Andrew Grill is the #PracticalFuturist TEDx and top-rated Global #Futurist Keynote Speaker. He is a former IBM Managing Partner, a proud dad, and expat 🇦🇺. He help C-suites facing disruption.
Today's guest is Jeremy Thompson, who is Executive Vice President of Huawei UK, and oversees the development of Huawei's UK businesses. Jeremy joined Huawei UK in 2012 as deputy managing director with specific responsibility for carrier strategy, business change, and key customers. Prior to Huawei, Jeremy worked for 20 years in senior management roles, including product leadership and telecoms joint venture development for BT group in the UK and other parts of Europe, including Spain and the Nordics.Jeremy's also previously worked in the USA and the UK for an IBM software company and consulting businesses. We spoke at length about Huawei's reaction to the recent UK Government decision to force UK mobile operators to remove all Huawei 5G equipment by 2027.We also addressed a number of other issues:How early generations (1G, 2G, 3G etc) helped form the current 5G standardsThe inherent benefits of 5G for the UK and beyondHow Jeremy has been leading Huawei through the current crisisHow Huawei has embraced the Covid-19 lockdownWhat is next for Huawei in the UKHow the telecoms industry will evolve towards 6GHow standards are important to drive innovationHow the current US-China trade war is bad for innovationFor more on Andrew - what he speaks about and replays of recent talks, please visit futurist.london or follow @andrewgrill
We spoke with James Cridland, Editor of leading podcast news site Podnews.Podcasting is on the rise, with 96,500 new podcasts in May 2020 alone. On this episode we discussed a number of topics related to podcasting, including:Is Podcasting is on the increase?The half-life of a podcast seriesIs podcasting the new blogging?How Podnews startedProducing a daily podcast and newsletterThe future of RSSApple's dominance in RSS standardsSpotify as a competitorIs Google number 3 in Podcasting?Is the Joe Rogan/Spotify deal the first of many?Will we see the rise of "walled gardens"?Apple's dominance with podcast discoveryIMDB as a podcast directory?The importance of measurement & monetisationMonetisation beyond advertisingThe future of corporate podcastingPrivate corporate podcastingWhat is the future of podcasting?Quick fire round Favourite Podcast Favourite podcast app Apple or Spotify? Favourite length of podcast The last podcast you listened toThree things to take advantage of podcastingSubscribe to Podnews.netListen to other podcastsLearn how to edit audioMore information on James can be found at jamescridland.netThe podcasts and products mentioned on the podcast are listed belowPodcast Festival - podcastfestival.eventsThe Bugle PodcastFreenoter PodcastAudacityAdobe AuditionHindenberg Journalist ProSign up for the Podnews daily newsletter at podnews.netFor more on Andrew - what he speaks about and replays of recent talks, please visit futurist.london or follow @andrewgrill
In this special edition of the Practical Futurist Podcast, we spoke with Dan Ziv, CEO of Touchnote, a digital company that is providing a creative way for personal communication which I think we’d all agree is needed even more during this very challenging 2020.Dan runs a small company of 50 people, and we looked at how his company runs remotely, how he runs a company remotely and how his staff have responded to the challenges presented by the lockdown.We also covered a range of topics relevant for employers of any size as well as employees such as:Dealing with your team during lockdownChanges in consumer behaviour during Covid-19Why consumers want more meaningful ways to communicateChanges in strategy post Covid-19Disruption as a result of Covid-19Business models now and in the futureCommunicating and motivating staff during lockdownWhy efficiency and productivity is higher than everThe need for the team to take breaks while at homeRedefining the work-home boundariesUsing a "clock-in / clock-out" system while remoteThe "red cord" process to deal with major issuesAdapting agile processes when working remotelyWhere agile does not work for remote teamsKey learnings with remote teams - smaller is betterWhat does the future of work look like?Will working away from home become the norm?Adapting your current work from home policiesThe 3 types of employees and how to accommodate themEmployees who want a clear separation between home and workEmployees who are fine with the work from home life balanceEmployees who need flexibility depending on their life stageOffering a menu of options for employeesIn 12 month's time we will see the future of work really evolve?How working from home changes your perspective as a managerGetting work done as a CEO during Covid-19Setting your own boundaries as a CEOWhen work and home are the same place you need to force boundariesEmpathising with your team during lockdownA global downturn will change business prioritiesBenefit of hindsight - preparing for Covid-193 things you can do this weekHoard cashEnsure your key employees are comfortable and secureWork hard on mental and physical healthThis was a really eye-opening episode to record and I know you will find many practical tips in the episode. Why not listen while out exercising during lockdown?For more on Andrew - what he speaks about and replays of recent talks, please visit futurist.london or follow @andrewgrill
In this time of extreme uncertainty, what can we do to to thrive and overcome an unprecedented time in our personal and business life?Dr Lynn Gribble based her PhD on the psychological underpinnings of the effects of retrenchment - that is thriving in uncertainty. We asked her back onto the show to look at some practical tips we can use during this uncertain time.Lynn last appeared on Season 1, Episode 8 of the show to look at the future of people management.On this special episode of the podcast we covered:How do we deal with uncertainty and thrive in an uncertain time?Practical advice on how to set up to work effectively from home- set up your physical space properly- create a routine you can replicate anywhere- create virtual 'social hours' for your work colleaguesHow we will be measured on outputs not time taken to get the work doneTips for managers working with home-based teamsTips for calming the wired worried stateTools to help working online and from homeThings can you can do TODAY to help with anxiety around the current environment- focus on what you know- physical activity- think about something that makes you happy- reach out and connect to peopleFind out more about Lynn at TalkingTrends.com.auFor more on Andrew - what he speaks about and replays of recent talks, please visit futurist.london or follow @andrewgrill
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21 hours, 14 minutes
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