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How to foster creativity and innovation by slowing down, reducing distractions, and single-tasking

How to foster creativity and innovation by slowing down, reducing distractions, and single-tasking

My dear friend, Elisa Camahort and author of Roadmap for Revolutionaries, invited me to speak at the 2022 Rise conference organized by PBWC, the Professional BusinessWomen of California. When we explored all the trends converging that affect business professionals heading into the next year, we decided to focus on the core of what will influence everything we do next across the board…ourselves. In the days, months, and now years following our global CTRL-ALT-DEL moment, we have a choice in how…

Technology, Adaptation, and the Future of Employee Experience with Nathalie Nahai

Technology, Adaptation, and the Future of Employee Experience with Nathalie Nahai

My dear friend Nathalie Nahai invited me on her popular podcast, The Hive, to discuss her new book and the future of tech, resilience, and leadership. I’d like to share that conversation with you here. Today I speak with the inimitable Brian Solis, a world-renowned digital anthropologist and futurist. An award-winning author and global keynote speaker, Brian’s research, advisory and presentations humanise the relationship between disruptive innovation and its impact on institutions, markets and societies. He not only helps audiences…

The Importance of Digital Wellness, Self-Care, and New Skills in a Hybrid World

The Importance of Digital Wellness, Self-Care, and New Skills in a Hybrid World

This is a time for new leadership… In March 2020, we became a digital-first world. We didn’t really have a choice otherwise. Everything changed overnight. We had to figure out how to keep up. We had to learn how to adapt. We’re still learning. We’re still trying to figure out what new role we’re supposed to play in this new future. As leaders, it’s not just about leading the accelerated digital transformation for our companies. It’s also about understanding and…

More Intelligent Tomorrow: The New Economy Will Require Empathy

More Intelligent Tomorrow: The New Economy Will Require Empathy

Henry Ford famously said, “If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.” So how do you find novel approaches to solving old problems? More Intelligent Tomorrow host Dave Anderson sits down with Brian Solis to talk about interesting ways to get creative solutions to our long-standing challenges. Please listen to the full podcast here. Dave Anderson is a keynote speaker, tech evangelist, and podcast host with a refreshing perspective on marketing, analytics, and…

Top Futurist Keynote Speaker Brian Solis – The Future Happens to Us or Because of Us

Top Futurist Keynote Speaker Brian Solis – The Future Happens to Us or Because of Us

We’re living in a very disruptive time. Digital disruption is all around us. It’s happening to us and because of us. So my message today is really about a choice. You have a choice as to what role you want to play in the future of the digital economy. Do you want to shape it? Or do you want to be affected by it? It’s a matter of “adapt or die.” All of the disruptive technology that’s happening in the…

100 CX Thought Leaders That Are Changing The CX Game

100 CX Thought Leaders That Are Changing The CX Game

via Survey2Connect Customer Experience has become the top priority for brands and businesses all around the globe. It can be seen in the increased investment in customer experience and extra focus on providing impeccable customer experience alongside a great product. But at the heart of the amazing customer experience lies our customer experience heroes, who through their vision, bring the game-changing CX strategy. On World CX day, we bring to you a list of 100 CX leaders from all around…

How to Transform in a Time of Uncertainty; The Path to Personal and Professional ROI (Return on Innovation)

How to Transform in a Time of Uncertainty; The Path to Personal and Professional ROI (Return on Innovation)

The following was written as a prelude to a keynote presentation for a global company undergoing massive transformation. May it also inspire you in your work to bring about meaningful change… Change isn’t easy. This is why “business as usual” constistently becomes the status quo. Unless we decide to move in a new direction, nothing really changes. No matter our experience and beliefs, no matter how many new things we surround ourselves with, we aren’t really moving in a new…

Speaking To and Through People You Hope to Inspire: Analog-to-Digital Street Flyers That Hit Different

Speaking To and Through People You Hope to Inspire: Analog-to-Digital Street Flyers That Hit Different

This is the week of SXSW 2021. Even though it’s a virtual event this year, it is still a special community bound by the spirit of entrepreneurship, creativity, ideation, friendship, and tacos (+ BBQ, queso, pedicabs, and late nights!) Since this is a very special week, I wanted to share a story with you that I don’t think I’ve ever talked about. Every year, going back to, 2007 I think, JESS3 and I would legally (on plastic coverings) post creative…

Top Futurist Speaker, Brian Solis Can Help Your Audience Win the Innovation Game

Top Futurist Speaker, Brian Solis Can Help Your Audience Win the Innovation Game

We live in an era of what leading digital anthropologist, futurist and best-selling author Brian Solis coined as #DigitalDarwinism. These are disruptive times and they challenge everyone…leaders and executives, employees, customers, and partners…the list goes on. Brian has dedicated his career to understanding digital disruption, predicting trends and helping leaders shape the future they want to see. As a world-renowned keynote speaker, Brian also has a unique gift of humanizing digital trends to make transformation and innovation meaningful and even inspiring. He’s…

In the Future of Work, Technology is Both a Problem and Solution

In the Future of Work, Technology is Both a Problem and Solution

As a digital analyst and anthropologist, I’ve studied over the last 20 years, the evolution of disruptive technology and its effect on business philosophies and models. At the same time, I’ve also studied disruptive technology’s impact on society and human behavior. If I had to share just one thing I’ve learned along the way, it’s that markets are splintering into two notable camps: 1) traditional and 2) hyper-connected aka Generation-C (connected). While this may at first glance seem either obvious…

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