The following text is lifted from the now accepted book proposal to Flint Publishing, a division of the History Press: a) Please write an elevator pitch for your book (in no more than 20 words): Future Hackers is the indispensable guide for curious business leaders to think differently and make informed future-ready choices in a…Read more
9. The ‘Future-Ready’ Keynote Series – ‘The Death of Common Knowledge’
Fake News, Algo Filtering, Deepfakes... All are symptoms of a much larger problem, 'The Death of Common Knowledge'. What happens when society disagrees with basic facts? Water boils at 100oC. The moon orbits the earth. There are 365 days in a year. The pandemic has highlighted how polarised society can be on what's agreed to…Read more
8. The ‘Future-Ready’ Keynote Series – ‘Leadership and The Synthesising Mind’
Leaders must move to a synthesising mindset; which can connect the dots of multiple issues, signposted by multiple sources, instinctively, to form the relationships between them. They will appreciate the complexities of a situation without being blinded by the specifics. There is a component of instinct or gut feel: something entrepreneurs credit hugely, but which…Read more
6. The ‘Future-Ready’ Keynote Series – “Science and Spirituality”.
It's worth remembering that modern Psychology is only around 130 years old. Yet spirituality (arguably) has its roots in Neanderthals choosing to bury their dead. We see pioneers at the edge of modern science discover the spiritualists and mystics were always right in their understanding of what it means to be human. Academics such as…Read more