The Dark Side of Co-Creation

The Dark Side of Co-Creation

Co-creation is one of today’s hottest buzzwords. It’s the idea that a collaborative process of shared creation leads to higher levels of engagement, innovation and resilience. I should love the concept – after all, I’m working to promote a more complete understanding...
The Dance of Thrivability

The Dance of Thrivability

When I talk about thrivability, I find that many people understand it to be an end goal – an ideal state to aspire to once the real messiness of life has been perfectly sorted out.  I’ve even encountered mild hostility to the concept: “There are people starving...
Using Improv to Save the World

Using Improv to Save the World

When most of us think about improvisation, we think of theater.  We think of acting in a role that isn’t connected with reality.  We think of the need to be funny, even silly.  At best, it’s frivolous and fun.  At worst, it’s anxiety-producing.  (“She’s not going to...