Category Archives: Insights

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 […]

Martyn Newman, Clinical Psychologist Shares Insights on How to Cope with the Coronavirus Pandemic

Martyn Newman

Clinical psychologist and emotional intelligence expert Martyn Newman shares insights on how to cope with the coronavirus pandemic. Martyn shares videos that are useful for employers and employees alike: 1) How senior leaders can help their staff 2) What staff can do to develop key behaviours to help them cope and thrive 3) 5 Insights […]

Richard Gerver: Simplicity, An Uncomplicated Guide to Success

Richard Gerver

Business speaker and bestselling author Richard Gerver delivers keynote “Simplicity: An Uncomplicated Guide to Success” based on research and his book “Simple Thinking”.  In his exciting and dynamic speech, Richard covers topics such as achievement, business growth/strategy/trends, change management and leadership, creativity, innovation, motivation, peak performance and teamwork. He makes use of a unique storytelling […]

Mike Walsh: Digital disruption is now just digital delivery

Mike Walsh

Renowned futurist Mike Walsh discusses digital disruption in relation to what’s happening now all over the world. We are all disruptors now. Being digital is nothing special, it is just the price of staying in business. Our real opportunity as we work through the COVID-19 crisis is more than resilience – we have to walk […]

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Dana Leong – The Healing Power of Music & Art

Dana Leong

Dana Leong talks about The Healing Power of Music & Art in our recent Speakers Connect Virtual Fireside Chat. It is hard not to feel a bit anxious during this unusual time of COVID-19. We have therefore hosted a virtual fireside chat with two-time Grammy Awards musician, Dana Leong, to learn about the healing power […]

Rohit Talwar: What AI will mean for the future of financial services and the future of work

Rohit Talwar

Rohit Talwar, CEO and Founder of Fast Future shared his insights on AI and what the road to “super-intelligence” will look like, including where the investment will come from and why it’s important to start retraining people now, in an earlier interview. Watch Rohit’s insightful session with David Penn, Senior Research Analyst at Finovate below: […]

Leroy Chiao, Former NASA astronaut, shared social isolation tips

Leroy Chiao

With social distancing quickly becoming the norm across the globe, former NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao shares his tips on how to make the most out of being isolated for long stretches of time, in his recent Forbes interview. Leroy Chiao 焦立中 worked at NASA for 15 years before he left the agency in 2005.  A veteran […]

Arnold Ma: China 2020 – Marketing trends for the new decade

Arnold Ma

In a recent fireside chat, Arnold Ma, Founder of Qumin discussed with his colleagues what marketers looking to China should watch out for in 2020. The 3 major pillars they discussed, in particular, are people, technology and how these affect marketing. Arnold was joined by Qumin co-founder Thomas Nixon and Qumin marketing manager Louisa Loehrig […]

Anders Sorman-Nilsson: The Future of Healthcare

Anders Sorman-Nilsson

Futurist Anders Sorman-Nilsson shares insight on how the future of healthcare could unfold. Topics range from the use of AI to augmenting human intelligence, battling superbugs, taking more precautionary / predictive measures to ensure longer life and provide better critical / emergency care. Watch the highlights of his keynote below: Anders Sorman-Nilsson is a reformed lawyer, […]