“The thing I hate the most about advertising is that it attracts all the bright, creative and ambitious young people, leaving us mainly with the slow and self-obsessed to become our artists. Modern art is a disaster area. Never in the field of human history has so much been used by so many to say so little.” ― Banksy   A couple of years … Continue reading Gloss

Dare to be Delusional: Beyond Social Entrepreneurship pt. 1

Entrepreneurial Development I’ve been thinking and researching a lot about the development of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs over the past three years. Some elements seem to always be there when an entrepreneur is described; Creative destruction Restlessness and curiosity Listening to people but not believing them A touch of delusion Building structures based on resources, to which the entrepreneur does not yet have access The list … Continue reading Dare to be Delusional: Beyond Social Entrepreneurship pt. 1

Communicating Complexity

Complex things are hard to communicate. But it’s nevertheless important to do it. Here are some of my reflections on how to communicate futures thinking or foresight – the rather complex field I’m working in. You might find some advice on how to communicate the complexities of your field. The post appeared first at the Association of Professional Futurists Emerging Fellows website. *** Communicating Foresight … Continue reading Communicating Complexity