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Michele Wucker Interview on Safety and Risk Success Podcast

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker was interviewed by Christian Harris on his popular Safety and Risk Success podcast recently. They talked about the Ukraine situation, how to define and communicate risk, and how risk fingerprints can affect organizational culture and will drive the New World Of Work. Some highlights: ✅ How does Michele define risk, and what does […]

Dr Andy Xie: Ukraine crisis could spell a drawn-out war that will hit financial speculators hard

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, opined that Ukraine crisis could spell a drawn-out war that will hit financial speculators hard. With no swift resolution to the Ukraine war in sight and a risk of the conflict spreading, markets must wake up to the reality of massive energy and food supply shocks. The likelihood that financial […]

Winston Ma – The Future of Technology

Winston Ma

Winston Ma, author and adjunct professor at New York University School of Law, was recently interviewed by CGTN America, on the future of technology, China’s role in it, and the competition between China and US. In China, the next frontier of technology advancement is in artificial intelligence. A national AI plan has helped the technology […]

Manu Bhaskaran, Leading Singapore-based Economist, Joined the Japan-Singapore Symposium Webinar “Japan-Singapore Partnership in Regional Cooperation”

Manu Bhaskaran

Manu Bhaskaran, leading Singapore-based Economist, joined the Japan-Singapore Symposium Webinar “Japan-Singapore Partnership in Regional Cooperation”, to discuss with the other experts from both Singapore and Japan, the following topics: (1) Political and Security Development in the Indo-Pacific: Implications for Japan and ASEAN; (2)Review of Japan-Singapore Bilateral Relations in the Regional Context; and (3) Regional Economic […]

Winston Ma – CNBC Interview on China’s Digital Currency

Winston Ma

Winston Ma of the New York University School of Law discusses China’s efforts to get more people to use the digital currency and what its central bank’s “ultimate plan” is for it. In this CNBC interview, Winston opines that “the central banks and the governments still need to find more creative ways to get people […]

Sandra Navidi Published New Book on the Disruptive Effects on AI on Jobs

Sandra Navidi

Sandra Navidi has published her new book “Das Future-Proof Mindset: Die vier essenziellen Regeln für Ihren Erfolg im Zeitalter der Künstlichen Intelligenz” in German, and as an audio book. The second edition will be released shortly. In the book, she examined the disruptive effects that artificial intelligence has on jobs and provide key strategies to […]

Former Australian Ambassador, Dr Geoff Raby, Shared Insights on the China-Australia Relationship in Bloomberg Interview

Dr Geoff Raby

Dr Geoff Raby, former Australian Ambassador to China, was recently interviewed at the “Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia” with Haidi Stroud-Watts and Shery Ahn. He discussed the the strained China-Australia relationship and more. Click the image below to watch the interview: Dr. Geoff Raby 芮捷锐博士 was Australia’s Ambassador to China from 2007 to 2011. After 27 years in the public service, he […]

Michele Wucker Virtual Fireside Chat with Entrepreneurs and Senior Executives

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker, best-selling author of The Gray Rhino and You Are What You Risk, shared her insights on “Decoding the Grey Rhino” with a group of CEOs and senior executives, at a recent virtual fireside chat. The key takeaways of the session include: – Why you’re more likely than you think to be falling short […]

Winston Ma: Beijing wants to emphasize the e-yuan is the only ‘legitimate’ digital currency in China

Winston Ma

Winston Ma in his recent CNBC interview, shared his insights that Beijing wants to emphasize the e-yuan is the only ‘legitimate’ digital currency in China. Read the rest of the article here. Winston Ma is an investor, attorney, author, and adjunct professor in the global digital economy. He is one of a small number of native […]

Dr Andy Xie SCMP Article: How China’s coal crisis exposes the hypocrisy of the West’s carbon footprint

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie discussed China’s coal crisis and the West’s carbon footprint The surging electricity demand is driven by export recovery. China is on pace to increase exports by US$700 billion this year, more than Japan’s total exports. As central banks and governments hand out money to people during the […]

Michele Wucker: Gray Rhino – highly probable risks in the field of sustainable development

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker, best-selling author of Gray Rhino, shared her insights on the highly probable risks in the field of sustainable development at the recent ESG Spain 2021 – Corporate Sustainability Forum. Watch the event recording below, Michele’s speech starts at around 1:42:00: Michele Wucker is an award-wining global thought leader who draws on three decades of […]

Michele Wucker: Was the pandemic a grey rhino or a black swan?

Michele Wucker

Was the pandemic a grey rhino or a black swan? Best-selling author, Michele Wucker opined that it was more predictable than people realise. The pandemic should encourage policymakers to pay more attention to other known but poorly managed risks. These include rising inequality, climate change and financial imbalances such as dangerous corporate-debt levels and asset […]

Release of Chinese Simplified Characters Edition of Your Are What You Risk by Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker

CITIC Press has released the Chinese simplified characters edition of YOU ARE WHAT YOU RISK: The New Art and Science of Navigating an Uncertain World, published in the US in April by Pegasus books. The Chinese edition, with a preface written for Chinese audience, is part of the Rhino Books imprint created in 2017 for […]

Michele Wucker: Challenges for ESG Getting to a Zero Carbon Future

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker, author of best-seller, Gray Rhino, spoke at the ESG Global Leaders Summit held in Beijing August 26, focusing on “ESG Development and a New Low-Carbon Sustainable Future.” The summit was led by Sina Finance ESG channel and co-hosted by CITIC Publishing Group. If we humans do not change, we will be trampled. So […]

Dr Andy Xie: The Trojan horse threat behind China’s tutoring and tech crackdown amid US rivalry

In a recent opinion piece for SCMP, Dr Andy Xie discussed the continuing China-US rivalry, how both industries are becoming more powerful and more. Here are some highlights: Beijing is cracking down on tutoring businesses in its latest move to reshape China’s economy. Internet companies have also been under scrutiny for some time. Many actions fall […]

Sandra Navidi Publishes New Book: Das Future-Proof Mindset

Sandra Navidi

Sandra Navidi has recently published her second book “Das Future-Proof Mindset: Die vier essenziellen Regeln für Ihren Erfolg im Zeitalter der Künstlichen Intelligenz“, in German. Handelsblatt has selected “Das Future-Proof-Mindset” as one of its summer reading recommendations. In its review, it stated that the book provides a “fascinating overview”, is “intellectually sound” and “diligently researched.”. […]