Wicked Opportunities: 7 Shifts in the Age of Opportunity

Originally published in Rotman Management Magazine’s Winter 2015 Issue: Wicked Problems III In my work as an innovation strategist, I have had the privilege of witnessing a global pattern arising over the past decade. Not only does it have a distinct form and defining...

Sobotics: Wired for Next Part 2

“The robots are coming!” This phrase has been used in countless books, articles and news programs over the past several years to describe the march of our mechanical counterparts toward their enshrinement as an indispensable part of our daily lives – and for...

Unconscious Futures Modeling

In recent years, huge companies such as Google and Facebook have adopted the practice of “Unconscious Bias Modeling,” taking their employees through workshops to uncover hidden biases and assumptions that are impacting innovation, diversity, creativity and decision...

3 Ways You Can Begin Leading From the Future

If you’re in a position of leadership today, then you’ve definitely experienced what it means to be “environmentally challenged.” Normally, this phrase refers to the frustration of being too small or too tall in a world made for “normal” people. Maybe the shelf is too...