Creating Foresight-Fueled Action: Tamarah Usher

On this episode of Creating Foresight-Fueled Action, Yvette Montero Salvatico speaks with Director of Slalom Strategy [S2] and TFS Alumna, Tamarah Usher to discuss a variety of topics around how to make foresight stick for yourself and in an organization.

Creating Foresight-Fueled Action: Lonny J Avi Brooks

In this interview, Lonny J Avi Brooks, PhD, and The Futures School Co-Founder Frank Spencer discussed compelling topics including how the famous black sociologist and civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois spoke of sharing “undiscovered stories” to transport people into the future.

Creating Foresight-Fueled Action: Jenny Dinnen

In this interview, Certified Foresight Practitioner and Co-Owner & President of MacKenzie Corporation Jenny Dinnen chats with The Futures School Co-Founder Frank Spencer on topics ranging from how foresight has influenced her views on spirituality; the relationship between futures and agency; foresight implementation advice; and her thoughts on why the future of data must be an ethical place.

Creating Foresight-Fueled Action: Dawn La Valle

In this interview, Certified Foresight Practitioner and Director of Library Development Dawn La Valle talks about the role libraries play in building an experiential bridge between the present world and the future. She states that libraries are the last bastions of democracy on the face of the earth because everyone is welcome throughout their entire lives and thus are critical in creating an equitable and inclusive future for humanity.

Creating Foresight-Fueled Action: Nora Bateson

Originally recorded December 3, 2020 In this interview, Nora Bateson dives deep into the role of complexity in shaping the future, sharing the concept of Warm Data as well as her thoughts on personal and collective agency, cooperating with emergence to co-create novelty, and “being in mutually learning relationships.” As Nora states, “what it means to be attentive to the future… it’s not about what I get out of it; it’s about what is made possible in the next moment.”…

Creating Foresight-Fueled Action: Kara Cunzeman

Kara Cunzeman is accustomed to the world of data in her quantitative-based organization. Of course, at the Center for Space Policy and Strategy at the Aerospace Corporation, you’d like to know that rocket scientists are being calculated in their projections. That doesn’t stop her from trailblazing a broad-based application of systematic foresight.

Creating Foresight-Fueled Action: Adam Sharpe

Adam Sharpe, Director of Learning at Metafuture, believes that young people are great futurists because they are open-minded and don’t cling to old systems. In his work, he fuels youth development projects across Asia with foresight, facilitating their growth in becoming change makers and advocates for complex issues.