ISBN 9781609947620,Leaders Make The Future: Ten New Leadership Skills For An Uncertain World

Leaders Make The Future: Ten New Leadership Skills For An Uncertain World


Bob Johansen


Collins Business



Collins Business

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9781609947620

ISBN-10 1609947622


Number of Pages 272 Pages
Language (English)


We Are In A Time Of Disruptive Change Traditional Leadership Skills Wont Be Enough, Noted Futurist Bob Johansen Argues. Drawing On The Latest Ten-Year Forecast From The Institute For The Future The Only Futures Think Tank Ever To Outlive Its Forecasts This Powerful Book Explores The External Forces That Are Shaking The Foundations Of Leadership And Unveils Ten Critical New Skills That Will Be Required In The Future, Skills That You Can Learn. In This Second Edition, Johansen Is Joined By The Prestigious Center For Creative Leadership. Ccls Contributions Help Readers Understand The New Leadership Skills By Linking Them To Existing Skills, And They Provide Analytics And Exercises So Readers Can Develop These New Skills. This Edition Has Been Updated Throughout, With A New Ten-Year Forecast And New Examples, And Incorporates The Lessons Johansen Has Learned About Applying The New Leadership Skills In The Three Years Since The First Edition Appeared. In Addition, Johansen Deals With Two New Forces That Are Shaping The Future. The First Is The Digital Natives People Fifteen Years And Younger Who Have Grown Up In A Completely Digital World. The Second Is Cloud-Based Supercomputing, Which Will Enable New Forms Of Connection, Collaboration, And Commerce And Will Greatly Facilitate Reciprocity-Based Innovation Giving Away To Get More Which Johansen Sees As The Biggest Innovation Opportunity In History. About The Author Bob Johansen Was President And Ceo Of The Institute For The Future From 1996 To 2004 And Is Now The Iftf Distinguished Fellow, As Well As Serving On Its Board. Before Becoming President, Bob Created And Led A Research Program At Iftf On Emerging Information Technologies Now Called The Technology Horizons Program. Bob Is A Ten-Year Forecaster Who Has Outlived His Forecasts More Than Three Times Over. He Works Interactively With Top Leaders Across A Wide Range Of Business, Government, And Nonprofit Organizations. He Creates Video-Enhanced Immersion Experiences In The Future For Large And Small Groups. For Bob, A 10-Year Forecast Is A Story From The Future That Provokes Insight In The Present. Bob Is Trained As A Social Scientist, With Experience At The Edges Of Multiple Disciplines. He Holds A Bs Degree From The University Of Illinois, Where He Attended On A Varsity Basketball Scholarship, And A Ph.D. From Northwestern University. Bob Also Has An M.Div. Degree From Crozer Theological Seminary, Where He Studied Comparative Religions. He Is The Author Of Six Books, Including Globalwork: Bridging Distance, Culture, And Time.