WHAT'S INTERESTING US RIGHT NOW
The Human Skills we need in an unpredictable world - TED TALKS

We like this because it describes the role of and limitations of efficiency and consider what other viewpoints, skills and approaches are needed to find better ways to get better outcomes. 

We need people who:

  • equally value finding new ways

  • have a curiosity

  • are willing to try something and fail

  • who will use learning and look beyond 'efficiency'.

Why Curiosity Matters - HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW

We like this because 'curiosity' is a skill that we need in Kingston.

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The Wigan Deal (Case Study) - CENTRE FOR PUBLIC IMPACT

We think the Wigan Deal provides an interesting example of how Local Authorities can help shape 'new social relationships' between the Council and local community in order to co-deliver better outcomes.

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Landscape of innovation approaches - NESTA

The massive array of innovation approaches compiled by Nesta and States of Change provide a really cool visual. Importantly though, we think that innovation requires people to know which tools to select and when.

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Styles of Local Government Action - MEDIUM

The role of local authorities is not static and we need to consider what our role is now and in the future.

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