Jack Ma is now one of the world's richest men but failed – thrice – at entering university. The founder and executive chairman of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group was in Hong Kong on May 18 to receive an honorary doctoral degree from the University of Hong Kong. He urged the young to help solve Hong Kong's and the world's problems. To him, the greatest challenge of the future is to nurture independent and creative thinkers who are capable of doing what machines are not able to do.


Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating aneducation system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity. He is a British author, speaker and international advisor on education in the arts to government, non-profits, education and arts bodies. He was Director of the Arts in Schools Project (1985–89) and Professor of Arts Education at the University of Warwick (1989–2001), and is now Professor Emeritus at the same institution. In 2003 he was knighted for services to the arts.

Success looks different now than it did in the past. High-achieving people are frequently choosing to opt out of the traditional job market and create their own jobs. Successful people increasingly expect to be able to:

Simon Sinek brit/amerikai író és tanácsadó beszél az ún. Y-generáció problémáiról, akik valójában rossz nevelési stratégiák áldozatai. Ráadásul egy olyan világba születtek bele, ahol a közösségi háló és a mobiltelefon jelenti a kapcsolattartási lehetőségeket, miközben a fiatalok képtelenek igazán mély kapcsolatokat létrehozni. Emellett olyan nagyvállalati környezetbe kerülnek, miután végeznek az iskolával, amely csak a profitot nézi, sohasem a fiatalok hosszú távú érdekeit