Get Ready for the Future…
“Study the past, if you would divine the future.” – Confucius
“The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.” – Winston Churchill
“Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have no control: now.” – Denis Waitley
“The best way to predict the future is create it.” – Peter Drucker
“Wisdom is the power to put our time and our knowledge to the proper use.” – Thomas J. Watson
A question that should be on the mind of every Entrepreneur and small business owner even before they start their business, and most certainly while operating, is are you ready for the future? The global economy is in a constant state of change and evolution. Now whether these changes are good or bad depends in part on how we are all able to adapt to them and make them work for us to create greater efficiencies and substantial increases in profit. However, ready or not, here they come!
Entrepreneurs and small business owners must constantly consider the past, the present and the future. The lessons and things that can be learned from the past, both good and bad, that can be applied to the things that have to be successfully accomplished today in the most efficient ways, and what methods and processes to keep, and improvements to make to successfully accomplish tomorrow’s business tasks better and faster.
You should always be thinking and have one eye and on in terms of how you are going to do business in the future. Before you realize it and your awareness kicks in, most of the future changes are already in the process of taking place.
To have a better picture and clearly understand where we are going, you need to experience an amazing look back at the history of technology, and the following video will give you a incredible glimpse of how far we have come.
IBM Centennial Film: 100 X 100 – A century of achievements that have changed the world