Yearly Archives: 2014

Sir Ken Robinson appears on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs

Jan 6, 2014

Educationalist Sir Ken Robinson was invited to BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs, a show where guests are asked to choose the eight records they would take to a desert island. Ken is an internationally recognised leader in the development of creativity, innovation and human resources. He works with governments in Europe, Asia and the USA, with

Suneel Gupta on the ‘Miyagi Moment’

Jan 6, 2014

Suneel Gupta, former Vice President of Product Development at Groupon, has written an interesting piece on the ‘Miyagi Moment’ – a breakthrough or moment of surprise when you realise that your effort has actually paid off. Using the classic 80s movie The Karate Kid as a backdrop, Suneel describes how there can be points in life where one

Dr. Michio Kaku to publish new book in February

Jan 6, 2014

In his up-coming book – The Future of the Mind – Dr Michio Kaku, the New York Times best-selling author of Physics of the Impossible, Physics of the Future and Hyperspace, tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human brain. Dr. Kaku explains that “The Future of the Mind gives us

Jim O’Neill begins MINT series on BBC Radio 4

Jan 6, 2014

This morning, Jim O’Neill began his highly anticipated flagship BBC Radio 4 series MINT: The Next Economic Giants. MINT is Jim’s latest acronym which describes the next big economies to impact upon the world – Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey. For this programme, Jim will travel to each of the four countries to uncover their aspirations

Pioneering tech entrepreneur Michael Acton Smith awarded OBE

Jan 6, 2014

Congratulations to Michael Acton Smith, the founder and CEO of Mind Candy, who has been recognised in the New Years Honours for his fantastic achievements as a tech entrepreneur. Click here to read more on Michael’s award. For more information on how to book Michael Acton Smith as a speaker for your conference or client event, please

John Tolva on when tech culture and urbanism collide

Jan 6, 2014

John Tolva, an expert on tech culture, recently wrote on the combined efforts of entrepreneurs and developers in tackling urban opportunities. Seemingly against popular belief, they have been able to “build upon the success of the work being done at the intersection of technology and urban design.” Click here to read the full article.

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