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How To Rebuild A More Sustainable Economy Post-Covid

The conversation around climate change has understandably taken a back seat in recent months, but as reports emerge that we have only six months to avert climate catastrophe, it is clear that the world’s pandemic recovery plan must also include drastically . . .

Read articleposted 9th July 2020
Automation Part 3: A New Age Of Work

Silicon UK

In this final part of Silicon UK’s look at automation, we consider what the future holds for all enterprises. What should your business’s automation roadmap look like?

Read articleposted 12th May 2020
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The egocentric, the altruist and the everyday hero

(3 min read) “This hybrid engine of self-interest and concern for others serves a much wider circle of people than can be reached by self-interest or caring alone.” Bill Gates As the COVID-19 pandemic progresses, reports of selfish behaviours decrease . . .

Read articleposted 22nd April 2020
Self-management and flexible working have never been more important

HR Magazine

Amid COVID-19 lockdown, current enforced digitisation of work may in fact catalyse digital transformation efforts in many companies and lead to a much more flexible approach to work.

Read articleposted 22nd April 2020
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Artificial Intelligence in the business world – where are we now?

Digitalisation World

In the March 2020 issue of Digitalisation World magazine, Charles Towers-Clark, along with other experts, shares thoughts about what Artificial Intelligence has to offer to businesses and whether companies are fully engaged in making the best use of AI in . . .

Read articleposted 22nd April 2020
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The WEIRD CEO and how technology will change society and work with Charles Towers-Clark

Jonny Gould’s SME Walkabout Podcast

On the Jonny Gould’s SME Walkabout Podcast, Charles Towers-Clark, together with the host Jonny Gould, discusses how companies need to rethink the way they motivate employees to accommodate the changes that will take place in technology and society over the next 15 years.

Read articleposted 22nd April 2020
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Does Confidence Equate To Competence?

“If you believe in yourself anything is possible.” Miley Cyrus If you believe in yourself anything is possible. This quote resonates with most of us – if we are westerners. We’ve been brought up to think that confidence is one characteristic . . .

Read articleposted 25th March 2020
The EU’s attempt to regulate artificial intelligence could backfire


The “Wild West” of artificial intelligence (AI) needs to be reined in, according to EU industry commissioner Thierry Breton. However, regulating AI generally, rather than regulating the technology’s uses specifically, may very well be putting the cart before the horse.

Read articleposted 12th March 2020
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Automation and humanity’s future

Digital Bulletin

In an attempt to cut through the headlines, Digital Bulletin speaks with author and technology business leader Charles Towers-Clark about a future that will simply have to unite human beings with artificial intelligence

Read articleposted 5th March 2020
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‘The Need for Initiative’

Radley College

Charles Towers-Clark speaks to our next generation leaders and entrepreneurs about the ‘The Need for Initiative’ and the future of work at Radley College, Oxfordshire.

Read articleposted 4th March 2020
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The WEIRD Book


Book by Charles Towers-Clark

In The WEIRD CEO, Charles sets out the technological and societal changes that will take place over the next fifteen years, and explains why companies need to rethink the way they motivate employees. He outlines why CEOs and managers need to encourage Wisdom, Emotional Intelligence, Initiative, Responsibility and Development (WEIRD) to make sure employees feel fulfilment and ownership in their work – and gives a fascinating and sometimes brutally honest record of the change process his company went through.

The WEIRD CEO explains how and why we need to change, in order to deal with a new working world dominated by Artificial Intelligence.

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