It’s my pleasure to bring you this issue of Visionary Talk. Here, I document what I’m learning as I work with clients to address Grand Challenge – big, bold initiatives that take on some of the wickedest problems that society is facing.

I work with organizations that have chosen to become the backbone organization of a Grand Challenge. The backbone organization provides infrastructure, administration, and leadership that unites many other organizations and activists collaborating to find solutions to these difficult systemic issues.

My past clients have included:

I am currently working with Inteleos on their Ultrasound Proficiency Grand Challenge and the Huntsman Mental Health Institute on its Grand Challenge to eliminate the stigma around mental health and substance use disorders.

Through this newsletter, Visionary Talk, I’ll share case studies from my work with these organizations. Together, we’ll explore the models and frameworks that I use, including:

I look forward to sharing more with you in the weeks ahead.