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How to be a Good Ancestor to Future Generations With Antossa Soltani

We are currently functioning within an economic system that encourages exponential growth. The consequence of this type of growth has devastating ecological implications. Profit before compassion. We destroy the rainforest in the name of cheaper coffee beans.This week’s Bold.Ly Now guest, Atossa Soltani describes this relationship with crystal clarity.  “Our economic system, which is life...

A Revolution of Mindset with Dr. Zach Bush

We live in unprecedented times, calling for an unprecedented upheaval of “the way things are”.  “I think this generation is ready for a real revolution, and it doesn’t have to be a violent one. I think it’s a revolution of philosophy. And I think a revolution of philosophy would change far more than any other...

Resurrect the Feeling of Play with Jason Silva

Over the past months, coronavirus has dominated conversations, thoughts and news broadcasts. The world is changing and our reference points for “normal” are shifting. Now, more than ever, is the time to enact what inspires you, consider new ways of doing things and take bold action. Let us take this time to reimagine our future....

Imagination Beyond the Constraint of the Past

To generate a future for a thriving humanity will take a critical mass of us imagining realities that stretch far beyond what we know from the past.  So, how do we go about that? Let’s start with an understanding of the past and the future.  It may seem obvious that both the past and the...

A Bold Future Begins With You

There is a spark in all of us, a desire to create a better world – a thriving future for ourselves and for generations to come. However, it can all seem so immense, what can we as individuals do? There’s a lot that goes into answering that question, more than can fit in one blog...

A Thriving Future is an Infinite Game

In his 1986 book, “Finite and Infinite Games” James Carse speaks about the two kinds of games.  At the simplest level, a finite game is played for the purpose of winning and an infinite game is played for the purpose of continuing the game.   So what does all that have to do with a thriving...

Doughnut Economics for A Thriving Future

For decades growth has been a central tenet of our economic theory and systems.  Yet this growth has led to exceeding ecological limits, with increasing climate change and extinction of species.  We also have many of us slipping below fundamental social foundations in areas like health, education, gender equality and many others. In her TED...

Solarpunks are Generative Futurists

There’a a lot of visions of the future expressed in books and films in which there is a dystopian future with a blighted environment, over crowded cities all ruled by mega-corporations.  Think Blade Runner, or Ready Player One.  The bracing fact about all this is that we can see elements of this dystopian imagining of...

The Overview Effect

Imagine you are on the International Space Station.  Pause for a few moments and allow yourself to imagine that you are looking back at the Earth.  It’s a lot to take in.  Some people have described it as seeing the earth “to be a tiny, fragile ball of life, hanging in the void, shielded and...

A Bold Future Begins With You

There is a spark in all of us, a desire to create a better world – a thriving future for ourselves and for generations to come. However, it can all seem so immense, what can we as individuals do? There’s a lot that goes into answering that question, more than can fit in one blog...

A Thriving Future is an Infinite Game

In his 1986 book, “Finite and Infinite Games” James Carse speaks about the two kinds of games.  At the simplest level, a finite game is played for the purpose of winning and an infinite game is played for the purpose of continuing the game.   So what does all that have to do with a thriving...

Solarpunks are Generative Futurists

There’a a lot of visions of the future expressed in books and films in which there is a dystopian future with a blighted environment, over crowded cities all ruled by mega-corporations.  Think Blade Runner, or Ready Player One.  The bracing fact about all this is that we can see elements of this dystopian imagining of...

Doughnut Economics for A Thriving Future

For decades growth has been a central tenet of our economic theory and systems.  Yet this growth has led to exceeding ecological limits, with increasing climate change and extinction of species.  We also have many of us slipping below fundamental social foundations in areas like health, education, gender equality and many others. In her TED...

The Overview Effect

Imagine you are on the International Space Station.  Pause for a few moments and allow yourself to imagine that you are looking back at the Earth.  It’s a lot to take in.  Some people have described it as seeing the earth “to be a tiny, fragile ball of life, hanging in the void, shielded and...

Imagination Beyond the Constraint of the Past

To generate a future for a thriving humanity will take a critical mass of us imagining realities that stretch far beyond what we know from the past.  So, how do we go about that? Let’s start with an understanding of the past and the future.  It may seem obvious that both the past and the...

Doughnut Economics for A Thriving Future

For decades growth has been a central tenet of our economic theory and systems.  Yet this growth has led to exceeding ecological limits, with increasing climate change and extinction of species.  We also have many of us slipping below fundamental social foundations in areas like health, education, gender equality and many others. In her TED...

How to be a Good Ancestor to Future Generations With Antossa Soltani

We are currently functioning within an economic system that encourages exponential growth. The consequence of this type of growth has devastating ecological implications. Profit before compassion. We destroy the rainforest in the name of cheaper coffee beans.This week’s Bold.Ly Now guest, Atossa Soltani describes this relationship with crystal clarity.  “Our economic system, which is life...

A Revolution of Mindset with Dr. Zach Bush

We live in unprecedented times, calling for an unprecedented upheaval of “the way things are”.  “I think this generation is ready for a real revolution, and it doesn’t have to be a violent one. I think it’s a revolution of philosophy. And I think a revolution of philosophy would change far more than any other...

Resurrect the Feeling of Play with Jason Silva

Over the past months, coronavirus has dominated conversations, thoughts and news broadcasts. The world is changing and our reference points for “normal” are shifting. Now, more than ever, is the time to enact what inspires you, consider new ways of doing things and take bold action. Let us take this time to reimagine our future....

Imagination Beyond the Constraint of the Past

To generate a future for a thriving humanity will take a critical mass of us imagining realities that stretch far beyond what we know from the past.  So, how do we go about that? Let’s start with an understanding of the past and the future.  It may seem obvious that both the past and the...

A Thriving Future is an Infinite Game

In his 1986 book, “Finite and Infinite Games” James Carse speaks about the two kinds of games.  At the simplest level, a finite game is played for the purpose of winning and an infinite game is played for the purpose of continuing the game.   So what does all that have to do with a thriving...

Solarpunks are Generative Futurists

There’a a lot of visions of the future expressed in books and films in which there is a dystopian future with a blighted environment, over crowded cities all ruled by mega-corporations.  Think Blade Runner, or Ready Player One.  The bracing fact about all this is that we can see elements of this dystopian imagining of...