John Hagel and the Passion of the Explorer

John explains some of his key approaches for gaining new clarity in disruptive times. He also describes what he hopes participants will gain from our in-depth and interactive programs.

Join John Hagel and Next Curve Strategy to regain your focus and discover new motivation to accelerate your performance and grow your impact!

Turn Pressure into Opportunity

Under the emotional and existential strain of quickening change and systemic fragilities, how can we turn these pressures into opportunity for impact? How can we deepen and scale our impact professionally, in our institutions, and in society?

For decades, John has been emboldening us to harness the new opportunities emerging in our changing world. John possesses a broad perspective, deep expertise and a committed belief in the limitlessness of human potential.

The journey begins within each of us. From there, our potential for real positive impact is limitless.

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Why should you attend?

Learn how to accelerate your performance over time, motivate yourself especially in difficult times, and find greater alignment between your passion and how you earn a living. These are the resources you need to super charge your potential and direct your energy toward what you find most fulfilling.

The Program

Three highly interactive online sessions will consist of discussions framed and led by John Hagel. Over a period of 3 weeks, there will be 3 weekly 2-hour online sessions and two 1-hour peer group meetings.

Day 1: Participants learn what the Passion of the Explorer is, how it differs from general passion, and how it can unlock new energy and performance gains.

Day 2: Participants learn how to align their Passion of the Explorer with their professions and how to cultivate an Impact Group to amplify their efforts. 

Day 3: Participants turn what they have learned and developed over the prior two weeks into concrete Action Plans and impact.

Each day will be preceded by pre-reading and homework in the online Explorer’s Journal to introduce concepts and guide participants through a process of personal reflection. Small peer groups will meet twice total, following Day 1 and Day 2. These small groups will help to refine and develop participants’ understanding of the new concepts and their application in their own lives.

A Deep Dive into the Passion of the Explorer John Hagel Post August 24, 2020

Turn this crisis into a catalyst for opportunity!

 John Hagel believes that one positive outcome of the pandemic is it will be a catalyst for us to reflect on what really matters to us and discover what we are really passionate about.

See John's post (click on image) to better understand what he means by the Passion of the Explorer and cultivating Impact Groups.

Ladana Edwards, Partner in Deloitte Central Europe and Co-Chair, TransTech Europe

"John Hagel’s work has inspired my thinking and my actions. His perspectives have given me hope that the world of work could be a very different experience, one of passion, personal growth and transformation. I leave every conversation enriched by his wisdom and optimistic long view. His words inspire me and give me energy to keep moving forward on my path."

John Chisholm, Serial entrepreneur, angel investor and author of Unleash Your Inner Company

"John Hagel has thought more deeply than anyone else about passion and its role in our personal lives and in the workplace, and he brings important, fresh ​perspectives to the subject as he has long done with many aspects of business strategy."

How are your company’s teams dealing with the high levels of stress and uncertainty right now?

Let’s talk about how we can tailor a program for your teams to help people regain their focus and motivation and also help improve the impact teams can have together.

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