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Get There Early by Bob Johansen

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7 Sensing and Sensemaking

To have, without possessing do without claiming, lead without controlling: this is mysterious power. —Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching

I’m particularly impressed with the power of small-group workshops to kindle creative thought. This chapter shows how to use workshops to draw out insight from foresight.

Stories and immersive experiences are very useful for leaders, but you still need to draw your own conclusions and create your own strategy if you are going to get there early and compete. Both sensing and sensemaking skills are needed. First, you sense what’s going on around you and what might be possible in the future. Then, you need to make sense of it all.

Sensing is basic to the “mysterious power” of leadership and ...

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