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Will The Four-Day Week Have Its Day Post-Pandemic?

For many, Covid-19 has put life-work balance into perspective, with wellbeing now high on the priority list. Will a four-day week help to jump-start productivity, and maintain this focus on wellbeing post-pandemic? I spoke with Anastasia Leng of CreativeX about . . .

Read articleposted 7th July 2021
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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‘Digital Leadership’

S&P Global Platts 3rd Annual Digital Commodities Exchange

Embracing innovation across the organization Charles Towers-Clark presents the views of the Weird CEO on why the technological advances we face will require a change in the culture and mindset of employees and business owners alike.

Read articleposted 4th March 2020
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Choose your own salaries

BBC News

Pick-your-own-pay schemes can lead to a huge increase in staff retention.

Read articleposted 4th March 2020
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Quick fire interview with Charles Towers-Clark


‘A truly original read!’ An IoTNOW interview with Charles Towers-Clark,  Author of The W.E.I.R.D. CEO, about engagement at work and creating the right environment for success.

Read articleposted 4th March 2020
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IoT-NOW Life Lessons: From saving bees to learning from Chernobyl


“If the bee disappeared off the face of the Earth, man would only have four years left to live.” In the face of colony collapse disorder (CCD) that became a real cause for concern a decade ago, this argument has . . .

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The Top Five Challenges In IoT Digital Enterprise Transformation (Part One)


IoT technologies, database systems, and Artificial Intelligence have all progressed exponentially in the last few years—but there remain significant challenges in people’s understanding of how digital technologies function, and how quickly business benefits and ROI can be achieved.

Read articleposted 4th March 2020
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How to lead in turbulent times


Brexit, Harry and Meghan, Iran… leadership expert Charles Towers-Clark teaches us how to handle tricky situations 19 February 2020 – Ria Hopkinson

Read articleposted 20th February 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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