The Disruption Story and What Comes Next?

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As a world and as a nation, we’ve been cracked wide open.  “What if 2020 is the year we’ve been waiting for? A year so uncomfortable, so painful, so scary, so raw – that it finally forces us to grow. A year that screams so loud, finally awakening us from our ignorant slumber. A year […]

Scenario Planning POPUP

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“Imagine if we can make our response to this crisis our finest hour!“ – Dr. Daniel KraftOur Scenario Planning Workshop scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday, March 18, is CANCELLED due to staying in compliance with the CDC’s Coronavirus guidelines to keep everyone safe and healthy.Fear not! We are pivoting to help you be empowered – not […]

Taking the Fear Out of Failure

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It’s a common question in business to be asked, “What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail?” As Heuristic Futurists, we’re all about looking ahead with the freedom from failure and the opportunity to take a risk. Our “moonshots” actually call on you to share all the things you thought weren’t possible by […]

Empower Storytellers


Empower your people to be storytellers and watch the magic happen. “Tell me your story.” This is how we start most conversations, and when standing before a big blank map, is the precursor to putting pen to paper. Stories are powerful tools that can be used to create change, build culture, disseminate learning, capture knowledge […]

Visual Thinking

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Visual Thinking When using Design Thinking, there are literally thousands of tools and methods available to help you discover what people want and how to deliver on their expectations. The challenge is to figure out which ones to use and when to use them. This comes from experience and training.  One method to enhance creativity is […]

Pioneering Visual Experiences

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PIONEERING VISUAL EXPERIENCES through VISUAL LEARNING, GRAPHIC RECORDING and GRAPHIC FACILITATION How many screens, monitors and images have you looked at today? How many words have you read? How many pages have you scrolled?It almost goes without saying: visual content plays a major role in our lives today. Ninety percent of information transmitted to the […]

Strategic Planning

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Strategic Planning is more fun than you think What you hate about Strategic Planning Meetings People with big ideas are often challenged to find new ways to be strategic, innovative and creative in their business approach.  Yet, many “strategy meetings” leave them feeling frustrated and with more unanswered questions than they started with. They are […]

Stories Inspire Action

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Stories to Inspire Action.  Storytelling has the potential to create new and deeper meaning in your organization. Through storytelling, we challenge current frameworks and thinking, and present ideas in  ways that deliver meaningful messages and inspire people to think and act differently. Storytelling is powerful. It can be used to create change, build culture, disseminate […]

Human Centered Design

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Human-Centered Design  Traditionally, businesses have not prioritized human talents, assets and capabilities in their work. Focusing primarily on technological advancements, they’ve lost the balance of humans and tech – the future will require both. To develop solutions to human problems, you need to get to know the people you are designing for. It’s about understanding […]