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
There are still some tasks that can only be accomplished by people. I remember going to Yahoo! back in 1995, just before everything exploded here in Silicon Valley. I was there with a number of cable TV executives (we had come down from Toronto to… Read More »How To Use Humans And Machines To Perfect Curation
What is the true motivation behind the creation of the internet? Wasn’t it intended to link every human in the world to every other human on the planet, and maybe even lead us into a future where all people will be able to comprehend one… Read More »The Internet Is All Wrong
One of the steps that follow “facing the future” and “feeling empowered to change yourself or your organization to build your ideal future” in the Foresight Leadership curriculum that I teach is “feeling empowered to change yourself or your organization to design your ideal future.”… Read More »Are You Willing To Take The Risk To Innovate?
Most of what you are reading on the internet, day in, day out, is a regurgitation of the past. There is “nothing new under the sun.” Many content creators – no matter the content – will tell you that there are no “new” stories –… Read More »Creating New Knowledge Eyes a Better 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 deal with this fact, and use it to forge their ideal futures. Part… Read More »do you feel empowered to take action on 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
As a futurist, I’m always thinking about and living in the future and the fantastic possibilities that the future holds. I look at the ideas generated during our ideation sessions, whether they are in the short term – where we are trying to develop products… Read More »Learn To Embrace The Future
Over the last few years, I’ve been championing products and services which appeal to the laziness inherent in all human beings. I figure that I do many things each day, which can quickly be whisked away by the proper automation. If that automation is correctly… Read More »We Have To Stop Struggling With Technology. Or Do We?
While it’s not explicitly mentioned in the earlier Star Trek series before Discovery, the Star Trek universe, as described, is a “post-scarcity economy.” If you are unaware of what that is, its an economy that has figured out how to eliminate scarce resources. Assumingly, in… Read More »Your Customers Want A Perfect World Today