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4 Goals from the Mental Health Anti-Stigma Design Summit

4 Goals from the Mental Health Anti-Stigma Design Summit

October 21, 2022

If you’re planning a Design Summit for your Grand Challenge, look at what we put together for …

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Coordination and Communication for Grand Challenges

October 13, 2022

I’ve just concluded the design summit for the Grand Challenge to eliminate the stigma around mental health …

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Upbeat Ambiance

October 6, 2022

At our upcoming Design Summit for the Grand Challenge to eliminate the stigma around mental health and …

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Leadership and balance

Leadership and Balance

September 22, 2022

What would it be if you could sum up leadership in one word? Inspiration? Dedication? Execution? Strategy? …

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A Grand Challenge is not a Project

September 9, 2022

I have been using this platform to discuss Grand Challenges– big, bold initiatives that take on some …

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Grand Challenge Systems Model for Change

Grand Challenge Systems Model for Change

August 18, 2022

Launching a successful Grand Challenge requires managing several critical elements. In past issues, I’ve covered: the Grand …

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strategic foresight in 5 steps

Strategic Foresight in 5 Steps

August 11, 2022

Grand Challenges address socially intractable problems. Wicked problems. Problems that have so many moving parts, it’s difficult …

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Touchstone event 7 steps to impact grand challenges

Touchstone Events: 7 Steps to Impact Grand Challenges

August 4, 2022

I am event-driven. I believe bringing people together has the most potential for creating the capability and …

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Grand Challenge Design Studio

Grand Challenge Design Studio

July 28, 2022

 I’ve spent the last few months focused on Grand Challenges, using Visionary Talk to highlight models, …

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Grand Challenges: Awe-some Work

July 21, 2022

I’ve been talking a lot about elements of a Grand Challenge and the frameworks and models I …

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The Majestic and the Minuscule

November 28, 2022

I love to get out in the country, away from the city lights, to take in the …

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Stay on Track!

November 21, 2022

Sometimes life is about perseverance and staying the course. It’s one of the hardest lessons because it …

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Grace

November 14, 2022

I was in Manhattan last week to meet with the Ad Council (of Rosie the Riveter and …

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Transiting Worlds

Transiting Worlds

November 7, 2022

From the back country woods of Virginia to downtown Manhattan in 72 hours. We all have experienced …

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Keystones

October 31, 2022

As I have written before, a keystone is a wedge-shaped stone at the very top of an …

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Balance

October 24, 2022

For many years I provided leadership training at the Goddard Space Flight Center. During that time, I …

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Pacing

October 17, 2022

The tree above has been dripping sap for days on a trail I regularly take. It’s been …

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Taking Action

October 10, 2022

I am at the Snowbird resort outside Salt Lake City. The drive was gorgeous as fall foliage …

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Overcoming Thresholds

October 3, 2022

Next week I will be facilitating a Design Summit for the Grand Challenge to eliminate the stigma …

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Work that Matters

September 26, 2022

October 9-11 we launch the national network to eliminate the stigma around mental health and substance use …

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