Month: April 2017

What We Count Counts

Numbers are powerful. They provide context, status, and proximity to goals. They can be used to shame or celebrate.  Often they are presented as irrevocable facts, but we can ‘work’

City Surgeons

In advance of MGBCE on April 20th I’ve been talking to keynote speakers about what’s on their minds and what drives their work, bouncing these ideas off other conversations I’ve

Defining Resilience

Last week focused on the need for a language decoder ring to help us determine whether sustainability is a concept, a framework, or a movement. This week we tackle the

Language is More Than a Tool

Last week this series focused on some of the roles we take on and those facets of ourselves that we highlight to get our job done. This week I am