Listening to difference, made practical

This April, the City of Pittsburgh held its annual Inclusive Innovation Week…


The Problem with Problems

A compelling essay on problem-focus and possibility-blindness Fit principal…


Frontier Retreat 2017: Taking in a wider horizon

Nine people, three days, a wide horizon Snapshots: readings, images, reactions…


Listening to the catalysts

We listened.What is the experience of people who are working in community- and…


Surfacing Unspoken System Dynamics

A workshop participant is asked to create a "social sculpture" that represents…


A Letter to the Misfit

It is isolating to be "different" in a culture that prefers conformity. As she…


Three articles on participation strategy: why it matters, how to sketch it

Participation: who gets together when, what they do together, and how that…


TEDx: Three Skills for Transformation

The theme of 2017’s Pittsburgh TEDx event was titled…


These times, this life: What really matters?

After hosting the Frontier Retreat, Hannah went on a solo retreat in the…


Transforming Moment: Situation Modeling

We invited a senior innovation manager from a global food corporation to do an…