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How individuals can revisualise the future and create tomorrow through small unique ideas.

This is the age of the individual who with their individual small ideas make a big difference to our world.

A different way to look at the future by one of the worlds leading futurist

Minifesto will inspire and expose how the world of small ideas is waiting to happen.

Fascinating stories of how small ideas came about and have today become a significant part of our daily lives.

BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: LID Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-910649-56-5

FORMAT: 216 x 138mm

Bookbinding: Paperback

Number of pages: 208pp


Author

Magnus Lindkvist

Magnus Lindkvist is an international futurist and consultant. He is the author of Everything We Know and When the Future Begins.


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While Lindkvist’s ideas are anything but small, this blurb can be tiny: This Is Great.

Ben Hammersley, RSA Fellow,Wired journalist, Internet Visionary and author of Approaching the Future: 64 Things You Need to Know Now for Then

Magnus Lindkvist is not only a world-class trendspotter and a futurologist with uncommonly deep insights into the shape of things to come, he is also a highly original thinker. In thisMinifestohe has condensed a remarkable amount of challenging and contrarian thinking into a rousing defense of small, but not insignificant, ideas. Itis a refreshing attack on pompous futures thinking and overly broad claims regarding the future, and champions humility and creativity in the face of the profoundly unknowable. An important book for all those who care about the world tomorrow.

Professor Alf Rehn, innovation thought-leader, listed on the 2016 Thinkers50 Radar as one of the 30 management thinkers most likely to shape the future of how organizations are managed and led

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