5 Critical Things to Help You Successfully Prepare For AI

Although it feels like digital has been around in one form or another for a while now, we are really only at the very earliest stages of what will be a transformational digital revolution. One that will affect all aspects of how we live, work and engage with each other. The first wave of digital […]

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How to Use a Futurist

You keep hearing the word “futurist.” But what do we actually do? How can we help businesses, nonprofits, academic institutions and more achieve “future-smart” results? How can we help you? Please download our free 44-page ebook to read how 24 futurist colleagues from countries all over the world, and Leading Thought, achieve impact for our […]

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Australian law firms wise up to the power of thought leadership

This article first appeared in the Law Society for NSW online newsletter. It was written by Leading Thought co-founder Craig Badings   Five years ago I conducted one-on-one research with the top six Australian law firms on their views of thought leadership and how they were using it. Most were grappling with it and the […]

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Don’t Be A Faceless Thought Leader

Can you have thought leadership without a thought leader? That was the question posed in a short newsletter article by Rachel Ainsworth, Head of Thought Leadership Strategies and Services for the UK’s Source for Consulting. As she went on to point out, while most of us respond best to messages crafted by—or at least attributed […]

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Dr. Liz, Audvisor Expert (like Tom Peters, Seth Godin…)

  Have you heard about Audvisor yet? That’s the app you can download through Apple’s App Store or Google Play that brings you short (under 3 minutes), powerful insights from “the world’s top experts.” People like Tom Peters, Seth Godin, Guy Kawasaki, and our own Dr. Liz Alexander! Please help us share Liz’s recordings–on her two […]

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LAUNCHING LEADING THOUGHT LAB: Insights, What Works, True Thought Leadership

Ichabod Crane: I’m still reconciling today’s languages and its advancements. For instance, in my ear: a ‘toilet’ was a ‘vanity cabinet,’ ‘intercourse’ meant simply ‘social conversation,’ ‘awful’ meant ‘awe-inspiring’. Lt. Abbie Mills: So if I went out with a guy and we had awful intercourse, we’d be going on a second date? Ichabod Crane: Disconcerting, […]

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What Does Point of View Mean to You?

Learning a new skill is a wonderful thing. For me it’s especially satisfying when I can see connections between what I’m newly discovering and existing knowledge or interests. Take the concept of point of view, for example.  Craig and I talk about the importance of offering a fresh, provocative, research-backed point of view (POV) in […]

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Are you aiding the capacity of your clients to act?

Vessa Playfair is the head of corporate affairs and communications at Deloitte Australia. She gets thought leadership and the role it plays in positioning the partners and the firm with their clients. I have written a number of posts about the excellent thought leadership work Deloitte does led by their NSW managing partner John Meacock. […]

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Corporate storytelling: Less sizzle, more “stakes”

Look around at the amount of corporate communication, marketing and advertising campaigns…maybe kindergarten has something to teach us about the way we communicate. ~ Craig Badings, Leading Thought blog post For someone like me who can only sleep when horizontal, a recent 12 hour flight from Chennai to London Heathrow meant only one thing: watch […]

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One Minute Think: Collaborate Like a Thought Leader

  The average person reads approximately 250-300 words a minute–the length of each of these thought-provoking pieces. What do you think? Please leave a comment to let us know.  “This was never a question I felt capable of answering on my own, despite working in the financial services industry for 20 years.” ~ Stig Nybo: Transform […]

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