Future Homes - what will they look like? How will we live in them? Truth about Smart Homes, future of interior design and architecture. Real estate trends interview - Origin event

Future of Real Estate, Construction - keynotes

Interview with Patrick Dixon, author of The Future of Almost Everything - at Origin Round Table discussion on Home of the Future - see
Origin Homes of the Future Report, widely reported in the media.

What will homes of the future be like?  How will buyers of property change what they are looking for?  Impact on architecture, building design and property markets. Future of real estate and home building in the UK and Europe.  Future design of homes.  How and why old homes are being reshaped - creating open space living areas with many private spaces for bedrooms, home office etc.  Old model of living room, front parlour, dining room etc - radically different today, what about the future?

Read more: Future Homes - what will they look like? How will we live in them? Truth about Smart Homes, future of interior design and architecture. Real estate trends interview - Origin event

 

Future of global faith, mission and organised religion: why personal spirituality and hunger for purpose will continue to shape and influence our world, and why over half of humankind will identify themselves as Christian or Muslim

Spirituality, World Religion, Christianity, Church

Video of keynote on global trends to over 1450 church leaders from 30 nations, part of the Elim church network.

Around 85% of people in the world today say that they recognise a spiritual dimension to life, which reflects an ancient pattern in place since the beginning of human history. While strident voices of humanistic atheism are likely to grow louder in some developed nations, they will almost certainly be drowned out globally over the next 50 years by the vast majority who remain convinced that there is more to life than atoms, molecules and bags of biodata. In developed nations, informal expressions of spirituality seem likely to multiply, as we see further decline in organised religion. Expect growth in personal systems for meditation, in self-help guides to spiritual enlightenment. So what will be the future of organised religion - Christianity, Islam and other global faith traditions?

Read more: Future of global faith, mission and organised religion: why personal spirituality and hunger for purpose will continue to shape and influence our world, and why over half of humankind will identify themselves as Christian or Muslim

   

Future of Business Ethics - Avoid major scandals, crisis and disaster. Ethical Leadership and Integrity. Corporate Ethics Keynote Speaker

Leadership, Strategy, Business Ethics - Keynotes

How to run business safely in a globalised world where every country has its own ethical code. Managing ethical risks. Why compliance is dead except as a defensive strategy. How corporations are being overtaken by shifts in expectations. Responsibility for ethical performance of corporations.

Business Ethics Articles. Impact of corporate governance scandals on business ethics debate. Definition of business ethics. Why business ethics is such a high risk for brands, image, marketing, strategy, product development, investment. Need a world-class keynote speaker on business ethics? Phone Patrick Dixon now or email.

Read more: Future of Business Ethics - Avoid major scandals, crisis and disaster. Ethical Leadership and Integrity. Corporate Ethics Keynote Speaker

   

Türkiye milletin geleceği ve Sağlık: Future of Turkey - economy and health care - TV / press Turkish language interview

Future Health Care Speaker, Future Pharma Keynotes

Savaşlar ve şiddeti bir tarafa bırakırsak, insanoğlu daha uzun yaşamın peşinde. Siz de bazı hayvanları örnek göstererek ‘Niye onlar daha uzun yaşıyor?’’ diye soruyorsunuz. İnanıyor musunuz daha uzun yaşayacağımıza? İnanmıyorum, eminim. Aynı yerden, aynı şekilde beslenen bir balina 50 yıl yaşarken diğeri 250 yıl yaşıyorsa, genlerine bakacaksınız. “Gen taraması metodu hem hastalıkları tedavi edecek, hem de yaşlanmayı öteleyecek. Bakın dünya nüfusunu % 85’i önümüzdeki 10 sene içinde yeni gelişen ülkelerde yaşıyor olacaklar. 2030 yılına kadar Çin’deki şehirlere 300 milyon göç, Afrika’daki şehirlere 475 milyon göç gerçekleşecek. Maalesef Avrupa’daki genç nüfus azalıyor. Her 4 çiftten sadece 1’i çocuk sahibi. 2026 yılında İtalya’da 90 yaş ve üstü insan sayısı 1 milyona ulaşacak. Eczane harcamalarının yüzde 65’i, 65 yaş ve üzeri kişilere ait. Dünyada insanların % 80’i sağlık harcamalarına ihtiyaç duyuyor. % 88’inin hepsi reçeteli ve %70’inin doktor muayenesine ihtiyacı var. Bunların hepsinin sebebi de; insanların yaşlanması.

Read more: Türkiye milletin geleceği ve Sağlık: Future of Turkey - economy and health care - TV / press Turkish language interview

   

One moment changed my life forever - meeting my first patient with AIDS, and how it led to an international church-based movement in 18 nations - ACET

Spirituality, World Religion, Christianity, Church

I will never forget the first person I met with AIDS: a young student in London in 1987.   I can tell you the hour, the day, the month.

Just one person sick in a London hospital, out of 72 million who have been infected so far with HIV, of which half have already died, mainly in Africa. For the rest of my life, I will go on re-living that traumatic moment.  Let me explain why.  It led to a national and international people movement, mobilising churches to make a difference.

I had been asked to visit the AIDS ward, as a cancer doctor, to advise the medical team on how to relieve the symptoms of those who were very sick and dying.   I had no idea what I was going to find. I knew very little about AIDS, and I confess I was quite anxious about it all....

Read more: One moment changed my life forever - meeting my first patient with AIDS, and how it led to an international church-based movement in 18 nations - ACET

   

Can a Futurist REALLY predict the future? Here's loads of predictions I made over last 20+ years in 16 Futurist books and as a Futurist keynote speaker

Future Trends, Economy, Markets, Keynote Speaker

My new global trends book is out now:
The Future of Almost Everything. But it takes at least 20 years to evaluate how good a trends analyst was / is – so what about forecasts made by me in previous books, about what to expect over the following decade or two or three?  How did those forecasts measure up? I had to answer that question for myself by re-reading what I wrote in the past about the future, before writing my latest book.  Read FREE SAMPLE of The Truth about Almost Everything.

So you can judge for yourself, here are loads of predictions I made in the past - and the book in which they were made plus date.  Every one of these is already a reality or looks like it soon could be, as of August 2015....And yes I got some things wrong - not many fortunately.

Read more: Can a Futurist REALLY predict the future? Here's loads of predictions I made over last 20+ years in 16 Futurist books and as a Futurist keynote speaker

   

Leadership Ethics and dealing with corruption - EU Commission lecture on which participants confess to huge ethical pressures - using e-polling

Leadership, Strategy, Business Ethics - Keynotes

What is ethical leadership? How do we encourage integrity and fight corruption? At this session and afterwards, many participants confessed that they had been under significant pressure by bosses to do major things that they thought were unethical. Keynote conference speaker Patrick Dixon -- lecture at European Commission. Why leadership has to be based on trust, not just position, appealing to heart as well as to mind. Importance of the European Commission and trans-national regulation. Trust crisis in banking and financial services as well ...

Read more: Leadership Ethics and dealing with corruption - EU Commission lecture on which participants confess to huge ethical pressures - using e-polling

   

5 Ways to Future-Proof Your Business - 5 minute guide to future business success - for every leader and business owner

Leadership, Strategy, Business Ethics - Keynotes

Here is a 5 second guide to the 5 minute guide. 1) Bring in outsiders to challenge your world view.  2) Listen to your customers - but don't believe them. 3) Read widely and be curious about all you meet. 4)  Review your strategies each year. 5) Agile leadership teams.

Read more: 5 Ways to Future-Proof Your Business - 5 minute guide to future business success - for every leader and business owner

   

Future of Retail Industry - customers, fusion of online and offline shopping, mobiles, smartphones, computers, TVs, e-commerce, mobile payments, retail banking, shopping malls, Big Data - retail keynote for Samsung

Future of Retail Keynotes: Food, Drink, Malls, Web

Video of Futurist keynote for 1000 VIP Samsung clients on future of retail including the use of Big Data.  For full article and the slides, press Read More link below. Online sales will exceed $1.5 trillion in 2014, of which $100bn will be in Latin America, $6.2bn in Mexico (up 40% in a year).  Most of Latin America’s
online sales are on websites owned by traditional retailers. And sales per online user each year are also growing fast – averaging $578 across Latin America:  $854 in Mexico, $717 in Brazil and $380 in Argentina. Notes on Futurist keynote lecture for Samsung client event in Mexico – audience of IT / computers, mobile phones and electrical appliance retailers from Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Peru, Venezuala, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Bolivia, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Salvador, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Panama.  Need a world-class retail industry keynote speaker for your event? Phone or e-mail Patrick Dixon now.

Read more: Future of Retail Industry - customers, fusion of online and offline shopping, mobiles, smartphones, computers, TVs, e-commerce, mobile payments, retail banking, shopping malls, Big Data - retail keynote for Samsung

   

Future of Pharma Reimbursement and Health Care Trends, Treatment Access and Funding Approval - why health care rationing will dominate pharma funding - impact on patients and pharma profits

Future Health Care Speaker, Future Pharma Keynotes

Notes on pharma trends keynote. In the past, the major challenge for a pharma company was to develop a new therapy, prove impact in clinical trials, show safety, and get licience approval to enable the product to be sold commercially.  Typically the process could take up to 15 years, and cost up to $1.2 billion, which all had to be recouped in 10 years of sales before the patent ran out.  But today there is a massive additional hurdle which is persuading cash-strapped governments and insurers to fund a new therapy for patients.  It is no longer enough to prove the therapy works, saves lives, has less side effects and so on.  The pharma company has to make the case that the therapy offers good value for money compared to other treatments for the same condition. Need a world-class pharma keynote speaker for your event? Phone or e-mail Patrick Dixon now.

Read more: Future of Pharma Reimbursement and Health Care Trends, Treatment Access and Funding Approval - why health care rationing will dominate pharma funding - impact on patients and pharma profits

   

5 lessons I have learned when advising corporations on future strategies: sharper strategy, total customer focus, exploit megatrends, and drive agile innovation

Leadership, Strategy, Business Ethics - Keynotes

I have been helping large corporations develop new strategy for almost 20 years.  

Here are 5 things I have learned:  strategies get overtaken by events so be agile; use megatrends to stretch future-thinking; focus on customers and innovation; dig deep into current business challenges; involve many different teams to create ownership and commitment.  

Order my new book today: The Future of Almost Everything.  

Read more: 5 lessons I have learned when advising corporations on future strategies: sharper strategy, total customer focus, exploit megatrends, and drive agile innovation

   

Truth about Future MedTech, health care and Big Data - key trends - interview with Futurist keynote speaker and physician Dr Patrick Dixon

BioTech, MedTech, Gene Therapy and Stem Cells

What did you learn as an inventor/innovator making a ground-breaking medical device in the early 1980s? It was an amazing time – as the world’s first desktop computers hit the markets in 1978.  I started a company called Medicom Ltd, which developed a suite of programmes to interview patients, help make a diagnosis, record health statistics, do accounts for General Practice doctors, connect to hospital lab equipment and so on. I learned that the most important thing about all medtech is to keep things simple and reliable: doctors, nurses and other health care workers are busy and need devices that work....

Read more: Truth about Future MedTech, health care and Big Data - key trends - interview with Futurist keynote speaker and physician Dr Patrick Dixon

   

5 reasons why every business needs to know about "The Future of Almost Everything" - my latest Futurist book. Discover your Future

Future Trends, Economy, Markets, Keynote Speaker

The Future of Almost Everything, my latest book, is packed full of key survival and success factors for every business, whether you work for one of the world’s largest corporations, or a small family-owned enterprise.  This forecast of the future will transform how you think about tomorrow, and guide vital decisions you need to take today, in 5 key areas.  
Buy The Future of Almost Everything today.

Read more: 5 reasons why every business needs to know about "The Future of Almost Everything" - my latest Futurist book. Discover your Future

   

How to make Magic for your Customers - Innovation in Travel, Aviation and Rail - Future of the Travel Industry - Interview VIDEO

Future of Travel Keynotes, Transport, Tourism

How to create magic for your customers.  Brief interview at the Aviation and Transport Innovation Summit (ATIS) on the future of the travel industry following keynote for Panasonic - manufacturer of Tough Books.  Customers expect real-time updates from travel companies, airlines, hotels and so on - keeping them constantly informed about what is happening.  That means instant flight updates, info about where your luggage is, what Gate you need for your flight, how many minutes for your flight connection, what the weather is like at the place you are flying to.  SMS is far more effective than email for these kinds of personal communications.  It's all about the customer experience, peace of mind, removing anxiety, solving problems fast.

Need a world-class keynote speaker for your event? Phone or e-mail Patrick Dixon now.

Read more: How to make Magic for your Customers - Innovation in Travel, Aviation and Rail - Future of the Travel Industry - Interview VIDEO

   

Future of Transport - why government policy in OECD nations is far too short-term - media interview following keynote at the OECD Transport Forum

Future of Travel Keynotes, Transport, Tourism

How should governments plan transport policies in such a rapidly changing world?  Brief interview with Futurist Patrick Dixon at transport summit for OECD nations.  

We need European-wide planning - for example there are 17 different electric plug sizes for electric cars.  We need clear vision with global leadership to generate policies for a better future.  Comment at the OECD Transport Forum by Futurist keynote speaker Patrick Dixon. Need a world-class transport keynote speaker for your event? Phone or e-mail Patrick Dixon now.

Read more: Future of Transport - why government policy in OECD nations is far too short-term - media interview following keynote at the OECD Transport Forum

   

How to Wow your Audience: Secrets of World Class Communication! World class keynotes every time for event audiences of 50 to 5,000 executives

Leadership, Strategy, Business Ethics - Keynotes

How to give really brilliant keynotes and presentations.  How to wow your audience.  The best keynote speakers create pure audience magic in the first few seconds: a relationship with energises, informs and inspires.

Interview with world-class keynote speaker and Futurist Patrick Dixon. The first key is to really know your audience....

Need a world-class keynote speaker for your event? Phone or e-mail Patrick Dixon now.

Read more: How to Wow your Audience: Secrets of World Class Communication! World class keynotes every time for event audiences of 50 to 5,000 executives

   

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