Archive for February 2018

Get and Share Live Updates From YPO in Singapore

Stay connected to all the action via YPO’s social media accounts whether or not you are attending the Global Leadership Conference (our annual gathering of “leaders of leaders” happening  5-7 March) or the 2018 YPO EDGE (7-9 March) in Singapore. Our team will be sharing daily recaps here on YPO.org, and live updates and photos from both events on social…

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Using Innovation to Gain Market Share

In the business world, growth is often achieved by executing traditional tactics. Michael Golway, winner of the 2017 YPO Global Innovation Award, suggests another way: innovation. “If you are not innovating, you will get left behind.” So says YPO member Michael Golway, President and CEO of Advanced Solutions Inc., a privately held company he acquired…

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The Role of Start-ups in growing the East African Economy

YPO Africa member and CEO of Afriscope, Isak Pretorius, joined CNBC to discuss the role of start-ups in the East African economy. Watch here The post The Role of Start-ups in growing the East African Economy appeared first on YPO. ^Share this link with your friends and colleagues^ Do you want to be a better…

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Is Adaptation or Disruption the Secret to Longevity?

How successful family businesses develop cultures to create disruption from one generation to the next Large family businesses create cultures that are agile, foster innovation and reward fresh thinking, according to the “Is adaptation or disruption the secret to longevity?” report from the new EY Global Family Business Survey 2018. All these conditions fuel disruption…

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5 Tips for Using Microexpressions to Sharpen Your Negotiation Skills

Annie Sarnblad is truly a revealing resource. Founder of Point House Advisors and preeminent global expert in reading facial expressions, Sarnblad can numerically code the 10,000 different muscle combinations in a human facial expression no matter where they are from or what language they speak (and Sarnblad speaks eight; nine if you count microexpressions). “Microexpressions…

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6 Tips on Knowing, Controlling and Communicating Your Story

What’s your story? We all come from someplace, traveled a particular path (circuitous though it may be) and landed where we are today as a byproduct. No two people in the world have done it the same, which is what makes every one of us unique. “Everyone has a story,” says Partner and Co-Founder of…

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Tapping Into the Power of Vulnerability

Two YPO members explain how emotion, vulnerability and authenticity can transform teams and organizations through the power of human connection. Finding power in being vulnerable. It sounds like a paradox, but YPO members and certified forum facilitators Barry Kaplan, President and Partner in Shift180, and Jeff Manchester, Partner, Shift180, cite dozens of success stories supporting…

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The Play’s the Thing

Bhavneet Singh is a man on a mission: to create digital learning games which equip kids for the challenges of the future “Sixty-five percent of kids aged under 7 will end up doing jobs in the future that do not exist today,” says YPO member Bhavneet Singh, Founder and CEO of education company Sandbox. “That’s…

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Cryptocurrency Tech Faces a Bumpy Road to Adoption

A new article from UBS Wealth Management’s Chief Investment Office discusses the future of cryptocurrency. UBS is YPO’s Global Strategic Partner — Wealth Management. While they remain skeptical on cryptocurrencies, they still believe their underlying technology — blockchain — has promise. Also known as distributed ledger technology (DLT), they believe this new class of technology…

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