For professionals and leaders who need to constantly develop their professional skills, Futures Literacy is an essential but often neglected field. Within the field of Futures Thinking or Strategic Foresight, this skill is the introduction to a powerful world of insight, models and approaches that can help you to steer your organisation through crises to success.
Futures Literacy will
- Enable you to read the signs of changing trends and fads, and find unique markets in those spaces.
- Help you handle the emotions and anxiety about the fast paced world, for yourself and those around you.
- Allow you to prepare for the future, regardless of how it changes. Think ‘future-proof’ or ‘future-fit’.
- Give you an appreciation of time, and the power of time to build your assets, whether financial or skills.
Charlotte Kemp is a professional futurist, member of the Association of Professional Futurists and the President of the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa. She is also the new Vice President of the Global Speakers Federation giving her a worldwide view of professional challenges and opportunities. Charlotte also wrote the book ‘Futures Alchemist’.