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The Wave Report! Your Information Pipeline for the FutureWave!

Janine Underhill, of IDEA-360, has come together with Continuum Consulting's Wendy White to create the FutureWave Consulting Collaboratory.

"The Collaboratory" is a group of organizational consultants, visual thinkers, experiential teachers, gifted storytellers, intuitive filmmakers and social networkers who have teamed up to help individuals, communities and organizations prepare for the unique challenges of the twenty-first century.

To keep you updated on news and events as we navigate these uncharted waters, we have created the The Wave Report. Subscribe now for news on new events, trends, free consulting tools and to read up on what FutureWave is doing and to learn more about our programs.

We are incredibly excited about our new venture, and look forward to sharing the journey with you. Thank you for all your support!

Wendy & Janine
FutureWave Co-Founders

   
FutureWave's First Statewide PossibilityNOW Collaboratory
SUSTAINABLE NORTH CAROLINA BUSINESS COUNCIL


Charting the Course for Supporting Sustainable Business In North Carolina

In response to the pressing need for improved communication and coordination, the Sustainable NC Business Council- (www.sustainnc.org) partnered with FutureWave Consulting to host a unique and engaging "collaboratory" on May 21st that took collaboration to a whole new level.

We brought together people from all sectors - nonprofits, foundations, universities, government agencies, associations and businesses - to work toward developing a comprehensive, accessible network of support for creating, growing and attracting sustainable companies in our state.

True to the FutureWave Model;  Our team of facilitators, film makers, graphic facilitators and communication experts crafted a final report and it is available on our website.  Please check it out at the link below! 

"North Carolina has the opportunity to be at the forefront of the shift to a green economy....but only if we act boldly, decisively, and quickly. The time to act is now!"

Watch our video on charting the course for supporting sustainable business In North Carolina.
 

  Open Report PDF:Supporting Sustainable Business in North Carolina

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A "Give Forward" Program That Rocks!
PAY POSSIBILITY FORWARD - IT ALL BEGINS WITH ONE


The movement has already begun.  FutureWave rolled out the PPF program in May for the North Carolina Sustainability Business Council.    

We asked ourselves...what could happen if we used our knowledge and experience to give everyday community groups, business councils, non-profits and task forces the same programs and consulting services that were previously only available to major corporations?  What could be created if they had access to programs and processes that lead to innovation, dialogue and inspired action?

Pay Possibility Forward is both an idea and an action plan.  The concept is amazingly simple:  each of us has the deep need to imagine, act, receive and give. Pay Possibility Forward is here to help communities, organizations and leaders from around the country provide their own versions of "stimulus THINKING"! Pay Possibility Forward brings the expertise to deeply inspire the best thinking and vision for what's possible.

It is time to take action and create solutions to tackle the challenges we face today. We can't just sit around and wait for the funding to make things happen. So, we created an opportunity for leaders, organizations and philanthropists to Pay Possibility Forward.

It's an undeniable truth that we're all in this together. We invite you to be part of the solution, to do something amazing.  The formula is simple:  One person provides a full PossibilityNOW! event for a group in need.  

Maybe that someone is YOU! Become a part of something remarkable.    

Contact us!  We can help you Pay Possibility Forward Today! 

You know who needs help!  We can help you deliver perhaps the greatest gift that organization has ever received- INNOVATION, DIALOGUE and INSPIRED ACTION! 

Sometimes the simplest idea can make the greatest difference. The seed has already been planted. You could be the one who helps it grow! 
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FutureWave In The News

FUTUREWAVE EXPERTS REVEAL THE "SQUINT FACTOR" FOR 21st-CENTURY SUCCESS    

 
"Things are changing so rapidly now, leaders need to grow a new muscle to 'squint' at what's happening in the close-up future, what's happening on the next wave."
 
That wave is potential--it holds not only information about where we're going, but also emerging possibilities that organizations, communities or groups can access.
 
The Squint Factor can help discern the way forward. As White instructs, "To maneuver through this ambiguity, you take the best steps, regroup, and squint again. Has the landscape changed? Is this still the direction we need to be heading? Or is there a different opportunity out there that we might not have seen from three steps back? It's a constant re-assessing and course-correction, more like tacking than heading in a straight line."...
 
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Catch The Wave
FutureWave is proud to present our new podcast, "Catch the Wave!" In this inaugural episode, Wendy and Janine sit down to introduce one of the most critical concepts for anyone who is interested in navigating these uncharted times: The Squint Factor. We are currently writing a book and shooting a documentary that brings focus to the emergence of this new skill.
 
Accompanying this podcast is our free e-report, Top Ten "Squinting" Best Practices, a guide to the development of this essential skill.
 
Be on the lookout for the next episode of our podcast, in which Wendy and Janine discuss how to squint!
 
 
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Look Out For Upcoming Information on the Following FutureWave Events!

Healthcare Transformation Summit - Fall     
Washington has put out the call to Transform Healthcare in America.  In response, we are exploring the possibility of convening a nationwide Summit of thought leaders.  This is the perfect time for dialogue, innovation and action.  How can we work together to lead the transformation of our current healthcare systems?
 
State Youth Council Meeting - High Point, NC - September 25th - 27th
 
In September, 100 Teens from across North Carolina will gather for the State Youth Council Meeting.  FutureWave has been asked to facilitate a leadership workshop. This group has a history of launching statewide initiatives such as Students Against Driving Drunk and Project Graduation.  We are excited to see what the youth will create during this upcoming session! 
 
"Your Next Wave" Women's Retreat - October 2009

Women wear many hats; worker, entrepreneur, wife, mother, friend, social activist.  It is so easy to become consumed in the DOINGNESS of our lives that we fail to stop and BE.  The Women's "Your Next Wave" Retreat invites you to take a break, center yourself in yourself, and then "squint" at your life.  We believe that we all have an obligation to take control of our own lives, look at what we want to experience, create and be, and then Do It!

 
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Free Idea Jam
POSSIBILITY JAM TO CREATE YOUR FUTURE WAVE


Our Offer!
 
We are excited to share our passion for possibility with you in a FREE 25 minute Possibility JAM Session!
 
In 25 minutes we will work together to gain an understanding of your current situation and guide you to envision YOUR future wave. By asking provocative questions we will help you breakthrough to a crystal clear vision for what you want to create .
 
This possibility jam will generate lots of ideas that will help you see new possibilities.
 
We will uncover some hidden challenges that keep you or your organization from moving closer to your vision
 
You will leave the session renewed, inspired and energized to take action on getting closer to your creation/vision/future wave 

Answer the questions below and give us a call at 877-302-WAVE (9283) to schedule your session:

Your name-
Your email address-
What kind of business are you in?
If time or money weren't a concern, what would you create/offer that you don't offer today?
What is your greatest challenge or obstacle to moving forward?
 

ABOUT FUTUREWAVE
FutureWave Consulting's suite of services is designed to catalyze creative, intelligent, intentional response to meet the unprecedented challenges of today and tomorrow. 
 
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 IN THIS ISSUE

FutureWave Launches it's First Statewide PossibilityNow Collaboratory
May 21, 2009
 
A "GIVE FORWARD" PROGRAM THAT ROCKS!
Pay Possibility Forward - it all begins with one 
 
FUTUREWAVE IN THE NEWS:
Press Release
 
FREE BONUS GIVEAWAY!
Download our inaugural podcast and e-report 
 


 UPCOMING EVENTS
 
Healthcare Transformation Summit - Fall
 
State Youth Council Meeting - High Point, NC - September 25th - 27th
 
Women's "Your Next Wave" Retreat - 
October 2009


 
 FREE IDEA JAM
 
Our Offer! 
Possibility Jam to create your future wave -
We are excited to share our passion for possibility with you in a FREE 25 minute Possibility JAM Session!
 
In 25 minutes we will work together to gain an understanding of your current situation and guide you to envision YOUR future wave. By asking provocative questions we will help you breakthrough to a crystal clear vision for what you want to create .

This possibility jam will generate lots of ideas that will help you see new possibilities.

We will uncover some hidden challenges that keep you or your organization from moving closer to your vision

You will leave the session renewed, inspired and energized to take action on getting closer to your creation/vision/future wave 
 
Answer the questions below and give us a call to schedule your session:
Your name
Your email address
What kind of business are you in?
If time or money weren't a concern, what would you create/offer that you don't offer today?
What is your greatest challenge or obstacle to moving forward?


 

CONTACT US
 
FutureWave Headquarters
905 W. Main Street Box 59
Durham, NC 27701
919-688-8920
 
Denver Office
3216 Tejon Street, Suite 201
Denver, CO 80211
303-523-1072

Toll Free: 877-302-WAVE (9283)