Inspiring Great Leaders Podcast #182 Sam Cawthorn & Tony Tan AI Future of Business

Inspiring Great Leaders Podcast #182 Sam Cawthorn & Tony Tan AI Future of Business

AI Future of Business

On this episode of the Inspiring Great Leaders Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Sam Cawthorn and Tony Tan about AI future of business, communication, and the evolution of artificial intelligence.

We also dive deeper into the use of AI in the education and business sector, the need for human touch, harnessing technology for the benefit of humanity, and whether AI will eventually replace human employees.

Sam Cawthorn & Tony Tan – AI Future of Business

Sam Cawthorn is the CEO and Founder of Speakers Institute and Speakers Tribe. He is a multi-talented entrepreneur, author of 11 books, including 5 International Best Sellers, and a keynote speaker who has inspired audiences worldwide. He has been recognized as both the Young Australian Of The Year and the Edupreneur of the Year for his outstanding contribution to education and leadership.

Tony Tan is the Co-Founder and CEO of Imperium, an AI, Metaverse, and Cyber Security company that has received over 20 industry and business awards. A is a renowned Futurist, who is passionate about the disruptive digital landscape for businesses and consumers alike, he is the author of the Amazon Bestselling book: The Future In The Present, How AI Will Impact Your Life.

Sam and Tony talk about:

  • The evolution of artificial intelligence
  • AI and its use in education
  • Business and recession
  • Great resignation and mismatch of skills
  • Finding meaning in life and leaving a legacy
  • The need for human touch 
  • Machine learning
  • AI future of business
  • Digital minds and analog hearts
  • Harnessing technology for the benefit of humanity
  • Augmenting the art of communication
  • Communication and AI
  • Limitations of artificial intelligence


“Whatever technology that we have today, we will definitely need a human interface at the end of the day.” Tony Tan talks about artificial intelligence and the human touch on the Inspiring Great Leaders Podcast. 

“Whether you’re a leader talking to your staff, whether you’re a salesperson, talking to a potential customer, or whether you’re a husband is trying to connect with your wife, everything around communication is keeping their attention and then influencing them to take action” The meaning of communication with Sam Cawthorn on the Inspiring Great Leaders Podcast. 

“No one on the planet has our experiences, has our story, crafting that story, knowing how to emotionally move and shift to the listener that still will require human touch.” Importance of the human touch in the midst of the rising AI technology on the Inspiring Great Leaders Podcast. 

Resources Mentioned in this show:

Sam Cawthorn
Sam Cawthorn Linkedin
Speakers Institute Corporate

Tony Tan
Tony Tan Linkedin
Imperium Solutions

Craig Johns
Craig Johns
Craig Johns LinkedIn
Craig Johns Facebook
Inspiring Great Leaders Podcast

Recommended Reading:

People Follow People: The Twelve Characteristics of an Influential Leader Book
The Future in the Present: How Ai Will Impact Your Life Book