletter highlighted two Wall Street Journal articles examining leadership strategy in light of how involved a teacher or coach should be in the details of teaching and learning. . Leadership Strategy – How Much Teaching and Coaching Is Enough? When it comes to your leadership strategy, what are the best techniques to develop your team?

Consulting Industry Being Attacked on Three Sides

Braden Kelley

Increase Employee Skills to Decrease Talent Shortages

Daniel Burrus

This means the skills required to do these jobs change, and it’s up to both employees and employers to keep up with these trends. When it comes to the future of your industry, how secure do you feel, not only in your position, but in your career and abilities as well?

Time Travel Audit: Find Success Now and in the Future

Daniel Burrus

By paying attention to Hard Trends that will happen , savvy organizations like Apple are able to become more anticipatory and to turn disruption and change into opportunity and advantage. You don’t need a DeLorean for time travel.

The Evolution Of Project Management — Trends For 2018

AureaWorks

As project managers, it is essential to be aware of industry trends and to ascertain how they can be incorporated into your projects and organizations. Here are some key trends project managers should be aware of going into 2018: Organizations Evaluating PPM vs Earned Value Management.

Learning How to Master the Art of Your Career

Daniel Burrus

It doesn’t matter what you do for a living — whether you work in medicine or retail, law or construction, software engineering or writing — there’s an art and science to every career.

Starbucks and JPMorganChase Pay Raises – Just Following Trends

Adam Hartung

However, both actions look a lot more like reacting to undeniable trends in an effort to simply keep their organizations functioning than any sort of corporate altruism. Since 2014 there has been an undeniable trend toward raising the minimum wage, now set nationally at $7.25.