John Naisbitt

John
Naisbitt
1929

American Author, Futurist, Public Speaker, Author of Megatrends

Author Quotes

Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives… From an Industrial Society to an Information Society... From Forced Technology to High Tech/High Tech/High Touch... From a National Economy to a World Economy… From Short Term to Long Term… From Centralization to Decentralization… From Institutional Help to Self-Help… From Representative Democracy to Participatory Democracy… From Hierarchies to Networking… From North to South… From Either/Or to Multiple Option.

Change occurs when there is a confluence of both changing values and economic necessity, not before.

We must learn to balance the material wonders of technology with the spiritual demands of our human race.

We are shifting from a managerial society to an entrepreneurial society.

We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge.

The new leader is a facilitator, not an order giver.

Strategic planning is worthless - unless there is first a strategic vision.

Intuition becomes increasingly valuable in the new information society precisely because there is so much data.

In an information society, education is no mere amenity; it is the prime tool for growing people and profits.

In a world that is constantly changing, there is no one subject or set of subjects that will serve you for the foreseeable future, let alone for the rest of your life. The most important skill to acquire now is learning how to learn.

The most exciting breakthrough of the twenty-first century will occur not because of technology, but because of an expanding concept of what it means to be human.

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First Name
John
Last Name
Naisbitt
Birth Date
1929
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American Author, Futurist, Public Speaker, Author of Megatrends