The Mother of Invention

Real innovation is rarely planned. It often arises from a problem, or serendipity. Right now, almost all those I am talking to are taking precautionary measures regarding Covid19. Working from home is high on the list. And most of these same people have climate change, in particular carbon reduction, on their agenda. It begs theContinue reading “The Mother of Invention”

Stranded on the summit.

To make the changes we need to not just survive, but thrive together, we have to go beyond what we know and be guided by what we believe in, our intuition, and our insight. It’s difficult, because we’re used to proof. A solid business case. Someone to blame if it goes wrong. We’re used toContinue reading “Stranded on the summit.”

Do the work

Reading often throws up interesting juxtapositions. In his latest book, Roberto Unger defines three ways of making a living; wages work, self employment and cooperation, and emphasises we need to be focusing on the last two. In the latest copy of the RSA Journal, Thomas MacMillan looks at a Populus Poll of 16-24 year olds,Continue reading “Do the work”