Future Focused Initiatives
The industry is starting to embrace farming and grazing practices that restore degraded soil, improve biodiversity, and increase carbon capture. But how do you spawn culture change in an industry that’s relied on chemical-driven practices for half a century? Finding balance between your company’s short- and long-term priorities is tough, but crucial.
It’s a challenging time for getting new products to the shelf. Competition is high. Margins are low. And demand for sustainable sourcing is on the rise. What should R&D look like in 2030? What are the unmet customer needs? Envisioning what’s next and bringing innovations to market quickly will be critical.
Drones for seed planting, sensors that monitor soil conditions, AI and IoT to provide crop data, blockchain to improve traceability — it’s all being used in agriculture today. You need to capitalize on emerging technologies while making them commercially viable and profitable for large and small producers alike.
Banking Turmoil, Cost Cuts, Layoffs and More: How to Manage Through the Current Gloom and Doom
Economic uncertainty calls for strategic action, not just contraction measures. Dev Patnaik explains in Forbes how senior leaders can keep their organizations future-focused and invested in the right growth initiatives.
The Two Questions Every Leader Needs to Ask Themselves Right Now
In uncertain times, business leaders must articulate a clear and concise plan that cuts through the noise. Dev Patnaik explains in Forbes the two questions every CEO should answer right now to establish certainty, meaning and direction for their business and team.
5 Ways to Lead with a Future Focused Mindset
Why is it so difficult to focus on the future? Or at the very least, avoid getting blindsided by it? For disrupted companies like Kodak or Blackberry, the problem was clearly not a lack of effort or ability to innovate. As it turns out the problem lies in how we’re all hard-wired to think.