do you feel empowered to take action on the future?
One of the vital life learnings which many dismiss is that “life is change”. It has been my mission to help people and organizations deeply understand this fact of nature, learn to…April 5, 2021
why you shouldn’t suppress yourself
My wife and I sometimes watch sub-titled Japanese dramas. In essence, they are interestingly different from American fare, help me with my Japanese (hope to visit Tokyo sometime next year), and sometimes…April 12, 2020
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Many futurists have made dire predictions of the future of work, based on the emerging capabilities of AI. I’ve heard numbers of jobs lost in the millions, and one futurist says that…April 29, 2019
Look At The Present With The Lens Of The Future, Not With The Lens Of The Past.
When we as humans encounter something new, it’s normal to compare this new experience to any experience we had in the past. We are creatures of contrast – we can only understand…April 7, 2019
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Okay, call me a futurist but I am really excited about where augmented reality is headed. As with many things, the imagined applications of it are endless, but first it’s got to…October 23, 2017
How to distinguish “Disruptive” from “Impractical”
Futurists are usually right, at the wrong time. The thing about true innovation, is almost everything is an expansion on an older idea. It isn’t until time and technology converge at that…October 17, 2017
It’s the “crazy” ideas that change everything
Imagine if I went to my economics teacher in 1987 and explained any one of these seemingly crazy ideas to them: I’m going to ask a ton of brilliant authors and historians…October 11, 2017
Do You Let Your People Go There?
Next Time, Really Put Everything Is On The Table. Go There. The Hope: Your leaders take whatever risks they need to in order to get the job done. The Reality: Your leaders…July 27, 2017
Just Slightly Ahead of Our Time
Innovation & The Future Are Intertwined I love running foresight programs for our clients for many reasons. I think that we can have the most fun when we think about a period…July 13, 2017
Ten Years Ago I Made A Bunch Of Predictions. Which Were Right?
Predicting the Future Is Hard Back in 2007, I ran a program for my company which looked 10 years out into the future. It was a roaring success, and as part of…January 5, 2017
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