Podcasts and Videos on Systems Thinking

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Want to read and hear something that will challenge the way you think? Something that will literally re-shape the way you see the world? Blog posts on systems thinking I’ve been writing about systems thinking for 10+ years. So, this blog has a ton of stuff on the topic. Systems thinking blog posts in this…

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What the h*** is Systems Thinking?

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Originally posted on The Green Rose:
Since graduating with my Masters in Design for Sustainability I’ve had a lot of conversations with friends, family and potential employers about my degree and they mostly just want to know what “Design for Sustainability” actually means. Oh, I remember the good old days of telling people I worked in architecture…

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Zooming out from healthcare to systems thinking

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Originally posted on Looking for Dave Algoso's Praxis blog?:
I’ve written about health systems in a few other places recently: a post on Humanosphere talks about health systems in general, and a post on Reboot’s blog looks at lessons from governance reform. Both posts were sparked by a recent event hosted by the Center for Global Development, Population Services…

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A brief history of (ancient) systems thinking

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Systems thinking is not new. I have been thinking about its ancient history and so far this is what I have gathered: 600 B.C. – philosophers used systems thinking to organize their thoughts (e.g. Lao Tze) 2,700 B.C. – Egyptians, like Imhotep, showed evidence that he was using systems thinking during his roles as architect,…

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