Tag Archives: trends

Philipp Kristian Diekhöner Launching New Book: RESET: Rethinking Our World and Creating a Different Future

Philipp Kristian Diekhöner

Philipp Kristian Diekhoner is set to launch his latest book: RESET: Rethinking Our World and Creating a Different Future and it’s already creating a buzz as pre-orders come in. Everybody has a plan until they don’t. 2020 was supposed to be different. Approaching the dawn of a new decade, global sentiment on the 2020s was […]

Jordan Nguyen – Future of Technology & Humanity

Jordan Nguyen

Automation and Artificial Intelligence has been around for many years, but more recently the large leaps and bounds of the technology mean they are drastically affecting our businesses and digital lives. We’re finding we need to transform in response to these evolving technologies. Everyone has heard about the oncoming threat of AI, but what about […]

Brett King: How banks could achieve digital innovations in the pandemic era

Brett King

Brett King, renowned fintech futurist explained how banks could achieve digital innovations in the pandemic era in his recent virtual presentation. Brett King is a bestselling author and the founder of a breakout new retail banking concept, Moven. Voted as American Banker’s Innovator of the Year in 2012, King initially achieved recognition for his bestselling book ‘BANK 2.0′, […]

Dave McCaughan: “COPING” with the COVID Pandemic

Dave McCaughan

COPING is a big theme of 2020 for many due to the COVID pandemic. Dave McCaughan, marketing expert shares his insights and research on the topic. Dave McCaughan has over three decades experience leading the development of advertising and marketing strategies across the Asia-Pacific region. He started in his native Sydney joining McCann in 1986 where […]

“The New Now” Keynote by Michael McQueen

Michael McQueen

Bestselling author and trend forecaster Michael McQueen launches his new keynote and his latest book, “The New Now: Preparing for the 10 Trends that will Dominate a Post-COVID World.” As the coronavirus pandemic begins to subside, smart leaders recognise that now is the time to gear up for what comes next. There is tremendous opportunity […]

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 […]

Dr Leroy Chiao New Keynote: Phoenix Rising – OWN the Future!

Dr Leroy Chiao

Dr Leroy Chiao has a new keynote “Phoenix Rising – OWN the Future!”. In this keynote, he talks about: Strive to own the future as we emerge from the pandemic! The key is leadership – Reset your culture, focus on winning in the new environment Emphasize operational excellence But also key on risk taking through technology […]

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 […]

Morinosuke Kawaguchi publishing new book Complete Analysis of Price-Value Interrelation: A Comparative Approach

Morinosuke Kawaguchi

Congratulations to Morinosuke Kawaguchi, Japanese futurist, for publishing his new book 超万物開闢図譜(ちょうばんぶつかいびゃくずふ) “Complete Analysis of Price-Value Interrelation: A Comparative Approach” (in Japanese) by Nikkei BP in March 2021! In this book, more than 2,400 products distributed in Japan are compared and evaluated by developing them on a coordinate map showing the unit price per kilogram […]

Mike Walsh: The Rise of Generation AI

Mike Walsh

Renowned futurist Mike Walsh believes that the next generation of consumers will not only be radically different to anything we have known, they will reshape the future in their own image. He further emphasizes “Forget Millennials. It is their kids we should be worrying about.” The next generation of consumers will not only be radically […]

Arnold Ma New Keynote: The 3rd Generation of Social Media… from China

Arnold Ma

Did you know that we’re currently experiencing what Arnold Ma likes to call the “3rd Generation of Social Media”? They used to say that “content is king”, but it has never been more important than during this generation. Social OS and AI content feeds have started to take over from the networks we were used […]

Cesar Harada Getting Hands Dirty with Various Sustainability Projects

Cesar Harada

Cesar Harada is a French-Japanese Designer, Environmentalist, Educator, Entrepreneur, passionate about Ocean Technology, Impact Innovation, and Education based in Hong Kong. Cesar is the Director of the MakerBay Group, Scoutbots, Senior Lecturer in Design and Architecture at The University of Hong Kong. He has got his hands dirty and launched a number of sustainability projects over the […]

Greg Larkin: Corporate Innovation

Greg Larkin

Greg Larkin, author of the international best-seller This Might Get Me Fired; and founder of Punks & Pinstripes, a global community of entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and punks, shared his insights on how to promote innovation and disruption in our companies at his presentation at Singularity University. Watch the video below to learn more: Greg Larkin has built […]

Winston Ma: The Digital Silk Road

Winston Ma

In his book and presentation, “The Digital Silk Road“, China investment expert Winston Ma offers investors, entrepreneurs, and all students of international business an essential guide to China’s new economy. The Chinese market is undergoing rapid digital transformation. Based primarily on technological innovation and domestic consumption—and less on government-led capital expenditure and the import-export business—China’s […]

Winston Ma: China-EU deal boosts Beijing’s goals to stay in global tech scene

Winston Ma

Winston Ma, former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC) and author of “The Hunt for Unicorns”, opined that the China-EU deal boosts Beijing’s goals to stay in global tech scene but rely on the U.S. less, in his recent CNBC interview. Here is a snippet: “You can see this dual circulation is balanced by […]

Mike Walsh: Why big companies struggle to reinvent themselves

Mike Walsh

In his recent keynote, futurist Mike Walsh discusses why transformation is so hard for big organizations. Why is transformation so hard for big organizations? It is not about their size. One of the most dangerous traps for corporations is to consume the idea of disruption, without actually internalizing it. They redesign their offices and add […]