• The Future of Management

    The collision of technological disruption, rapid emerging-markets growth, and widespread aging is upending long-held assumptions that underpin strategy setting, decision making, and management.

  • Birke Baehr (11): What’s wrong with our food “system”

    11-year-old Birke Baehr presents his take on a major source of our food — far-away and less-than-picturesque industrial farms. Keeping farms out of sight promotes a rosy, unreal picture of big-box agriculture he argues, as he outlines the case to green and localize food production. It’s amazing that this 11-year old sees what many adults […]

  • The Circular Economy

    Great video by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation about the Circular Economy. The circular economy is a generic term for an industrial economy that is, by design or intention, restorative and in which material flows are of two types, biological nutrients, designed to reenter the biosphere safely, and technical nutrients, which are designed to circulate at high quality without entering […]

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    Biomimicry Life’s Principles

    Biomimicry Life’s Principles The Life’s Principles course outlines strategies for thriving based on nature’s 3.8 billion years of natural selection, delving deeper into Life’s Principles and their application. Leveraging Life’s Principles as well-adapted design lessons from nature Using Life’s Principles as a design and thinking tool Working on design challenges in interdisciplinary teams using Life’s […]

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    Biomimicry 101

    Biomimicry 101 Biomimicry (from bios, meaning life, and mimesis, meaning to imitate) is a new discipline that studies nature’s best ideas and then imitates these designs and processes to solve human problems. The core idea is that nature, imaginative by necessity, has already solved many of the problems we are grappling with today. Biomimicry allows […]