Create The Future 

Use the companion workbook to plan, prepare and create the future of your business, your work or your career. 

    Dealing with uncertainty? 

    Feeling unsure of 'what's next'? 

    Follow a step by step plan to help you plan ahead. 

    We pay for the workbooks and ask that you pay shipping of $10.00. Include the 2nd edition copy of the book for + $9.95 shipping, total shipping of $19.95 ! This is a 60% savings than  if you were to buy each book retail + you get the E-book version too. You will receive a digital download version immediately after checkout. Your information is secured with 256-bit encryption and will not be shared.

    About The Workbook

    The companion workbook is THE tool for helping you to work through a series of questions and exercises that will provide insights and direction for you next steps!

    Readers Who Use The Workbook Will Be Able To:

      • Leverage the trends impacting your future, including human behaviors &technology

      • Checklists and questionnaires on your current future readiness

      • Group activities including mindmapping and brainstorming tools

      • How to work through the PREDICT model to get a clear picture of your future

      • Step by step process to map out potential actions and options for what's next 

      • Leverage the WOW model to strategically plan next steps for you and your future

      What If You Had The Secret To Create The Future?! 

      Strategies on 'how' to be future-ready!


      Increase your ability to motivate and engage your teams to be future ready. 


      Future proof your career and your success by building your work skills. 

      Business Owners

      Grow your business with research on people and technology trends.

      Start Ups

      Map out your business strategy including crowdsourcing and the NextMapping process.


      Create a steady pipeline of clients with key insights on customer behaviors. 


      Grow your business through collaboration & strategic alliances.

      Take a Look Inside the Workbook

      Section 1 - Technology - identify ideal use of technology from a few perspectives. 

      How have you experience seamless tech as a customer and how does your company leverage tech?


      Section 2 - Being Human - gain perspective on how human behavior has shifted from past to present and how to adapt to future changes in humans. 


      Section 3 - PREDICT The Future - work through the PREDICT model to identify patterns, opportunities and changes needed to create a new future reality. 


      Section 4 - Self Scoring Summary Of Part One - work through the self-assessment of the first part of the workbook to evaluate your understanding and progress.


      Section 5 - Mindset Of Navigators Of The Future - identify the mindsets of a change leader and rate yourself to see where you stand. Find out the attributes of an abundant mindset. 


      Section 6 - Trust is Key to Create The Future - Find out if you invoke trust as a leader and how to create a culture of trust to engage everyone in innovation. 


      Section 7 - A Very Human Future With Robots, AI And Automation - Find out more about leveraging technology with a 'people first' focus. How to streamline, automate and make the most of technology. 


      Chapter 8 - NextMapping To Create Your Future of Work. How to create the future and future of work with the NextMapping model and planning tool. 

      5 Reasons You Need This Workbook

      #1. Identify and apply knowledge of trends that are shaping the future

      Information is power - find out the trends in society, technology and human behavior that are quickly shifting the future. Knowing the trends and keeping an 'eye' out for the future provides you with foresight and competitive advantage.


      #2. Increase success by actively using a tool to 'predict' your future

      What if you had a crystal ball? The PREDICT model in this book, helps you plan out potential futures available to you personally, professionally or for your business.


      #3. Strategic alliances for the future to elevate success

      The future is shared and collaborative - using the 'me to we' model learn how to shift your thinking towards greater collaboration to increase your success.


      #4. Turn today's challenges into future opportunities

      Today's challenges include the fast pace of change, recruiting and retaining top talent, keeping up with digital transformation and more. Discover how to turn the challenges into opportunities to lead change to create solutions.


      #5. Robots and AI - Oh My! What It Means For You

      With technological innovation rapidly accelerating it can be scary to think of the future of work. Map out how to ensure you are always guaranteed 'work' in the future. The future is meaningful work, not jobs. This requires a new way of thinking about the future.

      Praise for NextMapping Founder

      Cheryl Cran!

      A highly informative book!


      “Nextmapping” is a book that provides strategies and ideas on how to prepare people and businesses to adapt to the rapidly changing face of artificial intelligence, automation, and robotics. What I like most about the book is the PREDICT acronym which helps the reader to anticipate the future and better prepare for it." 


      F. Lee - Amazon Customer

      Essential reading for proactive professionals! 


      "Essential reading for any proactive professional willing to embrace the future of work. Supported by the latest trends and valuable data to carefully analyze the abrupt transformations impacting the future of work, this book is a valuable tool for anyone who wishes to learn how to anticipate and navigate the future with increased success."


      S. Siseles - VP Intl Freelancer

      Your Business Needs This Book! 


      “NextMapping is invigorating! If you are a business leader looking for strategies to move your organization to the next level, this book is for you. I appreciate Cheryl’s frank approach and her data-driven research provides credibility to her audience.”


      J. Hveem - COO Omnitel

      An interesting and inspiring read.


      "Cheryl's book looks at where business is headed in a world where AI and robotics play ever-increasing roles. Cran presents a vision of the future that is not far off. She discusses the importance of remaining on top of research to keep your business heading toward the future. "


      E. Craig - Amazon Reader

      A Riveting Read!


      "Cutting edge -leading edge principals that go beyond the intellect and connects with internal motivations. As soon as I read Chapter 1 I was riveted and inspired by the potential of technology and its positive impact. I especially appreciated the infographics for each chapter making it easy to see the recap of each chapter at a glance - brilliant!"


      T. Larocque - MCC

      A MUST read for entrepreneurs! 


      "With NextMapping, Cheryl is providing the entrepreneurial community the tools to prepare their organizations for a future world where behaviors and technology will intersect in ways no one could have imagined 20 years ago."


      J. Moriarity - Founder E3 

      About the Author

      Cheryl Cran is a #1 future of work influencer, an award-winning keynote speaker and a top global consultant.


      She is a highly sought consultant helping leaders, teams, and entrepreneurs to innovate, increase agility and lead the future of work at the speed of change. Her work has been featured in Washington Post, Huff Post, Metro New York, Entrepreneur Magazine, CNBC, RT Television, Global TV, and more. 


      Cheryl has authored 9 books and she regularly contributes as a future of work expert on and the Silicon Republic blog. 


      Clients include brands such as Amazon, AT&T, Oracle, Bell Mobility, Kaiser Permanente, DHS, World at Work, Aristocrat, Gartner, Upwork, Freelancer and many more. 


      She is the founder of NextMapping a future of work consultancy focused on helping leaders, teams, and entrepreneurs to build the strategies, skills, and solutions to create a future-ready workplace. 


      In 2012 Cheryl inducted into Canadian Speaker Hall of Fame 


      In 2014 named Consultant of the Year by TMI International 


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