Phil is a Global Innovation Director, Media Futurist & Conference Speaker with 18 years’ experience from London, Dublin & Auckland. His key skills are evangelising about the future, simplifying the complex, energising clients and hastening the inevitable. He is also Co-author of - and speaker for - PHD's book 'Merge | The closing gap between technology and us’. Phil holds an MA, Politics and Media from the University of Liverpool.
We know the story: Glitzy marketing collateral, celebrity involvement and a promise of game-changing disruption to the industry. But in reality overdue, overhyped and underwhelming.
Recently I saw a Mark Ritson post on the subject of pretentious job titles used on LinkedIn profiles.
Imagine rolling a metal ball through a space between two equidistant but opposing magnets.
Even before the crisis, wiser heads than our own were declaring “life-long learning” would be compulsory for the next generation; employee skill sets must evolve at a breakneck pace to keep up with the constant emergence of new disciplines - and the demise of old ones.