as a meaningful contributor to
That program broke us out of
“Our universities, however, continue to
teach and operate in the system that is
destroying the biosphere. Adherence
to the old mind-set, the old curricula,
obsolete pedagogy, and shortsighted
planning are producing graduates who
are trained to perpetuate the destruction
of the biosphere.
Business, upon which so much depends,
will never “get it” with graduates like these
entering the work force. “
(Ray Anderson, our 09 graduation speaker)
“Clarity is not a virtue.
and explicit, you won’t give your
collaborators room to run. Put ideas
out there that are half-baked, ideas
means yet. Put yourself in an
environment that rewards failure.
Creativity is risky; successful creative
the most often.
project to pan out. Know when to cut
your losses and move on. “Innovation
emerges from the bottom up,
unpredictably, and it’s only after the
innovation has occurred that every
one realizes what’s happened.
Innovation can’t be planned;
it can’t be predicted: it has to
be allowed to emerge. Like
to realize that collaborative webs
are more important than creative
people. The power of this
collaborative web …is what companies
must tap into if they want to create
a culture that encourages significant innovation.”
The Creative Power of Collaboration
“Let me make one thing perfectly clear”
I swim in an addiction to clarity.