How do we promote future thinking
and innovation in our libraries?
with Stacey Aldrich
“When it comes to the future, there are 3 kinds of people,
those who let it happen,
those who make it happen,
those who wonder what happened.”
John M. Richardson, Jr.
When it comes to the future, which kind of person are you?
A. one who lets it happen
B. one who makes it happen
C. one who wonders what happen
How many of you work in organizations that
have clear models and support for future thinking,
innovation, and action?
What are the challenges of creating an organization
that is forward thinking and moving?
Clarity of Roles
Strategic Plan Organizational Values
(direction) (how we work together) (How we serve)
Communication Learning Method for
Transparency & Tools Organizational Learning
Feedback loop with Attitudes
stakeholders Scarcity vs. abundance? Optimism vs. Pessimism