The fifth industrial revolution is here, and it’s centred around intelligence. With the widespread introduction of artificial intelligence (AI), we are experiencing a paradigm shift that will revolutionise the way we work. This is what I will be speaking about at  #Future24.

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As all the in real life tickets have now gone.

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Then read on as in this blog post, we will explore the importance of embracing AI for businesses and the role of emotional intelligence in this new era. We will also discuss the significance of independent intelligence and the need for decentralised company structures.

In a rapidly evolving world, intelligence and innovation are crucial for success. Let’s delve deeper into this revolution and harness its power to create a successful future.

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Revolutionising the Way We Work

The industrial revolutions have always brought about significant changes in society. From the introduction of steam in the first industrial revolution to the widespread use of computers in the fourth, each revolution has left a lasting impact on how we live and work. And now, we find ourselves in the midst of the fifth industrial revolution — a revolution centred around intelligence.

In this new world post-COVID, with the mass introduction of artificial intelligence, we are experiencing a paradigm shift. It is crucial for us to understand and embrace this moment as a powerful opportunity. The fifth industrial revolution is all about intelligence, and it’s changing the way we navigate the realms of work, technology, and AI. If we fail to realize the potential of this new era, we risk being overtaken by the very technology we should be harnessing.

The Importance of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionising every industry, and it’s time for businesses to embrace it. With AI, productivity can skyrocket, as it streamlines processes and eliminates repetitive tasks. In fact, some sectors have seen a 40% to 400% increase in productivity by harnessing the power of AI. This means that companies can achieve more in less time, ultimately leading to higher profits. But it’s not just about increasing the bottom line; AI also has the potential to improve employee engagement and happiness.

By automating mundane tasks, employees can focus on more creative and meaningful work, leading to a happier workforce. So, in this fifth industrial revolution, businesses need to understand the importance of embracing AI for their survival and growth.

As Ant Morse - a keynote speaker at Future24 puts it...

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The Role of AI and Emotional Intelligence combined

While AI is crucial for businesses, it’s equally important to recognize the value of emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence allows individuals to understand and manage their own emotions, as well as understand and empathise with the emotions of others. In the era of AI, where automation is becoming more prevalent, emotional intelligence will be a differentiating factor. It enables businesses to build strong relationships with customers, understand their needs, and provide personalised experiences.

Additionally, emotional intelligence plays a crucial role in effective leadership. Leaders who possess emotional intelligence can inspire and motivate their teams, leading to improved collaboration, productivity, and overall success.

Therefore, alongside AI, businesses should invest in developing emotional intelligence skills in their workforce to thrive in the fifth industrial revolution.

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In this rapidly evolving world, soft skills are becoming increasingly valuable. Emotional intelligence is one such skill that can set you apart from the crowd. It not only enhances our interactions with others but also makes machines smarter. As we become more emotionally intelligent, we contribute more and create a positive work environment.

In fact, studies have shown that 75% of careers are derailed due to a lack of emotional intelligence. In the fifth industrial revolution, emotional intelligence will be crucial for success. It’s not just about getting things done; it’s about finding joy in the journey and making a difference in each other’s lives. So, investing in emotional intelligence now can lead to greater financial rewards in the future.

As Grace Marshall - another speaker at Future24 puts it...

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Independent Intelligence: Thinking for Yourself in the Workplace

The ability to think independently is becoming increasingly important in today’s work landscape. Those who can think for themselves and combine different skills in creative ways are the ones who will thrive. This concept ties in with autonomy, mastery, and purpose. It’s about taking control of our own destiny and becoming masters of ourselves, as Jeremy Blaine suggests.

By thinking independently, we fuel curiosity and personal growth. We must be willing to take risks, stepping away from the ordinary and embracing the unusual. Independent intelligence allows us to do just that, leading to increased happiness and fulfillment in our work.

As Martin Bryant - another speaker at Future24 puts it

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Organisational Intelligence: Why Decentralization is the Future Company Structure

Decentralisation is the buzzword of the future when it comes to company structures. As the gig economy continues to grow, businesses must adapt and find ways to do more with less. This means being agile and clever in our approach to work.

Phil Lewis reminds us that true organisational intelligence means prioritizing human potential over technological substitution.We are in the midst of the fifth industrial revolution, and it requires us to think differently. Albert Einstein once said that

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“We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that we used to create them.”

This rings true now more than ever. In this new era, we need intelligence and innovation to thrive. Only with the right people and the right technology can we take control and create a successful future. Without them, we risk being left behind by a world that is evolving at a rapid pace.

So, let’s embrace the concept of becoming more powerful as individuals and tap into our collective potential.

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And remeber I'm am speaking at #Future24.

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If you can - make sure to attend ONLINE on January 17the at 1030am.

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