By John Naisbitt
Naisbitt, prescient ''futurist'' and best-selling writer of Megatrends (1982) and Megatrends 2000 (1990), finds the method in the back of his skill to count on worldwide developments. Naisbitt broke clear of his small-town Mormon roots to turn into a best government at IBM and Eastman Kodak and used to be an assistant to either presidents Kennedy and Johnson earlier than changing into a world thinker, learning tendencies by means of tracking 1000's of day-by-day neighborhood newspapers. partially 1, his eleven mind-sets demonstrate how one can procedure the processing of knowledge with out the limitations imposed on us by means of preconceived principles and pop culture. approach 4, ''Understanding how strong it isn't to need to be right,'' is a chief instance of the way obdurate pondering, fairly within the fields of politics and drugs, places large constraints at the talents of leaders to unravel difficulties. partially 2, Naisbitt smashes a few of the preconceptions we've approximately globalization and our belief of switch.
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If I read that the Boston Red Sox beat the New York Yankees 7–3, I can be almost 100 percent sure that that actually occurred. Over the years at the other end of the paper, oten on page 1 of the Financial Times, Chancellor Gerhard Schröeder blustered about an economically strong Germany. World afairs, of course, are not as transparent as sports, but they have statistics, too. 4 percent. But the government announced that Germany’s growth in 2005 would be around 21 MIND SET! 5 percent, little enough.
Some climatologists believe that the average temperature in the North Hemisphere may decline two or three degrees by the end of the century. ” Well, the end of the century has come and gone, and now it is supposed to be getting warmer. Also in the 1970s—30 years ago—a group of leading climatologists, meeting in Bonn, warned that “the facts of the present climate change are such that most optimistic experts would assign near-certainty to major crop failures within a decade [because of global cooling].
Its author, Lowell Ponte, who also lectured widely on the subject, said that some of the world’s most conservative scientists have warned of an ice age beginning in the near future. “Global cooling,” he said, “presents humankind with the most important social, political and adaptive challenges we have had to deal with for 10,000 years. ” Well, you get the idea: the same rhetoric, the same maniacal urgency. Some of the same scientists who were hysterical about global cooling are now hysterical about global warming.