December 2014

May I be Inspired

CHAOS Tuesday #73: is titled “May I be Inspired”. Thornton May will give us his opinions on inspiration.  He provided examples of how leaders inspire people with hope.  He will discuss the leadership factory and modern leadership techniques. Thornton May is a futurist, educator, anthropologist and author. In addition to Thornton, Lon Allan will also tell us how to inspire people and also provide examples. Lon Allan is dedicated to educating corporate directors of public, private, venture-backed and non-profit entities.  David Korkosz will provide the inspiration cameo. David Korkosz has had a long and successful career as an independent executive coach.

In this show we explore:

  • How leaders inspire people
  • Why hope is inspirational
  • Examples of inspiration
  • Coach inspiration
  • The Happiness Advantage

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Thornton May

Thornton May is a futurist, educator, anthropologist and author. May is the author of The New Know: Innovation Powered by Analytics. He leads the IT Leadership Academy, and FutureScapes Advisors, Inc. Thornton combines empirical research and insightfulness in pattern recognition with gift for storytelling to address the information technology management problems facing executives.


Lon Allan

After 35 years as a corporate lawyer in Silicon Valley for companies such as Atari, NetLogic Microsystems and Global Motorsport, Lon Allan is now an educator of directors and C-Suite executives of public, private, venture-backled and non-profit entities at both the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University and the Stanford Senior Executive Leadership Program.


David Korkosz

David Korkosz has had a long and successful career as an independent executive coach. Mr. Korkosz has coached some of the world’s business leaders. He has a BSEE from MIT and a MS from Cornell University.



Jim Johnson

Jim Johnson is the founder and chairman of The Standish Group. He has been professionally involved in the computer industry for over 40 years and has a long list of published books, papers, articles and speeches. He has a combination of technical, marketing, and research achievements focused on mission-critical applications and technology. He is best known for his research on project performance and early recognizing technology trends. Jim is a pioneer of modern research techniques and continues to advance in the research industry through case-based analytical technology.


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