Category Archives: Media

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 […]

Dave McCaughan: We consider our water footprints for our sustainable future

Dave McCaughan

Dave McCaughan, marketing expert, shared his insights on water footprints in his recent interview. Water footprints is not a very popular concept yet. Nevertheless, for almost every product we consume, there are water footprints. We must raise awareness of how much water we consume, and how precious it is, for our sustainable future…. Dave McCaughan has […]

Chef Dirk Haltenhof RTHK Interview: Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the F&B Industry

Dirk Haltenhof

Celebrity chef Dirk Haltenhof was recently interviewed by RTHK Radio on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the F&B industry, and how his team has been innovating quickly to adapt to the changes to continue serving the customers. Listen to the entire interview here. Born and raised in Black Forest, Germany, Dirk Haltenhof developed a […]

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 […]

Azran Osman-Rani Named One of The Most Influential Voices In Asia Right Now by Tatler

Azran Osman-Rani

We at Speakers Connect are proud to share that Azran Osman-Rani was on Tatler’s list of The Most Influential Voices in Asia Right Now! Azran Osman-Rani is a frequent speaker on driving competitiveness and innovation in modern corporate culture, and has drawn numerous fans in C-suites across Asia with his book 30 Days and 30 Years, which […]

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 […]

Gary Neville, Manchester United star, opens hotels to medical staff to help with coronavirus crisis

Gary Neville

Former Manchester United star Gary Neville has turned himself into a hotel developer in the past few years. In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, he opens his hotels free of charge to health workers to help with the current crisis. A great role model for us to learn from! “It is something we are […]

Michelle Sun interviewed by Apple Daily in Hong Kong on her entrepreneurial journey

Michelle Sun

Michelle Sun was interviewed by Apply Daily in Hong Kong recently on her entrepreneurial journey. Click the image below to watch the video and learn more: Read the rest of the interview here. Michelle Sun is the founder of First Code Academy, a leading coding and STEM education institute for kids from 4 to 18 years old […]

Alice Kaushal on Advising Businesses on Business Etiquette and Customer Services

Alice Kaushal

Alice Kaushal was on the front cover of the Examiner Weekender on how she runs her international business etiquette firm from Launceston, Australia. Alice advises businesses on the manners laid down by business etiquette guru Emily Post, and updated for a globalised world almost a century later. “Take the Italian jewellery company Bulgari,” Ms Kaushal […]

Dr Andy Xie’s economic advice for India: Invest in Infrastructure

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie recently shared insights with Times of India about economic strategies, possible stock market crash and more: I had said pass a land acquisition law for infrastructure. Mandatory acquisition of land that’s what China did almost 30 years ago. Without that you cannot do infrastructure. Without infrastructure, don’t talk about GDP rising, doesn’t make sense. […]

Dr Jordan Nguyen ABC Catalyst TV Program Aired

Dr Jordan Nguyen

Dr Jordan Nguyen‘s new TV documentary, “Meet The Avatars” was aired on 15th August as the first one hour special in the return of ABC Catalyst TV program! The episode is about the profound, exciting adventure into some of the wild human possibilities of Virtual Reality technology we must start addressing, exploring and discussing… Dr […]

Press Coverage on Michele Wucker’ Gray Rhino Analogy

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker‘s Gray Rhino Analogy has been getting a lot of attention, especially in the press. Just last month, Michele’s gray rhino analogy is covered by various media. Take a look.. Front page at New York Times on the “Gray Rhino” issues in China: “Let the West worry about so-called black swans, rare and unexpected events that can […]

Jordan Nguyen: Where is Technology Leading Humanity?

Jordan Nguyen

Jordan Nguyen’s mission in life is to improve the lives of as many people as possible and to be a driving force behind positive human and technological evolution into the future. At his recent TEDxSydney interview, Jordan shared his ideas on where he believes technology is leading humanity. Watch the video below to learn more […]

Anders Sörman-Nilsson Featured on Cover Story of Meetings International Magazine

  Meetings International Magazine issue no. 19 features no other than Anders Sorman-Nilsson on the cover! Here are snippets of the cover story: “A lot of the work we do with businesses is around getting people to think in a ’pre-mortem’ style, so I often ask clients to imagine that it’s a certain date in the future and […]

Lewis Pugh on the Alternative Rich List

Lewis Pugh

Lewis Pugh  was amongst the few that were included in the Alternative Rich List published by the UK Sunday Times, in conjunction with the annual Sunday Times Rich List. It is a list that acknowledges “wealth” beyond material wealth. The diverse group of 50 people on the list included Sir David Attenborough, Banksy, Virginia McKenna, […]