Noted futurist John Naisbitt is ready to give up the secrets of his trade. The author of Megatrends and Megatrends 2000 has proved himself one of the most far-sighted and accurate prognosticators of our hi-tech world. In this book he reveals the 11 “mindsets”- or processes of thinking – that enabled him to make such accurate predictions about the direction of our culture and society.
This is not a book review per se. Here are the notes I made while reading and some short reflections.
Mindset # 1 – While many things change, most things remain constant
Mindset # 2 – The future is embedded in the present
The “News Hole” (P 18)
“Newspapers are forced choice in a closed system… [they] are great monitors of social change because, simply stated, the news hole – the space available for news stories in a newspaper – is a closed system. For…
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