How to Tackle Disruption, Ask Better Questions and Adapt to Survive with Jack Uldrich, Futurist and Best-Selling Author (MDE281)

Jack Uldrich is an acclaimed global futurist, keynote (including TEDx) speaker, and best-selling author. In this conversation, we discuss why business executives need to unlearn and embrace ambiguity in order better to lead, how leaders should be asking better questions, … Continue reading

The Key Trends For 2018 – Brace Yourself

Are you concerned about or interested by what is going to happen in 2018? In the era of too much (spurious and fake) news, it’s a serious challenge for business leaders to stay abreast of what’s going on. At one … Continue reading

Is Your Business Disruption-Proof? How To Futureproof Your Business

I was on a plane the other day and was quite amused to hear my neighbour, a fairly senior executive in his early 40s, suggest that his company (in fact, his industry) was actually protected from disruption. The industry in … Continue reading

Thirst For Wine and Building Community with Robert McIntosh (MDE237)

Minter Dialogue with Robert McIntoshRobert McIntosh is a professional speaker, blogger and all-around authority on wine, known as @thirstforwine. In this conversation, we discuss the state of the wine business and the impact of new technologies. We look at the … Continue reading

Why Many Executives Fail… Big Time… And What To Do About It?

Big business is under siege. The turnover of senior executives has been following in the paths of the troubled results of so many well known brand names. Daily, I read about executives failing and/or being fired. You see big name … Continue reading

Tracey Follows – understanding future trends for long-term strategic planning (MDE153)

Minter Dialogue Episode #153 — This interview is with Tracey Follows, a professional futurist, specialising in brand, communications and media futures, running the Any Day Now agency. She has worked with Google, Telefonica and a host of tech start-ups, and … Continue reading

Digital Transformation – The Journey Continues

Below are four of more powerful mantras that I associate with progressing the digital transformation agenda in enterprise. Which is your favorite? Do you agree with them? Let me know your thoughts! Digital transformation is not a destination nor a … Continue reading

Max Mason – Entrepreneur, Big Bang restaurateur and digital pioneer in the restaurant business (MDE76)

Minter Dialogue #76 This interview, recorded on October 1, 2013, is with Max Mason, founder and owner of Big Bang Restaurants, based in Oxford, England. Max is not my normal type of guest on this show, in that he is … Continue reading

Geeky creativity – Why being geek and upping your Digital IQ can spur innovation

Where some management is still hanging on to its guarded precepts and habits (reading good ‘ole fashioned books, sticking to the 4P’s of marketing, management by fear and control…), other businesses are running full head of steam.  Some teams just … Continue reading