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Map Many Scenarios, Choose a Few

 26th June 2018 by gihan

Map Many Scenarios, Choose a Few

A few months ago, I had my first dangerous close encounter with a kangaroo when driving on a country road. We were enjoying a quiet weekend away in Yallingup, in the beautiful South-West region of Australia, driving on a road near the beach, when More ...

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Decide!

 13th June 2018 by gihan

When people are uncertain about the future and can’t rely on what has worked for them in the past, decision-making suffers and productivity declines. Instead of making progress, people just try to protect their turf, pass the buck, and resist More ...

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Think Ahead by Connecting Outside Technology

 7th June 2018 by gihan

The biggest changes to your job and business will come from outside your industry. In their Accenture Technology Vision 2016 report, Accenture says almost half of Australian executives expect the greatest risk of disruption from this More ...

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Think Like a Futurist

 5th June 2018 by gihan

Futurists aren’t fortune-tellers! They simply look broader, deeper, and further than most people, and help you find new opportunities to apply what they find. As writer William Gibson said, the future is already here – it just More ...

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Think Like a Futurist

 15th May 2018 by gihan

Futurists aren’t fortune-tellers! They simply look broader, deeper, and further than most people, and help you find new opportunities to apply what they find. As writer William Gibson said, the future is already here – it just isn’t More ...

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Add Foresight To Your Ideas to Make Your Innovation Really Hum

 3rd May 2018 by gihan

Many organisations run innovation programs, but it’s hard to get traction when your innovation doesn’t have any direction. The missing ingredient is foresight – the skill of looking into the future, so you can pull your innovation More ...

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We’re Getting Innovation All Wrong

 1st May 2018 by gihan

I’ve been speaking to a lot of organisations recently about innovation, and I reckon we’re getting this whole innovation thing wrong.

Smart leaders know they need to change and innovate, but their efforts just don’t get traction. More ...

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Do You Know the Future Climate For Your Business Strategy?

 12th April 2018 by gihan

Earlier this week, I attended a conference (actually an “Unconvention”!) about leadership and strategy, with a focus on the role of Boards in working with their senior management teams.

I was chatting with one of the organisers, Dr. More ...

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Think Sharper

 29th March 2018 by gihan

Why do so many change and innovation programs fail? Even with management buy-in, a willing culture, and good ideas, too many innovation programs just don’t get traction anymore. In this fast-changing world, there’s one element missing More ...

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Why You Shouldn’t be Optimistic – or Pessimistic – About Bitcoin and Blockchain

 22nd March 2018 by gihan

As a futurist, I see a lot of news about Bitcoin and blockchain (the technology underlying Bitcoin), and many people ask me for my opinion about them. Are they a bubble? Do they have a future? Will blockchain transform the banking / healthcare More ...

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