Cooperation / Competition
In this first Journal issue, I’m especially interested in addressing Buckminster Fuller’s question from which he created his extraordinary inventive technical and social inventions and projects.
I now do my best to engage with consciousness as an individual and in collaboration with others, while remaining conscious of my choice to do so, and climb the next flight of steps to discover the next level of consciousness as an ascent rather than a descent as I grow older.
“At this extraordinary time of social, political and economic disintegration, with respect to “Collaborative Innovation”, what is the most important question we can ask, and why?” My answer is: “Why are we not coming together as people, to solve these solvable problems?” And the answer to that is: “We think our political system will do it for us.” Wrong!
Invite participants to connect the deeper aspects of who they are, and the diverse insights born of their passions, to the solutions they are seeking to develop for the organization
Climate change is forcing communities to assess their readiness for confronting the increasingly frequent environmental disruptions that transform sea coasts, consume forests and take human life.
In our past history on this planet we have always succeeded in dealing with critical challenges through innovation produced by flashes of insight. And now more than ever exactly that is what is needed. Through experience and observation, we know that collaboration does inspire and support innovation, but we don’t really know exactly why or how.