Category Archives: Insights

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 […]

Tanmay Bakshi – Culture and New Competences of the Future

Tanmay Bakshi

16 years old Tanmay Bakshi  spoke at the “Building The Future 2020” earlier this year sharing his insights on “Culture and New Competences of the Future”. One of his most notable quotes is: ‘Everyone needs to be a technologist’. And you need to bridge the gap between SMEs and developers, making them work trully together.” […]

Andy Xie: The real economic reforms China needs to become less dependent on exports

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article, Andy Xie discussed China’s slowing economy and the need to implement reforms to become less dependent on exports. To find a way out of China’s political economy dilemma, there needs to be a massive rise in efficiency. If China shifts from small township urbanisation to megacity development, the money can go […]

Nils Vesk and Chris Riddell: Predicting the jobs that will emerge

Innovation expert Nils Vesk and futurist Chris Riddell shared their insights on their predictions on the jobs that will emerge in Australia in their recent interview with the Daily Telegraph. Futurist Chris Riddell said: “Being a specialist in one area now will narrow you into a much more siloed field than being a generalist.” “(Choose […]

Mark Gallagher: Why Covid-19 will drive Innovation

Mark Gallagher

Mark Gallagher, former senior executive at Formula 1, is a firm believer that crisis is always a catalyst of innovation. He describes how Formula 1 has survived a number of major threats over the past 20 years and has been able to respond quickly to the Covid-19 crisis including in pivoting its technologies towards the […]

Michele Wucker: Is COVID-19 a ‘gray rhino’ event?

Michele Wucker

TEDTalk speaker and bestselling author Michele Wucker, in her recent conversation with Asian Scientist, answers an important question—Was COVID-19 a gray rhino event? Michele discussed her gray rhino theory with respect to the COVID pandemic, and what gray rhino events we should anticipate in the future. Watch the full interview below: Michele Wucker is an award-wining […]

Ross Dawson on work post-corona and the rise of the ‘third space”

Ross Dawson

Ross Dawson shared his insights on work post-corona and the rise of the ‘third space” in his recent ABC The Drum interview. He discussed how working from home is changing work and where it will go. Ross Dawson is globally recognized as a leading futurist, keynote speaker, strategy advisor, and bestselling author. He is Founding Chairman […]

Anders Sorman-Nilsson – Creating Sustainable Success: Scenario Planning for the Coronavirus & Future Disruptions

Anders Sorman-Nilsson

Futurist Anders Sorman-Nilsson conducts scenario planning webinars that outline a strategic thinking method for innovation and risk mitigation – for both this viral disruption and the beyond-tomorrow trends. The video below is an on-demand Corona Strategy Webinar where Anders talks about future shock, disruption and more: Anders Sorman-Nilsson is a reformed lawyer, and the founder and […]

Michael McQueen: The Post-Crisis Kickstart

Michael McQueen

Michael McQueen launched his new keynote “The Post-Crisis Kickstart” to help organisations to cope with the challenges brought about by COVID-19. The secret to accelerated growth and sustained momentum In the wake of any crisis, smart businesses and leaders recognise the importance of kickstarting their momentum – and fast. Having spent over 15 years studying […]

Richard Gerver – From Chaos to Control

Richard Gerver

Bestselling author Richard Gerver joined us for a virtual fireside chat where we discussed how to face the changes brought about by COVID-19, what we can do when we feel stressed, how we can manage better from chaos to control, and how we can inspire others to face the challenge and make the best of […]