Some of our thinking

How are we seeing the future today? What are our beliefs about the world? How are we thinking about current changes and what are we doing to make a change? We share insights about our work regularly all across the web. About what we've done and on how we have designed (elements) of our programs for what purpose. We hope that this collection of thoughts and conversations inspires many people around the world to start shaping the world and future around them.

Transformation is impossible… or not?

In the projects I'm involved in at Minkowksi I usually run into two kinds of people. There are those who believe they can change the world (or less ambitious variations of change) and that the companies they work for can change. And then there are those who don't believe that (big) companies can change and transform. They believe that whatever is, just is and you should focus your energy in other places. The dialectical ...
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1000 Moonshots Workshop | Minkowski - Agency for Applied Futures

1000 Moonshots

This week we're launching a new initiative of Minkowski called '1000 moonshots'. We believe that we need some more unconventional thinking to solve some of the world's most urgent problems. Moonshot thinking is a widely known approach to aim high and develop bold ideas that can impact the world. There are many examples out there of great moonshots and Google has even set up its own Moonshot Factory. But we wanted ...
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The greatest story ever told

Years ago I sat down with John Petersen who is a futurist and has great experience in futures thinking. He told me the story of the welcoming home party of the astronauts of the Apollo Program. I have no other sources that can confirm this story, but that doesn't even matter. The story itself is a crucial element in our work with clients when we help them to design a path for ...
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