New decade, new look: A spotlight on observation for effective problem-solving in the 2020

We are in the midst of accelerating change: global warming; jobs automation; an invisible infotech revolution. People and phenomena are increasingly inter-connected in complex, intangible ways. There is too much information, too little time. For decision-makers tackling contemporary problems, navigating past dogma and divining technology’s next breakthrough are everyday acts. The moment we learn something new, we are already out…Continue reading New decade, new look: A spotlight on observation for effective problem-solving in the 2020

Dealing with the world like a systems thinker: How to begin

A brief, broad foray into the enigmatic field of systems thinking can help move beyond the management speak towards more open mindsets and more effective strategies for shaping our complex universe. If your job or volunteering involves addressing society’s predicaments at global, national or local level, you are probably comfortable with pervasive convolution, interconnection and uncertainty. For example, you might…Continue reading Dealing with the world like a systems thinker: How to begin