Are you feeling the change coming? More and more people are waking up to the idea that life can be about more than survival or ever more refined consumption. Recent events like the shock and surprise of Brexit, the upcoming elections in the US, the loss of trust in our leaders, the increasing income inequality […]
We are not victims of the future, but the ones called to create it… It is easy to abdicate responsibility for the future to a higher power — whether that is some imagined God, a numb force like fate or nature, or more recently the technology we are creating. It is easy to crumble in the face […]
We had a wonderful training with our new San Francisco Cohort. A diverse group with lots of wonderful insights, creating inspiring solutions for communities, farmers and for sophisticated consumers of the future in mere hours using our accelerated innovation process.
What used to seem stable has become increasingly volatile. While we have more data than ever we are more uncertain about the future than ever. In a planetary context, the world has become overwhelmingly complex. Overall, we are less clear about things than ever. So how do you lead in times of Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity […]
Why are some companies struggling with innovation while other thrive in an environment of rapid change and complex uncertainty? In our research and experience we found that — beyond clear purpose — organizational innovation capacity largely depends on cultural competencies and individual capacities. I have written before about frameworks for innovation and how ultimately Innovation starts with “i”: with the individual […]
Innovation leaders today don’t have an easy job. Tasked with bringing Innovation to their organization, they often face a variety of interpretations of innovation throughout the organization, a lack of comprehensive understanding of what innovation really entails, and what it requires to truly embed innovation in a way that it sustains itself. To equip innovation […]
A brief overview with highlights from our FUTURE-READY NOW! workshop in Bangalore, India on October 24. Wonderful participants and energy in the room. We are grateful for everyone who attended and made this workshop a success, including creating some tangible and actionable solutions. Video Team: Directed by Deepti Rao Camera – Deepti & Dhruva Sound […]
A number of our leaders are very interested in the overview effect, in how space travel can actually provide the context for changing our impact on the planet by changing our perspective. Both of our recently profiled leaders Ray Podder and Dr. Felix Hoch, as well as FRN member Sebastian Straube from Berlin are all […]
OVERVIEW For innovation to occur, individual transformation has to take place. The best innovation methodology will still fail if the people involved are not shifting to new ways of being and collaborating. We can learn things from books and articles online, but to really integrate new skills requires personal interaction in a safe space of vulnerability and […]
We had a wonderful inaugural event for FUTURE-READY NOW! in Los Angeles. The video below highlights some of the people, interactions and experiences.