Category Archives: Insights

Matthew Brennan Discusses ByteDance, TikTok, and China’s Growing Influence in Global Tech

Matthew Brennan

Apps like WeChat are leading a wave of innovation in China and the world, quickly bringing China closer to the goal of becoming a technological superpower. In a recent podcast interview, Matthew Brennan discusses about the future of Chinese mobile technology and innovation. Matthew is a speaker and writer focusing on Chinese mobile technology and […]

Excited to have Alex Osterwalder, founder of Business Model Generation, to speak on How to Build Invincible Companies

Alex Osterwalder

We are most excited to have Alex Osterwalder, founder of Business Model Generation, to speak on How to Build Invincible Companies at the HKSTP Corporate Innovation Summit Dr. Alexander (Alex) Osterwalder is one of the world’s most influential innovation experts, a leading author, entrepreneur and in-demand speaker whose work has changed the way established companies […]

Dave McCaughan: “COPING” with the COVID Pandemic

Dave McCaughan

COPING is a big theme of 2020 for many due to the COVID pandemic. Dave McCaughan, marketing expert shares his insights and research on the topic. Dave McCaughan has over three decades experience leading the development of advertising and marketing strategies across the Asia-Pacific region. He started in his native Sydney joining McCann in 1986 where […]

Michele Wucker: Black Swans and Gray Rhinos

Michele Wucker

In a recent podcast, Michele Wucker, best-selling author of “the Gray Rhino” and most recently “You Are What You Risk”, talked about risk, decision making and uncertainty with the hosts, and in particular: • Five reasons decision makers have for not addressing problems • Making the “devil’s advocate” more prominent in the decision making process […]

Mike Walsh: The Rise of Generation AI

Mike Walsh

Renowned futurist Mike Walsh believes that the next generation of consumers will not only be radically different to anything we have known, they will reshape the future in their own image. He further emphasizes “Forget Millennials. It is their kids we should be worrying about.” The next generation of consumers will not only be radically […]

Greg Larkin: Corporate Innovation

Greg Larkin

Greg Larkin, author of the international best-seller This Might Get Me Fired; and founder of Punks & Pinstripes, a global community of entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and punks, shared his insights on how to promote innovation and disruption in our companies at his presentation at Singularity University. Watch the video below to learn more: Greg Larkin has built […]

Cyriel Kortleven: The Change Mindset

Cyriel Kortleven

Global speaker Cyriel Kortleven shares pragmatic tools to boot creative and entrepreneurial mindset in this time of disruptive change. In the TEDx video below, Cyriel talks about The Change Mindset–an agile mindset that’s all about suspending judgment, exploring different perspectives and being unafraid to fail forward. Cyriel emphasizes “Don’t mind the change, change your mind.” […]

Margie Warrell: Let’s Bounce Forward Stronger Post Pandemic

Margie Warrell

In her recent Forbes article, Margie Warrell shared how and why we could bounce forward stronger after the pandemic. Here are some highlights: The term posttraumatic growth (PTG) was first coined by psychologists Lawrence Calhoun and Richard Tedeschi in the 1990s to describe the phenomena whereby people emerge stronger in the aftermath of trauma. Considered […]

Conversation with Dave McCaughan – 2021: Health and Wellness will be different

Dave McCaughan

In a recent webinar, Dave McCaughan had discussions with industry experts on the foresight of health and wellness, exploring how the consumer journey will look in 2021 and discovered how we can win-win-win in this fast-moving era, especially after the covid-crisis. Vast subjects such as water, sustainability, immunity, nutrition, new life builders, innovation, change management, […]

Rudy Lim: Big Tech business trends that will boom after this pandemic

Rudy Lim

Rudy Lim, former Head of Fintech DBS, who is currently venture capitalist and digital transformation expert, shared his insights on the big tech business trends that will boom after the pandemic in his recent article. Everything digital, from e-commerce, online collaboration tools to digital marketing etc, all sees accelerated growth because of the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Nishant Kasibhatla: The Power of Focus

Nishant Kasibhatla

Nishant Kasibhatla is a Guinness Record Holder and a Grand Master of Memory. In this keynote presentation, he shared why the power of focus is crucial for you to succeed in life and in business, and how we can have better focus. Nishant Kasibhatla is a professional speaker, corporate trainer and author. He is a Guinness Record […]

Andrew Senduk: How can companies drive a culture of growth mindset?

Andrew Senduk

How do companies keep innovating at drive a culture of growth mindset? Insights from Andrew Senduk‘s “Making Magic Happen Keynote” may shed some light on the topic for you. Watch the video below to find out: Andrew Senduk, is the  co-founder of Orami, South East Asia’s first women focused e-commerce platform, which employs over 400 people […]

Vito Di Bari’s Open Letter to the Event Industry

Vito Di Bari

Futurist Vito Di Bari addresses the events industry, amidst the challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic. The events industry has been challenged by the Coronavirus pandemic, and the related social distancing requirements. Futurist Vito Di Bari believes that it is also the opportunity for us reorganize and optimize, to emerge stronger and in better competitive […]

Psychologist Susan David: How to be your best self in times of crisis

Susan David

Psychologist Susan David says “Life’s beauty is inseparable from its fragility”. In a special TED virtual conversation, she shares wisdom on how to build resilience, courage and joy in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Responding to listeners’ questions from across the globe, she offers ways to talk to your children about their emotions, keep […]

Mike Walsh: AI Should Change What You Do — Not Just How You Do It

Mike Walsh

Mike Walsh, futurist, in his recent Harvard Business Review article argues that AI should change what you do, not just how you do it. In the article, he quoted examples from Goldman Sachs and UBS on how the traditional banks harness the tremendous potential of artificial intelligence. The high unemployment numbers of the Covid-19 recession […]

Michael McQueen: The Post-Crisis Kickstart

Michael McQueen

Michael McQueen has a new keynote called “The Post-Crisis Kickstart”, geared towards organizations and businesses hoping to growth and thrive amidst the challenges brought about by COVID-19 pandemic. The Post-Crisis Kickstart The secret to accelerated growth and sustained momentum In the wake of any crisis, smart businesses and leaders recognise the importance of kickstarting their […]