Ursula Eysin is the founding father of Purple Swan, a consultancy specializing in the event of future eventualities. She is a educated ballerina, performs the flute, speaks 7 languages, does math, and reads chemistry books for enjoyable. In addition to that, Ursula is a mentor to numerous Austrian and worldwide startups whereas additionally giving lectures at 5 universities.
Throughout this 2-hour dialog with Ursula Eysin, we cowl quite a lot of attention-grabbing matters reminiscent of how she obtained to be a polyglot and a Sinologist; why the longer term may however shouldn’t be Chinese language; her mission to assist people join and switch uncertainty into a bonus; how she began her Purple Swan consultancy; why predicting the longer term is a powerless place; futurism vs state of affairs planning and the methodology thereof; the which means of being human and our want to attach; the demand for sturdy management and ladies in futurism; the significance of story; AI, its dangers and timeline.
My favourite quote that I’ll take away from this dialog with Ursula Eysin is:
Flip uncertainty into a bonus. See it as a present. And hook up with different individuals.
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Who’s Ursula Eysin?
Ursula Eysin is the founder and CEO of Purple Swan, a Vienna-based consultancy specializing in the event of future eventualities.
Enjoyable truth: She is a educated ballerina and used to work as a manufacturing supervisor, moderator, and presenter in theater, opera and movie earlier than she grew to become a passionate expertise advisor and communication skilled.
And: Although she has not a drop of Chinese language blood in her, she is fluent in Mandarin Chinese language.
Her broad data and expertise allow her to not solely develop insightful future eventualities but in addition create the precise story, imaginative and prescient, and motion steps round them.
In addition to that, she is a printed columnist, a mentor to numerous Austrian and worldwide startups, and provides lectures at 5 universities.
Her month-to-month column “Code Purple” for Austria’s greatest expertise journal E-Media is now additionally accessible on Substack: Code Purple – Expertise, Insanity, and the Way forward for Humanity.