Thriving, Not Just Surviving, in a Fast-Changing World

COVID-19 has transformed our world – at home, at work, and in every other area of our lives. You might have heard people say, “We’re all in the same boat”, but that’s not true. We’re all in the same storm, but with different boats to navigate through that storm.

We also face change and disruption from many other directions, such as artificial intelligence, social media, climate change, new generations entering the workforce, more people working from home, and a focus on diversity and inclusion.

We don’t know what “the next normal” will look like, but we need to navigate an uncertain and volatile future, and we all have the opportunity to shape that future. Explore the biggest changes in our future, learn practical tools for better decision-making, and develop the new skills you need to thrive in a fast-changing world.

Key Messages

  • Understand the most important short-term and long-term trends shaping our world
  • Take more control of your own future – even in uncertainty and change
  • Learn how to be an active learner and possibility thinker


This 45-60 minute keynote (in person or online) is Gihan’s most-booked presentation, and is suitable for all audiences. Use this for a high-impact opening keynote, an inspiring closing keynote, or the opening session the morning after the Gala Dinner.