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What if we create a culture of foresight in your organization?

Futurist Consultant

Strategic Foresight

Leading organizations and governments in these dynamic times engage Nikolas as a Futurist Consultant. They do so to broaden their perspectives to see the disruptors and external forces on the industries they work in. The projects that Futurist Consultants work with the CxOs on help create bold future visions and see future states that allow teams to anticipate unseen risks and create stronger strategic plans that guide the companies forward.

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Create Futures

Once you have a view on your potential futures you can create a bigger and bolder vision.

Anticipate Risk

Seeing 5, 10, and 20+ years into the future allows you to anticipate and mitigate risks not seen today.

Mobilize Foresight

Strategic foresight encourages creativity and creates better business strategies for resiliency and growth.

Create Imact

Priming your organization for foresight thinking empowers employees to think bigger on how to change the world to be more equitable and resilient.

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Foresight Development Framework

Nikolas Badminton has worked with many clients to implement practical tools for creating futures literacy and implementing strategic foresight in their organizations, and governments, over the last 20+ years. This framework captures the essence and critical tasks needed to start the journey into foresight thinking while maintaining existing strategic planning processes. Contact Nikolas to find out more.


Incredible client results

United Nations Resilience Frontiers Program design

What: Worked with the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat on creating a new strategic foresight program to design future solutions for climate resilience, and provided the guidance and opening keynote to 100 designers, government leaders, and foresight practitioners for a week-long design charette.

Results: Ongoing program establishment with the world-renowned United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Pandemic planning for a world-changing technology company

What: Working with a global tech leader’s security and resilience services executive team to provide a view on foresight practices and integration of new processes for longer-range planning within existing risk planning. And, ongoing research and advice on futures in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic and keeping 114,000+ employees safe.

Results: Strengthened risk planning across product groups and security capabilities. Provided the ability to anticipate global events using the identification of weak and strong signals, and hypothetical scenario building.

Product and service planning for the No. 1 luxury car brand

What: Provided the executive with a speculative view of 2030 and beyond on the likely tastes and behaviors relating to Ultra-high Net Worth Individuals (UHNWIs). Analysis to allow for the anticipation of wealth movement, shifting populations, property ownership, global citizenship, luxury goods acquisition and collecting, and automotive needs (including self-driving cars, electric vehicles, and concierge services).

Results: Informed ongoing product and service work that will help maintain market position and advantage against other luxury car manufacturers and brands.

YVR 2037: Engaging travelers to shape the airport of the future

What: The creation of a Master Plan that looks forward to the future and ensures the best use of YVR’s land, drive growth in passenger, aircraft and cargo volumes. Five short science fiction stories were written and a video used alongside media engagement to engage stakeholders and the communities YVR serves.

Results: Incredible local engagement through over a dozen stakeholder and community design sessions. This was incredible as only four were initially planned but demand was overwhelming due to the campaign. There was wide media engagement with 13+ impressions. Ideas about the future inspire community thinking.

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