What is the true motivation behind the creation of the internet? Wasn’t it intended to link every human in the world to every other human on the planet, and maybe even lead us into a future where all people will be able to comprehend one… Read More »The Internet Is All Wrong
One of the key elements of my 25 steps “Foresight Leadership” process is determining inclination toward the past and the future. I get both a cultural and personal read of both individuals and the team’s sense of “time” – which can either be linear (time… Read More »are you afraid to have an eye to the future?
Since we are hurtling rapidly towards a future where we will have the choices above, who will you pick? Imagine a time in a not too distant future. Let’s say that you have built up a sizeable nest egg of investments in several different areas… Read More »Who Do You Trust? The Expert, The Computer Or Yourself?
When you think about digital transformation (BTW, I got a newsletter the other day where they tried to represent digital transformation by using DX, you know, like UX – not sure that it will – or even should – stick) in your space, do you… Read More »Digital Transformation: This Is The Future Of Retail
Over the last few years, I’ve been championing products and services which appeal to the laziness inherent in all human beings. I figure that I do many things each day, which can quickly be whisked away by the proper automation. If that automation is correctly… Read More »We Have To Stop Struggling With Technology. Or Do We?
I have a confession to make – Elon Musk, and I have something in common – we both read and love Iain M. Banks, the sadly now deceased author of the Culture series of novels. Banks wrote about a dozen books, all set in the… Read More »How To Actually Use Science Fiction To See Your Amazing Future
Trust Your People To Take the Right Path. When you look at your employees, what do you see? Do you see living, thinking, breathing intelligent human beings, with the great capacity to learn new things, take on responsibilities, work autonomously, solve problems on their own… Read More »Give Your People Vision, Responsibility And Freedom
As human beings, we have been designed to fear change – which is interesting, as all life is change. Aristotle equated time with change – if there is no change, time does not pass. A corollary: if time passes, life changes. To be prepared for… Read More »When Threatened, What Is Your Response?
Recognizing the future is tough but not impossible. Many people say that predicting the future is hard. It is – there are few of us who can take the myriad signals and drivers of today and successfully map them to a tomorrow which may happen.… Read More »How To Recognize The Future Even When Its Hard.