Civic systems need a reboot.

Civic institutions need to better serve their constituents. It can start with improving the services that they currently provide and perhaps creating new ones. Understanding what people need and taking an entrepreneurial approach is a good place to start.  However, what if the system of governing needs to be overhauled? There are certain complications with throwing an existing system out … Read More

Creating change? Work with the system, not against it.

Building a better system starts with recognizing that you are actually part of it. You need to figure out how you relate to it. Some people use the term empathy to describe this process. Here are a few of the questions that I use to get started: Why do you think that this system exists? How did you get here?  What choices … Read More