Futures Thinking

Long-term thinking drives farsighted leadership

Farsightedness is one of the essential qualities of a leader. Farsighted thinking is the ability to envision and articulate a future that’s impactful and feasible. As a leader, you need to be able to articulate to others where you’re headed, what’s possible when you get there, and what you can…
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December 17, 2020
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Why We Love Kaleidoscopes

With every twist, light bounced off ordinary objects in the room and refracted through the lens to produce wondrous and intricate designs. Whether you used a simple homemade tube filled with beads, strings, and paper clips, or a higher-end prism adorned with colored plastic, glass, or marbles, the angled mirrors…
Ali & Nick
November 26, 2020
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Nearsighted vs Farsighted

One of the essential traits of leadership is the ability to create, articulate and carry out vision. Jack Welch, CEO of GE for 20 years and someone who is regarded as one of the greatest leader of his era, once said: “good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision,…
Ali & Nick
November 26, 2020
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What is Futures Thinking?

The world is continually changing around you, and your past success isn’t guaranteed in the future. You need to be ready to adapt and act.  This means looking boldly into the future, figuring out what is possible, and defining the way forward. Just asking the question "What Comes Next?" requires…
Ali & Nick
November 24, 2020