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"No one can guide leaders from every sector through the challenges of a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous world like Bob Johansen! As one of our leading thinkers, he offers insights, advice and practical steps we can use to anticipate the future."
--Robert Ivany, Former Commandant, US Army War College; current President, University of St. Thomas
"Get There Early is an indispensable new book for today's business leaders. We at Procter & Gamble having been working with IFTF and Johansen for many years, and have found their forecasts of the future and the process of taking these to action extremely helpful."
--Robert McDonald, Vice Chairman for Global Operations, The Procter & Gamble Company
"'Foresight to Insight' has been extremely valuable to inform and provoke the Campbell's s strategy. We worked with Johansen and IFTF to identify the Driving Forces and Impact Areas through a ten-year lens. The map we created will continue to influence how we lead and deliver on our mission to `nourish people's lives everywhere, everyday.'"
--Denise M. Morrison, President, Campbell USA
"Johansen's methodology of using foresight to stimulate insight is a starting point for understanding the effects of current demographic shifts on tomorrow's world."
--David E. Hayes-Bautista, Professor of Medicine, UCLA, and author of La Nueva California: Latinos in the Golden State
"Charities seek to make the world a better place. Get There Early is essential reading for us, since it teaches the why, what, and how in one source. If we don't get there early, we probably won't get there at all."
--Stephen Bennett, President and CEO, United Cerebral Palsy
"Johansen demystifies the proven tools of forecasting so they're accessible to everyone. Get There Early is a DIY handbook for anyone curious about the future."
--David Pescovitz, Co-Editor, BoingBoing.net; Editor-at-Large, MAKE; and Contributing Writer, Wired
"A masterful book, full of professional and personal wisdom and great examples every step of the way to getting you there first. If you are leading or hoping to lead in today's world, this is the stuff you don't get in school--but must have to compete."
--Bradley A. Perkins, MD, MBA, Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
I love this book. I have gained great knowledge reading it and plan to share the learned experience with others..Published 15 months ago by jen
The book was fine but it took forever for it to arrive and therefore I didn't have the book in time for spring break to read it, so I had to go get a library book instead. Read morePublished on March 29, 2010 by Mary Motyka
Get There Early is an important book. In this age of volitility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity, we all can use some help. Read morePublished on November 13, 2007 by Brian Hackett
I've worked closely with Bob Johansen and IFTF for the last decade. This book is a wonderful summary of all the meetings, conversations, techniques, and forecasts - of all the... Read morePublished on September 3, 2007 by Tim Van Roekel