Jan
14
2015
Reflecting on How You Think & Why
Jan
10
2015

The Effect of Culture

A core purpose of of using a foresight process, is to expose how culture edits our experience of reality and frames possibilities and our CAPACITY to IMAGINE and act beyond its parameters. To expose this editing and its effects is a core element of using a foresight process. This is part of critical thinking, to…

Jan
07
2015

How do you develop creativity

Foresight work helps develop increased capacity and openness. Because how we think when done unconsciously, limit creativity, innovation and resilience. Foresight is as a form of practical imagination. As Jim Dator provacates no matter how ridiculous an idea may seem, it may have real implications for what we do, in short it can impact on…

Jan
06
2015

Why use a trained futurist for strategy development

Our thinking and assumptions about the future underpin the decisions we make. Thus our actions are the effects of our assumptions about the future. So one thing foresight works seeks to do is to help organisations make transparent their mental models, assumptions and beliefs so they can be discussed, challenged and more importantly explored in a…

Jan
05
2015

A fascinating talk by Frederic Laloux who has written a book with the same title about his research on emerging new ways of running organizations.

Jan
04
2015

Blog Update – 5th Jan 15

How you think can determine your future Foresight could be described as to anticipate emerging issues through weak signals so we can solve tomorrow’s problems today and/or identify opportunities earlier. However our thinking and assumptions about the future underpin the decisions we make. Thus our actions are effects of our assumptions about the future. By…

Dec
19
2014

The Power of Believing that you can Improve

Dec
01
2014

Testimonial – Deposit Power

“Significant business growth targets required our team to re-think  what we do, how we do it and what we needed to consider to meet these challenges.  Simon ran a workshop with our Business Development Team with the aim of challenging our thought  processes and opening our mind to the changes we needed to make. We…

Nov
16
2014

The High Price of Materialism

www.filmsforaction.org

Our society and culture has normalised many of us into a world that thinks we will be happy by having more stuff. This video helps us see how we have all become so normalised around the dominate culture of materialism.

So reflect on what really makes you happy and what is most important to you and see if you can tap into more of your own intrinsic values that could be a different path to being one with a real purpose in life.

Nov
06
2014

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