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A Timely Conversation About Digital Lifestyles 🤳, the Future of Work 🤖 and the Importance of Creativity 🎨 with Vala Afshar and Ray Wang

A Timely Conversation About Digital Lifestyles 🤳, the Future of Work 🤖 and the Importance of Creativity 🎨 with Vala Afshar and Ray Wang

I’ve long admired Vala Afshar and Ray Wang. I mean, who doesn’t? They’re each, in their own right, the voice of the future when it comes to all things enterprise, customers, employees and “future of…” That’s why when they asked if I would join them to talk about technology’s impact on creativity and productivity and how its affecting professional and personal lives, I said, “YES!” In this short episode (<10 minutes), we talk about the effects of digital distractions in…

Tubefilter: Brian Solis Wants To Rescale Your Life To Thrive In A Digital Age

Tubefilter: Brian Solis Wants To Rescale Your Life To Thrive In A Digital Age

Tubefilter, the most trusted and widely read source for online video news, analysis, and events, caught up with Solis after he spoke at The Open Influence Summit to learn more about Lifescale and his new direction. Explaining how far social media has strayed from its original intent, Solis relays how a dozen years ago, he wrote a white paper for the Department of Defense about the potential to use social media to get more people involved in voting. What’s happened…

Digital Detox is not the Long-Term Answer to the Effects of Digital Distractions and Addiction

Digital Detox is not the Long-Term Answer to the Effects of Digital Distractions and Addiction

I’ve known Monty Hamilton for the better part of 10 years. He was the architect of one of my favorite conferences, The Australian Digital Summit in Sydney and Melbourne. He also currently advises and hosts the incredible Pivot conference in Geelong. I’ve had the privilege of keynoting both. After not seeing Monty for quite some time, I was lucky enough to catch up with him on a couple of back-to-back occasions in 2019…SXSW in Austin and twice in Silicon Valley…

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…

IRL > URL: How to Break Free from Digital Distractions and Start Truly Living Your Best Life Now

IRL > URL: How to Break Free from Digital Distractions and Start Truly Living Your Best Life Now

I’ve had fun over the years working with the Nextiva team. I got to do it again and this time in a really interesting format…part webcast, part dialog, all fun! Then, when all was said and done, they surprised me by packaging everything into a one-stop-shop for taking the first step toward Lifescaling! Thank you Nextiva! — We recently hosted author and speaker Brian Solis on Nextiva’s Crowdcast. Brian is also the author of Lifescale: How to Live a More…

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…

Brian Solis Featured on VentureBeat Live – Making Content Moderation Good For Business

Brian Solis Featured on VentureBeat Live – Making Content Moderation Good For Business

Brian Solis recently appeared on VB Live to discuss the challenges of content moderation for online platforms. In a preview of the webinar, Solis told VentureBeat, “It’s becoming increasingly clear that user generated content on social platforms is open to all kinds of abuse, like livestreamed violence, cyberbullying, and toxic user behavior. Companies need to start asking themselves how to balance the benefits of engaging users on social platforms.” Solis continues, “This is a problem of human interaction and behavior,…

Small Business Trends Interviews Brian Solis: We’re Making Life Changing Decisions Based on Our Digital Personas And Don’t Even Know It

Small Business Trends Interviews Brian Solis: We’re Making Life Changing Decisions Based on Our Digital Personas And Don’t Even Know It

4/26/19 – In an in-depth interview with Brent Leary of Small Business Trends, Solis discusses his new book Lifescale and the personal reasons that led him to write it. With regard to the cumulative effects of digital distractions over time, Solis says, “it’s not just your body and your brain. It also changes your center of reference. It changes your presence, it changes your relationships, it changes your friendships. We get so busy and so distracted that we don’t even…

MyCustomer.com podcast with Brian Solis: How to deliver CX in the age of digital distraction

MyCustomer.com podcast with Brian Solis: How to deliver CX in the age of digital distraction

Chris Ward, editor of MyCustomer.com, the leading destination for guidance on engaging and serving customers across their entire journey, talks to Brian Solis about: – The negative effect digital distractions are having on society – The role businesses play in creating experiences that are designed to distract – Some of the positive changes both business and human beings can put in place to avoid the curse of digital distraction. Listen to the podcast here: https://www.mycustomer.com/content/brian-solis-how-to-deliver-cx-in-the-age-of-digital-distraction  

Brian Solis To Discuss LifeScaleU On Reddit’s Ask Me Anything May 2nd, 2019

Brian Solis To Discuss LifeScaleU On Reddit’s Ask Me Anything May 2nd, 2019

Brian is returning to host Reddit’s Ask Me Anything for the first time since 2013 with his brand new book Lifescale. Ask Me Anything is an extraordinarily popular interview program where, as the name implies, the Reddit audience can ask any question to the guest. The /r/IAmA/ subreddit has over 18 million subscribers and past guests have included luminaries ranging from President Obama to Bill Gates to Snoop Dogg. “The opportunity to interact directly with the Reddit audience is always…

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