Turning the Future Into Revenue: What Business and Individuals Need to Know to Shape Their Futures

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John Wiley & Sons, Jul 21, 2006 - Business & Economics - 272 pages
DISCOVER THE FUTURE OF BUSINESS

In Turning the Future into Revenue, Glen Hiemstra, founder of Futurist.com and noted expert on emerging business opportunities, explores how our changing world will transform private enterprise and public policy. From shifting demographics to global warming to new energy policies, change is coming. Turning the Future into Revenue shows how these new realities can be turned into profitable new ventures.

Some of the topics Hiemstra discusses include:

  • Five long-term trends you should be prepared for
  • Global warming and the urgent need for green business
  • Profiting from technology and energy trends
  • Predicting the future of your business or career
  • Hedging your bets on future business
  • Ten key practices of the future-oriented enterprise
  • Future planning exercises, tools, and activities
  • Tactics for forecasting the future
  • Shaping your career for future success
 

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About the author (2006)

Glen Hiemstra is the founder of Futurist.com; an internationally respected consultant; and a speaker to business, government, and professional associations. A former award-winning educator, he is a visiting scholar at the Human Interface Technology Lab at the University of Washington and an expert in preferred future planning. For more information, please visit www.futurist.com.

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