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The Australian Fintech Landscape

 25th September 2018 by gihan

I’ve been doing a lot of work in the financial services industry recently, and it’s an area that has been facing a lot of disruption recently.

Of course, there’s the Financial Services Royal Commission, which is due to deliver More ...

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It’s Both an Evolution and a Revolution

 11th September 2018 by gihan

I’ve just come back from a short holiday in Singapore, where we spent some time eating, shopping, walking, sightseeing, and enjoying a few days of warmth after a cold winter in Perth.

One of the amazing things about Singapore is the way it More ...

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Artificial Intelligence Works Best When Combined With Our Own

 29th May 2018 by gihan

There is a lot of discussion about the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in our future. But it’s still early days for AI, and the best uses of AI happen when we combine it with our own human genius. We need strong leaders who push for change More ...

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Think Deeper About How to Leverage New Technology

 17th May 2018 by gihan

Did you see Google’s recent demo of its AI software, Google Duplex? It’s been doing the rounds on the Internet in the last week, as people marvel, critique and parody it.

In case you haven’t seen it, it’s a demonstration More ...

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Forever Young

 16th January 2018 by gihan

Our current life expectancy is around 80-90 years. But what if that doubled – or more? How would that affect your personal life, your professional life, your business, and society as a whole? That might sound like science fiction, but life extension More ...

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Find Your Disruption Pressure Points

 4th January 2018 by gihan

You might be sick of hearing about “disruption” in every industry. And that’s no surprise, because examples abound: Uber disrupting the taxi industry, Netflix disrupting movie rentals and cinemas, Apple disrupting the music industry, and so on. More ...

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The #1 Skill to Future Proof Your Business

 28th December 2017 by gihan

I have TPD insurance with AIA. That’s no big deal, of course – thousands of Australians are insured with AIA. But an interesting feature of my AIA insurance is that I get a 10% discount on all my Qantas domestic flights. As a professional speaker More ...

Disrupt Yourself

 24th December 2017 by gihan

You’ve done everything right, played by the rules, and built a solid business, but the world has changed and everything you valued is shaken to the core. So how do you continue to be successful in a fast-changing world? In a nutshell: Disrupt More ...

Forever Young – Life Extension Science

 21st December 2017 by gihan

In 2015, then-Treasurer Joe Hockey was ridiculed for suggesting that some children alive right now could live to 150. But experts in anti-ageing – or “life extension science”, as it’s known – support his claim. It’s More ...

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas – Disrupted!

 14th December 2017 by gihan

(by Gihan Perera, with a nod and a wink to Clement Clarke Moore)

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse
The stockings were hung by the chimney, in time
For last-minute More ...

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