The Disruptive Report Card

The Disruptive Report Card

A Disruptive Report Card Report cards are feedback loops on how well we are doing in different subjects. I thought it would be fun to create a Disruptive Report Card that provides feedback on how well we are adapting and leading in this time of major disruption. You...
Learning to Fly

Learning to Fly

My colleague wrote this piece a few months ago. When I read the quote “As a civilization, this is the moment when we either learn how to fly or we come crashing down,” the post grabbed me immediately. I’m republishing it here, with Michelle’s...
Back to Square 1

Back to Square 1

The Curve is Back and We are Back to Pause and Reflect        My name is David Erskine and Dr. Kathleen Allen asked me to write a third blog from just ten minutes north of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. As you may be aware, California has re-closed its...
Inviting a Pause

Inviting a Pause

Katie Boone is a colleague of mine who does system change work from her position as Innovation Manager at the Future Services Institute based in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. We were talking the other day about how intentional...