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Mal Fletcher

2030Plus is a London-based futures forum on social change and leadership innovation, helping business, communities and individuals to deal proactively with future change. Chairman: Mal Fletcher, futurist, keynote speaker, social commentator & broadcaster.

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TechnoKings Rule. But At What Cost?

TechnoKings Rule. But At What Cost? “Crowns do queer things to the heads beneath them,” wrote George R.R. Martin.  This is as true of crowns claimed in the worlds of BigTech and new media as it is in traditional monarchies. Tesla recently added the title “TechnoKing” to its list of official titles for its flamboyant founder, Elon Musk. The electric car-maker didn’t share its reasons for doing so, nor did it say what it means by the term. Knowing the often mischievous Musk, the whole thing may be a stunt, designed only to get people chattering. If that’s true, it worked on me! Whatever the motive, this coronation allows us to look again at the impact BigTech has on our lives and societies. This will be an increasingly important question as we gradually emerge from our Covid cocoon, where we’ve com... click here to read the full editorial
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Prince Philip - A Legacy of Curiosity

Prince Philip - A Legacy of Curiosity “The goal,” wrote celebrated author Chuck Palahnuik, “is not to live forever, but to create something that will.” That should certainly be the aspiration of anyone who is charged with a leadership role. This week much has been said and written in the world’s press and media about Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh. Some will argue that the coverage has been overblown.  I disagree, though I think there’s one aspect of his life that has not been given the coverage it deserves. That is the Prince’s contribution to our understanding of leadership. We have heard much, for a long time, about his support for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, in both her personal and public life. The Prince deserves much credit for helping hold... click here to read the full editorial
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