Saturday, March 31, 2018

The Monthly Foresight: The Future of Abundance Mar. 2018

Digital is the age of abundance. There is an abundance of data, an abundance of information, and even abundance of knowledge.

The effects of an increasingly digitalized world are now reaching into every corner of businesses and every aspect of organizations. Digital is the age of creativity and innovation, creativity is the most wanted trait for digital leaders and professionals today, and innovation is the light every organization is pursuing. Which themes shall you set to advocate digital transformation? What are your practices for building a hyperconnected and ever-evolving digital business ecosystem?

                      The Future of Abundance


A High-Potential Mind: The Abundance of Human Potential: The brainstorming of human potential can be understood as a process of continuous discovery. Just like we have not yet explored enough to understand the cosmos, so the discovery of what it means to be alive and to be human is an ongoing process. How to unleash the abundance of human potential is perhaps one of the best rewarding arenas for humanity.

The Future of Abundance? Abundance is directly related to who we ARE: Behind the eyes, the smile, and the body. The "abundance" is about awareness, within you, is who you ARE. It cannot be rocked, directed, or manipulated by anything. Once recognized, there are no limits, and, this is abundance.

Top Business Traits of Digital Maturity? High mature digital organizations are being called “Digirati.”, as they have the high-level digital capability not only to build digital innovations but also to drive enterprise-wide transformation. And they benefit from their actions as Digirati have significantly higher financial performance than their less digitally mature competitors. Generally speaking, they have following digital traits:

Unleash Business Potential and Accelerate Digital Maturity? Re-imaging the future of business is exciting, reinventing the business to get digital ready takes both bold leadership and strategic planning, navigating the different path for unleashing business potential needs to take a systematic approach and develop it into a more solid form, in order to evolve change and accelerate digital maturity.

The Abundance of Wisdom: Do we Have it yet Digital is the age of abundance. There is an abundance of data, an abundance of information, and even abundance of knowledge. But, wisdom is at the top of knowledge life cycle: the abundance of data, information and knowledge are not automatically equal to the abundance of wisdom. Many times, wisdom is still in scarcity, for human as species to survive and thrive, wisdom is the most important thing to push the world forward. Is there any essential value, or virtue, or principle that people need to follow in life that can gain more wisdom? And do you think wisdom is the very core to make human progress?

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