Have you ever wondered if NASA has made alien contact? Well, I know firsthand that they have, because I had the honor of being NASA’s alien visitor! In August 2017, I was asked to serve as the speaker for the NASA iTech Speaker Series at the Armstrong Flight Research Center in California. The room was filled with brilliant individuals who go to work every day to create ideas and innovations around space travel and exploration, private and commercial flight, and…
On this episode of Creating Foresight-Fueled Action, Frank Spencer met with Change Consulting Co-Founder Andrès Valenica to discuss Strategic Innovation in Latin America.
I had no idea that what I was doing in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s cultivate a passion in my heart for “artifacting the future” – creating the landscapes, devices, utilities and materials that would both define provocative images of the future and be born out of them.
Zan Chandler, Craig Mellott, and Adam Wilson discussed using design for racial and social equality as well as the convergence of design and foresight practices. Since design is about creating and influencing the future, the panel was in agreeance that design is also a great avenue through which we can democratize the future!
We will never be successful in navigating our way through uncertainty by only extrapolating historical data or exploring the possibilities that exist within our dominant narratives — our world is much too complex for such simple ways of thinking; we must move beyond adaptation or resilience as our response to the future, and begin cultivating a mindset of transformational change.
Valentina has deep knowledge and research in organizational learning (and unlearning), and sat down with TFS Co-Founder Yvette Montero Salvatico to learn her perspective on the future of learning. They discussed emerging landscapes of change that will impact learning, transformational opportunities for adaptive learning, the automated workforce, the relationship between complexity and knowledge transfer, and how to ensure learning is human-centered.
A new way of thinking first requires a fresh way of seeing and measuring the world around us. There are several ways you can challenge your worldviews through the Natural Foresight® Discover facet.