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Larry Robertson

Larry Robertson is an innovation advisor who works, writes and guides at the nexus of creativity, leadership and entrepreneurship. Robertson was named a Fulbright Scholar in 2021. He’s also the author of two award-winning books: "The Language of Man. Learning to Speak Creativity" and "A Deliberate Pause: Entrepreneurship and Its Moment in Human Progress." As founder of Lighthouse Consulting, he has for over 25 years guided entrepreneurial ventures and their leaders through growth to lasting success. His third book, "Rebel Leadership: How to Thrive in Uncertain Times," will be released June 1, 2021.

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"Everyone leads" cultures need less storytelling and more story-doing
"Everyone leads" cultures need less storytelling and more story-doing

Senior leaders need to get more involved in leading. It sounds simple, but it's true, and storytelling alone won't get the job done.

Hoping to succeed as a leader? It's time we had a talk
Hoping to succeed as a leader? It's time we had a talk

Leaders need a new perspective on risk. You can't wish away risk or solve it. Rather, risk is "an essential part of the mindset of leading."

The return to the office is a reckoning for leaders locked in the past
The return to the office is a reckoning for leaders locked in the past

Workers and executives have different views of returning to offices, returning to normalcy and ending this current uncertainty -- and it might be the rank and file who have the clearer vision.

Why leaders need to know the difference between teams and rosters
Why leaders need to know the difference between teams and rosters

Aaron Rodgers' ongoing dispute with the Green Bay Packers suggests that great organizations are defined by the living culture, not what they look like on paper. This lesson extends beyond sports and should concern all leaders.

To thrive, "return to work" can't be a return to strategic status quo
To thrive, "return to work" can't be a return to strategic status quo

Returning to offices isn't about one way or the other but about accepting uncertainty and learning to be dynamic. It requires strategic thinking instead of tactical thinking.

What locks out creative thinking is clear and simple. So, too, is what frees it
What locks out creative thinking is clear and simple. So, too, is what frees it

What can we do to unlock our mental thinking and innovation? Read on for advice from two authors who've written on the subject.

How do you gain resilience and drive innovation? It's a matter of question
How do you gain resilience and drive innovation? It's a matter of question

We all want to innovate, to be resilient and to adapt. But how? Thoughtful inquiry, using honed tactics, can be the way forward.

Innovation. Multitasking. Regeneration: It's what the future demands
Innovation. Multitasking. Regeneration: It's what the future demands

What can we learn from what 3 world-class CEOs are thinking about in 2021? Microsoft, Walmart and Waste Management operate in different realms, but they are all thinking about the complex opportunities of tomorrow.