Tag Archives: foresight

Reflections on how we future from the future: Strategic Foresight Presentation CMTC 2015

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).

Popular Mechanics Article on the Work of Futurists & My Reflections as One

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.

Popular Mechanics Article on “Real Occupation” of Futurists & Insights from Glen Hiemstra

“Enter the futurist.” Popular Mechanics has published an article about the work of futurists. Here I also include additional insights from futurist Glen Hiemstra

Emerson and Foresight

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 […]

The Art and Science of Leadership text plus Foresight

Transformational Leadership and/as Foresight

Major elements of Foresight align with elements of transformational leadership

Futures work swim goggles ex by Joe Murphy Librarian

How a Futurist Might Work – Olympic Swimming Goggles Example

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

Joe Murphy Librarian interviews Bruce Rosenstein author of Create Your Future the Peter Drucker way

Video Interview with Author of Create Your Future the Peter Drucker Way

Management + Foresight + Libraries. What leadership guru Peter Drucker teaches us about a future-focused mindset. An interview with author Bruce Rosenstein.