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3 Ways to Challenge Assumptions

 An excerpt from The Guide to Natural® Foresight Framework:Ask “Why?” According to Timothy D. Wilson (2004), we receive 11 million bits of information every moment, but we can only consciously process 40 bits. This means that 99 percent of the information we process...

The Keyhole of the Present

An excerpt from The Guide to Natural® Foresight Framework: Long before the current craze around unconscious bias modeling, foresight professionals were using futures thinking as a critical element in breaking through assumptions and biases to create organizational,...

Living Companies: Turning Insight into Foresight to Tame the Future

  By Joana Lenkova In order to understand why I have such a strong passion for foresight, it’s helpful to get a glimpse into my background. For 15 years, I worked internationally in the field of Marketing, Innovation and Business Strategy across different FMCG,...

Defining Value

 An excerpt from The Guide to Natural® Foresight Framework:In an attempt to define the exponential change that is reframing our traditional operating systems and social structures, sociologist and futurist Ziauddin Sardar coined the phrase “Postnormal Times.” Based on...

Foresight-Fueled Strategy Case Study

 An excerpt from The Guide to Natural® Foresight Framework:The following case study showcases the value, in terms of practical impact and tangible outcomes, that foresight drives in strategy.SituationA North American Fortune 500 retail chain was launching its first...

Driving Impact in Strategy

           An excerpt from The Guide to Natural® Foresight Framework:While commonly used in business planning and development efforts, Strategic Foresight differs from strategic planning, which relies largely on spreadsheet based models to extrapolate historical...

Let’s Get Technical – Natural Foresight® Framework

An excerpt from The Guide to Natural® Foresight Framework: The Natural Foresight® Framework is presented in four technical facets: Discover, Explore, Map, and Create.   Discover: We must look past our present-day models and ideas in order to recognize disruptors...

Defining Strategic Foresight

An excerpt from The Guide to Natural® Foresight Framework: Strategic Foresight is a decades-old discipline that allows us to create functional views of alternative futures and possibilities. Through this process, organizations and people are better prepared for...

Sense, Mesh, and Transform: The Natural Foresight® Mindsets

 To drive value in an ever-changing world of increasing chaos, complexity and contradictions, we must adopt new ways of thinking that will guide our actions for breakthroughs. The Natural Foresight® framework behavioral competencies include three mindsets that are...

The Origins of Natural Foresight®

 The Natural Foresight® Framework mirrors complex systems and, ultimately, the model of the nested panarchy. This excerpt from The Guide to the Natural Foresight Framework explains the theories supporting the Natural Foresight® Framework. It discusses how the...

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