The Overview Effect, A Catalyst For Systems Change Part I

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The Overview Effect

In this four-part series, I would like to invite you to reflect on the Overview Effect as a catalyst for deep systems change in a world that urgently needs it.

As we ponder the significant problems of our time that span cities, countries, and our entire planet, a few questions sparked by David Foster Wallace's parable are: What is our water? What is the medium which surrounds our planetary challenges that are most pressing to solve? And crucially, are we truly aware of it?

In this four-part series, I would like to invite you to reflect on the Overview Effect as a catalyst for deep systems change in a world that urgently needs it. We will look at how the Overview Effect can catalyze change by moving us away from the mental models driving the inequalities and intolerances in our existing systems and towards the paradigms we need to flourish in a beautifully complex and interconnected world.

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