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.
Goggles enabled swimmers to break records. Here is what a futurist might have done in this development.