Building community

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Building community is a participatory effort. Being able to handle diverse opinions is critical to building a business, group, or movement that is resilient and able to stay continuously competitive. How do you bring people together?  

Diversity

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Norman Crowe and Paul Laseau’s Visual Notes is a classic text on the art of recording one’s ideas and observations in the form of pictures. Drawing and sketching is a very effective method of capturing and then communicating the essence of a person, place, or thing. It is also a key analytic tool for designers as they seek to deconstruct and make … Read More

Innovation

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Where do I look for innovation? Art, music, architecture, fiction, and film. I look to see not only what these artists, authors, architects, and directors are creating, but I’m looking more closely at how they do it. Are they developing new ways of collaborating or partnering with others that can inform how I should be doing business? Have they developed … Read More