Tanja Schindler @ Global Foresight Summit 2020 - Futures Thinking is like learning how to dance to unknown music. Instead of being paralysed, a Futures Mindset gives us the skills of how to find a new rhythm until we are comfortable with a considerable amount of uncertainty and yet capable of making future-oriented decisions.
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Opening Future Summit 2020 , futurist Tanja Schindler shares with us some of her views on the future of business, education and human to robot interactions in the next years. Tanja is a co-founder of Futures Space and an international and award-winning Futurist for more than
Tanja Schindler is a passionate, international and award-winning Futurist for more than seven years and has international experience in foresight, innovation, leadership and strategy.
She holds a double MBA/Master of Strategic Foresight with distinction from Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia. Tanja also has a Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering with a Major in Electrical Engineering.
Through her international application of foresight, she sees the world from various perspectives and enables others to deal with the future and its uncertainty. Her focus is to emphasize the advantages of a Futures Mindset and she supports companies, start-ups and freelancers in understanding Futures Thinking as a holistic, sustainable and goal-oriented organizational and life direction.
Former working for large German corporates in the industrial and lighting sector, she now supports organizations to transform their businesses successfully into the future and contributes to Foresight projects at UNESCO, the EU Commission and WFP.
Lastly, she is also the founder and guardian of the global community Futures Space. There, she explores the future with more than 400 members from 50 countries, and creates together with futurists, thought leaders and companies from all over the world, future maps to identify future challenges and to actively and jointly shape the future.
Since January 2021 she is also Vice-Chair of the board of directors of the Association of Professional Futurists.
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Travel with me in the year 2030. How does the world look like? How would you adapt? What has changed? Get out of your comfort zone and handle the future.
SPEECHES & TALKS
In school, we learned how to make sense of the past, but nobody told us how to handle the future. A Futures Mindset is all you need to handle the uncertainty of the future.
Learn how to shape the future in your own way. What is your purpose, vision and how do yo get there without neglecting other possibilities of how the future can unfold?
DIGITAL HOME FOR FUTURISTS
With this community, we’re building the Digital Home for Futurists, where we trust, enjoy and empower collaboration. We invite you to challenge your thinking outside from your organisations or usual surrounding, to bring more purpose and value into the world.