It’s important because it might fail

"If you're doing something that might not work, then you're doing something important." - Seth Godin I love that quote. It means most of us who are using our time and energy aren't really working on something important. We are conditioned to not risk, to seek the certain path, the one that works because everyone else has … Continue reading It’s important because it might fail

Don’t believe everything you think

Often I get the question "Has anything like Copiosis been attempted before?" Another: "Is this something you can do on a small scale to test it?" People asking such questions undoubtedly are looking for confirmation Copiosis can work before believing it as a real possibility. Just six months ago, I was answering such questions with a resounding … Continue reading Don’t believe everything you think

How not to do it

Good golly. They got so close. Those focusing on systemic change often point to Northern Europe for evidence that change is possible. Sometimes evidence from Northern Europe teaches a better lesson: how to not do it. While Icelanders approved their crowdsourced constitution created shortly after the Great Recession, the powerful and the elite came in as … Continue reading How not to do it

The world is getting better

If you're encouraged about where the world is heading, you're in good company. We're not the only ones creating a world we all know is possible. There are literally millions of people doing the same thing. Tiny acts from people that go unnoticed, large ones offering great promise, it's all blending perfectly in a tapestry … Continue reading The world is getting better