All (Most?) great initiatives start internally with self-knowledge and a sense of identity. This is crucial for building a unique and individual presence, and it often lies on a strong cultural foundation, which can be individual or shared.
A higher purpose that rests on a strong sense of position, and a vision of how the world is evolving and where we would like to be : This is the spark of the first movement.
This is the link between the world of purpose and the world of tools and resources. This is where the "one" becomes "many".
The future belongs to a new kind of Thinkers: Empathic, Inventive, and Holistic.
The creative tools of the new class of thinkers are the art-science mix of Meaning, Beauty, Stories, Design, Play, Big-Picture thinking, and Synergy. These intellectual tools can only be used by the widely knowledgeable, passionate, and intelligent.
Media & Design are connectors of people, ideas, organizations, and goals. Skilled use of Media & Design helps deliver multi-dimensional goals.
A modern, flexible, and robust structure can do a lot towards exploiting the amazing resources available in today's (relatively) flat and hyper-connected world. We cab do much much more at a fraction of the cost - if we are ready.
The innate reward of a true and original identity, based on solid foundations is a strong sense of individuality and uniqueness. This can silently speak louder than millions of words..
It takes much more to reach out and speak to people. Old marketing is dead, and now products, missions, stories, true voice, and emotional links are true drivers of engagement and relationships between organizations and their audiences.
In an increasingly complex world, it takes true skill to see the relationships that link ideas, concepts, practical work, and future impact. Connections and Relationships magnify the potential of ideas and organizations, without sacrificing true intellectual quality needed.
Overspecialization and Strict Frameworks - although deceivingly efficient - are manufacturing concepts, not fit for the needs of our conceptual age.. True value is elsewhere: In the mix of meaning, wide knowledge, and vision.
Analytics and scientific design of processes to be able to gauge the impact of work is absolutely crucial in a digital age which produces oceans of data every second. Intent can consciously craft meaning out of vast amounts of raw and seemingly meaningless data.