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Leaders with the ability to foresee the future and the capacity to build it are quickly becoming the most valuable assets to every business. Brian Nelson explores our accelerating and emergent future with leading entrepreneurs, investors, hustlers, and innovators. But rather than focusing exclusively on the trends and technologies shaping our world, Brian also dives into the mindset and methods of his guests to provide listeners with the most valuable tips, tricks, and tools to begin thinking and acting like a futurist.

Leaders with the ability to foresee the future and the capacity to build it are quickly becoming the most valuable assets to every business. Brian Nelson explores our accelerating and emergent future with leading entrepreneurs, investors, hustlers, and innovators. But rather than focusing exclusively on the trends and technologies shaping our world, Brian also dives into the mindset and methods of his guests to provide listeners with the most valuable tips, tricks, and tools to begin thinking and acting like a futurist.
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Leaders with the ability to foresee the future and the capacity to build it are quickly becoming the most valuable assets to every business. Brian Nelson explores our accelerating and emergent future with leading entrepreneurs, investors, hustlers, and innovators. But rather than focusing exclusively on the trends and technologies shaping our world, Brian also dives into the mindset and methods of his guests to provide listeners with the most valuable tips, tricks, and tools to begin thinking and acting like a futurist.

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@FuturistWay

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English


Episodes

015: Jason Feifer: Editor-in-Chief of Entrepreneur Magazine, International Speaker & Podcast Host

11/5/2019
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What’s up everybody? Today I’m joined by the one and only, Jason Feifer. Jason is the editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur magazine, a popular international speaker, and the host of three podcasts. Other than being the editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur, Jason is best known for his incredible work with the Pessimists Archive podcast, where he explores the history of why we resist new things. On one of my favorite episodes, Jason dives into the crazy beliefs and dangers of bicycles, expressed by...

Duration:00:36:22

014: Bryan Alexander - The Futurist Leading Higher Education into the Great Unknown

10/30/2019
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What’s up everybody? Today I’m joined by an internationally known futurist. Bryan Alexander is a researcher, writer, speaker, consultant, and teacher working in the field of how technology transforms education. He’s spent nearly 20 years working with hundreds of colleges and universities, helping them understand the impact emerging technologies will have on their schools and how they can leverage these technologies to build sustainable models of the future. We touch on a number of topics I’m...

Duration:00:57:42

013: Jeff Crane - How to Read People to Become a Master Communicator

10/24/2019
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What’s up everybody? Welcome to The Way of the Futurist podcast. On today’s episode I’m joined by Jeff Crane. Jeff is a serial entrepreneur who’s been launching internet businesses since the 90’s including a dating website, a social network predating Facebook, a professional fundraising organization that landed him on a 40 under 40 list, a credit card website that ranked in the top 10 sites in the category, and a decentralized identity company to name just a few. And although Jeff is a...

Duration:01:02:46

012: Cole Winans - Entrepreneur, AI Expert & Master of Product Deployment

10/17/2019
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What’s up everybody? Welcome to The Way of the Futurist podcast where I interview future focused leaders to provide you with the tips, tricks, and tools to begin thinking and acting like a futurist so you’re prepared to dominate in business and life as we careen towards our emergent future. On today’s episode I’m joined by Cole Winans, an expert in AI, mobile technology, and computer vision. Cole is the founder and CEO of a leading AI platform company called Flyreel, which we’ll discuss in...

Duration:00:50:14

011: Recast - Brian Nelson - The Technologies That Will Change Your Life

10/8/2019
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A recast of Adam Carroll's interview of Brian Nelson on his Build A Bigger Life podcast. Adam Carroll's TEDx Talk (4.5M views) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VB39Jo8mAQ Build A Bigger Life Podcast - https://www.buildabiggerlife.com/ Build A Bigger Life Retreat - https://www.buildabiggerlife.com/retreat/

Duration:00:46:15

010: Roya Mattis - Award-Winning Business Leader, Relationship Expert, Speaker & Coach

9/12/2019
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I have a fear...and lucky for you, we dive into it on today’s episode. I talk a lot about the future of technology with my guests, but today we’re taking a quick detour to talk about relationships and more specifically, the impact massive unemployment caused by automation and technological evolution will have on personal relationships within the home. Plus lots more. Roya Mattis is a leader of leaders. She leads an organization comprised of thousands of women, is a devoted wife and mother,...

Duration:00:28:13

009: Richard Titus - Entrepreneur, Investor & Former Sound Engineer for The Beach Boys

9/6/2019
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What’s up everybody? Welcome to another killer episode of The Way of the Futurist podcast. Today’s guest is none other than Richard Titus. I came to know Richard through our shared connections from the crypto community and knew right away that he was the real deal. What I didn’t know, but learned during this conversation, was that he’s a technology rock star AND a committed family man and father. I would need a separate episode just to cover his full bio so here’s just a quick snapshot...

Duration:00:52:29

008: Marissa Brassfield - Operations Goddess, Futurist & Co-Creator of Abundance 360

8/27/2019
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What’s up everybody? Welcome to another episode of The Way of the Futurist podcast. Today’s guest is the amazingly talented, Marissa Brassfield. Marissa started her career as a writer and journalist, but is now well-known for being an exponential technology evangelist and the Operations Goddess for the Abundance Group. For the past 7 years she’s worked side-by-side with the popular entrepreneur and futurist, Peter Diamanis, and was the co-creator, along with Peter, of the world’s greatest...

Duration:01:05:11

007: Lincoln Cannon - Entrepreneur, Philosopher & Transhumanist: What the future of technology holds for humanity

8/19/2019
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In this episode of The Way of the Futurist podcast, I interview my long-time friend and mentor, Lincoln Cannon. I talk to Lincoln about his experience teaching himself how to code before the days of the internet, the creation of the Mormon Transhumanist Association, his involvement in bitcoin, startups, and the OS Fund as well as what the future of technology holds for humanity. Lincoln is a technologist, philosopher, and leading advocate of technological evolution and postsecular religion....

Duration:01:01:38

006: Rod Pyle - Space Author & Filmmaker: 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing episode

7/20/2019
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Today's episode is a special 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing episode with Rod Pyle, a bonafide space geek. Rod is a space historian and futurist who has written 15 mass market books on space and another 3 books for internal use at NASA. His four latest books have all been published this year, which makes him one of the most accomplished authors today. In this episode Rod and I talk about the moment he knew he would work in the space industry and how he worked his way into...

Duration:01:10:01

005: Jeff Jessee - 2019 US Surfing Champ: Overcoming self-inflicted hardships

7/16/2019
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Jeff Jessee is the 2019 US Senior Surfing Champion...but he wasn’t always the man he is today. This episode is different than the others. Instead of focusing on emerging technologies and futurism, we focus on overcoming self-inflicted hardships. As entrepreneurs, business leaders and generally as human beings, we deal with hardships and obstacles that we must overcome to find success. Many of us are dealing with situations that require us to make massive changes in our mindset and actions...

Duration:00:37:43

004: Amy Peck - VR/AR/XR Rock Star & How Intense Curiosity is the Key to Creativity

7/10/2019
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In today's episode I speak with Amy Peck, an industry leader in VR/AR/XR, who harnessed her intense curiosity for creative pursuits to become an early contributor to the world of mixed reality. Amy lives at the cutting edge of immersive technology and helps enterprise companies understand how they can leverage the technology to capitalize on rare and valuable market opportunities. Amy's Bio Amy Peck is the founder and CEO of EndeavorVR, a leading global VR/AR (XR) strategy and consulting...

Duration:00:54:16

003: Thomas Frey - Leading Futurist, Author & Speaker

7/2/2019
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Over the past decade, Futurist Thomas Frey has built an enormous following around the world based on his ability to develop accurate visions of the future and describe the opportunities ahead. Having started seventeen businesses himself and assisting on the development of hundreds more, the understanding he brings to his audiences is a rare blend of reality-based thinking coupled with a clear-headed visualization of the world ahead. Predicting the future has little value without...

Duration:00:43:10

002: Jazz Rasool - Bartender to NASA Trainer and Human Cognition Expert

7/2/2019
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Thanks for joining me today as I explore our emergent future with my guest, Jazz Rasool. Jazz is an entrepreneur, consultant, scientist, researcher and futurist...he’s currently a research fellow at the Learning Technology Research Center at Ravensbourne University London and leads EU funded projects that include, among many others, a project called WEKIT, which stands for Wearable Experience for Knowledge Intensive Training. The WEKIT Project recently completed work on a Matrix style...

Duration:01:26:30

001: Intro to The Way of the Futurist Podcast

7/2/2019
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Welcome to The Way of the Futurist podcast. I'm excited to share the stories of amazing leaders, entrepreneurs, and futurists with you as we explore how to think and act like a futurist so we can thrive during times of technological innovation.

Duration:00:04:20