Despite record funding, increasing employment and even more nonprofit organisations we appear to have achieved little in the way of minimising or eliminating society's wicked problems. Maybe the solution lies with community engagement and decision making?
Learning to think is critical for innovation, change, coping with uncertainty and creating a better future. The best places to work are those where people are encouraged to think, their ideas are nurtured, explored and expanded into something doable.
In the event of a slow economic recovery then responsibility for rebuilding sustainable communities and ensuring no one is left behind may fall to the communities themselves