Interview with

Ross Dawson

Futurist / Author, The Living Network

Excerpts below: (Watch full interview here)

1/ What Happens Next?

  • Things will not get back to where it was again in the near future.
  • Covid-19 will force a significant change to the way business is conducted and to the global supply chain mechanism. 
  • There will be a limit to face to face interactions, which will affect travels, events and other related services industries.
  • Countries would be shifting towards more local produce.
  • The practice of just in time management will be reduced as there is a need have built in margin for delays.  
  • The role of the government will be significantly shifted to include a more serious consideration for health and economic inclusion.
  • This crisis will be a major turning point for humanity and we can expect a big shift in how we organize the society.

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Ross Dawson @ AFES 2018 Keynote

2/ On the Future of Work:

  • Employees will experience more flexibility – to work from home and have a better control of their time.
  • Which will result in an improved quality of life and overall productivity, and substantial reduction in traffic in major cities.

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3/ On Events & Entertainment Industry:

  • How the events, sports, conferencing and other entertainment industries will be affected.
  • And advice on how to rethink strategy through the application of technology.

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4/ On Survival and Reinvention:

  • How to reinvent your organisations to be relevant to the needs of the current time.
  • How to reinvent the way you use your staff and your existing assets.
  • How to reinvent the way you work.

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5/ On Re-Imagining a Better Future

Keyword – Inclusivity! This crisis will accentuate political, wealth and healthcare divides. It also provides an opportunity for leaders to seriously rethink about how to bring about more inclusive societies.

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About Ross Dawson

Ross Dawson is globally recognized as a leading futurist, keynote speaker, strategy advisor, and bestselling author. He is Founding Chairman of Future Exploration Network, which helps leading organizations act today to create a successful future.
Ross has been named as one of the most influential people in the world in the future of work, Enterprise 2.0, and crowdfunding, and by Digital Media magazine as one of the 40 biggest players in Australia’s digital age.

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Watch Ross’s keynote on How different will the future be? at AFES 2018 here

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