Regeneration consists of value-adding processes. Understanding an entity or endeavor as a value-adding process means to see it alive and unfolding toward fuller expression of its essence, becoming more of who or what it is, releasing more potential into its world. For example, when you know that the essence of sodium cyanide (the chemical used to extract gold fro…
reated agai…at no two living entities are identical, particularly at the level of their physical being and DNA. Every living being has an essence, a distinctive non-replicable core that is never created again but can be regenerated.
systems, … world really works. It is not a prescription; it doesn’t describe how things ought to be. Instead, regeneration is knowledge based on the science of living systems, and in particular the science of lifeforms generated by DNA.
…icked problems persist, and are subject to redefinition and resolution in different ways over time. Wicked problems are not objectively given but their formulation already depends on the viewpoint of those presenting them. There is no ultimate test of the validity of solutions to a wicked problem. The testing of solutions…
If the core of innovation is — as Arthur Koestler put it — to connect two or more previously unconnected things or issues, then we will innovate more appropriately once we learn from multiple perspectives in order to integrate ecological, social and economic concerns into solutions that are good for people, planet and shared prosperity.
…ion, intuition or spontaneous insight of a single individual — in most but certainly not all cases. We should neither exclusively favour inter-subjective ‘rational’ reasoning nor only rely on individual insight and intuition, but let ourselves be informed by both, as and when appropriate.
…y publish books using lean, even approach Thanksgiving dinner as if it were an engineering project. Agile and Lean Startup aren’t just methodologies; they are a way to work through complex systems toward a desired result.