Business Unusual

The best disruptors are focused on customers, not products, they use technology rather than fear it, they create new opportunities often where regulations don't exist and they are backed by those with deep pockets and an appetite for risk. Colin Cullis presents stories of Business Unusual - those people and companies driving the next industrial revolution. The associated articles and videos are available here

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A recap of the subjects covered on Business Unusual so far

There are almost 100 episodes of Business Unusual now, in case you missed some, here is what you can find.


 10 August 2017  12m

What 30 years of data tells us about the past and future of the super wealthy

Changes to the Forbes Rich List is like a financial history of the world, reflecting economic booms and busts.


 02 August 2017  9m

Everything you need to know about the dark web, but were too afraid to ask

The recent closure of two illegal online marketplaces selling contraband has put the dark web back in the spotlight.


 26 July 2017  11m

The Alibaba Group does not see itself as a company but an economy

Alibaba founder Jack Ma says the future is his biggest competitor and he wants young entrepreneurs to help him succeed.


 19 July 2017  10m

If a minimum wage is a good idea, what about a maximum?

Salary caps are not new, but wage gaps have never been this big, perhaps this is how could we address it.


 12 July 2017  10m

What the Google fine might say about the future control of the internet

How an organisation you may not have heard of controls the internet and may be needed to control more of it. Correction: the audio states the fine was R35 trillion, it should be R35 billion.


 05 July 2017  8m

Half this article will no longer be true in the future

Humans acknowledge that change is inevitable, but resist it anyway.  


 28 June 2017  10m

Update: Amazon gets wider, Uber gets a flat and Bitcoin is losing currency

A mid-year update on the companies we have profiled on Business Unusual.


 21 June 2017  10m

Minecraft, a game that could one day get your child a job

There is a lot of great educational software, but these games are not only good for children.


 14 June 2017  13m

Dynamic pricing - a buzzword that may see you pay more

Your shopping habits may reduce your chances of getting the best deals.


 07 June 2017  12m