ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE
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Dedicated to Synthesising & Optimising Technologies for Motivating & Energising People to Create Their Future in the 21st Century & Providing a Smorgasbord of Creative Tools & Innovative Ideas for 21st Century Living
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How to Manage a Creative Organization

How to Manage a Creative Organization | ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE | Scoop.it
Harvard Business School’s Linda Hill explains how to unleash “collective genius”
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Refreshing and illuminating!

- "... Innovation is a journey, a collaborative problem-solving process—most often among people with diverse perspectives and expertise. And very rarely are innovations developed full blown; rather, they are created through a process of trial and error, false starts, missteps, and even mistakes... "

- "... innovative organizations are communities that have mastered three capabilities critical to innovation: creative abrasion, creative agility, and creative resolution... "

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The 7 truths driving real strategic thinking

The 7 truths driving real strategic thinking | ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE | Scoop.it
The 7 truths driving real strategic thinking, Everyone seems to be doing strategy nowadays. If you want to make a small idea look bigger, you say it's a strategy. If you want your job to seem more important, you put strategy in your title. It starts to make you wonder what strategy really is, writes Craig Mawdsley, joint chief strategic officer, AMV BBDO. | Marketing Magazine
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A refreshing and illuminating spin on strategic thinking!

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S&L Article on Anticipatory Leadership

S&L Article on Anticipatory Leadership | ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE | Scoop.it
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A nice piece of writing on synergising futurist, strategist and integrator skills sets!

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How To Identify Your Workplace Strengths

How To Identify Your Workplace Strengths | ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE | Scoop.it
At some point in your career, you’ll likely be asked: What are some of your greatest workplace strengths? Maybe your boss will pose the question in your next performance evaluation; perhaps a hiring manager will ask in a future job interview. Whenever it happens, you’ll want to be able to identify them. Here's how.
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Knowing your essential workplace strengths, as outlined in this brilliant article,  gives you the leverage to get work done quickly in today’s knowledge age, thus allowing you to focus your time, dictate your efforts and ultimately pave your career’s trajectory into the future.

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Create a Strategy That Anticipates and Learns

Create a Strategy That Anticipates and Learns | ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE | Scoop.it
By acquiring and assessing information faster.
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Interesting! It should be predictive analytics with anticipatory sensemaking! That's the key!

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Predicting the Future is Hard, Try Anticipating it Instead

Predicting the Future is Hard, Try Anticipating it Instead | ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE | Scoop.it
With the advent of Big Data and faster and better data processing capabilities we are seeing a surge in predictive intelligence solutions; everyone is trying to predict the future to their advantage. The question though is, are they? Can the future be predicted? The main issue I have with predictive...
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An excellent intro via the video clip into the working mechanics of anticipatory intelligence. The expert Esteban Kolsky certainly knows what he is talking about.

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Mindreading 101: The 10 Questions You Need to Ask Your Team Every Week

Mindreading 101: The 10 Questions You Need to Ask Your Team Every Week | ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE | Scoop.it
I am not a mind reader, but I’ve tried playing one at work. I think we all have. I used to imagine that I could peer into the silent void of a discussion with an employee and their thoughts and fee...
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This chart can change your mindset and unlock new learning opportunities - Learn Egg

This chart can change your mindset and unlock new learning opportunities - Learn Egg | ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE | Scoop.it
This chart helps lay out the basic idea behind changing your mindset. You can use a 'fixed' or a 'growth' mindset to enhance your life. Which will you choose?
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Get Your Battle Plan Ready

Get Your Battle Plan Ready | ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE | Scoop.it
Let your passions set your priorities to create work that gets done -- and gets remembered.
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8 Secrets To Accomplishing More Each Day - In Photos: 8 Secrets To Accomplishing More Each Day

8 Secrets To Accomplishing More Each Day - In Photos: 8 Secrets To Accomplishing More Each Day | ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE | Scoop.it
Tell someone who toils 12 hours a day to work smarter, not harder, and you might get a fist in the eye. Instead, kindly direct them to this slideshow of ideas for exactly how to do that.
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Information Overload: Don't take expert advice, challenge it - Page2 - The Economic Times

Information Overload: Don't take expert advice, challenge it - Page2 - The Economic Times | ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE | Scoop.it
As individuals too, we can train our brain to question the information we receive and not take everything at face value. - Page2
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Warren Buffett Shares His Most Essential Advice For Generation Y | Elite Daily

Warren Buffett Shares His Most Essential Advice For Generation Y | Elite Daily | ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE | Scoop.it
Warren Buffett assumed the role of mentor to the youth yesterday when he gave networking and career advice in an "Office Hours" session with Levo League, a site aimed to assist youngsters in making their dreams come true.
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Long-term Business Success Means Seeing the Future

Long-term Business Success Means Seeing the Future | ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE | Scoop.it
To ensure long-term success, you must engage in a comprehensive examination of your business that includes evaluating the past and "visioning" the future.
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Refreshing, well conceived and clearly written. The parting shot says it all: ''Yet, to be sustainable well into the future, your company must constantly grow and evolve. Despite the time and energy required for the day-to-day operations of your business, you must have the commitment, discipline, creativity, and entrepreneurial spirit to continue to look to the future, recognize trends, and continually innovate all aspects of your business.''

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GoLocalPDX | Business | How to Deal With Information Overload

GoLocalPDX | Business | How to Deal With Information Overload | ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE | Scoop.it
Many people are getting one very important point wrong. They are confusing “information” with “important.” The fact is this: Not all work – not all information - carries the same value.
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I like the three critical question posed by the author to test focus or overwhelm when looking at information deluge!

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Bucket Lists and Your Future? | World Future Society

Bucket Lists and Your Future? | World Future Society | ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE | Scoop.it
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Thanks for the interesting musing, Verne Wheelwright, as I have not thought of "Bucket List" your way!

Glad to have learned something new today.

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How to Answer the One Interview Question You Know You'll Get

5 ways to discover your X-Factor and ace your next interview.
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Very interesting - and yet pragmatic - insights for tapping into your X-Factor, so as to allow you to attain a better handle of your future employability.

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How Google attracts the world’s best talent

How Google attracts the world’s best talent | ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE | Scoop.it
Insider secrets on hiring from the world’s top employer
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Superb insights from Google... becoming future employable!

 

[You have got to read between the lines... the first thing that strikes me is how to be become a more interesting and fascinating person!]

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Leadership accountability -- a positive, simple approach | SmartBlogs

Leadership accountability -- a positive, simple approach | SmartBlogs | ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE | Scoop.it
Accountability in leadership is not a new mindset, as many books and schools over the years have presented. From J. Paul Getty to Rudy Giuliani, leaders of
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Here's the quick summary:  "Accountability, above all else, is not merely a means of keeping one honest and in check. It’s the willingness to be of increasing value to the organization and the people one serves. Keeping it simple and transparent will reinforce staff engagement and team alignment while strengthening the leader’s character, credibility and influence in their world."

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Beyond the Brainstorm

Beyond the Brainstorm | ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE | Scoop.it
Here are 15 ways to generate better ideas every day.
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These wonderful ideas come from Lisa Bodell, CEO of an innovation-training firm, futurethink.

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Personal Branding For A Better Life News & Topics

Personal Branding For A Better Life News & Topics | ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE | Scoop.it
The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Personal Branding For A Better Life
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There are nine parts so far in this series of articles by brand strategist Jim Joseph, also author of 'The Personal Experience Effect'.

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Life Advice From 18 of the Wealthiest People in History (Interactive Graphic)

Life Advice From 18 of the Wealthiest People in History (Interactive Graphic) | ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE | Scoop.it
Wise words from Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Michael Dell, Elon Musk, Andrew Carnegie and other legendary leaders on success, attention, motivation,...
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What Some of the Biggest Names in Silicon Valley Wish They Had Known at Age 20 | Slideshow

What Some of the Biggest Names in Silicon Valley Wish They Had Known at Age 20 | Slideshow | ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE | Scoop.it
Some focus on the importance of building relationships and perseverance. Others offer advice for those looking to start their own companies.
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5 Productivity Tips From the Busiest People in the World | The Daily Muse

5 Productivity Tips From the Busiest People in the World | The Daily Muse | ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE | Scoop.it
Don't know how the world's top executives keep their lives together? This infographic uncovered their secrets.
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How Da Vinci-Like Thinking Helps You Imagine Future Success

How Da Vinci-Like Thinking Helps You Imagine Future Success | ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE | Scoop.it
Da Vincis belief that everything connects helped make him the 15th-century Italian Renaissance man we all admire today. And it was another legendary...
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I fully concur, the power of visualisation, which has its origins in ancient spiritual practices, is a very powerful tool for creating future scenarios.

Watch the video clip from Da Vinci’s Demons, where (even though it's a fantasy) the art and science of visualization is masterfully captured!

Also, the video clip of the BBC program: 'Leonardo da Vinci: The Man Who Wanted to Know Everything'.

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The Top 10 Skills for the 21st Century Young Professional [Infographic] | The Savvy Intern by YouTern

The Top 10 Skills for the 21st Century Young Professional [Infographic] | The Savvy Intern by YouTern | ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE | Scoop.it
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This is an integral part of being future savvy!

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