Edgewalkers: Walking Between Worlds with Judi Neal

January 24, 2014
Hosted by Olivia Parr-Rud

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Do ever feel like you live in more than one world? Do you make your living in business but find your joy and peace through practices that feel very far removed from it? Would you like to bring those worlds together? Then listen and learn about being an Edgewalker. Edgewalkers are people who walk between worlds and have the ability to build bridges between these different worlds. They have a strong spiritual life and, at the same time, are very grounded and effective in the everyday material world. Edgewalkers are needed in our complex world because they exploit their full human potential to help move the World forward. They are future oriented, intuitive, practical, grounded, creative, and drivers of change. Every individual has the capacity to be an Edgewalker in some aspect of their life. Tune in and learn how you can become an Edgewalker!

Quantum Business Insights with Olivia Parr-Rud

Quantum Business Insights with Olivia Parr-Rud

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In today’s fast-paced, high-tech, global economy, the business landscape is constantly changing. The confluence of big data, emerging technologies, and global connectivity puts unprecedented pressure on companies to become more innovative and agile. To maintain a competitive edge, companies must constantly adapt while continuing to identify and exploit new opportunities. Interestingly, new models are emerging from science and nature that offer a unique perspective – one that sees our global economy as a highly interconnected, continually evolving complex adaptive system. These models unveil powerful insights for optimizing our business strategies and processes. Each week on Quantum Business Insights, Olivia explores these concepts with thought leaders from around the globe. We look for ways to leverage their insights to ignite innovation, inspire our workforce, and create positive outcomes for our companies, our communities, and the planet.

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Olivia Parr-Rud

Olivia Parr-Rud

Olivia Parr-Rud is a renowned thought-leader, speaker, author, and consultant in the areas of business intelligence, innovative leadership, and organizational alignment. She is considered a pioneer in the integration of data science and holistic organizational practices that deliver success through the optimal blending of quantitative and qualitative methodologies and practices.

Her early research and innovative advancements in data mining and business intelligence led to the writing of her best-selling book, Data Mining Cookbook, Modeling for Acquisition, Risk and Customer Relationship Management (Wiley, 2001). Realizing the need for enhanced human competencies in fast-paced, high-tech organizations, she was inspired to conduct research in the areas the communication, collaboration, innovation, adaptability, and leadership. This led to the unveiling of links between the global economy, organizational dynamics and complexity science, highlighted in her second book, Business Intelligence Success Factors, Aligning for Success in a Global Economy (Wiley/SAS, 2009).

Olivia lectures and consults internationally in the areas of business intelligence, communication, innovation, and leadership. Her current research is focused on psychology, human capital, brain science, quantum physics, evolutionary biology, systems theory, and complexity science. She holds a BA in Mathematics and an MS in Statistics.

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