Thursday, December 13, 2012

Get There Early

Johansen, Bob. Get There Early: Sensing the Future to Compete in the Present. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2007.

Call No.: 658.4 J599g

Publisher's Description: Offers a proven approach for making sense out of future challenges and devising positive responses, using methods developed by the respected Institute for the Future

Features examples of how organizations like Procter & Gamble, Disney, Reuters, UPS, and the Centers for Disease Control have put the approach into practice

Includes the institute’s ten-year forecast of trends, challenges, and opportunities

These days, every leader struggles with a paradox: you can’t predict the future, but you have to be able to make sense of it to thrive. In the age of the Internet, everyone knows what’s new, but to succeed you have to be able to sort out what’s important, devise strategies based on your own point of view, and get there ahead of the crowd.

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