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Old Brains are bad for business. How to rejuvenate, stay young in your thoughts and deliver continued business performance

Old Brains are bad for business. How to rejuvenate, stay young in your thoughts and deliver continued business performance

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  • 1. StayingYoung10 Insights into a mega trend
  • 2. GrowthStories Bringing you a flavour of business growth trends...in just 5 minutes A Futures Coaching initiative www.futurescoaching.com
  • 3. nothing new The need to stay youthful, particularly for business, has been around for centuries “Men of age... object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon... & seldom drive business home” Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
  • 4. but its very difficultThe most surprising thing about mental ageing is that it happens so young Im always searching for new things 80 70 60 50 % Agreeing 40 30 20 10 0 15-17 18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ Age band (Source: Sociovision 3SC UK, 2005)
  • 5. low risk So people progressively close down options and take the safer path I enjoy taking risks 100 90 80 70 60 % Agreeing 50 40 30 20 10 0 15-17 18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ Age band (Source: Sociovision 3SC UK, 2005)
  • 6. anti-socialAnd increasingly they refuse fresh faces in their lives, and having fun with others I like to have a good time in a crowd 80 70 60 50 % Agreeing 40 30 20 10 0 15-17 18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ Age band (Source: Sociovision 3SC UK, 2005)
  • 7. the wrong stuff On average, young turks are more likely to evolve into businessman A than businessman B A B
  • 8. getting Having an Old Brain means being:stuck - defensive, negative - grumpy, anxious - uncreative, lazy
  • 9. solution Its about rejuvenation! “To make or become young again” (OED)“To train and regain youthful ways of thinking and acting in order to deliver better results”
  • 10. help at hand It is possible to train and regain a Young Brain iphone/ipad “BrainAge Test” amazon.co.uk
  • 11. Young Brains CVs Open Imaginative to Risk takers & creative change Entrepreneurs Salespersons Energetic & Always Team learning workers confident Networkers
  • 12. Famous Young Brains
  • 13. About Futures Coaching Celebrating 5 years!Working for great clients Doing great things Anticipating * the future of retail * the future of offices * the future of banking * the future of Asian women Innovating * rejuvenating product offers * consumer healthcare NPD Coaching * trends training for insight teams * personal rejuvenation training Speaking * engagements from Taipei to Toronto Researching * management interviews * expert in-depths * consumer focus groups
  • 14. Rejuvenate withWeb: www.futurescoaching.comEmail: chris@futurescoaching.com

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