digital distraction poem

A holiday-timed poem on digital distraction that’s perfect for busy B2B professionals

The author helps produce and facilitate all manner of conferences and events for business professionals, and occasionally ends them with an original poem. The following is an example.  Some say embrace the digital disruption I fear it’s more like digital corruption What’s happened to my span of attention? Not to mention my powers of retention […]

Accenture New Applied Now

Accenture commercial shows just how topsy-turvy disruption can make you feel

If you’re at all susceptible to nausea, dizziness or vertigo, watching a new marketing clip from consulting giant Accenture may require considerable stamina. Then again, so does surviving disruption in many established industries. The 30-second spot, which has so far only aired online, follows a female business leader through a fairly ordinary walk through a […]

B2B marketing jargon

‘Disruption’ tops the list of jargon B2B marketers say hurts a company’s credibility

It may be pervasive among among industry analysts, keynote speakers and best-selling business book authors, but 32 per cent B2B marketers say the use of jargon like “disruption” could make them question or doubt a vendor. The survey of approximately 1,000 U.S. B2B marketers, which was conducted by Propeller Insights for San Francisco-based tech PR […]

Hitachi Vantara Avant Rakuten Kobo

Hitachi Vantara, Rakuten Kobo and Avant dispense some wisdom on surviving disruption

When technological disruption puts you at risk of going out of business, the solution for companies like Hitachi Vantara, Rakuten Kobo and Avant is surprisingly similar: reposition yourselves as brand-new businesses. In a panel discussion at the Toronto Global Forum this week, both large enterprise firms and emerging startups suggested that despite the hype, disruption […]

creative entrepreneurs

3 Tips to unleash the creative entrepreneurs in your community

If you are wondering how to take on the challenges of a shifting global economy, investing in creative industries entrepreneurs tackles economic, civic, and social challenges and is found in every community in every corner of the globe. From Boston to Bangladesh, creative entrepreneurs are building companies at the cutting edge of digital fabrication, augmented […]

disruption

Reinvention: Accelerating Results in the Age of Disruption

Reinvention Defined We define Reinvention as: “Quantum Individual and Organizational Change Accelerated” For you and your organization to be successful, you must have the ability to change, pivot, and morph faster than the speed of the ever-changing external environment you operate within. And you must have the ability to accelerate the results that matter most […]

breakthrough brands

Interbrand Breakthrough Brands: Recognizing Next-Generation, Disruptive Brands

Interbrand announced its second annual Interbrand Breakthrough Brands report in partnership with New York Stock Exchange (NYSE),Ready Set Rocket, and Facebook this week. The 2017 report recognizes 40 next-generation, disruptive brands that define progress and the potential to grow. The report complements Interbrand’s annual Best Global Brands report, now entering its 18th year, by putting a spotlight on emerging brands—those that […]