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The Futures Agency

October 25th, 2010 | Posted in Business & Economy, New at Futurist.com

We are proud to share Gerd Leonard‘s announcement of his new virtual organization, The Futures Agency (TFA). TFA is based in Basel, Switzerland and is currently comprised of 15 amazing associates including myself. The Futures Agency offers a wide variety of services to clients...

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Future of Energy

April 20th, 2010 | Posted in Environment & Energy

I just finished a day of consulting with GHD Engineering in Kuala Lumpur (I am doing a long range planning project with them) and we discussed, among many trends, the future of energy. As I flew back and forth I was reading the recent...

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The Future of Outsourcing

March 3rd, 2010 | Posted in Business & Economy

Recently I had the chance to sit down with Kate Vitasek, author of the new book, Vested Outsourcing, with Mike Ledyard and Karl Manrodt. Outsourcing is a controversial but fundamental business activity – as Kate notes Peter Drucker used to say “Do what you...

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Right on Economic Growth

January 29th, 2010 | Posted in Business & Economy

Now and then it is nice, as a futurist, to see that something you forecast and expected is coming to fruition, especially when what you said ran counter to a lot of common wisdom. Two economic announcements today confirm what I was saying about...

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