2017 is barely over, but our nation's business leaders are already thinking about the New Year and what it will bring. We ask nine of them to share their thoughts and predictions.
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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
Whether you realise it or not, we all spend a lot of time predicting the future. Is is it worth buying a home? Going to uni? Getting married? Buying that new gadget? We tend to be pretty bad at these types of predictions, but Freakonomics outlines some mental tricks for getting better at it.