Monthly Archives: May 2016

Leading US diversity speaker Darnell Moore hosts web series “The Movement” for Mic.com

May 11, 2016

Leading diversity speaker Darnell Moore hosts a brand new original series “The Movement” for Mic.com. The series aims to highlight regular people working on remarkable solutions to America’s social ills – from gun violence, racial antagonism, political infighting, police misconduct, widespread criminalization, sexual assault and much else. Darnell explains, “There are the stories we choose

Chartwell Events: “Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants” with Dr Nick Southgate

May 10, 2016

Join the relaunch of Chartwell’s monthly events programme on Wednesday May 25th in London with “Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants: the science behind how teams and leaders get to better solutions” To kick off the new season, we’re delighted to be joined by behavioural economist Dr Nick Southgate, who will deliver his expert insights on

Chartwell at TEDxLondonBusinessSchool

May 6, 2016

Last week Chartwell were invited to attend the sixth annual edition of TEDxLondonBusinessSchool.  TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience.  This year’s theme, CTR ALT DEL encouraged attendees to let go of their expectations and leave all preconceptions at the door in a bid to

ISIS: A History – LSE public lecture with Professor Fawaz Gerges

May 5, 2016

In a fascinating LSE public lecture, expert speaker on the Middle East Professor Fawaz Gerges traced the emergence of ISIS as a political force. You can listen to a podcast of Fawaz’ talk here. Below are some of the key points that stood out for me:  ISIS was born out of the remnants of Al Qaeda in Iraq.

Nigel Cameron at ‘The unknown, 100 years from now’ predicts human life in 2115

May 4, 2016

Last December at ‘The unknown, 100 years from now’ conference, Nobel Laureates and internationally acclaimed figures from a variety of areas came together to think through the world our children and grandchildren will inhabit 100 years from now. Nigel Cameron, President of the Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies in Washington and a leading futurist,

Adair Turner correctly predicted the BOJ’s turn to negative rates wouldn’t prevent deflation

May 4, 2016

Despite a return to deflation for the first time since 2013, the Bank of Japan wrong-footed markets last week by holding fast on its interest rate policy, rather than implementing the stimulus many had expected. The news reminded me of a Project Syndicate article from a few months ago by Lord (Adair) Turner, former Chairman of the FSA and now

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