165 episodes

#TheNewAbnormal podcast (which has over 200,000 downloads) focuses on understanding today and anticipating the future. Discussing these subjects via the stories and viewpoints of my guests has led to some fascinating conversations with activists, creatives, writers, philosophers, strategists, psychologists, lecturers, futurists, etc. Re: my bio, I'm a strategist, author and public speaker. My first book went to No1 in the business charts, whilst my second was shortlisted for the 'Business Book of the Year' Awards. ('The New Abnormal' is bought to you in partnership with The Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies, a global leader in applying futures studies to solve strategic challenges, helping clients to be #FuturesReady.) So, we hope you enjoy listening to the series! Please note that the podcast was set up during the early days of Covid, and is divided into Series One [2020-21] Series Two [2021-22] Series Three [2022-23] Series Four [2023-24].  All rights reserved. #TheNewAbnormal podcast series © Sean Pillot de Chenecey 2020 

The New Abnormal Sean Pillot de Chenecey

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    • 3.4 • 31 Ratings

#TheNewAbnormal podcast (which has over 200,000 downloads) focuses on understanding today and anticipating the future. Discussing these subjects via the stories and viewpoints of my guests has led to some fascinating conversations with activists, creatives, writers, philosophers, strategists, psychologists, lecturers, futurists, etc. Re: my bio, I'm a strategist, author and public speaker. My first book went to No1 in the business charts, whilst my second was shortlisted for the 'Business Book of the Year' Awards. ('The New Abnormal' is bought to you in partnership with The Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies, a global leader in applying futures studies to solve strategic challenges, helping clients to be #FuturesReady.) So, we hope you enjoy listening to the series! Please note that the podcast was set up during the early days of Covid, and is divided into Series One [2020-21] Series Two [2021-22] Series Three [2022-23] Series Four [2023-24].  All rights reserved. #TheNewAbnormal podcast series © Sean Pillot de Chenecey 2020 

    Suzette Brooks Masters 'Actioning futures-thinking for a better tomorrow'

    Suzette Brooks Masters 'Actioning futures-thinking for a better tomorrow'

    This episode of 'The New Abnormal' podcast features NYC-based Suzette Brooks Masters, a serial social entrepreneur with a long track record of creating positive change in society on a range of issues. A thought leader and strategist in the fields of democracy, governance and futures. Suzette uses her extensive philanthropic, non-profit, research, advocacy, program development and legal experience to advise foundations, non-profit organizations, policy makers and corporations on how to usher i...

    • 50 min
    Maarten Leyts 'Generation ZAlpha - connecting with the next micro generation'

    Maarten Leyts 'Generation ZAlpha - connecting with the next micro generation'

    Series FourThis episode of 'The New Abnormal' podcast features Maarten Leyts, the Founder of Trendwolves and an expert on translating trends into products, strategies campaigns and future brand value. He’s also the author of ‘Generation ZAlpha – Connecting with the Next Micro-Generation’. Maarten believes that generational thinking, when used correctly, provides a solid framework for successful marketing and product innovation. We therefore discuss his research into issues such as the pandemi...

    • 46 min
    Henry Coutinho-Mason 'The Future Normal - how we will live, work and thrive in the next decade'

    Henry Coutinho-Mason 'The Future Normal - how we will live, work and thrive in the next decade'

    Series ThreeThis episode of #TheNewAbnormal features Henry Coutinho-Mason, who is obsessed with new perspectives on the biggest question in business: "what will people want next?"I've been lucky enough to have been given an advance copy of his new book “The Future Normal: How We Will Live, Work & Thrive In The Coming Decade” which was written in conjunction with Wall St Journal bestselling author Rohit Bhargava and is out soon. The book is the focus of our conversation, hence discus...

    • 52 min
    Victoria Robson 'Sirens Bay, and the Real Writers Circle'

    Victoria Robson 'Sirens Bay, and the Real Writers Circle'

    This episode of The New Abnormal podcast features the novelist and journalist Victoria Robson, who has more than 20 years experience reporting on business and finance in the UK and Middle East. Her newly-published debut novel 'Sirens Bay' is an 'enemies to lovers' small-town romance set in Maine. She wrote it under the pen name Cassie Bruce, and is now working on the second book in the series. As co-founder of Brighton-based writers' group Real Writers Circle, she believes in the power of sto...

    • 41 min
    Joakim Noren 'Progressive National Branding and Cultural Positivity'

    Joakim Noren 'Progressive National Branding and Cultural Positivity'

    Series One In this episode of #TheNewAbnormal podcast, I interviewed Joakim Noren, who is now a consultant, having been the Marketing Director and Vice President of Artipelag - a unique international venue for art, culture and design, beautifully set among pine trees on Varmdo in the Stockholm archipelago. Previously, Joakim was at the Swedish Institute, where he developed the 'Brand Sweden' platform into a complete brand strategy. Prior to that he'd been head of their strategy unit...

    • 48 min
    Alexandra Whittington 'Navigating complexity and uncertainty'

    Alexandra Whittington 'Navigating complexity and uncertainty'

    Series FourThis episode of 'The New Abnormal' podcast features Houston-based Alexandra Whittington, a futurist writer and speaker who explores the future of humanity and society. A former Lecturer in Foresight at the University of Houston, she’s been highlighted as one of the world’s top futurists by Forbes. The co-author and co-editor of several books including 'A Very Human Future', 'Aftershocks and Opportunities' and 'The Future Reinvented', Alex also delivered the popular 'Museum of the F...

    • 49 min

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31 Ratings

31 Ratings

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Preston Riley ,

Changes needed

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Daily Beast has a podcast that’s tiled “The new Abnormal”

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