“Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future” (Niels Bohr, theoretical physicist and Nobel Prize winner)
The last few years have sprung on us a lot more than their fair share of game-changing surprises. The Brexit vote, Donald Trump’s election, the rise and rise of Bitcoin … the list goes on.
So how do we go about our strategic planning for 2018?
Make a good start with South African “Foxy Futurist” Clem Sunter’s “The 21st century is stranger than fiction” on Leader.co.za. Clem discusses 9 fundamental “flags” we should all watch in order to give some explanation for what has happened and some idea of what may happen next.