Anticipate: The Art of Leading by Looking Ahead by Rob-Jan De Jong

By Rob-Jan De Jong

Company colleges, management specialists, and method publications agree—leaders should have a imaginative and prescient. however the unhappy fact is that the majority don't...or not less than now not person who compels, evokes, and energizes their humans. How can anything so crucial be practiced so little in actual lifestyles?

Vision might sound like an extraordinary caliber, unimaginable by means of all other than a opt for few—but not anything should be farther from the reality. an individual can extend their visionary skill. you simply have to learn the way. In Anticipate, technique and management specialist Rob-Jan de Jong explains that to enhance imaginative and prescient you want to sharpen key abilities. the 1st is the facility to determine issues early—spotting the 1st tricks of switch at the horizon. the second one is the ability to attach the dots—turning these clues right into a gripping tale concerning the way forward for your company and undefined.

Packed with tales and practices, Anticipate provides confirmed innovations for having a look forward and exploring many believable futures—including the author's trademarked FuturePriming method, which is helping distinguish sign from noise.

You will detect easy methods to:
Tap into your mind's eye and open your self to the radical • turn into higher at seeing issues early • body the big-picture view that offers course for the longer term • speak your imaginative and prescient in a fashion that engages others and provokes motion • And extra

When you count on swap earlier than your opponents, you create huge, immense strategic virtue. That's what visionaries do...and now so are you able to.

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By Rob-Jan De Jong

Company colleges, management specialists, and method publications agree—leaders should have a imaginative and prescient. however the unhappy fact is that the majority don't...or not less than now not person who compels, evokes, and energizes their humans. How can anything so crucial be practiced so little in actual lifestyles?

Vision might sound like an extraordinary caliber, unimaginable by means of all other than a opt for few—but not anything should be farther from the reality. an individual can extend their visionary skill. you simply have to learn the way. In Anticipate, technique and management specialist Rob-Jan de Jong explains that to enhance imaginative and prescient you want to sharpen key abilities. the 1st is the facility to determine issues early—spotting the 1st tricks of switch at the horizon. the second one is the ability to attach the dots—turning these clues right into a gripping tale concerning the way forward for your company and undefined.

Packed with tales and practices, Anticipate provides confirmed innovations for having a look forward and exploring many believable futures—including the author's trademarked FuturePriming method, which is helping distinguish sign from noise.

You will detect easy methods to:
Tap into your mind's eye and open your self to the radical • turn into higher at seeing issues early • body the big-picture view that offers course for the longer term • speak your imaginative and prescient in a fashion that engages others and provokes motion • And extra

When you count on swap earlier than your opponents, you create huge, immense strategic virtue. That's what visionaries do...and now so are you able to.

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