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How to Think Like a Futurist

Recently I was asked me 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.

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Why Futures Studies Needs a Theory Base

This paper explores how a PhD in Futures Studies, if refocused on theory-building could create anticipatory theories across the social sciences, and buttress the work of a new generation of futurists.

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Strategic Foresight: Look to the future to plan today

Strategic foresight is a new name for a core practice that leadership teams use to learn about the shifting forces shaping their ministry landscape 3 to 10 years out. It engages them in critical thinking and ‘what if’ debates. […]

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Jay Gary to Take the Longview from LETU!

I have always valued getting the big picture on what is ahead of us. I am pleased today to announce that I have accepted a new position that will allow me to do more of that for you, as director of graduate business programs at LeTourneau University (LETU) in Longview, Texas.

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