Co-creating the Future of Leadership & Fast-tracking the Next Generation Innovators
By 2025 - based on the 12 Pillars of the Global Prosperity index that currently ranks South Africa 87th out of 167 Countries surveyed
two and half years ago, I had no idea that the insights generated from the almost 200 Leaders featured to date are holding the key to solving some of the world's biggest challenges - such as job creation, food security, nation-building and inclusive growth.
from the Leaders interviewed throughout the four seasons, the time has now come to call for
The Inaugural Future Leader Summit
that will see the 200 Future & Current Leaders compete for
in other words, the ONE Idea that has the potential to propel the wellbeing of humanity to the Next Level
and help secure a future that provides for the such as food, water and health security
take South Africa into the 'TOP 10 Best Countries to Live In' by 2025 (currently 68th out of 149 Nations measured
(ranked by the Legatum Prosperity Index)
by calling on 21 Future Leaders to each present their BIG Idea in a
AGT (America Got Talent) meet TED Talk style presentation
on the 20 & 21 May 2021 (broadcast from the Future Leader Studios, at Waterfall, Johannesburg)
in the 2021 edition of the Future Leader Book - and all presenters will be invited to share their BIG Idea as part of the Future Leader Academy Curriculum
Your Next BIG Leadership Idea and further details shall be revealed shortly
The Education pillar ranks countries on access to education, quality of education and human capital.
The Health pillar measures a country’s performance in three areas: health outcomes (in physical and mental health), health systems, and illness and risk factors.
The Safety & Security pillar ranks countries based on national security, personal safety and the security of living conditions in that country
The Social Capital pillar measures the strength of personal and social relationships, social norms and civic participation in a country.
The Personal Freedom pillar measures national progress towards basic legal rights, individual liberties and social tolerance.
The Natural Environment pillar measures a country’s performance in three areas: the quality of the natural environment, environmental pressures and preservation efforts.
The Governance pillar measures a country’s performance in four areas: the rule of law, integrity of government, government performance and political participation.
This pillar ranks countries on the standard of living afforded by an economy, economic inclusiveness, anti-monopoly policy, labour force participation, trade competitiveness and openness to trade
The Business Environment pillar measures a country’s entrepreneurial environment, its business infrastructure, access to credit, investor protections and labour market flexibility
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, South Africa performs best on Personal Freedom and Social Capital and scores lowest on the Economic Quality pillar.
The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Social Capital increasing by 3 places, whereas they dropped 15 places on Business Environment.
Visit the Rankings table to see how South Africa compares to other countries.
Find out how South Africa's rankings compare to other countries here
South Africa is 68th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2007, South Africa has moved down the rankings table by 7 places.
The 2018 Prosperity Index ranked South Africa 17th in the Personal Freedom Pillar
A few years before the release of Nelson Mandela, spiritual leaders from around the world assembled in a meeting to deliberate the future of planet earth. Unnoticed by the media, the guardians of wisdom came to one singular conclusion about the future of planet earth – that the next quantum leap in human consciousness would arise out of the country that was going to inspire a new meaning of freedom in the world ...
From America Got Talent to the World - what the Judges had to say:
"We want to show the whole World that anything is possible ... Just because you are born into poverty doesn’t mean that you are poverty"