10 Questions to Test Future Readiness in Your Organization

For Rainer Rilke, poet and novelist, the future wasn’t a distant and nonexistent concept that could be flippantly disconnected from the present. Rather, the seeds of the future were contained within the present, and those seeds were waiting to grow and blossom. To...

Why Do Many Corporate Foresight Efforts Fail?

You don’t need to look hard to find examples of companies that failed to adapt to the changing business and technology landscapes of their time. From Kodak to Britannica, the headlines have been littered with former brand icons which now find themselves struggling to...

How Creativity Grows from Natural Foresight®

One of the greatest deficits of our time is an impoverishment of “creativity generators” or cultures of creativity within our organizations. By becoming captive to the “bottom line” of Wall Street, our organizational and governmental expressions fell prey to extremely...

Why Natural Foresight® Makes Your Organization Healthier

Here’s a secret about futures thinking and foresight: It should be a natural part of your organizational processes and operations, an organic component of your business culture. In other words, foresight should naturally flow from organizational design, being just as...

What Ancient Cartography Can Teach Us about the Future

    As futurists, we never claim to be able to predict the future. Predicting means you reject all possible outcomes in favor of one that you’re certain will come to pass. With the rapid pace of change and increased complexity of today’s environment, a...