Lessons from the Future: Making Sense of a Blurred World from the World's Leading Futurist

Lessons from the Future: Making Sense of a Blurred World from the World's Leading Futurist

by Stan Davis, Stanley M. Davis
     
 

lessons from the future Stan Davis is quite simply one of the world's greatest futurist. His books have sold over a million copies worldwide and are published in fifteen languages. They include the worldwide best-seller, Blur, Future Perfect (winner of the Tom Peters Book of the Decade award) and, most recently, Future Wealth. He has written for Harvard Business… See more details below

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lessons from the future Stan Davis is quite simply one of the world's greatest futurist. His books have sold over a million copies worldwide and are published in fifteen languages. They include the worldwide best-seller, Blur, Future Perfect (winner of the Tom Peters Book of the Decade award) and, most recently, Future Wealth. He has written for Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Fast Company and numerous other international business magazines. Lessons From The Future combines new writing with the very best of his unique body of work. In this single inspirational book, Davis addresses issues that are still playing out and still lie in the future, as well as the present. It contains some of the most visionary business thinking of the moment, including mind-stretching pieces on the information economy, the foundations of wealth, the next bio-economy, connectivity, emotional bandwidth and mass customisation. Lessons from the Future also includes a unique article by the author reflecting on his own work and the value of ideas in the new economy. Stan Davis is the world's highest profile new economy guru. He is 6'7" and prefers sitting on two stacked chairs. When people do a double take, he explains that chairs are built for average-sized people 5'7" who can't sit in kids' chairs built for 4'7"-size people. He looks at business the same way, finding opportunities by seeing situations in new ways. His creative thinking makes practical connections to new business opportunities. Lessons from the Future will help managers and entrepreneurs identify the business and social sea changes that are transforming everything, everybody and every enterprise.

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Editorial Reviews

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"Davis is a futurist worth reading for his grounded insights on where the next business opportunities will come from. Exciting stuff by a compelling and authoritative guide." (The Director, June 2001 )

"This single inspirational volume contains some of the best visionary business thinking of the moment ....." (Business Monthly, June 2001)

"...a unique book...this book is worth reading.." (M2 Communications, 31 May 2001)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841120706
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.49(h) x 0.98(d)

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