Posts tagged ego to eco

The future of business and media is all about interconnected business models that generate mutual benefits for everyone. The era of ‘egosystems’ such as walled, controlled, centralized and RoI-obsessed businesses, is rapidly closing. Now it’s all about creating powerful ecosystems that are built on openness, standards, transparency, trust and decentralization. Think Google versus AT&T, or Twitter versus FoxNews.

Future of Innovation & Business: From Ego to Eco. Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard Porto Alegre 2012 (by Gerd Leonhard)

This is the complete video of my talk at the 5th Congress of Innovation in Porto Alegre in Brazil, October 30th 2012 see  http://www.fiergs.org.br/inovacao/default.asp    Thanks to FIERGS for making this video available.  You can download my slides here: http://gerd.fm/TjBlCX  or visit my Slideshare page for another 118 slideshows: http://www.slideshare.net/gleonhard/presentations  :)   In this talk I cover a wide variety of topics such as the rebooting of capitalism (as ‘natural’ or ‘sustainable’ capitalism), Growth National Happiness vs GDP, the triple bottom line, the shift to a networked / social-local-mobile society, social media and the future of social technologies, future innovation opportunities for Brazil, the shift of power to the BRIC countries… and much more…

greenfuturist:

What makes us successful:  Gerd Leonhard presentation / talk at TEDxCollegeBeauSoleil (by TEDxYouth).  Gerd adds: this is one of my best videos so far - check it out and spread the word if you like it.

Thanks to www.tedxbeausoleil.com and Nordanglia for providing this video.

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“Gerd Leonhard is a Futurist and the CEO of The Futures Agency, author of 5 books, former musician and a globe-trotting keynote speaker on the creative industries, media and communications, social technologies, as well as on energy, the environment and green business. Gerd is currently focussing on sustainable future scenarios and what has been called ‘sustainable economics’, including the idea of adapting Internet and networked-society principles to the world’s urgent climate and environment issues. He is based in Basel / Switzerland; his new book ‘From Ego to Eco’ will be published in 2013….”

You can download the PDF with my slides here:  http://gerd.fm/tedxbeau 

When talking about the theme Creativity building the future, the CEO of The Futures Agency, Gerd Leonhard, said there was no other way to succeed in the business world that does not pass through the construction of an “ecosystem”.
Here is a list of some of the key differences between EGOsystems (such as ‘the old’ Microsoft, Apple, Universal Studios, all major record labels, Disney, UBS and most other major banks and financial institutions)  and ECOsystems (such as Google, Youtube, Facebook, Amazon, Local Motors, AirBnB etc)… more links, videos, images and http://gerd.fm/egotoeco (Google search)
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Here is a list of some of the key differences between EGOsystems (such as ‘the old’ Microsoft, Apple, Universal Studios, all major record labels, Disney, UBS and most other major banks and financial institutions)  and ECOsystems (such as Google, Youtube, Facebook, Amazon, Local Motors, AirBnB etc)… more links, videos, images and http://gerd.fm/egotoeco (Google search)

New slideshow: from Ego to Eco

More at http://gerd.fm/egotoeco

The journey from egosystem to ecosystem - Gerd Leonhard (by DoLectures)

Personal Branding in the Digital Age: Futurist, Author and Keynote Speake Gerd Leonhard (by gleonhard)

(via MediaFuturist: Just found this nice illustration of one of my key themes)