Hard Trends: Easier to Identify Than You Think

Daniel Burrus

But, if Hard Trends, or future certainties, are as easy to identify as I maintain, what is the Hard Trend in all of this? What’s a Hard Trend? As previously stated, a Hard Trend is a future certainty, in that it is something we know is going to occur whether we want it to or not.

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.

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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

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.

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.

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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).

Accelerate Growth Using Hard Trends

Daniel Burrus

By learning to separate the Hard Trends that will happen because they are based on future facts from the Soft Trends that might happen because they are based on various levels of assumptions, you can learn to become anticipatory in both your planning and execution and discover new and powerful ways to accelerate your growth and success. Hard Trends represent future certainties—things that we know with absolute confidence will occur. Hard Trends can help with that.

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. .

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.

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.

8 Emerging Business Intelligence Trends To Look For In 2020 And Beyond

Acuvate

Without further ado, let’s take a look at the top 8 business intelligence trends for 2020. Augmented Analytics sits at the top of technology trends that will reveal its disruptive potential in BI over the next three to five years, according to Gartner. “By

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.

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’.

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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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.

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.

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.

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

Innovation in Business: 5 Tech Trends to Stay Ahead of the Curve

CMOE

As a new decade dawns, it’s time for businesses to look ahead to new trends. Whether it’s building software systems or changing up how workers execute their daily tasks, organizations need to pay attention to the newest trends in technology.

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

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.

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.

Digital Disruption: In search of market leadership

mjvinnovation

Delve-deeper: Market leadership. In closing, we can say that digital disruption is much more than a trend. A good start is to read our report on the main market trends for 2019. Confira o post: Digital Disruption: In search of market leadership em MJV Technology & Innovation.

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).

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.

Learning to Manage Opportunity in the Unknown

Daniel Burrus

Among other things, it means being anticipatory , paying attention to the Hard Trends shaping your industry and pre-solving problems before they occur. We all manage something in our lives.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

“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.

Go Opposite in the Face of Uncertainty

Daniel Burrus

You cannot change a Hard Trend, but you can see it coming, and by knowing what will happen before it happens, you can create strategies to take advantage of that trend, giving you certainty and the confidence to make bold moves as you move ahead.

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.

The Key Steps Innovation Professionals Should Take in a COVID-19 Environment

InnovationManagement

Obviously COVID-19 is having an enormous impact on all aspects of our lives, with the scope and scale of business disruption being immense and incredibly challenging.

In Uncertain Times You Have More Control Than You Realize

Daniel Burrus

A Hard Trend most people take for granted is that there are over 500 cycles that continue to begin and end. Hard times will pass, but the Hard Trend in times of complete uncertainty is that a new day will dawn with new opportunities. The good news is, Soft Trends can be changed….

The Cost of Saying “No” Just Got Expensive

Daniel Burrus

The exponential spread of the virus is a Soft Trend likely to continue. The good news is that it is not a Hard Trend , a future fact, meaning there is something we can do to change this negative deadly trend. A “Yes” Based on the Certainty of Hard Trends Moves You Forward Faster.

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Major Election Year Opportunity

Daniel Burrus

Instead, take advantage of others’ “wait and see” strategy by identifying the indisputable Hard Trends that will occur regardless of the election outcome and anticipate whatever change is headed your way to transform it into great opportunity.

Align Your Futureview in Times of Uncertainty

Daniel Burrus

The Coronavirus and how we are responding to a nationwide lock down is the current “task at hand” as mentioned above; however, we must not forget the Hard Trends that there will be a tomorrow, and this pandemic will end. Hard Trends Develop an Aligned Futureview.

Organizational Innovation: Foster Innovation and Reward Innovative Habits

Daniel Burrus

In today’s world of exponential change and technological disruption, encouraging organizational innovation is key to helping your organization leverage Hard Trends and use them to anticipate what’s to come.

Redefine Risk in the Face of the Unknown

Daniel Burrus

Before all else, you must implement an Anticipatory mindset and pay attention to the Hard Trends shaping the future. The Strategy: Hard and Soft Trends.