Talks: Trusting Machines Snd Strangers With Our Future

Rachel Botsman: We’ve stopped trusting institutions and started trusting strangers Rachel Botsman is an author and a visiting academic at the University of Oxford, Saïd Business School. Her work focuses on how technology is enabling trust in ways that are changing the way we live, work, bank and consume. She defined the theory of “collaborative […]

Forward Thinking Ideas For Future Focused Individuals

Sal Khan: Let’s teach for mastery — not test scores Salman “Sal” Khan is the founder and chief executive officer of Khan Academy, a not-for-profit with a mission of providing a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. Khan Academy started as a passion project in 2004. Khan’s cousin was struggling with math, so he tutored […]

How Jobs Will Survive The Future And The Advancement Of Technology

Martin Reeves: How to build a business that lasts 100 years Martin Reeves is the Director of the BCG Henderson Institute, BCG’s think tank for new ideas in strategy and management, and a Senior Partner based in New York City. Reeves has been with the firm for 26 years and focuses on strategy, dividing his […]

How To Be Aware Of Our Ever Changing Future

Andrew McAfee: What will future jobs look like? Andrew McAfee studies the ways that information technology (IT) affects businesses, business as a whole, and the larger society. His research investigates how IT changes the way companies perform, organize themselves and compete. At a higher level, his work also investigates how computerization affects competition, society, the […]

It’s Time To rethink Historically Sound Practices

Leila Hoteit: 3 lessons on success from an Arab businesswoman Dr. Leila Hoteit is a partner and managing director at BCG, based in Dubai. She leads the education and human capital development work in the Middle East. Dr. Hoteit’s career spans over 13 years in the management consulting industry. As part of her assignments, Dr. […]

Our Way Of Thinking Cannot Be Set In Stone

Julia Galef: Why you think you’re right — even if you’re wrong Julia Galef co-founded the Center for Applied Rationality, a nonprofit organization devoted to helping people improve their reasoning and decision-making, particularly with the aim of addressing global problems. Julia’s background is originally in statistics, and she did social science research at Columbia and […]

Three Talks From Creative Minds To Start Your Week

Simon Sinek: How Great Leaders Inspire Action Simon Sinek is an author best known for popularizing the concept of “the golden circle” and to “Start With Why”. His process is described as “a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?”. We must know why we […]

3 Talks On How Creativity Inspires

Dananjaya Hettiarachchi: How The World Champion Of Public Speaking Prepares For Presentations Dananjaya J. Hettiarachchi is a speaker, trainer and HRD specialist. He is the 2014 World Champion of Public Speaking. Hettiarachchi was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He was educated at S. Thomas’ College, Mt Lavinia and later gained a Bachelor’s degree with a […]

Talks That Every Leader Needs To Hear

Elizabeth Gilbert: Your elusive creative genius Elizabeth Gilbert faced down a premidlife crisis by doing what we all secretly dream of — running off for a year. Her travels through Italy, India and Indonesia resulted in the megabestselling and deeply beloved memoir Eat, Pray, Love, about her process of finding herself by leaving home. She’s […]

Four Talks For Start Your Week On The Right Note

Dan Pink: The puzzle of motivation With a trio of influential bestsellers, Dan Pink has changed the way companies view the modern workplace. In the pivotal A Whole New Mind, Pink identifies a sea change in the global workforce — the shift of an information-based corporate culture to a conceptual base, where creativity and big-picture […]