Change? Change. Change!

“If you do not change direc­tion”, said Lao Tzu, “you may end up where you are head­ing.” I’ve been think­ing about those ancient words of wis­dom for some time now. The rea­son is real­ly quite sim­ple. Nextsens­ing is about what needs to be next for peo­ple and...

Being Creative: The Only Way To Go

When did Noah build the ark? Before the rains start­ed. Then again (and I am not try­ing to become the­o­log­i­cal here), he had a stern and spe­cif­ic wake-up call that told him to start build­ing the ark. What has this to do with any­thing tied to you and...

Too Smart To Fail

In Europe these days, a lot of peo­ple are talk­ing about “too big to fail”. For exam­ple, Denmark’s biggest banks recent­ly asked the gov­ern­ment to tell them exact­ly how far it would go to bail them out of a finan­cial cri­sis, if one occurred. An...

Look For Next In The Creative Economy

Don’t miss the thought­ful post by Steve Den­ning on Forbes.com, the one in which he speaks of “Lead­er­ship In The Three-Speed Econ­o­my”. It’s one of the best snap­shots of “where we are” (in a glob­al sense) in terms of busi­ness, soci­ety and the world...

Talk About Driving Change!

When I was a young boy grow­ing up in Detroit, you bought a new car every year. If you worked at Gen­er­al Motors, you had to dri­ve their lat­est new mod­el. Same for Ford and Chrysler. It seemed that every fam­i­ly in one way or anoth­er worked for...

The New, Personal Publishing Revolution

Oxford Dic­tio­nar­ies tells me that the word and con­cept of a “mag­a­zine” goes way back: “The term orig­i­nal­ly meant ‘store’ and was often used from the mid 17th cen­tu­ry in the title of books pro­vid­ing infor­ma­tion use­ful to par­tic­u­lar groups of...

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