In order to make an association ready to tackle any trending events in the future, one must make sure that they are armed in every form of strategical advancement. A great example of this forward thinking is how many presume that leadership is more powerful in a corporation in comparison to stewardship. If more companies realized just how important stewardship was across all systems, then more and more facilities would be excelling in preparedness and productivity.
- Jeff De Cagna challenged association to stop focusing on future-proofing organizations because this creates the idea that the future is an inherently negative phenomenon.
- The essence of building a future-ready association is the leadership should focus their association on learning the forces of future transformation and working with them.
- Building future ready associations involves new thinking and new action which this article will emphasize upon as long as how associations can pursue long-term thrivability with stakeholders.
“The numerous high-profile and high-stakes leadership failures we have seen across every sector of our society over the last three years have only strengthened my conviction that associations need less leadership and more stewardship to become future ready.”