The new evolution in social technology is forcing us to evolve into a new type of consumer; a digital consumer. In order to meet the new demands of this new consumer, business leaders are going to have to adjust. I outline some thoughts in this video:
Month: March 2011
Over the past 9 years, I’ve had 9 different jobs in varying capacities and functions. Before you write me off as capricious and fickle, consider this. The average number of jobs for folks aged 20-29 in America is 7.
Since age 20, I’ve held 6 occupations. 1 more to go!
Throughout the years, I’ve learned much; strengths, weaknesses, desires, passions. Most importantly, I’ve learned about God’s grace and His ability to redeem my mistakes and reconcile my decisions…
Even the ones I made before I knew Him. (more…)
PodCamp:Nashville was a smashing success. As a member of the planning crew, I couldn’t be happier with the way things went… Well, except for lunch. We had a great turnout for my session on overcoming creative resistance. I really hope some folks were encouraged to overcome their own resistance and put their ideas to work!
I also just released an eBook, titled Just Create It: Overcoming the Resistance.
Grab your copy today. It’s absolutely free.
After a vicious attack from a rogue coffee mug, my computer has been out of commission over the past few days. Luckily, MacAuthority was able to dry out my laptop and replace the logic board. I’m happy to be back and just wanted to tell you about what’s going down in Nashville tomorrow:
Join us for a day full of some really great sessions and networking. You can find more information at http://podcampnashville.org.
Today’s post was written by Jeff Goins. Jeff is a gifted writer, creative, and innovator. He has worked at Adventures in Missions for 4 years. Jeff has a great love for the art of innovation. I’m excited for you to read his thoughts below…
I recently changed jobs. For the past four years, i was working in our organization’s marketing department. But I always had a secret love affair with ideas. I loved innovation. The prospect of constantly doing new things each and every day and bringing meaningful change to the work that we were doing was, well, seductive to me.
You will never annihilate the resistance.
I hope that doesn’t scare you or discourage you, but it is the truth. It will always be there. What we can do, however, is learn to subdue and make our peace with it. In the end, we can actually find the resistance to be a good thing when we understand how to control it.
I need this as much as you do…
You’ve been dreaming, scheming, pondering, and fantasizing about your new project. You’ve been playing out what if scenarios in your head. You can clearly see what your world will look like after you make this real. There’s only one thing standing in your way: