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There’s a lot of big ideas out there, and each one can spark massive industry change — because big ideas increasingly make sense. The result — they aren’t just big ideas anymore, they are the foundation for significant transformation in every industry. A transformation that is now underway -- Jim Carroll

Five Big Trends!
November 5th, 2009

"What is a futurist?"
April 9th, 2009

Apparently, I’m a member of “one of the world’s oldest professions.”


That’s from the opening from this 10 minute clip from the CBC in which I’m one of four futurist interviewed (one of the others being Faith Popcorn, who coined the phrase “cocooning” during a previous economic downturn.)

The broad themes address what a futurist does, how we identify trends, and what we think might come next in terms of energy, the environment, the automobile and other issues.

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