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Global Transformation Corps

  Our GTC Challenge “Reimagining global capitalism and entrepreneurship”  By JE Rash and Ira Kaufman               As we face escalating local and global challenges (e.g. health, climate change, inter-ethnic violence, food security, education, women’s empowerment and job creation), we need to reimagine the meaning of capitalism, entrepreneurship and what [...]

April 8th, 2017|

Digital Marketing and Transformation Webinar … #1 Business School, Iran

Dr. Ira Kaufman and Chris Horton have been invited by Graduate School of Management and Economics, Sharif University of Technology (SUT),  Tehran, Iran to offer Digital Marketing and Transformation Webinar  in April 2017. SUT is ranked number one in Iran for technology and business subjects (equivalent to MIT in US) with strong ties with Iran's business community.

February 17th, 2017|

Data, Media, Innovation… Roadmaps to Success in the Networked Economy

February 7, 2017 Transformative Leaders Lab  Institute for Transformative Leadership Lynchburg College, School of Business and Economics Guest speaker: Mark Malseed, Digital Entrepreneur, Media Innovator and Bestselling Author of THE GOOGLE STORY Mark advises some of the largest organizations in the world on digital media & communications strategy. An investigative journalist turned entrepreneur, he is co-founder of [...]

February 17th, 2017|

Transformative Leaders Lab Launched

Launched January 17 2017 Transformative Leaders Lab – Lynchburg College Institute for Transformative Leadership Lynchburg College, School of Business and Economics Let’s Start the Conversation! Where can you spend 3 hours a month challenged by transformative leaders and engaging with a circle of peers to anticipate the digital ... This LAB provides executives and aspiring [...]

February 17th, 2017|

Who’s Knocking? It’s Disruption — Ready or Not…

Ira Kaufman and Jean AbiNader When Donald Trump seized the presidential election, many pundits shifted from predicting his demise to exploring what they had missed. How did the best political analysts and pollsters with the best data miss the outcome so dramatically? Pundits and experts will discuss possible errors for years to come. This [...]

February 8th, 2017|

Who is Juliet? 8 Steps to Forming a Personal Global Brand

by Ira Kaufman Why Create a Personal Global Brand? A number of years ago, a news anchor with a major TV station, we’ll call her Juliet, asked to meet with me for coffee to discuss how to use social media to promote her program; she wanted to become a nationally recognized newscaster. I suggested [...]

February 4th, 2017|

OP-ED: Roanoke Times November 2016—Unprecedented Disruption: The Election Today, Your Business Tomorrow –

Kaufman is director of the Institute for Transformative Leadership at Lynchburg College.When Donald Trump seized the presidential election, many pundits shifted from predicting his demise to exploring what they had missed. How did the best people with the best data miss the outcome so dramatically?Political scientists and statisticians will discuss the possible errors for years [...]

November 30th, 2016|

“Destruct” Your Business… Disruption Flipped

Welcome to the conversation. You are one of the million+ executives globally that are challenged by “current business environment of disruption and digital innovation.” Google it! Here’s what comes up … “Digital disruption is at the heart of all the conversations; it has just begun.” “Most businesses are not just concerned about all aspects of [...]

August 30th, 2016|