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Drowning in meetings, emails and reports? Mundane tasks don’t have to be a fact of work life. With the help of Lisa Bodell, founder and CEO of Futurethink, you can make simplicity your operating principle and eliminate the time-sucks that put a chokehold on your day. In 30 minutes, the author of Why Simple Wins: Escape the Complexity Trap and Get to the Work That Matters, shares how to eliminate redundancies, communicate with clarity and make simplification a habit, so you can feel less overwhelmed, more empowered—and you are able to spend each day doing the things that you actually want to do.
LISA BODELL is the founder and CEO of futurethink. She is the best-selling author of Kill the Company, and her latest book, Why Simple Wins. A dynamic speaker and futurist, Bodell has brought innovation to life for Google, Cisco Systems, Citigroup, Merck, Fidelity, Accenture and the U.S. Navy. Bodell’s takeaways are proven transformational methods that she and her team at futurethink, an innovation-training firm helping businesses become world-class innovators, have successfully implemented with Fortune 500 companies around the world. With a deep understanding of best practices across industries Bodell has contributed her expertise to a wide variety of media, including: Fast Company, WIRED, The New York Times, Inc., Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, The Huffington Post, FOX News, and CNN. Bodell has served as an adviser on Novartis’ Diversity and Inclusion board in Basel and she currently serves as a member of the Global Agenda Council for the World Economic Forum and an adviser on the boards of the Association of Professional Futurists and the Board of the NSA. She was recently recognized as a Top 5 Speaker of 2014 by the Speaking.com, and her books have been awarded the Best Business Book award by Axiom, USA Book News award in Business for management and leadership, and Best Business Book by Booz & Co.