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By Jim Gibson on January 1, 2022

I don’t write recaps, reflections, or predictions. At least not normally. (Mind you, my book was all three of those things, but I digress) But then I got this picture. An exquisite photo from my…

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Ecosystem / Tech

This is a Test

By Jim Gibson on April 15, 2019

The world is a messy, fractious place right now. But maybe its just a test. A trial period for us to figure stuff out for the REAL tough problems we better figure out as a planet. Brings some context to some of our current issues

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Personal / Strategy

A Referendum on Vision

By Jim Gibson on September 30, 2018

I have been listening to the discussion on the Calgary 2026 Olympic bid for the past few months with some concern. As someone who has participated in the grassroots discussion on the future of our…

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Ecosystem / New Work / Tech

Trust & The New Social Contract

By Jim Gibson on March 25, 2018

As we look into the deep challenges of the day including inequalities of wealth and opportunity distribution caused by technology, and the disappearance of trust with all institutions – we can be easily overwhelmed.

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Ecosystem / Tech

Hey America…

By Jim Gibson on March 24, 2017

… just wanted to let you in on a conversation I had this morning. It was with a very successful, Cambridge University educated Asian gentleman whom I will call Shahal. We met virtually through a…

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New Work / Personal

A New Social Contract

By Jim Gibson on December 9, 2016

A funny thing happened on the way to 2017. 2016. Clearly, 2016 is in the pole position for the worst year ever.  From dying legends to dying democracies to the rise of fear-based populism and…

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Strategy / Tech

Better Purpose

By Jim Gibson on November 15, 2016

Purpose. It is a simple, bold and powerful word. It directs us, anchors us and provides a North Star when the world turns unfamiliar. For our clients, it says everything their customers and employees need to…

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New Work / Personal / Tech


By Jim Gibson on June 28, 2016

Welcome to my new company, website and forthcoming book, The Tip of the Spear.  It has been a very exciting journey.  Thank you to my pal Stephen King for his great work in making all…

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New Work / Strategy / Tech

Tip of the Spear: Part 3

By Jim Gibson on June 9, 2016

Part 3: Action & Answers I have spent much of the past year meeting and talking with people about their thoughts, fears, ideas and reactions to the technological changes happening around us. Between slugs of…

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New Work / Strategy

The Rhythm of Innovation

By Jim Gibson on May 30, 2016

When thinking about Innovation, I have been wondering if there is a new way to think about the “process” as companies and individuals embrace the idea that innovation is much more about execution than simply…