7 Skills Every Leader Needs in Times of Disruption

The best leaders rely on their emotional intelligence to help motivate and inspire those around them.

In our current times of great change, people are questioning what it means to be a leader and rethinking what we expect from those chosen to lead. There are certain qualities that leaders should always embody, such as integrity persistence and objectivity. But my involvement in the transformation of hundreds of companies has shown me […]

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How Blockchain Can Drive Supply Chain Sustainability

Blockchain can accelerate a transition from owning to sharing.

Sustainability is one of the defining issues of our time. Businesses are overhauling the way they source, create and distribute products to build a sustainable future. Sustainability affects everything a business does, including how it works with its suppliers. But too many supply chain managers employ a “take-make-waste” mentality. As a result, supply chains around […]

Delivering Real Change in Ghana

Building on a successful campaign in Rwanda, drones in Ghana will make on-demand, emergency deliveries of 148 high-priority products.

As you read this, drones are making emergency deliveries of vaccines, blood products and life-saving medications. What’s remarkable is that this scene is playing out in Ghana. The story began in Rwanda in 2016. In a groundbreaking collaboration between The UPS Foundation, Gavi and Zipline, life-saving medical supplies began reaching Rwandan patients in minutes — […]

The Global Population Pyramid

How global demography has changed and what we can expect for the 21st century.

In 1950, there were 2.5 billion people on the planet. Now in 2019, there are 7.7 billion. By the end of the century the UN expects a global population of 11.2 billion. The visualization of the population pyramid below makes it possible to understand this enormous global transformation. Population pyramids visualize the demographic structure of […]

Is ‘Deep Medicine’ the Cure for Our Healthcare Challenges?

Top doctor Eric Topol captures the opportunities and dilemmas — practical and ethical — surrounding AI in healthcare.

To many doctors, Eric Topol is a machine. He’s a prolific researcher who publishes in high-impact journals like Nature and Science, leads the Scripps Research Institute and is a well-respected cardiologist based in La Jolla, California. So, it’s particularly impressive (and quite ironic) that, through it all, Topol managed to write the definitive tome, Deep Medicine (Basic Books, 2019), on […]