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Texas CEO Magazing LogoMiniTrends: The Five Keys to an Engaged and Innovative Culture by Carrie VanstonTexas CEO Magazine  (Jan. 2015)


Image result for austin business journal logoHere’s How to Stay on Top of ‘MinitTends’ and Get Ahead of the Pack, by Dr. John Vanston and Carrie VanstonThe Austin Business Journal  (Jan. 1, 2013)




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Pinnacle Book Achievement Best Business Book Award Winner
An Eric Hoffer Business Book Award Winner
ForeWord Reviews’  Business Book of the Year Finalist
USA Book News’ Entrepreneurship & Small Business Book of the Year Finalist
Dan Poynter’s Global eBook Business Book Award Finalist

The #1 Book on Business Trends at!

“Vanston’s company, Technology Futures, has been making predictions about technology and business trends since 1978. … This title offers a new take on possible product development and investment avenues.”Library Journal

“A 189-page do-it-yourself guide to the early identification of those emerging developments that eventually become the next big things.” In Forecasting, Mini Is Big--The Futurist

“MINITRENDS spotlights specific ‘minitrends’ and trains people how to recognize them and take advantage of related job opportunities.—Yahoo News

“MINITRENDS should quickly become a—if not the—standard work for the futurist’s search for business opportunities, and therefore for a wide range of social, economic, and business applications.”Joseph Coates, Foresight Network’s Futurist of the Year


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PRESS CONTACT: We are always pleased to be interviewed or provide material to the media about the MiniTrends Concept and our award-winning book MINITRENDS: How Innovators & Entrepreneurs Discover & Profit From Business & Technology Trends. To arrange an interview with authors Dr. John Vanston and Carrie Vanston or request more information about the book or our activities, please contact us or feel free to call,  (512) 258-8898, or e-mail,


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Dr. John Vanston, Author, MINITRENDS, Carrie Vanston, Co-Author, MINITRENDS










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