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The Future of Nursing & Health Care: A Matter of Choice

by senior futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. The future of health care in North America is going to be difficult, full of arguments, budget controversies, regrettable patient outcomes, and political interference. Yet, contained within this problematic outlook is a surprising fact: … Continue reading

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The Greediest Generation

by senior futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. In 1998, former news anchor Tom Brokaw wrote a book called The Greatest Generation. In that book he said, “‘it is, I believe, the greatest generation any society has ever produced.’ He argued that … Continue reading

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13 Trends for 2013

by futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. A new year is a time when everyone thinks and wonders about the future, and I’m no different, except for me it’s also my job. With that in mind, let me identify some of the … Continue reading

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A Futurist’s View of Risk & Risk Management

by futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. Why is risk something we want to avoid? I suspect that any attempt to answer this question will deal with the downside or cost of risk, and that’s where any assessment of risk should start. … Continue reading

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Is America Still the Greatest Country in the World?

by futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. “There is absolutely no evidence to support the statement that we’re the greatest country in the world. We’re 7th in literacy, 27th in math, 22nd in science, 49th in life expectancy, 178th in infant mortality, … Continue reading

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The Future of Work: How the 1% and the 99% Become Aristocrats & Peons

by futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. In our last blog (which you can see here), I hosted a guest blogger, Chris Ritchie, who wrote about how the job market is a major problem for people in their twenties and early thirties … Continue reading

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“The Boomers have occupied our future, and aren’t leaving…”

by Christopher W. Ritchie I don’t often give my blog over to guests, but this essay gave me pause. I commissioned Chris Ritchie to research certain aspects of social developments, and what you’re about to read was part of his … Continue reading

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What do tough people do when tough times DO last? The future of sales & selling

by Richard Worzel, C.F.A. Salespeople typically are, and should be, optimistic. It’s easier to sell if you’re upbeat, it’s easier to convince people they need to buy if they feel good around you, and it helps keep your spirits up … Continue reading

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The Destruction of America

Unless America and Americans force a drastic change in the country’s direction, the American dream is dead, and America’s place as the leader of the world is over. Continue reading

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Health Care to 2035, Part II

How will health care evolve from where it is today to where it might be in 25 years? That’s the subject of this blog. Continue reading

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