Forward Thinking examines groundbreaking ways in which the world is evolving and how people and organizations can respond to changing demands and technologies. In each episode theorists, innovators, and business leaders discuss global trends—technology, artificial intelligence, globalization, urbanization, climate change, and more—with hosts Michael Chui and Janet Bush of the McKinsey Global Institute.
Forward Thinking on the tricky business of removing carbon from our world with Nan Ransohoff
A leading market maker for investment in carbon removal believes that tackling climate change has to be done quickly, but that the problem is tractable. Doom-laden thinking has gone too far.
Forward Thinking on how geeks are changing the world with Andrew McAfee
One of the world’s tech scholars talks geeks, two-pizza teams, the 90 percent syndrome and a whole lot more.
Forward Thinking on why we ignore inflation—from ancient times to the present—at our peril with Stephen King
“We need to talk about inflation. It’s unfair. It’s not democratic, It’s a terrible thing to unleash on society. And I think many of us have forgotten what damage it can do,” says a leading British economist.
Forward Thinking on the existential issues facing the middle classes in every country with Homi Kharas
Historically, the middle class has always tried to avoid change and to reduce levels of uncertainty, but it now has to embrace change and write itself a new narrative, says a leading economist.
Forward Thinking on funding a clean world with Ann Mettler
A leader on funding Europe’s energy transition talks about the three Ss that are necessary: speed, scale, and simplicity.
Forward Thinking on the recipe for Asia’s success story with Justin Yifu Lin
Asia’s economies will continue to have momentum “because when we know the secret, we are not going to give up that enlightenment” says influential Chinese economist Justin Yifu Lin.
I highly recommend checking out this podcast series that interviews some of the most insightful and “forward thinking” economists and leaders around. If you’re looking for a series that will change your thinking on the future of our world, give it a listen!
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