In an interesting community of characters Jay’s history and passions are striking. Now the current Chair of the Association of Professional Futurists, hear where Jay’s journey started as a conference organiser for Billy Graham and how he worked as a “Millennial Consultant” assisting communities of faith celebrate the 2000th birthday of Jesus Christ. A hurricane saw him accidentally fall into academia and then into a PhD. Jay explains his in depth working with groups which has help them to create powerful visions of the futures they wish to create and how futures work is leadership work.
Interviewed by: Peter Hayward
More about Jay
Hines, A., Gary, J., Daheim, C., & van der Lann, L. (2017). Building Foresight Capacity: Toward a Foresight Competency Model. World Futures Review. 9(3) 123–141.
Gary, J. E., & von der Gracht, H. A. (2015, August). The future of foresight professionals: Results from a global Delphi study. Futures, 71, 132-145.
Gary, J. E. (2011, February). Toward a new macrohistory: An extension to Sardar's 'postnormal times.' Futures, 43(1), 48-51.
Gary, J. E. (2009, August). Foresight Styles Assessment: Testing a new tool for consulting futurists. Journal of Futures Studies, 14(1), 1-26.
Gary, J. (2008, September). The future according to Jesus: A Galilean model of foresight. Futures, 40(7), 630-642. Selected by Emerald Mgt as one of 50 best articles of 15,000 in 2008.
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