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Enabling Foresight and Strategy: Spotting the Disruptors Before They Arrive

Posted on: January 27th, 2017 by Graeme Codrington No Comments

      Enabling Foresight and Strategy: Spotting the Disruptors Before They Arrive It has always been the task of the leader to think strategically and spend more time than their team looking at the horizon. That is still the case, although many modern CEOs seem to get caught up too easily in the detail, […]

Tuesday Tip: Getting your team to ‘think like a futurist’ – to see the bigger picture

Posted on: August 9th, 2016 by Keith Coats No Comments

The problem: All too often team meetings become routine, centred on the usual operational issues and well…a little boring. The need to get our team members to (what we in TomorrowToday call), ‘look out the window’, to see the bigger picture. To think about what disruptions might impact on your team / business, is important. […]

Tuesday Tips: Where to go to see the future

Posted on: July 19th, 2016 by Graeme Codrington No Comments

The Problem: I know I need to look at the future, but where should I go for my information? Before we answer the question, let’s be clear about why we need to do this. Everyone needs to be future-focused these days – we cannot leave this to a small team in our organisations. You may […]

Orthodoxies are your biggest enemies in disruptive times

Posted on: February 15th, 2016 by Jude Foulston No Comments

Mark Twain once said “It’s not the things you know that get you into trouble, it’s the things you think you know for sure that just ain’t so”.  Those are orthodoxies.  Orthodoxies are patterns of thinking and behaviour that lock you in. ‘This is the way things have always been done”; ‘This is how we do […]

How you can get your teams to work differently and see into the future

Posted on: February 10th, 2016 by Graeme Codrington No Comments

Ask new questions to new people Companies often don’t realise their research is stuck in a rut. They run the same focus groups and ask the same questions of the same people year after year. Broaden your horizons and ask new questions to new groups of people inside and outside your organisation – especially the […]

What will the future of work look like?

Posted on: March 25th, 2015 by Dean van Leeuwen 3 Comments

In the future the workforce will be more connected, workers will be virtual, mobile and temporary, they will be global, multi-generational and diverse – older and younger, different sexes, cultures and beliefs working side by side. We know this, it is happening already. But will the future of work be more innovative? Will it be […]

When Everything Changes: Succeeding in disruptive times 

Posted on: March 25th, 2015 by Graeme Codrington 2 Comments

The world is always changing – it always has been. But every now and again there are moments in history where all the forces of change seem to combine together to produce an era-defining shift. That’s what we study when we study history, even naming these times to help us remember them and mark their […]

The Future is Changing: Bill Gates on the Next 15 Years

Posted on: February 17th, 2015 by Graeme Codrington No Comments

The world is going to change more in the next 15 years than the last 50 combined. Considering how much the world has changed in the last half century, that’s quite a bold claim. Nevertheless, more and more indicators are pointing to this being a reality. And more and more people are talking about what these […]

Future-proof your Organisation: 4 things leaders need to know about tomorrow

Posted on: August 15th, 2012 by Keith Coats No Comments

“Change is the law of life.” So said John F Kennedy.  He also said, “those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” The ability to change – or what can be referred to as ‘adaptive intelligence’ – is, I believe, the most important of all leadership attributes. Leading […]

How you can get your teams to work differently and see into the future

Posted on: February 11th, 2012 by Graeme Codrington No Comments

  Ask new questions to new people Companies often don’t realise their research is stuck in a rut. They run the same focus groups and ask the same questions of the same people year after year. Broaden your horizons and ask new questions to new groups of people inside and outside your organisation – especially […]