No one can foretell the future. Or can they? There are many who purport to–and they are making a fortune. From meteorologists to investment advisers, prognosticating professionals are part of a multibillion–dollar industry. No longer merely fortunetellers, they are fortune sellers, offering us a commodity we′re more than eager to buy: the future.
In this piercing and provocative exposé, business consultant and forecasting expert William Sherden casts an unblinking eye on the booming business of predicting the future, separating fact from fallacy to show us not only how best to use the forecasts we′re given, but how to "select the nuggets of valuable future advice from amongst the $200 billion worth of mostly erroneous future predictions put forth each year.
When Chaos Rains.
The Dismal Scientists.
The Market Gurus.
Checking the "Unchecked Population".
Science Fact and Fiction.
The Certainty of Living in an Uncertain World.