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Business Wise 2016 (July 8th – Sydney)

Spend an afternoon with Alain de Botton, Rachel Botsman, Simon Longstaff, Stu Hunter and Louise Herron who will explore how businesses can better bridge the gap between the need for profit and the deeper human and emotional needs of their staff and customers. Rachel will be talking collaboration and trust. Purchase tickets on TSOL

Speaking

Ahead of the Curve

How is Lydia Gilbert creating a radically different shopping experience for plus-size women with her start-up Dia&CO?

Writing

The State of the Sharing Economy

Five years since her talk about the sharing economy at the RSA, Rachel returns to look back on the evolution of the sector. She reflects on what she got right and what she never saw coming and discusses where it’s heading next.

Speaking

Cracking A System

How is Josh Tetrick trying to crack the broken egg industry with his company, Hampton Creek? Learn about Josh’s plant-based approach to food production and how he plans to save the the planet.

Writing

Patients’ Advocate

How will Patients Like Me, an online platform that allows patients to share their health data, transform research and the healthcare industry?

Writing

Reshaping our cities

Learn more about Gabriella and her view point of how to reimagine cities in this monthly column in the Australian Financial Review, “Industry Hackers”, which explores the mindset of pioneers and entrepreneurs who see the world differently.

Writing

NEW TRUST NETWORKS: YOUR BEST FRIEND IS A STRANGER

As a part of WIRED World 2016, the stand-alone issue for the magazine where it gives readers insights into the year ahead, Rachel goes into how online person-to-person interactions are setting the stage for more honest offline human behaviour.

Writing

AIRBNB: BUILDING A REVOLUTIONARY TRAVEL COMPANY

This case study, prepared for the Collaborative Economy course taught by Rachel Botsman at Said Business School, aims to answer what makes Airbnb a revolutionary travel company. What values are embedded into its culture that guide the company in handling tough management and trust debacles and help it stay focused while growing at an exponential rate?

Research

Fortune Favours the Brave

Why did Yoni Assia, the 34-year-old founder of eToro get hooked on trading at the age of 13? What are his plans to make the world a better place? Learn more about Yoni and what makes him tick in this new monthly column in the Australian Financial Review, “Industry Hackers”.

Writing