Education, Formation and Mindset in the Era of the 4th and 5th Industrial Revolution

One of the key aspects of a resilient society is a resilient people: people with the right skills, the right attitude and a flexible mindset. As we enter 2020, the “change of everything” is on our minds.  Shaping the Future of the New Economy and Society REQUIRES the shaping of a “new educational system”.  The … Continue reading Education, Formation and Mindset in the Era of the 4th and 5th Industrial Revolution

Who will champion the preservation of democracy against disruptive forces?

Across the world, a pattern of introverted thinking is emerging by large and small democracies. Social cohesion is diminishing, and more autocratic decision-making is replacing representative democratic decision and policy making.  So, who, now, will champion the preservation of democracy?  What are the disruptive forces that threaten all forms of democratic societies? Over the past … Continue reading Who will champion the preservation of democracy against disruptive forces?

GDP Meets SPI

While the historical rationale of GDP, and its unintentional shortcomings, is recognized, today moving beyond GDP is a competitive necessity to shift the measurement of our society to more comprehensive instruments to measure resiliency, sustainable economic growth and well-being. There is a movement toward adoption of a more revealing, more realistic, measurable instrument.  GDP meet … Continue reading GDP Meets SPI

Resilience Leads to Happiness and We Can Prove It!

Ask any parent what they want for their children, and the answer will be “Happiness!” There is a direct connection between resilience of a society and its people and the happiness of people within that society. According to data from the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Solutions Network, the Nordics are once again in the top … Continue reading Resilience Leads to Happiness and We Can Prove It!