The Columnist


The Columnist is a quarterly newsletter that promotes regional ideas and perspectives to shape a new world towards one of purpose and unity. It reaches out to about 200,000 leaders and professionals, in political, civil and business fields.


Every issue we cover the following topics:


  • Commerce – Business, organisation profile and opinion
  • Civilisation – Technology, innovation, power, social profile and opinion
  • Creativity – Design, arts and cultural profile and opinion
  • Case Study – Showcase of organisations and places seeking to make a difference from the inside-out

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Past issues

The Columnist | Issue 38 | 2017: Human-centered Digital Transformation

2016 has proven to be a year of seismic changes: Donald Trump’s historic win and Brexit were the most unimaginable events. What this mean is, we need to prepare ourselves to be ready for change and learn how to lead it in 2017. In this issue, read about the 4 principles for effective change in business and learn how to see things in unity with others so as to see the future with new eyes.

The Columnist | Issue 37 | Special Edition: 5th World Company Day

As we celebrate the 5th World Company Day with over 200 signatories today, we would like to invite you to reflect and be inspired to act on this theme “Organize for the Future Good”. Read how some signatories from Sri Lanka and Taiwan build a thriving business while making a difference to shape a better world.

The Columnist | Issue 36 | A New Age of Consultancy

In this issue, we invite you to read about this new breed of consultant; a PurposeCORE case study on how a trusted supplier of 30 years moved up the value chain; and an interview with a man pursuing a big dream for Sarawak – Dato Chris Chung, Group CEO of Saradise Sdn Bhd.

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Industry 4.0 and Its Impact on Business, Strategies for Companies

The talk by Dr Paolo Frizzi on the larger global context of the 4th Industrial Revolution and to further present what we learned at Consulus: that is, how businesses today are becoming extraordinary places where change can be developed and applied. From this point of advantage, business leaders can have a direct role to positively affect this economic shift, in a way, never before experienced in this scale.

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