Number of pages: 400
Publisher: Da Capo Press
BBB Library: Corporate Success, Technology and Globalization
Most people living normal lives are unaware of what’s coming – how extreme changes and trends may disrupt every aspect of our world and lives. Most people are not prepared for the drastic changes on the horizon that will change work, business, health, or population. They have not run the scenarios, evaluated the risks, thought about the possibilities, or fully understood the drivers of change. They are not future ready. Many of these changes will be productive and helpful, but many others, such as the future of work or climate change, will require new learning, adaptation, and global solutions. Becoming Future Ready is preparing, adapting, and learning for the future, and this leads to becoming Future Smart, the end state of readiness.
"FUTURE SMART is an essential guide to what's coming next, but the most important lesson here is that the future depends on how we use the information." PR Newswire Association LLC
"in his new book, "Future Smart: Managing the Game-Changing Trends That Will Transform Your World", Dr. Canton discusses the results of a five-year global forecasting study on the most urgent trends that will impact business, society, and individuals over the next two decades.Future Smart : Managing the Game-Changing Trends That Will Transform Your World - A forecast of the most important, game-changing trends and how to manage and profit from them to improve your lifeWe live in a time of complex and radical change." Boston Commons High Tech
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