In this second annual “A Look Into” series futurist David Houle delivers forecasts for 2022 in a number of categories. Houle goes beyond just forecasts to provide the reasoning behind each forecast and the trends that each one is manifesting. In addition, Houle provides the reader with two chapters briefly describing the big dynamics and overarching trends of the Shift Age and the 2020s decade.
This book calls for initiating a golden age of design and redesign for the 21st century. Humanity stands on the threshold of a new era that calls for nothing less. In this historically unprecedented decade of the 2020s, the trajectory of humanity for the next 50 years will be shaped. It can only be done with completely new guidelines of Planetary Systemic Design that Fathers and Houle set forward. The climate crisis, over population, artificial intelligence, the future of education, cities, transportation, energy, new forms of reality all require that humanity let go of past thinking and inadequate design principles to fully redesign what exists and design anew nothing less than what humanity must do now! This book will trigger a complete transformation of design thinking for our collective future.
Forecasts and Predictions for 2021 is a sub-series of “The 2020s: The Most Disruptive Decade in History” by David Houle, the CEO’s Futurist. “2021: A Look Ahead” focuses on the trends that will carry over from 2020. The changing calendar does not wipe the slate clean… trends and historic forces continue through time. Houle makes predictions concerning what to expect this year and what will happen in the larger context of the decade. Also included is a chapter on the leadership style changes required for organizations of all types to survive and thrive in this most disruptive, volatile and complex era.
In this new book, Houle examines the state of being that people are currently in, and the state of the world that will keep them in cognitive dissonance for the remainder of the 2020s. Cognitive dissonance happens when one’s beliefs are no longer in alignment with reality. COVID-19 is the first in a number of disruptions that will force people to live with multiple, discordant realities as they navigate life and work.
The first book in a series by Futurist David Houle that will examine the ascendant trends and major disruptions of the 2020s. This book provides an overview and a call to awareness…a plan for preparedness. There will be no turning back. Massive disruption will occur.
Moving to a Finite Earth Economy by 2030 addresses two critical human issues: the existential threat of climate change, and the fact that Growth Economies are the root cause.
In order to deal with Climate Change we must change our consciousness. We need to become crew members of This Spaceship Earth rather than continue to be unaware passengers. It is time for everyone to realize they are an astronaut.
A powerful and persuasive look at how cultural change, accelerating technological advancement, Big Data and the Internet of Things will affect brands and marketing in the years ahead.
The general discussion is the simple one of trading off individual privacy for national security. In this short eBook Futurist David Houle provokes the reader to think more deeply about privacy.
In Entering the Shift Age, David Houle identifies and explains the dynamics and forces that have shaped our world and will continue to reshape it for the next 20 years.
This book sets forth what health care and medicine will look like in the years ahead. It takes a look at history, the transformational changes going on today, the health of Americans, the nine dynamic flows that are shaping health care in the United States, and definitions and descriptions of the new institutions of the future landscape of health care and medicine.
The book begins with a helpful background on the roots of American education, the current landscape, and the forces that are driving transformation.
Originally published in 2007, David Houle identifies and explains the dynamics and forces that already have reshaped and will continue to reshape our world for the next 20 years.