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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...

Natural Foresight® Case Study: Personal Development

An excerpt from The Guide to Natural® Foresight Framework: Case Study: Foresight-Fueled Personal Development SituationA higher education administrator was at a career crossroads. As she approached the standard retirement age, traditional career mapping suggested a...

Emergent Learning

The learning environment cultivated inside of an organization either enables or deters leaders from growing and transforming their capabilities. We came across Sahana Chattopadhyay’s Medium article (published July 31st), “Six Enablers of Emergent Learning” which...

5 Common Reasons Why Foresight Efforts Fail

An excerpt from The Guide to Natural® Foresight Framework available to the public next month. Why do Foresight Efforts Fail? Creating a sustainable foresight practice for yourself or within our organizations can be a challenge. Our outdated systems may be faltering,...

The Push and Pull of the Future

 Watch a short clip of a talk that Kedge Principal Yvette Montero Salvatico gave in 2016. Yvette discusses intentionally and purposefully creating aspirational futures, and how Strategic Foresight methods and tools facilitate the ability to pull yourself to the...

The Most Powerful Mindfulness Is Future-Focused

Everyone is familiar with the importance of being mindful, but very few realize that this practice can be integrally tied to a futures mindset. In his recent article published in Psychology Today, Thomas S Bateman, discusses the concept of future mindfulness, which he...

Introduction to Holoptic Foresight Dynamics

On August 26th, TFS Co-founder Frank Spencer spoke at the Responsible AI/DI Summit in New York City. What is "Responsible" AI/DI ("RAIDI")?  It is the discipline of maximizing the positive social value of these powerful technologies, while minimizing their negative...

Armed Against the Sea of Uncertainties

“Whether ‘tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take arms against a sea of troubles and by opposing, end them.”Imagine, if you will, a dark and stormy night. Terror crackles or rips, or snaps through the streets like a...

Strategy for the 21st Century

During the Warring States period (475-221 BC) in Chinese history characterized by perpetual wars between divided states, strategists offered advice on how to conduct war, receiving payment for their services. These first strategy consultants were a group of traveling...

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