Contemplating the Air Element

What’s a tree made of? When trees are placed in soil with a controlled environment and the soil is later weighed, it’s clear that trees build themselves mostly out of sunlight and air. Imagine being told that trees are made out of air. Would you have ever thought to...

Enchantivism

Iggdrasil by Leila Brown, 2002 What does action in the world by non-heroes look like? What if we replaced arguing, shaming, and moralizing with storytelling, empathizing, and inspiring? “In its own quiet way, Enchantivism.  draws on the power of imaginative vision...

Vitality and the Digital Economy

We need energy and creativity  to thrive in the digital economy Vitality originates from the Latin word: Vital, which means “life”. It is recognized through some form of dynamic expression. Vitality is more than just physical, it is also an internal experience. It is...

Swarm Organization

"A swarm organization is a decentralized, collaborative effort of volunteers that looks like a hierarchical, traditional organization from the outside. It is built by a small core of people that construct a scaffolding of go-to-people, enabling a large number of...

Artist Innovators

There is a kind of refusal to serve power that isn’t a revolt or a rebellion, but a revolution in the sense of reversing meanings, of changing how things are understood. Anyone who has been able to break from the grip of a controlling, crippling belief or bigotry or...