Archive for November, 2011

ConsumerShift is out!

November 29, 2011

My book on the future of values, ConsumerShift: How Changing Values Are Reshaping the Consumer Landscape, is now available on Amazon for a special introductory price of $16.47! If you’d like to order bulk copies (10 or more), I can offer an additional discount from my personal stash. Better still, if you’d like me to […]

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Experiments Into the Future of Aging

November 20, 2011

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Houston Futures Scanning Hits- 11.15.2011

November 16, 2011

President Obama announced just three weeks ago that the United States would be leaving Iraq.  While this sits differently with the certain groups of the American people, all parties that have witnessed the Iraq war will be happy to see their servicemen leave the area to come back home.  There are stark reminders of the […]

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Which Type of Futurist Are You?

November 15, 2011

As part of my doctoral research on “Integrating Foresight into Organizations,” at Leeds Metropolitan U, I’ve had to think about the different types of futurists in thinking through what “success” is for foresight, as different types are likely to have different expectations for success. I propose types that vary along three dimensions, with most futurists […]

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Solving Tough Problems: A Futures Book Review

November 8, 2011

Solving Tough Problems is about conflict resolution, communication, and using scenarios to think about the future. Although it’s marketed as a business book, the material is applicable globally to all individuals and all sectors of society. Decision-makers, policy makers and those who seek to influence the same are the most likely audience of readers who […]

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