Over the past few years, businesses have encountered enormous difficulties and endured tremendous change; this trend won’t abate in 2023. The trends that Forbes Contributor Bernard Marrin expresses, in his opinion, will have the most daily effects on how we work and do business in 2023.
More rapid digital transformation
There is currently very little justification for working in business and being unaware of the effects AI and the other technologies outlined above will have on your company and industry. In 2023, there will be fewer impediments than ever to obtaining better production processes, more efficient supply chains, more successful sales and marketing, better customer service, and products and services that are more in line with client needs. Numerous technologies, like blockchain and artificial intelligence, are now offered as “as-a-service” through the cloud. New user interfaces and applications provide organisations access to them through no-code environments.
Security of the supply chain and inflation
This entails lowering susceptibility to commodities’ variable market pricing and incorporating safety features into supply chains to address shortages and escalating logistical costs. Companies must map out their supply networks and determine any exposure to supply and inflation concerns.
Increasing openness, reporting, and accountability should come first, followed by measuring the effect of any firm on society and the environment. Every organisation needs a plan with specific objectives and timelines to minimise adverse effects, and reliable action plans must support the plan.
A thorough customer encounter
Both contribute, in varying degrees, to how we select, acquire, and enjoy the products and services we spend our money on. In the past, technology’s function in this area has been to simplify procedures and make life easier for customers. Consider purchasing assistance tools like recommendation engines or online contact centres for after-sale assistance. This will take place in the metaverse, a catch-all word used by futurists to describe the “next level” of the internet. We interact with companies and other users using immersive technologies, like 3D surroundings and VR.
Businesses increasingly need to consider team member experience in addition to customer experience as competition for the most brilliant and qualified personnel heats up.
The talent competition
Additionally, the speeded-up digital transformation results in increased workplace automation, supporting virtually every employment in the world. The skills and expertise that businesses will need in the future will be significantly affected by the fact that humans will increasingly collaborate on tasks with intelligent technologies and intelligent robots. This will require retraining and upgrading a sizable number of employees in our companies and hiring new personnel with the necessary abilities for the future. To compete in the future, businesses must, on the one hand, address the enormous skills gap in fields like data science, artificial intelligence, and other technology-related fields.
On the flip side, as technology augments human jobs, employers must retrain employees in the abilities necessary to work with intelligent machines and to develop their unique human qualities that cannot yet be mechanised. It will incorporate abilities like creativity, critical thinking, interpersonal communication, leadership, and “humane” traits like compassion and care in 2023.
One of America’s most knowledgeable commercial real estate investors, John Goff, claims he “wasn’t smart enough” to have predicted the Great Recession in 2007. At the time, he served as chairman of the board of Crescent Real Estate, one of the largest REITs in the country, with a portfolio of 54 office buildings based in Fort Worth. Every asset we had was receiving offers, remembers Goff. He was unharmed and watched in awe as the portfolio his team had created lost value.
By the end of 2009, Morgan Stanley had written off its investment equity and had transferred Crescent to Barclays, who had lent the venture $3.5 billion in loans. Barclays partnered with Goff to manage the portfolio and try to recoup its investment because it believed no one knew the properties better than he did. Barclays even returned the Crescent name to Goff when they formally concluded their joint venture last year. John Goff, a multimillionaire, in his Dallas McKinney and Olive tower.
After dodging a bullet by selling his business ten years ago, Goff is now in charge of it again. He has a focused portfolio of upscale properties that, in his opinion, he likes well enough to stick onto through any downturn in the economy. The tax cuts are significant, and our GDP growth since the end of the Obama administration has lagged. He says rising interest rates are included mainly in real estate prices. The United States predictable annual population growth of 2 million people is also true. Goff predicts rising demand for luxury residences as the wealthy get wealthier.
Consider the 530,000 square foot, 20-story glass trapezoid McKinney & Olive, a new office building for Goff in Dallas’ Uptown neighbourhood, created by renowned architect Cesar Pelli. Goff declares, “I believe it’s a sexy building.” Goff brought his wife Cami to the top quarries in Carrera, Italy, to choose the marble for the grand lobby. The majority of the $225 million needed to construct McKinney & Olive came from J. Goff, who entered the field on the ground floor.
Goff, a CPA who had studied accounting at the University of Texas, first worked for real estate clients at KPMG in Houston and subsequently in Fort Worth. When billionaire investor Richard Rainwater recruited Goff in 1987 to organise his dispersed possessions, that was Goff’s big break. By the end of the 1980s, Rainwater had established himself on his own, opening a deal shop-style office in Fort Worth where the phones never stopped ringing. A group of young entrepreneurs, including Ken Hersh, the head of energy infrastructure at TPG, and Sears CEO Eddie Lampert, later rose to become successful businessmen in their own right and worked for Rainwater.
In the Texas Rangers baseball franchise, Bush was Rainwater’s partner. According to his son Todd Rainwater, “Dad didn’t invest with anyone he didn’t think was the Michael Jordan of his arena.” Inc. Rainwater Early on, Goff brought Roger Staubach, the legendary quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys, to meet with Rainwater. Staubach needed some liquidity for his newly established commercial real estate company.
For 20% of the equity, they paid him $1 million in cash. In 1994, Rainwater and Goff closed their first significant real estate transaction for the Crescent, a 1.3 million square foot Philip Johnson-designed neo-classical complex that oil heiress Caroline Rose Hunt had invested $500 million in constructing in a desolate area of Dallas. The Crescent, completed in 1986, was at risk of defaulting on a $250 million debt.
I have known Charles Vincent Kauwasha for many long years now since we first met in Accident and Emergency department of Hutt Hospital Lower Hutt New Zealand, where he was an emergency nurse. I had a problem with my heart and very quickly learnt to trust him with my life! we got talking about our businesses and exchanged contact details. Charles has been a loyal friend and business contact here and on whatsapp etc ever since that time, even after he moved from New Zealand to Australia. Charles is a very honest, loyal and trustworthy person, both in business and as a friend. I highly recommend Charles as a safe person to know and do business with.
Charles has provided me with many – free but easy to use marketing tools. If you are new to affiliate marketing – Charles is the best person to go to
With his humble beginnings overseas, Charles would be a perfect mentor for someone feeling trapped with not much to look forward to in future. Listen to his story and be amazed and inspired… starting with nothing to where he is! He will teach you about the power of perseverance. Well done Charles
A unique and profound CEO I have seen in our times, I have seen the calibre in Charles. Charles has a performing influence drive from his desires to do work in an extraordinary way. Charles is adeliver, you will not regret working on projects with him
I Studied with Vincent Kaluwasha during this programme. A highly skilled and knowledgeable individual. Passionate about Occupational Health and would suitably work in the is capacity anywhere in the world”.
JACOB JOSEPH SAKALA-NURSE CONSULTANT
Charles is a man with a great deal of integrity and takes pride in his work
I’ve known Charles for many years and every encounter has been a happy one….he has a wonderful attitude towards life. He is a man of integrity
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I have seen how Charles has evolved from nothing to setting up a real estate portfolio with determination -Jessica McDade He is a man of integrity and passion who leaves a stone unturned!
All the developers of D5 Creation have come from the disadvantaged part or group of the society. All have established themselves after a long and hard struggle in their life
Thanks to you Charles, we can be there when the worst happens to give people the emergency medical care they need – and rapid transport to hospital. Your support means that CareFlight can fly at a few minutes’ notice, to some of the most inhospitable places in this country. It means patients like Simon can be reached quickly with hospital-level emergency care at the scene – and in cases like Simon’s every minute counts.
On behalf of everyone at CareFlight, thank you for your generosity – and have a wonderful holiday season. Thank you so much
Dear CVK, Awesome, a huge thank you for your prompt response!!! I feel blessed to know you.I love your inspiring video and I have learnt a lot from your nicely arranged presentation. I can’t remember the question I paused to you myself but it feels like whatever it was I asked you has been effectively dealt with in your powerful video. By the way, I strongly feel you can make a good mentor of mine considering the massive education and experience you have acquired through the years. Let me know if you can do this for me because I firmly believe there is a purpose why God brings certain people into our lives which is to help us achieve our fullest potential and arrive at our God-given destiny. Remain blessed forevermore in Jesus mighty name, Amena!!! By the way, many thanks for your quick encouraging feedback and for the free book offer on how to attract people to my biz.Will study the book ASAP and I should be able to implement what I will learn and will see where that will take me. I am looking forward to a rewarding interaction between the two of us. Once again, thank you for your non-wavering support and encouragement you have rendered to me over the years. I thought you had given up on me and forgotten about me since I appeared to be wasting your time. I am still interested in salvaging my life and do something new and big because I am tired and sick of living a mediocre kind of life. Please help me if you can by God’s grace. Have a blessed day my Brotherman
Charles, right now, a lot of people in this country are saying, “Thank you.”Thank you for being there when they needed help most. Thank you for taking charge when their world was turning upside down. Thank you for giving them confidence, when they were afraid and needed life-saving help. As a CareFlight Support Crew Member, you are making such a difference for so many people. Your regular donations help save lives and keep families together. Patients like Thomas, who told us, “You made it possible for me to survive.”And Agnes, who said, “I’m very grateful a service like CareFlight exists.”Below are some more messages of thanks: Thanks from the patients you help. As we head into another year, we know there will be even more people who will call on our services. So, I’d like to add my heartfelt thanks to those of our patients, for your steadfast support. Together we are ensuring CareFlight is always there for people when they call for our help. Whether it’s intubating a patient at the scene of an accident, or ensuring a newborn is safe on a flight from a remote area to a major hospital for treatment, our patients cannot speak highly enough of the care they receive. Charles, that care is part of a chain that starts with people like you. These expressions of gratitude, from all over the country and from all walks of life, show you how much your support is valued – and how much it is needed, more than ever. We can’t do what we do without you.
If this year has taught us anything so far, it’s that none of us ever truly know what is around the corner.
That’s why I can’t thank you enough for your support that ensures we can continue to provide life-saving aeromedical care to Australians most in need.
Our CareFlight crews are in a unique position to understand what Australians have been going through. Every day, we care for people who have found their world shaken by a sudden accident or illness – coping with circumstances almost none expected to face when they woke up that morning.
People like Simon Bowman don’t like to rely on others for help. But one day, as he lay trapped inside his car after a terrible road accident, with suspected injuries to his spine and shoulder and a possible head trauma, Simon needed life-saving help desperately. CareFlight was there in a matter of minutes.
CareFlight’s rapid response helicopter service is so vital in situations like this. Our crew can be airborne in minutes and by the side of our patient, delivering hospital-level emergency care as fast as possible.
Simon doesn’t remember much about his accident, but he does recall the voices of the CareFlight crew as they worked urgently to treat his injuries. Simon told us: “I knew there was someone looking after me and that I was in good hands.”
Our mission is to deliver people the very best care. We’ve spearheaded international aeromedical innovations such as our stretcher bridge system and become the first civilian service to carry blood plasma to the scene of an accident.
The care, the state-of-the-art equipment, those voices which reassure patients that they are in the hands of skilled professionals they can trust – it’s all thanks to people like you.
Simon has recovered and recently visited our base to meet some of the crew. He has never forgotten the help he received from CareFlight, so meeting them again was an emotional experience.
Seeing the helicopter that transported him to hospital, he was amazed at its size. He confessed he’d never been that keen on helicopters, “but I was very keen that one was there that day.”
Your support for CareFlight is helping to save so many lives, like Simon’s.
Thank you so much.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CEO!! peacemaker, Shepherd, wise, intelligent, focused, hardworking, caring, loving, forgiving, Husband, Granddad and most importantly best Father Charles V. Kaluwasha. We’ve been truly blessed to have you as our mentor and protector. We thank God for keeping you alive and healthy. Today we celebrate your 60th, a blessed milestone! Next, we count down to your 100th BIRTHDAY. WE LOVE YOU and pray we have you as our father in the next life- @Kendy Kaluwasha
Charles is a very intelligent individual and is very knowledgeable in regards to the Australian Real Estate market. We continue to work a long side each other and we will be for a very long time. He is a much needed asset to my business and growth of my business in the future.
Charles, is very knowledgeable about real estate and great person to connect with. He teaches what he has done himself.
My great sponsor, you inspired me a lot, you are really God sent, to make life better for me, I will not hide it from you, that I really have a little bit of financial contains, because all what I was saving for my travel I left 60%of the money to take care of my two children, to buy a bag of rice and different foods stuff. so here in Monrovia I don’t want to sit idle I just want to start some clothing business, so I am pleading what everything you help me with for the sake of God Almighty, God will surely triple it in return. Thanks sir and God bless you the great man one day you will be the richest man in Zambia, God bless you. I pray that the money will grow more than ten billion dollars. Amen sir, thank you sir, one day you will be a leader in Zambia, by the Grace of God, that my vision for you sir.
Thank you sir hope your work and business expand. Greatness is your portion on a daily basis. You inspire many to pursue their dream, so good to see you pave the way.
You are just not any other resource mwanta, but a creative, proactive and as sharp as a double-edged sword. I love the way you have put together connected opportunities available in our programme and the turning of light by the blind buddy. This is awesome, This is incredible!! https://www.entredevec.com/
Hello. How was the day?
Mine was fine, and I was reading the testimonies people are presenting about you.
You are great, and I want to learn from you.
I am really impressed with your work, experience and expertise. Continue helping us.
The book Launch speech
On 25 November, my co-authors and I had to present our speeches.
One week later, this is what people had to say…
Mwebantu…who has @Charles Kaluwasha speech at the book launch 😄
It was POWERFUL-Cranston
I tell you, that was captivating I don’t think people remembered to press record.
For the book am reading ba @Charles Kaluwasha story and while reading am imagining it being told just like the speech 😀. -Cranston
I hope someone captured it; maybe check the zoom recording as well.
He was on fire 🔥 🔥🔥🔥🔥
It was fun to listen to. –Cranston
Personally, I can confess…after technical difficulties and having to personally meet and speak to the VIPs I invited…it was VERY refreshing to sit in the audience and just take in what you had to say. It was so good 😄-Cranston
Yeah, he was on fire…I thought he was going to make a book launch altar call 😄. There was so much energy, and time was not our best ally; otherwise, we were going to spend a night there.- Paster Kennedy Phiri
The story is also good, so authentic and inspiring. If I was not yet abroad, that is the story I would like to read.
The speech made me want to read it first, despite being the last reading 📖.-Theresa D’Amaden