Mal Fletcher

2020Plus is a London-based think tank on social change and leadership innovation, helping business, communities and individuals to deal proactively with future change. Chairman: Mal Fletcher, social futurist & commentator, keynote speaker & broadcaster.

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Social Affairs

SOCIAL CHANGE

We work to make sense of change; with research & comment on major social issues ranging from family & youth issues, to privacy, autonomy & more.   ›› Click here for more info.
Leadership

LEADERSHIP

We offer world-class resources to equip future-minded leaders & teams for long-view strategic influence.
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Should Social Media Carry Health Warnings?

Should Social Media Carry Health Warnings? The social media juggernaut Facebook has reportedly acknowledged, albeit perhaps reluctantly, that engagement with its platform may potentially affect cognition or emotional wellbeing. Faced with mounting international research revealing harmful side-effects, including addiction and depression, some social media groups have arguably acted as tobacco companies once did when they were confronted with claims about addiction and cancer. They have shrugged off the criticism with the notion that the evidence is inconclusive. Now, in Facebook's case, a former executive has robustly touted the dangers. The company has offered a novel response. It says that while there is potential for unhealthy effects, the answer is yet more engagement online.  To overcome any potential negative effects, it suggests, one must spend even more time engaging ... click here to read the full editorial
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Entrepreneurs Wanted NOW

Entrepreneurs Wanted NOW “Being an entrepreneur isn’t about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” So said Scott Belsky, co-founder of Behance, a leading online platform for showcasing creative work.    It is this ability to turn ideas into practical innovation that makes entrepreneurs so valuable. From a European perspective, the unique skillsets and sensibilities of entrepreneurs will become increasingly important over the next decade. This region faces enormous possibilities, but also some seemingly intractable problems - ranging from challenges relating to migration, to problems with the Euro. In Britain alone, faced as it is with adjusting to a post-Brexit reality, entrepreneurialism will play a vital role in reshaping the landscapes of business, finance, politics, education, media and even social services. Opportunities for innovation will increase manifold with the rapid adaptation of already emergin... click here to read the full editorial
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Recent Social Comments

››  Should Social Media Carry Health Warnings?

Posted on: Tuesday 19 December 2017

››  Sexual Misconduct, Non-Apologies & Trial by Social Media

Posted on: Tuesday 28 November 2017

Recent Leadership Editorials

››  Entrepreneurs Wanted NOW

Posted on: Thursday 2 November 2017

››  Brexit Demands Leadership, Not Just Management

Posted on: Thursday 19 January 2017