From Tragedy of the Commons toward Imagination Literacy

The inaugural month of the new REFRAME magazine has come to a close! Here’s a recap of the thought leadership we covered.  Week One: Discovering Imagination LiteracyDISCOVER the root causes of the long-standing issue Tragedy of the Commons through Causal Layered...

Creating Foresight-Fueled Action: Ytasha Womack

In this webcast, author, filmmaker and scholar Ytasha Womack talks with Kedge Principal Frank Spencer about the role that her work in Afrofuturism and Futures Thinking plays in fostering hope, imagination and transformation in communities around the world. She touches...

Mapping the Future of Imagination Literacy

Visualize the movement from today’s Wicked Problem – Tragedy of the Commons – toward the transformational Wicked Opportunity – Imagination Literacy. The map tells a story of the data points we’ve uncovered during this month’s...

4 Ways to Overcome Blind Spots Using Strategic Foresight

 Originally appeared on GreenBook Blog in January 2018 Unconscious bias refers to the stereotypes, both negative and positive, that exist in our subconscious and affect our behavior (including data selection and interpretation). Interest in unconscious bias modeling...

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...