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10 Ways To Create a Culture That Gives Back

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” — Winston Churchill   Charitable giving  is encoded in our DNA at Future State. Inspired by her own personal experience, founder, Meryl Natchez saw…

Yep, You Really Do Need To Keep People at the Center of Digital Transformation

I wonder what the Vegas odds are on how many jobs will be impacted by AI in the next decade. Expert predictions vary wildly but they all agree change is coming and in fact, it’s happening now and that companies must…

Standing Steady on Shifting Sands: The Future of Consultancy

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.”  – Charles Darwin I recently read that BART, when it was originally built in…

How Can It Be June Already? PART 1: What to Consider In Your Mid-year Operating Review and 2018 Planning

My team and I have just begun our 2018 planning, and I know we are not alone. Just as we feel like we have finally gotten our 2017 projects and priorities off the ground, it is time to begin assessing…

Future State: Beyond the Check

Just about 1.5 years ago we became a certified B-Corp, demonstrating of commitment to 21st century principles of sustainability: Social Impact, Environmental Impact, Financial Impact. Since that time, we have continued to hone and refine our polices and processes to…

Meet the Panel: 6 Change Catalysts Adapting to Market Shifts

Embracing Change with Wisdom “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes…”[and change!] -Benjamin Franklin Adding to the ever-famous words attributed to Benjamin Franklin, we would argue that, along life’s short list of certainties, we…

Accelerating Change in Organizations

The Age of Disruption In the age of disruptive innovation, many established organizations are under increasing pressure not simply to compete but to survive. Existing multi-billion dollar industries are being radically recast by disruptive technologies while new industries are being created…

Is “Purpose” the Most Important Feminine Attribute of Leadership?

#ADayWithoutAWoman Today is International Women’s Day, and this year, #ADayWithoutAWoman. The goal of both movements is to demonstrate the economic impact of women in the workplace and to call out areas of inequity in order to create a more inclusive…

THE LONELY ROLE OF A CHANGE LEADER – DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?

THE ROLE OF A CHANGE LEADER Our organization helps organizations through large scale change, bringing an interdisciplinary and human centered approach to operational transformation. Our most successful projects have one very important player right in the middle of the mix…

What I Learned When I Tried To Change The World.

Making A Social Impact At Future State, we wake up every day to enable extraordinary visions that positively impact the world. We are a consultancy that helps companies do good better. We roll up our sleeves and do the heavy…