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Rachel Botsman Received Thinker50 Breakthrough Idea Award

Rachel Botsman

We are delighted to share that Rachel Botsman, futurist, innovator and keynote speaker has just received the Thinkers 50 Breakthrough Idea Award. The T50 Breakthrough Idea Award is dedicated to the legacy of CK Prahalad and is given to changemakers whose ideas have great potential to push the boundaries of business and management. Rachel Botsman, a visiting […]

Rachel Botsman: Collaborative Consumption Will Define the 21st Century

Rachel Botsman, leading futurist, thinks that if the 20th century was defined by hyper consumption, the 21st century will be defined by collaborative consumption. Botsman defines collaborative consumption as being about “reputation, community and shared access” as opposed to “credit, advertising and individual ownership”. It is about connecting to each other and sharing and exchanging […]

Rachel Botsman: The Currency of the New Economy is Trust

Rachel Botsman  talked at TEDx about trust, reputation and influence, which she considers to be the currency of the new economy.  For instance, collaborative consumption – web-facilitated sharing of cars, apartments, skills – is powered by the participants’ reputation and trust. Rachel Botsman, author of What’s Mine is Yours: How Collaborative Consumption is Changing the […]