Joel Barker

Being a futurist for your own business

What does it mean to be a futurist? Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to define futurists and offer tips on how to become one for your small business, including reading outside your industry - and they offer some examples!

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Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on some of the unfortunate impacts human expansion is having on our animal and plant co-passengers on Spaceship Earth.
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on the issues being created by Uber in England where the peer-to-peer platform’s technology is creating a challenge for differentiating employee from contractor.
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on how researchers are growing vegetables in a desert, by using desalinated water from a solar system.
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on how the sugar industry withheld research that showed its product was detrimental to the health of humans.
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to warn that if wild fires continue to increase around the world, we could be facing smoke waves that could impact our health.