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To predict the future 1/3 of you need to be crazy

To predict the future 1/3 of you need to be crazy | Megatrends |

When companies or agencies search for disruptive and innovative strategies they often assemble a panel of experts to advise them. Ironically the panel is often made up of people whose ideas about innovation were relevant in the past. 


Kenneth Mikkelsen's insight:

You can’t create a blueprint for the future. But we know one thing for sure. The future will be different from the past. A better approach is to look for people who are the contrarians, whose ideas, while they sound crazy, are focused on the future. Most often these are not the safe brand names.


If your gathered advisory board, task force, panel, study group, etc., tasked with predicting the future doesn’t have 1/3 contrarians, all you’re going to do is predict the past.


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32 Innovations That Will Change Your Tomorrow

32 Innovations That Will Change Your Tomorrow | Megatrends |

The New York Times Presents 32 Innovations That Will Change Your Tomorrow. 


This piece contains an abridged guide to the many ways that your day is about to get better. 



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Kenneth Mikkelsen is co-founder of FutureShifts. We help visionary companies identify and tackle the big shifts in the world by cultivating the skills, mindsets, behaviors and organisational cultures needed to succeed in times of change.