Moving Beyond COVID-19 One Bite at a Time
In my younger years as a grassroots activist I proudly wore a t-shirt that said, “Think Globally. Act Locally”.
While I knew the slogan was suggesting we all needed to consider the health of the entire planet and to take action in our communities, I’m not sure until now I really understood how I could make the world a priority when local on its own was often so daunting.
As a result, my work instead focused first on community-led development, which ultimately evolved to include systems-thinking, strategic foresight, and digital adoption…
Posted on 06-28-21
Why Red Tape Stifles Innovation and What We Can Do About It
I think I was born practical. As a result I really hate wasting time, money, or energy.
No surprise then that I have very little tolerance for red tape – meaning complex and time-consuming forms and procedures.
While I no longer work for government or a bureaucracy, a number of recent encounters were a reminder of just how darn good they can be in terms of generating it. And the thing is, every centimeter of that red tape was generated by government with the very best of intentions. What makes it…
Posted on 06-22-21