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    • W hat if? Adapting and shaping the future
    • W hat if… Introduction
      • “ What if I should fall right through the center of the earth... oh, and come out the other side, where people walk upside down.”
      • Lewis Carroll - Alice in Wonderland
    • W hat if…
      • Six billion people is not a sustainable situation, and what about 9 billion?
    • T hen…
      • Be prepared for extreme tensions
      • -> we need a plan NOW!
    • W hat if…
      • A disease destroys half the world’s wheat production?
    • T hen…
      • There will be hunger everywhere
      • -> we need a plan NOW!
    • W hat if…
      • Oil goes to $300?
    • T hen…
      • Alternative energies will be very competitive
      • -> Opportunities
    • W hat if…
      • Your most important customer leaves you?
    • T hen…
      • You better have a plan -> prospect now!
      • -> Create an opportunity
    • W hat if…
      • Your products become obsolete?
    • T hen…
      • So are you! -> Innovate today!
      • -> Create an opportunity
    • W hat if…
      • Your competitors are stronger than you think?
    • T hen…
      • You must fight back
      • -> You need a strategy!
    • W hat if…
      • Government regulations for your industry change?
    • T hen…
      • You must adapt!
    • W hat if…
      • You do not anticipate for change timely?
    • T hen…
      • You might become history
      • T he ways to respond
    • T he necessity to adapt
      • “ It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change”.
      • Charles Darwin
      • 10 years ago: >60% of today’s products did not exist.
      • In 10 years from now: >60% of the products do not exist today.
      C ontinuous innovation What a potential!
    • T he advantage of being prepared
      • The failure of the preparation is the preparation of the failure.
      • One (business) plan is not enough, you need the “unofficial” plan B (and maybe a plan C).
      • A Three-year business plan is nice, a twenty-year vision is even better.
    • T he power of knowledge
      • Progress comes from learning and from exchanging knowledge: learn and share!
      • Unshared knowledge is not power, it is obstruction.
      • Knowledge helps you make better decisions.
      • Better decisions lead to more effective action.
      • T he outcome
    • E nvisioning the future
      • Analyzing the situation.
      • Defining the possible scenarios.
      • Working on it.
    • I nfluencing the future
      • Being visible.
      • Being present.
      • Taking action.
    • T he results
      • You will be adaptable = you will survive!
      • You will lead = you will be ahead!
      • You will create “luck” = you will be successful!
    • F or more on this topic and how we can help
      • Websites:
        • www.happyfuturegroup.com
        • www.hfgfoodfuturist.com
      • Email: info@happyfuturegroup.com