As motorists, we continually scan the areas of the road to our left, right, and behind us, but the most important place to examine is immediately in front of us. Therefore, our driving teachers have stressed the need to always focus on the roadway in… Read More »the future is coming faster than you think
Some people are fascinated by the past and enjoy reflecting on and learning about everything that has occurred up until the present time (possibly thinking that they will learn from it). Some individuals enjoy living in the present because it allows them to be aware… Read More »Are You Living in The Past or The Future?
I have spent the better part of the past few years advocating for goods and services that cater to the inherent slothfulness in all human beings. I’ve concluded that the automation of many of the daily tasks would make my life significantly easier. If the… Read More »Are We Ready To Give Up Agency To Save Time?
Are You Looking Far Enough Into The Future? Since our earliest days as primitive savannah wanderers, we humans have had a natural tendency to prioritize immediate gratification above achieving more far-reaching goals. Along with the capacity for thought and reason, human beings are the only… Read More »How Are Those Long Range Scanners Working Out?
There are a lot of reasons why I enjoy facilitating our customers’ foresight initiatives. It is easier to help your inventors disconnect their current day-to-day jobs from the future which they are developing ideas for, and it is less restrictive than asking them to come… Read More »You Can’t Innovate Without Thinking About The Future
What kind of futurist are you? I was actually asked this once at a job interview. I replied, “Is there more than one kind?” A futurist should envision a positive future and then actively forge that future. Unlike most futurists, I’m optimistic about the future.… Read More »Face The Future Without Fear: Tomorrow Is Yours To Choose
One of the most challenging things to convince people is the essential need to “look farther out.” Most people are so focused on the very near term – looking no more than a year or a quarter out, that they never lift their gaze into… Read More »The Future Is More Important Than Ever
Have you heard of the term “shaking the box”? It’s a great way to trigger new thinking – or at least try to unearth current hidden thinking. When encountering a situation, you go into it with the express purpose of creating disruption, just to see… Read More »Are You Shaking The Box?
Over the last few months, we’ve had major crises that have mostly affected major urban centers or cities. Does this mean that the prominence of cities is over? How does that affect you? First, the COVID-19 pandemic forced everyone globally to shelter-in-place. Large cities worldwide… Read More »have we killed the city?