innovative companies

4 Examples Of Innovative Companies That Work And 1 Example That Doesn’t (Part I)

November 10, 2020

4 Examples Of Innovative Companies That Work And 1 Example That Doesn’t (Part I) As I start to wrap up the research phase of my book writing process, I want to give practical examples of some theoretical concepts I have been sharing. I have mentioned many times the idea of a “human CEO.” In this…

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Joseph Schumpeter: Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy (Part II)

November 2, 2020

Joseph Schumpeter: Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy (Part II) See Part I here. “Capitalist economy is not and cannot be stationary,” posited Joseph Schumpeter. Capitalism is an evolutionary process, and the system is revolutionized from within through the constant introduction of new methods of production, new commodities, or new commercial opportunities. The desire to produce new…

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capitalism vs socialism

Joseph Schumpeter: Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy (Part I)

October 31, 2020

Joseph Schumpeter: Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy (Part I) I based my dissertation’s theoretical framework on Joseph Schumpeter’s seminal theory of economic development, which states that innovation is the stimulus for economic development and capital accumulation. Schumpeter was a German economist who introduced the early concepts of innovation and innovation-performance relationships. Schumpeter claimed that without economic…

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Innovative companies

How To Create New Jobs And Build Thriving Innovative Communities?

October 29, 2020

How To Create New Jobs And Build Thriving Innovative Communities? Creating new jobs is always an important topic, but more so today than in the recent past, given the high unemployment rate resulting from COVID-19. Martin Babinec’s book More Good Jobs: An Entrepreneur’s Action Plan to Create Change in Your Community could not have come…

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What Is The New Approach To Leadership?

October 27, 2020

What Is The New Approach To Leadership? With so much changing around us, it is not surprising that leadership should change as well. Even before the pandemic, Heather McGowan and Chris Shipley suggested that “new times call for a new approach to leadership” in their book The Adaptation Advantage: Let Go, Learn Fast, and Thrive…

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Adaptive teams

Why Adaptive Teams Are Important For Future Success?

October 25, 2020

Why Adaptive Teams Are Important For Future Success? In their book The Adaptation Advantage: Let Go, Learn Fast, and Thrive in the Future of Work, Heather McGowan and Chris Shipley argue that adaptability is one of the most critical skills to have in the future. While adaptability is often associated with individuals, it is also…

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scalable learning

How To Foster Learning And Adaptability?

October 23, 2020

How To Foster Learning And Adaptability? In this post, I mentioned the skills individuals would need to master to adapt to the future of work. However, in their book, The Adaptation Advantage: Let Go, Learn Fast, and Thrive in the Future of Work, Heather McGowan and Chris Shipley argue that mastering those skills is not…

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How To Thrive In The Future Of Your Work?

October 20, 2020

How To Thrive In The Future Of Your Work? I am continuing to explore ideas in Heather McGowan and Chris Shipley’s book The Adaptation Advantage: Let Go, Learn Fast, and Thrive in the Future of Work. One of the key messages in the book is that to navigate the future of work, we need to…

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How Will New Technology Augment Human Capabilities?

October 18, 2020

How Will New Technology Augment Human Capabilities? Many people are afraid of the changes technology will bring. However, they often forget that we have been adapting to technological changes all our lives. By adopting new technologies, we have been augmenting our capabilities even if we did not realize it at the time. The most obvious…

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Fourth Industrial Revolution

What Skills Will Be In Demand In The 4th Industrial Revolution?

October 16, 2020

What Skills Will Be In Demand In The 4th Industrial Revolution? We are at the beginning of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. But how did we get here? Heather McGowan and Chris Shipley, in their book The Adaptation Advantage: Let Go, Learn Fast, and Thrive in the Future of Work, take a look at that, starting…

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