The podcast that gives you the business and career skills you need to future-proof yourself.
Hosted by Mikael Syding, partner at Futuris, The European Hedge Fund Of The Decade, and Ludvig Sunstrom, author of Breaking Out Of Homeostasis
We do 3 episodes:
1) short episode: big idea or practical tip.
2) long episode: in-depth discussions with scientists, businessmen and public intellectuals.
3) medium episode: Experts share their best ideas and how they use them to build skills, companies, relationships, or make money.
Guests include: Martin Sandquist, Alexander Bard, Ola Ahlvarsson, Tyler Cowen, Seth Godin, Martin Ford, Dr. Philippa Malmgren, Annie Duke, Barry Schwartz, Erik Townsend, Walter Kiechel, and more...
47: Season 1 Finale – Synopsis of Lessons from our 15 Guests
Season 1 guests:
Martin Sandquist–Finance Billionaire
Barry Schwartz–Psychology Professor
Walter Kiechel–Fortune Magazine & HBR
Seth Godin–Author & Marketer
Ola Ahlvarsson–Serial Entrepreneur
Erik Townsend–Hedge Fund Manager
Alexander Bard–Future Philosopher
Mattias Ribbing - Memory Champion
Casey Gauss-IT Entrepreneur
Jay Campbell-Hormonal Expert
Philippa Malmgren–Geopolitical Advi
46: Gold and Tesla Beyond The Blockchain with Erik Townsend
In today’s episode we pick up the talk from episode 34 with investor, author, podcast showrunner and technology entrepreneur Erik Townsend.
Once again we cover a lot of ground, including Erik's views on decision making & strategy, technological progress such as automation, and his current views on gold, oil and Tesla. We also talked about the process of writing and publishing his book "Beyond Blockchain"
Not least we talked about Erik's views on cryptocurrencies and what could come after Bitcoin.
Futurist Martin Ford on: the 23 Leading Architects of AI
❄ Merry Christmas! ❄
In today's Christmas episode we talk to futurist Martin Ford, popular speaker and author of bestselling books Rise of Robots and now Architects of Intelligence.
This episode can be seen as the finale to the last three (#43 - robotics and #44 - global problems). Martin clarifies what might be reasonable to expect in terms of future progress in these areas, based on what he's learned from talking to the 23 leading innovators in these fields.
The 5 Global Problems and 5 Big Technologies
We discuss 5 global problems (water, food, climate, energy, health and 5 big technologies that may be used in solving them (AI, automation, biotech, nanotech, 3D printing/additive manufacturing).
We call this the 5x5 Matrix.
3 more problems are discussed: Education, depression, and migration.
We also discuss future industries. 10 are mentioned out of a total list of 32. Subscribe to our newsletter for episode summaries for another 10
Why Robotics is the New Auto Industry
Alternate headline: "How You Can Own Your Very Own Little Robot Butler"
We delve into Mikael's strong interest for robotics and automation. Mikael makes a strong case for why robotics will be "the new auto industry", with lots of other industries converging into one massive industry. And how YOU can position yourself to get in early, working for or with robotics makers (for example by visiting your local robotics company...)
42: Dr Philippa Malmgren. How to manage the next big thing (Dr P is a robot entrepreneur, presidential advisor, author...)
Today we talk to Dr Philippa Malmgren
P***a, short for “Philippa”, is a tech entrepreneur and a geopolitical consult. She has authored several books, including “Signals”, and “Geopolitics for investors”.
In this conversation we focus on her most recent book “Leadership Lab” and learn about important neglected skills of good leaders and why managers keep getting blindsided by well-known trends
We talk about important megatrends like Big Data and the internet of (surveillance) things
Syding and Sundström gives you access to all of their lessons learned in a concrete and compressed format that you directly can apply into your own life to reach your goals and to become more aware. I will never stop being fascinated of their deep and broad knowledge as well as all of their insights they make.
Syding&Sunstrom provides intellectual, non-trivial insights into personal development and human optimization.