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The constant cascade of new technologies and social changes are creating a more empowered population. Workforces are increasingly dispersed, demanding of self-expression and quite possibly disengaged. Within this topsy-turvy context, leaders must spark creativity, drive innovation and ensure sustainability.

It is your step-by-step guide for working with yourself and others.

For more information visit the Everything Connects Website.

About Shadoka

Shadoka's portfolio of offerings enables entrepreneurship, growth and social impact. Our customers and partners aspire to create sustainable value. They are focused on repeatable and measurable impact. We enable their aspirations. We bring together the management frameworks, digital platforms and thought leadership for:

  • Evaluation, execution and monitoring of programs
  • Scaling sales, revenue and profitability
  • Creation and management of digital communities and marketplaces

To learn more, visit or follow us @Shadokaventures.

About the Authors

Faisal Hoque

Serial entrepreneur, thought leader and author, Faisal Hoque is the founder of SHADOKA and other companies. Shadoka Enables Entrepreneurship, Growth and Social Impact. Author of several books, including Everything Connects - How to Transform and Lead in the Age of Creativity, Innovation and Sustainability (McGraw Hill, 2014) and Survive to Thrive - 27 Practices of Resilient Entrepreneurs, Innovators And Leaders (Motivational Press, 2015). Formerly with GE and other global brands, he regularly contributes to Fast Company, Business Insider and Huffington Post. His work has also appeared in the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Mergers & Acquisitions, Forbes and Leadership Excellence and among other publications.

American Management Association (AMA) named him one of the Leaders to Watch in 2015. The editors of Ziff-Davis Enterprise named him one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Technology alongside leading entrepreneurs such as Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Michael Dell, Larry Page and others. Trust Across America-Trust Around the World (TAA-TWA) named him one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders alongside global leaders such as Bill George, Tony Hsieh, Doug Conant, Howard Schultz and others.

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Lydia Dishman

Lydia Dishman is a business journalist covering innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership. She is a regular contributor to Fast Company and has written for CBS Moneywatch, Entrepreneur, Forbes, The Guardian, Popular Science and the New York Times, among others.