Era of Global Transition

2013: Understanding a new world (Part 2)

In my last post 2013: Understanding a new world (Part 1) I emphasised the point that we need to look for signals that could give us an early warning of a dramatic change in the world order – something that many businesses are probably ill-prepared for. I set out some of the […]

2013: Understanding a new world (Part 1) 1

Resolutions and Predictions So it’s January and a new year has broken. That means it’s time for those New Year resolutions (that, if you’re like me, will never be kept) and yes, all those predictions for what life will be like at the end of 2013. The newspapers are full […]

After America: Thinking beyond economic globalization

The following post is based on my presentation given at the ‘After America: Exploring a new world order’ event at Cass Business School, London, 3rd December 2012. Dangerous Assumptions One of the deep assumptions that we tend to make when we’re preparing our business plans is that we live in, […]

Event Invitation – After America: Exploring a new world order

CASS BUSINESS SCHOOL, LONDON 3rd DECEMBER 2012 6:00PM More than an economic downturn Looking back over the last three months, we have witnessed mixed economic indicators, stubborn levels of youth unemployment in Europe, emerging worries that the US faces its own ‘Euro Crisis’, doubts regarding the efficacy of austerity programs, […]