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Join Ron and Adam as they explore the world of rugby from the vantage point of their bicycles on a 45,000 km fundraising ride between Rugby World Cups. The boys will share their tales from the road and have conversations with characters of the game, discussing how rugby has impacted their lives and insights about what makes rugby unique in their country.
 
Forbes Insights Futures In Focus is about tomorrow’s world and how visionaries and leaders are thinking about it, helping us design for it, and guiding us towards it so that we can thrive. Nothing is certain about the future except the need to design differently for it than the world we live in today. Host is Michael Gale, best-selling author of The Digital Helix.
 
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We talk a lot about how the world will become software-centric. How we book experiences on Airbnb or order a taxi on Uber, and how AI will make decisions at level and consistency humans cannot yet achieve. The idea is that the supply chain issues we are all experiencing now are radically reduced because software is essentially an infinite resource,…
 
We live in a radically transforming world on every front. Demographics are shifting more than ever before; mass personalization of products and services, global markets, and shifting expectations of what a company should do for society are changing how we need to act as leaders. Key questions exist about how company boards have reacted to these cha…
 
209 days later, around 16 000km later, 11 countries and so many good people that Ron & Adam have met. They come to you from Auckland, New Zealand where they have been off the bike for 2 weeks, and for the first time in a while, don’t have sore legs. They wrap-up their amazing journey from Turangi to Auckland, where they officially handed over the R…
 
By 2030 PWC estimates that 70% of the growth in global GDP will come from AI, the Edge, and the tens of billions of machines, computing, sensing, and learning in real-time. How we, as humans, billions of people, interface with those machines is a whole new world. How these machines, billions of them, talk and work with each other and us is a whole …
 
Farms use 70% of water for natural consumption, and half of it is lost. The ability to micro-control water consumption in very small and unique environments may be one of the most important developments in society. Multiply the ability to do this by the tens of millions of fields across the globe in easy and difficult places to reach, and technolog…
 
Ron & Adam catch up with Alex Baddeley, a friend of Ron's, who joined the duo on Day 183 in Invercargill. Alex has had the opportunity to cycle across his country and has acknowledged that it really is one of the most incredible ways to see New Zealand. He was able to adapt to the cycling routine quickly and has proven to be a great support with al…
 
Is the idea that big retail is dead by 2030 a commonly held belief or will retail have evolved so significantly that it will get over get over the hump of e-commerce, near infinite choices for consumers, and the desire to get everything within fifteen to thirty minutes from when it was ordered. This is the new world of commerce by 2030 for every on…
 
Ron and Adam come to us from Wellington, New Zealand to tell us about their journey from Brisbane to Fiji and then their cycle from Brisbane down to Sydney, Australia - which wraps up their 6 weeks in Australia. They flew into Nadi, Fiji from Brisbane and were privileged to experience Fijian's love of the game of rugby. Fiji was an important countr…
 
There are six hundred thousand restaurants in the USA and tens of millions of restaurants around the globe. In the US, Fifteen million people work in these environments, often on minimum wages and supporting families. There we 98,000 non-fatal accidents or associated illnesses from restaurants in the US in 2019. The restaurant industry is under imm…
 
Ron & Adam sit down with Mere Baker, a Former World Cup Winning Kiwifern and Aotearoa 7s International player. Mere is a Sky Sport and Maori TV commentator as well as an ambassador for ChildFund, the charity that Ron & Adam are currently raising funds for as they cycle to the Rugby World Cup 2021 to deliver the official whistle to the opening match…
 
Adam and Ron talk us through their time in Townsville, Queensland, down to Rockhampton and further south towards Brisbane. A few adjustments to the amounts of people following a few weeks in the Outback and a few great meals Ron and Adam met a few other adventure-seeking junkies, budding professional athletes and other outdoor adventurers. We are a…
 
Adam and Ron talk us through their journey from the border crossing of Indonesia and Timor Leste, as well as their trek across the outback of Australia, starting in Darwin. Smiling children helped them get through the tougher days and the beautiful coastline on the way to Dili kept spirits up. They got to visit the ChildFund offices in Timor Leste …
 
Neil Cloughley is the CEO of Faradair aerospace his ideas about opening up airspace to the idea of the greyhound in the sky that is quiet, operationally far lower cost, and environmentally eco-friendly promises. This is a whole new way to move people and things around that will use many existing technologies without having to reinvent a lot. Imagin…
 
We hear from Ron and Adam while they are sitting on the island of Timor, which is the final island of their Indonesian experience before reaching the country of Timor Leste. It has been a real adventure up to this point with Ron getting slightly ill, the pair requiring a few ferries between the islands and the pair having their longest cycle on the…
 
If you sit on a board, then it is likely the following statements are common feelings about them. You receive a foot-thick set of pre-read documents and reports a week or so before the board meeting. The agenda is very tight, measured in minutes like a day in an NFL training facility. The feeling that you are going to spend a day or longer with som…
 
The idea of autonomous vehicles delivering products straight to our door may not sound novel, but there are not a lot of examples of that level of the last yard or meter delivery in practice right now. Ten years from now, the practice of doing this will be commonplace. There are approximately one hundred and forty million households in the US and o…
 
In ten years, time, web3.0 and blockchain will drive each of us to have a digital ID as our prime ID. This means our various identifications on social platforms will be fluid. The social media platforms will have no control as you move your ID and private blockchain wallet from place to place. This could be the end of the platform age. The conversa…
 
Ron & Adam give us an update of their trip from South Sumatra in Indonesia. It has been a month since we last had an update from the guys - where they are sharing the stories about their ferry crossings, meeting people who have never seen foreigners before and being able to experience the magic of cycling through places that we would never see othe…
 
What have Drew Brees and Kim Kardashian got in common? Both have had social posts about them either playing Pickleball or maybe coming back as a professional Pickleball players (in the case of Drew Brees). These are two very powerful names in the world of sports and celebrity entertainment. Sports are a vital part of our social fabric and it would …
 
Ron chats to Sophoan, a rugby referee from Cambodia. She is a passionate sports woman and rugby fan who has stepped up to her role as one of the only female referees in her country. After watching men playing rugby, she wondered how she could get involved. So she starting off playing touch rugby, and then was invited to be a referee. Sophoan gives …
 
Imagine the idea of the soldier software coder? It might sound odd now, but the combination of world events, technology, and future needs on the battlefield makes this an inevitability. The ability to learn, and adjust in the moment of combat with the capacity to bring all forces to bear, where and when they are needed could be the future of defens…
 
The last time we heard from Ron and Adam was from the French Embassy in Cambodia. They fill us in on their cycle from there to Thailand, where they arrived to quite a lot of rain, high humidity levels and delicious food! They continue to meet amazing people, stay in cool places (including a place that has its own driving range) and explore new cycl…
 
Globalization has for all its great virtues exposed certain vulnerabilities to us. Jobs get lost, supply chains can be pinched and more importantly the capacity to respond to these pressures become increasingly difficult in the timelines we now expect. JobsOhio’s recent success in attracting Intel to build the largest microprocessor plant in the wo…
 
Go to Google and type in the term, social investing. 400 million references will come up but the RISE fund is the largest ($6bn) in the world. Founded by Bono (that one) and TPG the fund is an early explorer in finding the balance between investing for profit, investing to change markets, and investing where social impact really needs the help of b…
 
Chris Mastaglio is the ChildFund Sport for Development Director and has worked to bring together sports and social impact through ChildFund Rugby. Ron and Adam were able to catch up with him in Phnom Penh where he shares a bit about his rugby story and how his team has partnered to use sport to deliver a positive social impact. He chats about how C…
 
Ron & Adam come to us from the French Embassy in Cambodia where they were offered a place to stay for 2 nights. They fill us in on their last 20 days from mid-Vietnam up into Phnom Penh. As usual, they have met incredible people but on top of that, they have had the privilege of joining cycle groups and playing more rugby with the coaches & players…
 
In a post-Covid world, where physical and virtual become increasingly synthesized the way we express ourselves, the way we work, and how we are going to organize our personal and work lives are going to evolve. This is the best manifestation of the idea of the Metaverse. The podcast talks to the leader, CEO of the largest carrier in the US (CEO Ver…
 
Ukraine has been the sleeping development partner for software companies based in the US for decades. The invasion by Russia presents an existential threat to the continuing food chain of talent, ideas, and productivity from a market that today’s guest a Ukrainian investment banker is from. Vitaly Golomb is an investment banker at Drake Star, and h…
 
Ron & Adam chat to Ann Huong, who has worked with Child Fund Rugby since 2015. She tells us a bit more about what Child Fund is about and how they are able to use sport for development in her community. Rugby is a sport that is so inclusive and Child Fund is proving that all countries, genders and cultures can join in this game. They are active in …
 
Adam and Ron find themselves in on a beach Vietnam with some time to fill us in on their journey since leaving Awaji Island, Japan. Along the way, they have met interesting people, been offered cool drinks and money for food while being surrounded with kindness, despite language barriers. Their stories also include becoming one with the elements, l…
 
Eric W. Sanderson is a landscape ecologist for the Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo, director of the Mannahatta Project, and the author of Mannahatta: A Natural History of New York City. In 2013 his book Terra Nova: The New World After Oil, Cars, and Suburbs was published and set the stall for how we should be thinking about building …
 
Ron and Adam catch up with Jesse Kriel, South African born rugby player who is currently playing for the Canons Eagles Rugby Club in Tokyo, Japan. Ron and Adam were privileged to watch one of Jesse's rugby matches in Tokyo where they were able to leave their fully loaded touring bicycles outside the stadium and watch the game. Jesse fills them in o…
 
Recent research by Cambia Information shows only 7% of Americans are fully in on the idea of EVs. Now imagine an EV with no driver, that looks completely different than any other form factor than ever before and is backed by Amazon breaks the mold for transportation ideas for the next ten years and beyond. As we move to accept new vehicle form fact…
 
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