Thinkers & Ideas

Thinkers & Ideas

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Perspectives on the Future with Esther Dyson, Rita McGrath, and Gary Shteyngart

At the BCG Henderson Institute, we aim to bring forward-looking leaders the ideas and inspirations that will shape their next game. To honor this mission—and celebrate the 100th episode of our Thinkers & Ideas podcast—we welcomed three leading futurists to discuss the evolution o ...  Show more

Look Again with Cass Sunstein

In Look Again: The Power of Noticing What Was Always There, Cass Sunstein, together with his co-author Tali Sharot, discusses the importance of reevaluating the familiar to discover new insights.Sunstein has long been at the forefront of behavioral economics. He is the Robert Wal ...  Show more

Why We Die with Venki Ramakrishnan

In Why We Die: The New Science of Ageing and the Quest for Immortality, Venki Ramakrishnan explores the current research on and prospects for human longevity.Ramakrishnan leads a group at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, England. For his research on the struc ...  Show more

Making Sense of Chaos with Doyne Farmer

In Making Sense of Chaos: A better economics for a better world, J. Doyne Farmer challenges traditional economic models, which rely on simplistic assumptions and fail to provide accurate predictions.Farmer, a complex systems scientist at the University of Oxford and the Santa Fe ...  Show more

Co-Intelligence with Ethan Mollick

In Co-Intelligence: Living and Working with AI, Ethan Mollick explains how to engage with AI as a co-worker, a co-teacher, and a coach.Mollick is a professor of management at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, where he studies and teaches innovation ...  Show more