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How will humans change in the next 10,000 years?

Future evolution: from looks to brains and personality GUEST POST from Nicholas R. Longrich, University of Bath READER QUESTION: If humans don’t die out in a climate apocalypse or asteroid impact in the next 10,000 years, are we likely to … Continue reading

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Transformation Insights

“The most damaging phrase in the language is, ‘We’ve always done it this way!” ~ Grace Murray Hopper GUEST POST from Bruce Fairley Nearly a century ago in 1923, General Motors made an evolutionary leap in car design with the chemical … Continue reading

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Taking Personal Responsibility – Seeing Self as Cause

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack In our last two blogs on Taking Personal Responsibility, we stated that when people aren’t taking personal responsibility, they cannot be accountable, they will fail in their jobs, and their teams, and fail to grow … Continue reading

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You Must Be Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack It’s been a tough two and a half for everyone since the COVID-19 crisis began. Some of us have been hit very, very hard, by the impact of the pandemic exacerbated by the rate of … Continue reading

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Chance to Help Make Futurism and Foresight Accessible

I’ve been hard at work building all kinds of tools to help innovation, change, transformation and design thinking practitioners be more successful in their jobs. The number of human-centered tools in the Change Planning Toolkit v13 from the initial fifty … Continue reading

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Dare to Think Differently

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack As many of my colleagues are aware, I am at heart, a maverick, an unorthodox or independent-minded person. Who is curious and inquisitive, and finds change and challenging the status quo exciting, fascinating and stimulating. … Continue reading

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Developing 21st-Century Leader and Team Superpowers

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack According to McKinsey & Co, in a recent article The new roles of leaders in 21st-century organizations they say that the focus of leaders, in traditional organisations, is to maximize value for shareholders. To do this effectively, … Continue reading

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Don’t Stop Thinking About Tomorrow

GUEST POST from Robert B. Tucker Ten years ago, frigid temperatures in Texas caused rolling blackouts, and millions lost power. The state was warned to weatherize its power grid to prepare for more extreme weather but never got around to … Continue reading

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Creating 21st Century Transformational Learning

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack I was privileged to attend one of the first Theory U; Presencing Leadership for Profound Innovation and Change Workshops presented by the Sloane School of Management, in Boston in 2008. This means that I have … Continue reading

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Re-Skilling and Upskilling People & Teams

The pandemic has increased the pace of change in a digitally accelerated world, and at the same time, it is forcing organizations, leaders, and teams to become more purposeful, human, and customer-centric. Where managing both the future and the present simultaneously requires people to unlearn what … Continue reading

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