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Mina Guli: 100 Marathons in 100 Days to Highlight Key Water Issues Worldwide

Mina Guli, a corporate lawyer turned water activist, will be running 100 marathons in 100 days to highlight key water issues worldwide. Here is the media coverage of Mina’s expedition, as well as details of the water issue we face in TIME Magazine. “Water scarcity is just such ahuge problem. I want to bring attention to the world’s .. read more

Dr. Max Mckeown: Your greatest success will come from strategic responses to unplanned opportunities

Dr. Max Mckeown believes that “Your greatest success will come from strategic responses to unplanned opportunities.” As an expert in strategy, leadership and innovation, Dr. Max has been working with the most successful global companies and brands to create better customer experiences and maximize possibilities. He is also a sought-after keynote speaker thanks to his effective and creative .. read more

Hong Kong-based Serial Entrepreneur Joins Speakers Connect

We at Speakers Connect are proud to present Hong Kong-based serial entrepreneur Tony Verb. Originally hailing from Hungary as a consultant for small businesses, Tony has emerged to be one of the most well-known urban innovators and venture capitalists in Asia.  He is currently the Vice Chairman for the Greater Bay Area of the Investment Committee .. read more

Michael R. Solomon published new book “Marketers, Tear Down These Walls! The Liberation of the Postmodern Consumer”

Michael R. Solomon published new book “Marketers, Tear Down These Walls! The Liberation of the Postmodern Consumer”. As the author of the most widely-used textbook on understanding consumers (“Consumer Behavior: Buying, Having, and Being”), Michael’s newest book is expected to be yet another informative bestseller. Here is a quick preview of Michael’s latest publication: “The .. read more

Mike Walsh: The Role Machine Learning Will Play in the Future of Banking

Leading Futurist, Mike Walsh, spoke about the role artificial intelligence and machine learning will play during a keynote appearance at the recent American Bankers Association National Conference for Community Bankers in Honolulu. Community bankers can forget millennials. If they want to think about their future customers, they should look at 8-year-olds. Walsh said that banks .. read more

Sara Watson Discussed Has Silicon Valley Lost Its Humanity in a Recent Panel

Technology critic Sara Watson joined author Noam Cohen and technology journalist Christina Couch to discuss the rise of Silicon Valley and whether the drive for innovation degrades our humanity at a recent panel at MIT Comparative Media Studies. Sara Watson is a technology critic, an affiliate with the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at .. read more

Cesar Harada: Are We Defined by What We Do?

Cesar Harada, in his recent TEDx talk, shared with his audience one of his most memorable life experiences that exposed our primal human instinct and how we should prioritize our lives to create a more sustainable circle of life, without compromising those elements that do not really define our quality of life and shape our .. read more

Mark van Rijmenam: How to Thrive in an Exponential World

Mark van Rijmenam delivered his keynote speech ‘The Collaboration Era – How to Thrive in an Exponential World’ at the Fujitsu Distinguished Engineers Conference. Jim Millen wrote highlights from Mark’s keynote in an article for Fujitsu:      Organisations move at the pace of technological change, which is now extremely fast. This means that it’s not enough to .. read more

Dr Andy Xie’s economic advice for India: Invest in Infrastructure

Dr Andy Xie recently shared insights with Times of India about economic strategies, possible stock market crash and more: I had said pass a land acquisition law for infrastructure. Mandatory acquisition of land that’s what China did almost 30 years ago. Without that you cannot do infrastructure. Without infrastructure, don’t talk about GDP rising, doesn’t make sense. .. read more

John Wood Published new book: Purpose, Incorporated: Turning Cause Into Your Competitive Advantage

Room to Read founder John Wood has just released a new book called “Purpose, Incorporated: Turning Cause Into Your Competitive Advantage”, which he co-wrote with Amalia McGibbon. In this latest publication, John and Amalia make use of more than 100 interviews with entrepreneurs, executives and front-line staff to make the case for why cause is not the enemy of .. read more