350 B.C. - "It
is not the function of the poet to relate what has happened,
what may happen
possible according to the law of
probability or necessity. The poet and the historian differ not by
writing in verse or in prose...The true difference is that one
relates what has happened, the other what may happen."
These forces are vividly illustrated with inspiration from the work of today's leading scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, and philosophers. The brief trips into the future used in the book represent a powerful tool for understanding the impact of these key driving forces on today's decisions...Book will be published soon!
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MIT Enterprise Poets Prize in Imagining A Future (2011-2012) - This annual prize is awarded to MIT graduate and undergraduate students who submit essays, short stories, poems, video clips, virtually any media that compellingly imagines a future human enterprise. The word enterprise is used in the broadest possible sense to include products, processes, companies, industries, forms of government, social movements, artistic forms, virtually any human enterprise... (Continued...)
November 2007 - London Business School LABNOTES - "Poetry Inc" by Brian Mulconrey - "Webster's Dictionary defines strategy as, 'the art of devising or employing plans or stratagems toward a goal.' The difficulty with this definition is not what it says about creating strategies but what it leaves unsaid. Devising plans, employing plans, and reaching goals sounds very tidy. But this is like describing songwriting as the art of devising lyrics and employing musical arrangements, toward a goal. Something is missing..." (Continued on Page 5...)
May 2006 - "What can a poem tell you about your business that earnings reports cannot? For one thing, it can offer an inspiring vision of what is possible, rather than exclusively a historical perspective...A unique new form of business foresight, then, is 'enterprise poetry,' the brainchild of business consultant and poet Brian Mulconrey."
- from World Future Society's futurist UPDATE
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