Evolution Shift
A Future Look at Today
2020s forecasts

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October 26th, 2020

All the Cascading Consequences Ahead

 [This column was published earlier here in Medium] Everything that is happening now will be triggering cascading consequences well into the future. We are all so fully immersed in the disruption we are going through… there are huge problems we are managing as leaders, workers, parents, students and simply being family members. It is difficult […]

 

 

October 12th, 2020

Utopia or Oblivion?

  “Whether it is to be Utopia or Oblivion will be a touch-and-go relay race right up to the final moment… Humanity is in a final exam as to whether or not it qualifies for continuance in the Universe.” – R. Buckminster Fuller, Utopia or Oblivion                   Fuller wrote this back in 1969, an incredibly […]

 

 

August 25th, 2020

The Market of XYZ

For the moment, please indulge me a level of opacity.  I want to present a very large and highly respected market segment of the US economy in abstraction.   In the last 50 years, the XYZ marketplace has become ever more central to the US.  It has become the envy of the world.  People from […]

 

 

August 9th, 2020

Taking Stock – National and Global Forecasts

The last five months, since America and the world entered into a lock down to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus, have been completely unique and devastating. It is time to look back at the forecasts I made during 2020 to see not just what was correct, but to alter and update forecasts as […]

 

 

July 21st, 2020

The 2020s: The Most Disruptive Decade in History – Part 2

  In an earlier post, I introduced this latest book of mine.  Since then the sales have been strong and the reader feedback all positive.  This has led to a number of interviews, podcasts and the creation of some short videos about the book which I would like to share here with you. Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkN4HmkGECU&list=PLq5T78Dm2d9zXMA8v28G_pHrP0DyafZEk&index=2&t=1s […]

 

 

July 13th, 2020

The Collapse of Legacy Thinking

A clear way to look at all the disruption of the 2020s is that legacy thinking and the reality it has created, is collapsing. Legacy thinking is thought from the past. That thought created the realities of the past and present that are now collapsing in an accelerated fashion. What was, what reality was, what […]

 

 

July 5th, 2020

Will Trump “drop the mic” in August?

In this polarized country it is now necessary to state that this is not a political column. As the tag line above suggests, this is a future look at today. All my forecasts or suggested probabilities are based upon data, trend lines and (to a lesser degree) history. When making forecasts that are less than […]

 

 

June 14th, 2020

A Pandemic of Magical Thinking

  This decade is and will continue to be the most disruptive and transformative decade in history. Just look at the first five months. How has it been for you? We are living in an incredibly important, intense, historically significant time. The benefit of that is that we, humanity, can collectively alter our course to […]

 

 

June 1st, 2020

The 2020s: The Most Disruptive Decade in History

  This is the title of my latest book, published last week. It is the first of a planned series of books about this new decade… as I believe the 2020s will shape the trajectory of at least the next 40 years, if not the entire century. This decade is one of those historic transitions […]

 

 

May 12th, 2020

The Futurist Becomes the Canary in the Mine

[Note: this column was just published in Medium  a great place for thoughtful commentary.  Please follow me there as well as here.  Thank you!] In 2015–2016 I stood down from traveling around the world speaking about the future to publish a book on climate change and then to set up a global non-profit  to create […]

 

 

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David Houle has been called “the CEOs futurist, having spoken to or advised more than 4,000 CEOs in the last 15 years.

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