Category: New Work

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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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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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New Work / Personal / Tech

Welcome!

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…

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New Work / Strategy / Tech

Tip of the Spear: Part 1

By Jim Gibson on March 21, 2016

“The future has arrived — it’s just not evenly distributed yet.”  William Gibson, 1992 Two questions: What do Donald Trump and Ray Kurzweil have in common; and who the heck is Ray Kurzweil? Donald Trump? …

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New Work / Strategy / Tech

The Future of {Re}search

By Jim Gibson on February 23, 2016

As many of my colleagues and followers know, I have been given the brilliant opportunity through my book research to work with a company called Quid and their extraordinary semantic search tool.  This post is…

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Ecosystem / New Work / Tech

The Future is a Roundabout

By Jim Gibson on January 12, 2016

The Future Roundabout by kevin dooley, on Flickr I have always loved roundabouts – traffic circles – or whatever name you give to those delightful road configurations that move traffic in most parts of the…

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New Work

On Reading and Writing.

By Jim Gibson on December 18, 2015

Humble readers and followers: One of the great joys of clearing  space in my work world to begin researching and – if all the universe lines up – writing a book is the self-permission to…

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New Work

It starts with listening …

By Jim Gibson on September 22, 2015

Listening: Some say that disruptive innovation is really about being able to manage the unknown / unknowns; creating new value by anticipating the future. Think about it:  Managing what we don’t know we don’t know.  That’s…