Make Up Your Mind -The Art of Making Good Decisions

Richard David Hames – 11th September 2024. Decisions. Life is full of them. Every day we make numerous decisions – some small and relatively inconsequential, others potentially life-changing. We conscientiously protect our right to choose from the many options available to us. It is pivotal to our perceived distinctiveness as human beings – or so […]

AI Expert David Rowan

The most in-demand topic this year is AI – everyone wants to know how it will impact their business. David Rowan explains compellingly how emerging technologies will impact business and how leaders should prepare now. •”AI may be the future — but what does it mean for your business today?”•”Artificial intelligence: time saver or skills […]

Risks & Opportunities For The Human-AI Age

By Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic for Forbes Why chatGPT acts like an insecure narcissist, and why blaming AI for our biases is a perfect excuse for remaining unaware of them Human beings have a long history of blaming technological innovations for their own cultural demise. Socrates and his fellow philosophers (think of them as the original hipsters) […]

The Levelling On Sunday – Mike O’Sullivan

Wonderful story of life, stress, technology and AI One Man and his Dog  Often a little stress can sharpen the mind. A recent journey, by train, from Paris to Oxford was disrupted by first a cancelled train and then predictably, a delayed one. This complicated an otherwise pleasant day because I was supposed to be […]

New Speaker: Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic is an international authority in psychological profiling, talent management, leadership development, and people analytics. His commercial work focuses on the creation of science-based tools that improve organizations’ ability to predict performance, and people’s ability to understand themselves. He is currently the Chief Innovation Officer at Manpower Group, co-founder of Deeper Signals and […]

Great Piece from Mehreen Economics Editor of the Times – Criticising the Bank for its diversity misses the point to a ludicrous degree

Mehreen Khan Tuesday June 06 2023, 12.01am BST, The Times In the United States, “critical race theory” has become a catch-all slur wielded by right-wing commentators and Republicans as the source of many of America’s ills. Internet memes poke fun at how the academic discipline is apparently responsible for US school shootings, social unrest and […]

New Speaker, Dr. Rumman Chowdhury AI Expert

Dr. Rumman Chowdhury’s passion lies at the intersection of artificial intelligence and humanity. She is a pioneer in the field of applied algorithmic ethics, creating cutting-edge socio-technical solutions for ethical, explainable, and transparent AI. She is an active contributor to discourse around responsible technology with by-lines in the Atlantic, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management […]

Another brilliant mind represented by Connect …

Anders Indset Business Philosopher & Author “Our Leaders of today need the philosophy of the past, paired with the scientific knowledge and technology of tomorrow.” Anders Indset is a Norwegian-born business-philosopher, investor and successful entrepreneur based out of Frankfurt, Germany. He is a visiting guest lecturer at leading international business schools. Known for his unconventional […]

Carmen M. Reinhart now represented by Connect

Carmen M. Reinhart is the Former Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the World Bank Group.In this role from 2020 – 2022, she provided thought leadership for the institution at an unprecedented time of crisis. She also managed the Bank’s Development Economics Department. She was Policy Advisor and Deputy Director at the International Monetary Fund, a […]

Brexit Peters Out! By Michael O’Sullivan

Brexit might be over, at least in the sense that the ‘Windsor’ framework brings much of the legal and political wrangling to an end and opens up the vista of better relations between the UK and the EU. Economically and strategically though, Brexit lives on. One of the accomplishments of Brexit has been to set […]

Sunday Times piece by Jason Corcoran on how Britain is missing the boat Investing in Uzbekistan Russia’s exiles seek riches in flight to Uzbekistan

Jason Corcoran, Tashkent January 15 2023, The Sunday Times Young entrepreneurs fleeing Putin’s draft are taking their wealth and ideas to Uzbekistan, spurring an economic boom At the Afsona restaurant in the ancient Uzbek city of Tashkent, Anatoly Morozov and Gleb Belyaev are toasting the latter’s birthday with £6 shots of Beluga vodka. Amid a […]