Future Smart by James Canton audiobook

Future Smart: Managing the Game-Changing Trends that Will Transform Your World

By James Canton
Read by Don Hagen

Gildan Media, Gildan Audio 9780306822865
18.28 Hours Unabridged
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A forecast of the most important, game-changing trends—and how to manage and profit from them to improve your life. We live in a time of complex and radical change. Those that are ill-prepared for the seismic shifts set to occur over the next thirty years will be in for a rough ride. From leading global futurist and advisor James Canton, the acclaimed author of The Extreme Future and Technofutures, comes Future Smart: the essential blueprint on what’s coming next. It details the key changes—in health and medicine, technology and communication, the global economy, the earth’s climate, energy, and business—that every person, company, and government must understand in order to not only adapt accordingly but thrive in the coming decades. Going beyond prediction, Canton shows listeners how to get “future-smart” with strategic steps they can take today to navigate tomorrow successfully.

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Summary

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A forecast of the most important, game-changing trends—and how to manage and profit from them to improve your life.

We live in a time of complex and radical change. Those that are ill-prepared for the seismic shifts set to occur over the next thirty years will be in for a rough ride. From leading global futurist and advisor James Canton, the acclaimed author of The Extreme Future and Technofutures, comes Future Smart: the essential blueprint on what’s coming next. It details the key changes—in health and medicine, technology and communication, the global economy, the earth’s climate, energy, and business—that every person, company, and government must understand in order to not only adapt accordingly but thrive in the coming decades. Going beyond prediction, Canton shows listeners how to get “future-smart” with strategic steps they can take today to navigate tomorrow successfully.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A call to action for every one of us to reinvent ourselves in the presence of a smart future.” Grady Booch, Chief Scientist for Software Engineering, IBM Research
“Explains the provocative and in-depth global scenarios of what lies ahead in our future. Everyone should read this book.” Larry Paulson, vice president, Qualcomm Technologies
“A thought-provoking, engaging, and fascinating narrative of the very near future…A must-read.” Srini Koushik, President & CEO, NTT i3

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Author

Author Bio: James Canton

Author Bio: James Canton

James Canton is a global futurist, social scientist, and visionary business advisor. He is CEO and chairman of the Institute for Global Futures, a think tank that advises Fortune 100 companies and governments. Articles about Dr. Canton have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Forbes, and the New York Times. Previously, he was an executive at Apple, a founding board member of the Singularity University, a digital entrepreneur, and an advisor to three White House administrations. He is a regular media commentator or CNN, CNBC, and Fox.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Business & Economics
Runtime: 18.28
Audience: Adult
Language: English