Keynote speaker on global trends, author of 16 Futurist books - Patrick Dixon.

 

How street traders drive economic growth in emerging markets

Future of Emerging Markets - Keynote Speaker

It is easy for governments in emerging nations to focus policy on helping or attracting big business, but small family-owned businesses are usually the greatest creator of new jobs, partly because there are so many of them. If a million businesses with an average of 10 employees, each manage to employ an average of just one extra person each, that’s a million new jobs.  But most of these businesses will have started out informally and very small.  Lessons from informal street-traders in India and Vietnam.

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Truth about Global Economic Crisis: America, EU, China, Emerging Markets

Future Trends, Economy, Markets, Keynote Speaker

GWP Global Economic Growth“Smart Economics is about more than numbers in a globalised, rapidly changing, multi-cultural, digital world.” It is easy to gain the impression from TV news channels and Business news pages that the entire global economy has been in free-fall for the last 2-3 years, and that recovery is a long way off.  By 2011, GWP had bounced back to levels seen in 2004-2007.  The world economy only shrank for just over 12 months. It is true that our world continues to be vulnerable to a further economic shock, but we do need to see these things in the context of longer history, and longer future. What kind of events could trigger a second global shock?

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How to Reduce Staff Turnover. Recruit and keep the best. Future of Human Resources Keynote Speaker

Future of Work, Workplace and HR - Keynotes

Future of Human Resources. How to motivate teams, recruit and retain the best people. How to engage workforce. Why so many women leave workplace of legal firms and large organisations. Managing two careers in the household. Why work-life balance matters to leaders and what to do about it: life-life balance. Lessons from non-profit organisations and volunteering. How to learn more about the real motivation of your team members in 3 minutes than...

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Uncommon Sense, Uncommon Nonsense - review of leadership book by Jules Goddard and Tony Eccles

Leadership, Strategy, Business Ethics - Keynotes

“Uncommon sense, Common nonsense” is a much-needed blast of fresh air. Written by Jules Goddard and Tony Eccles, this book is clever, witty, challenging and provocative - a sharply written and entertaining attack on all kinds of management myths, warning of dangerous and futile nonsense promoted by many so-called business gurus.  Full of leadership common sense. Deeply rooted in daily realities of business life. It will challenge how you think about running a corporation, leading teams, strategy, making things happen. Worth buying for the chapter on Discovery Programmes alone.

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