Interstellar Insights – Traction’s New Innovation Game

November’s Design with Dialogue explored Interstellar Insights a newly prototyped tool and game from Tamara and Shawna Eberle of Traction Strategy.  They last joined us in 2016 to share their last breaking new innovation process game Innovate or Dinosaur. OCAD U was among the first to experience – Interstellar Insights Head into deep space and […]

Dialogue Strategies in Public Engagement: Is More Better?

Who is and where is your community, that you care about? Do you have the conversations there you would like to learn from? How might you bring a practice, a clearing to open dialogues in your communities? What are the most appropriate dialogue methods to fit different contexts? How might we build working knowledge and […]

On the Journey to Systems Change

How do we shift the skills and language of innovation to enable system change? A shift in practice from “changemaking as direct action” to systems change continues, as a movement in philanthropy, social innovation and social impact that recognizes the nonlinear, complex processes of change in human systems. The McConnell Foundation has been actively leading […]

Disrupting the Business Model of War

Can we Raise Awareness Toward Disrupting the Business Model of War?  If we become aware of the interconnected systems and interests of political & planetary oppression, we can publicly speak to these issues, and disrupt their functions. We hold that a truly peaceful world demonstrates flourishing – which is present when people, societies and ecologies […]