Thinking Ahead Newsletter

The Thinking Ahead newsletter keeps you up-to-date with future technology, innovation, business practice, and the changing workplace. More importantly, it gives you practical techniques and strategies for assessing the risks, understanding the challenges, and taking advantage of the opportunities in our fast-moving world.

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Future Proof Self-Assessment Tool

Future ProofIs your business at risk of disruption? Uber, Airbnb and Apple are often cited as businesses that disrupted entire industries. But they are not the most disruptive kind of force that can strike a business. They are not even the second-most disruptive.

Complete this self-assessment tool to discover the six disruptive forces that could shake up your business. It takes just 5-6 minutes to complete, and you’ll get a report to help you plan for these forces, adapt to them, and maybe even thrive because you understand them.

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Fit For the Future App

Stay on top of what’s coming up for your work, your business and your life with my free app. I share the sources and resources I use myself to learn the future trends, technology, tools and techniques for becoming fit for the future.


  • Recommended books to read
  • Podcast episodes and audio programs
  • High-quality videos about new technology and business trends
  • Webinar recordings from my webinar series, “Future Proof”
  • My own articles about how to future-proof your work and life
  • and more

It’s free, and available now for both iOS and Android devices.

Future Proof Webinars

The world around us is changing so fast it’s difficult to know what our future holds. But there are clues everywhere! This monthly webinar series will keep you in touch with our future – what’s ahead, what it means for us, and how to stay ahead of the game. This is not just theory; I’ll also give you practical examples and ideas for you to future-proof your organisation, teams, and career.

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Fit For the Future Podcast

As a business leader, thought leader, or business owner, you know the world of leadership has changed. Your organisation or business is changing fast, your team members expect more from you, and you’re expected to build your own personal brand as a leader.

The Fit For the Future podcast helps you navigate this fast-changing world by bringing you ideas, information, interviews and insights for leveraging your leadership and being fit for the future.

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The Future of Leadership

Our fast-moving, dynamic, customer-centric world needs a new kind of leadership. The best leaders now are authorities in their own right, leverage the power of their team members, and engage their wider community. Your team members are smart, talented, innovative, and savvy people. They want leaders who are mentors, not just managers; teams with purpose, not just profit; and work that gives meaning, not just money. They want leaders who will help them shine. This book is for you if you’re that kind of leader.

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The Future of Conferences Report

The Future of ConferencesVideoconferencing, online meetings, telepresence and other collaboration technology are gaining traction. That doesn’t mean the in-person conference is obsolete – but its role has changed. Some of the benefits of coming together for a conference can be achieved just as effectively in other ways.

In this report, we look at ten trends affecting professional conferences and events, and how conference organisers take advantage of them. Good conference organisers adapt to these changes. Great conference organisers embrace them to create transformational experiences.

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