My last piece on Brexit and the Inevitability of Planetary Evolution ended by saying that our future is in your hands. So here a bit more on why I think you are the one the world has been waiting for… We are not victims of the future, but the ones called to create it… It is easy to abdicate responsibility… Read more →
Yesterday, the British people decided to leave the European Union. The campaigns prior to the decision were fierce and deeply emotional. I wouldn’t pretend to know whether the decision made was “right” or “wrong”, “good” or “bad”, and generally believe that binary thinking like that belongs in the realm of emotions, not in rational discourse. “Like”/”Not like”, toward pleasure or… Read more →
I was recently invited to speak on the Future of Healthcare at Brightidea’s Birds of a Feather event. Below the video from that talk.
From the Interview: “Recently, I was blessed with the opportunity to hear Philip speak at a conference I attended on Innovation in Health Care. I was immediately captivated by his presentation, as he told the story of his journey, from an extremely intelligent and energetic child to a constantly soul-searching and highly self-aware teacher of others. His take on innovations… Read more →
What used to seem stable has become increasingly volatile. While we have more data than ever we are more uncertain about the future than ever. In a planetary context, the world has become overwhelmingly complex. Overall, we are less clear about things than ever. So how do you lead in times of Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity? The military coined… Read more →
Overcome 3 Kinds of Resistance to Change Few things are more frustrating than leading innovation and encountering resistance to change in your team or departments connected to your initiative. You are here to move things forward, and instead of others seeing the promise of the future and joining you excitedly to create the next iteration of your company, you face lack… Read more →
Why are some companies struggling with innovation while other thrive in an environment of rapid change and complex uncertainty? In our research and experience we found that — beyond clear purpose — organizational innovation capacity largely depends on cultural competencies and individual capacities. I have written before about frameworks for innovation and how ultimately Innovation starts with “i”: with the individual and their readiness to embrace… Read more →
There is a saying that if you want something done, give it to a busy person. There is also a saying that if you want to get something done well, give it to a lazy person. Both have their merit. We have become more busy. We keep ourselves more busy. Instead of having managed to free ourselves from wage slaving,… Read more →
A lovely short video my friends from Riazo in Bangalore made after my visit there last year.
Film Editing by Abhishek Maji for RIAZO Production & Curation Co.
Innovation leaders today don’t have an easy job. Tasked with bringing Innovation to their organization, they often face a variety of interpretations of innovation throughout the organization, a lack of comprehensive understanding of what innovation really entails, and what it requires to truly embed innovation in a way that it sustains itself. To equip innovation leaders with tools for communicating… Read more →