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If Digital Distraction Inhibits Creative Flow and Happiness Correlates Directly to Creativity, What Will You Do Differently Tomorrow?

If Digital Distraction Inhibits Creative Flow and Happiness Correlates Directly to Creativity, What Will You Do Differently Tomorrow?

Via GetAbstract… Looking to find balance? Looking for direction? Looking for meaning? It’s time to scale your life in this crazy world? GetAbstract has the summary to help you LifeSCALE! Get the key insights in just 10 minutes. Your time and attention have never been more valuable. Tech companies vie for your attention and trade it as a commodity (have you seen Social Dilemma on Netflix?). They lure you into increasing your time on their platforms, and exploit neuroscientific discoveries…

Xclusive Facts about X, Rethinking Books in a Digital World, The Magic of Disney Storyboarding, and the Rise of Experience Design

Xclusive Facts about X, Rethinking Books in a Digital World, The Magic of Disney Storyboarding, and the Rise of Experience Design

Stumbled across this unfinished post, sitting in my draft folder for years. Figured, I’d blow the dust off of it and share it with you today. When X: The Experience When Business Meets Design was released in October 2015, it was ahead of its time. Executives didn’t yet understand that the world was becoming more and more digital, and with it, digital Darwinism would reshape the nature of human dynamics and market evolution. It would ultimately take a global pandemic…

X: The Experience When Business Meets Design – GetAbstract Summary

X: The Experience When Business Meets Design – GetAbstract Summary

Digital customer experience has never been more important. The pandemic accelerated e-commerce, AI and automation, and digital transformation by 10 years. What most businesses still aren’t prepared for however, is how to think beyond digital tools and platforms to design intuitive digital experiences that inspire human engagement in every touch point across the CX journey. That’s what X: The Experience When Business Meets Design set out to do. It was designed to help “imagineers” image a unified customer journey that…

If you struggle to disconnect from technology, you are not alone; Here’s how to minimize distractions and reclaim your creativity

If you struggle to disconnect from technology, you are not alone; Here’s how to minimize distractions and reclaim your creativity

If you struggle to disconnect from technology, you are not alone. Learn to minimize distractions and reclaim your creativity with insights from Lifescale…especially in these times of remote work and working from home – via EBSCO accel5 Technology has influenced every part of human life. It’s fueled tremendous advancements, improved access to information, and introduced greater opportunities for connection. For many people, however, it’s also contributed to feelings of distraction and discontentment, diminished their capacities for focus and critical thinking,…

Not Every Voice Deserves an Audience; But You’re not Just Another Voice

Not Every Voice Deserves an Audience; But You’re not Just Another Voice

My friend Damian Corbet just released a new book, “Social CEO, The: How Social Media Can Make You A Stronger Leader.” As he was developing the manuscript, he reached out to ask if I’d write the foreword. After reading his work, the answer was, “absolutely!” I asked if I could share the foreword with you here…. Not Every Voice Deserves an Audience; But You’re not Just Another Voice If you’re reading this I’m going to make a series of assumptions…

The Future Needs a Hero

The Future Needs a Hero

My friend Nick Davis leads innovation and customer experience at Reaching the Future Faster and faculty chair for corporate innovation at Singularity University. Late in 2019, Nick and I were talking about his upcoming book, “Future Ready: A Changemaker’s Guide to the Exponential Revolution.” When I read the draft, I immediately had an idea for a foreword. We agreed. My request was that I could share it here with upon release. Future Ready is a how-to guide for changemakers who are…

New Book Leads to New Call for Empathetic Leadership in an Era of Digital Distractions

New Book Leads to New Call for Empathetic Leadership in an Era of Digital Distractions

In case you didn’t know, I have a new book out and it’s a little different than anything I’ve published to date, Lifescale: How to Live a More Creative, Productive and Happy Life. I’ll be completely transparent with you. Some wondered, myself included, if writing a book about digital distractions and how to recenter yourself without disconnecting would be healthy for my keynote speaking and professional research/advisory. Some felt that it would distract from my brand as as a thought leader in digital transformation,…

The End of Traditional Marketing and the Beginning of What’s Next

The End of Traditional Marketing and the Beginning of What’s Next

Congratulations to Carlos Gil on the release of his new book, “The End of Marketing: Humanizing your brand in the age of social media.” Carlos is a long-time friend and I was genuinely appreciative when he asked me to write the foreword for his first book. All I asked was that I could share the foreword with you upon the book’s release. I hope it helps you! This is the end of what was and the beginning of what’s next…

Consumers Don’t Want Products And Services, They Want Experiences

Consumers Don’t Want Products And Services, They Want Experiences

    Following my presentation at Adobe Summit, I sat down with CMO.com‘s Giselle Abramovich (also my dear friend) back stage to discuss the importance of experience design and the future of brand in a digital economy. I also got to share the inspiration behind, X: The Experience When Business Meets Design. In this in-depth interview, we also explored my research, work and ideas about how every company should re-imagine brand for an era of digital Darwinism. The questions and answers cover…

The End of Business as Usual Rewire the Way You Work to Succeed in the Consumer Revolution – GetAbstract

The End of Business as Usual Rewire the Way You Work to Succeed in the Consumer Revolution – GetAbstract

For those who don’t have the time to read an entire book, but still need the benefits of doing so, I present to you…GetAbstract. I’m proud to announce that The End of Business as Usual Rewire the Way You Work to Succeed in the Consumer Revolution is now available, along with X, WTF, Engage!, and others! — Before the Internet and social media, consumers who didn’t like a store told a few friends, sent an angry letter or just never…

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