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Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Hands-on Photos Leak

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Hands-on Photos Leak

Aston Martin Vulcan Super Car Revealed

Aston Martin Vulcan Super Car Revealed

Apple Watch gets 12-page Vogue Magazine Ad

Apple Watch gets 12-page Vogue Magazine Ad

Google DeepMind AI can learn how to Play 49 Classic Atari Games

Google DeepMind AI can learn how to Play 49 Classic Atari Games

Madonna falls off the Stage at BRIT Awards 2015

Madonna falls off the Stage at BRIT Awards 2015

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5 Strategies For Unearthing The Next Big Thing In Your Business

5 Strategies For Unearthing The Next Big Thing In Your Business Every leader is looking for the next big thing in their business. More than ever, leaders are looking for answers that represent minimal risk, optimal financial benefit and immediate marketplace impact. Unfortunately,...

May 26 2014, 9:20am CDT

Why Companies Fail To Engage Today's Workforce: The Overwhelmed Employee

Why Companies Fail To Engage Today's Workforce: The Overwhelmed Employee We just completed a major study of human capital trends around the world (Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends, 2500 organizations in 90 countries) and the message is clear:  companies are struggling to engage our...

Mar 15 2014, 4:11pm CDT

Richard Florida: Economic Trends All Entrepreneurs Should Follow

Richard Florida: Economic Trends All Entrepreneurs Should Follow Richard Florida wears many hats, including being an editor, professor, author and thought leader. He is currently a Senior Editor at The Atlantic and the author of the classic best-seller “The Rise of the Creative...

Feb 19 2014, 9:11pm CST

Technology: Training our Work Force to Keep Up and Adapt

Technology: Training our Work Force to Keep Up and Adapt There used to be a popular cartoon with a caption that said, “To err is human, to really foul things up requires a computer.”  Technology back then was very tightly engineered to do specific, rote operations and if...

Feb 7 2014, 11:10pm CST

How Creativity is Enhanced by Technology

How Creativity is Enhanced by Technology I recently wrote a post about how marketers will need to learn to rely less on judgment and intuition in the era of big data.  It’s a controversial subject, especially since many marketers pride themselves, in fact...

Jan 28 2014, 3:17am CST

Telecommuting Is The Future of Work

Telecommuting Is The Future of Work In many companies I work with, a certain percentage of employees work from home or are virtual employees – contractors or long-term freelancers. The percentage varies (ASTD, SHRM), from 30 to 45 percent, which seems...

Jan 12 2014, 7:56pm CST

Six Ways to Make Innovation A Reality

Six Ways to Make Innovation A Reality There is a fundamentally new class of individuals entering and circulating in the job market. They tend to be adaptable and mobile, East-Coast-educated but West Coast-bound, willing to take risks, technically...

Jan 10 2014, 4:01pm CST

The Executive's Famous Last Words

The Executive's Famous Last Words At Kotter Intetnational, Jimmy Leppert has the challenging job of encouraging executives to view leadership from a new perspective. This change in perspective can be critical to an executive’s future success. “My people...

Jan 9 2014, 5:16am CST

Innovation In Legacy Media Companies -- Not!

Innovation In Legacy Media Companies -- Not! I had dinner this week with a dear friend who is a Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist. One of the dinner guests is the former head of one of the nation’s leading newspaper’s digital division. When the guest asked me what...

Jan 8 2014, 5:11pm CST

Lessons From the CEO Of The First Ever MOOC

Lessons From the CEO Of The First Ever MOOC There has been much press for the massive open online courses or MOOCs, including in my series of interviews to date with Sebastian Thrun and Daphne Koller, CEOs of Udacity and Coursera respectively. If one is new to...

Dec 31 2013, 10:56am CST

7 Things You Should Expect From Your Leaders In 2014

7 Things You Should Expect From Your Leaders In 2014 Employees expect a lot from their leaders and when they don’t get what they expect they begin to lose trust and respect for their leader.   As the workplace continues to transition from a knowledge to a wisdom-based...

Dec 27 2013, 9:36am CST

How Business Users Compete With IT Teams (And How IT Can Win)

How Business Users Compete With IT Teams (And How IT Can Win) Successful companies know the importance of technology in business today. Nearly every aspect of those organizations has been automated in some form or fashion, from manufacturing to sales to customer service and beyond...

Dec 20 2013, 2:21pm CST