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Per Schlingmann

Per Schlingmann is a thought leader and one of the leading futuristic speakers in Sweden, he lectures in the areas of Communications, Strategy and Change Managment. Through the combination of his experience of leading radical change and being in the front of developing new ways of communicating Per is uniquely suited to act as a guide to understand how to navigate in the future. He is focusing on the direction people, companies and the society now are heading.

He has a unique background from both Politics and Business communications. Per has founded and been the President of a Communication ­Agency­, Secretary General of the Moderate Party and State Secretary in the Prime Ministers Office. He is well known for his work with the successful renewal of the Moderate Party and is perceived as the main spin doctor in Sweden. He has been pointed out as one of the most influential communicators and has been a very appreciated columnist in Swedish newspapers.
In 2013 he published the book ”Never stand still!” about his time with the Moderate Party, the book deals with topics like change management and what business can learn from politics.
His book ”How to win the communication war – with your story as weapon” is the perfect guide on how to survive in the new world of digitization and globalization. Per explains this new communications war and how you can be successful by using the most efficient weapon there is in communication: The story.

His latest book Corona Express, (co-authored with Kjell A. Nordström), describes how the pandemic became a time machine. We have been thrust into a radically digitalized future. But in other areas, such as poverty and international trade, we have stepped back in time. Our social habits have been transformed and even our language has changed.

In the international bestseller Urban Express, (also co-authored with Kjell A. Nordström) Per Schlingmann identified expanding cities and women as the key agents of change in our time. But the pandemic has triggered an array of forces which will change the rules of the game for individuals, companies and society as a whole. Which of these changes will last and which will fade away as the pandemic recedes? And how can we make the most of the opportunities which arise?


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