Blog

February 13, 2020

Explaining the KCE: Knowledge

Knowledge — the ideas and concepts that people use when they work with others — is one of of the key pillars of what GIFT considers "purposeful leadership."
February 13, 2020

Fostering Business Insights: Sarawak’s Indigenous Culture

An introduction to the state of Sarawak: the field project location for the upcoming 2020 Malaysia YLP.
December 9, 2019

Fostering Business Insights: Myanmar’s Opening Economy

November 19, 2019

Tough Love: The Art of Giving & Receiving Feedback

Aspiring business leaders often struggle to give their teams useful feedback. It can be uncomfortable, and easy to avoid.
November 5, 2019

“Farmers are businesspeople”: an interview with Chetna Sinha of Mann Deshi Bank

In March 2019, GIFT worked with the Mann Deshi Foundation on the 2019 Global Leaders Programme. Chetna Sinha, Founder of both Mann Deshi Foundation and Mann Deshi Bank, graciously agreed to share her thoughts about Indian agriculture, rural challenges, and the effects of climate change.
September 2, 2019

Fostering Business Insights: Vietnam and Geopolitical Change

GIFT returns to Vietnam for our GLP this November 2019. Read to learn more about what has happened in Vietnam since our last visit in 2017!
June 28, 2019

Globalisation: More than just economics

Challenging the feel-good, simplistic narrative about globalisation.
June 6, 2019

Planting Trees: Ecological Restoration as a Path to Creditworthiness


May 24, 2019

GIFT Reads — May 2019

We suggest a few books that may not feature in your usual bestseller lists.
May 1, 2019

The Privilege of being a “non-expert”: Akihiko Iketani, Mongolia GLP, 2012

An interview with Akihiko Iketani, one of our alumni who joined the 2012 Mongolia Global Leaders Programme.
March 4, 2019

Creating employment for over 200 thousand in Jakarta

Indonesia’s capital – Jakarta – is facing mass unemployment. Between 100 and 150 thousand Jakartans are believed to be unemployed...
February 15, 2019

The Greater Bay Area: a new kind of megalopolis

The Global Institute For Tomorrow is launching a new programme this year titled the 2019 Greater Bay Area Young Leaders Programme...