Peter Schwartz Quotes.

1. "A few years ago writer Art Kleiner interviewed the late W. Edwards Deming, founder of the quality movement first in Japan and then in the United States. What was the greatest pleasure he took in his work? Learning! the ninety-two-year-old Deming thundered, and steered the conversation to what his interviewer could tell him."
- Peter Schwartz, The Art of the Long View

2. "Sources of Surprise: Make the time to read outside your immediate specialty—if necessary, taking time from more active tasks. Stick bookmarks in promising places, then graze the marked passages later. Allow yourself to become enthralled once in a while."
- Peter Schwartz, The Art of the Long View

3. "Knowledge is the only kind of wealth that multiplies when you give it away,"
- Peter Schwartz, The Art of the Long View

4. "if you wanted to see the future you could not go to conventional sources of information."
- Peter Schwartz, The Art of the Long View

5. "Informal, Explicit, Relevant … and Fun A strategic conversation is a carefully thought-out but loosely facilitated series of in-depth conversations for the key decision-makers throughout an organization. Strategic conversations don’t exist in addition to existing planning efforts; they are effective ways of framing the planning efforts that already take place, to further illuminate the decisions that are already being made."
- Peter Schwartz, The Art of the Long View

6. "And there is, of course, a filter within yourself. When a book, or magazine article, or idea makes you uncomfortable, notice your exact reaction. If you're bored, move on. If you feel threatened, stay with it and see what troubles you."
- Peter Schwartz, The Art Of The Long View: Planning For The Future In An Uncertain World

7. "scenario creation is a function of good imagination."
- Peter Schwartz, Learnings from the Long View

8. "an inadequate diversity of views. Our"
- Peter Schwartz, Learnings from the Long View

9. "Diversity really does matter. Inviting people into the conversation who make you uncomfortable is a very good idea. Sometimes"
- Peter Schwartz, Learnings from the Long View

10. "an inadequate diversity of views."
- Peter Schwartz, Learnings from the Long View

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