Paul Schoemaker 12 October 2016

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Scanning the Periphery

The biggest dangers to a company are the ones you don't see coming. Understanding these threats - and anticipating opportunities - requires strong peripheral vision. In this article, Paul Schoemaker expands on the concepts covered in his third talk at CRF's 8th International Conference.

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Scenario Planning - Developing the Right Mindset

In his second presentation from CRF's 8th International Conference, Paul Schoemaker, continues to describe the concept of scenario planning and takes a look at how we can develop the right mindset for scanning the future. The key is to master the six key disciplines and behaviours: anticipate, challenge, interpret, decide, align and learn.

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