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Design Thinking: Not Enough for the Fusion Future?

This essay is cross posted from econogy.co and medium.com. Design Thinking is Fundamentally Conservative and Preserves the Status Quo https://hbr.org/2018/09/design-thinking-is-fundamentally-conservative-and-preserves-the-status-quo Why Design Thinking works https://hbr.org/2018/09/why-design-thinking-works  — When you find two articles in one week, in the same respected publication, that make such different proclamations about the same thing, there’s something interesting going on. How can … Continue reading Design Thinking: Not Enough for the Fusion Future?

The Industrial Era and the Fusion Era

This piece is cross-posted from econogy.co In the upcoming Everyone Innovates Here book, I found myself grappling with what to call the emerging economic/cultural/technical era that most of us feel that we are entering. I decided that the term that worked the best for me was the Fusion Age, but I only briefly unpack that … Continue reading The Industrial Era and the Fusion Era

Retain your Talent and Grow your Businesses: ETG Brain Trust teams

I'm delighted to announce a new initiative we are piloting with Econogy Talent Group that creates a completely new way for your organization to retain more of your top-flight young talent and help your small businesses at the same time! For years, I have listened to economic and community developers and chambers of commerce struggle … Continue reading Retain your Talent and Grow your Businesses: ETG Brain Trust teams