High Tech/High Touch and Megatrends 2000 author John Naisbitt has had his eyes set on the future for more than 20 years. In Mind Set!, he teaches audiences to understand today's trends and anticipate those of tomorrow. He identifies 11 key tools, which he calls Mind Sets, and explains how to use them while navigating the five forces that will dominate our lives in the coming decades. Mind Set! goes beyond Naisbitt’s far-sighted and accurate observations of our fast-changing work and discloses the secret of forecasting. John Naisbitt gives away the keys to the kingdom, opening the door to the insights that let him understand today's world and see the opportunities of tomorrow. He selects his most effective tools, 11 Mindsets, and applies them by guiding the reader through the five forces that will dominate the next decades of the twenty-first century. Illustrated by stories about Galileo and Einstein to today's icons and rebels in business, science, and sports, Mind Set! opens your eyes to see beyond media headlines, political slogans, and personal opinions to select and judge what will form the pictures of the future.
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John Naisbitt, author of the # 1 New York Times bestseller Megatrends, has been in the limelight of the publishing world ever since it was published 1982. As a New York Times number one bestseller for almost two years, it was one of publishing's greatest success stories, selling more than 14 million copies in 57 countries. The Wall Street Journal called John Naisbitt’s work “triumphantly useful…taking bearings in all directions and giving us the courage to do the same.”
Megatrends was followed by international bestsellers Re-inventing the Corporation, Megatrends 2000, Global Paradox, Megatrends Asia, High Tech High Touch and MindSet!.
John Naisbitt holds 21 honorary doctor degrees and professorships of American, Chinese and Russian Universities and of South Korea’s Pukyong National University.
In his early career John Naisbitt was an executive at Kodak and IBM. Age 34 John Naisbitt was appointed assistant secretary of education to President John Kennedy. After the president’s assassination he was special assistant to President Lyndon Johnson. Urged by the social and racial turbulences in America’s cities John Naisbitt began analysis social economic and political developments in the US, which led to publishing Megatrends in 1982.
After working together as publisher and author from 1995 to 2000, John Naisbitt and Doris Naisbitt, his former German language publisher, married in 2000 and began their collaboration as co-authors. They speak to audiences in Asia, Latin America, Africa, Europe and the US and have appeared on many television programs, written for first-tier publications, and addressed numerous government and policy-making institutions.