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CMG: Lessons of Generation Flux — Succeeding in an Age of Chaos

Feb 08 1:00 PM - Feb 08, 2023 2:00 PM
Feb 08, 2023 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Our business reality has been permanently adjusted. The challenges of the “BC” era — before coronavirus — were already acute, with intense competition, generational shifts, and tech-fueled uncertainties. Today the pressures are even more severe, and the stakes even higher. To succeed in this environment may require a new kind of playbook.

Drawing on in-depth interviews with the world’s top CEOs and business leaders, journalist and strategic adviser Bob Safian offers a framework for addressing these unprecedented times by following a mindset he calls “Generation Flux.” Presenting clear, engaging, and often-unexpected lessons, Safian delves into the personal, practical learnings of leaders from Airbnb to GM to Nike. Bringing to life the insights that matter most, this session illuminates how we may refine the equation for success to create a better future.

Key Takeaways

  • For all today's dislocations, now is an ideal moment to inspire and reshape a career, a team, an organization
  • You may move faster and more flexibly than you think you can
  • Should principle-based decisions outweigh business-based decisions?
  • Embracing the right mindset could be the ultimate competitive advantage



Robert Safian, Journalist and Strategic Advisor

Robert Safian is the host of podcast Masters of Scale: Rapid Response, downloaded by business leaders millions of times each month and named by The New York Times as one of its "Podcasts for the Pandemic Era."One of the most sought-after experts in modern business, Safian has been lauded as a source of deep insight into the future of global enterprise, from leadership positions at Fast Company, Time, and Fortune to incisive analysis across TV networks and digital platforms. As founder of The Flux Group, an advisory group driving awareness of new business practices, Safian directly counsels Fortune 100 firms, startups and nonprofits across multiple industries.Before joining Fast Company, Safian served as an executive editor at Fortune and at Time. An honors graduate of Brown University, Safian is married and has three sons.




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