Looking back at historical moments can provide important lessons for leadership and strategy. Even if we go as far back as the late 1990’s, the stone age of the current digital revolution.
There is certainly no shortage of conversation surrounding Uber. But one recent article in Forbes Magazine grabbed my attention in particular – as it highlighted the way Uber’s strategy is so well aligned with the Slingshot Framework.
In the wake of the opening presentation I gave at the December ReForum Conference in Moscow, the Russian Harvard Business Review published an interview with me just before the year’s end.
I am very pleased to announce the launch of The Slingshot Awards - the world's first crowd-sourced awards for social transformation. The awards represent a new approach to drive social advancement, has the involvement of a prominent group of global thought-leaders, and is already generating strong media & corporate partnership interest.
A key tenet of the Slingshot Framework is to embrace the Innovation Shortcut: Combining traditionally separate, seemingly incongruous components to create exciting, new value propositions. Here is an entertaining example.