Pastist – Presentist – Futurist
Are you a pastist, presentist or futurist?
How would you know? Are these terms related to a particular personality profile, are they something in your upbringing, in your experiences or your firm beliefs. Does your orientation depend on what happened in the past, how your present satisfies you or what is in store for you, […]
Sleep, daily rhythms and gaining time
We behave in a particular way and then we say “I am like this….”, when in fact we’ve just created habits, which may be good ones or bad ones, but not impossible to change, if wished. Confession: “I am an evening person”, is nothing but a habit I’ve created for myself, believing my own gospel […]
Consensual self-deception: An essential trouble with humanity
Last Friday at a dinner party chez Catherine and Hugues, Ron, a seasoned business man and a neighbour told us a story, which had its underpinnings in these six points from the book: LEADERSHIP AND SELF-DECEPTION from “THE ARBINGER INSTITUTE”
1) An act contrary to a feeling of what I should do for another […]
Three days in the lives of futurists – together
AusForesight2007 is now part of history and memories. We came together in a national event with one tireless international guest Peter Bishop to reflect, react and respond.
We reflected on the meaning of futures in our lives and in the world. We reacted to what […]
The pendulum swing
We are a very excitable lot, us humans.
When we come up with something new we get all gung ho about its potential and impact. Once we’ve established that it is not going to happen quite so fast then we no longer notice the changes happening around us. Is that because we became rather blaze […]