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Stefan Engeseth

Stefan Engeseth

Stefan Engeseth – Guest Professor, Shark Diver and Speaker. All his life he has seen patterns of the future and been called the ‘Creative Futurist.'

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Stefan Engseth – Guest Professor, Shark Diver and Speaker.
All his life he has seen patterns of the future and been called the ‘Creative Futurist.' Over the last 20 years, he has spotted and seen the future over and over again. He is often described as one of the world’s leading experts and speakers in his field.

Besides diving and speaking, Stefan is also the founder and CEO of Detective Marketing – a consulting firm that helps companies around the world find new business opportunities in areas such as strategy, business development, and trendspotting.

After successfully writing four books (including ‘One’ and ‘Sharkonomics,' which has been translated into several languages), Stefan has kept on uncovering patterns where few are looking. Patterns that can change how we live and challenge the status quo. Patterns so simple that it sometimes can appear both stupid and genius at the same time. In his latest book ’Homo Stupido: Are We Intelligent or Stupid?’, Stefan captures what’s next for humankind.
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In this speech Stefan will mix entertainment and education...”edutainment”, to deliver, delight, and challenge Homo Sapiens in a positive, constructive, and forward moving way. 
Stefan’s background: Guest Professor (NYU Prague), Shark Diver and Speaker. Lectured at over 1.000 stages such as at TEDx, Ericsson (HQ), Disney Nordic (HQ), Audi, VW, Porsche, Roche. He has shared the same platform with the likes of Sir Richard Branson in addition to Nobel Peace Prizewinners.

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Homo Stupido

Are We Intelligent or Stupid?

After successfully writing four books including ‘Sharkonomics,' which has been translated into several languages. In his latest book ’Homo Stupido’, Stefan simply captures what’s next for the humankind.

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As a kid, I got into trouble with my teachers a lot, because I did not believe them. Could it really be true that we, Homo Sapiens, achieved all that stupidity taught to us in history class?

This book explores how unbelievably strange it is that the creature, Homo Sapiens, became the dominant force in the paradise of the universe we call Earth.

We are in the age of a new Cold War, fake news powered by troll factories, election meddling, increased authoritarian leadership and fundamentalism. Now nobody is arguing with me – it’s become widely accepted that we are in fact Homo Stupido! This has inspired the title of my next book: Homo Stupido: Are We Intelligent or Stupid?

We are all born a genius, so why does stupidity dominate everything from war, the environment, politics to economics, terror and sport?

• As a Homo Genius, it would be stupid not to read this book.
• As a Homo Stupido, it would be genius to read this book.
• Discover the animal kingdom’s take on Homo Sapiens.
• Learn how artificial intelligence (AI) and technology will upgrade the human race.
• Explore the new species – Homo Earth.

I've previously written four books, including One and Sharkonomics, which have been translated into several languages. Sharkonomics recently sold over 10,000 copies in China. In my next book, Homo Stupido, I will be moving away from pure business books into simply capturing what’s next for humankind.

“I know that we should never underestimate human stupidity. 
It’s one of the most powerful forces in history.” 

– Professor Yuval Noah Harari, Author of Sapiens

“Two things are infinite: the Universe and human stupidity.”

– Albert Einstein

“There is no sin except stupidity.”

– Oscar Wilde

"My heart is broken in the face of the stupidity of my species."
– Joni Mitchell

“Never argue with stupid people.”

– Mark Twain

Why support this book?

  • ‘Homo Stupido’ is a book that mixes entertainment and education, edutainment, to deliver delight and challenge the reader.
  • Millions of readers to the mega best seller Sapiens.
  • I send a monthly newsletter, Detective Marketing, that reaches about 15.000 in Sweden. It covers topics such as change, innovation, business, inspiration, creativity. I also send additional email campaigns that reach around 50.000 globally on a regular basis.
  • Social media (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, etc). Around 7000-8000 including some mega stars. Besides speaking at conferences, I also organise seminars for fans and over the years over 1000 people have attended my events.

Similar titles

  • Sapiens – A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari. Publisher: Vintage. Why this book? It covers the development of the humankind.
  • Outliers – The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell. Publisher: Penguin. Why this book? It covers our ability to develop our unique talents as humans.
  • Homo Deus – A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari. Publisher: Vintage. Why this book? It covers the future of the humankind.

Audience

This book is for people who are open-minded, progressive and love to learn. An individual who enjoys stand-up comedy, explore new ways of thinking and to challenge his or her intellect. It’s the CEO, the school teacher, the diver. It’s people with a sense of humor, who enjoy thinking and discussing the big questions in life.

Advance praise

Daniel Pink, Author of WHEN: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing.
Marshall Goldsmith, NYT bestselling author & two-time Thinkers 50 #1 Leadership Thinker.
Dame Anita Roddick, Body Shop.
Philip Kotler, Professor.
Merci Olsson, Marketing and Communications Director, Nobelprize.org
Brian Solis, World-class social media expert.
Seth Godin, The thought leader.
Martin Lindstrom, Trend guru.
Don Brancato, Chief Data Architect, The Boeing Company.

"Stefan Engeseth, has one of the smartest strategic minds in global business and a unique ability to simplify core ideas!"
William Shepherd, @BrandOneCulture

Praise from the animal kingdom:

“We may take a few kills, but they seem to attack the whole planet.”
– Shark Alex

“Finally I understand why my relatives don't climb trees anymore, but still eat bananas”
– Monkey Evelina

“This book will inspire you to be the genius you were born to be.”
– Dolphin Kate

"I now understand why Homo Sapiens don't perform well at work, except the Germans of course."
– Ant Pete


”Strange that humans are not Earth's best friend.”
– Dog Susanne

“Why is it so provocative that Homo Sapiens are stupid?”
– Ostrich Belinda

"I love the fact that we are big and that they are stupid."
– Whale Fredric

"I will never forget reading this book.”
– Elephant Joe

“It’s fascinating to read how far away the humans are from their roots.”
– Tree Urban

“Stefan simply captures what’s next for the humankind.”
– Owl Elizabeth

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