Exploring the forward-thinking workplace — sharing & teaching everything we learn
Fresh new ideas on creating a workplace where every voice matters, everyone thrives & finds meaning, and change & innovation happen naturally.
We Host an Ongoing Global Conversation to Distinguish the Forward-Thinking Mindset & Workplace
Over 53 global leaders and executives have joined us in the conversation
Discover How to Sense What's Next & Create the Forward-Thinking Mindset & Workplace
"It's a beautiful opportunity for people to sense what's next. The very act of being asked elicits knowledge you didn't know you had. The very act of being listened to is very valuable to create a new context and let new insights emerge and let these nuggets come to the surface." (Wittrock, 2017)
Featured Forward-Thinking Interviews
We connect bold & visionary entrepreneurs, executives & managers with innovative strategies, insights & services that create forward-thinking mindsets & workplaces.
What others are saying about us.
“Stepping into the future looks a lot like this… I applaud the direction you are taking with this initiative, Bill Fox.”Gwen Kinsey, Transformational Leader at GwenKinsey.com
“I think the concept of forward-thinking workplaces is a great idea. It has allowed me to take my own thinking on how to best help my clients to the next level.”Paul E. McMahon, Principle at PEM Systems
“Very dedicated, sincere and heart-sharing work — not more from the intellect but instead from the inner being.”Abhay Bakshi, Sr. Technology Executive
What’s most intriguing about Exploring Forward-Thinking Workplaces™? “That these kinds of questions can be asked in the workplace. This conversation invites and allows whole beings to show up; like whole food, whole beings are more nutritious to the system they exist within.”Anonymous
“Your questions are more important than our answers! Why? Because every leader ought to be asking him/herself those questions and implementing the forward-thinking insights that will create meaningful purpose, and superior performance.”John Bell, Retired CEO, Jacobs Suchard
“I got the chance to sit down and talk culture and leadership with the sage Bill Fox. If you don’t yet know him, it’s worth taking a moment to do so.”Meredith Haberfeld, CEO ThinkHuman
“Exploring Forward-Thinking Workplaces™ is a hub of executive level insight & experience that saves time & effort to the busy professional who really cares about improving its organization from the business & human perspectives.”Masa K. Maeda, CEO, Valueinnova LLC
“Bill is a masterful interviewer who evoked insights that surprised me.”Tom Cagley, VP at PREMIOUS Group
“Exploring Forward-Thinking Workplaces™ provides a 10,000-foot view about what is going on in the world of work and is a great source for business inspiration.”Dennis Wittrock, Partner at encode.org
“Bill has the unique gift of asking simple questions that make you stop, think and reflect. Being interviewed and chatting with Bill certainly helped me to verbalize my own ideas and give expression to my own thought processes, with depth and clarity at the same time. A great and worthy experience!”Steve Tendon, Managing Director TameFlow
Forward Thinking YOU
We conduct workshops, presentations and speaking engagements on how to develop a more forward-thinking mindset to increase Forward-Thinking Intelligence™. Discover new ways of thinking, being & leading yourself that help you be more authentic, aware, collaborative, and co-creative.
Contact us to access an online Forward-Thinking Intelligence™ self-awareness assessment tool and a copy of the Forward-Thinking Intelligence™ Program Blueprint, which outlines the 13 core components of Forward-Thinking Intelligence.
Forward Thinking Workplace
We've innovatively co-created a rich knowledge base of unique insights from conversations and interviews with over 100 top leaders and executives from around the world. This work occurred initially at 5 Minutes to Process Improvements Success and evolved into what is now Exploring Forward-Thinking Workplaces™. We conduct workshops, presentations and speaking engagements that reveal the most important and relevant themes while engaging you in conversations that create more workable solutions to help you thrive in today's whitewater world. Contact us to get a copy of the Forward-Thinking Workplace Program Blueprint, which outlines the 13 core components.
Forward Thinking Workplace™ Conversations
We have the power to choose the kind of world and workplace we want to live and work in. The Exploring Forward-Thinking Workplaces™ Conversation Canvas is a vehicle that helps you tap into the hidden potential and possibilities of your team or organization. It creates a field that gives you the power to create from a perspective of all perspectives—and to talk and think from possibility rather than problems, constraints and the status quo.
The Conversation Canvas encapsulates what we know about how to create a platform where everyone becomes engaged in listening to each other and contributing their unique perspective that is now unknown. You begin to leverage and harness your collective intelligence more fully for the greater success of everyone.
What Leaders Are Saying...
”Your questions are more important than our answers! Why? Because every leader ought to be asking him/herself those questions and implementing the forward-thinking insights that will will create meaningful purpose, and superior performance.” ~John Bell, Past CEO Jacobs Suchard
Want to Know More?
Leading you to engage in forward-thinking conversations is our superpower
We believe in the powerful impact that intention, human connection, and listening without knowing has on both the speaker and the listener.
The person speaking feels free to express their innate knowing—listeners truly listen and open themselves up to learn something new.
When we come together in this way, we discover our shared wisdom and co-create something new that works for everyone.