Clearing the Whiteboard | Join Gregg Garrett, host and CGS Advisors CEO, during this solocast as he discusses and celebrates ten years of CGS, the traditions that got him there, and the challenge to get started on your own. Gregg explores a yearly process to “clear the whiteboard”; a process focused on wrapping up the previous year’s thoughts and ideas and creating space for new ones.
About Gregg Garrett
Greggory R. Garrett is the CEO and Managing Director of CGS Advisors, a boutique strategy and innovation advisory firm that works with senior leaders at public companies and select private organizations. He is a dynamic and experienced international keynote speaker, an adjunct professor of business and engineering, the host of the “You, Me, and Your Top Three” podcast, and author of the best-selling business leadership book, Competing in the Connecting World. Having addressed audiences from 20 to upwards of 1500 people in public and private/corporate events, Gregg is at his best when he can focus on industry shaping & transformational topics.
Prior to launching CGS Advisors, Gregg was the Chief Strategy Officer for IT & Innovation at Volkswagen Group of America. Before his time with VW, Gregg led corporate strategy & marketing for a division of Deutsche Telekom and was part of Ernst & Young’s Management Consulting practice. He is a visionary leader who prides himself in recognizing commonsense solutions for complex problems and supports “Corporate Bravery” by motivating teams to reach well beyond the typical boundaries to achieve greatness.
The future of work: the essence of what work is and how humans will take part in work [1:55]
Utilizing the Holiday down time to clear a whiteboard full of ideas [3:09]
Using those few days to prioritize the important over the urgent [3:32]
Whitespace gives me the permission to explore new, fresh, unconstrained ideas [4:55]
How will you clear your physical or virtual whiteboard? [6:05]
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