144. When tech destroys value Mar 29, 2023

Some technologies lose businesses money and put off their customers. So why do businesses use them?

The technical term is shiny object syndrome! We waste money and make bad decisions when we forget that technology is a tool, not an end in itself,.

The role of a true Digital Leader is to discern...

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143. 3 career skills all executives need to thrive in the Digital Age Mar 27, 2023

Successful professionals need to mix their domain expertise with meta skills to thrive. These transferable skills apply to any industry. Without them, the way to the C Suite is closed.

Listen to this short episode to learn what they are and how to get them.

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142. From dentist to tech founder Mar 15, 2023

Dr Marilyn Sandor is the founder of GoodCheckUp, a telehealth app that gives you dental care whenever, wherever. But her success story came out of a crisis: when Covid struck, she had to shut down her dental clinic, thus losing her income and leaving her patients in the lurch.

Not one to sit...

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141. Why product launches are always late Mar 08, 2023

Apps and algorithms are like bathroom redesigns and subway station refurbishments. Over budget and over deadline.

Listen to this episode to learn why this happens and what to do about it. 

Listen to 119. Why smart leaders expect the unexpected from software updates for more on this topic.

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140. Three lessons for innovators from Running Lean Mar 01, 2023

Most products brought to market fail. Tech Entrepreneur Ash Maurya says this is "not because we can't complete what we set out to build, but because we waste time, money, and effort building the wrong product."

Maurya is the author of Running Lean: Iterate from Plan A to a Plan that works, and...

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139. The quickest introduction to the Metaverse Feb 22, 2023

The metaverse hasn't yet gone mainstream, but it is already changing changing how we work and play.

For some companies, the metaverse is their digital transformation, which makes understanding it a key Digital Leadership skill today.

Listen to this short episode to hear the most sensible...

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138. How to thrive among digital unknown unknowns Feb 15, 2023

If you are not a developer or a data scientist, you don’t know what you don’t know about  tech. This is a very uncomfortable feeling, especially for high achievers, who were trained to believe that success meant knowing everything.

Listen to this episode to hear five tips on...

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137. Three steps to go from traditional business manager to Digital Leader Feb 08, 2023

To have a thriving career in the Digital Age, traditional business skills are not enough. You need to update your skillset, your network and your image. 

Follow this three step framework to transform your career:

  1. Learn to speak tech
  2. Get involved with the right projects
  3. Tell the world about...
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136. 2023 Prediction 4: Opportunities lie in the invention vs adaption gap Feb 01, 2023

What kind of doorbell do you use? A buzzer? A door knocker or a Ring smart doorbell system?

Right now, you can see all three inventions in use: one that has been around for millennia, and another that was created just 20 years ago.

This shows the wide gap between tech invention and its wide-scale...

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135. 2023 Prediction 3: Digital Transformation gets a human face Jan 25, 2023

Digital Transformation is going to continue being a huge force in business, but the way it’s being done is changing. People, not tech tools, are the new priority.

Listen to this episode to learn how to make the most of this opportunity.

Learning notes from this episode:

  • Global digital...
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134. 2023 Prediction 2: Silicon Valley’s white male focus brings opportunity for everyone else Jan 18, 2023

Despite the many press releases touting Silicon Valley's diversity efforts, the majority of funding from this innovation will still go to white males in 2023. 

While this reality is not what many of us want, it is an opportunity for investors and innovators to capture overlooked...

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133. 2023 Prediction 1: the biggest tech opportunity is in healthcare Jan 11, 2023

The biggest gains and innovations will come from digital technologies in healthcare in 2023.

Big Tech firms have already entered healthcare, with Amazon buying One Medical and launching Amazon Clinic in 2022. But, healthcare tech innovation is happening across the board: from start-ups to...

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