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Jennifer Sertl
Jennifer Sertl is a business strategist who combines neuroscience and existential philosophy to foster better decisions, systems thinking and scenario planning. She is the President of Agility3R and co-author of Strategy, Leadership and the Soul.

Entries by Jennifer Sertl

Social Innovation Summit 2014: The Power of Peer Impact

(0) Comments | Posted June 4, 2014 | 5:40 PM

Exactly a year ago United Nation's Assistant Secretary-General Robert C. Orr declared, "We will innovate, then we will renovate." At Social Innovation Summit 2014, renovation indeed was in full swing. There was a tinge of nostalgia letting go of General Assembly Hall giving life to a metaphor as the UN...

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Ode to the Traveler and Why Terroir Is My Favorite Word

(2) Comments | Posted July 3, 2013 | 12:18 PM


A few years ago at a wine party I learned that in the U.S. we name our wine after a location whereas in France they name the wines after the territory including the rainfail, other vegetation in essence the sum of the effects that...

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Social Innovation Summit 2013: To Read, To Connect, To Affirm

(0) Comments | Posted June 10, 2013 | 4:40 PM

(Robert Orr opening Social Innovation Summit May 30, 2013 in General Assembly Hall, UN Building, New York City, Photo Courtesy of Jeffrey Holmes)

Recently I attended Social Innovation Summit 2013 that took place at the United Nations. The...

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Impact Is Not an Option

(4) Comments | Posted May 22, 2013 | 4:17 PM

We are all on a global stage and our impact is being measured. We now have Klout, Kred and TrustCloud! as predominant platforms just beginning to measure your impact. While these are still in development and are incomplete in what they measure -- a conversation has begun about how a...

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Familiarity Can Be Dangerous

(0) Comments | Posted May 15, 2013 | 7:06 PM

I remember when Thomas Friedman's The World is Flat came out in 2005. Like a lightening bolt the work hit me and caused me to change my entire business model. What hit me so strong was the motto that Thomas Friedman shared was on the wall in a Chinese manufacturing...

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Integrating Art & Science ~ Lessons From My Childhood

(1) Comments | Posted May 8, 2013 | 12:51 PM

(Photo taken in 1976 during a trip to Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area, Colorado. I was 7 years old)

The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong in the broken places ~ Ernest Hemingway

I am a reconciliation of spirits. My...

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