Sunday, July 31, 2022


People need to take a unique path at their own pace to stretch their strength and build their core competency. 

From one generation to the next, the substance of leadership does not change, it’s about the future, change, and influence. However, digital leadership trends will continue to emerge. Here is a set of featured blogs to dig into the “keywords” of the 21st century to brainstorm the future of digital leadership and business transformation.



Unusual Unification As the digital world becomes hyperconnected, interdependent, and dynamic, today's digital professionals need to work both smart and hard at the same time, not just keep their hands full, but keep their mind open. Digital mentalities are informative, inclusive, and able to embrace “unusual things'' to stimulate creativity. In a collective setting, it’s critical to encourage free thinking and experimenting, have the right dose of creative tension and “unusual capabilities'' to discover more hotspots of innovation, unify the best of the best, and build the culture of creativity.

Ingenuity Ingenuity is at the edge of art and science, functioning and delight. Ingenuity is the qualification to be creative, insightful, and inventive. Being ingenious needs more understanding, not less. It takes different angles to consider a situation, a thing, a tough problem, they may look very different depending on your perspective, so you can come up with a great solution seemingly effortlessly.

Unconventionalism Every individual is a unique human being; the world we live in is complex and diversified, we are born to experience the world; and everyone is entitled to their interpretation of the world. One valid assessment of that interpretation is what individual life it creates for the person who holds it.

Uniqueness We are on the advancing journey of achieving ultra modernism when we move from an industrial economy to a knowledge economy to a creative digital economy. Different people and organizations have different strengths and capabilities. Thus, they need to take a unique path at their own pace to stretch their strength and build their core competency.

Unusual Angles The digital era upon us is volatile, complex, uncertain, and ambiguous. There are many causes of business stagnation and numerous roadblocks to changes, such as short-sightedness, culture inertia, misalignment of systems, inflexible processes, overly rigid organizational hierarchy, functional silos, groupthink, comfort zone, status quo, or lack of creativity, etc. How to shape high mature digital organizations via unusual angles for enforcing hyperconnectivity, interdependence, and people-centricity.

The blog is a dynamic book flowing with your thoughts; growing through your dedication; sharing your knowledge; conveying your wisdom, and making an influence through touching the hearts and connecting minds across the globe. The “Future of CIO” Blog has reached 7 million page views with about #9300 blog postings. Among 59+ different categories of leadership, management, strategy, digitalization, change/talent, etc. Blogging is not about writing, but about thinking and innovating new ideas; it’s not just about WHAT to say, but about WHY to say, and HOW to say it. It reflects the color and shade of your thought patterns, and it indicates the peaks and curves of your thinking waves. Unlike pure entertainment, quality and professional content takes time for digesting, contemplation and engaging, and therefore, it takes time to attract the "hungry minds" and the "deep souls." It’s the journey to amplify diverse voices and deepen digital footprints, and it's the way to harness your innovative spirit.


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