Here are three hacks for accomplishing BIG tasks: Ask, what’s your BIG VISION for the project?; Break the big verbs into small verbs; Try Pomodoro.
Rebecca Ryan is joining the Governing Institute as Senior Advisor! The futurist will speak, write and consult for the Governing Institute, which advances better government by improving performance and outcomes through research, decision support, and executive education to help public sector leaders govern more effectively.
Exciting news from Team NGC! Rebecca has a chance of appearing on TED.com after presenting her talk about politics and social change at the world’s most prominent TEDx event, TEDxBeaconStreet . Her talk, “Create a Better World for More People: A Futurist’s Call to Action” was recently released to the public and we could not be more excited to share it with you all!
I am a professional futurist. I help cities and organizations anticipate the future, whatever it may be. But I’ve never applied “futuring” to my own life. Until recently. With a legal pad, the 7 steps (below), and some Voodoo Coffee, I applied strategic foresight to my own life. Take a whack at it yourself, and let me know what you learn (rr[at]nextgenerationconsulting[dot]com).