Why The Future Does Not Fit the Containers of the Past
If you’re looking for ideas for how to live a better life, and expand your career prospects, you must listen to our conversation with the brilliant marketing thinker and futurist, Rishad Tobaccowala. Rishad shares his secrets for career success and the six skills every business person must possess (Hint: It’s a twist on the 3 C’s), as well as the dangers of your own echo chamber, and how to give and receive feedback in an age of diversity. Bonus: Listen in to find out what TV series Rishad claims is the “best ever.” At the end of the 30 minutes, you’ll be eager to sign up for his weekly Substack newsletter, “The Future Does Not Fit In the Containers of the Past.”About our Guest:
Rishad Tobaccowala is an author, speaker, teacher, and advisor with four decades of experience specializing in helping people, organizations and teams re-invent themselves to remain relevant in changing times. He specializes in unleashing talent and turbo-charging productivity by delivering perspectives, points of view, provocations and plans of action but no PowerPoints!
Rishad’s best-selling book “Restoring the Soul of Business: Staying Human in the Age of Data” was published globally by HarperCollins and focusses on helping people think, feel, and see differently about how to grow their companies, their teams and themselves in transformative times. The Economist Magazine called it perhaps the best recent book on stakeholder capitalism and Strategy Magazine named it among the five best business books and the marketing book of the year. Rishad’s weekly thought-letter, “The Future Does Not Fit in the Containers of the Past” is read by over 30,000 leaders every week across industries and around the world. Rishad is currently working on his next book to be published globally by McGraw-Hill in 2024 tentatively titled “Re-Thinking Work” which will help leaders and companies adapt to the coming new world of work which is far more than the challenges of remote but will include demographic changes, AI and much more. Rishad is also the host of “What Next?” a podcast where he speaks with a range of leaders across business, technology, academia, and the arts on how to make sense of the cultural, social, and business changes transforming us all.
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