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Raffler's Disruption of the Lottery

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 02.12.2017 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

Anyone who knows me, knows that I'm not a fan of gambling. My theory has always been that we should work hard to earn our money and then spend it, inv...

How Cities Leaders Can Overcome Disruption

Sergio Fernandez de cordova | Posted 02.10.2017 | Technology
Sergio Fernandez de cordova

Disruption is 1.0...Collaboration is 2.0...Partnerships are 3.0 Urban transformation is complex and comes in different phases--with the advent of new ...

#FredinChina: Is Didi to blame for a disruptive ride-hailing market?

Fred Raillard | Posted 01.31.2017 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, Creative CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer with Farid Mokart of FRED & FARID, an independent creative boutique network bas...

Reframing Our Perspectives About Change and the Future

Randy Pennington | Posted 01.10.2017 | Business
Randy Pennington

Humans have a tendency to believe that their initial experience with a situation is the first time that it has occurred. The reality is that virtually...

Entrepreneurs - A Whole Different Breed from Intrepreneurs

Soren Petersen | Posted 01.10.2017 | Business
Soren Petersen

Leading corporations know that "business as usual" is a deathtrap. Working a responsible sustainable business in a Red Ocean, where a product position...

The Signs of Impending Extinction

Randy Pennington | Posted 01.08.2017 | Business
Randy Pennington

Building a business that lasts is the exception rather than the rule. Fifty percent of start-ups fail within the first five years. That number drops t...

Between walls and bridges: diplomacy in a new century - An interview with Lord Peter Ricketts

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 12.23.2016 | Politics
St. Gallen Symposium

By Grégoire ROOS, member of the St. Gallen Symposium's global Leaders of Tomorrow Community A freshly retired British diplomat, Lord Ricketts joined...

Five Marketing Trends to Watch in 2017

Christine Fruechte | Posted 12.22.2016 | Business
Christine Fruechte

As the year winds down, I find myself reflecting on the past year and trying to sort through what's to come. However, one thing is very clear, disrupt...

7 Essential Strategies for Startup Sustainability

Peter Sheahan | Posted 12.21.2016 | Business
Peter Sheahan

Creating a startup can be a wild ride, rocketing from the thrill of launch to crash-and-burn in a matter of months. A few decades ago, Fortune 500 com...

Nuqat's "The 7th Sense: Powering the Creative Economy"

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 12.01.2016 | Arts
Magda Abu-Fadil

Mention art, culture, and creativity and you've got Kuwait-based Nuqat's seventh conference boosting innovation, promoting entrepreneurship, uncoverin...

Dominic Barton on Disruption and Leadership

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 11.25.2016 | Business
St. Gallen Symposium

By Dennis ZHU, member of the St. Gallen Symposium's global community Probably few people on this planet are in a better position than Mr. Barton to t...

Nothing Changes Until You Tell Yourself the Truth

Randy Pennington | Posted 11.14.2016 | Business
Randy Pennington

Depending on your preferred quote, the truth will make you miserable, make you mad, and set you free ... but not until it is finished with you. I ta...

How Diversity And Inclusion Relate To Brexit And Trump's Win

Sylvana Storey | Posted 11.14.2016 | Business
Sylvana Storey

Now the White Male has acted and indeed his voice has not only been heard loud and clear but his actions have unequivocally shown to us that he feels that he is being left behind.

History's "Bad Girls" Show You Don't Always Have to Follow the Rules

Skirting the Rules | Posted 10.05.2016 | Women
Skirting the Rules

As a student, bestselling author and illustrator, Ann Shen struggled to fit into the notion of what her peers and teachers considered successful com...

3 Tips to Minimize Disruptions and Work More Effectively in Different Work Settings

John Rampton | Posted 09.29.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Since I am fortunate enough to work in different settings as a freelancer, there are certain places where I am more productive than others. At times, ...

The Five Secrets of Leaders Who Matter

Peter Sheahan | Posted 09.12.2016 | Business
Peter Sheahan

The lifespan of most S&P 500 companies has shrunk from an average of 50 years to a mere fifteen. In today's volatile, high-velocity marketplace, what ...

The dilemma of disruption

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 08.23.2016 | Impact
St. Gallen Symposium

By Dominic Baumann When Apple launched the iTunes software 15 years ago, the company knew what its consumers wanted, long before the latter realise...

6 Choices to Flourish in the Future

Randy Pennington | Posted 08.09.2016 | Business
Randy Pennington

Change and disruption are everywhere. New technology creates new industries and disrupts established ones. Geopolitical strife is rampant. Trust in our institutions and the leaders who guide them is low. You don't know from where your competitor will emerge.

Placing the Past in Perspective for the Future

Randy Pennington | Posted 08.01.2016 | Business
Randy Pennington

It's an old joke: The past, present, and future walk into a bar. It was tense. Okay, it is also corny, but the role of the past in deciding the best course of action for the present and future is tricky.

The New Second Screen

Advertising Week | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Bart Kloosterboer The concept of “Second Screening” - using a second screen while watching television - gained traction afew years ago. It aff...

Disrupt Yourself -- And Take Your Career (And Your Company) To New Heights

Debra Walton | Posted 08.01.2016 | Business
Debra Walton

The current fintech explosion is aimed fairly and squarely at disrupting the financial sector, the industry where I have spent the majority of my care...

Exclusive Interview with Jay Samit, Consummate Dealmaker, World Expert on Disruption and Innovation

Mark C. Miller | Posted 07.18.2016 | Business
Mark C. Miller

Jay Samit has advised the Pope and the President Photo courtesy of Jay Samit Jay Alan Samit is a dynamic entrepreneur and intrepreneur who is widely ...

Beware The Disrupter With No Follow-Up Plan (A Post-Brexit Lesson)

Carla Seaquist | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics
Carla Seaquist

What do you call leaders who lead their nation off a cliff, then, surveying the wreckage, they cut and run? How about "unconscionable"?

Disrupted? Being Down Doesn't Mean You Are Out

Randy Pennington | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Randy Pennington

The best option for every business is to be continually focused on improving performance and enhancing the customer experience. Today, that means a constant investment in technology.

How Two Sisters are Disrupting the Ecommerce Space, Vintage Style

Sherry Gray | Posted 06.06.2016 | Business
Sherry Gray

It's Sunday night and I am considering one of my first online purchases of the week. A chalkboard wooden crate set. Doesn't seem like an unusual purch...