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Michele Wucker: Black Swans and Gray Rhinos

Michele Wucker

In a recent podcast, Michele Wucker, best-selling author of “the Gray Rhino” and most recently “You Are What You Risk”, talked about risk, decision making and uncertainty with the hosts, and in particular: • Five reasons decision makers have for not addressing problems • Making the “devil’s advocate” more prominent in the decision making process […]

Michele Wucker publishing new book You Are What You Risk: The New Art and Science of Navigating and Uncertain World

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker, best-selling author of “The Gray Rhino”, will be publishing her new book, “You Are What You Risk: The New Art and Science of Navigating and Uncertain World” on April 6, 2021. What drives a sixty-four-year-old woman to hurl herself over Niagara Falls in a barrel? Why do young journalists risk their lives to […]

Michele Wucker Spoke on “Learning to Navigate an Uncertain World” at Experiencia IDEA Management

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker, author of best selling Gray Rhino, spoke on “Learning to Navigate an Uncertain World” at Experiencia IDEA Management and got excellent feedback. “The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted life as we once knew it. The virus has intensified economic inequalities and imbalances, sped up digital disruption, and put a premium on flexibility and smart […]

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 […]

Michele Wucker -The Five Stages of the Coronavirus Gray Rhino

Michele Wucker

The whole world is impacted by the Coronavirus outbreak. Michele Wucker, author of best-seller Gray Rhino, opined that there are strategies to help countries response more promptly. The most important is to identify which stage you are at facing the challenge. In my book, THE GRAY RHINO, I developed a five-stage framework for analyzing responses […]

Michele Wucker: Gray Rhino – How can leaders identify Gray Rhinos?

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker is an author, commentator and policy analyst specializing in the world economy and crisis anticipation. Michele is a global thought leader with three decades of experience in media, finance, and non-profit management and content creation. She is the author of The Gray Rhino: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers we […]

Michele Wucker: How can China’s economy fight against gray rhino in 2019?

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker, author of best-selling book Gray Rhino, spoke in Hangzhou, China at a business conference on how can China’s economy fight against grey rhino in 2019. The audience appreciate Michele’s insights a lot and they had great exchange. Michele Wucker is an award-wining global thought leader who draws on three decades of experience in media […]

Michele Wucker Gray Rhino TED Talk

Michele Wucker

Policy strategist and award-winning global thought leader Michele Wucker delivered a TED Talk on The Gray Rhino—the unpreventable danger that we often choose to ignore. In her talk, Michele urges us to replace the myth of the “black swan” — that rare, unforeseeable, unavoidable catastrophe — with the reality of the “gray rhino”. She shows […]

Michele Wucker Spoke at TED on the “gray rhino,” the common obvious catastrophes

Michele Wucker, finance and policy strategist, founder and CEO of Gray Rhino & Company spoke at the TED Salon: Imagine If, a session of talks in partnership with the U.S. Air Force Michele’s big idea was all about replacing the myth of the “black swan” with the reality of a “gray rhino” so we can face […]

Michele Wucker, author of The Gray Rhino, spoken at conference in Singapore

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker  , author of best-selling book The Gray Rhino, was invited to speak at the ZAOJIU conference in Singapore, on the “uncertainty in the fourth industrial revolution” “Even if you’re just predicting the future, you have the ability to influence the course of events.” What are the obvious, high-probability crisis events that are likely […]

Michele Wucker shared her Gray Rhino insights in China

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker was invited to speak in China on her insights on the Gray Rhinos. At this turbulent time, vision on how to identify upcoming dangers is highly appreciated, no wonder Michele is beloved by her fans and readers. Michele Wucker is an award-wining global thought leader who draws on three decades of experience in media […]

Michele Wucker’s Book “Why the Cocks Fight” Chosen as the Campus Book for the Year by Bronx Community College, CUNY

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker‘s Book “Why the Cocks Fight” Chosen as the Campus Book for the Year by Bronx Community College, CUNY. Michele is invited to give a talk to the students and faculty in Dec 2018. “Why the Cocks Fight” is an especially meaningful book for the students as many of them are Dominican and/or Haitian. […]

President Xi Jinping Reading Augmented by Brett King & Grey Rhino by Michele Wucker

President Xi Jinping

President Xi Jinping is reading books authored by our speakers, including “Augmented” by Brett King and also “Grey Rhino” by Michele Wucker. This article, gives a quick rundown of the books that can be seen on the president’s bookshelf during his annual New Year’s greeting from his office and two books from our speakers were […]

Inspiring Female Speakers

We at Speakers Connect are most blessed for the opportunity to work with so many inspiring female speakers! Here are some examples: Lauren Burns: Olympic gold medalist and inspirational speaker Mina Guli: global leader, founder and CEO of Thirst Lorraine Hahn: journalist, moderator and media trainer Haiyan Wang: global strategist, author and managing partner at […]

Michele Wucker Spoke on the Future of Education in Korea

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker shared her insights on the future of education in Korea, as part of a special EBS broadcast. Click the image below to watch Michele’s remarks that start at 12:19: Michele Wucker is an award-wining global thought leader who draws on three decades of experience in media and non-profit management and policy development. Michele is […]

Michele Wucker spoke at World Knowledge Forum 2017 in Seoul

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker, author of best-selling Grey Rhino, spoke at World Knowledge Forum 2017 in Seoul, South Korea, and has gained a huge following! Audience waited under the sun for Michele‘s autograph and all her books at the event was sold out! Michele Wucker is an award-wining global thought leader who draws on three decades of experience […]