Faisal Hoque

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In a world being transformed by unprecedented change, effective, meaningful leadership is becoming even more essential, just as quickly. That offers historic opportunities, provided we recognize what sort of leaders we need to have.

Sweeping change is everywhere, much of it focused on technology. Labeled the “Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR),” emerging technologies and their interaction with one another are upending how we work, play, educate and govern ourselves. Artificial intelligence, augmented reality, big data, multi dimensional printing, robots designed to interact physically with human beings in a collaborative environment, are just a sampling of the power and pervasiveness of technological disruption.

But 4IR is not only about smart, connected machines and systems. Its scope is much wider. For instance, waves of further breakthroughs are happening at the same time in areas ranging from gene…

Faisal Hoque

Entrepreneur, Author. Founder of Shadoka. Author of “Everything Connects”, “Survive to Thrive”. Twitter @faisal_hoque.

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