Anticipate

The Art of Leading by Looking Ahead

 Anticipate

Author: Rob-Jan de Jong
Pub Date: January 2015
Print Edition: $27.95
Print ISBN: 9780814449073
Page Count: 288
Format: Hardback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814449080

Buy the book:

Buy the book thru Barnes and Noble. Buy the book thru AMAZON. Buy the book thru indiebound. Buy the eBook.
See other vendors.


Table of Contents

Contents

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xxi

Introduction 1

Unraveling the Mystery | The Vision Thing | Context Sensitivity | Short--Termism | Long-Term Language | The Battle

PART 1: VISIONARY CONTENT 11

Chapter 1: The Groundwork 13

Your Personal Vision | Vision 101 | Transformational Lead-ership | The Alpe d'HuZes | Core Ingredients | Logos, Ethos, and Pathos | The Dark Side

Chapter 2: Tapping into Your Imagination 31

Rejuvenated Restaurants | N.N. Living in a Permanent Pre-sent | The Image of the Future | Alice in Wonderland | Schemas, Assumptions, and Frames | Two-Faced Friends | Eternal Truths | The Grand Illusion | Cognitive Dissonance | Neural Networks | Breaking the Frame | That's Funny | Lat-eral Thinking | WWGD | Blue Ocean

PART 2: VISIONARY PRACTICES 55

Chapter 3: Developing Your Visionary Capacity 57

Visionary Shoes | Made, Not Born| Contained Emergence | A Development Framework | Seeing Things Early | Con-necting the Dots | 2x2 | Followers | Trend Hoppers | Histori-ans, or Cynics | The Visionary | Deepening the Framework | Narcissistic Distraction

Chapter 4: Seeing Things Early 83

Reducing Thoughtlessness | Signal and Noise | The Theory of the Car Crash | Market Transitions | Toys in the Board-room | The Priming Phenomenon | FuturePriming | Fu-tureFacts | More Manifestations | The Four Golden Rules | Food for Thought | Missing Traffic Signs | Rubber Hits the Road | Creativity Ignited

Chapter 5: Connecting the Dots 109

June 12, 2005 | A Belgian Tale | Black Swan? | The Tunnel Vision | -Irrationality Rules | Frame Blindness | Overconfi-dence | The Mysterious Guru | Creating Memories of the Future | Shell's Awakening | The Fall of Fortis | Groupthink | So What? | Brilliant or Foolish? | Responsible Visionary Leadership

PART 3: VISIONARY SELF 149

Chapter 6: Your Visionary Self 151

On Becoming a Visionary Leader | You! | Utzon's Master-piece | Jumping Off the Eiffel Tower | Passion and Authenticity | Discovery Mode | Covey, Stories, and Pearls | Mediating Reality | Danone's Ecosystem

Chapter 7: Mindful Behavior 173

Solar Roadways | Mindfulnesslessness | Foolish Consisten-cy | Mindfulness, Take Two | Curiosity | Powerful Questions | Conversation -Surprise | Working Your Swing | Recategorizing Practices | New Information Practices | Multiple View Practices

PART 4: VISIONARY COMMUNICATION 197

Chapter 8: Igniting Your Followers 199

Hygiene Factors | Gettysburg Address | The Power of Lan-guage | Workhorse Verbs | Notions of Loss | A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words | Memorable Metaphors | Ac-tionable Analogies | Let Me Tell You a Story . . . | Data with a Soul | Jobs & Pausch | Visionary Checklist

Appendix A: Strategic Questionnaire 229

Appendix B: Values List 233

Appendix C: 25 Visionary Development Practices 237

Notes 243

Index 255

Search the full text of this book

Share

Order Now!

For single copy purchases of any AMACOM title, you can connect directly to the online retailer of your choice, from the list below, to buy the title you have selected. Most of our links will take you directly to that title on the site, making your shopping experience easier. You can also visit your local retailer, and if the book is not on their shelves they can special order it for you.

Retailers: Please contact us to change or add a listing.

Buying in Bulk?

We have very competitive discounts starting at 5 copies, as well as personal service, for bulk orders. Simply contact our Special Sales Department. Call 800-250-5308 or 212-903-8420 and ask for Special Sales. You can also email: SpecSlsWeb@amanet.org