So, you want to be a leader? Start getting a variety of experience.

Rather than worrying about running something, your time may be better spent seeking a variety of experiences.  Get out of your comfort zone and into the field to see what kinds of problems that people are facing and how they are solving them.  Look to see how people respond to stress and accept responsibility if they are wrong. The more … Read More

Creativity is the Next Economic Revolution

Big Think featured a piece entitled, “Why Creativity is the Next Economic Revolution.”  Here’s a description: Cartoon Network president Christina Miller, we must prepare for the creativity revolution. It’s an imperative both for individuals looking for their place in the new economy, and for companies creating products for new generations—digital natives who expect a seamless experience of digital products. That’s … Read More

Technological forces that will shape the future

Wired magazine editor Kevin Kelly has a new book:  The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future. “Technology is human’s accelerant,” says Kelly. We are moving in a state of continuous flux, with products becoming services and processes, and even nouns becoming verbs. “These forces are trajectories, not destinies. They offer no predictions of where we end … Read More