Category Archives: Insights

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 […]

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 […]