Episode 13: Daniel Burrus, future strategist and author of The Anticipatory Organization


Daniel Burrus, a strategic advisor, author, and “futurist” joins me today to discuss disruption and why we are so focused on the now, when we should be looking to the future.

 

Daniel Burrus is the author of The Anticipatory Organization, an advisor to a number of Fortune 500 companies, and one of the world’s leading futurists. He has a lot to say about hiring for the future and managing disruption, so join our conversation and pick up some great tips for businesses and recruiters.

 

Topics:

 

  • The unpredictability of the future
  • Linear change
  • “Missing Competency”
  • Anticipating disruptions
  • Hiring for the future
  • Ageism
  • Dealing with disruption
  • Three tips for recruiters

 

Quotes:

 

“I am passionate about teaching what I call the ‘missing competency’ and that is the ability to anticipate.” -Daniel Burrus

 

“We want people that are not only future-ready, but change-ready.” -Daniel Burrus

 

“If it can be done, it will be done; if you don’t do it, someone else will.” -Daniel Burrus

 

Resources:

 

The Anticipatory Organization

Daniel Burrus’ Website

Emotionally Intelligent Recruiter