Stories of past successes and learnings.
Mr Price's big ambition for the future
To be the most valuable retailer in Africa.
Who are the hottest influencers right now?
Celebrity gamers themselves are now in high demand as endorsers of products and promoters of brands.
How science fiction can help build more innovative companies
The value of science fiction to share the strategic vision of a company is that it suspends any mental reservation towards the big future vision.
MOOD Gin: The world's first gin that mixes with tonic or soda water
Classic G&T or go sugar-free - whatever your mood.
How to forecast your opponent's morale
In assessing how willing an opponent, a competitor, an aggressor is to then win that vital inch - how can you forecast how motivated they are to win?
How much of Aviation Gin's R10 billion sales price was as a direct result of Ryan Reynolds' deft touch?
Is Aviation that good a gin, or is Ryan Reynolds that good an actor?
How successfully are South African businesses innovating?
How well have South African businesses innovated up to this point and where are the opportunities in the future?
How Birkenstocks became cool
All too often, brand managers are too overly keen to jump into bed with just about anyone.
McDonald's and the Happy Meal Senior
McDonald's in Sweden have created a Happy Meal for the elderly stuck in quarantine.
This is how consumers will choose brands in the future
Currently, trust is second only to price when it comes to whether or not to support a brand.
Sales: How to nurture the lifeblood of business
Lots of companies value attributes that do not necessarily include sales.
What is a futurist?
What is a futurist? What is this strange profession that dabbles in the future?
How exciting new thinking gets killed by those who just want to do what they did before
Why change when you can keep the status quo?
The greatest power you have to give
As a futurist, my job is to offer the executives that I work with various, well-considered choices as to how the future may unfold.
How the ugliest shoe in the world made a financial comeback
At one point CROCS had over 5000 SKU's. Then it nearly went bankrupt.
Local manufacturer demonstrates how collaborative innovation can be a huge advantage
It's easy to carry on thinking that there simply isn't the capacity or willpower to develop a more robust local manufacturing sector.
The truth is essential
In a time of crisis, quality news and accurate reporting are essential.
Women lead nations through pandemics better
An interesting trend is emerging as researchers consider what type of leadership style best prevails when it comes to leading a nation through a health crisis.
The future of publishing according to Tyler Brûlé
In this keynote presentation to the Distripress Forum in 2018, Tyler Brûlé gives away just a bit of his brand thinking for Monocle magazine.
How to fail your way to success
Culturally there is still a lot of shame attached to not knowing the answer to something.
Beats by Dre could only have been created in the USA
Beats by Dre headphones are pitched as 'sneakers for your head', the brand is the love child of Jimmy Iovine and Apple.
The Next Generation Foresight Awards 2020 - enter your project before 31 May 2020
I have been asked to help judge this year's Next Generation Foresight Awards.
South African innovation, BUSQR, is the world’s first live donations platform
Audiences may have moved online, but the ability to pay for live performances hasn't.
South African business winners in the new coronavirus economy
Could this emergency be the big catalyst needed to finally really boost the utility value of e-commerce in South Africa?
How to get children to wash their hands more often
I think the idea of putting small toys inside of a bar of soap to incentivise us all to be more hands on with our bars of soap is a great idea.
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