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FUTURE CEOS™  |  Podcast , ±33 min episodes every 1 week, 4 days
An interactive dialogue powered by Henley Business School and hosted by Dean of HBS, Jonathan Foster-Pedley, where he, with the help of in studio expert guests, pushes, pulls, debates, and interrogates current issues that impact our businesses.
01
AUG

"Trends As Business Strategy" - with Dion Chang

Is your business future-proof and how can it take advantage of “the rise of the machines”? What skills must we ensure our children develop for the future world of work? And are giant retail spaces like malls soon to be ghost towns? Jon Foster-Pedley, Dean of Henley Africa interrogates these questions and their answers with well known trends guru and analyst, Dion Chang of Flux Trends.
20
JUN

Building A Comedy Business ft. John Vlismas

Don’t let the title of this conversation fool you – John Vlismas is so much more than just a comedian… This businessman, social commentator, and more shares his insights and feelings around a number of topics during this #WhatsTrending discussion that will leave you both chuckling and also thinking deeply and carefully about your businesses and careers.
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13
JUN

Finding Meaning At Work – With Sameer Rawjee

“They find the kernel within you, the value you uniquely offer.” says Sameer Rawjee of his time at Google. Jon Foster-Pedley, Dean of Henley Business School, spends time with Sameer, now MD of O-School, during this #WhatsTrending conversation to talk through his experiences at Google, and how these have informed the efforts he is now making to deliver on the growing trend towards oneness, employee engagement, and finding meaning at work.
06
JUN

Team Engagement, Creating Focus, and Going Global - With Dr John Demartini

This fascinating conversation between Dean of Henley Business School, Jon Foster-Pedley, and Dr John Demartini sees questions being asked of the true worth and function of HR, a challenge being put to all of us around how we spend our time, as well as insights into getting the very best out of our teams. This is a discussion not to be missed, that will leave you with hugely valuable insights, tools, and renewed focus.
30
MAY

Interrogating Sustainability

Jon Foster-Pedley, Dean of Henley Business School Africa, looks closely at and asks hard questions of this thing we keep on hearing about called Sustainability. Raldu Nel, CEO of Blank Canvas Int. and Chairman of the African Sustainable Development Association, joins Jon in studio for this #WhatsTrending conversation to offer his insights and expert view of sustainability, as well as the current trends being experienced in that space.
23
MAY

Personal Development - Time Well Spent or Time Wasted?

It was a great privilege for Jon to welcome Dr Kelly Sloan into the #HBR studio during her recent visit to South Africa. With a Bachelors degree from Columbia University, a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and an Executive MBA degree from Henley Business School, Dr Sloan has incredible insights into Personal Development that are underpinned by her time managing the Centre for Integrative Neuroscience and Neurodynamics (CINN) at the University of Reading, where they focus on dynamic brain imaging specializing in cognitive neuroscience and computational neurodynamics. This is a fascinating #WhatsTrending conversation you don't want to miss.
09
MAY

The Evolution Of Education

Joseph Gerassi, Executive Head of Redhill, joins Henley Business School Dean, Jon Foster-Pedley, for this fascinating conversation around the evolution of education and the incredible results Gerassi and his team are seeing as they break new ground in a sector in South Africa that has seen little to no true innovation and growth.
05
MAY

Future Of Talent Development & Retention

Dean of Henley Business School, Jon Foster-Pedley, enjoys an insight filled discussion around the future of talent, talent development, and talent retention with three studio guest experts: Sameer Rawjee, Former Googler, and Founder / MD of O School; Talent Whisperer and Creative Parenting Expert, Nikki Bush; Raymond De Villiers, Futurist and Digital Natives Expert.

8 episodes