This is my keynote presentation at the Electricities Connections Summit held in February 2020 in Raleigh NC. Most organizations are underutilizing their most valuable asset in ways that are virtually incalculable. I share insights on Millennials and Generation Z and the opportunities for all organizations.
The pace of change makes it impossible for the old hierarchical approach to leadership to succeed in the future. This video explains why and gives insights into how to make changes to improve your future success
We are developing a series of videos on the importance of organizations making the cultural and operational transition to embracing agility. Our view is agility is the critical competitive advantage needed for sustained success. You can find the links to all of the series here.
What are the best strategies for Michigan to leverage its unique capabilities to capitalize on the dramatic disruption related to the technological change of the 4th Industrial Revolution? CFP colleagues, David Pistrui, Ph.D. and Darrell Kleinke, Ph.D., collaborated with Automation Alley, The Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the World Economic Forum to take a deep dive into the opportunities for Michigan. Continue reading →
Last night Sears filed for Chapter XI bankruptcy. Started in 1886 by Richard Sears as R.W. Sears Watch Company, it transformed retailing. Sears developed an innovative distribution delivery system and mail order catalog that offered virtually any product, to anyone, anywhere in the United States. They accomplished this feat by leveraging the US Postal Service’s Rural Free Delivery program that connected the most remote parts of the US. Sears recognized the opportunity to re-imagine retailing as a national versus a local business. In many ways, they started out like the Amazon of its day and then followed with retail stores across the country to become the Walmart as well. Continue reading →
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