Cover; Contents; Prologue:The end is the beginning; Introduction:Blindsided; 1 Expectations 0 -Reality 1; 2 The surprisedmind; 3 Corporate turbulence; 4 Hurricane winds of change; 5 The bad side; 6 Conclusion: A bright, uncertain future; Epilogue: Rebirth; Notes.
Everything in life is, in a sense, unexpected. From the people you meet to the events you experience. But sometimes the unexpected attacks. It eats at you and fundamentally changes where you are and where you are going. September 11, the credit crunch, and the rise of the World Wide Web are recent examples of agenda changing megaevents that we were forced to react to in some way or another.