“Insufficient insight invites inaction!” – #Futurist Jim Carroll
A fabulous photo from the folks at @cdspinow – the financial arm of the Canadian Dental Association – from my keynote for the Ontario Dental Association last Friday in Toronto, Canada.
The quote is a play on a famous phrase from Spock, but so appropritet to our times. You might think the world of dental care does not change much, or slowly, or not at all – but it does. The acceleration of 3D printing technologies for dental implants and more; the constant arrival of new materials and methodologies, ever more challenging patients, dentures and molars that connect via Internet-of-Things (#Iot) technology (yes, that’s a potential thing!) and more.
People and professions need insight into what comes next in order to align themselves to a faster future – without that, they become stuck, suffer from inertia, and fall behind or into irrelevance.
Here’s a question for you – what will you do today to gain the insight that you need to cure your own inertia?