Category Archives: Future Foresight

How Neuroscience is Creating “a Brain New World”


By Manie Bosman “The gene was the central issue in biology in the 20th century. The mind is the essential issue for biology in the 21st century.” – Eric Kandel At the risk of coming over as arrogant or self-conceited … Continue reading

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How The Images in Your Mind is Shaping the Future


By Manie Bosman When you try to imagine the future, what do you see? Does it look like the past or the present, or is it perhaps very different from the world we now live in? It might come as … Continue reading

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Leading the 4th Revolution: 6 Ways in Which The Purpose of Leadership Changed in the 21st Century


By Manie Bosman We are currently living in the 4th Revolution – a strange and unpredictable period where the interaction between information and communication technologies has created a snowball-effect causing change to literally become the only constant. Sociologists distinguish three … Continue reading

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10 Critical Skills Required to Lead Effectively in a Globalized World


By Manie Bosman Fifty years ago, in many countries, cultural diversity in the workplace probably referred to a handful of employees speaking with a slight accent who preferred to have home-cooked soup in a flask instead of a burger and … Continue reading

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These Seven Risky Strategies Can Cause Avoidable Fiascoes


By Manie Bosman While many authors on the topic of why strategic plans fail seem to agree that bad execution is the primary culprit, blaming failure on those who were supposed to “make it happen” is perhaps a a too … Continue reading

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VISION: You’ve Lost it if You’ve Reached it


By Manie Bosman One of my earliest memories is of driving through the Namibian desert with my parents and being amazed by what seemed to be large pools of water floating in the air just above the surface of the … Continue reading

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Changing the Way We Deal With Change


By Manie Bosman As the rate of change in every sphere of human existence is ever increasing, the very manner in which we deal with change needs constant re-evaluation and adaptation. Up to thirty or forty years ago change occurred … Continue reading

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