"In the past, we've been confident about how the future might play out. And because of that, we've been able to reach a consensus about how to proceed. That's the realm of ordinary leadership. It's also the realm of tame problems."Read now →
Tips for doing your own foresight.
Collaborative foresight – two proven models to get people involved
One of the most common questions we hear from foresight managers looking to develop foresight in their company is the following: How do I involve more people in our foresight work?Read now →
Is your company proacting or reacting to the future?
How do companies prepare for futures, what is the main purpose for such work, and what tools are used to do so? In this blog post, we dig into some findings from our survey on foresight as part of strategic management that was open for answers during early 2019.Read now →
Strategic management – past, present, and future
Where is strategic management headed? I have shared my views about the past, present, and future of strategic management in dozens of presentations, hundreds of discussions, numerous investment negotiations, and more.Read now →
Using foresight for innovation
In order to detect the early signs of disruptive forces - to out-think your competition - I think a systematic way of getting new inputs is crucial. A key use case of foresight work is to place trend implications on long-term strategic horizons and to use this as input for your own strategic positioning.Read now →
Leadership thoughts from the round pen
A while ago I had an opportunity to attend a horse-assisted leadership coaching session where the focus of the session was to motivate, communicate and listen to someone that has no hidden motivation or choice of using verbal language = get the horse on-board what you want to do.Read now →
Stay relevant with a future less foggy
We all know about it. We all should do it. Before everyone else does it. Before everyone else is where we want to be. Before they take over the world and we are left behind. Do what?Read now →
Futures thinking as a tool: create desire for change
On one September Friday, we sat down with a few colleagues and discussed change and change management (we always do, we're all passionate about this!). I started to wonder how futures thinking could serve as a tool for clarifying the need of change...Read now →
Transformation and strategy work (part IV): Find the force within?
A few topics reoccur with companies facing a strategic change. Based on those, I will look into three different transformation cases in these blog posts. I will reflect on them against their specific market position and potential external change factors.Read now →
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