Tag: Global Strategist

Intelligence and Counter-Intelligence

Deciphering Information   In the third Emergency Leadership Summit, Yogi Akal focused on a specific international incident, its message and the importance of gathering intel and its counterweight.   Read the key points: Intelligence and Counter-Intelligence As a leader, your homework and preparation include intelligence and counter-intelligence. When you use your intelligence and you have…
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The Big Ask

A politician in a developing country was set to address a large audience of corporate and political leaders, asking for donations, as he had every Christmas. He was proud of this gathering and of his annual call to remember the poor, requesting food baskets and toys. I proposed a different approach – go for the…
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Nation Building

I had been summoned to offer counsel for a visiting head-of-state. Their schedule was grueling, with interminable back-to-back events. By 2am, when all the demands and minutiae of diplomacy, emergencies and commerce had been met, the head of their military escorted me in. I had been invited to the inner sanctum, the end of the…
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The Eighth Continent

At this moment, wherever you are sitting in the world, the sky above you is the equivalent of a large city. Collect all these cities and air spaces around the world and you have an eighth continent – not one of land or ice, but a magnificent and crowded atmosphere filled with people in airplanes.…
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Intuitive Connections

A high level government official from a developing country called to run an idea by me. We discussed strategy, personalities, timing, consequences and opposing forces, and then agreed to stay in touch. About a month later, I was at my desk and called him, spontaneously. I had nothing specific in mind and frankly was surprised when he…
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The Five Pillars of Safety and Security

A Blueprint for Peace and Prosperity   Originally presented in the Caribbean, Yogi Akal’s Safety and Security program created tangible and outstanding results. Following this initial implementation, the program was presented at several key events, including the Countering Transnational Crime Conference in Germany. Now, the five-point program continues to be referred to and used by…
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Five Economies and the Role of Oil

Emergency Leadership Summit Series Two   In Yogi Akal’s second video, he created a vision of the next decade’s economic landscape. He addressed issues of security, insecurity, and the shifting value of oil.  Watch the summit now:   Key Points Insecurity The politics of fear and insecurity will transform in the coming years. It is…
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Agri-Fresh: High Tech Green Solutions

Vertical Farming Systems Invigorating Urban Communities   Imagine a 365-day season without droughts, freezes or infestations; nutritious high-quality produce delivered within hours; near-zero waste; enormous savings of land and water; direct availability to all market sectors from individual consumers to major retailers. In America today, the average tomato travels 1,800 miles on a tractor-trailer from…
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COVID-19 and International Issues

On April 12, 2020, Yogi Akal held his first Emergency Leadership Summit. During this first summit, Yogi Akal addressed the current global pandemic as well as other pertinent international issues that today’s world leaders and influencers are dealing with. Throughout the summit, he also provided strategies and techniques for global leaders of impact and influence…
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Emergency Leadership Summit with Yogi Akal

Time Is of the Essence   Yogi Akal has been inundated with calls from world leaders and influencers, asking him to share his perspective and approach during the global COVID-19 emergency. In response to these urgent requests, he launched a monthly Emergency Leadership Summit series, addressing the crisis, along with related international matters and issues.…
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