Category: Leadership Development

8 Signs of Industrial Age Cancer

The 21st century business world is “VUCA” – volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous. Co-CEO Charlie Kim explains the 8 symptoms of organizations with “Industrial Age Cancer,” and the traits organizations need to adapt and thrive in today’s world. 1. Fixed vs. Growth Mindset   2. Single vs. Continuous Innovation   3. Passive Listening vs. Experiential

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Industrial Age Cancer: 20th Century Practices Kill Off Business

Many companies these days, both large or small, face a huge problem: stagnation. Business practices are not keeping up with the times or innovating along with the demands of the 21st century. We’re facing entirely new challenges, but ill-equipped to react, and just like the dinosaurs… going extinct. Here at Next Jump, we focus on

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2017 Avenger Recap: Christian’s Avengers Journey

Every year at Next Jump, we embark on a journey to find our “Avenger” – a steward leader who goes above and beyond to help others succeed. We caught up with Christian – last year’s Avenger and this year’s Captain of the event – to get a picture of his Avengers Journey. Stephanie: In your

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Lessons learned captaining the Next Jump 2018 Holiday Party

As part of Next Jump tradition, every year we gather all our offices together for our annual Holiday Party and Dance Competition. The Holiday Party is not only a time for all Next Jumpers to come together, but also an opportunity for Next Jumpers to practice leadership and decision-making. For this year’s Holiday Party, Next

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“Being comfortable in the uncomfortable:” Saurabh’s PLB Journey

At Next Jump, every new hire goes through PLB – or “Personal Leadership Bootcamp.” PLB is a safe environment for new employees to identify their “backhand” – the thing that holds us back from reaching our full potential – and develop practice grounds to tackle it. Saurabh shared his journey with us on learning to

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The 21st Century Movement: Strong Teams Getting Stronger

At our opening Leadership Academy of 2018, Co-CEOs Charlie Kim and Meghan Messenger gave a keynote speech on what success looks like for organizations in the 21st century. How can strong teams get even stronger? What are the key skills needed in navigating today’s increasingly complex business world? We’ve put together the top insights from their talk that you should know about.