I am very much looking forward to speaking at the Family Office Forum in Singapore, on December 5-6. This exclusive gathering of the world’s most influential family businesses is organized by Tobias Prestel and his team, who are the global leaders in hosting bespoke Family Office events.
The highly anticipated follow-up to the Global bestseller Blue Ocean Strategy has hit the market, under the title Blue Ocean Shift. The book, which is already toping the charts, describes the step by step process of creating cultural shifts in organizations in order to move them from market competing to market creating.
I am pleased to have been asked to design the first Arab Innovation Forum in Dubai next February. This high level, 3-day event will have key regional business and government leaders in attendance. We are currently in the process of selecting the lineup of global speakers to invite for each of the six innovation topics (Healthcare, Financial Services, Government Services, Technology, Transportation, and Energy/Utilities).
Image your worst nightmare coming true: You wake up one morning and you can’t immediately locate your smartphone. How could you possibly get anything done? How could you possibly survive such a calamity?
Wabi-sabi is the Japanese worldview based on Buddhist teachings, centered on the acceptance of continuous imperfection and transience. It is a highly applicable concept in business as well: You should always consider your market offering to be imperfect, and seek to continuously refresh your customers’ experience. That in turn, will create an ongoing emotional attachment to your brand, and insure your enduring relevance.