How to make a million from art assets

Buying Art – for the financially rational minded Above all, art is a personal choice. For those who want to know the best time to buy, this article…

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Art to Lift the Soul – Why buy art?

People ask ‘why buy art?’ It’s simple. Does it speak to you inside? For example: My burnt out soul needed art for how it helped me feel. I…

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7 things I learned about creativity, leadership and results as TEDxArtist-in-Residence

It began with a problem. Or as the Chinese would say, an opportunity. Read on for the behind the scenes story, for the bullets, see the end. Behind…

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7 Meta-Trends Defining Your Business

How many are you dealing with? Death and taxes are highly certain. The meta-trends redefining our world are certain, the rest is uncertain. Can we drop the false…

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When to pay attention to the background?

With the volatility of presidential announcements and a strong feeling of ‘what is the new world order?’ it’s very easy to ignore things going on in the background….

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FINTECH: the Art of Money

The link between money and art is obvious in Italy. Money is an artwork. Stay with me for a moment. This is a human not a technical question….

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The Money Thing

The million triggered something. What is money and meaning in the well lived life? A million dollars can be… A book sized block of gold or meals for…


How to Buy Right-For-You Art

Art is about Feelings. ‘When will you marry’, Gauguin asks as he paints. An investor paid $300 million for these Tahitian beauties in 2015. He cared alot. What…


New Eyes: The Human Side of Change Leadership

New Eyes offers leading edge thinking about leadership and change. The ideas are fresh, challenging and grounded in reality.               Amazon Most…


SPMI Expert Panel, The Silent Project Killer

Organizer:  Singapore Project Management Institute Topics for the session: The key factors and considerations in communication management that can make a project successful or unsuccessful. Problems to watch…


Published in MIS Asia – Failing to assess the costs of failure

MIS Asia Featured Blog:  Failing to assess the costs of failure Projects are investments, yet are they assessed as such? A single project is either performing or not….

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Complexity Conference in Paris

Joanne spoke about Complexity, Change and Connection sharing insights from large organizations in Asia. Event: Complexity Conference Date: March 30th – April 1st, 2012 Venue: La Maison Internationale…


SPREAD Talk Series, Oxford: Infinite Possibilities

Infinite Possibilities: In a world of extinction, of black and white, how does the dark side create light and possibility? This session was part of the Change LEaders’…


An Interview with Ron Kaufman


Thought Leaders Awards 2012

29th – 30th June, 2012  I  Taj Lands End, Mumbai        


Success or Failure

Organizer: Asia Professional Speakers Singapore (APSS) Event: 1st APSS Pecha Kucha Date: 23 Apr 2012 What is Pecha Kucha? PechaKucha or Pecha Kucha (Japanese: ペチャクチャ, chit-chat) is a…


Published in CIO Asia – Enter the Dragon: The year of project success

Gong Xi Fa Cai! In these first weeks of the Chinese New Year (western New Year has past, Thai and the rest of the Mekong will celebrate theirs…


SPMI Symposium 2011

Organizer: Singapore Project Management Institute Topic : Project Management: Projects, Prediction and Performance Time, Venue and Date : 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM, West Hall, B2; 15-Nov. 2011 Synopsis: We make…


The Asian Banker- Preventing IT projects from failing requires the courage to make hard decisions

The Asian Banker June 2011 (print edition), June 14 (online edition)… Joanne Flinn, author of “The Success Healthcheck for IT Projects”, feels that the cost of failure of…