April Rinne is the author of Flux: 8 Superpowers for Thriving in Constant Change. Listen in as April shares the eight powerful mindset shifts that enable leaders to thrive in a time of unprecedented change and uncertainty.
April Rinne is a “change navigator,” speaker, investor, and adventurer whose work and travels in more than 100 countries have given her a front-row seat to a world in flux. She is one of the 50 leading female futurists in the world, a Harvard Law School graduate, a Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum, and a Fulbright Scholar..
The eight flux superpowers:
- Run slower
- See what’s invisible
- Get lost
- Start with trust
- Know your “enough”
- Create your portfolio career
- Be all the more human (and serve other humans)
- Let go of the future.
[4:25] April shares why leaders should run slower.
[5:10] Things are rapidly changing, and yet, it is also likely to never again be this slow.
[6:10] If we’re trying to run faster all the time, your quality of life will naturally suffer.
[11:00] When we’re always after more, it will feel like we will never have enough.
[11:35] When you know you’re enough, you immediately see abundance around you.
[12:50] After working in more than 50 countries, April has seen that every culture struggles with change.
[14:00] April talks about micro-loans and how “unbankable” entrepreneurs get their funding in developing countries.
[18:40] The most important superpower to have is trust.
[24:00] The future of work and the great resignation didn’t just happen because of the pandemic.
[29:30] People want to be seen as whole humans.
[32:25] April shares the number one leadership skill leaders need to have today.
[34:55] Consumerism marketing is designed for people to never feel like they are enough.
[37:05] April talks about how leaders can develop more openness in their approach.
[40:00] April’s book has gone global and leaders are realizing that it’s not just helpful for their organization, but for their children, too.
[42:10] Listener Challenge: Use flux and its eight superpowers in a way that works best for you.