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John Naisbitt Quotes





In a world that is constantly changing, there is no one subject or set of subjects that will serve you for the foreseeable future, let alone for the rest of your life. The most important skill to acquire now is learning how to learn.
 

In an information society, education is no mere amenity; it is the prime tool for growing people and profits.
 

In their search for quality, people seem to be looking for permanency in a time of change.
 

Intuition becomes increasingly valuable in the new information society precisely because there is so much data.
[Intelligence]
 

Lawyers are like beavers: They get in the mainstream and dam it up.
 

Leadership involves finding a parade and getting in front of it.
[Leadership]
 

One of the best-kept secrets in America is that people are aching to make a commitment, if they only had the freedom and environment in which to do so.
[Capitalism]
 

Strategic planning is worthless - unless there is first a strategic vision.
 

The big-business mergers and the big-labour mergers have the appearance of dinosaurs mating.
[Capitalism]
 

The most reliable way to forecast the future is to try to understand the present.
 

The new leader is a facilitator, not an order giver.
 

Trends, like horses, are easier to ride in the direction they are going.
 

Value is what people are willing to pay for it.
 

We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge.
 

We are shifting from a managerial society to an entrepreneurial society.
 

We must learn to balance the material wonders of technology with the spiritual demands of our human race.