Cardinal Rule #1 – Think Together

THINK TOGETHER | New Normal Leadership Practice 1 | Leland Russell | GEO Leadership

Cardinal Rule #1 is THINK TOGETHER. The purpose is to achieve smarter strategic thinking and energized engagement by tapping Collective Intelligence. The key to success is LISTENING to and SYNTHESIZING a broad spectrum of ideas, views, and opinions to address a complex challenge. This approach will deliver deeper insights and smarter solutions than an individual or an elite few could produce.


How to Tap Collective Intelligence for Smarter Strategic Thinking

The many are smarter than the few. That is why leaders should tap the COLLECTIVE INTELLIGENCE of large, diverse groups. This approach will deliver smarter strategic thing and more energized engagement. I’ve been hearing a tone of serious concern from leaders about the state of strategic thinking. Consider these startling statistics: […]

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THINK TOGETHER: How Prediction Markets Ensure Better Forecasting

A Prediction Market is a technology-enabled way to tap and synthesize the inspired hunches and informed guesses of a vast audience for better forecasting. “Forecasting” is a process that helps leaders deal with the uncertainties of the future. The problem with traditional approaches — analyzing past data and current trends — is […]


THINK TOGETHER: Foster Frequent Forethought for Smart Strategic Thinking

In the New Normal, smart strategic thinking requires FORETHOUGHT that is deeper, broader and more FREQUENT than ever before. The Bar for Forethought Is Rising  When circumstances can change in the twinkling of an electronic eye, Forethought is essential. This is a well-known fact. The world’s foremost experts on leadership, Jim […]

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THINK TOGETHER: Use Design Thinking for Innovation and Creative Problem Solving

Innovation and creative problem-solving comes from an interplay between spontaneous and controlled thinking.This interplay is at the heart of Design Thinking. Design Thinking in the New Normal: A Superior Approach to Innovation and Creative Problem-Solving The New Normal environment is incredibly complex. This is one reason why problems may be […]