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John Hagel
Works at Center for the Edge
Attended Harvard Business School
Lives in Burlingame, California
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“The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.” - Carl Jung
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Gives new meaning to the concept of leverage . . . I wonder what the implications are for the next generation of government . . .
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I was inspired by July 4th to issue a personal call to action in a new blog post
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In terms of the Internet, nothing has happened yet. Internet is still at beginning of its beginning by +Kevin Kelly 
Can you imagine how awesome it would have been to be an entrepreneur in 1985 when almost any dot com name you wanted was…
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I registered the name ICANN as a personal motivation site, but then realized I had misspelled it. ( it's now "I Can")
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Moving beyond the Turing Test to the Buber Test as we evolve from a task-centered to people-centered economy +David Nordfors 
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Moving from cryptocurrency to a cryptocapital system with the potential to unleash the full economic power of the networked age by +Reid Hoffman 
Greylock investor and Uber-connector Reid Hoffman tells WIRED why he sees Bitcoin as the future of currency
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Taxonomy of organization structures,highlighting the actual structure of most organizations regardless of the formal org chart
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So, how come we're not all talking more about one of the greatest threats to planetary extinction?
The economics of asteroid defense, or why we're all going to die
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Hey, only one existential threat at a time! That's our species attention span limit. For a while it was nuclear war. Now it's climate change. Then malicious artificial intelligence, or maybe post-antibiotic plague. Then you'll get your meteors. Give it ten years or so.
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Here are 10 futurists from the past 50 years who got at least part of the future right
Our visions of the future tend to be forged in the pages of science fiction. But for the past half-century, a number of prominent thinkers, activists, and scientists have made significant contributions to our understanding of what the future could look like. Here are 10 recent futurists you absolutely need to know about.
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"It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all." --J.K. Rowling
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We still need and want heroes. But their purpose has to change. Today’s heroes are those who are focused on creating more heroes. By +Reuven Gorsht 
Today’s business complexity has made it harder for one person to know it all. Does heroic leadership still have a place in business?
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"Let me fly away with you" - Nina Simone in "Wild is the Wind" (h/t to +marion chapsal)
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Management consultant
Employment
  • Center for the Edge
    Co-Chairman, 2007 - present
  • John Hagel & Associates
    Principal, 2001 - 2007
  • 12 Entrepreneuring
    Chief Strategy Officer, 2000 - 2001
  • McKinsey & Company
    Principal, 1984 - 2000
  • Atari
    Chief Strategy Officer, 1982 - 1984
  • Sequoia Group
    Founder and CEO, 1980 - 1982
  • Boston Consulting Group
    Consultant, 1978 - 1980
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Currently
Burlingame, California
Previously
Outside the United States - different countries - Venezuela - Chile - Italy - Switzerland - Turkey - Puerto Rico - New York, NY - Boston, MA - San Francisco, CA
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I live and work on the edge - the views are breathtaking, the experiences deep and satisfying and the learning is limitless.
Introduction
I live and work on the edge - the views are breathtaking, the experiences deep and satisfying and the learning is limitless.
Education
  • Harvard Business School
    Business Strategy, 1974 - 1978
  • Harvard Law School
    Corporate Law, 1974 - 1978
  • Oxford University
    Modern Middle Eastern Studies, 1972 - 1974
  • Wesleyan University
    College of Social Studies, 1968 - 1972
  • Phillips Academy
    1966 - 1968
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Male