David Houle Workshop Series

David Houle Workshop Series

FUTURIST IN RESIDENCE WORKSHOP SERIES: 21ST CENTURY THOUGHT AND TRENDS WITH DAVID HOULE

WHEN:  7-9:30 p.m. Mondays
3 Sessions: Jan. 22, Jan. 29, Feb. 5, 2018

WHERE: Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota Get Directions »

FEES

  • $250 per person; all sessions
  • $225 per person, two or more participants; all sessions
  • $200 per person for four or more participants; all sessions

Pre-registration required. No event refunds. Tickets are transferable.

To register or for more information, call 941-309-5111 or

Register before December 1st for the low rate of $200.

Registering two or more people? Please call 941-309-5111 for registration.

Note: An optional reading list will be provided upon registration.

The material is provided as a means for participants to continue learning how to think better and understand our collective tomorrows. While it might be helpful, it is not necessary to do the reading before the course, or after.

About Houle

David Houle is one of the more prominent Futurists in the world today. He is the Futurist in Residence and Guest Lecturer at the Ringling College of Art and Design. He is known as “the CEO’s Futurist” having spoken to or advised more than 3,500 CEOs or business owners in the last 10 years. He has given speeches and presentations on six continents and in 14 countries. David is a founding member of The Sarasota Institute sarasotainstitute.global. Many of you may know David from his monthly column in The Sarasota Herald-Tribune called “The Futurist.”

Each session will be held after business hours to allow CEOs, business owners, managers, entrepreneurs, and professionals to attend without adversely affecting their businesses operations. In addition to those still active in the world of business, this course is also
for anyone deeply interested in the future and how reality will change how we live, do business, raise children and grandchildren and embrace these new realities to be successful, happy and relevant during the next 20 years.

The first two sessions will be approximately 75 percent presentation and 25 percent interaction and networking. The third session will be at least 50 to 75 percent interactive. The interactive parts are designed to help participants relate the material to their specific businesses and lives while networking with other leaders and thought leaders in the community.

SESSION ONE: JAN. 22, 2018
“2000-2018: The Trends, Forces, and Technologies that have Changed Humanity this Century”

In this session, you will learn about all the major trends and forces that have reshaped the 21st century to date, that we have left the “Information Age” and entered the “Shift Age.” David explains contexts and concepts that will help you understand both the transformations going on and the unsettling speed at which they are occurring. You will come away with a clearer view of the disruptive forces altering business and much
of society.

SESSION TWO: JAN. 29, 2018
“2017-2037: ONE OF THE MOST HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT TRANSITS IN HUMAN HISTORY”

What will happen in the next 20 years and why?
The emphasis will be on all the marketplace, political, economic, medical, and social changes that are ahead. Reality, as we know it today, will change in almost every aspect of our lives. This class offers a roadmap to the future that will help you plan, work, and thrive in the years and decades ahead.

SESSION THREE: FEB. 5, 2018
“WHEN REALITY CHANGES, MEANING CHANGES. HOW CAN WE PREPARE FOR A WORLD WHERE WHAT IS REALITY TODAY NO LONGER EXISTS IN 2037?”

For this final session, participants should bring their most thoughtful questions to class. David will lead an interactive audience discussion about the massive changes to most belief systems that will happen by 2037. How can “We” anticipate these changes and how must “We” alter our thinking to be happy, relevant and successful? In order to get the most from this class, participants should have attended one or both of the previous sessions. The goal is to collectively forge new ways to think. This will be the class when “We” all realize that having participated in the three sessions connects us in a new way that might provide interactions and collaborations going forward.

David Houle spent more than 20 years in media and entertainment. He has worked at NBC, CBS and was part of the senior executive team that created and launched MTV, Nickelodeon, VH1 and CNN Headline News. David has won two Emmys, the prestigious George Foster Peabody award, and the Heartland award for “Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream.” He was also nominated for an Academy Award. In April 2016, David launched a global non-profit www.thisspaceshipearth.org to create “Crew Consciousness” to address climate change. He was invited to present “This Spaceship Earth” to scientists at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in 2016. He is now a full-time resident in Sarasota.

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