Setting the Stage for Future-Oriented Leadership

Setting the Stage for Future-Oriented Leadership

Professor Sam Miller explores the idea of Full Spectrum Thinking, as discussed in Bob Johansen's book. Whether you are a business owner, a manager, a teacher, a parent, or retired, the idea of framing ambiguous questions and clarity on future-oriented planning is applicable to life, especially in current times.

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Presented by Samuel Miller

Meet the Faculty

Presented by Samuel Miller

Sam Miller

Director of Undergraduate Studies – Innovation & Entrepreneurship and Associate Teaching Professor, Mendoza College of Business

Sam Miller

Sam Miller teaches coursework in entrepreneurship and strategic foresight at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the Mendoza College of Business. Mendoza is a leader in developing and delivering course work in foresight as a lens for emerging opportunities and disruptive innovation. Since 2008, Professor Miller has been a member of the team that developed and launched this pioneering program.

Miller holds a Master of Science in Engineering from Northwestern University, an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan, and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Illinois. In 2009, Sam was recognized as one of “21 People Who Will Change Business” by BusinessWeek. In 2015, Miller was recognized as one of the Top 100 Professors of Entrepreneurship around the globe by Hot Topics. He is a member of the Association of Professional Futurists and World Future Studies Federation and has been a frequent speaker on sustainable innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Pre-Reading

Presented by Samuel Miller

Required reading prior to webinar:

Full Spectrum Thinking

Presented by Samuel Miller

This video provides an introduction to the idea of full spectrum thinking and Bob Johansen’s book.

Asking Ambiguous Questions

Presented by Samuel Miller

Professor Miller discusses the idea of foresight and the ability to ask and answer ambiguous questions.

Looking Back From the Future

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Professor Miller discusses future-oriented leadership and discussion with the idea of looking back from the future, but acting now (with clarity—but not certainty).

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Prepare for Next Week

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