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Joe Murphy is a professional futurist with an MBA and research expertise from experience as a librarian. Joe’s expertise in Foresight are applied to strategy, innovation, research, and leadership/management.
Last year I had the honor of being invited to present at the Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference in New Hampshire for an audience of educators aka heroes. I presented about methods for applying Strategic Foresight (the tools of futures studies).
literacy in business, technology, and strategy for the future.
Reflections on Popular Mechanics article about futurists from my perspective as a student of foresight and business.
“Enter the futurist.” Popular Mechanics has published an article about the work of futurists. Here I also include additional insights from futurist Glen Hiemstra
Reading Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Self-Reliance this week unexpectedly influenced my philosophy of strategic foresight. I was struck by much, including these snippets which add perspective to foresight Consistency and Conformity: On the topic of consistency, Emerson’s words balance the ego tied to accuracy of futures work with the professional maturity to revise and update. “The other […]
Major elements of Foresight align with elements of transformational leadership
With formal training in strategic foresight I would now place trends in context alongside mission, forecasting, and vision setting.