Leading Ahead of What’s Next – The New Rules of Business
The whole world of business is changing in historic and profound ways – technological disruption, government’s role, and the balance of global economic power are shifting massively — and it’s happening fast! Successfully navigating the tumult is every leader’s great challenge today and Geoff Colvin helps them meet it.
The 21st-Century Corporation – Winning in A Friction-Free Economy
Imagine an economy without friction – a new world in which labor, information, and money move easily, cheaply, and almost instantly. Psst – it’s here. Is your company ready? As Geoff explains in his conversational, engaging style, accelerating change, creative destruction, and new business models present historically great opportunities. Geoff presents specific strategies and next steps for seizing those opportunities, based on eye-opening examples. A unifying theme as the economy transforms is that in almost every business, barriers to entry are coming down. Geoff’s message is optimistic and energizing: Opportunity is more widely available than ever. Every organization, and every person, can possess the 21st Century’s most valuable assets – openness to new ideas, ingenuity, and imagination.
The Economic Outlook
It’s the question on every business leader’s mind: in what direction is the economy going? Today’s economic environment is more volatile and uncertain than at any time in memory. The forces driving the economy are also moving faster than ever. In the days before the emergence of the global economy, it seemed easier to anticipate where things might be headed next.
Talent Is Overrated – Unexpected Truths of Great Performance
What if everything you know about raw talent, hard work, and great performance is wrong? Scientific research on great performance shows that what most of us believe is off-base – which means we’ll never perform as well as we could. Geoff Colvin, author of the ground-breaking international bestseller Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else, explains the findings and relates them to real life in real organizations.
Panel Moderator, Discussion Leader, Emcee/Host
Geoff Colvin is an event planner’s secret weapon. He can brilliantly moderate panels, lead conversations onstage and act as host/emcee for the entire conference proceedings. His talent for these roles is second nature and can transform ordinary events into something quite special.