Jonathan MacDonald


Best Selling Author & Keynote Speaker

One of life’s biggest truths is that things don’t always go according to plan.

The world is still redefining itself amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

With so many variables at play and an uncertain future, it becomes imperative to find ways to assess any opposing forces and become better prepared for what’s ahead.

One of life’s biggest truths is that things don’t always go according to plan.
Following this principle, the current situation can be considered a measure of life’s unpredictability, albeit on a very large scale.

However, the question remains; how do you handle these rapid changes optimally in both the short-term and long term?

Seasoned public speaker, futurist, and author, Jonathan MacDonald believes that adopting an overview of Productive Paranoia can prove a valuable resource in adjusting to the new pattern of operating and thriving in the long run as well!

In this revealing episode of The Few Podcast, co-hosts Boo and Sean invite this veteran analyst on board to offer clarification on what the concept of “productive paranoia” is, and how it can be leveraged to full use in 2021.

Explaining in detail the importance of how we respond to the changing circumstance, Jonathan MacDonald provides clear hints on how to plan with conviction for an uncertain future.

Here are some highlights of today’s episode:

  • Learn the art and science of designing the future with simple, efficient actions to start implementing today.
  • The steps to channelling productive paranoia to condense time and results in 2021.
  • Analysing the future in measurable milestones so you can tick off outcomes as you progress (which feels amazing).
  • How to create stability in unpredictability by developing strong rituals that compound success.
  • How to increase productivity and become a master of stepping outside your comfort zone.


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