The Future CEO

2016 and 2017  will be remembered as the years where the impossible became possible. Autonomous  cars in the form of Tesla’s Autopilot entered the mainstream, and driverless truck made a beer delivery on public roads; the UK voted for Brexit and Donald  Trump won the US Presidential race. For the first time on record, wind […]

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This list of personal values are so flipping important for success

Customers have changed, it’s not just technology  current global turmoil, there has been a values shift in societies attitudes towards globalisation, business, finance and consumerism. Our research undertaken in TomorrowToday’s laboratory is revealing that values-focused businesses are the way of the future. If you want your business and brand to be part of a new […]

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What a two year long study by Google of their top 180 most remarkable teams revealed. It’s not what they expected.

Like most leaders, Google Execs had believed that the best teams were those that had the best people “” the right people, on the right bus “” You want to employ the best engineer, the best manager and the best scientist and give them the best resource. Right? This is logical, there you have it, […]

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Bill Gates says the world is getting better not worse. Should you believe him?

“I woke up this morning,”  writes Bill Gate  “and, like most days, I read the news. It’s grim. Hurricanes in the Americas have killed dozens of people and displaced far more. Mexico is recovering from its most powerful earthquake in a century. North Korea is threatening its neighbors. The civil war in Syria seems to […]

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The 80 billion dollar reason for joining a remarkable movement powering business as a force for good

Join now and create the future   Here are some headlines from this story – $5 billion in illegal payments – 80 politicians under investigation including current and former presidents – 16 countries on 4 continents caught up – Petrobras shares lost $80bn in value – Odebrecht fined $2.6bn by the US Dept for Justice […]

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How to benefit from 7 remarkable steps that resulted in 7 remarkable achievements

After months of intense mathematical exercises, Albert Einstein decided to give himself a break from the work one night and let his imagination wander about the concepts of space and time, say Guenther Knoblich and Michael Oellinger inThe Eureka Momentwritten for Scientific America. In the article, they describe how Albert Einstein finally hit on the […]

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Why competitive advantage has shifted and the three driving forces changing everything

Three shifts are re-orchestrating many of the important components of competitive advantage, they require every leader’s attention SHIFT 1: THE POWER of SOCIAL “Through this new technology, people are now empowered to express their grievances and to follow people they see as echoing their grievances,” says  The New York Times. And, “if it wasn’t for […]

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Are you ready to catch the next innovation wave?

Innovation can be viewed as a process involving a series of discrete break-through inventions followed by incremental improvements which eventually leverage the full potential of the initial invention. It goes like this: Entrepreneurial start-ups experiment with  their  energy, time and capital, they take risks until they’ve cracked the profit code. Once the entrepreneur has done […]

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There is nothing wrong with Trump quitting the Paris Climate Agreement. Here is why we should welcome it

“Announcing his decision from the White House Rose Garden, Mr Trump said the Paris accord was an example of an international deal that hurt the US economy, and that he was fulfilling his “America First” campaign pledge to help American workers,” says the Financial Times The world media and twitter is in a furor, but […]

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7 steps to doing remarkable things and creating a freaking awesome future

This century should be rather remarkable but it will not just happen, you have to create it. Ancient Greeks had two concepts of time, chronos and kairos. The former referring to the sequential progress of time; and, the latter, opportune moments – pockets of exceptional time, rare instants, seasons when people tuned towards change seize […]

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Don’t f^%k-up the world, take your broken heart and do remarkable things

  Meryl Streep,  an actress who has achieved remarkable things, “slammed Donald Trump, honoured her late friend Carrie Fisher and praised a room full of Hollywood “outsiders” while accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 2017 Golden Globes” says Rolling Stones Magazine. Twitter  and the media is awash with comments about her talk and […]

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3 Steps for creating sustainable competitive advantage

If your organisation suddenly disappeared would it leave a hole no one could fill or would customers respond saying: “nah what hole?” Being efficient and effective no longer guarantees competitiveness, rather delivering meaningfulness does. Here are three steps that you can follow for  delivering meaningfulness: Step One: Ask yourself, within my world of influence, what […]

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Trump and BREXIT did the impossible. Now it’s your turn to shock your Mum

At just past midnight (GMT), on the 20th July, Donald Trump clinched the Republican nomination for US president. When Donald Trump announced his intention to run for president, many people dismissed his candidacy as a joke.  Seems that Trump is having the last laugh now.  Over the past year, the property developer from New York […]

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Migrants, economic meltdown or boon?

Demographics is the quantifiable study of populations based on factors such as age, race, sex, economic status, level of education, income level and employment, among others. It is typically one of the slower moving forces of change but as we look to the near future, demographics will become a most potent force of disruption. Demographic […]

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Your Destination Defines Your Destiny and how you live life. So why don’t you have one dipstick?

Ernest Shackleton’s Trans-Antarctica expedition of 1914 – 1917 is one of the most incredible adventure stories of all time. When the great explorer advertised for men to join his expedition this is the advert he posted: Men wanted for hazardous journey. Low wages, bitter cold, long hours of complete darkness. Safe return doubtful. Honour and […]

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Some stunningly disruptive demographic stats about the world population by 2060

Disruptive forces are growing in complexity, velocity and impact. One of the slower moving forces is demographics and this force is now a growing tsunami which will crash on the shores of both developed and developing economies. No region or country will be immune to the impact of demographic disruption over the next 50 years. […]

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