THE DISRUPTORS' BLOG

Don’t Call It A Comeback! Lessons From LL Cool J on Disrupting Yourself

By Shawn Nason | November 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Don’t Call It A Comeback! Lessons From LL Cool J on Disrupting Yourself

As the Vulture described, “With massive hits across multiple decades, no one has been as good—or at least as relevant—over as long of a period as LL Cool J.”

How does LL Cool J stay on top of his performing game? Here are the top tips from the G.O.A.T. himself.

Have We Lost Our Curiosity? Here’s How To Find It

By Shawn Nason | November 3, 2020 | Comments Off on Have We Lost Our Curiosity? Here’s How To Find It

With consumer behavior and expectations shifting, curiosity is more important than ever. How do we position our minds to maintain curiosity?

Seven myths that might be killing your innovation dream

By Shilpi Kumar | November 3, 2020 |

  Here are a few stats to put things into perspective. Based on a KPMG study conducted in 2019, 70% (an increase from 50% in 2018) of the CEOs in India believe that they need to improve their innovation processes over the next three years. Four in five CEOs in India want their employees to…

The Prospectives For Bitcoin Adoption Within The Next 5 Years

By MarryAnn Callahan | November 2, 2020 |

A close look at the bitcoin market reveals just how much cryptocurrencies have grown. Today, the value of cryptocurrencies has hit almost $0.3 trillion, and bitcoin is now the 7th largest currency in circulation globally. This is phenomenal considering that cryptocurrencies are barely a decade old.  This astronomical growth of cryptocurrencies begs the question. Just…

A rapid pace of innovation is a source of competitive advantage

Pace of Innovation – The Ultimate Competitive Advantage

By Jesse Nieminen | November 2, 2020 |

When we think of a business having a competitive advantage, we still tend to think of traditional economic moats such as a low-cost structure, economies of scale, or perhaps a more intangible moat like a strong brand. While all of these are still extremely desirable assets, they no longer guarantee a sustainable competitive advantage for most companies.…

Mainstream Payment Systems Adopt Cryptocurrencies: Will We See a New Retail Economy?

By Julia Beyers | October 29, 2020 |

For over a decade, Bitcoin has been seen as a nuisance at best and a hindrance at worst. Financial incumbents, including national banks, investment funds, and industry experts, have never considered cryptocurrency a viable replacement for fiat money. However, as more people are looking for ways to buy Bitcoin, pay the bills in cryptocurrency, or…

What the Roomba Teaches Us About Pushing Through Fear of Failure

By Shawn Nason | October 27, 2020 | Comments Off on What the Roomba Teaches Us About Pushing Through Fear of Failure

Like all robots, a Roomba does its job with no sense of success or failure outside of completing its mission. How could we be like the Roomba?

Responding to future challenges by cultivating mental toughness

By Janet Sernack | October 23, 2020 |

In our blog “Leading and Managing Transitional Change” we described how leaders could help their people to transition through the fears and challenges they are experiencing as a result of the disruptive COVID-19 pandemic, by cultivating their mental toughness. This involves being willing to help them expose, confront, and overcome any previously unconscious biases and resistant demons. As…

Turn On, Tune In, Try Out: Three Ways Music Inspires Ingenuity

By Shawn Nason | October 20, 2020 | Comments Off on Turn On, Tune In, Try Out: Three Ways Music Inspires Ingenuity

We have a problem. Are we loyal?

By Francesco Pagano | October 19, 2020 |

Let’s start all conversations about loyalty by defining the basics and understanding what kind of loyalty we are talking about. Nope, we are not talking about true love, or Brand evangelism, which is absolutely rare. Assume you are not apple, with fans waiting long hours in front of your store to get their new phone,…

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