Apr
25
2019

Welcome to FuturePod, a podcast that celebrates the Futures and Foresight field.
The Futures and Foresight community comprises a remarkable and diverse group of individuals who span, academic, commercial and social interests. At FuturePod we seek to;

Honour and to learn from the wisdom of those who have established and developed our field;

Connect and support the practice of those who work in this space; and most importantly

Give pathways and inspiration to those who wish to join us in creating humane and better futures for ourselves and those who come after us.

To listen click here https://www.futurepod.org/podcast/2018/10/21/episode-1

Apr
25
2019

The Further Reaches of Adult Development – Robert Kegan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BoasM4cCHBc

Mar
20
2019

Rethinking Business & Education

www.futurepod.org

A new blog was launched last year. The Futurepod team were king enough to invite me to participate in this format.

I was just as excited to learn that my blog was the 3rd most listened to podcast. Apart from me being there, their are so many wonderful speakers who are all worthy of taking the time to listen.

Mar
02
2019

Re-thinking Business and Education

Come and listen to wisdom from the founders of the Futures and Foresight field, and be inspired by fresh thinking from emerging thought leaders. Futurepod  launches 3 new podcasts. Since the podcast launch the Top 3 listened to podcasts were: 1.    Maree Conway – The Foresight Switch 2.    Richard Slaughter – Against the Global Narrative and Rediscovering our Options…

Feb
18
2016

Don’t be alarmed: AI won’t leave half the world unemployed

Recent alarmist headlines this week claim artificial intelligence (AI) will put half of us out of work. These headlines – and there were several – stem from comments by Rice University’s computer scientist Moshe Vardi who at the weekend asked what society would do when, within 30 years, machines become capable of doing almost any…

Feb
16
2016

Bitcoin and the future

People often discount the future because they think the future is unknowable. You cannot learn things you do not know. But that is a fallacy. The future is knowable in exactly the same way as next week’s appointment in your calendar or next week’s weather forecast. They can be known as a set of possibilities,…

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…