April 22, 2013

The Boston Marathon Bombing, Al Gore, Byron Reese, and Scenario Planning

Patrick Marren
Partner

While the surreal drama of the Marathon Bombing and the subsequent manhunt was going on last week, I was reading two books about the future.

I was expecting to be annoyed by Al Gore's book The Future, and to be energized by Byron Reese's Infinite Progress. But it didn't quite turn out that way.

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April 10, 2013

4-10: Not Just Kerry Strug's Height

Patrick Marren
Partner

The past is prologue to scenario consultants. Things that happened on April 10 through history.

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April 09, 2013

April 9 Through History

Patrick Marren
Partner

If you had anticipated these things happening before they did, on April 9 throughout history, we might have hired you as a scenario consultant. If we had been around.

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April 07, 2013

April 7 Scenario Nuggets

Patrick Marren
Partner

Things that happened on April 7 through history.

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April 06, 2013

VI Aprilis: Scenarii

Patrick Marren
Partner

Scenarios of the future! Only, we have to pretend they didn't already happen on April 6 in previous years. 

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April 05, 2013

Fifth of April: Scenarios from History

Patrick Marren
Partner

Russians on ice, Native Americans, Finland as bellwether for America, an anti-democracy riot, and one giant cool explosion.

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April 04, 2013

4/4 Historical Footnotes

Patrick Marren
Partner

Improbable scenarios that happened on the 4th of April through history.

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April 03, 2013

April 3 Historical Scenarios

Patrick Marren
Partner

Things that might inspire scenario planners to commit scenario planning that happened on this date. 

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April 02, 2013

4/2 Historical Scenario Notes

Patrick Marren
Partner

In honor of yesterday's Opening Day, some baseball birthday scenarios.

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April 01, 2013

April Fools' Scenarios!

Patrick Marren
Partner

Some scenarios that may or may not have occurred on the first of April through history.

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