Satya Nadella on Digital Transformation (2018)

“With you, we seek to unlock the unimaginable, and to solve the impossible.” – Satya Nadella Satya Nadella shared his take on how Microsoft can enable digital transformation at Ignite: Satya Nadella at Ignite: “We collectively have the opportunity to lead in this transformation” Here is Satya’s mental model for framing how Microsoft is enabling…


How To Use Agile Results To Realize Your Full Potential

“I want to be thoroughly used up when I die.” — George Bernard Shaw Were you born for something more? Have you ever really tested and explored the outer limits of your full potential? Imagine if you could learn a new skill, or learn a new language, or even change careers?  Imagine if you had a…


Agile Results Refresher for 2017

I’ve put together a quick refresher on Agile Results for 2017: Agile Results Refresher for 2017 I tried to keep it simple and to the point, but at the same time, help new folks that don’t know what Agile Results is, really sink their teeth into it. For example, one important idea is that it’s…


Where to Look for Trends and Insights

“The best is yet to come.” It can be tough creating the future among the chaos. The key is to get a good handle on the real and durable trends that lie beneath the change and churn that’s all around you. But how do you get a good handle on the key disruptions, the key…


Consumer Trend Canvas

Consumer Trends are a key building block for innovation. Is you are stuck coming up with innovation opportunities, part of it is that you are missing sources of insight. And of the best sources of insight is actually consumer trends. One tool for helping you turn consumer trends into innovation opportunities is the Consumer Trend…


Trend Framework

It’s that time of year when I like to take the balcony view to figure out where the world is going, at least some of the key trends. I’ve long been a fan that while you can’t predict the future, you can take the long view and play out multiple future scenarios so you are…


Hack a Happy New Year!

“Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” — Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe It’s time to dig down, dig in, and dig deep to create a great year for yourself and others. I’m a fan of hacks for work and life. I find that hacking…


Freedom from the Inside Out

“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.” ― Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre A while back, I did an interview on how to build persona freedom from the inside out: J.D. Meier of Source of Insight Talks About Freedom Freedom can mean a lot…


25 Ways to Get Better Results

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to be really good at getting results, while others struggle? What are the true secrets of productivity that set one person apart from another, and help them achieve high performance? I’ve studied the challenge of personal productivity deeply to really understand the difference that makes the difference….


Reimagine Your Productivity at Getting

Imagine if you could master your motivation, your productivity, and your time management? It’s time to get your game on. I’ve completely revamped Getting ( to help you think, feel, and do your best in any situation. At Getting you can learn all about Agile Results.  It’s more than just a time management…