05 Oct '11, 6am

Our Greatest Deficit: Future-Oriented Leadership

Future Quotient 1 (first in a 3-part series) An old order is coming apart, a new one—for better or worse—self-assembling. To help build and succeed in the new order, leaders in the private, public and citizen sectors need to switch from thinking about incremental change to transformational, systemic change. And to do this they will need to connect wider, analyze deeper, aim higher and invest longer. This is the key conclusion of The Future Quotient , a new study from Volans and JWT , designed to help set the agenda for 2012’s UN Summit on Sustainable Development . Rather than simply diagnose the problem, the report sketches out a process by which we can measure the future-readiness of individuals, teams, businesses, brands and beyond. In this series of articles for CSRwire we headline some of the conclusions reached – and offer readers an opportunity to take a brief, dipst...

Full article: http://www.csrwire.com/blog/posts/161-our-greatest-defici...

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