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Carola Rackete and Gianpiero Petriglieri

Carola Rackete and Gianpiero Petriglieri talk about leadership, Europe and why cooperation is important. Listen to their whole conversation in the latest episode of the Next Visions Podcast by Porsche in collaboration with the House of Beautiful Business.

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Carola Rackete and Gianpiero Petriglieri talk about their view on leadership

The drama surrounding the Sea-Watch-3 captivated the world public for weeks. Carola Rackete rescued 53 people off the coast of Libya, following a two-week standoff with the Italian government. The authorities at the time had closed its ports and refused to authorize her docking in Lampedusa, a small island off the southern coast of Sicily. Despite a port closure, she headed for the harbour, mindful of the emergency on board. On land, Carola was imprisoned– and placed under house arrest. …


Naomi Ryland and Lisa Jaspers share their view on leadership, role models and how our way of doing business has to change in the future in the latest episode of the Next Visions Podcast by Porsche in collaboration with the House of Beautiful Business.

Next Role Models Podcast with Lisa Jaspers and Noami Ryland
Next Role Models Podcast with Lisa Jaspers and Noami Ryland
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In the future, perhaps many people will look back with some disbelief at how few women were in leadership positions in 2020. Quite similar to how we look back today to the time when women were not allowed to vote. The Women in the Workplace Study by McKinsey revealed that 2020 was the sixth year in a row, women continued to lose ground at the first step up to manager in corporate America. For every 100 men promoted to manager, only 85 women were promoted.


The second season of the Next Visions podcast brings together experts and masterminds in nine conversations about the possibilities of our extraordinary times.

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A global pandemic, wildfires in Australia and California, demonstrations, and protests for racial justice and freedom around the world: 2020 is the year of a new awakening and exploration of what can be possible.

This is the moment to reimagine, individually and collectively, as pioneers, thinkers, and doers. It’s time to think about our future, discuss opportunities, and understand the perspective of others.


We live in transformational times in which almost everything is radically changing. Our values evolve and our belief system is changing as quickly as the things around us. In the Next Visions Podcast, we welcomed many thought leaders, who shared their journey and personal advice. What can we learn from them for the challenges ahead in terms of leadership and purpose?

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“If you can see your employees working, they’re productive. If you pay them more, they’ll work harder“. Already a decade ago the Harvard Business Review argued that this corporate mentality is not suitable to meet the challenges of work in the future. …


A conversation between Janina Mütze and Dr Martin Einhorn

What does the population wish for? What do people desire to change? For more than 100 years, market and opinion researchers have been trying to understand this as precisely as possible. In the fourth episode of Porsche’s Next Visions podcast (German edition), host Christopher Golombek meets Janina Mütze, founder of the digital market and opinion research start-up Civey, and Dr Martin Einhorn, Director Customer Evaluation & Analytics at Porsche. They talk about the challenge of analyzing data, the future of market research and why trust and digital self-determination are so important.

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About eight weeks before the American presidential election and about a year before the German federal elections, opinion polls and mood polls are omnipresent in Germany. It is about much more than just predicting the right winner; even if that is difficult enough. It’s about getting a sense of the population’s mood and to understand their current beliefs and fears.


A conversation between Eva Kaczor and Dr Christian Knörle

In the third episode of Porsche’s Next Vision podcast, host Melanie Hähnel meets purpose coach and psychologist Eva Kaczor, and Christian Knörle, Head of Company Building at Porsche Digital to talk about the power of reinvention. They give insights into their very own personal and professional transformations. Eva explains the Psychedelic Breath technique she developed and Christian describes his professional mantra: beginner’s mind.

Dr Christian Knörle and Eva Kaczor talk about reinvention
Dr Christian Knörle and Eva Kaczor talk about reinvention
Dr Christian Knörle (Head of Company Building at Porsche Digital) and Eva Kaczor (Purpose Coach)

“To keep up with the world of 2050, you will need […] above all to reinvent yourself over and over again.“ That is a quote from „21 Lessons for the 21st Century“ by world-famous author and professor of world history Yuval Noah Harari. This assumption might sound irritating since coding or technology literacy are often named as the most important skills for the future. …


A conversation with professor Dr Lucia Reisch

In a world where global warming, biodiversity loss and other environmental challenges are becoming more urgent, how do we encourage individuals to make the right choices? In the second episode of the German edition of the Next Visions podcast by Porsche, our host Christopher Golombek speaks with Lucia Reisch, professor of consumer behaviour and consumer policy at Copenhagen Business School, about the concept of nudging and how it can help to behave and live more sustainably.

Prof Lucia Reisch, Copenhagen Business School
Prof Lucia Reisch, Copenhagen Business School
Dr Lucia Reisch teaches at the Copenhagen Business School

How can people be motivated to adopt a more sustainable, eco-friendly lifestyle? What are the issues that prevent them from doing more in their daily lives? Which policy instruments are effective and useful in promoting sustainable consumption? …


A conversation with Porsche CFO Lutz Meschke and e-hypercar pioneer Mate Rimac

Electric cars are turning into the fast lane, but will e-mobility finally thrive? In the new episode of the German edition of the Next Visions podcast by Porsche, e-hypercar pioneer Mate Rimac and Porsche CFO Lutz Meschke talk about the future of electric mobility and why the iconic Porsche 911 might at some point be the last car with a steering wheel.

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Lutz Meschke (Deputy Chairman and CFO of Porsche AG) and Mate Rimac (Founder and CEO of Rimac Automobili) about the future of e-mobility

„There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his home“, said the head of a big computer company in 1977 — and there are many similar stories in the history of tech: Ideas often seem so coherent and self-evident to us today, that we forget how revolutionary they were decades or just a few years ago.


In the new episodes of Porsche’s Podcast „Next Visions“ Melanie Hähnel and Christopher Golombek meet thought leaders of today to talk about their visions for the future (in German 🇩🇪). The first new episode of this season comes to your favourite podcast player on Wednesday, 5th of August.

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Starting this week, Melanie Hähnel and Christopher Golombek host a joint conversation with thought leaders of our time in the Next Visions Podcast. Together with exciting guests, they talk about their visions for the future along with discussions about recent trends and developments.

Melanie has been with Porsche for almost ten years and is responsible for the content and digital media at the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart. Maybe you already know her workplace from our Superbowl commercial? Christopher has been with Porsche for two years and is responsible for corporate communications at Porsche Digital, a subsidiary of Porsche AG, which is searching worldwide for new business opportunities and digital technologies of the future. …


Artificial intelligence is more present in our lives than ever before and powers numerous services we use, including voice assistants, chatbots or video streaming recommendation systems. But can we really trust these applications? In the Next Visions Podcast, experts on AI and ethics talk about the necessity of clear guidelines for emerging technologies.

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In recent news, AI didn’t come off very well. Companies like IBM or Microsoft just announced that they will end the sales of facial recognition technology, one area of AI, with immediate effect. The real-life implications might be devastating: Whereas the technology might be well-trained to identify white faces, it fails to differentiate black faces. …

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Beautiful minds create tomorrow. With #nextvisions, we have created a platform where pioneers from different disciplines discuss the future of mobility.

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