Posts Tagged ‘business‘

10 Hyper Disruptive Business Models (Jo Caudron slideshare)

Here’s an interesting Slideshare presentation by TFA speaker and author Jo Caudron that guides you through ten business models of hyper disruptors that we found inspiring. We’ve analyzed tons of disruptive players when we were writing our book on Digital Transformation. We discovered 7 similarities and

Transformation in fast-forward (guest post by Tim Cole)

There can be no doubt: The future of business will be digital. The Internet has wrought fundamental change over the past twenty-odd years, but that is nothing compared with the upheaval yet to come in the next twenty plus. Networks and intelligent systems will cause

#HelloWorld15: Digital Transformation Driving Business Re-Invention

“Just like publishers are transcending the idea of selling content, digital transformation forces every leading incumbent to transcend the products and services that are certain to become a commodity,” said Leonhard. Read more about what Gerd had to say at #HelloWorld15 from Orange Business or

How Successful People Beat Stress – via Quartz

A big step in managing stress and anxiety involves stopping negative self-talk in its tracks. The more you ruminate on negative thoughts, the more power you give them. Most of our negative thoughts are just that—thoughts, not facts. Just a little reminder to help you

The Future of Business is here

If you’re looking for an exciting event focused on the future of business, you must get to The London Business School for their Global Leadership Summit on 23 June in London. Check out the programme for this impressive event and if you do attend, be

Does IoT mean mass unemployment?

“If we do this wrong, the technology providers could end up destroying hundreds of millions of jobs with products and services in the cloud, which makes these businesses indispensable and very rich,” says Gerd Leonhard, futurist, author and CEO of The Futures Agency. Automation and

4 Ways Improv Can Improve All Aspects of Your Life

I know this is a bit of a departure from your average post about business or the future, but it’s actually quite valid, so stay with me. If you’ve ever seen an improvisation skit, you may wonder how those principles could apply to your business.

Understand the Past To Create The Future

The drive to build another Silicon Valley may be doomed to fail, but that is not necessarily bad news for regional planners elsewhere. The high-tech economy is not a zero-sum game. The twenty-first century global technology economy is large and complex enough for multiple regions

The Fuzzy Math That Creates Unicorns – via Bloomberg

The numbers are sort of made-up. For the most mature startups, investors agree to grant higher valuations, which help the companies with recruitment and building credibility, in exchange for guarantees that they’ll get their money back first if the company goes public or sells. They can also