Collaborative Innovation–Issue One: The Most Important Questions for Our Time

Collaborative Innovation–Issue One: The Most Important Questions for Our Time

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. 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?

Issue One: Authors and Articles

Following are the authors and articles for this issues:

GARRY JACOBS
President and CEO of the World Academy of Art & Science
THE UPLIFTING POWER OF HUMAN INTERACTION

DANIEL SHAPIRO Ph.D.
Director, founder, director, and active mediator in the Harvard International Negotiation Program
OPTIMAL COLLABORATION: A THREE-TIERED PROCESS

DR. ROBERT BARTHELEMY
Founding Director of the Wright Brothers Institute and it’s IDEA Lab
WHAT WOULD IT TAKE FOR US TO SUCCEED?

MARILYN J. SMITH
Director of Civil Justice Programs for the Indiana Bar Foundation
WHAT IS MY PERSONAL TRUTH AND HOW CAN I LIVE CONSISTENT WITH MY VALUES?

RODOLFO A. FIORINI
Professor of Bioengineering at Politecnico di Milano University, Milano, Italy
THE ROOTS OF COLLABORATIVE INNOVATION

DR. CHARLES E. SMITH
(Executive Editor of Collaborative Innovation: A Journal, and a highly-experienced Executive Coach, Futurist and Author), and RICHARD WHITEHURST – (Founder and Director of The Overview Institute of Australia and its sister organization, Planetary Human)
COLLABORATIVE INNOVATION AND THE OVERVIEW EFFECT

RICHARD HILL MA, MEd, MBMSc
A practicing psychotherapist/counselor, author, educator, professional supervisor, and a world authority on the power of curiosity
COLLABORATIVE INNOVATION: WHAT TURNS IT OFF AND WHAT TURNS IT ON?

DR. DAVID NORRIS
Forty years as a college teacher, manager, international consultant and coach.
THE SPACE BETWEEN US: AN APPROACH TO COLLABORATIVE INNOVATION

ROBERT E. JOHNSTON JR.
Founder and Managing Associate, Strategy Innovation Group, LLC
COLLABORATIVE INNOVATION BUILDS GLOBAL SOCIAL RESILIENCE FOR CLIMATE CHANGE

ALAINA CUGNON
CEO of Purpose Linked Consulting (PLC) and a nationally recognized expert in leadership, purpose and passion
PASSION AND PURPOSE ARE LEVERS FOR SUSTAINING COLLABORATIVE INNOVATION

TONY TURNBULL
25 years in the consumer products industry in supply chain, HR, and product launch functions, and another 25 years consulting to international companies around the world.
A ROAD TO CONSCIOUSNESS

ROB NOYES SMITH
Born in England, Rob grew up in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) where he served as an army officer in the Kings African Rifles and SAS. He now concentrates internationally on executive coaching and writing.
COLLABORATIVE INNOVATION: A PERSONAL JOURNEY

Banner Credit: THE BRIDGE OF AWE IN SCOTLAND
ARGYLL AND BUTE

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Charles Smith

Charles SmithCHARLES E. SMITH Ph.D Charlie is Executive Editor of the Journal of Collaborative Innovation in the Library of Professional Coaching. A highly-experienced Futurist, Author, and Executive Coach, current interests are in deep dives into the nature of Collaborative Innovation, conscious conversations, and engaging large numbers of kindred spirits and businesses. For fifty years, he has been a personal and leadership coach and organizational behavior consultant stimulating breakthrough thinking, culture change and seemingly impossible results. A graduate of the Boston Public Latin School, Charlie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Relations from Harvard College, an MBA from the Harvard Business School, a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Case Western Reserve University, and a Certificate in Gestalt Methods from the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland. He was Visiting Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at Sir George Williams University in Montreal, former President of the Harvard-Radcliffe Club of New Mexico, and Editor of Transformation Magazine published by the Library of Professional Coaching. Dr. Smith has written three books, "The Merlin Factor, Leadership and Strategic Intent” "Navigating from the Future," “Don’t be a Noddle in Someone Else’s Soup” and many articles located in the Library of Professional Coaching and Eruditio, a Journal of the World Academy of Art and Science. He is Executive Editor of this Journal of Collaborative Innovation.

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