Navigating Unpredictability: Leading Through a Volatile Environment

Frans Johansson

The only constant is change, and our interconnectedness means the world has become far more unpredictable. How can leaders navigate this climate? It takes collaboration, courage, and a new kind… read more.


Spreading Kindness Not Corona: Resilience in a Time of Uncertainty

Linda Cohen

How do we navigate a completely unknown territory? We’ve been thrown into a virtual reality that has us struggling to see through the discomfort into what’s coming next. How are… read more.


The Economy of Kindness: How Kindness Transforms Your Bottomline

Linda Cohen

What is the impact of kindness? In this highly interactive virtual program, Cohen helps employees and leaders at all levels within their organization improve communication, boost teamwork, promote interpersonal interaction… read more.


What “Kind” of a Leader Are You?

Linda Cohen

Is your team or company struggling with employee morale or staff burnout? These days the pace of change in the workforce environment is happening more rapidly than ever. Whether you… read more.


Leading High-Performance Virtual Teams: Strategies for Succeeding with a Remote Workforce

Seth Mattison

As we enter a new era of digital work, leaders are faced with the challenge of reengineering their organizations for a mobile-first culture in order to drive business performance and… read more.


One-Degree Shifts: Keeping Employee Engagement High While Working Remotely

Eric Termuende

No matter how we slice it, this new normal is difficult to adjust to. This transition is much more than moving from our office to our home, it is about… read more.


Leading through Crisis

Danessa Knaupp

This practical, straightforward session includes leadership strategies for leading calm, balanced, productive teams in times of uncertainty. You have the power to choose your crisis leadership legacy; this webinar shows… read more.


Diverse and Inclusive Teams: The New Engines of Growth

Frans Johansson

Companies today stand on a precipice. They need to become faster, more adaptable, and far better at innovation — or risk obsolescence. The key to this shift is transitioning from… read more.


Thermostat Cultures: how the best teams proactively shape the culture they desire

Jason Barger

The best leaders and groups of any kind engage the minds and hearts of their people and proactively shape the culture for HOW they move, together. Thermostat Cultures is about the… read more.


The Future of Leadership: the power shift from Top Down to Participatory

Jason Barger

Welcome to the future and the participatory world of leadership. Power has shifted and it no longer sits in the top down style of leadership. Hierarchy has been put on… read more.

Navigating Unpredictability: Leading Through a Volatile Environment


An author, entrepreneur, and acclaimed international speaker, Frans Johansson has inspired readers and audiences worldwide with his ideas on leadership and success, innovation, and diversity, while his practical insights have empowered thousands to take action. In his role as a thought leader and CEO of The Medici Group, Frans has advised executive leadership at Fortune 500 companies such as Disney, IBM, Nike, and Mastercard. His firm recently launched the world’s first team coaching subscription service, which leverages diversity and inclusion to drive business outcomes, ultimately helping teams accelerate their innovation capacity, becoming more agile, more able to experiment, and more collaborative.

Frans is the author of The Medici Effect (Harvard Business Press, 2004 & 2017), which innovation legend Clay Christensen described as “one of the most insightful books on managing innovation that I have ever read.” His follow up book, The Click Moment (Penguin Portfolio, 2012) was hailed by Fast Company as the book that challenges traditional business-school thinking and has been charged with destroying the 10,000-hour rule. The Medici Effect has been translated into 21 different languages and become the definitive book on diversity driving innovation, influencing numerous industries and fields such as architecture, design, economic development, education, and investing.

Raised in Sweden by his African-American/Cherokee mother and Swedish father, Frans has lived all his life at the intersection. He has been featured on ABC, CNN, CNBC, the PBS Newshour, and National Public Radio and serves on the Board of Trustees of the New York Hall of Science. He has spoken to audiences on six continents, in virtually every industry, and across disciplines, from creatives to engineers, financiers to scientists, and politicians to humanitarians. Frans founded a software company, an international healthcare firm, and a hedge fund. Frans holds a B.S. in Environmental Science from Brown University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.


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Navigating Unpredictability: Leading Through a Volatile Environment

Frans Johansson

The only constant is change, and our interconnectedness means the world has become far more unpredictable. How can leaders navigate this climate? It takes collaboration, courage, and a new kind of thinking,

Johansson will introduce a set of tools that can improve an organization’s ability to move fast, respond to changing conditions, capitalize on unexpected success and scale rapidly through breaking silos using connectedness to its advantage.

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