Garth Brooks’s hit song, “Standing Outside the Fire” asks a provocative question for those of us interested in disruptive innovation. Deep down, we need to know, “How willing are we to be burned? Are we willing to take the ultimate risk?”
Free Soloing is climbing sheer vertical walls without ropes. Isn’t that crazy? Why would anyone risk their lives to do that? Last week I wrote about 4 questions you can ask that will help you in developing your disruptive leadership. Your response will probably be decided by the question I’m asking this week: “How much are you willing to risk?”
In this post, we will be asking four pertinent questions that, if you respond favorably, could be the key to your disruption this year.
Unfortunately many think they can still rely on the old paradigm in 2019 and still be innovative. Some will succeed by using the old paradigm but it will become increasingly difficult for them.
From the moment I met him, I sensed something different. I just didn’t know how much. Aaron Buros emerged from the crowd carrying the 13-minute pacer flag. I was running the Allstate Hot Chocolate 15K in Tampa in December of 2018. He was the pacer for my corral. With his stature and that big smile, he was a commanding presence. But that was only the beginning. We were about to learn just how much and why.
As we look to be innovative and disruptive in 2019, we have to ask the foundational question, “Do I need to shift paradigms to be disruptive in 2019?” If you have followed me, you know that I am a visionary facilitator. I work with clients to help them connect, collaborate and create what they never…