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Future Mindset

Are you ready for the future?

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Are you ready for the future? Are you hesitating what you’d answer? That’s ok. Life goes so fast, that thinking about the future can be quite bedazzling. But how do we become future-proof? Based on his book ‘Ready or not’, Tom gives you concrete ideas and actions to kickstart your future mindset. Topics: Why you need a future mindset, How to see the future, How to navigate change, Uncover your blindspot.

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Tom Palmaerts is a thought leader on consumer attitudes and behavior in a changing world. He is an acclaimed keynote speaker, trend consultant, author, and managing partner at Trendwolves, a full-service trend-watching agency focusing on young consumers and modern families. Palmaerts excels in understanding and identifying opportunities within broader cultural trends.

His notable achievements include:

  • 2019: Publication of 'Ready or Not: 11 Ways to Become Future Proof' (Lannoo, Dutch)

  • 2017: Co-founded 'La Madrugada,' a vineyard in Mendoza, Argentina, as a side project with three friends

  • 2015: Publication of 'Futures' (Lannoo, Dutch), co-written with Herman Konings and Joeri Van den Bergh

  • 2014: Initiated hosting Futuro getaway sessions in Italy three times a year

  • 2013: Awarded Trendwatcher of The Year

  • 2010: Became a board member of the music and art community Subbacultcha

  • 2008: Recognized as "Youth Trend Specialist of the Year" by the Dutch trendwatching platform Second Sight

  • 2007: Joined Trendwolves

  • 2002 - 2007: Conducted research on youth subcultures at Ladda

Tom Palmaerts

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