Essilor – training on advanced intelligence analysis

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Essilor has been one of France’s most innovation companies, relying on the cutting edge in materials science and manufacturing technologies to improve people’s lives on a very intimate level. Together with Competitive Futures’ French partner Competitive Intelligence Management, the firm developed a very sophisticated strategic analysis unit within the company, essentially from scratch. One way to keep skills sharp within …

City of Charlotte – economic development keynote and training

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The City of Charlotte, North Carolina had an unusual economic development problem: after a decade of strong growth, where should they go from here? They engaged me to provide and keynote and day-long training session based on my book Future, Inc: How Businesses Can Anticipate and Profit from What’s NEXT  to city managers. Together we identified the key trend drivers that …

La Française des Jeux – executive training

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La Française des Jeux is the National Lottery of France, one of the most cashflow-positive organizations in the world with approximately ten million euros per employee. They have a tremendous history, having been created in the sixteenth century by the king François I. Yet it still had great questions about its future, especially with the constant onslaught of Internet technologies. …