When you change your perspective of time and see it as non-linear, it helps you realise that a step backwards is a natural part of renewal. When you perceive time as non-linear, it enables you to reinvent, renew and regenerate safely in the knowledge that your old bloom and your new bud co-exist, each supporting your magnificent present.
Posted 3 months ago Tagged Aidan McCullen Corporate Culture Innovation Leadership Strategy
The beginning of a new career is the end of an old one. For anyone struggling with change, remember that Winter always precedes Spring.
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An organisation must address people and processes, mental models and business models, what they do and how their people think. Forcing mechanical change is a fool’s errand. There is always a struggle in any change process, but struggle is a precursor to growth.
Posted 3 months ago Tagged Aidan McCullen Birds and Leadership Business Corporate Culture Dee Hock Disruption Leadership Transformation V-Form Leadership and Mentorship
Just as we can learn functional principles like air flight from birds, we can also learn soft skills like leadership and teamwork.
Posted 4 months ago Tagged Aidan McCullen Artificial Intelligence Barry O'Sullivan Privacy Disruption ICLU Innovation Panopticon States Surveillance FRT Surveillance
We are seeing a global gradual introduction of surveillance in schools. This means children will become accustomed to such surveillance. We need to be wary of the water we jump into to avoid the fate of the boiling frog..
Posted 4 months ago Tagged Brain hacking Brain interface hacking Cybercrime Cybersecurity Innovation Starlink hacking
You may have heard that hackers succeeded in hacking Elon Musk’s Starlink internet satellite network using a $25 homemade device. Security researchers have revealed how hardware vulnerabilities allow attackers to access the Starlink system and run custom code on the devices. Starlink (a division of Musk’s SpaceX) encourages hackers to attack its system to uncover security vulnerabilities by offering a bug bounty. We can be sure that Musk and co. Companies employ some of the best engineers on the planet to work in Tesla, Space X, Starlink and Neuralink. The fact that they were hacked so easily should worry us.
Posted 4 months ago Tagged Bank of Future Business Disruption Fintech Innovation Leadership Transformation
Many of the earth’s most enduring organisms from ants to bees encourage specialisation. Likewise, the successful bank of the future will incorporate composite specialists into their superorganism rather than trying to compete on all levels. This approach will not only optimise survival for legacy organisations but will create an ecosystem that caters to changing customer demands. This combination of specialism and diversity applies not to only the most successful organisms, but also to the most successful organisations.
Posted 4 months ago Tagged Aidan McCullen Aidan McCullen Undisruptable Corporate Culture Innovation Leadership Rita McGrath Seidenberg Strategy The Coconut Trap Letting Go Transformation Verizon
This week’s #thursdaythought is about letting go of assets before they have run their course. It is inspired by the latest episode of The Innovation Show with the author of “Quit” by Annie Duke. Serendipitously it is also influenced by Rita McGrath, who joined us in person this week in Dublin.
Posted 5 months ago Tagged Aidan McCullen Aidan McCullen Innovation Aidan McCullen Podcast Business Models Clinging to Business Models Mental Models Mental Models Quitting Annie Duke
Like the monkey holding the fruit, many of us cling to the past with clenched fists. We clutch to painful memories, we hold grudges, and we harbour what-ifs. We defend successes, mental models and the personas we have worked hard to develop. When we dwell on the past, we use up valuable energy that we could use to create our future.
Posted 5 months ago Tagged Aidan McCullen Business Corporate Culture Disruption Entrepreneurship Innovation Leadership Stealing From The Future: Decaffeinate Your Strategy Strategy Transformation
Stealing From The Future: Decaffeinate Your Strategy. Business Leaders steal from their future the same way coffee robs from our sleep.