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Banking Transformed Podcast Features Brian Solis Talking about how his “Lifescale” Concepts Can Transform Organizations

Banking Transformed Podcast Features Brian Solis Talking about how his “Lifescale” Concepts Can Transform Organizations

  Solis appeared recently on the Banking Transformed Podcast, hosted by Jim Marcus, which runs on The Financial Brand Platform. The title of the introductory article preceding the podcast recording is “Personal Growth During Times of Digital Disruption. Digital disruption is impacting today’s worker more than ever, with sociologists believing that today’s worker will need to ‘reinvent themselves’ several times during a career in the future. While maintaining the status quo provides a temporary comfort zone, personal disruption can dramatically…

How to Keep Digital Distractions from Killing Your Creativity

How to Keep Digital Distractions from Killing Your Creativity

I was on Twitter recently and saw a link to a page titled, “5 must-read Harvard Business Review articles” by The Enterprise Project. Then I noticed that it specifically referenced an article on “how to keep digital distractions from killing your creativity.” “That sounds familiar!” I thought. I was pleasantly surprised when I clicked through see that my article in HBR was selected and also created as a stand-alone PDF. I wanted to share it with you here… “There are…

Niche Publishing Network Spotlights Brian Solis’ Lifescale As a Top Read

Niche Publishing Network Spotlights Brian Solis’ Lifescale As a Top Read

Solis is high on the reading list of Lyndsie Clark of Niche Publishing Network, who links to articles on three books in her piece “What we’re reading: creating evergreen content, using Google Analytics, and boosting editorial creativity.” After sharing the link to the Inc.com piece on Lifescale (How digital distraction is killing creativity and what to do about It), Clark summarizes: “This article discusses how being constantly plugged in to digital sources can zap productivity and creativity, and offers solutions…

Brian Solis’ Research on Digital Distractions Spotlighted in Archinect Article

Brian Solis’ Research on Digital Distractions Spotlighted in Archinect Article

Solis is featured in an Archinect article by Sean Joyner titled, “Doing creative work when we are obsessed with checking our phones.” He writes, “According to author Brian Solis, digital distractions are taking a significant toll on businesses, with 36-percent of Millennials and Gen Z workers reporting to spend two hours or more each workday ‘looking at their phones for personal activities.’ And while distractions can negatively influence creativity, they can also help propel forward the creative process.” He quotes…

Brian Solis Shares His Views on Customer Service in the Digital Age on Accenture’s new podcast “Marketing Disrupted” with special host Amber Mac

Brian Solis Shares His Views on Customer Service in the Digital Age on Accenture’s new podcast “Marketing Disrupted” with special host Amber Mac

Solis was a recent guest on “Marketing Disrupted,” a new Accenture podcast hosted by Amber Mac with Brent Chaters. The series explores the evolving demands for CMOs and their organizations to thrive in the age of digital disruption. Solis was featured on an episode called “What Does It All Mean?” that also included guests Guy Kawasaki and Jeffrey Hayzlett. Solis spoke about what he had learned from his own personal transformation as chronicled in Lifescale regarding the deeper, darker impacts…

Brian Solis Appears on Mark Schaefer’s Marketing Companion Podcast

Brian Solis Appears on Mark Schaefer’s Marketing Companion Podcast

  Solis is quoted talking about Lifescale in an episode of Mark Schaefer’s Marketing Companion podcast introducing Brooke Sellas as his new co-host. Schaefer introduces the concept of Lifescale and mentions that he ran into Solis at SXSW 2019. He then plays a recording of Solis talking about the book. Solis says, “What we all share in common is that we are always online, trying to keep up with what we need to produce, what we want to share and…

Brian Solis Quoted in a Blurb About Distraction and Creativity on Loyalty360 Reads

Brian Solis Quoted in a Blurb About Distraction and Creativity on Loyalty360 Reads

Solis is quoted in a blurb at the end of a news summary for June 12, 2019 on the Loyalty 360 Reads page of Loyalty 360, the association for customer loyalty. In a brief section titled “Your Phone, Distraction and Creativity,” there is mention of a new article in Harvard Business Review that highlights an interesting new challenge the business community faces today. The piece reads: “Phones are distracting millennials and Gen Z-ers (that shouldn’t be a surprise), which is…

Brian Solis Discusses the Problem of Digital Distraction and Need for A New Perspective on Digital Transformation on Workplaces Site

Brian Solis Discusses the Problem of Digital Distraction and Need for A New Perspective on Digital Transformation on Workplaces Site

Solis is prominently featured in an article by Jason Schwab on the Workspaces Event site called “Designing Workplaces in the Age of Digital Distraction. Solis is heavily quoted in the first half of the piece before the perspective shifts to the ways wellness company Headspace is adapting its workplace to minimize distractions and boost productivity. Introduced as “analyst, author and futurist” who believes there’s a dark side to the digital revolution, Solis says, “It’s killing us silently. Every time you…

Ask Me Anything: A Very Personal Reddit AMA to Celebrate the Release of Lifescale [Full Transcript]

Ask Me Anything: A Very Personal Reddit AMA to Celebrate the Release of Lifescale [Full Transcript]

It’s been years since I last hosted an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit. With the release of Lifescale: How to Live a More Creative, Productive and Happy Life, it was time to change that. On May 2nd 2019, I took to Reddit once again for the first in a two-part series.  The first part is here if you’d like to ask your question on the official AMA page. I also included the conversation as of May 5th to share…

PwC’s Digital Pulse Sits Down With Brian Solis To Discuss Our Hyperconnected Lives

PwC’s Digital Pulse Sits Down With Brian Solis To Discuss Our Hyperconnected Lives

PwC partner Monty Hamilton caught up with Brian a few days after his keynote at SXSW Interactive to discuss the topic of digital distractions. In one snippet from the interview, Brian explains, “I did research where I interviewed women from 61 to six and the entire preface of the research was to understand the impact of Instagram, Snapchat, all of the apps on their image of self beauty, self-esteem. It turns out that it’s just unbelievable that people are trying…

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