6Fourth Step: Discover What Can and Must Be Done

THE FOURTH STEP of a transformative scenario planning project is for the team to see what their scenarios tell them about what they can and must do. These conclusions may be about actions that they need to take to adapt to things they cannot influence, or about actions to influence things they can. These conclusions may be about actions that they need to take jointly or separately. In this step, the team crystallizes their intentions.

Clarifying What to Do Together and Separately

In 2008, Old Mutual, the financial services group that had sponsored one of the South African scenario projects that preceded Mont Fleur, initiated a new project: the Dinokeng Scenarios.1 (Dinokeng is a Sepedi word meaning ...

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