Bill Gates made some news recently when he called for a tax on Robots. This is a trendy idea these days, as everyone from Tech CEOs to French Presidential candidates are discussing ways to manage, if not mitigate, the seemingly inevitable impact of automation.
Strategies for Acceleration and Reinvention
Is President of Portfolio IV Media and Consulting, a strategic advice firm with clients in North America and Europe. He has a unique combination of entrepreneurial and executive experience in both the public and private sectors. Ion has worked as a Press Secretary on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, helped launch and run a ground-breaking international mobile media initiative at a Fortune Global 50 company in London, served as a senior executive in a fast-growing technology start-up in Montreal, and for the past 6 years has run his own consulting practice.
Drawing on his two decades of experience managing people, projects, brands and budgets, as well as leading-edge thinking on peak performance from around the world, Ion has created an innovative personal leadership program and strategic framework that is described in his first book, "The Magnificent Mistake: How You Can Earn More from Failure Than You Learn from Success."
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“Time is the ultimate luxury.” -- When my Tesla S-driving, Panerai watch-wearing, Venice Beach-living friend said that the other day, I leaned in. Despite living on the Pacific Ocean and rocking a dream job...June 8th, 2017
Frederick Smith, the CEO of FedEx, was once asked what he thought his company did. At first glance, it seems like a stupid question; FedEx is the world’s premier shipping and courier service.
Ion was invaluable in deftly guiding us in the "reinvention" of our foundation. The foundation leadership was so impressed with Ion’s performance and professionalism that he was then asked to join the Board of Directors, where his communication, organizational and analytical skills combined with world-class experience continue to make an outstanding contribution.
A powerful and practical guide to learning from your mistakes. I would recommend this book to anyone interested in a very well written and pragmatic methodology to learn from mistakes we all make in our roles as parents, workers and friends. A great read!
Ion has managed to capture, in a succinct and universally applicable framework, how we can learn from and master our own mistakes. His simple yet effective checklist will help you to use your mistakes - big or small - to grow and improve in a conscious and deliberate way.
Whether you're the head of a Fortune 500 company or the head of your family, the lessons in Ion's book will help you make the most of your miscues and transform them into magnificent mistakes.