“As a college president I have had to manage massive amounts of change and expect that trend to continue in the years ahead. I really like this book as it focuses on how to position ourselves to successfully navigate change. I recommend it to anyone bracing for the disruptive decade of the 2020s”
Futurist David Houle’s book “The 2020s: A Decade of Cognitive Dissonance” encourages us to be open to a future decade that will challenge our attitudes and belief systems. David Houle’s insights of the future will take you from Cognitive Dissonance to Cognitive Consonance – showing a path to harmony of what the future could bring […]
“David Houle has seen the future. He’s raced ahead of the rest of us on his ever-accelerating bike to show us how this coming decade will be more fraught with change than any two or three previous decades combined. Embrace the opportunities ahead! A must read.”
I have known David for more than 10 years. During that entire time, he has been spot-on in his forecasts about the major events and trends that will happen. As the CEO of a leading health care organization, David always delivers information that gives us a competitive advantage. This book is an introduction for all […]
As we face unprecedented times at the start of this decade and the acceleration of technology continues its blistering pace, I worry for humanity that we are unprepared and lacking true leadership to meet the challenges before us. Step 1 is to understand and get context to where we truly stand, what we are dealing […]
I have had the privilege and pleasure of working with David Houle on The Sarasota Institute – A 21st Century Think Tank and have thoroughly enjoyed his eloquent and insightful writings and presentations. David has great6ly impressed me with his clarity of the shape of things to come in so many different areas. This book will help […]
I’ve heard David Houle present to really sharp, forward-thinking audiences five times and every time people had their minds expanded, including me! He brings clarity to what is ahead and in this time of massive change, this book may well become a guidebook and tour guide for the coming decade. I would consider recommending this […]
Futurist Houle’s thought has been bold, provocative, and accurate. This little book sets forth a high-level introduction to the creative destruction the 2020s will bring. The current pandemic has only increased the urgency of this kind of thinking. A must read!
David Houle is at the top of his game with this book. I first heard him deliver a keynote last summer and had my mind opened up in a way that rarely happens at conferences. In this book he clearly lays out, in 10 short chapters, all the big trends that will shape this new […]
In this first of a projected series of books about the 2020s, David Houle sets the stage for what looks to be a decade of unprecedented change. A short and fast read this book should be considered as a guidebook for this new decade. Highly recommended!
Houle makes a great case that this new decade will have major disruptions that will affect us all. He lists the Age of Intelligence, the Age of Climate Change and the clear coming reality that both Capitalism and Democracy must be reinvented during the 2020s. I recommend this book to anyone who wants to be […]