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6 future trends everyone has to be ready for today

October 19th, 2020 at 6:25 pm » Comments Off

I had the pleasure of talking with futurist and the managing partner of ChangeistScott Smith recently about some of the biggest macro trends everyone should be aware of today. While these trends had already begun prior to the coronavirus pandemic, in many ways, they accelerated as the world fought to deal with the pandemic and […]



10 tech predictions that could mean huge changes ahead

October 12th, 2020 at 11:29 am » Comments Off

CCS Insights published 100 tech predictions for the next few years, and the COVID-19 pandemic lurks behind many of them. An ongoing health crisis and a global recession: even for the most attuned of analysts, the past months have brought in a load of unexpected events that have made the coming years especially difficult to […]



Disruptor alert: Which sector is next?

October 11th, 2020 at 10:38 am » Comments Off

With change being the one constant, it is almost certain that more sectors will face disruption in Australia and across Asia in the future. Which industries will be next? Three experts weigh in.



3D printing a meatless world: Self-medication with 3D printed food

September 15th, 2020 at 9:29 am » Comments Off

  As we’ve seen previously in this series, 3D printing could have a significant impact on the burgeoning meatless meat industry. Moreover, everything is surimi is everything, and everything is surimi. These two claims of mine could have a substantial effect on 3D printing as an industry and our world in general, if they turn […]



Study finds global tipping points for EVs: 31-minute charging, 291 miles of range, $36,000

September 14th, 2020 at 12:09 pm » Comments Off

To achieve mass adoption, the average electric car will need to offer 31-minute charging, 291 miles of range, and a base price of $36,000. Those three factors comprise a global tipping point for EVs, according to a new study commissioned by oil company Castrol, which is looking to sell so-called “e-fluid” lubricants for EVs. Findings […]



The Event Industry is being confronted by its Napster moment

September 1st, 2020 at 10:03 am » Comments Off

All types of business events are in danger of their revenue streams of tickets, sponsorships, memberships, and other types of fees being eroded. This is happening as the world gets used to digital formats and alternatives emerge to physical networking, matchmaking, and other tasks we get out of these events. The threat sounds familiar?   […]



25 technology trends will define the next decade

August 20th, 2020 at 9:57 am » Comments Off

We may not be living on Mars or traveling to work using jet packs, but there’s no doubt the coming decade will bring many exciting technological advances. In this article, I want to outline the 25 key technology trends that I believe will shape the 2020s.



The workforce is about to change dramatically

August 14th, 2020 at 8:51 am » Comments Off

Three predictions for what the future might look like In march, tens of millions of American workers—mostly in white-collar industries such as tech, finance, and media—were thrust into a sudden, chaotic experiment in working from home. Four months later, the experiment isn’t close to ending. For many, the test run is looking more like the […]



Why College is never coming back

August 1st, 2020 at 10:53 am » Comments Off

 Here’s some great news: one of America’s most broken industries is finally being exposed as a sham. And make no mistake, the end of college as we know it is a great thing. It’s great for families, who’ll save money and take on less debt putting kids through school. It’s great for kids, who’ll no […]



This chart predicts which colleges will survive the Coronavirus

August 1st, 2020 at 10:48 am » Comments Off

Universities are an expensive operation with a relatively inflexible cost structure, and it’s forcing many schools to make poor choices Our fumbling, incompetent response to the pandemic continues. In six weeks, a key component of our society is in line to become the next vector of contagion: higher education. Right now, half of colleges and […]



Six experts on how we’ll live, work, and play in cities after COVID-19

July 13th, 2020 at 4:57 pm » Comments Off

Architects and urban planners from Gensler, Harvard, and Bloomberg Associates explain the changes coming to our shared spaces. For Fast Company’s Shape of Tomorrow series, we’re asking business leaders to share their inside perspective on how the COVID-19 era is transforming their industries. Here’s what’s been lost—and what could be gained—in the new world order. […]



Which jobs are coming back first? Which may never return?

June 29th, 2020 at 10:00 am » Comments Off

Job postings in the beauty and wellness category rebounded at the job-listing behemoth Indeed.  A snapshot of who’s hiring now, plus a warning about employment predictions in an unknown COVID-19 recovery. America’s job market added 2.5 million new jobs in May, as the economy began to wake up from what one economist called a “medically […]



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