Keep the game, change the rules

This post is a reworked version of a post I found here. Via my twitter account (@Leyssensj) I regularly post interesting articles on entrepreneurship, innovation and management. Feel free to follow me!

In todays post I’d like to talk about planning, setting goals and predicting the future of your market. Bottom line: “You have no idea what’s going to happen to your industry”.

Long term goals vs. long term planning

Admitting you have no idea what’s going to happen may sound scary at first. Acknowledging you do not control your industry might lead to the idea you have no idea what you’re doing. This is mainly because long term goals are often mistaken for a long term planning.

People are horrible at planning stuff, if you can’t even plan 1 day properly without shifting meetings, how are you going to get a 5-year planning correct? The solution…

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About leyssensjan

Jan Leyssens is a designer and entrepreneur who strongly believes you can’t turn sustainability into a positive story if your main focus is on negative impact. When designing, he is always looking for the overlap between activism and entrepreneurship, technology and community. His main expertise lies in strategic business model development, Circular Economy, the makermovement, and social innovation. With a background in Industrial Design, Jan quickly shifted his focus towards business design and using the design process in strategic management. Jan is the father of two kids and founder & CEO of Regenerative Design, co-founder of Full Circle, ImpactBoost, and the Circular Design map, podcaster, storyteller, and changemaker.
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