Sweating palms. Pounding chest. Fiddling with my mobile or making a fake call. Setting a self-imposed ‘deadline’ of 15 minutes to find someone to chat to, then falter when introducing myself. Perched on the back row or end of an aisle to enable a swift exit. Things that I —…


In my previous blog, I spoke about how now is the time for incumbent organisations to strike back against the crashing waves of disruption threatening their survival.

So how can you become an incumbent disruptor?

Firstly, I wrote that disruption should not be feared and cursed but should be your…


Also published on DisruptionHub

Twenty-three years after the term ‘Disruption’was first used by the American scholar Clayton M. Christensen to predict that technology was poised to cause great firms to fall in The Innovator’s Dilemma, technology has changed exponentially.

As champion for the Big Guys, representing not only my 100+…


A few months ago I had a call from a dear friend of whom I’m in total awe — a re-inventor and disruptor in every sense of the word both in business and in personality. Just a few days later over smashed avocado on toast, she inspired me with with…


I recently had the pleasure of being invited to speak at The Item Conference http://www.item.nu/cgi-oic/pagedb.exe/show?no=1 in London for educators, policy-makers and head-teachers visiting our amazing City for inspiration and knowledge about how to foster creativity in children with I. T. They were particularly interested in the possibilities of Artificial Intelligence…

Angela Bates

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