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A Future Look at Today
December 9th, 2020

Change Does Bring Opportunity / What have you learned in 2020?

   2020 has been a year of death and disruption.  No question. This has led to a general societal meme that this is the worst year ever.  It is hard to dispute that.  In this time of pandemic, I could not think of a year that could come close, though 1968 is a solid second. […]

 

 

June 7th, 2020

A Historical Moment – The Future is Altered

[A personal column, based on the tag line above: A Future Look at Today.  Hopefully you can take the time to watch and listen to the songs] A futurist has to be an historian to have any clarity about the future. A futurist has to be in the moment because that is when the future […]

 

 

June 4th, 2019

The Center is not Holding

This is taken from the great W.B. Yeats poem but with different spelling: Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;  Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,  The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere  The ceremony of innocence is drowned  The full poem, one of the great pieces of poetry, is at the bottom of […]

 

 

March 27th, 2019

Innovation is Out of Date

 The title of this column is the title of a Power Point slide I often use in my presentations to CEOs, businesses and general audiences.  Though slightly tongue in cheek it is a true statement.  The point of the slide is that in the Shift Age all aspects of life have so sped up that […]

 

 

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David Houle has been called “the CEOs futurist, having spoken to or advised more than 3,500 CEOs in the last 10 years.

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