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Not All Disruption is Equal

by Eileen McDargh, Chief Energy Officer - Monday, October 22, 2018
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Just this past week, I’ve been booked to speak about disruption and resiliency at an international women’s conference in Dublin, at a leadership forum for Colorado School of Mines, and at a large healthcare network involved in a merger. Disruption is on everyone’s mind.

Within the same time period, a horrific 7.8 earthquake and tsunami rocked Indonesian killing thousands, drought halted river cruises in Europe, and a Supreme Court almost derailed by accusations and/or his behavior during a hearing.

All of these are examples of disruptions, events that break a pattern and shift the status quo. But too often, we think about disruption as it relates to technology, AI, and innovation. We read about driverless cars, robotics, 3-D metal printing, artificial embryos and an endless list of radical technologies to replace legacy systems.

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Since beginning her consulting and training practice in 1980, Eileen has become noted for her ability to speak the truth with clarity, wisdom, humor and compassion. Long-standing clients and repeat engagements attest to her commitment to make a difference in minds, hearts and spirits of organizations and individuals. She draws upon practical business know-how, life's experiences and years of consulting to major national and international organizations that have ranged from global pharmaceuticals to the US Armed Forces, from health care associations to religious institutions. Executive Excellence magazine selected her as one of the top 100 thought leaders in leadership and among the top ten consultant providers of leadership development.

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