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We are a multidisciplinary innovation studio working with diverse partners to understand sustainability challenges and identify holistic, resilient solutions, and we are committed to training the next generation of leaders.


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Universal Questions?

Peter Nicholson

Sustainable Me III
My birthday catches me off guard. I always feel that I should have been anticipating it more, making plans. Instead, I usually end up working, deferring the observation for a later date that sometimes doesn’t come. I’ve been flummoxed about what to do this year. Navigating Foresight’s projects, currently focused on food, agriculture, water, and community development, while simultaneously growing the enterprise, is the primary focus of my life.

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Toward What Do We Aspire?

Peter Nicholson

The Root of the Matter
I value clarity. Genetically indisposed to muddle, becoming a designer made sense. Helping clients untangle complex issues is a significant portion of the value that Foresight provides to its clients. Which isn’t to say that we simplify matters. Rather, through the process of externalizing elements and their relationships, perspective is gained, from which purpose and direction can be defined, and progress realized.

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The Nature of Our Ambition?

Peter Nicholson

National Objectives
The Olympics were compelling. I enjoyed watching the fulfillment of ambition, win or lose, in all the apex moments. When I was younger, and studying classical music and pursuing my own athletic ambitions, the “gold medal” goals were clear, however distant. The older I get, the less destination-bound I feel. The direction is more internal and process-focused.

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