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How to Use Futurism to Save the World

Trista Harris

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  • Hardcover: 160 pages
  • Dimensions: 5.50" x 8.50"
  • ISBN: 9781634891707
  • Publication Date: 2018-10-24
  • Wise Ink Creative Publishing

Availability: Forthcoming, Due 10/2018

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An increasing rate of change has made the challenging business of doing good even more difficult. Nonprofits, foundations, think tanks, and social entre­preneurs are all trying to make the world a better place, but they’re using yesterday’s information to do so.

What if the social sector could predict the future and prepare for the trends and coming realities that will impact their work? They can, using the tools found in FutureGood. Drawing on the insights of visionary future thinkers like Majora Carter, Sir Richard Branson, Peter Dia­mandis, and the founders of Black Lives Matter, this book is an inspirational and radical how-to guide for the next genera­tion of changemakers.

Trista Harris takes her expertise as a cutting-edge philanthropic futurist to make the often confusing and compli­cated tools of futurism accessible to people who are committed to building a better future. This book will become a must-read for savvy social sector executives, thought leaders, journalists, and philanthropists.

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Trista Harris

Trista Harris will MacGyver her way into the most unexpected situations to discover the signals of the future. She has worked in nonprofits since she was 13 years old, and last served as president of a community of grant­makers that gave away $1.5 billion a year. She is now the president of FutureGood, a con­sultancy focused on growing a movement of visionaries dedicated to building a better future.

To develop her futurism skills, Trista learned about scenario planning at Oxford University, hung out with the technologists at Singularity U, went to Amy Webb’s Future History Festi­val, and trained with the team at the Institute for the Future. She also has a Magic 8-Ball on her desk.

Learn more about the FutureGood movement at www.TristaHarris.org.