The future of technology is both uncertain and disruptive, requiring many of our current systems in business and life to radically change in the next decade. With the speed of technology and AI advancements moving exponentially, it is crucial for our society, particularly our corporate and professional leaders to understand technology and embrace the changes of the future, in order to future proof our workforce and businesses.
Penny Locaso, Founder and CEO of BKindred is an expert in technology and AI. After leaving her successful sixteen year career in change systems at Shell, she has become one of Australia’s most well-regarded entrepreneurs. Her knowledge on artificial intelligence and technology has been called upon internationally, and at home including consultation for the Senate and the national curriculum.
In today’s episode of Be The Drop, Penny explores the potential for humans in the space of technology to amplify happiness in a world that is largely yet to be understood. Penny’s concerns for the future proof of humanism in tomorrow’s technology is something we need to consider, it’s a conversation that could ultimately help us to lead more fulfilling and successful lives.
“Intentional Adaptability will be a skill set used to measure competency in the future”
Listen now to hear Penny’s full episode:
In this episode on how to future proof business, you will learn:
- Why change is good and learning to embrace change is critical for the future
- What skills and mindsets will be valued in the future
- How to future proof yourself with skills instead of knowledge
- Why the current educational paradigm is failing students and kids
- What can be done to prepare for a job that doesn’t exist yet
- How to find meaning in working for yourself and within your interests
- Why hard times can be the most rewarding times in life
- What things we should be considering, and talking about to prepare the next generation
“Technology is a mirror of humanity, we are creating it, and it will only ever do what we intend it to do.”
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