Does it sometimes seem like very little is certain? Does that make it hard to plan – to the point where you don’t plan and just take care of what’s required immediately? I had a chance to speak with Daniel Burrus, one of the world's leading technology forecasters and business strategists and author of “Flash Foresight” a New York Times and Wall Street Journal best seller. He has an approach that helps you bring “the certain” into focus and then act on that certainty.

There is always uncertainty. A current list of things causing this uncertainty includes our government, Greece, the future of health care, the upcoming elections and the economy. The more uncertainty, the more people and companies tend to sit tight rather than moving forward. However, those who can see the future with clarity will make the right moves and prosper. This is partially dependent on the ability to identify trends (in business, weather, sales, etc.), and according to Dan there are more than 300 known cycles that we can count on.

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