5 Critical Things to Help You Successfully Prepare For AI

Although it feels like digital has been around in one form or another for a while now, we are really only at the very earliest stages of what will be a transformational digital revolution. One that will affect all aspects of how we live, work and engage with each other. The first wave of digital […]

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How to Use a Futurist

You keep hearing the word “futurist.” But what do we actually do? How can we help businesses, nonprofits, academic institutions and more achieve “future-smart” results? How can we help you? Please download our free 44-page ebook to read how 24 futurist colleagues from countries all over the world, and Leading Thought, achieve impact for our […]

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Adding meaning to thought leadership

I met Mignon van Halderen some years ago when her, Kym Kettler-Paddock and I collaborated on a book titled “Thought Leadership how to differentiate your company and stand out from the crowd” Mignon then founded the The Dutch School of Thought Leadership. This blog post is written by her and it gives a fascinating insight […]

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40 Futurists on the Future of Work

Download this free ebook:¬†GuidetoFutureWork.pdf, that showcases the advice that 40 futurists offer to young people on the future of work. It’s not only valuable to Millennials and Gen Z. I’m sure we Boomers could learn a lot from this wisdom, grouped into Attitude, Skills, and Contribution. Enjoy (and please share and comment): GuidetoFutureWork

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The Value Futurists Offer Business in a Complex, Uncertain World

Join me and Dawna Jones of Insight to Action as we discuss: Why futures-thinking is so invaluable to individuals and organizations today; The real scoop (based on research evidence, not scare-mongering opinion) on how jobs will be affected by increasing automation; How artificial intelligence will impact retail salespeople, librarians, nursing staff, and human resources professionals; […]

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Build Influence to Boost Your Business: Advice from Ian Cleary

Influence. Wouldn’t we all like to have more of it? After all, that’s how we shape, positively effect and impact the thoughts, feelings, and behavior of others. In this 20-minute video presentation (part one of a 4-part series), top social media specialist Ian Cleary of Razor Social provides robust information on how to build your […]

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Women of Foresight: Changes in Education for Future Student Success

Education. A topic that remains hotly debated all over the world. Especially now, as we struggle to find our footing as our futures hurtle towards us, faster and more profoundly different than ever before. What changes do existing schools and colleges need to make to better prepare students for the trends we already see? Together […]

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How To Stand Out in a Crowded Market, with Ian Cleary of Razor Social

We all need to¬†differentiate ourselves in order to avoid becoming commoditized. But that can seem impossible in an over-crowded marketplace. Such as social media, for example. So, I asked entrepreneur Ian Cleary to describe how he achieves both influence and financial success with¬†Razor Social, a community-focused business that helps marketers and business owners scale their […]

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40 Futurists: Your Child’s Success in Tomorrow’s World of Work

For the second part of this Expert Round-Up, (access part one here), the world-renowned futurists I contacted pitched in on the future skills they believe your child will need to enhance their relevance and marketability. Others focused on the importance of making a contribution to the world and an overall satisfaction with their lives in […]

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UNESCO Futures Studies Chair: Your child’s futures work

Concerned about your child’s (or your own) futures? Not least what they might do for work? Here’s the inspiring story of UNESCO’s new Chair in Futures Studies, Sohail Inayatullah: When I was a high school student at the International School of Kuala Lumpur, I asked my father for advice before going to university. I told […]

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