Bravo! Value to customer and business makes for a nice Venn diagram, but getting people to think like this, to practice this way of thinking is another animal. And that’s where story can persuade and inspire. Looking forward to your next one.
What’s new over the years? Smartphones, video — to catch all these mfas in the act. Otherwise, “Isn’t racism over?” Or, “Obama made it worse.”
America’s greatest export is storytelling. It’s ridiculously effective, and its only counter is the truth — but you have to want the truth. And right now, reinforcing beliefs is in more demand.
But “Mikey likes it!” I read that article on sugar, too. Made me think twice about my sugar intake this weekend, but also proves the point of well thought out design. In this case, the design of John Yudkin’s demise via career assassination.
I may take this concept of design too far, but I believe it’s more universal than we…
Imagination and empathy work together to build civilizations, sure, and maybe empathy is linked to imagination. Maybe. But if empathy was more prominent in the beginning and especially in all the things we built, then where did it get lost?
Look at our society and business in general. Why is there so much distortion, or a…
Diversity is important for ANY ecosystem to thrive. Who’s offering insightful, inspiring, and useful content, regardless of age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, etc.? If I only look for “influencers”, I’ll miss out on upcoming talent as well.
And to clear up the term “racism” would probably take another sizable post, although the video at the end provides a nice take. Racism is not bigotry or prejudice. James Baldwin give examples: