A 150-year old olive tree in the ultra modern Changi airport, Singapore
A 150-year old olive tree in the ultra modern Changi airport, Singapore
A 150-year old olive tree in the ultra modern Changi airport, Singapore [Photo 145155622 © Tang90246 | Dreamstime.com]

1. Storytelling mastery


A picture of a spring. We are like springs: we can stretch, but above a certain load threshold, we lose our elasticity.
A picture of a spring. We are like springs: we can stretch, but above a certain load threshold, we lose our elasticity.
ID 156486514 © Artjazz | Dreamstime.com


2021 in lightbulbs. What are your #BigIdeas2021?
2021 in lightbulbs. What are your #BigIdeas2021?
Photo 195658075 © HAKINMHAN | Dreamstime.com

1. The year of agile acceleration


A Trump supporter in discussion with a Biden supporter at a Stop the Steal rally, in Columbus, Ohio on 7th November 2020.
A Trump supporter in discussion with a Biden supporter at a Stop the Steal rally, in Columbus, Ohio on 7th November 2020.
Disagreeing gracefully in action. Photo 201292284 © Adrienne Wallace | Dreamstime.com


A photo released by Pfizer of 5 vials of their COVD vaccine, which the UK has started rolling out. 5 vials = 5 great lessons
A photo released by Pfizer of 5 vials of their COVD vaccine, which the UK has started rolling out. 5 vials = 5 great lessons
Pfizer released photo: ID 201690225 © Mariusz Burcz | Dreamstime.com

1. Transparency


3 ceramic frogs sitting in a shallow pan of simmering water. A visual reference to the fable of the boiling frog.
3 ceramic frogs sitting in a shallow pan of simmering water. A visual reference to the fable of the boiling frog.
Don’t worry — they’re ceramic frogs. Photo 190291318 © Richard Van Der Spuy | Dreamstime.com

1. Old (or failing) technology stacks


A row of lego Star Wars characters illustrating the point that you want diverse skills in the boardroom, including digital.
A row of lego Star Wars characters illustrating the point that you want diverse skills in the boardroom, including digital.
You want diverse skills in the boardroom, including digital. Photo: ID 167258264 © Andrey Arkusha | Dreamstime.com


A row of red water pumps. Pull the content capital lever in your business to see new revenue flows.
A row of red water pumps. Pull the content capital lever in your business to see new revenue flows.
Pull the content capital lever! ID 33311406 © Sutthituch | Dreamstime.com

An orange beanbag foreground in an empty office. How the workspace should evolve in the now normal is a question of values
An orange beanbag foreground in an empty office. How the workspace should evolve in the now normal is a question of values
Socially distanced beanbag. (Photo 69934823 © Ievgen Kovalev | Dreamstime.com)
Video: How values now drive the work space…


A rollercoaster ride, viewed from the bottom going up.
A rollercoaster ride, viewed from the bottom going up.
It’s a rollercoaster! (ID 30223593 © Neil Lang | Dreamstime.com)

Julian March

Independent Consultant, Partner at Positive Momentum, #digitalacceleration expert, former journalist, cyclist, drummer, & co-Founder of La Piazza SRL, Roma.

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