Tag Archives: Global Affairs

Michele Wucker spoke at Asia Pacific Digital Talent Summit 2022 in Thailand

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker recently spoke at Asia Pacific Digital Talent Summit 2022 in Thailand, on the topic: “Cultivate Talents, Unleash Digital”. During the firechat of the event, the following topics around future talents were discussed: How can we make sure the next generation is equipped with skills required to solve these societal and environmental potential risks? […]

Michele Wucker: Why China loves the Gray Rhino

Michele Wucker

In 2017, the Mainland Chinese newspaper, People’s Daily, warned that China faced a variety of systemic financial risks, including the “Gray Rhinos.” China’s business community immediately took notice of the term, and it is now used in Chinese media without explanation. Why China loves the Gray Rhino concept? Michele Wucker, the author of the “Gray […]

Sandra Navidi 2nd Book, FUTURE IQ: Your Success Strategies in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, Available in English

Sandra Navidi

Congratulations to Sandra Navidi for her second book now available in English: “FUTURE IQ: Your Success Strategies in the Age of Artificial Intelligence”.  Future IQ examines the disruptive effects that artificial intelligence has on jobs and provides key strategies to convert the resulting challenges into opportunities. Over the next decade, AI will replace up to […]

Dr. Parag Khanna CNN Interview: Russia is tilting towards the Asian system

Dr Parag Khanna

In his interview for CNN International, Dr Parag Khanna points to the trade linkages and diplomatic alignments binding Russia to China and India as well, embedding Russia in the Asian system. Both China and India have pledged to go their own way on Russia, meaning they will take full advantage of the situation to benefit their […]

Lijia Zhang Shared Insights about Ukraine War and Media Freedom at Italian Sky TV Panel

Lijia Zhang

Lijia Zhang participated in a TV panel discussion organized by Italian Sky TV about the Ukraine war and media freedom. It took place at the Kursaal Theatre in Bari, in southern Italy. On stage with Lijia was an Italian journalist who has just returned from reporting in Kyiv. The third panelist was a Russian journalist, […]

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 […]

Lijia Zhang Inspirational Virtual Presentation – Regarding the Transformation of Herself and China

Lijia Zhang

Lijia Zhang‘s self transformation, is also a reflection of the development of modern China. Inspirational Virtual Presentation – Regarding the Transformation of Herself and China. This Chinese New Year, Lijia has been invited to share her inspirational personal story and the truths and myths of China, by a European Bank with their colleagues. The audiences […]

Dr Maha Aziz’s New Book THE GLOBAL KID Makes Amazon Top 100 Bestseller List

Dr Maha Aziz

Dr Maha Aziz has just published her new book, “The Global Kid: A VR/AR Political Comic Book”. In the first week since its Dec 2021 soft launch, it made it onto Amazon’s Top 100 bestsellers list; and pre-launch, it earned its first US children’s book (Moonbeam) award. As the global pandemic is raging again, Dr […]

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 […]

Dr Parag Khanna’s Book MOVE is front and center on the Financial Times list of best books of 2021

Dr Parag Khanna

Financial Times chief foreign affairs columnist Gideon Rachman has named Dr Parag Khanna‘s book, MOVE, to the list of best books of 2021. He says: “Despite the calls in parts of the west to halt the flows of people, Khanna sees mass migration as both inevitable and welcome. But his work also contains dark forecasts about […]

Dr Parag Khanna: Why Mobility is Destiny

Dr Parag Khanna

Futurist Dr Parag Khanna uncovers the deep trends that are shaping the most likely scenarios for our future and asks what map of human geography will emerge. The map of humanity isn’t settled — not now, not ever. In the 60,000 years since people began spreading across the continents, a recurring feature of human civilization […]

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 […]