The Stranded Assets of Us

We think of stranded assets as locked in oil and gas commodities. But what if we think about our own assets that are locked in. How can we reclaim them?

Intelligent Failure

Professor Amy Edmondson giving talk on failure at the RSA

Prof Amy Edmondson gave a talk about intelligent failure at the RSA on 26 September. Why we need to pay attention more and be curious. Lessons for our ‘future for work’.

Futures Practice Hour

Thinking about the future can be either so scary or seem so futile that we don’t ever do it in meaningful ways. When we look at the world around us, we assume we don’t have the power for change.

Futures tools don’t take these dilemmas away. But they offer us ways of working constructively with them.

Changing the Value Proposition for Co-Production

Co-production remains on the margins, not because we don’t care enough. Our policy systems don’t require it. But co-production is the natural state in which networks thrive, and healthcare can’t be fixed by hospitals and social care on their own.

Amidst the Fog

Mist over trees

Working with uncertainty is unsettling. We all need points of reference. Futures frameworks can help us ‘read the compass’. Here’s 4 insights from our recent ‘Everyday Futures’ learning sessions.