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2018 Reboot – Time to Defrag, Re-boot, Upgrade

I have recently had the privilege to participate in Singularity’s Re(Solve) Learning Summit in Silicon Valley San Francisco, to collaborate with 54 other Global participants and innovators for a deep dive immersion into solving the Global Grand Challenge of Learning and discover our personal contribution to this challenge.

The whole experience was mind-expanding, paradigm shifting and energising and encouraged me […]

By |December 11th, 2017|Reflections|0 Comments|
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    Catalysts in the 4th Quarter 2017 – what we’ve been up to

Catalysts in the 4th Quarter 2017 – what we’ve been up to

The last quarter of 2017 has seen a fascinating evolution of our approach as we co-create unique change journeys and solutions in many uncertain, complex environments – often in collaboration with other specialists and technology partners.

 

We have welcomed Angela de Longchamps into our Catalyst team – Angela brings with her expertise in talent development, accelerated learning and technology enabled […]

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    Singularity Insights Part 3: Technology cannot give us the one primary predictor of success in life – our ability to believe!

Singularity Insights Part 3: Technology cannot give us the one primary predictor of success in life – our ability to believe!

New exponential technologies can fundamentally change our experience of life – ubiquitous data sensors and AI can now give us real time feedback and response cues on our brainwaves, our emotional state, our facial expressions, our blood glucose levels (diabetes), approaching manic episodes (bipolar disease) See Dr Vivienne Ming talk on these topics.

 

We can also communicate in real time […]

By |December 8th, 2017|Reflections|0 Comments|
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    Singularity Insights Part 2: Personal experience of new technologies and human inspired innovation shifts paradigms

Singularity Insights Part 2: Personal experience of new technologies and human inspired innovation shifts paradigms

I read and explore a lot. I had read about and seen videos on 3D printing, Virtual Reality, Drones, Mind driven bots, brainwave altering devices, driverless cars, talking robots, virtual roaming conference attendee, etc.

 

Whilst knowledge is powerful and keeps you informed, it is the experience of something that somehow fundamentally shifts how you see the world and your […]

By |November 29th, 2017|Reflections|1 Comment|
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    Singularity Insights Part 1: So why did I travel 25 hours to San Francisco and Silicon Valley??

Singularity Insights Part 1: So why did I travel 25 hours to San Francisco and Silicon Valley??

A few key words say it all: Singularity, Exponential Thinking and Technologies, Innovation, Learning, Abundance, Solving Global Grand Challenges (GGC) Together, 54 Global participants, Interacting with bright minds and proven innovators, Immersion for discovering personal contribution to the GGC …and maybe you could add Napa Valley Wines.

Imagine a world in which we achieve Singularity, in which the boundary between […]

By |November 17th, 2017|Reflections|0 Comments|

Reinvigorating the Graduate Talent Pipeline

Graduate talent has become a critical talent pipeline for future talent and diversity in our organisations. We at Catalyst, who have extensive experience in the talent space across multiple talent pipelines and industries have been exploring how to create a new narrative around Graduate Recruitment and reinvigoration of the full Graduate to Talent Pipeline to address some of the […]

By |September 12th, 2017|Talent Management|0 Comments|

Attracting and retaining talent in the digital economy

We had a small hiccup in our Spring newsletter, if you’re looking for What we’ve been up to, click here

Introduction

“The War For Talent Is Over, And Everyone Lost” was the headline of an article I read recently from Fast Company (see ref below), describing how most of the power has now shifted from the employer to the talented employee […]

What we’ve been up to – A snapshot of winter 2017

Winter this year has been an interesting and diverse mix of projects across our core areas of experience.

We are continuing to add value in the following business areas

Talent management and Executive Succession – our integrated talent journeys and strategic talent reviews are bearing fruit with real data and we are moving into developing both executive succession development plans […]

A spring in the step – Revive, Reinvent, Renew

After a bit of a cold snap the weather is already warming up and the trees already shooting their first baby green leaves. Spring is a wonderful time of new beginnings, exciting opportunities, refreshing growth and a time for us to shed the layers and heaviness of winter and approach life with a new zest!

As Gary Zukav says, “We […]

“To Be or Not to Be”, Future-fit Jobs and Singularity University

Recently the country was ablaze with excitement, curiosity and apprehension as Singularity University hit South African soil. For those unfamiliar with this establishment, Singularity University is somewhat a symbol of the ‘disruptive future’. Business representatives from around the country piled into the Kyalami Race Track in anticipation of some of the answers to solving tomorrows problems.

A key […]

By |September 4th, 2017|Reflections|0 Comments|