Recently I had the privilege of being on the Dr.Nilda Show to share how I was drawn to the future as I started my career and why foresight is essential to leading business and society. I also shared what futurists talk about when they get together and how we work as professionals. Enjoy this 35 minute interview!
As 2018 began, I was honored to be appointed to a two-year term as Chair of the Association of Professional Futurists. One recurrent theme in my life has been the pull of the future. The future to me was when humanity would turn their swords into plowshares and take the stars. Early on I was captured by the coming of the year 2000 as a milestone for global actions and celebrations. Having trained myself as a practicing futurist to serve alliances and cities, I was invited in 2002 to the founding meeting of the Association of Professional Futurists. Since that time I have learned so much from my peers. I am proud to be a credentialed member of this leading body of foresight professionals See news.
After 2 years, and 3 rounds of peer review, my landmark global Delphi for 2030 has been published. See the URL link to: Gary, J. E., & von der Gracht, H. A. (2015, August). The future of foresight professionals: Results from a global Delphi study. Futures, 71, 132-145.
Recently I was asked to develop a course that anyone could take on how to think like a futurist. What emerged was a 16-week elective, A&S 392: Contemporary Futurist Thought: From H.G. Wells to Ray Kurzweil. Continue reading
Abstract: In the fall of 2011 I conducted a Real-time Delphi survey with members of Empowered21, entitled: “Outlook 2020: The future of Spirit-empowered Christianity.”
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From 2004 to 2008 I went back to get my PhD in Leadership. Here is my perspective on why I did so and why all of us are undercover agents for the public good! Continue reading