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Hundreds of high profile companies have engaged Mary O’Hara-Devereaux for her steady eyed forecasts, legendary ability to translate trends into profitable opportunities and her strategic advice. She engages audiences with evidenced based foresight, provocative insights and stories of the future. She combines hard hitting truths about the future with inspiration and optimism about what lies ahead.

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Hot Dispatches From The Frontlines Of The Future

See Mary in Action as she lands her future helicopter on interesting spots in the landscape of the future.

Historic Cycle of Disruptive Innovation–Understanding the Big Picture

Mary provides an historic review of 10 cycles of disruptive innovation, dating back to the Bronze Age in the 5th Century B.C. like the one we are in today that helps to make sense of the future. She explains what happens when new technologies and science disrupts the economy, and creates a structural shift followed by a failure of social institutions. We’re currently navigating out of the Badlands of this disruptive cycle. Find out what happens next!

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Toxic Leaders Rise in the Badlands

In this brief video, Mary O’Hara-Devereaux explains why there is always an increase in toxic leaders in the Badlands. How do they maintain support in “the Badlands?” How do we rid our economy of them and move forward? Most importantly, what kinds of leaders will replace them as see as we look towards the “frontline of the future?” Tune in to find out.

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Demographics Are Destiny–Healthy Longevity and Women’s Second Middle Age

One of the biggest success stories of the 20th Century is people around the globe living to 100 with healthy longevity. By 2020, China will have close to 300 million people over the age of 60. The implications and transformations in society are huge. Meanwhile, find out why Mary suggests that this is “the most exciting time to be a woman in the history of the human race!”

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Economic Fault Line Forecasts

Known as a steady eyed forecaster, Mary O’Hara-Devereaux provides an economic forecast annually with quarterly updates which are reliably accurate. She forecast the Great Recession of 2008 in 2004.

November 2012—U.S Economy Muddles Ahead-Cautious Optimism

Mary O’Hara-Devereaux gives you her year-end forecast for 2012 and outlook for 2013. What should we expect from the European Union, China, and our own economy in the months ahead? What does an economy of “stubborn, anemic growth” hold for you? Tune in to Mary’s Hot Dispatch to find out.

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Fault Line Forecast, January 2012—Economy Proves Resilient-Better Anemic Growth

Despite some major adverse shocks, the American economy avoided a recession at the end of 2011. What’s next as we move in to 2012? Mary was spot on with her forecast of relatively flat growth hovering around 2% for the year, persistent unemployment, contained inflation and the slowdown in China.

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Fault Line Forecast, June 2011—Economy Hits the Stall Button-Recovery Loses Momentum

In her July 2011 forecast, Mary O’Hara-Devereaux forecast the continued drag on the economy of housing, consumer debt leveraging and poor job creation. She was spot on with the rise in exports to an all time high. Although there was some uptick at the end of the year, which she foresaw, it stayed anemic but at least avoided a recession.

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In The Press

Fox TV—What’s next in the economy?

Marc Bailey of FOX News 6 interviews Mary O’Hara-Devereaux about topics in her book, Navigating the Badlands. What does it mean to be in the Badlands? Are we headed for doom and gloom? What are the biggest opportunities, threats and wild cards that this acclaimed economic futurist foresees? These topics and more, explored in this fast-paced, informative news clip.

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Bloomberg TV—What’s ahead for middle market companies?

Lane Bajardi asks Mary O’Hara-Devereaux pressing economic questions in a period of uncertainty. Should companies be taking risks? Are we facing volatility or stability? Should small businesses be thinking about growth? What’s the employment conundrum in the United States? Tune in for Mary’s replies and forecasts on Bloomberg TV.

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