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Next Level Productivity – Five New Moves For Our Fast-Changing World

 12th January 2017 by gihan

When the Institute for the Future looked to identify the key skills for the future workplace, they knew those skills would not be technical, task-oriented skills – because those skills will become obsolete through automation and artificial intelligence. More ...

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Is Your Team Ready for the Future of Work?

 6th December 2016 by gihan

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The youngest Millennials (also know as Gen Ys), and their younger sibling Gen Z, expect more from their workplace.

Most workplaces still carry over baggage from 200 years ago, when offices were invented. But people are becoming much more entrepreneurial. More ...

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Futurist Spotlight on Virtual Reality

 29th November 2016 by gihan

Spotlight On Virtual Reality

Last year, when speaking at a real estate conference in Brisbane, I had the chance to test out a virtual reality headset from RealEstate.com. This technology allows property buyers and tenants to view and inspect a property even if they are on More ...

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Use This Trick to Figure Out Your Future Faster

 22nd November 2016 by gihan

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I’m speaking at the FPA (Financial Planning Association of Australia) national conference this week about The Future of Leadership, and we’ll be looking at the skills for the future workforce.

One of the key skills identified by the More ...

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Leads vs Loyalty: The Better Way to Make Money

 25th October 2016 by gihan

Leads vs Loyalty: The Better Way to Make Money

I have been speaking recently at conferences in a range of industries – including financial planning, corporate travel, insurance underwriting, banking, and healthcare. As part of our presentation briefing, I always ask my client about the More ...

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When it Comes to Innovation, Habit Trumps Discipline

 12th October 2016 by gihan

Habit Trumps Discipline

What are the habits in your personal life? Things like brushing your teeth twice a day, getting dressed, a glass of red wine with dinner, washing up the dirty dishes in the sink, putting on your seat-belt when you get in the car, going to the More ...

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Five Things You Must Know About The Future of Conferences

 13th September 2016 by gihan

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The NSW Government recently announced a trial of in-ground “traffic lights” at key intersections in the CBD, to warn pedestrians on mobile phones who don’t look up while crossing the road.

It’s been interesting to see the More ...

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The Key to Success in a Customer-Centric World

 30th August 2016 by gihan

The Key to Success in a Customer-Centric World

Last week, I delivered the opening keynote at the annual TravelManagers conference in Bangkok. The theme of the conference was “Adding Value” – an important principle in the life of a travel agent. And it’s not just for More ...

Build Trust with Virtual Team Members

 24th August 2016 by gihan

Build Trust with Virtual Team Members

In an office, people build trust through personal interactions. They work in the same building, park in the same car park, and eat at the same canteen or local cafés. They bring in birthday cakes, send their children to the same schools, and More ...

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Think Project, Not Goal

 16th August 2016 by gihan

Think Project Not Goal

When the Institute of the Future identified ten key skills for the future workforce, one of the most important in the list is what they call “Cognitive Load Management”.

This is what we used to call time management, and has expanded More ...

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