There's a connection.
If calibrating the strategy of your company is of importance to you, there is a way to craft a vision without filling in a form. You can start by focusing your energy on one question: What is my organization responding to in my culture or industry?
In thinking about the future, you can use this framework as a way to explore the possibility space. It gets you in a flexible mindset and allows you to break preconceived notions.
Trust is built by embracing uncertainty and acting with confidence anyway. And the best way to achieve that mindset is to think like futurist.
We create expectations and, in doing so, we create the recipe for shame. Instead of focusing on goals create systems that improve your chances at success.
The future is a space that is nebulous and abstract. However, there needs be a useful way of interpreting and communicating visions of the future that can inspire creativity.
Instead of echoing back exactly what data suggest customers want, leaders ought to take a moment to seek out the human need: People want to feel connected.
“Human beings work based on their images of the future.” —Jeremy Nulik, futurist at Bigwidesky.