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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,…

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…

Brian Solis Quoted in Outside Online Piece About Judging People for Using Phones Outdoors

Brian Solis Quoted in Outside Online Piece About Judging People for Using Phones Outdoors

Solis is quoted several times in an article by Marissa Stephenson on Outside Online titled “Let’s Stop Judging People For Using Phones Outdoors.” Using personal experience about “tech shaming,” her premise is that we shouldn’t judge people for not being purists when it comes to running, camping or participating in outdoor activities. Incorporating podcasts, music or entertainment into those activities are a matter of personal preference and should not be judged. She quotes a 2014 study from the University of…

Personal Innovation During Times of Digital Disruption

Personal Innovation During Times of Digital Disruption

Note: For mobile users, please subscribe to my new feed here and unsubscribe from the old Feedburner feed. Ever have one of those conversations with someone you care about where you’re left feeling inspired and motivated? They’re rare occurrences in my life. I can count on one hand how many people I’m lucky to know who leave me feeling this way. One recent conversation was with Jim Marous, Publisher at The Financial Brand. If you’d like to listen to that conversation,…

The Beginning of the End of Likes: Instagram Expands Tests Removing Likes from Public View to U.S.

The Beginning of the End of Likes: Instagram Expands Tests Removing Likes from Public View to U.S.

Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri announced that the platform will start hiding “likes” for some U.S. users starting this week. This is an extension of a rolling test in seven countries around the world over the last several months. This is the moment that Mosseri shared the news. As you can hear from the audience reaction, it’s unclear how the market is going to react.https://twitter.com/WIRED/status/1192962986224128005 At face value, the move is commendable. Hiding likes is aimed at helping Instagram become “the…

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…

Lifescaling Your Brand: Brian Solis Offers 4 Solutions on CMO

Lifescaling Your Brand: Brian Solis Offers 4 Solutions on CMO

Sharing important research that helped him write his new book Lifescale: How to Live a More Creative, Productive and Happy Life, Brian Solis offers “4 Ways to ‘Lifescale’ Your Brand” in an insightful piece on the CMO platform. The piece is centered around ways to deliver value from the point of view of the customer’s experience. He found a few places to start in order to rise above the noise and make a positive impression on distracted customers. #1 is…

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…

#1 Global Fintech Podcast Breaking Banks Hosts Brian Solis

#1 Global Fintech Podcast Breaking Banks Hosts Brian Solis

Solis was interviewed on Finovate Podcasts’ “Breaking Banks” by guest host Brett King and co-host Dara Tarkowski about the concept and inception of his book “Lifescale,” which Solis called his eighth book overall but first “personal” book. He explains that after years of advising tech startups and shape the direction of that industry, he realized he was not immune to the powers of distraction or the addictive nature of “persuasive design” in the apps and services we use every day….

Video Of Brian Solis’ 2019 SXSW Speech Featured on a SXSW Piece on “How To Be The Best You”

Video Of Brian Solis’ 2019 SXSW Speech Featured on a SXSW Piece on “How To Be The Best You”

The YouTube video of Brian Solis’ speech at 2019 SXSW appears in a compilation article on the SXSW website by Nicole Cappabianca called “How To Be The Best You with Esther Perel, Brian Solis, Marie Kondo & More.” The write urges people to “watch through the videos below and learn how to level up and get inspired to become the best version of yourself. . . Whether it’s designing your life to ‘spark joy’, harnessing the power of telling personal…

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