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Mike Walsh in Asia in April

Leading futurist, global nomad and renowned keynote speaker Mike Walsh will be coming to Asia this April! Mike Walsh advises leaders on how to keep a competitive edge in this era of disruptive technological change and inspires teams to think of better strategies to effectively innovate. Mike believes that “Digital transformation begins and ends with human experience” .. read more

David McWilliams on the Longterm Consequences of the US Presidential Election

Economist David McWilliams wrote about the long term consequences of the US Presidential election. This is not about the personalities but about the issues. It reflects deep concerns about the US economy, inequality, distruptive technologies and their impact on future economic policy and asset prices. David says “Although Hillary Clinton promises more of the same, that .. read more

Showcase Videos

Didn’t get the chance to join us at our Speakers Showcase event? Let us share with you some of the highlights of the day… Patrick Hollingworth – The Light and Fast Organisation Andrew Cox- Managing Stress and Optimizing Performance Jesko von den Steinen- Creativity, Collaboration and Cirque du Soleil Contact us if you would like to book any .. read more

Rachel Botsman Received Thinker50 Breakthrough Idea Award

We are delighted to share that Rachel Botsman, futurist, innovator and keynote speaker has just received the Thinkers 50 Breakthrough Idea Award. The T50 Breakthrough Idea Award is dedicated to the legacy of CK Prahalad and is given to changemakers whose ideas have great potential to push the boundaries of business and management. Rachel Botsman, a visiting .. read more

Patrick Hollingworth Publishes New Book – The Light and Fast Organisation: A New Way of Dealing with Uncertainty

Leadership and teamwork expert Patrick Hollingworth just released a new book called “The Light and Fast Organisation”. In his latest publication, Patrick offers insight on how to cut the organisational and operational dead weight to climb higher, faster.  “The Light and Fast Organisation “presents a blueprint for organisations looking to thrive in today’s rapidly evolving business landscape. This book .. read more

Morris Miselowski will be in Asia in Mid May

Morris Miselowski, global business futurist, keynote presenter and international broadcaster is going to be in Asia this May 2016! As a futurist, Morris Miselowski has imparted his expertise with global companies such as MasterCard, Visa, ANZ, NAB, BNI, Westpac, Investec, Microsoft, IPSOS, Activision, BP, Oracle, Bupa, Ernst & Young, Lufthansa, NZ Tourism Export Council, Australian Tourism, Horticulture .. read more

Full House at Hong Kong Speaker Showcase

The Hong Kong Speaker Showcase last February 24 was a massive success! The first session of the Speakers Showcase featured Patrick Hollingworth who talked about The Light and Fast Organization: A New Way of Dealing with Uncertainty, Jesko Von Den Steinen who tackled Creativity, Collaboration and Cirque du Soleil and Emma Reynolds and Jared King who presented Talent is the Most Wasted Resource on Earth. After the .. read more

Futurist Mike Walsh Speaking at TFWA Asia Pacific Conference

Mike Walsh, futurist, author and CEO will a plenary speaker at the 2016 TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition and Conference. Mike is an obvious excellent choice for this year’s TFWA Asia Pacific Conference themed “Navigating through change”  As a global expert on the subject of disruptive change, Mike will be answering the burning question “What will tomorrow look like for .. read more

Dr. Andy Xie is critical of the Bitcoin bubble

Dr. Andy Xie, leading Shanghai-based independent economist, expressed his concern about Bitcoin in a feature on the South China Morning Post saying “Bitcoin is a Ponzi scheme masquerading as a futuristic currency. It was a small bubble until it found China last year. But when the Chinese government launched its crackdown, it was the beginning of the .. read more

Paul Niel Featured as Hong Kong adventurer in first climb of remote China peak

Paul Niel documented his latest adventure, conquering the ‘the Alps of Tibet’ in an article on the South China Morning Post. The Hong Kong based entrepreneur and future thinker recently achieved his childhood dream of climbing a virgin peak. Paul Niel, was among the team of six mountaineers who became the first to conquer 5,632-metre Dechok Phedrong .. read more