Monday
May062019

NEW PODCAST WITH SOHAIL INAYATULLAH AND ROB BURKE

I have just posted a terrific new interview in the Podcast section with Sohail Inayatullah, Globally Recognized Futurist, Academic and UNESCO Chair of Future Studies, and Rob Burke who is a Futurist, former CEO, and Collaborator at searleburke.com . They talk about their twenty year partnership teaching Futures Thinking at Melbourne Business School Executive Education, and about some of the key issues facing business and society in the near future and beyond.

             

             

Tuesday
Apr302019

BECOMING MORE INFLUENTIAL

I have just posted a new Article in the Publications Section which explores some of the great new research which is filling in the gaps in our knowledge about how leaders and organizations can influence others. It is titled "How Do Leaders Influence Others?".

Tuesday
Apr162019

DO YOU WANT TO BE 33% MORE PROFITABLE?

Evidence that shows how Corporate Foresight leads to greater profitability and market capitalisation growth is shown and how we can help you achieve it. 

Read this paper in PDF here.

Wednesday
Apr102019

AMBER BURKE AND DIVERSITY IN TECHNOLGY

Amber Burke is the Chief Information Officer for Oxfam GB, and in this video she discusses ways to encourage more diversity and gender equity in the expanding global technology sector. Amber is also the daughter of a proud Rob Burke.
https://youtu.be/mvIK9_D-39w
Tuesday
Apr092019

CORPORATE FORESIGHT: USING FUTURES THINKING TO ENHANCE ORGANISATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS

The opportunity for CEO’s and other senior leaders to improve their leadership effectiveness and organisational performance through futures thinking and strategy development is examined. 

 Three areas for examination are discussed:

  1. Corporate Foresight and Deep Learning
  2. Corporate Foresight and Leadership
  3. Corporate Foresight and Strategy Development

 These three areas are the essence for success as they cover the human dimension as well as the strategic dimension needed for highly productive and successful outcomes that do no harm. Effective corporate foresight and strategy development occurs when the four ‘castings’ (4Cs) are created: backcasting, incasting, forecasting, and then broadcasting the new narrative, the new story.

Read the PDF here