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How to Spot the Future

How to Spot the Future

In Wired By Thomas Goetz

http://www.wired.com/business/2012/04/ff_spotfuture/all/1?utm_source=WhatCountsEmail&utm_medium=Above%2520the%2520Fold&utm_campaign=Above%2520the%2520Fold

“So how do we spot the future—and how might you? The seven rules that follow are not a bad place to start. They are the principles that underlie many of our contemporary innovations.

1. Look for cross-pollinators.

2. Surf the exponentials.

3. Favor the liberators.

4. Give points for audacity.

5. Bank on openness.

6. Demand deep design.

7. Spend time with time wasters.

“These rules don’t create the future, and they don’t guarantee success for those who use them. But they do give us a glimpse around the corner, a way to recognize that in this idea or that person, there might be something big.”

Check it out.

Stephen

 

Posted on: July 29, 2012, 7:32 am Category: Uncategorized

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