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What do futurists do and how to think like one

Last week I attended the World Future Society’s (WFS) 2010 conference in Boston, my fifth. I’ve been a member since the one in Toronto in 2006. It’s there that I first met Ray Kurzweil among other futurists. I remember not … Continue reading

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Sustaining the Human Spirit at the World Futures Conference

Off to the World Futures Conference in Boston for the next few days to learn and contribute to what’s happening in the future, this year’s theme: Sustainable Futures, Strategies and Technologies. Sparked by the notion that the future really depends … Continue reading

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Creativity conference post-script

Just off the phone with a colleague congratulating me for objectively reporting some aspects of my experience during the past week. Other emails, tweets and Facebook messages are saying the same thing. “It’s one of things I do well,” I … Continue reading

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How a creativity conference closes tells all

A creativity conference Imagine spending a week learning how to create, innovate and lead change at a conference with others from all over the world.  You attend a grand opening session, whetting your appetite, inspiring you to consider new thinking … Continue reading

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Whose creativity is a priority at a creativity conference?

Conference Fran is at a waterfront hotel at a conference promising to show people how to create, innovate and lead change, one she’s attended annually for more than half of her life when spring reveals summer’s promise. Creativity and innovation … Continue reading

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Is there a place for creativity in innovation?

Just back from the International Society for Professional Innovation Management Dynamics of Innovation conference in Bilbao, Spain.  Its purpose: to support professionals who are influencing changes in business and government through open innovation and collaboration: external, implementation, networks, customers, management, … Continue reading

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Learn Futures thinking – free course from World Future Society

As interest in creativity and innovation is on the rise, so is futures thinking.  The World Future Society offers a free email course on the fundamentals ‘foresight’ that will introduce you the discipline futurists use.  It’s about 10 sessions in … Continue reading

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