Steve McCarthy, Executive Director, Envision
Envision Greater Green Bay has trained nearly 100 local leaders in strategic foresight from more than 50 organizations, and that number will grow by 25-30 people annually. In a few years, Northeast Wisconsin could reach a tipping point in strategic foresight. No longer will futuring be a discipline for just some organizations: It will be a required skill for anyone responsible for securing their organization’s preferred future. And in a few years after that, perhaps our area’s school systems will have incorporated strategic foresight into their curricula.
Click January 2022 Horizons for the full text of the January Envision newsletter. Meet Steve McCarthy, Envision’s new Executive Director, read outgoing President Dave Wegge’s reflection on Envision, read how the Aging and Disability Resource Center is a Strategic Foresight success story, and discover other news noted about Envision and suggested readings by Envision Board members.
Dave Wegge and Phil Hauck, Envision Board members
“I’ve always tried to keep one eye on what’s directly in front of me and the other eye on the horizon, to anticipate what’s coming. That mindset has worked well for me. Most recently it helped form the central argument for Curative Connections’ successful $8.5 million capital campaign,” explained Steve McCarthy recently as we sat down informally over coffee. “Strategic Foresight is an excellent framework that brings more discipline and rigor to leadership roles,” he said, “and that is key for anyone interested in achieving a particular desired future.”