disruption (10)

8028317477?profile=originalReducing the fragility of global Supply Chains in the event of disruption through natural or other disasters is a major concern for most senior executives.  This rings true more so now than ever, as the world grapples with COVID-19, the worst human health crisis in 100 years.

The strategies to enhance the effectiveness and readiness level of Supply Chains and to reduce risks associated with disruption come with a price.  These costs are critical to build Supply Chain Resilience across all industr

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We all need insights

8028309454?profile=originalMarie Curie provided insight, literally, that anyone would envy.

Ask yourself what insight a doctor in World War I would have valued most. Insight, not a wonder drug that is penicillin that was only discovered in the next decade.

Your answer (which I get very quickly when I ask it in workshop) may be “the ability to see bullets”. That is, bullets stuck inside the poor souls that had become “casualties” during the war. Curie designed, built and deployed (with the help of her 17yr old daughter) smal

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From Fear to Understood

8028311660?profile=originalAccording to passiton.com and brainyquote.com (see I’ve done my research, the internet never lies, right?) Marie Curie said “Nothing in life is to be feared; it is only to be understood.”

For those of you who are not right up on Curie, she was a scientist who discovered the chemical element now on the periodic table called polodium (named after her native Poland) as well as Radium from which we get the word radiation. Curie was a wonderful scientist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1

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Develop disruptive capability

8028312456?profile=originalYou want to be the best in your industry. The leader. The disrupter. Maybe you just want to think like a disrupter so you can understand the risk industry disruption poses to your organisation. No matter the reason, there is a question of capability.

You see, thinking like a disrupter is a mindset. And for traditional organisations it requires a mindset shift. To get you thinking, I recommend you watch this video or read the transcript.

                            Innovation is not enough

It’s a bl

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Attack the uncertainty of disruption

8028307099?profile=originalThere is an adage that attack is the best form of defence. I’m very sure it applies when it comes to disruption.

Last blog I asked if disruption disturbs or excites you and your colleagues. I also gave you some ammunition so you could scare your colleagues into action if that is what it takes to get their attention. And I promised to give you something, so you are not seen simply as the bearer of bad news. That something is that attack is the best form of defence. That thinking like a disrupter w

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Does it Disturb or Excite You?

8028304480?profile=originalDoes industry disruption disturb or excite you? Before you answer, consider this. Innovation is not disruption. Disruption is much, much, much bigger. Disruption turns an industry on its head. It creates massive shifts in markets, in how work is done and even if it is done.

Last blog I wrote about that feeling of being like a deer caught in headlights. I said that it was your job to get your colleagues moving from Assessment to Investment (or divestment) to Execution. Alternatively, I could have

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Just Over the Horizon

8028310895?profile=originalYou and your colleagues may often talk about what disruptor is just over the horizon. You might talk about AI, machine learning, robotics and someone will throw in a comment about “big data”. You might discuss how there is so much hype around future disruptors but little real action. But still, there is an inkling that there is a disruptor for your industry not far away. The problem then is, what might it be?

A big part of the problem is that you are so damn busy with the current challenges and o

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Written by:

Mark Weinberger, Global Chairman and CEO, EY

 

Source:

World Economic Forum


As you read this article, you’re one of over 3 billion people connected to the internet right now. That’s nearly half of the people on Earth. Some of these people are shopping, catching up with friends, or, like you, reading the World Economic Forum’s Agenda. Others are managing global supply chains, responding to customer service requests, or building an app that’s going to change the world. As a CEO, I know that

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I've blogged before about how firms should find a way to let employees be themselves at work. Although, as one kind reader pointed out, that doesn't further the inclusion agenda if being yourself means working in a way that excludes others! Fair point. I buy into this vision. After all, it's one I created, spearheaded and have very publicly sponsored both within my firm and externally. But recently I got to thinking. If I care about inclusion (and I do) and I am passionate about disruption (whic

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Travel Alert-Travel Safe: 2011 Business Travel Threats

2010 was an eventful year for business travellers with new and varied events that caused delay, disruption and life safety concerns.

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  • Key travel threats for 2011
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