Managing Toward the “Ideal Future”

A theologian who wrote broadly about hope, Jurgen Moltmann distinguishes between two different types of future: the ideal future and the expected future. Read on to learn how to tell the difference and strike a right balance.

The specific idea of Moltmann’s that stuck with me involved two terms: the adventus (the ideal future) and the futurum (the expected future). Moltmann discussed these in terms of the church, but every entrepreneur I’ve ever met, and plenty of managers at established business, has both an adventus and a futurum in mind. 

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