What good is a futurist if he can’t predict the future?
According to futurist Frank Diana, “prediction isn’t my job.” That seems to be a pretty odd thing for a futurist to say. But Frank’s response unleashed a flood of ideas when he said “It’s my job to help people rehearse for the future.” Wow! That totally makes sense because our future is inevitably filled with uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. The solution isn’t better prediction, but better preparation especially since that future is approaching much faster than even the best futurists comprehend.
“Connecting the dots has never been so complicated,“ Frank shared during this episode of Geeks Geezers and Googlization. Listen now as Frank, Keith and I go back to the future, explore the unanticipated impact of convergence, and recommend ways that both organizations and people can adapt and rehearse their way to a promising, yet uncertain and unknown future …
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