Last Year, I was invited to speak to 8th Graders at my Son's Middle School. He'd left the year before so the invitation came as a pleasant surprise. It was a Career Day event, and speakers were asked to come and share a little about ourselves, our careers, our journey so far and what role... Continue Reading →
Are some of the Worlds most popular Technology Brands becoming Platform Ecosystems? Looking through the image below, from HowMuch.net. It showcases the 100 most valuable brands in the world, according to Forbes. Notice how many of these brands are becoming Platform Ecosystems or relying on Platforms to evolve, grow and digitally transform.
This morning, I attended a Boost Leadership session with Rodney Bullard, from Chick-fil-A. Rodney leads Chick-fil-A’s community engagement, philanthropic and sustainability strategy as Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility for Chick-fil-A, Inc. and Executive Director of the Chick-fil-A Foundation. Here are 3 insightful points I picked up from the session. Followership facilitates Great Leadership A crucial element... Continue Reading →
Recently, I was given an opportunity to speak to some MBA students about the advent of Digital Transformation in Organizations. I’ve observed that many notable digital transformations occur hand-in-hand with business model transformations and are enabled by Platform Ecosystems, so I broadened the discussion. We had a great time discussing real life examples of companies... Continue Reading →
Here’s a great set of Info graphics from Domo – showing the amount of new data generated each minute through the World’s most popular platform ecosystems. Take a look at the YoY comparison – between the rate of data generated daily in 2018 and 2019.
It definitely pays to study the meeting habits of successful Business Leaders. In this piece, Justin Bariso from Inc. outlines a 3 rule method from Microsoft’s CEO – Satya Nadella, for running better meetings. Listen more.Talk less.Be decisive when the time comes. Listen more. When you listen, you learn. Listening skills are invaluable for anyone running... Continue Reading →
Following up on my first post about Ian Cron’s book – The Road Back to You in which he shares interesting insights on Self Discovery. When we being to appreciate the differences in others – we’re less likely to take misunderstandings or conflicts, personally. We start to call forward the best in others, assume positive... Continue Reading →