21 episodes

This podcast, Heroes of Futurism, is about the future and how to create it;
what opportunities exist, what ideas are worth thinking about and how you can begin to design the future that you want.

cherryflava Jonathan Cherry

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

This podcast, Heroes of Futurism, is about the future and how to create it;
what opportunities exist, what ideas are worth thinking about and how you can begin to design the future that you want.

    The key to future-orientated leadership: Episode #22

    The key to future-orientated leadership: Episode #22

    I chat with Rowan Belchers of The CEO Project about some of the keys of future-orientated leadership.

    If you are a CEO or somebody in a senior leadership position - this one is for you.

    • 45 min
    How to start a new successful business when everything is against you: Episode #20

    How to start a new successful business when everything is against you: Episode #20

    In this episode of the podcast I chat to the founders of a South African drinks company who have created a world first gin innovation in under 4 months during a nationwide lockdown.
    Their new gin is now in stores and they’re daring you to try it.

    • 43 min
    The Future of Investing: Episode #19

    The Future of Investing: Episode #19

    This week on the podcast I explore the future of investing with Simon Brown who is a well-known South African market commentator and owner of the financial education platform Just One Lap.
    We chat about ESG, Oatly, what’s happening to the South African economy and what opportunities exist for startups at this time.

    • 41 min
    The Funky Pants Story: Episode #18

    The Funky Pants Story: Episode #18

    This is how a small, South African sports brand is building a cult following at home and abroad.

    Billy Harker - the co-founder of the successful South African sports apparel brand, Funky Pants, shares just some of the ways he has built their family business from scratch, which is now challenging the likes of Nike in South Africa.

    In this episode - we hear just how he did it.

    • 54 min
    What is the future of retail in South Africa?: Episode #17

    What is the future of retail in South Africa?: Episode #17

    The retail industry in South Africa has gone through some radical changes and now faces an uncertain future; with many of the country's biggest brands going into business rescue and small retailers struggling to survive.
    Against this bleak backdrop, what does the future of retail in South Africa look like?

    • 49 min
    Should you be doing scenario planning at this time?: Episode #16

    Should you be doing scenario planning at this time?: Episode #16

    In this episode of the podcast - I chat with Susan about scenario planning and outline why proper scenario planning workshops, that are facilitated by a professional, are so valuable for business at this challenging time.

    If you need an online facilitator to help with your company's scenario planning - https://cherryflava.com/scenario-planning-for-the-futures-of-your-organisation/

    • 27 min

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