To Survive, Get Insanely Curious, Now!

“I was twelve or so. My dad asked what I wanted for my birthday. I said a subscription to Nature and Science. When it arrived, I was so frustrated. ‘This is science? I can’t understand a word of it!,’” she says with the joy of someone who eventually figured it out…. Read More»

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In 2 Minutes 18 Seconds… Spring Clean Your Life

No big sermon here. No best practices. No How To listicle. (A thought if you’re really jonesing for that, check out Top 20 Motivational Tips by Zen Habits, Eight Steps to Continuous Self-Motivation by LifeHack, or 10 Ways to Recharge Your Motivation by Marc and Angel.) Just a Request… Give yourself 2 minutes and 18 […] Read moreRead More»

Kill the Projects You Cherish Most

“You have to embrace how much things are changing. You have to learn to kill your baby,” says this disruptive hero. “That’s very hard because you’re emotionally attached to this thing that you’ve built. Yet it’s now something that’s being disintermediated. You may have built your livelihood on it. You may have defined yourself through […] Read moreRead More»

Audacity Matters

Today is a wild and crazy time! Whether you’re extremely proactive, or mainstream proactive like a typical mid-manager in a typical mid-sized company … to thrive and survive in a disruptive world, you’ve got to put yourself, your ideas and your beliefs out there. Not just occasionally. Continuously. Not Dickensian-style — “Please, sir, may I […] Read moreRead More»

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Disruptive Heroes Handbook: How It Began

Autumn 2020, Looking Back: It began in the fall of 2015. We hit critical mass.
We, the readers of, and contributors to, communities like Switch & Shift — communities dedicated to the human side of business. We, the heads of HR, Training and Development, as well all the 21st Century servant leaders. And we, the consultants who serve those leaders…. Read More»

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