Category Archives: thought pieces

Megatrends and How to Survive Them #7 Global Limits

Megatrends and How to Survive Them is the title of our book that is published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. This is one of a series of blogs based on the work we have done for the book. As increasing numbers … Continue reading

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Multi-polar Worldview

Megatrends and How to Survive Them is the title of our book that is due to be published on November 1st by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. This is one of a series of blogs based on the work we have done … Continue reading

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New Blog Post on Long Finance Blog “Pamphleteers”

We’ve just had a blog published by Long Finance.  It is about why economic models no longer work (if they ever did) and how choice affects this: https://www.longfinance.net/news/pamphleteers/power-choice-and-economic-models/ #economicmodels #economicchoice

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Megatrends and How to Survive Them: #5 Economic Activity

Authors: Patricia Lustig, MD LASA Insight, and Gill Ringland, SAMI Emeritus Fellow and Director, Ethical Reading. Megatrends and How to Survive Them is the title of our book published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing and available on Amazon. This is one … Continue reading

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Megatrends and How to Survive Them: #4 Social Structures

 Megatrends and How to Survive Them is the title of our book published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing this month. This is one of a series of blogs based on the work we have done for the book. We chose Social Structures … Continue reading

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Megatrends and how to survive them: Megatrend # 1: Population

Megatrends and How to Survive Them is the title of our book that is due to be published in October this year, by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. The book launch is on November 8th from 5 to 7 at the Reform … Continue reading

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Megatrends – what are they and in what timescale?

This is the second blog based on the work we did writing Megatrends and how to Survive Them, which is due to be published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing in October this year. In the first blog we explained why we … Continue reading

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Book review: The Fourth Industrial Revolution by Dr Bruce Lloyd

First published on the Unlocking Foresight Blog in June 2017 The Fourth Industrial Revolution, Klaus Schwab, World Economic Forum (2017), 192pp.* The Fourth Industrial Revolution explores how new technologies are increasing, merging the physical, biological and digital worlds in ways … Continue reading

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Book Review of Strategic Foresight by Dr Bruce Lloyd

First published on the Unlocking Foresight blog in  April 2017.  Updated and expanded version August 2017 Strategic Foresight: Learning form the Future by Patricia Lustig, Triarchy Press (2015), 177pp., £15.00, Partly because of the recent number of widely unpredicted events, … Continue reading

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Will we ever see a return to Business as Usual? – Unlocking Foresight Blog from May 2016

In our book “Beyond Crisis”, (Ringland, Sparrow, Lustig, 2010) we suggested that the economic conditions in the period leading up to 2008 were unlikely to return, and drew a figure suggesting how the global economy might evolve after the crash. … Continue reading

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